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Assistant Director

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Director
Posting Title Assistant Director
System Member Institution/Agency TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY (TAMU)
Department TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW / 02-138301
Posting Number S01116FY17
Salary 70,000
Pay Basis Annually
Job Close Date
Geographic Location Ft. Worth
Budget Type Budgeted/Benefits - Full-Time
Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No
Is this position D.O.T. regulated? No
EEO AA Statement

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

The Assistant Director of Career Services is responsible for assisting the Assistant Dean in all aspects of departmental operations and administration and oversees and evaluates the daily operations of major functional programs including counseling services, seminar programming, data collection and reporting, on-campus interviews, resume collects, job bank, job fairs, and career services management software system. The incumbent will also design and implement a comprehensive career development program for students pursuing opportunities in the public service sector including government agencies and non-profits. The incumbent is also responsible for general career counseling of 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls on all aspects of legal career and professional development process including reviewing resumes, cover letters, job applications, and conducting mock interviews.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Six years of progressively responsible management experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

Juris Doctor degree. Five years combination law practice experience preferably in the public sector and higher education experience. Supervisory experience.

Required Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations
Preferred Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations

State bar license. Membership in federal, state, and local bar associations.

Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Knowledge of the application process for the public service sector including government agencies and non-profits. Career services experience.

Other Requirements or Other Factors

May be required to work evenings and weekends.

Preferred Other Requirements or Other Factors

Detailed Job Duties

Duties Performed

The incumbent conducts outreach and coordinates communications with public service sector employers including government agencies and non-profit organizations.

Duties Performed

Oversees the administration of the exit survey, graduate employment survey, and year-end reports for submission to the National Association of Law Placement, the American Bar Association, and US News & World Report. Ensures the reporting is completed timely and accurately.

Duties Performed

Oversees all seminar programs and events and coordinates programming for public service sector employers including government agencies and non-profit organizations.

Duties Performed

Oversees on-campus interview and resume collect program, participation in job fairs, and job bank.

Duties Performed

The incumbent provides career counseling to law students and alumni with a particular focus on public service sector employers including government agencies and non-profits. The incumbent is also responsible for general career counseling of 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls on all aspects of the legal career and professional development process including reviewing resumes, cover letters, job applications, and conducting mock interviews.

Duties Performed

The incumbent is responsible for supervision and development of all Career Services staff, providing leadership and continuous feedback throughout the year. The incumbent will determine and leverage staff resources for each of the functional areas. They will be responsible for the annual reviews for each staff and will be the primary liaison between staff and the Assistant Dean. Develops, reviews and analyzes reports and surveys including year-end reports, exit survey, and graduate employment survey.

Duties Performed

Other duties as assigned.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Where did you see this position advertised?
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  2. If you selected Other, please let us know where you saw the position advertised.

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  3. * Are you able to work evenings and weekends as needed?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Document 1
  3. Other Document 2
  4. Other Document 3