Provide career counseling and advice to J.D. students and alumni on subjects including development of self-assessment and career planning strategies; review and revision of resumes, cover letters and other application material; instruction regarding interview preparation and mock interviewing; and guidance in the creation and expansion of a student's personal network.
Develop and execute presentations, programs and events to provide students with career and professional development skills, practice- and setting-centered information, and advice, individually, with other OCPD staff, and in conjunction with law firms, government agencies, other legal employers, and bar associations.
Track and collect summer and post-grad employment data of students for required internal and external reporting.
Will serve as main point of contact for at least one OCPD initiative.
Other duties as assiged.
Coordinates and delivers career development programming, resource materials, and/or advising to students and alumni. Educates students, alumni, and other stakeholders about career development and opportunities and maintains relationships to aid in effective career planning. Supervises unit staff and/or has significant program management authority/responsibility, and strives to create a welcoming, equitable, and inclusive work environment.
30% Educates or advises students and recent alumni individually, or in groups through various mediums about career exploration, self-assessment, skills, materials development, and career decisions
15% Develops and delivers career development programming and resource materials across various mediums to provide education to students
15% Responds to questions and provides information regarding student services, policies, procedures, and employment preparation
15% May identify and maintain a professional network of employers or other stakeholders to facilitate career exploration and employment opportunities for students
10% Participates in campus-wide career services community providing input to leadership regarding the development of advising, recruitment, and co/curricular programs offered by the school/college/unit
15% Supervises unit staff and/or plans, organizes, allocates resources, assesses performance, and leads the operational activities for a significant portion of the unit's career services portfolio
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Multiple years relevant post-JD experience. Applicants will preferably have experience working with diverse groups and/or diverse students; contributing to a positive, inclusive and diverse environment.
This position may require most work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications
How to Apply:
Applicants must apply through the Jobs at UW website: https://jobs.wisc.edu/ by the consideration date. When applying, please submit a resume and a cover letter detailing how your training and your post-J.D. experience qualify you to (i) advise law students and alumni about job search strategies, interviews, and written job application materials and (ii) develop and lead career services programming and events.
Justin Boehm firstname.lastname@example.org 608-890-4466 Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )
Career Development Manager(AE079)
A451030-LAW SCHOOL/LAW SCHOOL/CAREER SVC
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.