UCLA School of Law — Deputy Director of the Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy

The Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law (LMI) is seeking a highly motivated Deputy Director with sustained experience in transactional law to join LMI’s management team. The Deputy Director will have direct responsibilities relating to a number of programs developed by LMI and the UCLA Law business law faculty including:

  • Developing, teaching, and supporting experiential business law courses at UCLA Law;
  • Expanding and promoting the role of the law school in entrepreneurship at UCLA and within the greater Los Angeles/Silicon Beach area;
  • Arranging high-profile public events; and
  • Counseling UCLA Law students interested in business law careers.

The minimum requirements for this position include:

  • An excellent academic record;
  • A J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school.
  • If the Deputy Director teaches a live-client clinic, membership in the California Bar or the ability to become a member of the California Bar;
  • At least six years’ experience in law practice, with a preference for significant experience in transactional law;
  • Teaching experience or evidence suggesting strong capacity for teaching (such as training younger lawyers or presenting in CLE programs);
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong collaboration skills; andDemonstrated management, administrative and organizational skills.

This is a full-time, year-round, non-tenure track, academic position. The salary and level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by Monday, February 28, 2022, but will be considered thereafter until the position is filled. Please apply online at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06951 by submitting pdf copies of a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three professional references. Finalists will later be expected to supply at least two letters of recommendation during the final vetting process.

As a condition of employment, the successful finalist will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, gender transition status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), genetic information (including family medical history), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services, including protected veterans. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination &Affirmative Action Policy at https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction.