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Director of Career Planning

The University at Buffalo School of Law
Published
September 19, 2022
Location
Amherst, NY
Category
Legal  
Job Type

Description

The University at Buffalo School of Law invites applications for the position of Director of Career Services. The School of Law serves approximately 450 full-time students and has over 45 full-time faculty members.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and direct the Career Services Office (CSO) within the School of Law, and enhance career education, training and placement programs for law students and graduates.
  • Identify, contacts and cultivate relationships with a geographically diverse group of potential employers of law students and law school graduates in the private, public, and public interest sectors.
  • Learn the individual needs of potential employers and assist them in reaching law students whose interest are appropriate to their needs.
  • Oversee and manage CSO resources, personnel, and budget.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Jurisdictional Doctor degree from an ABA accredited Law School.
  • Five or more years of experience as an attorney.
  • Ability to travel 25% of the time.
  • Soft Skills such as strong interpersonal skills, organizational ability, prompt follow-through, initiative, high energy, attention to detail, strong work ethic and an ability to work independently.
  • Writing proficiency.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Exposure to a variety of sizes and types of practice strongly preferred.
  • Experience in alumni and employer relations, counseling and higher education administration also strongly preferred.

Contact Information
Matthew Delaney, Business Officer, delaney1@buffalo.edu, 716-645-5997

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