The Career Counselor is a part-time position in the Office of Career Services at SMU Dedman School of Law. This position is 20 hours per week, twelve months per year. The law school will also consider a nine- or ten-month per year appointment at a pro-rated salary. The Career Counselor will work with International and Tax LL.M. students, developing job opportunities and advising on career issues. This person will also compile and create resources for JD alumni on career issues. This person will develop and offer innovative programs for these audiences to support them in their professional development and job searches.
Education and Experience:
A Juris Doctor degree and three (3) years of law practice required for this role. The candidate must be a licensed in at least one U.S. state.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The ideal candidate will have strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with a strong customer service orientation. Problem solving, time management, attention to detail and project management skills are all key for this role. Organizational and planning skills are a must.
Candidate should be skilled in cultural competency and have experience working with individuals from a wide array of backgrounds.
A working knowledge of Microsoft Office products is required.
This position requires the ability to sit for long periods of time.
Deadline to Apply:
This position is open until filled.
Priority consideration will be given to those who apply by May 13, 2021.
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