Georgetown University Law Center is hiring a Director of Clinical Programs for the clinics in its law center.
The Director of Clinical Programs is a key member of Georgetown Law’s clinical and experiential education program. Under the direction of the Associate Dean and Assistant Dean, – and in partnership with the Program Coordinator, the Director oversees the smooth operation of the top ranked (and largest) in-house clinical program in the country, and supports Georgetown Law’s 19 clinics, 23 professors, 9 office managers, 37 fellows and staff, and the 300+ students who enroll in the Law Center’s immersive, capstone experiential offering each year.
The Director serves as a principal point of contact for clinic students on academic issues, and as the initial point of contact for the program’s faculty, staff, and fellows on operational issues. Along with the Assistant Dean, they regularly counsel students during both the clinic recruitment period and the clinic experience itself.
The Director works closely with academic and counseling offices – especially Experiential Programs and the Office of Academic Affairs – to ensure that policies are applied consistently and that students are receiving consistent guidance regarding the clinical program.
As the lead individual for internal outreach – especially to prospective students – the Director engages regularly with students, organize the annual recruitment events, and work with a range of offices including Communications, Catering, and Facilities.
Finally, the Director regularly works with other departments (e.g., Finance, Human Resources, Faculty Support) to address tasks that impact the clinics generally (such as on-boarding new fellows) and, where necessary, identify systemic challenges or discrete issues that need to be escalated to the Assistant Dean.
· Juris Doctorate (JD)
· 5+ years of post-JD experience
· Superior writing and organizational skills
· Understanding of clinical and experiential education – particularly experience in a clinical program during law school or teaching as a clinical fellow
· Experience advising students (or prospective students) and/or public interest programming
Work Mode: Hybrid (4 days on campus, 1 day telework). Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position’s mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University’s mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of Work Designation.
Georgetown Law has a strong commitment to diversity among its staff and encourages applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.
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