1) The Associate Directors is mainly responsible for supporting the implementation of LDO programs and events including providing mentoring and advice to student teams, managing aspects of student instruction and training, and managing operational concerns.
2) This particular role has a special set of responsibilities related to the operations of the Kapnick Leadership Initiative as part of our partnership with the Law School.
3) The Associate Director plays a critical role in ensuring effective coordination among all parties and effective delivery of key Kapnick Initiative events.
4) Assumes responsibility for major aspects of Kapnick Initiative programming.
5) Design, plan, and execute major events (e.g., a full day leadership retreat, experiential learning classes, etc.).
6) Coordinate planning and communications across the Law and the Business School. (this reads funny to me, but I am not a great writer so you can keep as is).
7) More generally, collaborating with other staff to support the on-going success of the program.
8) Partners with LDO colleagues to create, plan and execute aspects of other LDO programmatic offerings such as the LEAD class and the Leadership Practicum.
9) Works directly with University students in delivering LDO programs, including activities such as offering advice and feedback, mentoring students, and otherwise ensuring the quality of student learning.
10) Partners with LDO teammates to manage relationships with other offices across the University.
11) Represents the office to and manages important communications with students, alumni, corporate sponsors, and others.
12) Plays a lead role in key internal operational activities (e.g., budgetary planning and reporting, data analysis, web design, and special projects, etc.).
13) Leads the Leadership Development team through planning and execution for programmatic responsibilities.
14) Negotiates and manages contracts with multiple external vendors.
15) This position is expected to last 2 years.
1) Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); willingness to learn new software programs.
2) Proven ability to thrive in and contribute to a dynamic team environment.
3) Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation skills, as well as organizational skills.
4) Excellent project management skills with attention to both detail and timeliness.
5) Ability to work independently with little supervision; possess a self-motivated disposition; ability to identify opportunities for improvement and recommend effective changes.
6) Ability to work on projects simultaneously, meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment and frequent interruptions.
7) Demonstrated ability to work effectively and diplomatically with diverse populations (e.g., colleagues, as well as with students, faculty and corporate contacts).
8) Ability to work extended hours and attend student events, occasionally on weekends and in the evening.
1) Masterâ™s degree.
1) A minimum three years of experience managing large-scale projects required, J.D. or experience working with legal professional or in legal education.
2) Experience in mentoring, instruction, or advising.
3) Budget management experience.
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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