On-Call JD Compass Career Strategist

7 days left

Location
Minneapolis
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
May 05, 2017
Category
Education
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for an On-Call Career Strategist position within the School of Law. 

This on-call position does not have a set schedule and will be on an as needed basis, approximately 5 hours per week.  This position is not benefits eligible.

The Office of Career and Professional Development (CPD) provides students the tools to develop careers that align with their talents and chosen vocation. JD Compass Career Strategists works under the supervision of the Director and works directly with recent law school graduates to counsel the graduates on their career and professional development, to communicate and promote opportunities the graduates, to broaden and deepen graduates’ professional networks.

Essential Duties:

  • Recent Graduate Counseling –The Career Strategist will meet with assigned law school graduates to assess their career goals; create career development and job search strategies; and identify and explore opportunities.
  • Revise resumes, cover letters and other marketing/application materials for recent graduates.
  • Assist recent graduates in preparing for interviews and networking activities/events.
  • Report to the CPD team regarding employment status of recent graduates and help with capturing employment reporting information from each assigned graduate.
Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of experience working in a legal environment (i.e., legal practice, law school, or other employer working directly with the legal community) required. Knowledge of the legal community and legal marketplace required.

Preferred Qualifications:  Career counseling, professional development, or other student service experience strongly preferred, with a demonstrated success in cultivating collaborative relationships with professional colleagues. 

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.  The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas (UST), Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website.  If you are viewing this posting from a site other than “Jobs at UST”, the University assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information. 

UST is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Special Instructions to Candidates:

Applicants will be asked to upload a resume when creating their profile and to copy/paste a position specific cover letter into their application for this position.

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