The University of Iowa College of Law is seeking a Career Services Administrator. This position will provide leadership, direction, and coordination for the Career Services office, reporting directly to the Dean. Key areas of responsibility include professional leadership, strategic planning, communication and outreach, career counseling, administrative, financial and human resources responsibility, and operations management. Primary duties include but are not limited to:
Managing the College of Law’s career services programs to achieve and exceed placement goals.
Identifying strategic partnership opportunities and developing strategic relationships with business, local, regional, and national law firms, bar associations, corporations, and government entities.
Initiating contact to develop and maintain relationships with potential employers for graduates and alumni, encouraging and arranging for them to conduct on-campus recruiting efforts and interviews at their places of business.
Serving as the senior administrator for the career services office, including hiring, motivating, and supervising staff.
Developing, implementing, and evaluating new career services initiatives and programs, including placement strategies for nontraditional and international students.
Preparing and timely submitting accurate reports to external organizations (i.e. ABA, NALP, US News & World Report); providing analyses of key career services performance indicators.
At least seven years of post-graduate professional experience.
Career services experience at a law school or university; recruitment experience at a law firm or an executive search firm; or other relevant professional experience.
Knowledge of the operation of career services and applicable academic standards; ability to lead and support initiatives and activities to enhance placement outcomes.
Demonstrated commitment to promoting a diverse environment.
Ability to establish and build healthy relationships and partnerships with colleagues within and external to the unit and college.
Ability to accurately direct, develop, and analyze reports documenting the services and outcomes of a business unit.
Experience with computer software applications to retrieve, disseminate, and present technical and informational communications to internal and external stakeholders.
Knowledge of equitable and respectful communication practices.
Additional Salary Information: $95,000 or commensurate with experience
The University of Iowa (UI) is a comprehensive research university with particular distinction in the arts, humanities, and sciences, and a wide array of exceptional professional programs. While serving as the state's most comprehensive institution of higher education, the University also enjoys a national and international reputation for excellence and competes at that level for the best faculty ...and staff, and the most talented graduate and professional students.
In 1855, the year classes began, the UI became the first public university to admit women on an equal basis with men. Today, under the leadership of interim President Jean Robillard and Executive Vice President and Provost Barry Butler, a distinguished tenured and tenure-track faculty of some 1,700 attracts nearly 30,000 students from every county in Iowa, all 50 states, and 99 foreign countries.
The UI is situated on a 1,900-acre campus in Iowa City in southeast Iowa, on the Iowa River, near the intersection of U.S. interstate Highways 80 and 380.
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