The University of Denver Sturm College of Law, a Top 75 U.S. law school and a national leader in experiential learning, seeks to hire an innovative, knowledgeable, and dedicated professional on a full-time basis to serve as a Career Consultant within its Career Development Office (CDO). Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Career Development and working closely with other members of the CDO team, the Career Consultant will engage in one-on-one counseling, group programming, and other activities designed to expand professional opportunities for students and graduates.
The Career Consultant will spur efforts to expand professional opportunities for students and graduates of the Sturm College of Law through one-on-one counseling and group programming addressing the evolving legal market, curricular pathways, effective job search strategies, networking, interviewing, cover letter/resume writing, and other matters bearing on professional development. In collaboration with the Director of External Relations and the Director of the Externship Program, the Career Consultant will work to strengthen and expand relationships with employers. They will additionally assist in compiling employment statistics for purposes of analysis and submission to outside bodies.
Provide effective professional advising and counseling to students and alumni of the Sturm College of Law across its JD, Master’s, LLM, and certificate programs.
Plan, promote, and execute career-related programming for students and graduates.
Work with the Director of External Relations and the Director of the Legal Externship Program to expand and strengthen relationships with current and prospective employers, including law firms, corporations, accounting firms, consulting firms, governmental employers, and non-profit organizations.
Assist in the compilation of employment-related data.
Undertake other functions as needed to advance the CDO’s short- and long-term goals.
JD or equivalent from an accredited law school. A minimum of 1-2 years of experience in a legal-professional setting. Detailed knowledge of the evolving market for legal services.
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law, a Top 75 U.S. law school and a national leader in experiential learning. Located in one of the nation’s most beautiful urban centers, the Sturm College of Law features a distinguished and internationally recognized faculty, an outstanding and diverse student body, a motivated and highly professional staff, and an alumni base that has achieved distinction in law, business, government, public interest, and other professional domains. The city of Denver, the state of Colorado, and the Rocky Mountain region feature a dynamic and diverse legal market and are home to numerous innovative and successful law firms, accounting firms, corporations, federal and state governmental entities, and non-profit employers.