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Assistant Director for Law Student Services

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Type: Full-time
Campus: North Haven - North Haven, CT
Categories: Staff


Quinnipiac University's School of Law invites applications for an Assistant Director for Law Student Services.


In this role, as the primary contact for law student inquiries, you will oversee and manage the budget for the Student Bar Association (SBA) and approximately 30 other groups. You will also provide reports and recommendations on event budgeting, scheduling, planning, promotion and assistance to student organizations. This position is also responsible for coordinating the Law School award and commencement programs and coordinating student accommodations for exams under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review's The Best 380 Colleges. Quinnipiac has been named a Great College to Work For as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit An education at Quinnipiac embodies the University's commitment to preparing graduates for 21st century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities and fostering lifelong connections and success. The University believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The University's innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities.
  • Resolve and handle issues relating to student services; recognize confidential issues and handle appropriately; properly identify and deal with sensitive student problems. Maintain high degree of professionalism and discretion
  • Provide guidance to law school student organizations with program planning including budgeting, scheduling, planning, promotion and implementation of programs
  • Plan and implement law school orientation by collaborating with Law School Admissions, Law School Registrar’s Office and other university offices. Participate in fall orientation planning. Plan and implement student organization fair (25-30 organizations) for incoming students
  • Assist Associate Dean with students needing accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Prepare and maintain files and formulate alternate examination schedules. Maintain confidentiality
  • Assist Student Awards Committee; prepare all award notifications, certificates, program content and presentation materials for Family Day and Graduation Awards; coordinate actual presentation of awards at the ceremonies
  • Member of Law Commencement Committee. Prepare Commencement materials for distribution to graduating students; participate in preparing Commencement program content. Support and organize graduating students/speakers at Commencement ceremony
  • Publication and maintenance of student services handbook and annual student organization handbook
  • Assist in law school event planning
  • Work effectively with diverse populations; help to devise and support programming around diversity and inclusion
  • Devise and support leadership training for student organizations
  • Oversee and manage social media and webinar accounts
  • Collaborate with Associate Dean of Students to devise and implement wellness and professional development programming for students
  • In the absence of the associate dean, oversee the student services office
  • Evening and weekend hours required
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Master's degree preferred
  • 1-2 years of related experience
  • Ability to work nights and weekends
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills required
  • Excellent project management skills required
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Ability to accurately manage budgets
  • Strong computer and technology skills (i.e. Word and Excel) required
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Please note that the university has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For more information, please visit

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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