New York Law School is seeking a Director of Employer Relations who will be responsible for managing employer relations including: cultivating employer relationships and providing expediting hiring services for employer participation in recruitment programs. Manages administrative and support staff associated with these efforts.
Identify, target, and cultivate employers to participate in our Fall and Spring Recruitment programs, and to list job announcements with the office. Lead development of career planning marketing message and materials to the legal market. Analyze employment market trends and employer hiring histories of NYLS students and graduates.
Employer Relations Strategic Planning
Create, communicate and carry out an employer relations strategic plan that identifies current market trends and employment opportunities for current students and recent graduates.
Manage invitation, registration, scheduling and operation of the Fall and Spring recruitment programs. Prepare student materials and conduct presentations to explain and orient students to these programs.
Build supportive internal alliances with faculty and on-campus departments, such as the Office of Institutional Advancement, the academic centers, Externship Program, Office of Marketing and Communications, and Office of Admissions and Financial Aid.
Supervision and Operations Manage resources and infrastructure including technology, information collection tools and processes. Manage support, administrative and professional staff.
In an environment that places a high value on customer service, demonstrate responsiveness to all constituents especially employers, as well as students, co-workers, and other Law School faculty and staff. Seek opportunities to contribute to an effective team environment.
Required education and experience
A J.D. with 2-4 years of experience in the practice of law.
Proactive and collaborative approach to work.
Experience in a results-oriented environment.
Demonstrated understanding of marketing and sales.
Demonstrated ability to build alliances and the ability and interest in networking actively with alumni and potential employers, including at evening and weekend events.
Experience working with online databases, including Symplicity, Razor’s Edge, and Banner or similar job and student information system databases.
Sensitivity to the needs of diverse and multicultural constituencies and interest and aptitude in working within a diverse community.
Excellent presentation and verbal skills.
Ability to plan and organize events, workshops and other projects.
Organizational skills to handle multiple projects and ability to juggle priorities in a fast-paced office.
How to Apply
Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and completed job application to email@example.com. The application may be obtained at www.nyls.edu. Please be sure to include your salary expectations when completing the application.
About New York Law School
About New York Law School
Founded in 1891, New York Law School (NYLS) is an independent law school located in the heart of New York City’s legal, government, financial, and emerging tech centers. Known as “New York’s law school,” NYLS embraces the city as its classroom by complementing a rigorous legal education with an innovative and diverse set of “uniquely New York” experiential learning opportunities. Since opening its doors, NYLS has produced graduates who have gone on to hold high elected and appointed office in the City, lead large and small firms, and gain broad recognition as captains of business and industry. Its renowned faculty of prolific scholars has built the School’s strength in key areas of the law, including business and finance; government and public interest; and intellectual property, media, technology, and applied sciences. NYLS has more than 18,000 graduates and currently enrolls approximately 900 students in its full-time, part-time, and Two-Year Honors J.D. programs. The School also offers an advanced-degree program in Tax Law.