Assistant Director, Career Services
This position serves as a Career and Academic Advisor for the Levin
College of Law. The Assistant Director will assume leadership for
coordination and delivery of advising for students and graduates of
the College of Law. The Assistant Director will also be responsible
for assisting with all aspects of administration, program planning,
and implementation of the office of Career and Professional
Development for J.D. students, domestic LL.M. students, and
graduates of the law school. This includes, but is not limited to,
helping students develop short-term and long-term career, academic,
and professional goals; choosing academic courses and experiential
programs so that they may graduate in a timely manner, and
maximizing their law school experience. Assistant Directors help
students adopt best practices to succeed in law school and the
legal profession and pass the bar exam on their first attempt. The
Assistant Director will also identify, monitor, and work with
students on academic probation, monitor student graduation
progress, and assist with programming for students. A successful
candidate will have strong written and oral communication skills,
an understanding of the legal profession and legal career paths,
and the ability to work in a team environment.
Master's degree in an appropriate field and three years of
experience or a bachelor's degree and five years of related
Master's degree in education, counseling, or an academic field
directly related to the assistant director's area of
responsibility; or a bachelor's degree in education, counseling, or
an academic field directly related to the assistant director's area
of responsibility and one year of relevant experience.
Juris Doctor and legal practice experience of at least three years
or equivalent knowledge of potential career paths for law students,
including knowledge of private and non-profit law firms, judicial
clerkships, government practice, and in-house positions.
Strong emotional intelligence and listening skills, as evidenced by
training in education, counseling, or mental health; a record of
pro bono work with vulnerable populations; or other professional
Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability
to counsel one-on-one, to lead large group programs, and to develop
website and printed material for both students and faculty members.
The ability to used and refine electronic databases to monitor
A proven track record of creating problem-solving and success
working in a team environment.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
In order to be continued, you must upload your cover letter, resume
and three references.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end
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