The University of Connecticut School of Law Seeks Director of the Career Planning Center

The University of Connecticut School of Law located in Hartford, CT invites applicants for an opening as Director of the CareerPlanningCenter.  The Director of the CareerPlanningCenter plans, organizes, and administers a program of job placement and career counseling for law students and alumni/ae, under the general direction of the Assistant Dean of Students.  Characteristic duties include: plans, implements, and evaluates recruiting strategies; designs, administers, and conducts placement technique workshops; works with student groups to identify specific needs of particular segments of student population; supervises department employees.

Minimum Qualifications: J.D. or Master’s degree or in appropriate field; experience counseling and/or direct supervision of students or law associates in an educational or law practicing setting; knowledge of legal hiring community and job search skills; demonstrated supervisory and administrative capacity; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; willingness to work irregular and flexible hours.

Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with the legal employment market of Connecticut and major legal employment centers; two to four years’ experience in administration and counseling in an educational or other relevant setting; demonstrated ability to effectively engender trust and build positive relationships with students and employers; ability to project a favorable image of Law School programs and students.

This is a full-time, permanent position.

Please apply online using Husky Hire to submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names of three references.  Review of applications will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  (Search # 2015050)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on October 7, 2014.