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Assistant Dean of Career Development, College of Law

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati College of Law, the nation’s 4th oldest law school, evaluates justice, cultivates the complete professional, and prepares students for an unlimited future.  Currently the College of Law seeks an Assistant Dean for Career Development to join Dean’s leadership team.  

The Assistant Dean establishes the strategic direction for the career service function and is engaged in activities at the local, state, and national level thereby maintaining a strong presence in the legal career talent space.  The Assistant Dean’s efforts are informed by knowledge of industry trends and a strong command of the legal ecosystem.

Essential Functions

  • Creating and implementing career education programs and related activities
  • Conducting employer outreach and cultivating employment opportunities
  • Supervising collection, maintenance, and reporting of graduate employment outcomes
  • Financial oversight for the career services budget

Required Experience

  • Minimum five years of experience working in a law related position in legal recruiting, business, public service, or private practice required.

Additional Qualifications Considered

JD is ideal

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 69144 


Assistant Dean of Career Development, College of Law

Date:  Sep 12, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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