Serve as the primary liaison to the Law Schoolâ™s 70+ student organizations.Â Responsibilities include working closely with the student groups to plan and execute lunch events, conferences, panels, social events, and the overall attainment of student group goals.
Plan and execute Orientation, Graduation, and other key Law School events, in consultation with the Dean of Students and Events department
Plan and execute Dean of Students Office programming intended to foster the spirt of community within the Law School (including Chicagoâ™s Best Ideas series , community building breaks, etc.)
Develop and monitor the budgets and accounts associated with all Student Affairs activities, together with the Students Affairs Administrator, and provide regular budget reports to the Dean of Students
Develop and send out office communications, including student newsletters and announcements
Serve as a resource for student information within the Law School and broader campus community
Work collaboratively and effectively with multiple constituencies within the Law School and the University to enhance the Law School student life experience
Communicate and discuss contract terms with outside vendors. Administer contracts. Maintain organizational records and archives relevant information and program material. Receives a minimal level of guidance and direction.
Market student activities programming throughout the year. Develop and implement protocols for evaluating the effectiveness of programs.
Performs other related work as needed.
Five years post-degree experience
Experience in student counseling
Experience in a law school setting
Outstanding interpersonal skills characterized by the ability to effectively interact and work with a range of constituents, including Law School students, faculty and staff
Strong client-service orientation
Exceptional organizational and oral/written communication skills
Solid project management skills, with the ability to handle frequent interruptions while completing work accurately and on time
Familiarity with student advising and counseling techniques
Excellent professional judgment
Resourceful problem-solver with the ability to anticipate problems and generate options for resolution
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Ability to maintain confidentiality and security of student records following confidentiality rules established by FERPA, the State of Illinois, and the University of Chicago
Experience in multicultural contexts and the ability to work with multicultural/diverse groups
Ability to work some evenings and weekends to oversee student eventsÂ
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