Director of Global Outreach - School of Law

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/1/2018 1:54 PM)
Number of Openings
1
Closing Date
Open until Filled
Type of Search
Staff
Who May Apply
This position is open to all qualified applicants.
Campus
Minneapolis
Department/Unit
School of Law
FLSA Status
Exempt/Salaried
Employment Type
Full-Time Staff
Assigned Months per Year
12
Benefits Eligible
Yes

OVERVIEW

The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Director of Global Outreach position within the School of Law.

 

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.

 

JOIN OUR COMMUNITY

The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

  • Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
  • A generous employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
  • Medical, dental, and vision options
  • Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits

JOB SUMMARY

In collaboration with the Dean, the Assistant Dean for Admissions, and the Deputy to the Dean for International Legal Studies, the Director of Global Outreach will create and execute a plan aimed at recruiting foreign-trained lawyers for the School of Law.  The majority of recruits will enter the LLM in US Law program, which currently enrolls between 20 and 25 students per year, and some recruits may enter the JD program with advanced standing. This role will require the stewardship of the law school’s partnerships with key foreign law schools, oversight of the law school’s overseas network of commission-based recruiters, extensive communication with prospective students, and some foreign travel.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Designs and implements recruitment strategies for the program including marketing, advertising, and travel. Conducts market research and provides recommendations on target markets in order to achieve enrollment targets. Serves as the law school’s primary point person for prospective international students, cultivating relationships through various means of communication.  Coordinates partnerships with select foreign law schools, exploring faculty exchanges, scholarly collaborations, and joint projects. 
  • Participates in the admissions process for the program. This would include assisting with the collection of application documents, reviewing applications as part of an admissions committee, interviewing candidates, assisting admissions with communicating decisions to applicants, and engaging in initiatives related to yield.
  • Participates in planning orientation and arrival processes for LLM students; serves as liaison to university’s international student services.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA or LLB Degree required
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience, including experience developing and managing programs 

Preferred Qualifications

  • JD or LLM Degree
  • Experience in International student recruitment or sales 
  • Experience working with foreign faculty members, students, or lawyers
  • Ability to speak more than one language 

 

HOW TO APPLY

On our Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

 

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website www.stthomas.edu/jobs.

 

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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