Visiting Law Coordinator - College of Law (145010)

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Visiting Law Coordinator

University of Illinois College of Law

The Visiting Law Coordinator is a post-graduate position designed for Law School graduates who are interested in pursuing careers in Law School or Higher Education administration.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit

This position is responsible for the following: teaching as an adjunct professor during Law 500; assisting with recruitment and admissions of graduate students; mentoring and advising LLM students on course selection, study skills, and professional development; lining up placements and directing the spring break Chicago Service Project; coordinating the LLM negotiation and client counseling competitions; assisting with Best Cases Summer Class in July; acting as an ambassador to international visitors and alumni; and assisting in the development of newer Visiting Law Associates.

Candidates must have a J.D. and should have passed a state bar (or plan to take the bar exam in July 2021). Success in some combination of recruitment, advising ,and mentoring in other capacities is preferred. This is a 100%, twelve-month appointment at a salary based on experience, plus benefits. The hired candidate is expected to work from approximately July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022 with the possibility of a one-year extension. Candidates who are sitting for the July bar exam may opt to begin work immediately after the bar.

To apply, please create your candidate profile at and submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references by May 12, 2021. For questions about the position, please contact Rebecca Ray at [email protected].

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment.

College Name or Administrative Unit:College of Law Category:5-Education and Student Services Title:Visiting Law Coordinator - College of Law (145010) Open Date:04/28/2021 Close Date:05/12/2021 Organization Name:Law




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Posted: 4/29/2021
Application Due: 5/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time