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Director of Sue J. Henry Center for Pre-Law Education

Miami University (Ohio)
Oxford, Ohio
Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 11, 2022

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration
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Full Time
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College of Arts & Science: Director of Sue J. Henry Center for Pre-Law Education to lead, grow, and administer the program, including management of the Sue J. Henry Pre-Law  Suite; work in close collaboration with the College of Arts and Science (CAS) Dean's Office, the CAS Advising Office, the Center for Career Exploration and Success (CCES), departmental faculty advisors, and other university offices to ensure effective and successful advising and mentoring for students with pre-law interests.

The Director for Pre-Law Education will:

  • Advise current undergraduates with pre-law interests through individual and small group advising, and workshop/seminar activities, with focus on academic preparation for law school, general career advising, internship selection, LSAT preparation, and law school application and acceptance processes.
  • Advise alumnae/i in law school application and acceptance processes.
  • Provide training and resources for pre-law advisors across a variety of academic departments.
  • Teach, coordinate, and develop courses and instruction related to the further study of law as administered by the Center.
  • Work closely with both the CAS staff and University Communication and Marketing to ensure effective communication related to pre-law advising, and maintain and enhance other resource materials pertinent to effective pre-law advising.
  • Regularly review, analyze, and present Law School Admission Council data to the Pre-Law Advisory Board and other CAS staff and faculty, and prepare annual reports to the CAS Dean synthesizing admissions data.
  • Participate with CAS staff and faculty, in collaboration with the Office of Admission in student recruitment, yield, and retention activities.
  • Serve as the liaison to the Pre-Law Alumni Advisory Board, work closely with the University Development Office to facilitate contact with alumni and fundraising, and represent the university and the Pre-Law Program in relevant professional associations.
  • Serve as the advisor to pre-law organizations as requested.
  • Maintain, coordinate, and solicit experiential opportunities for students, including job shadowing, internship, mentoring, coaching, and research. This will include coordination with the Center for Career Exploration and Success as well as invited presentations by guest speakers and experiential opportunities such as the Program's annual Law Day and Women in Law and Leadership Symposium.
  • Develop, coordinate, and solicit experiential opportunities for diverse students, manage and supervise the Center budget.
  • Supervise undergraduate student workers and graduate practicum students who provide assistance to the Center.
  • Collaborate with the director of the Mock Trial program.
  • Establish relationships with law schools and their admissions officers to promote Miami students.
  • The position requires some travel including some weekends.

Required: Law degree (J.D.); demonstrated knowledge of law school programs and law-related fields. Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Consideration may be given to candidates with prior experience and record of success in working with pre-law students and undergraduate pre-law programming; skills pertinent to engaging students in general career and academic advising; skills and experience in engaging alumni; understanding of and experience with university academic environments.

Submit cover letter that describes qualifications and relevant experience and a vision for the Pre-Law Center and resume to Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Susan Brehm at Screening of applications will begin on October 25, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

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