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Director of Global Outreach - School of Law
The University of St. Thomas

Date Posted Feb. 2, 2018
Title Director of Global Outreach - School of Law
University The University of St. Thomas
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately

  • Feb. 2, 2018
 
  • Director of Global Outreach - School of Law
  • The University of St. Thomas
    St. Paul, MN
    United States
 
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
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  • Director/Manager
  • Student Affairs
    International Programs/Study Abroad
 
 
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The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Director of Global Outreach position within the School of Law.

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

Medical, dental, vision, life, long-term care, legal, and disability insurance coverages
Retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, a health savings account, and an employee assistance program
Tuition remission to employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
A healthy work/life balance and generous provisions for paid time off

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
Special Skills: Requires enthusiasm for working with foreign students, knowledge of principles and best practices in student recruitment; excellent judgment, efficient organization skills, written and oral communication skills, an ability to conceive and execute creative recruitment strategies, and a high level of responsibility.

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.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website. If you are viewing this posting from a site other than "Jobs at St. Thomas", the University assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer


 
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