The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University seeks a dynamic and creative individual for the position of Director, College of Law within the Office of Career and Employment Services. Under administrative direction from the Assistant Dean of Career Services, this career services professional will perform work of considerable difficulty in coordinating and implementing activities and functions in a fast-paced, student centered, team environment. The Director will serve as a vital member of the career services team and will counsel and advise students on all aspects of the career development process, as well as develop programs to expand job opportunities in targeted segments of the legal job market.
$50,600 - $72,000 per year; DOE
Work closely with the career services team to increase employment opportunities for the students of the College of Law.
Work closely with professional organizations, alumni, employers and other career service professionals to develop relationships and create job opportunities.
Maintain accurate and detailed records of counseling work with College of Law students and graduates.
Participate enthusiastically with the career services team effort to advance employment initiatives and develop new initiatives for job development.
Network with employers in the legal community to develop jobs for College of Law students and alumni.
Engage with career services team to create and host networking opportunities for College of Law students.
Perform other duties as assigned to support the goals of the department.
A minimum of three years of experience with a record of success in law practice, law school career services, the legal recruiting industry, or the equivalent in a related industry, as well as the following desired attributes:
Experience working with judicial clerkships or in a judicial office.
Experience in one or more of the following target legal markets: Non-profit; public interest; small law firm; mid-size law firm; sole practitioner; and/or transactional law.
Evidence of effective oral and written communication skills.
Experience with organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills.
Experience counseling or mentoring students.
Experience in marketing and networking skills.
Experience developing a strong network of contacts in a legal community, both inside and outside Arizona.
Experience in work that requires attention to detail and accuracy of records.
Experience in prioritizing workload and meeting deadlines.
Experience working with budgets, expenditures and preparing reports.
Experience preparing and delivering presentations.
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, and manipulating a computer mouse (75%); required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work (10%) Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds (15%) Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions. Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited to: computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone and associated computer/technology peripherals.
The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is one of the country’s preeminent law schools. Ranked No. 27 nationally by U.S. News & World Report, ASU Law is a leading provider of comprehensive and personalized legal education. The law school ranks Top 20 in the nation for job placement and No. 1 in the state for student outcomes. Located in a new, state-of-the-art building in downtown Phoenix, ASU Law is steps away from the legal, political, and economic heart of Arizona. For more information, visit law.asu.edu.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
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Instructions to Apply:
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
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Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 70,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.