Job No: 493611 Work Type: Staff Part-time, Temporary and/or Hourly Department: Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Location: Brookdale Center, 55 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY Categories: Admissions
Position Summary: The Admissions Office is seeking Seasonal Recruiters for the Fall 2019 recruitment season. The Seasonal Recruiter will work with the Admissions Office to recruit a dynamic class of law students. From September to mid-November, the Seasonal Recruiter will effectively and enthusiastically convey information to prospective applicants at on-and-off-campus recruiting events.
Represent CSL at on and off-campus recruiting events. Responsible for attending law school fairs and panels, distributing materials, and answering questions from prospective students about admission and attending Cardozo Law
Counsel students in the admissions process and provide advice and information to prospective students on application requirements, first-year curriculum, clinical programs, certificate programs and other such law school programs
Responsible for executing projects relating to prospective student development and yield, including mailings, electronic communications, and program development
Provide follow-up communication with prospective students
Professional demeanor with good oral presentation skills
Must be a reliable self-starter who is comfortable with demands of air travel and recruitment schedule
Collect and send back to campus inquiry names and follow-up requests
Report to Admissions Office and manager in a timely manner regarding each event
Responsible for making all travel arrangements associated with recruiting events. If necessary, will work with Assistant Director of Admissions in making travel plans
Responsible for submitting travel authorization forms, reimbursement forms and event report forms for each event
He/she will be knowledgeable and helpful in answering questions that relate to the Law Schools academic programs, admission requirements, student life, and career services. In addition, he/she will be responsible for sending follow-up correspondence with those that he/she speaks to on the road. When the Seasonal Recruiter is not travelling, he/she will be working in the CSL Admissions Office developing and managing prospective student activities and communications; assisting with mailings and projects geared toward building relationships and increasing the application yield on select applicant groups; and assisting in other daily office tasks associated with recruiting.
Experience & Educational Background:
Must be a 2019 graduate of Cardozo
Skills & Competencies:
This position requires excellent communication skills in both group and individual settings; and the ability to travel extensively both in and out of state, including an occasional weekend. The person(s) in this position will provide recruitment information to diverse student groups, student advisors and university and college administrators at the undergraduate level. This position is temporary.
The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is a leader in legal education, located in Manhattans Greenwich Village. The law school is renowned for its program in intellectual property, which includes the FAME Center for Fashion, Arts, Media and Entertainment Law. Cardozo Law has a long tradition of public advocacy and is the birthplace of the Innocence Project and the home of our Center for Rights and Justice. Cardozo offers a world-class faculty and encourages creative thinking and innovation in the legal profession. Cardozo provides students with a strong foundation in legal theory combined with practical hands-on experience in a variety of areas including criminal law, civil rights law, and business law. The school prides itself on creating a vibrant and warm community for faculty, staff and students.
A division of Yeshiva University, Cardozo Law School offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans. The law school is a secular institution within a religious university and welcomes people of all religions, ethnic backgrounds, races and sexual identities.
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