Job title: Associate Director Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications Law Program
Company: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Job description: Position Information
Working Title Associate Director Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications Law Program
Department College of Law-0899
Requisition Number S_220692
Posting Open Date 06/16/2022
Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 07/05/2022
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work
The University of Nebraska College of Law, located in Lincoln, Nebraska, is seeking candidates for the position of Associate Director of the Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications Law Program. This position will represent the College of Law at local, regional, and national events, is responsible for student recruitment (LLMs, JDs), student support services for all students engaged in the SCTL program, conference planning, and managing the day-to-day operation of the department including website updates and drafting news articles and event reports.
This position will also develop programming and research initiatives with faculty or students, with a particular focus on defense and national security. An ideal candidate will be interested in a combination of administrative work, strategic planning, and legal research, with some background in the substantive areas and interest in developing research relationships.
Approximately one-third of this position’s time is dedicated to conference event planning and coordination for the SCTL program logistics. Approximately one-third of this position’s time will be spent on student support, from recruitment, to managing the LLM admissions process, to helping students navigate the administrative processes of the University. Finally, this position will support grant and research projects within the program. This position will require some evenings/weekends and overnight travel. This position directly reports to Executive Director of Technology, Security, and Space Law Initiatives, Elsbeth Magilton, and supports the program’s faculty and Director, Jack Beard.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See:
Minimum Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or comparable degree with proven experience in a field related to the work required to complete duties.
JD Law degree or comparable Masters degree, with emphasis in space, national security or cyber law.
Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required No
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment & random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary $50,000/yr. minimum
How to Apply
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Job Category (old) Managerial/Professional
Job Type Full-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5)
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
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Required Documents * Resume
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- List of References
Expected salary: $50000 per year
Location: Lincoln, NE
Job date: Fri, 17 Jun 2022 23:20:40 GMT
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