Assistant Director, Centers of Excellence

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Job Category: Administrator
Job Type: Full Time
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The Assistant Director works with the Center Directors to guide and administer the Centers’ activities, including their Master of Laws (LL.M.) and Master of Jurisprudence (M.J.) degree programs in Employee Benefits; Estate Planning; International Business & Trade Law, Real Estate Law; and Tax Law; including the joint JD/LLM Program, relationships with adjunct faculty and alumni, international exchange programs, the Global Markets Law Journal, and the Center’s various lecture series and conferences.  The Assistant Director works with the Directors in preparing Center policies, budgets, and reports. The Assistant Director reports to the Associate Dean for Graduate and Center Programs.

Responsibilities

Marketing and Events:
  • With Center Director, coordinate production of materials for all center programs and events, online and hard copy.
  • With Center Directors and the Events Office, coordinate programming, which CLE programs, conferences, student meetings, special events, and other programs;
  • Create monitor slides for internal student programming.
  Students and Faculty:
  • Track the various externships taken by the students and collect evaluations and time logs when complete;
  • Coordinate with Center Directors and Academic Services Office regarding semester and examination schedules;
  • With Center Directors, prepare and submit proposals to the Faculty Adjunct Committee
Distance Education (Online Courses):
  • Coordinate with instructors and the Education Technology Department to post course materials;
  • With IT staff, ensure courses are set up appropriately before each semester begins;
  • Assist Director/Adjunct with tracking student participation.
Miscellaneous:
  • Assist in the developing Center–related information for school publications;
  • Utilize Ellucian Colleague to maintain and update contact information for all Center stakeholders (e.g. advisory board members, adjunct faculty, and alumni);
  • Edit the Center reports;
  • Assist in the preparing accreditation reports;
  • Prepare and coordinate check and reimbursements requests;
  • Respond to requests for information about Center academic programs and activities;
  • Manage daily flow of information to other JMLS offices and departments;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Educational requirements

B.A. or B.S. from a 4-year college or university

Desired Skills

  • Strong social and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong organization and planning skills;
  • Calmly managing multiple tasks and deadlines;
  • Flexibility and resilience;
  • Superior Problem solving;
  • Attention to essential details while also remembering program priorities;
  • Availability for occasional evening and weekend work;
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development.

Qualifications

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Applications (particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Proficiency in navigating the Colleague administrative database
  • Working knowledge of basic graphic design principles & skills
  • Prior experience in program/project coordination, marketing, and budget development and oversight
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

Non-Discrimination Policy

The John Marshall Law School, finding any invidious discrimination inconsistent with the mission of free academic inquiry, does not discriminate in admission, services, or employment on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic characteristics, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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