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Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Monday, March 29, 2010

Kentucky Law: Assistant Dean for Administrative Affairs and Community Engagement

A little outside of ASP, but might be interesting to someone looking to branch out...

Dean Assistant/Law SM529805

University of Kentucky College of Law


This position will be the primary administrator for the College of Law for internal and non-educational operations.  S/he will work with the Budget Officer on budget oversight and will be responsible for Grants Management/Reporting to the Sponsors S/he will be responsible for Strategic Plan implementation and updates. The person in this position will be responsible for supervision of the Director of Communications, the Director of IT, and the Director of Continuing Legal Education, and the Alumni Affairs Coordinator.  S/he will be responsible for the coordination and completion of the annual ABA Questionnaire and will be responsible for gathering all requests and responses for data to provide to central admin/other Universities as needed. This position will be responsible for the implementation and oversight of Community outreach and engagement efforts of the College of Law and for the oversight of all Public Relations, Media releases, and communication/ announcements for the College.  S/he will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing all aspects of capital construction and repairs made to the current Law Building.  This includes coordinating projects around class schedules and hosted events; monitoring the amount of disruption to the daily business of the College and ensuring projects are proceeding on schedule.  This position will be responsible for the day-to-day operation and security of the building.

Minimum Requirements are Juris Doctorate and two years of related experience or the equivalent. JD and 2 yrs administration and community engagement experience, strong interpersonal skills and good judgment, financial/fiscal knowledge, ability to communicate effectively, and the ability to work with a variety of constituencies are preferred.  


Founded in 1865 as a land-grant institution adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the Bluegrass region of Kentucky. Recently ranked as one of the safest, most creative, and the brainiest cities in the nation, Lexington is an ideal location to experience the work-life balance that the University strives to provide to its employees. See for yourself what makes UK one great place to work.


To apply for job # SM529805, a UK Employment Application must be submitted at  If you have any questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2 or email Application deadline is April 18, 2010, but may be extended as needed.  The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen. 


The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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