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Assistant Director of Career Services
Title:Assistant Director of Career Services
Department:David A. Clarke School of Law
Location:Van Ness

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open To The Public 

Employment Status: Full Time, Temporary

Pay Plan, Series & Grade:

Salary Range: $51,977- $63,929

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: 4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

Brief Description of Duties

The Assistant Director of Career Services will assist the Career Services Director with developing, implementing all office services, including student counseling, alumni counseling, programming, employer outreach and administration. The Assistant Director will report to the Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Counsels students and alumni in all phases of career development and employment search strategies.
  • Reviews cover letters, resumes, other career-related student, and alumni materials.
  • Develops a wide range of programs for students and alumni including job search skills, and practice area seminars.
  • Maintains the job/internship database.
  • Develops on-campus recruiting events.
  • Assists in developing and overseeing programming for part-time students.
  • Assists in developing marketing strategies to a wide range of potential employers and strengthens ties to existing employers.
  • Develops strategies to strengthen relations with alumni.
  • Develops career development reference materials; expands on-line library, maintains web pages.
  • Manages and develops off-campus recruiting programs including consortium events.

Other Duties

  • Assists in all administrative responsibilities including job postings, reciprocity requests, all career and other surveys (NALP, ABA, etc.). Participates in UDC committees as necessary.
  • Participates in local, regional, national legal recruitment associations, and other professional associations.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Juris Doctor and at least three (3) years of legal practice experience is required. Current bar membership preferred but not required.

Information to Applicant

Condition of Employment: 
This is a sponsored program appointment. The duration of this appointment is subject to grant fund availability.

Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not in the collective bargaining unit.

Employment Benefits: Depending upon length of appointment, selectee may or may not be eligible for full benefits such as health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia’s retirement plan (TIAA).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business,  or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference:  Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B). This job is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation.  The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia.  The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Talent Management only.

Contact Information:  All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Talent Management at (202) 274-5380.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: .

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