St. John's University, Law School: "Career Development Writing Specialist"

Career Development Writing Specialist
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Title: Career Development Writing Specialist

Department: Law School

Campus: Queens

Job Description: St. John’s University School of Law is seeking candidates the position of Writing Specialist in the Career Development Office. The Career Development Office at St. John’s provides proactive, student-centered placement services to J.D. and LL.M. students and alumni. The Writing Specialist, a new position, will have two primary duties, with some other duties as assigned.


Help students write effective cover letters and resumes.
Review and critique documents in-person and through e-mail (often with quick turnaround deadlines).
Develop and teach workshops and classes on resume and cover letter writing.
Write materials to inform prospective employers about the Law School’s innovations in curriculum, experiential learning, and faculty scholarship.

Superior writing, teaching, interpersonal, administrative, and computer skills.
A Bachelor’s Degree.
Experience as a teacher, tutor, or professional writer is preferred.
This position is subject to a comprehensive background screen, with employment contingent upon satisfactory results. If access to a University vehicle is required for the position, a DMV check for driving record and valid driver’s license is also required.

To apply, include a letter of interest, resume, writing sample, and list of three references. Applicants must apply online at


St. John’s offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John’s performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.


St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.


Job Location
Queens, NY, US.
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