New York, NY, USA
Fordham University School of Law (Fordham Law School) is a leading force in legal education with one of the nation’s most select student bodies, an enduring commitment to academic excellence, and a virtually unrivaled record of graduate employment. The University was founded in 1841 and remains The Jesuit University of New York. Fordham Law School, established in 1905, builds on the University’s commitment to service and today offers three law degree programs—J.D., LL.M, and S.J.D—and an M.S.L. degree which is designed for non-lawyers. Fordham Law School offers dynamic academic programs including corporate law, intellectual property, information technology, and international law; an award-winning moot court and Alternate Dispute Resolution program; and numerous public service initiatives. Located on the West Side of Manhattan , as part of Fordham University’s Lincoln Center , the School leverages its strengths of community, faculty, devoted alumni, and place in the nation’s commercial and legal capital, providing an exceptional preparation for service-oriented lawyers, counselors, problem solvers, advocates, and leaders ready to address the needs of clients around the globe.
As a key member of the Fordham Law School (FLS) senior management team, the Assistant Dean of the Career Planning Center (CPC) works closely with the Dean to enhance career opportunities for law students and alumni. The Assistant Dean reports to the Dean of the Law School and leads the CPC, which is the principal source of career support for approximately 1,200 JD students in the day and evening divisions. The Assistant Dean develops the strategic vision and direction for the CPC, sets policy, and oversees the counseling of students and alumni in their career development and job search strategies, as well as the design and implementation of CPC programming, execution of the on-campus interview program involving over 150 employers, and other key initiatives of the Center. Developing and sustaining relationships with employers—many of whom are highly engaged Fordham alumni—including the implementation of innovative marketing strategies to expand recruitment opportunities for students on a local, national, and global basis in legal, business, and public interest sectors is critical to supporting the professional aspirations of FLS students and the enviable placement success of the School. The Assistant Dean ensures the accurate collection and comprehensive reporting of employment data in accordance with protocol established by the Law School’s primary regulator, the American Bar Association, and provides employment statistics to FLS stakeholders, as well as US News & World Report and NALP. Additionally, the Assistant Dean collaborates with the Public Interest Resource Center, the newly established Center for Judicial Engagement & Clerkships, Alumni Relations, Admissions, and Student Affairs, as well as other administrative offices to address student-driven goals and objectives. Beginning in fall 2019, the Assistant Dean will be a vital partner in the ongoing development and implementation of a House system establishing more intimate communities within the institution to ensure that all students feel a sense of belonging, that all have mentors, and that all receive ample guidance as they develop their professional identity and prepare to begin careers as lawyers. The Assistant Dean cultivates an atmosphere of innovation and collaboration throughout a staff of 14 counselors and other administrators the Center’s budget.
The position requires an advanced degree (Juris Doctor Degree strongly preferred), with a progressive record of experience in a career development or closely related role, including demonstrated supervision, innovation, and leadership. The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, administrative, and management skills; strong communication skills as evidenced by written and oral expression; knowledge of the legal market and profession with an emphasis on the career development needs of contemporary law students; and experience counseling law students and alumni. Other preferred qualifications of an ideal candidate will include: experience with the NYC metro legal market; ability to identify and analyze trends in the legal profession; and a proven ability to foster cooperative environments and to work in a collegial fashion with individuals of diverse backgrounds and experience.
Review of applications will begin September 9, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions . Nominations for this position may be emailed to Valerie B. Szymkowicz at email@example.com. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
Visit the Fordham University School of Law website at: www.fordham.edu/info/20346/school_of_law
Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.
Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer –Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories
Lubbock, TX, USA
Texas Tech University (Texas Tech) in Lubbock, Texas is a creative and complex hub of scholarship, research, and teaching, as well as the flagship institution of the four-institution Texas Tech University System. Founded in 1923, Texas Tech is the seventh largest university in Texas with an enrollment of 38,209 (31,957, undergraduate; 5,835, graduate; and 417 law students). The University is one of 94 public institutions among 131 universities and colleges in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education’s “Very High Research Activity” category. Through its 12 colleges and schools, Texas Tech offers 150 undergraduate, 100 graduate, and 50 doctoral degrees. The campus, which boasts Spanish Renaissance architecture, was described by American author James A. Michener as the “most beautiful west of the Mississippi until you get to Stanford” and by Stewart Mandel of Sports Illustrated as “easily one of the ten most beautiful campuses” he had seen. In the past year, Texas Tech was designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (one of 12 Carnegie Tier One Research institutions to achieve this distinction), opened its first international campus location in Costa Rica, and received state legislature approval and funding to establish a new School of Veterinary Medicine.
Reporting to the president through his chief of staff, the chief marketing and communications officer (CMCO) serves as Texas Tech University’s senior-most marketing, communications, and public relations officer and is a member of the president’s cabinet. Together with the University’s other senior administrators, the CMCO shares broad responsibilities to advance the mission, reputation, and capacity of the University to fulfill its strategic priorities. The CMCO leads the development and implementation of the University’s brand vision, strategy, and public relations campaigns to enhance national and global visibility, attract the best students, motivate alumni and donors, and recruit high quality faculty and staff. She/he will lead the development and implementation of Texas Tech’s institution-wide marketing and communications efforts, including the creation of a comprehensive and research-based strategy to define and build Texas Tech’s brand and to promote Texas Tech’s unique value proposition.
