The Asst Dir, Government and Public Interest Law will collaborate with team members in the Office of Career Advancement and additional campus partners to prepare students for legal and non-legal jobs, internships, and graduate/professional school in non-profits, think tanks, Federal, State and local governments and in public policy more generally. The Asst Dir, Government and Public Interest Law will provide one-on-one career advising, participate in the development and execution of career-related programming and experiential activities, and interface with campus partners and high-profile employers, parents and alumni to support Career Advancement. Principal Duties and Responsibilities Student Support & Advising (35%): Provide high quality career advising to undergraduate students and alumni. This includes providing one-one-one career advising sessions to undergraduates in the various formats such as scheduled appointments, walk-ins, and electronic/virtual support and communication. Maintain regular schedule of one-on-one advising appointments and provide additional advising hours during busiest times of the academic year. Develop resources and strategies for working with undergraduate students and alumni with a particular focus on legal and non-legal public policy and service careers.Programming & Outreach (40%): Develop, organize, and lead cohort-based programs such as the Rosenzweig Scholars program. Organize and execute undergraduate programming educating students on job placement, professionalism, and work place readiness in non-profits, government and service fields. Programming also includes working with colleagues to develop and update supplemental materials for programs. Develop and maintain relationships with campus partners as well as with a variety of Registered Student Organizations (RSOs). Employer Relations/Development (20%): Provide a high level of customer service and support to legal and non-legal employers who partner with Career Advancement. Support employers in the use of Career Advancement recruiting services. Recruit new organizations to participate in Career Advancement initiatives. Collaborate with Alumni Relations and Development colleagues to cultivate new contacts in appropriate industries and geographic regions based on University priorities.Other Duties as Assigned (5%): General administrative and programming responsibilities including, but not limited to, committee membership, meetings with colleagues, participating in all-hands-on-deck programs and other duties as assigned.
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