The Director of Employer and Student Services is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with prospective employers at a local, regional and national level to build a portfolio of employment, internship and externship opportunities for students and alumni while also increasing the visibility of the LUSOL“brand” to existing and prospective employers. The Director also collaborates with the Associate Director of Employer and Student Services to provide career development and job search support to students and recent graduates, and for the administration, planning, development, execution, and provision of multi-faceted career-related services at Liberty University School of Law.
JD from an ABA accredited law school. Must be licensed to practice law (active or associate) and a member of a local and state bar. Six to eight years of experience in the practice of law. Demonstrated experience in legal career services or similar career related experiences (i.e., human resources management).
Knowledge of the programs offered at Liberty University School of Law and an understanding of the law school’s mission - Knowledge of legal community and ability to interact with attorneys and legal professionals from multiple sectors - Knowledge of various career paths for lawyers in both the public and private sector - Knowledge of essential principles of legal professional conduct - Knowledge of word processing database, and CRM applications - Excellent interpersonal and counseling skills - Excellent oral and written communication skills - Excellent observation, assessment, organizational, and analytical skills - Ability to generate a positive, professional first impression - Ability to establish and maintain professional rapport in all communications - Ability to maintain confidentiality and to exercise discretion - Ability to convey the vision, mission, and intellectual rigor of the law program - Ability to keep supervisors properly informed and to report significant work activity and developments - Ability to build and sustain professional relationships between the School of Law and key external audiences that include the bench and the bar - Ability to work independently while maintaining strong team orientation and ethics
Internal Number: S00762P
About Liberty University School of Law
Liberty University is an accredited evangelical liberal arts institution with 17 colleges and schools, including a law school, medical school, and school of divinity. With more than 550 programs of study from the certificate to the doctoral level, Liberty equips students with both classroom theory and practical experience, effectively preparing them to enter a competitive job market.