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UW School of Law Seeks Assistant Dean
March 9, 2020 | Alison Pagan

The Assistant Dean for Student & Career Services is a key leader at the UW School of Law (UW Law). UW Law’s mission is to serve and educate students to be leaders for the global common good. The Assistant Dean is responsible for the leadership of the Office of Student & Career Services. This position reports to the UW Law Dean.

The Assistant Dean will lead all aspects of the Office of Student & Career Services, including Career Services for all law students, the UW Law Public Service Law Program, and the Gates Public Service Law Scholarship Program. Student & Career Services 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.

This position provides leadership to ensure that students have a positive experience at UW Law and as they seek to enter the legal profession. This requires a comprehensive understanding of legal education and the legal market. The Assistant Dean leads the Office of Student & Career Services, a high-functioning team who are responsible for enriching the student experience and enhancing the law school’s academic mission through career counseling, academic advising, and professional development programming. The Office of Student & Career Services works closely with members of the law school community, including faculty, staff, students, and alumni, to develop, support, and coordinate student-focused activities that contribute to the Office’s mission. The Assistant Dean is responsible for assessing and making recommendations to the Dean regarding UW Law’s engagement in professional and leadership development as well as public service law.


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