YLS Employment & Fellowship Opportunities
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Director, Alumni and Alternative Careers, Career Development Office
Reporting to the Assistant Dean of the Career Development Office and working in cooperation with the management team of CDO, the position will provide comprehensive career counseling, programs and resources to all Yale Law School alumni, and to our current JD and international LLM students. JD student support will focus particularly on business and nontraditional careers.
Counseling and advising students and alumni on all aspects of preparation for and pursuit of professional opportunities and roles; developing and maintaining contacts with alumni to facilitate mentoring, programs, and career assistance; creating and presenting programs, workshops and panels on the job search process to educate and encourage alumni and students in the pursuit of professional roles; establishing and maintaining contacts with regional, national, and international employers to assess job opportunities for alumni and students, and to foster professional development opportunities; researching and writing professional on-line and print publications, resource guides and reports; reviewing and implementing technology to enhance programs, counseling, outreach and collection/retention of information; collaborating with faculty, departments, committees and centers to promote professional opportunities and programs; collaborating with other departments within Yale University to expand counseling, programming and resources for students and alumni.
J.D. and minimum 5 years relevant legal, legal education, or legal recruiting experience required. Counseling experience preferred. Ability to counsel alumni and law students regarding their career development, and to design and implement effective programs; ability to work effectively and develop relationships with a wide variety of constituents including students, alumni, faculty, administrators, and legal practitioners; superior interpersonal, written and verbal communication, group presentation, and organizational skills; ability to work independently and show proven initiative in management of projects. Interested candidates should submit applications by accessing the following site: http://www.yale.edu/hronline/stars/application/external/index.html (search for job number 23879BR). Additionally, please email a cover letter and resume to Kelly Voight, Assistant Dean of the Career Development Office at email@example.com. Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.