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Position: Assistant Director of Career Development, Public Sector
Institution: University of California, Irvine
Location: Irvine, California, United States
Duties: UCI Law seeks to train lawyers for the practice of law at the highest levels of the profession and has created a community of law students from a broad spectrum of society. The UCI Law Career Development Office provides programming to educate students regarding legal employment opportunities and works closely with students to develop the professional skills necessary to enter the job market as competitive, practice-ready applicants. The Career Development Office also organizes both on and off campus interview programs. Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Career Development, the Assistant Director of Career Development, Public Sector, is responsible for employment counseling and career education of law students and alumni
Requirements: Juris Doctor Degree required with 2-4 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience working in a similar environment; Familiarity with, and interest in, trends in legal education and legal hiring; Ability to act independently within broad procedural guidelines, exercise sound judgment and take initiative; Knowledgeable about hiring standards and practices throughout the legal community with a special emphasis on the non-profit sector; Can research, analyze and implement solutions to unanticipated problems and situations; Has proven experience working successfully in a collaborative environment with a team of peers
   
Text: For Current Campus/HS Employees For Current UCIMC Employees Contact For Current Campus/HS Employees For Current UCIMC Employees Contact Why UCI Diversity Benefits FAQs Jobs by Location Job Search Assistant Director of Career Development, Public Sector - 8104-1A Updated: May 27, 2020 Location: UC Irvine Campus Job Type: Department: LAW/INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT Recruitment Number: 8104Reports To: Assistant Dean for Career DevelopmentWorking Title: Assistant Director of Career Development, Public SectorCost Center: IR7330Bargaining Unit: 99FLSA: ExemptPayroll Job Code: 007242Job Location: UCI Campus - IrvinePercent of Time: 100%Work Schedule: 8-5, M-FAppointment: Career Position Summary: UCI Law, founded just ten years ago, is the newest public law school in California in nearly 50 years and is currently ranked 27th nationally by U.S. News & World Report. UCI Law seeks to train lawyers for the practice of law at the highest levels of the profession and has created a community of law students from a broad spectrum of society. The UCI Law Career Development Office provides programming to educate students regarding legal employment opportunities and works closely with students to develop the professional skills necessary to enter the job market as competitive, practice-ready applicants. The Career Development Office also organizes both on and off campus interview programs. Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Career Development, the Assistant Director of Career Development, Public Sector, is responsible for employment counseling and career education of law students and alumni. Monitors, develops, and coordinates employment opportunities for students and alumni in public interest organizations, foundations, and offices across the country. Develops and delivers educational programming for students on general job search strategies, job search resources, and application materials, as well as programming on post-graduate fellowship programs, and application processes for positions in the public sector, broadly (including criminal law and government positions). Builds relationships with the public sector legal employment community. Teaches, advises, and counsels law students in their career development and all phases of the job search process. Develops career planning and placement brochures and handouts. Reviews and provides feedback on student and alumni application materials, including resumes and cover letters. Contributes to overall office goals, maintains up to date records on student employment, and maintains steady communication with the Assistant Dean. Extends all facets of career services to assist recent alumni. Develops and publicizes job opportunities for students and alumni with a particular emphasis on public interest employment. Compensation Range: Commensurate with Experience Department Website: http://www.law.uci.edu Required: Juris Doctor Degree required with 2-4 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience working in a similar environment.Familiarity with, and interest in, trends in legal education and legal hiring. Ability to act independently within broad procedural guidelines, exercise sound judgment and take initiative. Knowledgeable about hiring standards and practices throughout the legal community with a special emphasis on the non-profit sector. Can research, analyze and implement solutions to unanticipated problems and situations. Has proven experience working successfully in a collaborative environment with a team of peers. Excellent organizational skills and the flexibility of temperament to adapt to changing priorities.Understands and can communicate the traditional and non-traditional uses of the J.D. degree. Ability to employ excellent marketing skills to promote law students and alumni with appropriate employers. Ability to assist students and alumni in developing appropriate job search skills and strategies. Skill in counseling students individually and in groups. Skill in operating a personal computer and familiarity with the Internet. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish rapport and gain trust. Ability to motivate and stimulate people to effective action. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Skill in interacting with individuals and groups representing various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds. Excellent oral and written skills to prepare and present professional workshops, panels, and presentations, and to develop handbooks, articles, and newsletters.Ability to work efficiently during peak seasons of activity, frequent interruptions and distractions, and emotional tensions of law students and interviewers. Preferred: 5 or more years of experience in a related field. Prior experience in public interest practice. Involvement in bar association(s) or other relevant legal professional groups. Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts. The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. Below are general guidelines on the position's physical, mental, and environmental working conditions. In accordance with applicable state and federal law, UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500. Physical Requirements: Bend: OccasionallySquat: OccasionallyCrawl: Not ApplicableClimb: Not ApplicableKneel: Not ApplicableHandle Objects: OccasionallyPush/Pull: OccasionallyReach Above Shoulder Level: OccasionallySit: FrequentlyStand: FrequentlyWalk: FrequentlyUse Fine Finger Movements: OccasionallyCarry/Lift Loads up to 25 Pounds: OccasionallyCarry/Lift Loads up to 25-50 lbs: Not ApplicableCarry/Lift Loads over 50 Pounds: Not ApplicableRead/Comprehend: ConstantlyWrite: ConstantlyPerform Calculations: FrequentlyCommunicate Orally: ConstantlyReason and Analyze: Constantly Share: mail Apply for this Job Related Jobs Senior Contracts & Grants Analyst (Pre-award) Irvine, CA, United States Asst Dir, Office Access and Inclusion Irvine, CA, United States Nurse Practitioner II Irvine, CA, United States Staff Research Associate II Irvine, CA, United States Laboratory Assistant II Irvine, CA, United States COHS IT Director Irvine, CA, United States Senior Director, Enterprise Talent Strategy Irvine, CA, United States Finance Director Irvine, CA, United States Assistant Director of Career Development, Public Sector Irvine, CA, United States Associate Academic Business Partner Irvine, CA, United States Senior Finance Analyst Supervisor Irvine, CA, United States Instructional Technologist Irvine, CA, United States Marketing Program Manager Irvine, CA, United States Athletics Certification Officer Irvine, CA, United States Laboratory Assistant I Irvine, CA, United States Programmer Analyst III Irvine, CA, United States CSL Transition Programs Coordinator Irvine, CA, United States Clinical Nurse II - Plaza - Primary Care - FT Days Irvine, CA, United States Post Production Lead Irvine, CA, United States Clinical Research Manager Irvine, CA, United States Junior Network Engineer Irvine, CA, United States Project Manager Irvine, CA, United States Human Resources Business Partner Irvine, CA, United States Assistant Research Data Coordinator Irvine, CA, United States Financial Aid Basic Needs Counselor Irvine, CA, United States EEE Employment Emergency Preparedness Disability Services Office of the Chancellor University of California Feedback Privacy Policy Media Inquiries Accreditation Information Accessibility for Applicants Who Require Accommodation Employment Outreach Jobs at Other UC’s University of California, Irvine Irvine, CA 92697 949-824-5011 © 2019 UC Regents Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Google+ Flickr
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