Assistant Dean of Career Services, Franklin Pierce School of Law

Concord, NH
Full Time
Job #: PS1746FY20
This role works with students, prospective employers, faculty and alumni to place students in legal and law-related employment. Provides employment/career services for Juris Doctor and graduate students. Compiles and reports accurate employment data to the ABA, NALP and similar entities as required. Administers all activities relating to Career Services functions. Teaches classes and seminars related to career planning and professionalism.

Other minimum qualifications
J.D. degree with significant New Hampshire practice experience; Familiarity with legal, business and marketplace influences impacting law practice hiring; Ability to deal effectively with the public and work cooperatively with faculty, administration and staff; Ablllty to supervise others effectively; Ability to maintain accurate and timely records and reports; Excellent oral and written communications skills; Broad base of professional legal and business contacts; and Ability to communicate clearly with and relate to law students.

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Ability to use existing contacts to market law student placements with attorneys, law firms, businesses, governmental agencies, the judiciary, public interest groups and other legal employers; Previous experience with law-related hiring; Law school or graduate level student mentoring experience; Knowledge of court systems, law firm practices relating to hiring; Ability to counsel/teach students the skills and abilities necessary to complete a successful job search; Ability to interact with a variety of constituencies; Ability to create effective business and marketing plan and implement it; Ability to create, write, and maintain effective marketing tools for career placement services; Work closely with students to improve job search skills and materials; Maintain professional demeanor; Work independently and exercise good judgment; Maintain positive approach under pressure.

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