the Career Services Office (CSO)
The mission of the CSO is to equip all MSU Law students and alumni to achieve professional fulfillment and success. To accomplish this, CSO assists students with exploring and identifying professional oppor tunities, building relationships with alumni and employers, developing and perfecting application materials, and establishing a professional social media presence. The CSO also markets the talents of MSU Law students to a wide range of private, government, and public interest employers; engages faculty and alumni in support of its mission; and continues to develop an ambitious program directed at expanding job opportunities throughout the country through on and off-campus recruitment programs and other initiatives.
The CSO includes three to four attorney-advisers, two management-level administrators, and one part-time administrative assistant. The Office works closely as a team to provide superior service to our students, alumni, and employers.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Assistant Director reports to the Assistant Dean for Career Development and assists the CSO team in providing comprehensive professional development, career planning, and career advising services. Specifically, the Assistant Director:
The successful candidate will have the ability to:
In addition, the successful candidate will preferably have:
ABOUT MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW This is an important moment in time for the College of Law as it reflects back on its unique 126-year history and at the same time, looks forward – with great optimism– to its promising future. The College of Law is a dynamic, student-centered academic community. The College of Law offers a legal education that challenges students’ intellect, broadens their experiences, and prepares them for successful and rewarding careers. The College is dedicated to providing a learning environment where students acquire the professional skills and ethical grounding needed to become excellent advocates, stalwart members of the bar, and leaders in their communities. With a new strategic plan and renewed curriculum in place, MSU Law is poised to reach a higher level of sustained excellence.
MSU College of Law is perfectly situated in the heart of a Big Ten university, just minutes from the state capitol and in close proximity to Detroit, Grand Rapids and Chicago.
The student body is made up of approximately 750 J.D. students and 80 students enrolled in various Master of Laws and Master of Jurisprudence programs. Approximately 50 percent of the students in the J.D. program are from Michigan, 45 percent are from states outside of Michigan, and 6 percent are international students.
Additional information regarding MSU College of Law can be found at law.msu.edu.
Application review will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by May 11, 2018. Email cover letter and resume to MSU College of Law Human Resources: HR-Operations@law.msu.edu.
Salary is competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Michigan State University College of Law provides a very attractive benefits package.
Michigan State University College of Law is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The Law College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, genetic information, gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, political persuasion, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, height, weight, veteran status, age or familial status.
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