JD Career Center Manager

UO School of Law

Eugene, OR

ID: 7058122 (Ref.No. 524137)
Posted: June 21, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to manage the Career Center for our JD students. This includes organizing on-campus interviews and other professional events; initiating, developing, and implementing communications strategies for outreach to legal professionals, law firms, judges, courts, alumni and other potential employers. This person must also coordinate the work of students and project teams; facilitate student worker orientation and training meetings; support overall programming and workshops and manage employment reporting requirements for the American Bar Association.

This position includes office management, executive support to the Assistant Dean for Career Planning, and project management for large, on-going projects and professional events. In addition, this person will supervise the Center’s administrative personnel and student workers.

This is a 1.0 FTE position that reports to the Assistant Dean of Career Planning and Professional Development.

Minimum Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree, OR four years of administrative management and/or executive support experience.
• Seven years of professional experience in the legal field.
• Three years of experience in program management or high-level program coordination.
• Three years of experience supervising administrative personnel or others.

Professional Competencies
• Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
• Ability to independently prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment with
competing demands.
• Experience managing complex projects with excellent organizational and time management skills.
• Commitment to and ability to work effectively with faculty, administrators, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds to create a supportive and inclusive environment.
• Demonstrated proficiency with Outlook and Microsoft office software, including Word,
Excel, PowerPoint, and survey instruments. Proficient with mainstream office equipment.
• Understanding of technology used to advance communications goals, create
website updates, and perform internet research.

Preferred Qualifications
• Strong connections to the legal community throughout Oregon.
• General understanding of the breadth of legal practice areas (sufficient to develop communication materials for appropriate audiences).
• General understanding of a law school and programmatic work in a higher education setting.


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