Assistant Director, Juris Doctor/master of Business Administration Programs

June 6 2024
Expected expiry date: July 5 2024
Industries Education, Training
Categories Labor, Employment, Municipal, Health, Education, Environment
Toronto, ON • Full time

Purpose:

The Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA) Program is a world-leading program offered by Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business. The program offers a unique combination of courses that prepare students for the demands of highly successful careers in business, law, and a variety of fields in which the two disciplines intersect.The Assistant Director role oversees both strategic planning and supports the day-to-day operations of the program with a focus on fostering and sustaining the wider JD/MBA community, which includes students, alumni, industry partners, and internal stakeholders. The role develops and implements recruitment strategies and provides specialized academic and career advice. The role fosters long-term relationships with graduates of the Program and manages a comprehensive alumni engagement program that will include events, mentorship, and other activities. Through marketing and with partnerships in the legal and business sectors, the role promotes the JD/MBA as a world leading program. Additionally, the role supports the Osgoode Career Development Office by providing career counseling to Osgoode students with a specific focus on Business Law and guide students through the New York State recruitment, and other related licensing and bar admissions process.

Education:

Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline.
Juris Doctor (JD) and call to the bar.

Experience:

Five (5) years related experience facilitating job placements and/or law student recruitment. Experience within a university environment and/or the legal industry and/or not-for profit and/or the private sector.

Knowledge:

Extensive knowledge of the legal profession and the professional considerations that are of interest to legal professionals and law students.
Understanding of the JD/MBA program, such as admission requirements, program specifics.
Understanding of the principles of career development and counselling for both JD and MBA students.
Knowledge and understanding of business and law career opportunities and awareness of the business community.
Knowledge and understanding of the Call to the Bar process in both Ontario and New York.
Familiarity with an academic environment.

Skills:

Effective communication skill and commitment to open and inclusive dialogue.
Effective interpersonal skills including discretion and the ability to establish and maintain trust.
Ability to present and communicate complex information with clarity to a range of diverse audiences.
Effective writing skills.
Able to work collaboratively with colleagues across the University and externally.
Effective one-on-one counselling and group facilitation skills, ability to assess and refer students to other services as required.
Effective organization and time management skills, setting priorities/multi-tasking, working under pressure of high volume and/or deadlines.
Analytical and good judgment including effective attention to details and creative problem-solving skills.
Cross-cultural sensitivity to work effectively with diverse groups of students.
Adaptability to change, new ideas, technology, and practices.
Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Additional Notes:

Note: Position requires verification of degree(s)/credential(s). Normal office environment (actual and virtual). Travel may be occasionally required.

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*Compensation:

York's CPM Compensation Framework has a salary grid consisting of 6 or 8 steps (depending on job grade) which is reviewed annually with possible adjustments, and a lump sum Performance Based Recognition Award. Employees will receive the grid adjustment and depending on performance, eligible permanent employees may move to the next step of the grid and may receive a lump sum Performance Based Recognition Award.Visit the CPM Compensation page on the HR Website to find out more about York's CPM Compensation Program.

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Titre de poste

Assistant Director, Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration Programs

Référence de poste

110204

Description

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York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet and our future.

The Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA) Program is a world-leading program offered by Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business. The program offers a unique combination of courses that prepare students for the demands of highly successful careers in business, law, and a variety of fields in which the two disciplines intersect. The Assistant Director role oversees both strategic planning and supports the day-to-day operations of the program with a focus on fostering and sustaining the wider JD/MBA community, which includes students, alumni, industry partners, and internal stakeholders. The role develops and implements recruitment strategies and provides specialized academic and career advice. The role fosters long-term relationships with graduates of the Program and manages a comprehensive alumni engagement program that will include events, mentorship, and other activities. Through marketing and with partnerships in the legal and business sectors, the role promotes the JD/MBA as a world leading program. Additionally, the role supports the Osgoode Career Development Office by providing career counseling to Osgoode students with a specific focus on Business Law and guide students through the New York State recruitment, and other related licensing and bar admissions process.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will bring the following:

Education:

Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline.

Juris Doctor (JD) and call to the bar.

Experience:

Five (5) years related experience facilitating job placements and/or law student recruitment. Experience within a university environment and/or the legal industry and/or not-for profit and/or the private sector.

For full position details, including skills and knowledge requirements, and to apply to this exciting opportunity visit the External Career Portal (www.yorku.ca/jobs) and refer to posting 110204.

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit: http://hr.info.yorku.ca/benefits/

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