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Student and Alumni Advising Assistant Director, Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Posted 3 years ago

Office of Career and Professional Development          

Status:                   Full Time

Position Purpose:

The Student and Alumni Advising Assistant Director in Mitchell Hamline’s Office of Career and Professional Development is part of a team responsible for providing career counseling and professional development coaching to students and alumni, including meeting one-on-one (remotely due to COVID-19) with current students and alumni and creating and providing resources and strategies for individual career development and networking.

This position will also: design and lead programs; build and maintain relationships with employers and external constituents; develop and expand alumni and employer outreach programs; and collaborate with internal constituents to strengthen Career and Professional Development programs.


  • J.D. required with significant experience practicing law
  • 3-5 years professional career counseling and/or placement experience with legal professionals (may consider a combination of education and experience) preferred; professional contact, interaction and knowledge of legal employers, legal job market and unique aspects of practicing law or using a J.D. for alternative employment opportunities
  • Significant familiarity, experience, connections, and understanding of traditional and alternative occupations for legal professionals
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships both internally and externally
  • Ability to successfully lead and facilitate small and large group presentations and discussions
  • Strong connections with practicing attorneys, judges, and the legal community
  • High level of energy and creativity; strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of, and experience with website management and database programs (e.g. RaisersEdge, Symplicity, WordPress, etc.)
  • Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours as needed to meet student and alumni needs

To apply please send cover letter and resume, including salary requirements:

Mitchell Hamline School of Law is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  We do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, veteran/military status, disability or handicap, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class status defined by law.

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