Harvard Law School Office of Career Services seeks an Assistant Director of Judicial Clerkships. The Assistant Director 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:
Advise students and alumni seeking judicial clerkships about the structure of, and strategy for, the application process;
Monitor and provide regular reports on hiring status of federal and state judges;
Maintain records of and provide regular reports of clerkship acceptances;
Plan and execute group presentations;
Develop written guidance for website and blog;
Serve as liaison to student groups;
Assist with more general career advising as needed in the office.
Applications will be accepted for either half time or full time work in this role.
All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
J.D. and three or more years of relevant professional experience working as an attorney, advisor, 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.
Internal Number: 47786BR
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