Judicial Education Program Director - Law and Economics Center

Fairfax, VA
Salary commensurate with education and experience
Aug 01, 2021
Aug 03, 2021
Full Time
Judicial Education Program Director

The George Mason University, Law & Economics Center (LEC) within the Antonin Scalia Law School is searching for a Director of Judicial Education. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

About the Center: The LEC of the George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School is a national center for research and education that focuses on the timely and relevant economic analysis of legal and public policy issues. To fulfill its education mission, the LEC provides dynamic training programs in law and economics to audiences including federal and state judges, state attorneys general, congressional staff members, academics, and other legal professionals.

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Chief of Staff, the Director of Judicial Education will lead activities related to the LEC's Judicial Education Program (JEP) and act as recruiter and manager for all judicial participation in events offered by the law school and its centers and institutes. In this capacity, the Director will plan and organize the educational programs for state and federal judges, perform marketing and recruiting activities, and build relationships with potential audience members, supporters, and subject matter experts.

The JEP Director will require a willingness to participate in occasional weekend and evening programs and social events. Frequent out-of-town travel also required.

Required Qualifications: * The Judicial Education Program Director must possess a JD; * Demonstrate a keen understanding of the legal and public policy arenas; * Display an appreciation for the powers and duties of federal and state judges; * Expertise in emerging civil justice issues and familiarity with law and economics as a field of study is particularly valuable.

Preferred Qualifications: * 5 to 10 years applicable experience, preferred. The successful candidate will: * Be committed to and enthusiastic about, the mission and vision of the Law & Economics Center; * Be able to work independently and take initiative; * Be adaptable, flexible and a problem solver; * Possess excellent organizational skills, including the ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities effectively; results oriented; * Be team-focused, enjoy managing junior staff and working as part of an active group of highly-engaged individuals, sharing information readily with co-workers, and listening to and respecting others; * Possess a professional demeanor and ability to interact with all levels of legal, academic, and governmental officials; * Have exceptional communication skills, both oral and written, able to speak in front of large and small audiences.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA33Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three work-related professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

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