The University of Chicago Law School seeks an Assistant Director of Career Services for Programs and Coaching to join its seasoned team of professionals, providing a comprehensive range of career services to students and alumni of the University of Chicago Law School. This position will focus on management of Career Services coaching initiatives and developing and presenting programs to students. This position reports to the Assistant Dean for Career Services.
Delivering a wide range of career counseling, coaching, outreach, and programming services for JD and LLM students and alumni, including private sector, public sector, and non-traditional career development.
Serving as the point person on Career Services counseling and coaching, including coordinating the teamâ™s coaching efforts, staying up to date on coaching techniques and strategies, and ensuring a unified and strategic approach to Career Services coaching.
Managing the Career Services Interview Coaching Program, including recruiting, interviewing, training, and scheduling all seasonal interview coaches.
Serving as the point person on Career Services programming, including managing the programming curriculum and planning effective programs to ensure that students are prepared for the job search and job opportunities.
Providing significant direct individual coaching and advising to law students and alumni.
Maintaining records to assist the Career Services team in providing comprehensive services to students and alumni and in fulfilling internal and external reporting obligations.
Partnering with appropriate staff, employers, and alumni to develop and implement strategic plans for employer relations and development.
Developing alumni job contacts for students.
Conducting environmental scanning to identify job possibilities for students and alumni.
Representing the Office of Career Services to internal and external audiences.
Other responsibilities as assigned.
Excellent coaching, organizational, interpersonal, and verbal/written communication skills.
Ability to interact comfortably and positively with all constituents.
Ability to work independently and to exercise considerable judgment and discretion.
A sense of humor and a team approach to interpersonal interactions and problem solving required.
Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours required.
Ability to travel required.
Education, Experience or Certifications:
Bachelor's Degree required
J.D. or Master's Degree preferred
Minimum of 2 years experience providing career or recruitment services required, preferably to law students, lawyers or others in the legal profession.
Note:All documents MUST be uploaded in the Resume/CV section of the application.
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