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Continuing Legal Education Director - (STA011322)

Directs the Continuing Legal Education Program for the Law Center, and participates in the research, design and development of continuing legal education programs.

  1. Direct the Continuing Legal Education Program for the Law Center; participate in the research, design, development, and execution of continuing legal education programs.
  2. Manage program operations, including supervision of staff.
  3. Conduct program research and planning, work with faculty, staff and others to discuss program ideas, survey alumni population for potential speakers, and recruit speakers for courses.
  4. Employ and evaluate seminar speakers; instruct speakers on programming, policy, participants, logistics, etc.
  5. Negotiate contracts with vendors and monitors performance.
  6. Manage and administer program budget and course registrations.
  7. Confer with Assistant Dean for Law Alumni Relations regarding financial, programming and administrative matters.
  8. Attend, occasionally moderate and engage with alumni attendees at programs; review and analyze program effectiveness.
  9. Design, edit and prepare course books and materials as necessary.
  10. Oversee the preparation of program reports.
  11. Develop professional development program based on market demand.
  12. Engage with alumni and members of the legal community to identify potential speakers for continuing legal education program.
  13. Personally oversee and manage the set up and onsite registration of attendees and other event needs.
  14. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Information:

The Director of Continuing Legal Education Program will develop, manage, and support on average two to three programs per month. This includes programs that are developed internally as well as supporting Law Center department programs and external collaboration.

The Director is a member of the Department of Alumni Relations, and thus will support events hosted by the department .

In addition to applying online via the University of Houston job system please send a copy of your resume to

This position may be eligible for Alternative Workplace Arrangements.


Qualifications :

Bachelors and 3 years experience

Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.

J.D Degree preferred. Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job related experience.

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