Assistant Director for Recruitment and Outreach, Centers for Excellence

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The John Marshall Law School
Job Info
Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: March 19, 2018
Expiry Date: August 10, 2018
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 2
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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The Assistant Director of Recruitment and Outreach will work closely with the Associate Dean for Academic Programs, and the law school’s various Center Directors, to recruit students, both domestically and internationally, for our various LL.M. and M.J. programs. The Assistant Director will also help advance strategic collaborations with industry groups, foreign universities, and other organizations to help recruit students and promote the law school’s graduate programs. In addition, the Assistant Director will collaborate with the law school’s Director of Marketing and Communication to develop strategies to market the Centers as part of the recruiting effort.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement recruiting and related outreach strategies for the law school’s current and future LL.M. and M.J. programs. Current program areas include Employee Benefits; Estate Planning; Information Technology & Privacy Law; Intellectual Property; International Business Transactions & Trade Law, Real Estate Law; and Tax.


  • Attend recruiting conferences and forums, both domestically and internationally, as requested and the budget permits.


  • Work with potential and actual partner schools and organizations to develop or advance collaborative programs.


  • Develop and maintain a network of stakeholders (e.g., contacts at foreign universities, contacts in industries related to the law school’s degrees, etc.) to promote the John Marshall brand.


  • Interact with prospective students via email, social media, phone, and in person about the law school’s programs and the admission process.


  • Coordinate the inflow of applications and ensure all required application documentation is secured; resolve prospective student inquiries throughout the admissions process; confirm application status and troubleshoot issues that arise during the application process; ensure timely and accurate communication with prospective students.


  • Interview applicants as needed.


  • Work with Center Directors to evaluate educational credentials and English proficiency for international students.


  • Organize and host campus visits by prospective students.


  • Coordinate with the Office of Student Life & Leadership regarding student orientation and programming.


  • Prepare accreditation reports related to center and graduate programs.


  • Other projects as assigned.


Educational requirements:

Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s or J.D. preferred.



  • At least two years’ experience in a related field, preferably in higher education.
  • Superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
  • Strong technology skills.
  • Superior interpersonal, public speaking, and organizational skills.
  • Outstanding customer service.
  • High level of judgment and discretion; ability to keep information confidential.
  • Ability to relate to people of varied cultures.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across departments.
  • Flexible schedule to attend recruiting evening and weekend recruiting events, or to travel out of state or internationally, as needed.

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.