Guides students in developing and implementing individualized career plans by counseling, conducting mock interviews, presenting programs, preparing informational materials and assisting with employer outreach.
Position Specific Responsibilities:
Counsel students and graduates on job search.
Review students and graduate resumes.
Coach students and graduates on interviewing skills through mock interviews.
Prepares and updates job search materials.
Gathers information and provides support for the production of informational and statistical employment reports and surveys produced by the department.
Serve as a resource person to graduating students and new alumni for online job search databases and websites.
Assist with on-campus recruitment programs such as On-Campus Interviews (OCI), Mock Interview Program and Small Firm Reception.
Conduct outreach and marketing to small employers for attorney jobs.
Attend networking events and meetings of professional organizations.
Perform other related duties as assigned or requested. The Law School reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
Minimum of 2 years of direct experience in legal recruiting, career services, attorney professional development or another closely related role. Strong preference will be given to applicants with direct experience in California legal markets.
Knowledge and Skills
Demonstrated knowledge of basic career counseling techniques and approaches. Familiarity with legal hiring processes, including legal application materials and interviewing, and the current job market.
Excellent oral and written customer services skills are required. Provide concise and clear communications, reports, letters, etc. Ability to remain calm and professional when faced with a challenging/sensitive situation and respond with tact and diplomacy. Strong public speaking, writing and group facilitation skills. Capacity to build relationships with diverse constituencies. Highly developed sense of empathy, humor, patience and resilience.
Maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion. Possess highly developed organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills to successfully manage a large volume of diverse tasks/projects. Manage multiple tasks simultaneously, often with conflicting or moving deadlines.
Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and implement projects to meet established deadlines and goals. Attention to detail and accuracy are essential in composing and proofing materials and reports. Take initiative and be resourceful in work processes.
Must be able to work independently while exercising good judgment and decision making.
Demonstrated computer competency and preferably knowledgeable of relevant systems.
Typically an advanced degree in counseling, education (student services), or a J.D. Substantial direct experience may substitute for advanced degrees. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills and abilities to keep abreast of relevant regulation/policy changes.
Internal Number: 0170679
About Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Loyola Law School is situated in the legal, financial and media capital of Los Angeles. Located on an award-winning Frank Gehry-designed campus in downtown Los Angeles, Loyola Law School is home to prominent faculty, dedicated students and cutting-edge programs. The Law School strives to instill in students the knowledge they need to excel on their chosen paths. It dedicates itself to preparing students for the rigors of practice with an extensive portfolio of practical-training opportunities, a 18,000-strong alumni network and a focus on social justice.