Assistant Director for Alumni Advising, Harvard Law School (Half-time)

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Job location
1585 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Harvard Law School, Office of Public Interest Advising
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Position Description: 

Reports to the Assistant Dean for Public Service.
• Oversee all aspects of alumni career services for Harvard Law School alumni who are interested in public sector opportunities.
• Counsel alumni; plan, develop and implement comprehensive career programs, workshops and alumni tailored initiatives; develop all related online and print communications.
• The OPIA Alumni Advisor will work closely and coordinate with the Office of Career Services Alumni Advisor.
• Advise numerous alumni about seeking and landing public sector positions.
• Edit application materials such as resumes and cover letters.
• Develop expertise in multiple public service practice setting


Basic Qualifications
JD and a minimum of 3 years of post-law school legal experience in the public sector (nonprofits, government or private public interest firms).

Additional Qualifications
• A mixture of private sector (big law) and public service experience desirable. Familiarity with career assessment tools also desirable. Event planning experience highly desirable.
• Experience advising law students and lawyers absolutely required – preferably in a career services office. Facility for networking, public speaking and technology a must.
• Knowledge of the public sector job market and willingness to develop expertise in a wide range of fields and application procedures.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team, willingness to pitch in as needed, willingness to travel at least twice a year and to participate in occasional evening events.

Additional Information
All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.

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Equal Opportunity Employer