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Student and Alumni Advising Assistant Director, Mitchell Hamline

Posted 3 weeks ago

Employment Opportunity

Posting Date:         August 23, 2021

Title:                       Student and Alumni Advising Assistant Director

                               Office of Career and Professional Development          

Status:                   Full Time

Salary range:         $50,000 – $77,000

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 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 professional formation 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 and outreach.

Qualifications:

  • 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
  • An active law license is not required; if currently or previously licensed to practice law, license must be or have been in good standing in the applicable jurisdiction.

To apply online, please visit our website and provide your cover letter and resume, including salary requirement: https://mitchellhamline.edu/employment/

  • Members of diverse and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
  • Application review will start on Tuesday, September 7, 2021

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.

Benefits (benefits eligible on first day of employment):

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life/AD&D insurance (MHSL pays for)
  • Optional Life Insurance
  • Disability Benefits (MHSL pays for)
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • 403(b) Retirement plan (Generous MHSL match)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Competitive compensation package
  • A respectful workplace

Employment Opportunity

Posting Date:         August 23, 2021

Title:                       Student and Alumni Advising Assistant Director

                               Office of Career and Professional Development          

Status:                   Full Time

Salary range:         $50,000 – $77,000

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 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 professional formation 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 and outreach.

Qualifications:

  • 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
  • An active law license is not required; if currently or previously licensed to practice law, license must be or have been in good standing in the applicable jurisdiction.

To apply online, please visit our website and provide your cover letter and resume, including salary requirement: https://mitchellhamline.edu/employment/

  • Members of diverse and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
  • Application review will start on Tuesday, September 7, 2021

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.

Benefits (benefits eligible on first day of employment):

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life/AD&D insurance (MHSL pays for)
  • Optional Life Insurance
  • Disability Benefits (MHSL pays for)
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • 403(b) Retirement plan (Generous MHSL match)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Competitive compensation package
  • A respectful workplace

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