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This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Center for Career Development in the School of Law for the Danforth Campus.
Provides creative and strategic job search advice to individual students, engage employers and current students, creates and implements outreach strategies, and teaches. Assists with developing and implementing strategic initiatives for student job search strategies and advising strategies. Leads successful bar passage and professional development initiatives. Collaborates closely with Associate Dean to identify areas for program innovation and improvement.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Student Advising: Employee will meet with students and alumni to provide general advice and customized strategy for career searches, assist with resumes and cover letters as well as other communications, ensure all students are informed of all basic job search resources and tools, and maintain consistent regular communication and follow up with students. Employee will ensure the development and update of necessary written materials. Employee will fully utilize software and databases to record student employment data and effectively advise students in the career search.
Strategic Advising Initiatives: Employee will develop strategic initiatives for advising and implement those initiatives and training programs.
Education: Employee will create various educational programs related to professionalism and career success, including a one-hour course.
Projects: Employee will work on teams and act as team leader as appropriate, to promote and create new initiatives in the specific focus areas assigned (geographic and practice area).
Presentations: Employee will effectively present to various audiences including prospective students, alumni, employers, students, and other key stakeholders to ensure the success of the law school.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Five years’ experience in recruiting from the employer perspective; five years’ experience as a practicing attorney.
Supervisory experience; teaching experience.
Bar license (any state) preferred although not necessarily active.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, computer skills; organizational skills; ability to implement systems.
The hiring range for this position is $50,895 - $66,144 annually.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G12.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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