Assistant Dean for Professional Development and Career Services

Posted: September 30, 2021

University of Washington School of Law
Seattle, WA

Summary of Position

Assistant Dean for Professional Development and Career Services – Requisition No. 196995

The Assistant Dean will lead all aspects of the Office of Professional Development & Career Services, including Career Services for all law students, the UW Law Public Service Law Program, and the Gates Public Service Law Scholarship Program. The Office programming includes career counseling, professional development, academic advising, and support for student organizations and public service projects. The staff works holistically with students to provide customized advice, strategy, and support during law school, as graduates enter the work force, and in subsequent career transitions.

Education Required: JD
Years of Experience Required: 6

Additional Information

You will be asked to submit a cover letter AND your response (in a separate “Cover Letter Assessment”) to the following (limited to 7900 characters):

As part of your cover letter, please address the following prompt. Provide a brief description of how you have demonstrated a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and identify strategies you've employed to recruit/successfully conduct outreach to reach BIPOC students; highlight any work you have done to increase accessibility or to remove barriers for diverse populations and communities.

The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

Application Deadline: Until position is filled