Associate Director, Career Services

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Job Category: Staff
Job Type: Full Time
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The John Marshall Law School’s Career Services Office (CSO) is a full-service office that is dedicated to empowering, educating and assisting students and alumni, through information sharing and skills training, in the job search and continued career development.  The CSO is currently seeking an Associate Director.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Kim Isemann, Director of Career Services at 6isemann@jmls.edu.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  For full consideration, apply by July 20, 2018.  No calls please.

 

 

Responsibilities

The Associate Director will counsel students and alumni about career options and the job search process, educate students about the job market, critique resumes and cover letters, conduct mock interviews, and provide individualized career guidance. S/he may also actively manage student programs, diversity initiatives, judicial clerkships, office communications, and/or evening student initiatives. Additional responsibilities will include conducting outreach to legal employers and alumni, leading workshops for students on career-related topics, creating office publications, gathering employment data, and assisting with other projects that may arise. This position will report to the Director of Career Services.

Educational requirements

A J.D. and at least 3 years of experience practicing law, as a career counselor, or in the legal recruitment field is required.  

Desired Skills

The successful candidate will also have strong interpersonal, public speaking, and organizational skills, as well as a passion for working with law students.

Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include knowledge of the local legal markets, counseling or recruiting background, and/or experience working with law students.

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.