On Wednesday, Columbia Law students received the following email from Dean Schizer:
As you may know, Michelle Greenberg-Kobrin, our Dean of Students, is on parental leave through October. Gail Heatherly, Director of Academic Counseling and Student Organizations, is leaving to accept a wonderful opportunity to be Bureau Chief of the Criminal Prosecutions in the office of Attorney General Cuomo. While Michelle is on leave, the activities of her office will be overseen by Carol Liebman, Clinical Professor, who will serve as Acting Dean of Students. Harry Kavros, our Associate Dean for Administration, will become more involved in the office's operations as well. Ilene Strauss, Director of Judicial Programming, Clerkships and Academic Counseling, will continue to handle academic counseling and clerkship matters.Today, among the postings in the weekly "Graduate Opportunities" email from the Center for Public Interest Law, was this:
Columbia Law School
New York, NY
*Director of Academic Counseling/Student Organizations
Overview/Qualifications: Reporting to the Dean of Students, the Director provides academic and other student life related counseling to students as well as developmental advice to student organizations. A Bachelor's degree
and 4-6 years of relevant experience is required, or the equivalent combination of education and experience; and a law degree is strongly preferred. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills is a must.
Duties: The director will counsel students about curriculum and scheduling choices, and hear student concerns about law school issues; act as a liaison with Student Senate and approximately 80 student organizations; help groups organize, plan, and budget events; collaborate with other law school groups that provide services to students; advise students about federal, local, university, and law school policies; organize major law school activities, including orientation, graduation, and course evaluations; help create programs, such as faculty advising, tutoring, and others that foster student development; and produce handbooks and other publications.
To Apply: Send materials to:
Columbia Law School
435 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10027