Job No: 493914 Work Type: Staff Full-time Department: Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Location: Brookdale Center, 55 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY Categories: Career Center, Student Employment
Position Summary: Reporting directly to the Associate Dean for Career Services, the Director oversees the day-to-day operations of the Office of Career Services, which serves approximately 1100 students and all Cardozo alumni.
Manage day-to-day operations of office
Assist with strategic planning for programs and workshops
Draft guides and other recruitment related materials for students
Oversee registration processes for various recruitment programs
Counsel JD and LLM students and alumni on job search strategies and career development
Conduct workshops and individual counseling sessions on resume writing, interviewing and networking; organizes and presents panel discussions and other programs on career-related topics
Coordinate administration of various programs with other departments
Conduct outreach to potential employers
Work with Admissions in planning information sessions for admitted students and coordinating transition for transfer-in students
Contribute articles to the offices monthly newsletter
Interacts regularly with Admissions Office, Special Events, professional organizations, employers and alumni
Some supervisory responsibility for staff.
Experience & Educational Background:
J.D. required; some legal practice strongly preferred.
Some counseling or recruitment related experience strongly preferred.
Management experience preferred.
Skills & Competencies:
Fosters encourages and facilitates open communication and an atmosphere of open expression and communication
Gains cooperation by explicitly addressing others interests and concerns
Continually searches for ways to increase satisfaction of faculty, students, staff and other constituents
Actions are consistent with University strategic and operational objectives and standards
Supports fair treatment and equal opportunity for all and enforces that policy within his/her sphere of influence
Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills a must
Familiarity with Banner, Symplicity or similar systems preferred.
About Us: 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.
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
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Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.