Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The Director of the Office of Career Services is a highly-visible position within the Dedman School of Law's Office of Career Services. Alongside the Assistant Dean of Career Services, the Director is responsible for developing job opportunities for students and recent graduates, marketing SMU Law students and graduates to legal employers, providing career counseling to students and recent graduates, designing and implementing educational opportunities related to jobs with the judiciary, tracking and reporting employment statistics, representing the Office of Career Services to external groups, including industry organizations, and assisting with the daily management of office functions, among other duties.
Education and Experience:
A Juris Doctor degree and five (5) years of legal experience is required for this role. The candidate must be a licensed member of the State Bar of Texas and in good standing.
Candidate with familiarity with post-graduate federal judicial clerkship processes experience is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ideal candidate must demonstrate willingness and desire to work with and counsel law students to help them achieve their career goals. Candidate must possess the ability to work independently and take initiative, as well as be a team player who works well on group projects. Candidate must hold strong presentation skills with the ability to present clear and accurate information to small and large groups are essential. Excellent communication skills are required with the ability to communicate effectively with students and judges.
Candidate must possess a working knowledge in Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Attention to detail is a must.
Sit for long periods of time.
Deadline to Apply:
Priority consideration will be given to those who apply by October 8, 2021.
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