This position reports to the Associate Director of Career Services/Director of Judicial Clerkships (one person). This role primarily provides advising, both interpersonally and through administrative projects, to students and alumni seeking judicial clerkships. Responsibilities include the following:
Advises students and alumni seeking judicial clerkships about the structure of and strategy for application process.
Monitors hiring status of federal and state judges to identify specific opportunities and prepares periodic reports on status of clerkship hiring
Plans and presents career programs and develops online resources
Also may serve as general career advisor for JD and LLM students and as liaison to student groups.
All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
The candidate must have a J.D. along with three or more years of relevant professional experience working as an attorney, counselor or administrator in a legal, academic or business setting.
Experience (1) as a judicial clerk or other deep knowledge of the judicial clerkship application process, (2) in a law firm, and (3) in a law school career services office is preferred. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal, organizational, oral presentation and writing skills; the ability to plan and meet deadlines; the ability to work independently and effectively as a team; a strong work ethic; superb judgment; an excellent sense of humor; and an enthusiastic approach to his or her work.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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