Center for Professional Development and Career
Georgia State University College of Law
The Center for Professional Development and Career Strategies at
Georgia State University College of Law currently seeks qualified
applicants for the position of Assistant Director. Reporting
to the center’s director, the assistant director will provide
career and professional development services for students and
alumni in support the missions of the center and college. The
responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited
to the following:
- Provides career and professional development advisement for all
non-JD students. Helps advise JD students on routine matters
related to interview protocol and application documents.
- Develops and implements new programming for non-JD students.
Works with program director(s) of non-JD programs to identify
student needs for professional development. Serves as project
manager for events. Develops content for and creates weekly student
electronic publication. Develops content for digital signage and
printed collateral. Works closely with the College of Law
Communications Department regarding events.
- Develops and maintains website content, including student
resources available on the college’s intranet and outward-facing
website. Manages the department's primary email account.
- Facilitates communication between the Center and the external
legal community of elected officials, judges, attorneys, alumni,
bar associations, students and other constituent groups.
Serves as a liaison to university colleges, departments, and
- Manages the Symplicity Career Management System, supervises job
postings, creates sessions and schedules for on-campus interviews,
manages scheduling for job fairs, and conducts Symplicity Career
Management System training seminars as needed. Answers
student and employer questions related to Symplicity and
- Learns and tests new technology software and web-based
applications and components for unit and coordinates with internal
information technology unit and external IT partners to develop
product purchase recommendation(s) as needed.
- Develops and implements iCollege course content for
Professional Development class, including course syllabus,
recordings, handouts, quizzes, and assignments
- Exercises autonomy to create data reports for analysis;
facilitates collection of summer and year-round post-graduation
employment statistics and other data to report to American
Association of Law Schools, American Bar Association, U.S. News and
World Report, National Association of Legal Career Professionals,
National Jurist, American Lawyer, Princeton Review and others.
Tracks data and provides metrics for student engagement, including
attendance at programs and one-on-one engagement with CPD
The position will require some evening work to accommodate
students in the part-time evening program and occasional
weekends. Application review for this position will begin
immediately and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis until the
position is filled.
Part of one of the Southeast’s largest comprehensive research
universities, Georgia State Law is a dynamic urban-centered law
school located in the heart of Atlanta with approximately 650 full-
and part-time students. The College of Law brings together a
dynamic group of faculty and staff who promote scholarship and
service that enriches the legal profession and communities we
serve. Our community fosters a culture based on ambition, hard
work, dedication and perseverance. We encourage applications
from candidates who would diversify our organization.
Bachelor's degree in a related field and three years of
supervisory/management experience; or a combination of education
and related experience.
$45,000 - $50,000
Preferred Hiring Qualifications:
Juris Doctor or advanced degree preferred. Experience in career
planning and advisement for law students. Business or legal
industry knowledge and training is required.
In addition to a completed application, a cover letter, resume,
and list of professional references are required.
Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity,
gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other
federal, state or local protected class.