1) Delivering a wide range of career counseling, individual coaching and advising, outreach, and programming services for JD and LLM students and alumni, including private sector, public sector, and non-traditional career development
2) Assisting in strategic initiatives, including providing career development support to student organizations, expanding prospects for and interest among students in a wide variety of career opportunities, and ensuring readiness for and compliance with internal and external reporting obligations
3) Partnering with appropriate staff, employers, and alumni to develop and implement strategic plans for student development and employer relations
4) Supervising the Associate Director of Career Services (Coaching and Programs), the Associate Director of Career Services (Employer Recruitment Programs), the Assistant Director of Career Services (Employment Reporting Compliance and Communications), and the Career Services Communications Coordinator
5) Maintaining records to assist the Career Services team in providing comprehensive services to students and alumni and in fulfilling internal and external reporting obligations
6) Representing the Office of Career Services to internal and external audiences
7) Other responsibilities as assigned by the Associate Dean of Career Services
1) Excellent coaching, organizational, interpersonal, and verbal/written communication skills
2) Ability to respect the confidentiality of counseling and institutional information
3) Ability to interact comfortably and positively with all constituents
4) Ability to perform efficiently and with a positive outlook even when under stress
5) Ability to work collaboratively within a team and a team approach to interpersonal interactions and problem solving
6) Ability to work independently and to exercise considerable judgment and discretion
7) Ability to work occasional evening, weekend, and early morning hours
8) Ability to travel as needed
1) Bachelorâ™s degree
2) J.D. or Master's degree
1) Five years experience providing career or recruitment services, preferably to law students, lawyers, and others in the legal profession
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume section of the application
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