The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is seeking an individual to serve as the Director of Student Services by providing leadership and vision in support of the College and its mission to prepare students for the challenge of practice in a global society. This position is responsible for ensuring a high-quality educational experience for all of our students. This position is responsible for academic advising and personal counseling, student life initiatives, strategic planning, community engagement, and administration.
The Director of Student Services is primarily responsible for addressing student-related academic, personal, and professional issues that arise during law school, including referrals for disability accommodations, academic support, professional counseling, and leaves of absence. This position provides counseling and outreach services to a diverse population of students to enhance their personal and academic success and ameliorate barriers to that success. Duties also include providing leadership and direction to the law school’s student organizations and their extracurricular activities. This position organizes or collaborates on student events throughout the year such as Orientation, Commencement, and wellness programming. The Director of Student Services also meets with students when violations of the Honor Code, Code of Student Conduct, or other disciplinary issues arise.
Due to the nature of this position, preference will be given to applicants with a Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA accredited law school and/or with a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration/Student Affairs or related area.
The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, veterans, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified veterans. Reasonable disability accommodations will be provided with adequate notice. For additional information about the University’s commitment to equal opportunity and access see: http://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/. Applications must be submitted to: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/89565.