The Career Planning Center at Fordham Law School located in the Lincoln Center area seeks an experienced professional to join the office.
The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include:
- Day to day responsibility for the Judicial Clerkship Program, including counseling students and alumni, designing and implementing clerkship programs, drafting and revising clerkship related materials including the handbooks;
- Working with the Faculty Clerkship Committee and coordination of the Faculty Clerkship Advisor Program.
- In addition, s/he will counsel law students on job search strategy for both summer employment and permanent employment upon graduation, assist with the design and implementation of career development programs for students and draft and revise of career related materials.
- S/he will have the ability to critique and provide guidance on student resumes and cover letters. * S/he will have knowledge of the legal market, including private sector law firms, state and federal government and public interest organizations, and clerkships with an emphasis on the NYC metro area market but not to the exclusion of other legal markets nation-wide.
- Qualified candidates with a J.D. degree are preferred but must have legal recruiting/legal professional development experience and an understanding of the legal market. Judicial Clerkship experience preferred.
- Experience counseling law students preferred.
- Must be able to interact with students, faculty, staff and administration in a cooperative and professional manner while maintaining the utmost degree of confidentiality.
- Self-starter that works well independently but also a team player that works well on projects as a member of a group.
- Willingness to make at least a 3-year commitment.
- Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including tuition remission.
To apply, please send resume & cover letter.
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,100 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre at Heythrop College in the United Kingdom.