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At Stanford Law School, we are driven by a passion for new ideas and a commitment to transformative solutions. True to our roots in Silicon Valley and our Stanford heritage, we focus on the future not the past. Experimentation, exploration, the translation of new knowledge into entrepreneurial solutions: All are in our DNA. So is interdisciplinary learning, pioneered at Stanford. SLS faculty stay close to the pulse of law as it is practiced in the 21st century and guide our academic program to address emerging opportunities in the profession. With alumni and students as partners, they champion law as an instrument of positive change on scales local, regional, national and global.
Stanford Law School is currently seeking an inaugural Pipeline Project Manager for our recently announced national residential pipeline project to launch in Summer 2019. This is a one-year, fixed term position. This project will target promising college students who might not otherwise apply to Stanford. This position provides an individual with an exciting opportunity to serve as a key member of the Law School Admissions Office as s/he will be the lead in working with this project. The Manager will report to the Associate Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid and will work closely with the Associate Dean on all aspects of the project. A successful candidate in this role will have two primary focus areas - design/implementation and ongoing maintenance - based on guidelines set forth by the Working Group on Diversity and Inclusion and the Associate Dean.
Design and Implementation:
Research and evaluate partnering opportunities with external organizations (e.g. Law School Admission Council, pre-law advisors at colleges and universities, college-prep programs); assist in negotiation of partnership terms
Research and identify funding/sponsorship opportunities (local law firms, LSAC, etc.)
Design and manage application process
Create marketing and outreach plans
Assist in designing of program curriculum involving appropriate faculty; organizing and identifying appropriate staff for all professional development sessions
Create social events for duration of program
On-the-ground running of 2-week residential program each August
Research test preparation companies or similar organizations to sponsor/subsidize an LSAT prep course for participants
Assist in designing and implementation of program evaluation metrics, draft reports on findings
Strategize on long-term development of the program (e.g. increase in programs per summer)
Refine program curriculum as needed
Assist/guide program alumni through the law school application process once they are at the applicant stage
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
A Bachelor's degree (required) or a combination of education and relevant experience
Strong commitment to diversity/inclusion
Experience in creating programs in an academic environment (preferably in a law school)
Proven ability to engage in collaborative work across a variety of offices and program areas
Facility with interpreting data
Clear and precise written and verbal communications
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to manage time-sensitive projects in a fast-paced environment
Excellent organizational skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to exercise discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential function of the job.
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Location: School of Law, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.Stanford University is an eq...ual opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.