Harvard Law School’s Office of Career Services seeks a Director of Recruitment and Operations.
Reports to the Assistant Dean for Career Services. Supervises a team of three administrative staff members; hires student interns and temporary employees who work in the department throughout the year. Manages all student recruitment logistics and office operations, two student/employer networking events, employment data and reporting functions, all office technologies and related projects.
Oversees the daily operations of a fast-paced, student services department and manages all recruitment programs including the Early Interview Program (one of the largest recruiting programs in the country with approximately 10,000 on campus interviews taking place over a five-day period), Spring Interview Program, International Summer Employment Program, Finance Employers Resume Collection, and Resume Book Program.
Manages and develops systems and processes to enhance all office operations (including recruiting, technology, Office of Career Services website and Career Services Management System) and to provide excellent customer service.
Manages department employer data base, compiles and analyzes recruiting, employment and salary information for internal and external reporting for organizations including, but not limited to, NALP, ABA and US News.
Gathers employment data for all three classes and prepares weekly internal employment reports.
Assists with employer relations and office outreach and marketing efforts.
Supervises three staff members who work on the administrative aspects of office programming, recruiting, student appointment scheduling, and student communications.
Oversees two annual student/employer networking events (Masterclass and Market Mixer) and the process for employer reception requests.
Trains and orients new staff members and has primary responsibility for developing and maintaining office intranet, shared drive, and internal office operations manual.
Evaluates and implements new technologies to enhance resources and services provided to students, alumni, and employers.
Supports the administrative and technology needs of the clerkship advising team
Updates Employer Directory research tool used by students preparing for the Early Interview Program.
Performs other duties as assigned.
BA and minimum of seven years related, progressive administrative, technical and project management (planning and implementation) experience in fast-paced, deadline driven-work settings.
Progressive administrative, technical and project management (planning and implementation) experience in fast-paced, deadline driven work settings.
Solid technical skills related to website development (website administration with strong working knowledge of operating within a content management system); full proficiency with databases, excel, and, HTML.
Demonstrated experience effectively managing and developing staff.
Experience developing and implementing business processes.
A strong customer-service focus with the ability to effectively multi-task, independently problem-solve, and meet time-sensitive deadlines.
Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
Excellent oral, written, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Career Services experience in administration or recruitment is highly desired.
Please apply on-line at hr.harvard.edu/search-jobs, select administrative/staff jobs and then select requisition # 50484BR.
Harvard University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Internal Number: 50484BR
About Harvard Law School
The Office of Career Services (OCS) is a team of advisors and recruitment professionals who work with current students, alumni and employers with a focus on private sector careers and judicial clerkships. We work closely with our sister office, the Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA), who advise students and alumni on public sector career pursuits.
The following provides a summary of the many services and resources offered by OCS.
• Career Advising
• Individual career counseling on a range of topics including but not limited to:
• Self Assessment
• Job search strategies
• Mock interviews
• Resume and cover letter review
• Career transitions
• Evaluation of offers
Our advisors, all of whom have law degrees and years of practice experience, are available daily for one-on-one appointments. In addition to this, we offer:
• Walk-in advising hours for quick questions
• 3L Peer Advisors, who offer a student perspective
• Career Programming
• Career programs and panels exploring legal practice areas and settings, professional development, practical aspects of the job search and how to succeed on the job. We offer webcasts and podcasts so students c...an have access to this information any time.
The OCS recruitment team works year round with employers to coordinate on-campus interviews and other job search programs, such as:
• Early Interviewing Program (EIP)
• Fall Interview Program (FIP)
• Spring Interviewing Program (SIP)
• International Summer Employment Program (ISEP), for students interested in working overseas
• Overseas Trained LL.M. Student Interview Program
OCS website, one of the most comprehensive in the country, which contains articles and information on a broad range of student career topics ranging from career exploration to interviewing, networking and to succeeding on the job
• Hire Ground, which provides helpful advice and the latest trends in legal hiring
• The Bench, focusing on judicial clerkships