Harvard Law School Office of Career Services seeks a full-time Assistant Director for Judicial Clerkships.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The Assistant Director reports to the Associate Director of Career Services/Director of Judicial Clerkships (one person). This role primarily provides advising, both interpersonally and through administrative projects, to students and alumni seeking judicial clerkships. Responsibilities include the following:
Advises students and alumni seeking judicial clerkships about the structure of and strategy for the application process;
Monitors hiring status of federal and state judges to identify specific opportunities and prepares periodic reports on status of clerkship hiring;
Plans and presents career programs and develops online resources;
Also may serve as general career advisor for JD and LLM students and as liaison to student groups.
The candidate must have a J.D. along with three or more years of relevant professional experience working as an attorney, counselor or administrator in a legal, academic or business setting. Experience (1) as a judicial clerk or other deep knowledge of the judicial clerkship application process, (2) in a law firm, and (3) in a law school career services office is preferred. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal, organizational, oral presentation and writing skills; the ability to plan and meet deadlines; the ability to work independently and effectively as a team; a strong work ethic; superb judgment; an excellent sense of humor; and an enthusiastic approach to his or her work.
How to Apply:
Apply on-line through http://www.employment.harvard.edu/, selecting administrative/staff jobs and then requisition # 41473BR. Please submit a cover letter and resume. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Harvard University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.