Alumni & Development, Career Development, Legal Education
The Assistant Dean of Students (ADoS) for Concord Law School is responsible for all student-related issues and initiatives within the school.
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Serve as liaison with Admissions staff. Inform Admissions of CLS developments relevant to their interactions with prospective students. Share feedback from Admissions regarding trends, inquiries from prospective students that may impact other CLS functions or departments, including other KU support roles such as Marketing.
Work with faculty Admissions Committee and coordinate functions with Admissions staff.
Track, analyze, and provide updates regarding prospective student demographic data.
Attend undergraduate pre-law and similar recruiting events to raise CLS profile among local law-focused undergraduate populations, increase leads for Admissions.
Student Relations and Support
Liaise with Educational Advisors. Receive feedback from them and make recommendations based thereon where applicable, and provide them training and updates on CLS-specific issues, information.
Oversee Fundamentals orientation program and conduct new student webinars.
Liaise with and provide guidance and support to faculty assigned as student mentors.
Communicate with students regarding policy changes, other news updates.
Coordinate “Coffee with the Dean” and related fora to improve student-administration relations.
Coordinate with SBA and other student organizations regarding operations and events.
Respond to student inquiries and complaints; review and analyze others’ responses to same and provide recommendations to ensure consistent, mission-driven communications.
Liaise with Registrar, CLS Associate Dean for Administration, and others to help ensure smooth functioning of student services.
Provide assistance and guidance to students in making decisions regarding JD/EJD Programs and specialty tracks within EJD Program.
Liaise with Assistant Dean of Faculty regarding class scheduling as it impacts student needs.
Coordinate and monitor data regarding faculty outreach to struggling students.
Provide data and analysis regarding student demographics as related to academic performance, engagement, and other metrics, including the LSSSE report.
Cultivate and maintain relationships with alumni and non-alumni legal and law-related employers and encourage them to provide externship opportunities to CLS students.
Provide support to faculty director of LEEP externship program.
FYLSE and Bar Support
Provide administrative support for alumni/bar taker and FYLSE mentoring programs.
Communicate with students, recent graduates re availability of support programs, and offer recommendations regarding same.
Provide support in tracking data re student participation and performance.
Provide support as applicable for Concord First Year Intensive and Second Time Success programs, including live FYLSE review weekend.
Liaise with KU Career Services Advisors. Receive feedback from them and make recommendations based thereon where applicable, and provide them training and updates on CLS-specific issues, information. Where applicable, provide or coordinate responses to student/graduate inquiries.
Cultivate and maintain relationships with alumni and non-alumni legal and law-related employers and encourage them to provide employment opportunities to CLS graduates.
Make recommendations and help coordinate acquisition and maintenance of career-related resources for students and graduates, including employment databases, webinars, blogs, etc.
Communicate with students and graduates regarding availability of career resources.
Utilize social media and other forms of communication to ensure consistent engagement with students post-graduation.
Provide support in coordinating graduation and post-graduation in-person or remote events, including continuing legal education webinars.
Provide student-related data and analysis and other support to Dean in conjunction with compiling regulatory reports to State Bar, HLC, and others as applicable.
Help coordinate functions regarding and ensure compliance with ADA, FERPA, Title IX, and other education-based and workplace regulations.
Five to seven years' experience in a student-facing environment; excellent track record of helping many different types of students succeed
Comfortable working in an online environment
PC skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google applications
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Ability to work independently with light supervision
Demonstrates knowledge and good judgment in matters of university policy and procedures
Possesses problem-solving and decision-making abilities
Strong data analysis and technical writing skills are preferred
Project management knowledge and business process management experience is a plus
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: JR199579
About Purdue University Global
Concord Law School is part of Purdue University Global, a public, nonprofit school within the respected Purdue University system. Founded in 1998, Concord was the first U.S. law school to offer students a traditional law school program online, including interactive live classes, frequent testing with extensive feedback, and nationally respected faculty members. Offering rigorous, rewarding online degree programs, Concord provides students with a first-rate law school education that is affordable and reflects the needs of today’s employers, delivered in a convenient, highly supportive environment.