Assistant Director, Office of Professional & Career Development

Staff Exempt Boston, Massachusetts


Description

Suffolk University Law School is excited to announce the opportunity to join an amazing team of career service professionals as our new Assistant Director in the Office of Professional & Career Development (PCD). The Assistant Director will have the opportunity to work with highly talented and diverse students as they enter the profession and to collaborate with our impactful and experienced PCD team.

In recent years, Suffolk University Law School’s graduate employment outcomes have improved considerably in large part because of the stellar work of our PCD office, innovative curriculum, and motivated students. This improvement also has contributed to Suffolk Law’s 15-spot increase in the US News rankings in just the last three years. This is a great opportunity to use your legal experience and passion to join a law school that is on the move and to help build and develop the next generation of lawyers.                                          

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Professional and Career Development, the Assistant Director will assist law students with their professional development through career counseling, employer development and professional skills training. The Assistant Director will work collaboratively with the entire professional and career development team to develop and deliver professional development classes and programs that most effectively prepare students for modern practice and legal job market in a wide range of practice settings. 

Requirements & Qualifications

  • J.D. required. 
  • A minimum of three years law practice experience. Supervisory and/or counseling experience is helpful.
  • Ability to work independently and to exercise considerable judgment and discretion on matters pertaining to student professional and career development.
  • Excellent communication skills to establish and cultivate rapport with students, alumni and employers.
  • Must be a team-player, possess eagerness to initiate new projects and ability to set priorities and employ time management. 
  • Strong computer literacy.          

Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of human experience who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment.  We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. Suffolk University is especially interested in candidates who, through their training,  service and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University community.

Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment. Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of human experience who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. Suffolk University is especially interested in candidates who, through their training, service and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University community.