The Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law is conducting a national search for its next Assistant Dean for Professional Development and Pro Bono Program.
Essential job duties include the following:
Develop and implement long-range strategic plans and goals for the Office of Professional Development.
Develop, implement and oversee the execution of employer and alumni outreach programs designed to increase utilization of office services by legal employers nationwide.
Serve as a primary career counselor to students and alumni. Provide information regarding career options, general job search strategies, judicial clerkships, personnel issues, and professional development. (The Law School’s Office of Professional Development provides services to the school’s Juris Doctor (JD); Master of Law (LL.M.); and Master of Jurisprudence (M.J.) students.)
Oversee and administer the development and coordination of all recruitment and employer services fall and spring on-campus interviewing programs, job fairs, resume forwarding, the on-line job posting and resume services.
Organize and oversee the development and execution of educational seminars, programs and related events sponsored or co-sponsored by the Office of Professional Development.
Supervise the Office of Professional Development and Pro Bono staff, including making hiring decisions, direction and assignment of work duties, disciplinary issues, performance appraisal and training.
Construct and oversee the creation, editing and production of all career publications, including handouts, newsletters, recruitment materials and other office publications.
Manage the compilation and completion of statistical data, which includes the Career Services’ portions of the American Bar Association and U.S News & World Report Annual Questionnaires, the law school’s report for the National Association for Law Placement, and other surveys as needed.
Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the appointment is made. All applications must be submitted online prior to February 21, 2020. For a description of the position and to apply, please visit https://jobs.iu.edu.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
Qualified candidates must have a Juris Doctor degree. Five (5) years’ comprehensive career services experience preferred. Experience must include significant career counseling, preferably within a law school setting. Experience in recruiting, marketing, career counseling and administration are highly desired.
Required knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position include excellent communication skills; good organizational skills; good writing and editing skills; the ability to engage with people; leadership skills; and management skills.
About IU McKinney School of Law
The IU McKinney School of Law is one of the most vibrant and exciting places to study law in the United States, it provides an energetic, urban environment that inspires our graduates to make a difference. The McKinney School of Law is part of the IUPUI campus of Indiana University. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), a partnership between Indiana and Purdue Universities, is Indiana's urban research and academic health sciences campus. IUPUI's mission is to advance the State of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement. By offering a distinctive range of bachelor's, master's, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.