Assistant Managing Director

The University at Buffalo School of Law’s Clinical Legal Education Program
May 14, 2024
Buffalo, United States of America
Job Type


Assistant Managing Director

Assistant Managing Director, Law School Full Posting and To Apply:

The University at Buffalo School of Law invites applications for an Assistant Managing Director of Clinical Legal Education. This position is full-time.

The successful candidate will report to the Vice Dean and Director of Clinical Legal Education Bernadette Gargano. The assistant managing director will oversee the administration of the clinical legal program at UB law in collaboration with the vice dean. Other specific duties include:

  • Develop and maintain departmental and program budgets, purchases, and reporting under the rules and regulations of the University and the State.
  • Manage relationships with third-party vendors, consultants, and freelancers, including the gathering of quotes and maintenance of vendor contracts.
  • Develop, implement, and supervise communication strategies and social media output.
  • Supervise all administrative staff members.

Additional details can be found on the website listed above.

The assistant managing director will be joining a clinical program whose mission is to deliver access to justice while teaching UB law students to be excellent, ethical, and engaged lawyers. The School of Law has a deep and longstanding commitment to serving clients and the broader public in Western New York and beyond.

We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Buffalo, maintain the excellence of the university, and offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. Working at the University at Buffalo comes with benefits that exceed salary alone, including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal, and academic pursuits.

Salary Range: $75,000-$85,000

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Experience with administrative support in a professional setting.
  • 2 years of experience in an office management setting.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • A valid U.S. Driver’s License or the ability to demonstrate the capacity to meet the transportation needs for this position.
  • Authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
  • Must be able to work some nights and weekends.
  • Must be able to engage in limited travel. Preferred Qualifications
  • JD or master’s degree preferred with two years of related experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and locations.
  • Experience with UB travel, reimbursement and procurement processes and systems such as ShopBlue, Concur, and eReq.
  • Experience in project management, accounting, or related areas.
  • Notary or ability to become a notary

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