Assistant/Associate Director of Law Career Services
September 26, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Career Development, Legal Education
The Fowler School of Law is a special and dynamic place. You will experience this when you visit our campus and interact with the students, faculty, and staff. We have a personalized approach to legal education, and you will immediately see why people talk about becoming part of the Chapman Family.
The Assistant/Associate Director of Law Career Services entails career and professional development coaching and counseling; developing relationships with employers; communicating comprehensive career information to students and alumni through multiple platforms; fostering partnerships with faculty, alumni, students, and employers; creating job search and networking strategies; and managing career-related programs. Participate in overseeing Career Services Office (CSO) administration responsibilities. Perform other duties as assigned.
Juris Doctor degree and bar license from any state.
The breadth and depth of relevant experience will determine the Assistant or Associate Director level: For the Associate Director position, the following experience is required: (1) a minimum of three years of experience in a law school career services office as an Assistant Director (or an equivalent or higher role) or law firm recruiting department; and (2) a minimum of three years of experience in a judicial clerkship, law firm or other legal work setting. For the Assistant Director position, the following experience is required: a minimum of three years of experience in a judicial clerkship, law firm or other legal work setting.
Must demonstrate transferable knowledge and skills in career services if recent employment is not directly related to the duties of the position.
Demonstrated project management experience with proven ability to address diverse problems, define relevant issues, draw sound conclusions, and make responsible programming decisions.
Understanding of legal education with comprehension of legal academic requirements and requirements for entrance to the state bar.
Knowledge of best practices and current trends in various legal professions
Ability to support students and engage them in candid discussions about various aspects of their job searches.
Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.
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