The CMCO is charged with building and managing a high-performing marketing and communications team that is equipped to meet the needs of a growing university, including brand building, website strategy, advertising, social media, print publications, and media and public relations. As the public spokesperson for the University, the incumbent will serve as an ambassador for the University, developing relationships with the media and other external partners. In addition to leading the University’s central team of marketing and communications professionals, the CMCO also provides strategic direction and partners with other academic and administrative units to coordinate marketing and communication initiatives.
Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) in marketing, communications, public relations, journalism, communications, marketing, or a related field and 10-12 years of full-time experience in marketing and/or communications, with at least five years of experience in a senior leadership position. An effective on-camera presence is considered a plus.
Additional qualifications include progressive experience and demonstrated success in the following areas:
Creating and implementing university brand awareness, integrated marketing campaigns, and media strategy with a relevant portfolio of proven outcomes;
Exceptional writing, editing, and oral communication skills and proficiency in communicating and engaging effectively with a wide range of constituencies, including senior management, faculty, board members, staff, alumni, and students;
Knowledge of trends and best practices in brand management, marketing, and public relations as well as communication technologies;
Management experience in staff development, budgeting, research, and customer service;
The ability to develop and implement strategic communications and research-based marketing plans;
Expertise in making presentations and communicating with the media and key stakeholders, especially in a crisis or controversial situation; and
A strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Consistent with Texas Tech University’s culture and strategic goals, the new CMCO will be an ambitious and big-picture thinker with a track record of innovation, collaboration, ethical leadership, and diplomacy.
Review of applications will begin August 27, 2019 , and continue until the position is filled. Applications, including a position-specific cover letter and resume, may be submitted online at www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions . Nominations for this position may be emailed to Michel Frendian, firstname.lastname@example.org . Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
Visit the Texas Tech University website at: www.ttu.edu
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.
New Orleans, LA, USA
Founded in 1834 in New Orleans, Tulane University is one of the nation’s leading educational and research institutions offering degrees in the liberal arts, science and engineering, architecture, business, law, social work, medicine, and public health and tropical medicine. Enrolling over 13,500 students, both graduates and undergraduates, Tulane students represent all 50 states and more than 40 foreign countries. Tulane’s main uptown campus of 110 acres includes over 90 buildings and houses the majority of its schools and colleges. The Tulane University Health Sciences Center in downtown New Orleans includes the School of Medicine, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, the Tulane Medical Center, the School of Social Work, and Technology Services, while the Tulane National Primate Research Center is located in Covington, Louisiana. With 4,400 full-time employees, Tulane is one of the largest employers in New Orleans and is dedicated to attracting and retaining the very best faculty, staff, and students.
Reporting to the vice president for facilities, campus development, and services and working in close collaboration with the senior vice president/chief operating officer, the university architect (UA) develops, plans, and implements environmental, facility, and program planning activities; oversees all architectural and urban design for all campuses of the university; and directs all long-range campus planning. The UA has a leadership role in matters of campus aesthetics and the preservation of the Tulane University’s architectural heritage. The position works with the senior leadership of the University to lead the decision-making process for projects and tasks that affect the overall planning and image of the University. In addition, the UA directs land use, zoning, and regional development initiatives; coordinates preliminary architectural studies for new structures and alterations to existing structures and site development; and advises the University leadership on their planning and design projects affecting the Tulane community. With oversight of the University Planning Office, the UA supervises all projects that come through that office.
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from an accredited institution with a minimum of ten years’ directly related experience in architecture or environmental design. Louisiana Architectural registration or NCARB Certification required at the time of application with Louisiana Architectural registration required within six months of hire date. Further, the UA will hold a current LEED accreditation (such as LEED Green Associate). Candidates will have excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize projects and work independently in meeting assigned goals; exceptional oral and written communication skills; the ability to interact professionally and courteously with internal and external contacts at all levels; and the ability to work collegially with a wide variety of constituencies possessing various levels of planning and design knowledge. Self-motivated with solid management skills; ability to gather and thoroughly analyze information to make well-founded recommendations to the University’s senior administration; capable of taking the initiative to resolve problems; and a strong focus on customer service are all qualities of the next UA. The successful candidate will possess the ability to utilize design software programs including, but not limited to, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office Suite, and to learn new software programs.
Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree in architecture, environmental studies, or a related field and experience working in a university or institutional setting and/or in an academic environment with students.
Review of applications will begin August 21, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanandjohnson.com/open-positions . Nominations for this position may be emailed to Heather J. Larabee at email@example.com . Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
Visit the Tulane University website at www.tulane.edu
Tulane University is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/persons with disabilities/veterans employer committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane will not discriminate against individuals with disabilities or veterans. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.