Assistant Director, Career Services & Student Advising

University of Akron Law School
Akron, Ohio

The Assistant Director will provide career services assistance to our law students, including student counseling, planning and presenting career programs, including but not limited to 1L student programming, resume and cover letter workshops, practice area/career path programs, networking events, and mock interviews, plus updating and creating career planning resources. The University of Akron, School of Law seeks an Assistant Director for Career Services and Student Advising to join a dynamic and energized administration and to serve a diverse and growing student body. This newly created role provides support to the Career Services and Admissions Offices.

Duties: The Assistant Director will provide career services assistance to our law students, including student counseling, planning and presenting career programs, including but not limited to 1L student programming, resume and cover letter workshops, practice area/career path programs, networking events, and mock interviews, plus updating and creating career planning resources. Will also help the Admissions Office with counseling and advising prospective students, including individual calls, meetings and hosting campus visits and tours. Will also support the development, marketing, and administration of career services and admissions programming/events, including assistance with web updates and social media. Will also assist with cultivation and maintenance of relationships with law students and prospective law students and actively promote the law school.

Qualifications: Personable and approachable in order to effectively develop working relationships with students, alumni, employers, prospective students and other law school faculty, staff, and administration.

JD and Bar Admission preferred. Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in Admissions, Career Advising, or any legal employment. Ideal candidate will have demonstrated strong oral, written and interpersonal communication including the ability to write and speak persuasively and professionally; sound judgment; and effective human relations skills, along with the ability to relate positively and professionally to a variety of constituencies; demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously; be a self-starter and take initiative; plus, experience working as an attorney is strongly preferred.

How to apply:  Apply HERE Job ID #9992. Please note, you may upload your resume, cover letter, and reference lists BUT you will also need to fill in the information on the on-line application.

Deadline:  March 4, 2017


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