The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is a leader in legal education, located in Manhattan's Greenwich Village. The law school is renowned for its program in intellectual property, which includes the FAME Center for Fashion, Arts, Media and Entertainment Law. Cardozo Law has a long tradition of public advocacy and is the birthplace of the Innocence Project and the home of our Center for Rights and Justice. Cardozo offers a world-class faculty and encourages creative thinking and innovation in the legal profession. Cardozo provides students with a strong foundation in legal theory combined with practical hands-on experience in a variety of areas including criminal law, civil rights law, and business law. The school prides itself on creating a vibrant and warm community for faculty, staff and students.
A division of Yeshiva University, Cardozo Law School offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans. The law school is a secular institution within a religious university and welcomes people of all religions, ethnic backgrounds, races and sexual identities.
The Administrator is responsible for managing the program budget and the publication of information about the program online, in internal PR, and in email communications to students, faculty, and alumni. The Administrator is also responsible for coordinating event-planning details with internal and external parties.
- Work with the Director to administer the Distinguished Lecture in IP, Burns Senior Lecture in IP, IP Speaker Series, and IPIL Colloquium as well as all program conferences, panel events, and symposia
- Manage the program's publication of information online, coordinate the publication of internal PR, and manage email communications to students, faculty, and alumni. Participate in short-term planning and work with faculty on programs for adjunct professors, alumni, and international delegations
- Work closely with IP faculty to execute short and long term planning goals
- Internal and external expenses and reimbursements coordinated through the Office of Business Affairs. PR is coordinated through the Office of Communications
- This position is responsible for managing the annual program budget and does not have supervisory responsibility
Experience and Educational Background:
- Juris Doctor, or equivalent degree in law preferred
- If no JD then, Bachelor's degree required with 2 years working in office administration and special events
Skills and Competencies
- Excellent leadership and management skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills for effectively representing the school and the programs when interacting with large numbers of faculty members, students and other administrators and staff members.
- Ability to work both independently and in close consultation with the Program Directors.
- Strong managerial, administrative, computer, writing, editing, communication and design skills.
Employee Classification: Exempt