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School of Law, Professional & Career Development Center, Coordinator - 60557

University of Missouri-Kansas City
UMKC Volker Campus

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Job Title: School of Law, Professional & Career Development Center, Coordinator - 60557
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 37286
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School of Law, Professional & Career Development Center

Job Description

This position supports and coordinates activities of the Professional & Career Development Center at the School of Law, which offers employer services and career planning and professional development services for law students and alumni.

Functioning as the Associate Director, primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with the team (Director and Associate Director of Career Services) to plan and implement student programs and services offered by the Law School’s Office of Career Services.
  • Overseeing the Pro Bono Honors Program for Law Students.
  • Assisting in the American Bar Association and National Association of Law Placement data collection processes.
  • Advising and assisting law students and alumni with resume writing, cover letter writing, career planning and search strategies.
  • Collecting data and preparing reports.
  • Working effectively with students, alumni, colleagues, other departments, professional associations, and employers.

The position will report to the Director of Professional & Career Development Center of the School of Law.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary

Preferred Qualifications

A Juris Doctor Degree or a Master's degree in Guidance and Counseling or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary. Experience in career advising is necessary, but can be met by counseling of interns, clerks or junior associates.
Superior interpersonal, administrative, and computer skills are essential. Knowledge of the legal profession, trends in legal employment opportunities, connections with the legal community, and a genuine interest in helping students and alumni are necessary.

Full Time/Part Time

Part time, non-benefit eligible staff positon


$19.47 - $20.00 per hour


20 hours per week

Application Deadline

July 28, 2021

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


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UMKC Statement on Diversity

UMKC values diversity as central to its mission as an urban-serving research university and as a driver of excellence in teaching and learning. UMKC embraces a broad spectrum of diversities, including race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, linguistic ability, learning style, religion, socioeconomic and veteran status, life experiences, educational level and family structure. For more information on our diversity mission, visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion website:

UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our students come from all 50 states and over 85 countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. With more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career. We are at the heart of a thriving urban area where the city’s life and energy influence everything that happens here. We are Kansas City’s university and we can’t wait for you to join us! Find out more about UMKC in the About UMKC section of our website.

Details about UMKC’s community and the benefits of being an employee can be found on our careers page.

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