Associate Dean and Program Director, C-LEAF

Washington D.C., United States
Jun 06, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs

Job Description Summary:

Job Location Lerner Hall - 2000 H St NW - FB0064
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division/Vice President: Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (AA)
College/School/Department: GW Law School (LAW)

Internal Applicants Only? No
Position Type: Senior Management
Posting Number: Staff - 003171
Working Title: Associate Dean and Program Director, C-LEAF
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday
Total Hours Per Week: 40+
Pay Grade: 0
Recruitment Salary Range: salary will be commensurate with experience
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification, Credit
If other was selected above, or there are special requirements, please explain.
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Telework: No
Job Open Date: 02/04/2014
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: No
Applicant Review Will Commence On:

Ad Statement:

Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication,respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree, or higher, in an appropriate area of specialization and a minimum of 5-7 years of progressively responsible experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education,
training and experience.

Desired Qualifications:

Advanced degree and experience in legal education is highly preferred, and/or law practice in business and finance.

Extensive knowledge and understanding of the various disciplines within the fields of business and finance law policy.

Familiarity with major federal financial regulatory agencies and other national/international professional law organizations.

Previous experience in program administration, fund raising and/or public relations.

Personal computer proficiency to prepare narrative information and reports.

The ability to work sensitively with a diverse, multi-cultural population of faculty, students, clients/partners.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Job Duties
  • In collaboration with the Center's senior management and faculty Executive Board, oversees the coordination of the LL.M. program in Business and Finance to create an academically strong, well-publicized program that meets students' and the bars' evolving needs by developing and strengthening relationships with internal and external constituencies, and to ensure that all faculty and related Law School offices are involved in this process.

  • Function:
  • Works with the Dean’s Office and Law School Alumni and Development Office to increase philanthrophy in support of business law program, CLEAF, faculty support and scholarship support. Engages, cultivates and solicits major donors, organizations, alumni and friends to secure private support.

  • Function:
  • Collaborates with the faculty Executive Board in developing strategic plans for C-LEAF as well as plans for outreach to alumni, other stakeholders, grant sponsors and potential donors; represents C-LEAF in dealing with other senior administrators in the Law School and the University.

    Works with the faculty in planning and developing GW Law's C-LEAF programs in New York; works with other stakeholders, e.g., advisory board members, alumni, faculty, etc., to administer those programs.

  • Function:
  • Collaborates in developing program curriculum and course content with senior management and related faculty. In conjunction with the library, develops and administers special educational and research programs in the field of business and finance law.

  • Function:
  • Publicizes the work of Business and Finance faculty and students by developing and updating programmatic communication materials in hard copy and online; provides input to annual Law School publications, and engages in research and scholarship on relevant topics.

  • Function:
  • Interacts with senior management, faculty and law alumni/development offices in organizing alumni programs, lectures, colloquia series, and similar events; attends bar, organizational and public meetings to provide and receive feedback on issues and matters that will help ensure the success of the program. Works with the Student Bar Association, faculty, and other offices on Center-related competitions and awards.

  • Function:
  • Collaborates in the management and supervision of student research and writing undertaken towards completion of the LL.M. degree to include, theses, relevant journal notes and research papers; works directly with students to oversee written projects and to facilitate publication; monitors student progress and completion of degrees. Works with students in identifying and competing for employment opportunities and coordinates with other internal offices the establishment and maintenance of a program of internships/externships in business and finance law.

  • Function:
  • Serves as a liaison and principal contact for prospective students, visiting scholars, etc., concerning C-LEAF’s programs; investigates international programs; works collaboratively on program-related activities that enhance the reputation of the Center and the Law School.

  • Function:
  • Collaborates in the development and management of program budget(s), ensuring responsible stewardship of C-LEAF-related endowment funds. Performs other work-related duties as assigned.

  • Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Do you have prior experience and knowledge in the areas of Business, Economics and/or Management Consulting?
      • No
      • Yes
    2. * Do you have professional fund raising experience or comparable experience in higher education?

      (Open Ended Question)

    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents

    The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.