Information Manager and Career Advisor

Job description

Job ID: 43469

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


College of Law - Career Services Office


This position assists the Dean of Career Services by managing data as well as internal and external programs. Manages student employer database and directs On-Campus Interview and Resume Collect and Job Post programs. Oversees required data collection and reporting, and develops and administers surveys of students, employers and alumni. Assists with admitted student meetings, student advising, resource identification and development, and employer recruitment and outreach efforts.

Develops and conducts presentations as needed on job search topics including on-campus interviews, use of student employer databases, federal jobs and internships, networking, job searches and resource mining. Assists with other Career Services presentations at law school events such as Board of Visitors, Alumni Board of Directors meetings, and the Summer for Undergraduates Program.

Responsible for all aspects of College of Law's Fall and Spring OCI and Resume Collect and Job Post programs, including updating and maintaining student employer database. Conducts outreach to existing OCI employers and potential employers including sending electronic communications and follow-up telephone phone calls. Oversees the collection and distribution of resumes to potential employers as approved by students, and organizes and sets up scheduling systems for student-employer interviews.

Maintains and updates information on Career Services website and Facebook page, and other social media platforms. Coordinates as needed with Communications office on student communications. Updates and develops resources for students related to job search activities including: Career Search Survival Guide, Judicial Clerkship Guide, and other written resources. Coordinates with the Research Center to ensure access to and awareness of resources that would be of value to Career Services, alumni and students. Researches and coordinates purchases and promotion of new resources and services for students.

Assists Dean of Career Services with graduate tracking and statistical information. Maintains, reviews and approves student and alumni access to student employer database, ensuring that student profiles are set up and data is entered correctly and completely for reporting purposes to NALP, ABA, U.S. News and other entities. Serves as the contact for Career Mentors program, working with Office of Alumni Affairs and student assistants to update information. Oversees and coordinates collection of student forms. Designs, administers and interprets surveys of law students to ascertain information including practice area and geographic preferences, as well as feedback on OCI interviews, callbacks and offers, summer jobs and programming. Also administers surveys to employers to collect information on hiring practices, qualifications and employer preferences, and related information. Organizes incoming information from job sources (DOJ, JAG, OSCAR, etc.) in a manner to distribute to students, alumni, faculty and other interested parties.

Assists Dean of Career Services in identifying and recruiting new employers to the College of Law. Researches and recruits new OCI participants and potential employers who are interested in recruiting during OCI and other student and graduate recruitment activities. Coordinates internship opportunities including judicial clerkships. Serves as liaison to the Faculty Judicial Clerkship Committee and Jurist in Residence program. Attends alumni and employer receptions and networking events.

Counsels and advises law students with regard to all job seeking and job preparation activities. Advises students about areas of legal practice, expectations of practice and non-traditional legal careers. Works with Academic Programs Office and the career services team to develop "career track mapping" guidance information for students interested in specific practice areas. Meets with admitted students to discuss career services. Researches and develops opportunities for LL.M. students, to assist in advising these students.


Bachelor's degree and four years of experience in a legal, career services, academic advising and/or data management field is required. (Note: higher education may substitute for experience at an equivalent rate.)

Applicants must be familiar with best practices for data management and experienced with analyzing and manipulating data in multiple formats for reporting purposes. Attention to detail is essential. Applicants must also be familiar with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) or equivalent software, Adobe Acrobat or similar software, use of social media applications and standard office procedures and equipment.

Must have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; to work independently and prioritize work to meet deadlines; and to maintain an effective working relationship with co-workers, supervisors, interdepartmental personnel and external constituents.

Flexibility to travel and/or attend events outside regular working hours is also required.


A J.D. degree is preferred.

Anticipated Salary Range

Anticipated salary range of $47,000-$62,000

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

The College of Law prefers that applicants attach a cover letter and resume to their online application.

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Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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Posted: 5/8/2018
Application Due: 5/22/2018
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