Assistant Director, Faculty Division

DESCRIPTION: The Federalist Society seeks an Assistant Director for its Faculty Division to support and manage existing programs for law faculty and to develop new ways to serve the Society’s Faculty members. The Faculty Division seeks to broaden and deepen discussion among law professors about the character of law and to enhance the understanding of the law in both legal and civil communities. The Faculty Division’s programs are designed to foster dialogue among law professors interested in limited government, the separation of powers, and the importance of property rights and free markets to a healthy society. We also strive to promote discussion with critics of these ideas to help all involved learn from each other.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage SCOTUScast, a podcast on SCOTUS arguments and decisions.
    --Includes scheduling, writing, recording, editing, and publishing.
  • Coordinate Press Calls and other efforts to involve legal academics with reporters in relation to SCOTUS cases.
    --Includes planning an annual SCOTUS preview panel event.
  • Support the Deputy Director’s efforts to plan and execute legal colloquia.
    --Includes invitations, event planning, assembly and distribution of reading materials, and event execution. Some travel involved.
  • Support efforts to plan and execute other faculty-related conferences and events, including Annual Faculty Conference, National Lawyers Convention faculty activities, conferences for younger academics, etc.
  • Facilitate relationship development with and among faculty.
  • Facilitate faculty professional development through various opportunities.
  • Some administrative work, including website and database updating, email campaigns, report drafting, and financial tracking.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree. J.D not required, but interest in pursuing a law degree/ PhD is preferred.
  • Strong people skills; effective oral and written communicator.
  • Strong organization, event planning, and task management skills.
  • Demonstrated experience taking a project from beginning to end with little direction, communicating effectively with internal and external stakeholders throughout.
  • Clear and effective writer.
  • Strong interest in legal ideas and in supporting the work of legal academics.
  • Commitment to limited government, separation of powers, and rule of law.
  • 1-3 years of experience.

If you are interested, please submit an application including a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and unofficial transcripts.

Application Link: https://fedsoccommunity.force.com/cpbase__form?ID=a0S4100000BKueZ