Assistant Director of Graduate Studies, School of Law

Academic Administration • Job ID: R0046204
Charlottesville, VA

The Graduate Studies Program at the University of Virginia School of Law seeks applications for an Assistant Director of Graduate Studies to support the Graduate Studies Program in a range of career development, admissions, student services, and administrative responsibilities. This position reports to the Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies.

Consistently recognized as one of the top law schools in the country, the University of Virginia School of Law takes pride in its commitment to excellence and service and the in-person experience. The School of Law is an active and vibrant community that fosters collegiality among students, faculty, and staff.

The Graduate Studies Program includes the Master of Laws (LL.M.) and Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) degree programs, which attract qualified attorneys from 40+ countries who seek to further their legal education. The LL.M. and S.J.D. programs are intentionally small and highly selective, enrolling approximately 50 students annually. LL.M. candidates take classes alongside J.D. students, allowing participants to fully engage in the Law School community. The Graduate Studies Program also oversees the Law School’s Visiting Scholar (VS) program and serves as a liaison for the University’s Visiting Graduate Researcher (VGR) program.

Specific duties of this position include:

Career Development

Under the direction of the Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies, advise LL.M. students and graduates in person, via Zoom/Teams, by telephone, and by email on all aspects of the job search process, including researching and identifying target employers, formulating strategies …

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