Job Identification: 1214 Locations: , , , , Job Schedule: Full time Job Category: Student Services
The Assistant Director works in the Law Career Services Office and reports to the Assistant Dean and the Director of Law Career Services.
What You'll Do:
Student Support & Advising - Works directly with students to provide extensive career development advising through one-on-one advising, resume and cover letter review, interview preparation, job search and networking strategy, and referrals for outside assistance and support as needed.
Programming - Plans and executes career and professional development programming for students, including panels or presentations on private sector related topics.
Outreach - Develops and maintains relationships with employers nationwide, with an emphasis on private sector employers and judicial clerkships, to encourage their participation in interview programs and otherwise solicit them for job postings to cultivate job opportunities for students and alumni; serves as a contact for employers seeking ways to reach DePaul law students and alumni for employment opportunities.
What You'll Need:
J.D. degree and minimum of 3 years of law practice, legal recruiting, or law school career services experience required.
Knowledge of legal market and trends, including methods to keep abreast of those trends, and related recruiting practices and hiring needs of employers.
Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, preferably with advising and public speaking experience.
Ability to work independently and effectively as a team, and under stressful conditions, with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail and deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to handle simultaneously a large and diverse number of projects, responsibilities and issues with tact, cooperation, and persistence.
A service-oriented professional who will work well with others, exhibit grace under pressure, and participate enthusiastically.
Routinely lift and carry digital media equipment up and down stairs and periodically spend extended periods standing.
Some evening and weekend work. Some local travel required.
Working for a stable and well-known University that values diversity and inclusion.
Top choice medical, dental, and vision benefits.
Retirement plan matching contribution of 10%.
Tuition waivers for employees and dependents.
Generous paid time off, sick time, holidays, floating holidays, and more!
For consideration, please include a resume and cover letter.
Diversity and Inclusion Statement: Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcome and supported.
Required Background Check:
Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check. Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check.
Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:
Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages:
Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act
DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us. DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.