Administrative Director

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Work type: Staff Full-time
Department: Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Location: Brookdale Center, 55 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY
Categories: Communications/Marketing/Media, Administrative Support, Academic Administration, Legal, Events

Position Summary:      

The Administrative Director is responsible for administrating three inter-related programs at Cardozo Law School: the Intellectual Property & Information Law Program, the Fashion, Arts, Media, and Entertainment Law Center (FAME), and the Cardozo Data Law Initiative (CDLI). Within each program, the Administrative Director works with program faculty and directors to plan and execute events, publicize the programs, and coordinate and support program activities.

Position Responsibilities:

Work with faculty, other administrators, and external parties to plan and execute the IP Scholars Conference (once every four years), other ad-hoc conferences and symposia, the IP Speaker Series, IPIL Colloquium, Distinguished Lecture in IP, Tech Talks, FAME Talks, CDLI Speaker Series, and other speakers and events.

Manage and coordinate program publicity, both online and in print, in conjunction with the Office of Communications, including annual brochures, program websites, email communications, and social media accounts. Manage email and other communications with internal and external parties, including students, advisory board members, adjunct faculty, alumni, and the general public.

Assist with all other program activities, including internal and external meetings, and programs for adjunct professors, alumni, and/or international delegations.

Reports to the Director of the IP & Information Law Program and works closely with program faculty to execute short- and long-term planning goals.

Internal and external expenses and reimbursements coordinated through the Office of Business Affairs.

Communications and publicity coordinated through the Office of Communications and Public Affairs.

This position is responsible for managing annual program budgets and does not have supervisory responsibility.

Experience & Educational Background:

Juris Doctor, or equivalent degree in law, preferred. Prior experience in program administration preferred.

Skills & Competencies:

Excellent writing, communications, and administrative skills.

About Us:       

The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is a leader in legal education, located in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village. The law school is renowned for its program in intellectual property, which includes the FAME Center for Fashion, Arts, Media and Entertainment Law. Cardozo Law has a long tradition of public advocacy and is the birthplace of the Innocence Project and the home of our Center for Rights and Justice.  Cardozo offers a world-class faculty and encourages creative thinking and innovation in the legal profession. Cardozo provides students with a strong foundation in legal theory combined with practical hands-on experience in a variety of areas including criminal law, civil rights law, and business law. The school prides itself on creating a vibrant and warm community for faculty, staff and students.

A division of Yeshiva University, Cardozo Law School offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans. The law school is a secular institution within a religious university and welcomes people of all religions, ethnic backgrounds, races and sexual identities.

Equal Employment Opportunity:           

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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