The College of Law is currently seeking a Director of Externships, who will oversee all aspects of the College's externship programs; this includes course instruction for the for-credit classroom component. The successful candidate will have demonstrated transferrable experience advising law students in assessing desired skills and practice settings, and matching these with externship opportunities. The successful candidate will also demonstrate prior experience in program evaluation and assessment, preferably in an academic setting, and the management of internal and external clients.
The selected candidate will engage in on-going evaluation of current and potential placements, while maintaining responsive communications and outreach with off-site externship attorney supervisors. This individual will work closely with the Associate Dean and the Director, Center for Professional Development to develop program growth strategies in response to the employment market and student needs. The selected candidate will also serve as a member of the Center for Professional Development's team of career counselors, providing general and practice-specific career counseling to law students.
Minimum Qualifications: Prior legal practice experience is preferred and teaching experience is desirable. Experience or knowledge of the skills associated with a varied legal practice areas is required. Applications will be accepted and considered until the position is filled. J.D. and bar passage required.
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