This role is Associate Director or Director based on experience. The job description uses the term Director as shorthand for either title. 

The Director of Professional Development oversees and manages the Career Development Office’s professional development programs, including designing, producing and presenting programming and creating and maintaining Career Development Office materials. The person in this position will have minimal supervision because they will be responsible for managing the programs and resources within this portfolio. The Director will have regular meetings with the Assistant Dean for the Career Development Office, under whose department it is directly housed, and will be involved in other Career Office efforts and programming. 

The Director will need to assess and continuously improve the programs, resources and advising tools and approaches to support student and alumni career and professional development within this arena and will work with other constituencies, including faculty, faculty committees, the clinics and centers, and other departments to promote these goals and to integrate efforts across all sectors of the campus.


We have an array of existing programs that need to be implemented. But we’re really looking for someone who can assess the efficacy of current programming, articulate a vision for employment programming that has a transformative effect on the student experience and student employment outcomes, and can creatively integrate that vision into our very collaborative CDO.

Typical duties and responsibilities consist of, but are not limited to, the following:

The following education and experiences are preferred but not required:



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Please note: This position has been designated as “sensitive” and requires a pre-employment background check.

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Applicants who meet the position requirements will be competitively evaluated to identify the individuals whose breadth and depth of experience and education most closely relate to the stated requirements and the needs of the College. Not all applicants will be contacted for an interview.
The position is open until filled.

The skills listed above are comprehensive, and we understand there are great candidates who possess only a subset of those skills, or who have other important skills. If you match some of these skills, please do not hesitate to apply.

UC Hastings College of the Law is an Equal Opportunity Employer. UC Hastings strives to provide a diverse and inclusive educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding and respect. UC Hastings College of the Law is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. Qualified women and members of

underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.