The University of Chicago Law School seeks an Assistant Director of Career Services for Communications and Employment Reporting Compliance 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, with emphasis on assisting with employment data collection and reporting as well as coordinating the communications team and communications efforts of the Office of Career Services. This position reports to the Director of Career Services.Â
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.Â
Serving as the point person on Career Services communications to ensure that students are prepared for internship and job opportunities, including developing and evaluating effective online, print, and in-person communications; staying up to date on communications tools and strategies; ensuring a unified and strategic approach to Career Services communications; and coordinating the Career Services communications team.
Maintaining records to assist the Career Services team in providing comprehensive services to students and alumni and in fulfilling internal and external reporting obligations.
Coordinating compilation of employment data to assist the Career Services team in fulfilling internal and external reporting obligations.
Maintaining detailed and up to date knowledge of employment data reporting requirements.
Providing significant direct individual coaching and advising to law students and alumni.
Assisting with the administration of the Career Services Interview Coaching Program as requested.
Partnering with appropriate staff, employers, and alumni to develop and implement strategic plans for employer relations and development.
Developing alumni job contacts for students.
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
Keen attention to confidentiality and ability to exercise considerable judgment and discretion
Strong attention to detail, including close reading and editing
Ability to work independently and reliably
A sense of humor and a team approach to interpersonal interactions and problem solving
Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours
Ability to travel
Education, Experience and Certifications
Bachelor's degree required
Juris Doctor or Master's Degree preferred
2 years of professional experience required
Minimum of 2 years providing career or recruitment services to law students, lawyers and others preferred
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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