Website Fordham University

Overview:

TITLE OF POSITION/RANK: Associate Director, Career Planning

DEPARTMENT: Career Planning Center

Law School

Lincoln Center

Responsibilities:

  • Counseling: Counseling current J.D. students and alumni, including providing resume critiques and cover letter review, conducting mock interviews and interview prep, and providing job search strategy, advice, and guidance.
  • Serving as the liaison for a 1L House and in this role, among other things, provide various presentations and communications to students in this House as well as participating in House office hours.
  • Diversity Fellowships, Scholarships, and Job Fairs:Working closely with the Associate Director of Career Planning and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, identify and expand job opportunities related to diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as work as a CPC liaison to various student affinity groups.
  • Programming: In collaboration with CPC colleagues plan, organize, and present programs on various career- related and job search topics for JD students and alumni, including Fordham’s annual Mock Interview Program.
  • Career Resources: In collaboration with CPC colleagues create and maintain career guides and resources for JD students and alumni, including assisting with updating CPC’s online resources.
    Bachelor’s degree required with a Juris Doctor or recruiting experience in the legal market.

Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years’ work experience with a J.D. degree and/or recruiting experience in the legal market.
  • Strong knowledge of the broader legal market (public and private sector) with an emphasis on the NYC metro area.
  • Familiarity with SharePoint or similar content management systems.
  • Excellent presentation and verbal skills.
  • Must be able to interact with students, faculty, staff, and administration in a cooperative and professional manner while maintaining the utmost degree of confidentiality.
  • Exemplary project management and organizational skills necessary to handle multiple projects and juggling priorities in a fast-paced office environment.
  • Self-starter that works well independently but also a team player that works well on projects as a member of a group. Likes to innovate and try new approaches.

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