Assistant Director Career Services, Pre-law Advising
Location: Medford/Somerville, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 21001925
Assistant Director Career Services, Pre-law Advising - (21001925)
This is a part-time position, working 17.5 hours per week.
The Tufts Career Center provides comprehensive career development assistance to undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni of Arts, Sciences, Engineering, and the SMFA at Tufts. We provide individual coaching, online resources, workshops, alumni and career panels, career and internship fairs, and networking opportunities with alumni and employers. Through the campus recruiting program, the Career Center works closely with recruiters/employers to arrange events, job & internship postings, resume collections and interviews. The Career Center offers extensive web resources in the form of webinars and virtual workshops, subscription tools, and industry-specific career community resources.
Provides expert advising services and programming to students and alumni interested in pursuing law careers and law school.
Knowledge and experience typically acquired by:
Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years directly related professional experience.
Progressive responsibility in pre-law advising or career services in a liberal arts college setting, or selective graduate or law school admissions.
Ability to interact effectively with multiple constituents including students, faculty, alumni, parents, and employers.
Excellent written and oral communication, customer service, and organizational skills.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; experience working with and advising diverse student population at a liberal arts college.
Experience with career platforms, preferably Handshake.
Master's Degree/Advanced Degree.
Experience in project management and event planning.
Experience in data collection/analysis and assessment.
Expertise on financial aid, legal career paths, and law school admissions and scholarship trends.
Working knowledge of behavioral techniques for student interview preparation.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.