The School of Law is accepting applications for a Manager of Career Services.
The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating summer and post-graduation career opportunities for law students, including but not limited to contacting and networking with law firms and other employers to provide information and offer services to support increased recruitment efforts at USD, communicating opportunities in the legal field to students, and coordinating and scheduling on-campus student interviews for employers; coordinating and presenting learning opportunities to students in preparation for the job search process; working one-on-one with students on resume writing, interviewing, and other job search related skills; keeping abreast of career opportunities and hiring trends in the legal field, job search tools, and resume writing techniques; consulting and collaborating with law school faculty on skill building opportunities for students; participating in School of Law recruitment activities; participating in committee work for the University and the School of Law; and other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s Degree required - Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills necessary to write and speak persuasively as well as present to and interact with a variety of constituencies, including prospective students, legal professionals, recruiters, business leaders, and volunteers - Experience in career services or the employee recruitment process
Preferred Qualifications: - J.D degree, Master’s degree or undergraduate degree in an employment related field - Experience with or understanding of the legal process, court system, inner workings of a law office, etc. - Experience preparing training materials and providing instruction - Experience in a student services role - Demonstrated ability to work independently - Demonstrated ability to exercise tact and professional judgment
For more information, and to apply online, visit: http://yourfuture.sdbor.edu/postings/11950 For application assistance or accommodation, call 605-677-5671. Complete the online NFE/Faculty application and upload a cover letter, resume and names and addresses of three current references. Position is open until filled, review of applications begins July 15, 2018.
Bachelor’s Degree required - Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills necessary to write and speak persuasively as well as present to and interact with a variety of constituencies, including prospective students, legal professionals, recruiters, business leaders, and volunteers - Experience in career services or the employee recruitment process
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About University of South Dakota School Of Law
The mission of the School of Law is to prepare the lawyers and judges who will administer federal, state, and Native American tribal justice systems in South Dakota and to provide a legal education to South Dakota residents, along with nonresidents who choose to attend the School, which will serve as a solid foundation for the practice of law or other professional careers anywhere in the world.
The School of Law does this by providing a doctrinal and humanistic education, supplemented by skills and technical training, in which classroom study and practice skills are of complementary value. As a state-supported public institution and the only law school in South Dakota, the department has a special obligation to provide a basic law degree program of high-quality professional graduate level education in order to produce a sufficient supply of lawyers to meet the current and future needs of South Dakota and to afford qualified South Dakota citizens the opportunity to enter the practice of law in any state.
The School of Law has a special obligation to engage in scholarly legal research and service in order to meet community, tribal, state, national, and international needs, to... support instruction, to expand knowledge of the law, and to improve the legal infrastructure for the pursuit of justice.