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About LSAC

Take Your Career to the Next Level

Welcome to LSAC’s Employment Opportunities page. We proudly offer a supportive, team-oriented environment, competitive salaries, and a flexible, cafeteria-style benefits package.

Headquartered in the Newtown section of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, we are approximately 30 miles north of Philadelphia and 20 miles south of Princeton, New Jersey. LSAC is best known for administering the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). However, we do much more. With the commitment and support of our staff members, we will continue to fulfill our mission—to provide quality services to law schools, law school applicants and potential applicants, and the educational community. We invite you to join us in achieving our goals.

LSAC takes great pride in its dedication to being an EOE/AA Employer. All qualified individuals, including minorities, women, and people who are differently abled, are encouraged to apply.

Manager of Technical Staff

Position Code: MTS
Group: Information Systems Division
Application Deadline: May 5, 2017

Primary Responsibilities

The Manager of Software Development oversees and monitors the activities of one of the Software Development teams. Responsible for cost-effective and timely planning, development, and implementation of software applications. Provides guidance and support to direct staff to ensure they meet their objectives. Ensures documentation of all systems as well as long-range project and resource planning to meet goals.

Works with end-user departments to understand product needs, ensures that team has appropriate product and technical specifications, and assures quality of products in coordination with Quality Assurance team. Provides input and guidance on projects led by other managers or team leaders; coaches, develops training for, and guides professional development of staff members. Leads projects; manages and maintains development methodology; develops, refines, and implements product development procedures; and develops, maintains, and follows the corporate development, GUI, and database standards. Establishes realistic estimates for timelines and ensures that projects remain on target to meet deadlines. Supervises activity of developers, including assessing needs, assigning work, and evaluating resource requirements. Helps developers resolve technical problems, monitors and utilizes organizational performance measures to meet goals, and ensures appropriate creation of product documentation. Leads evaluations of product development tools, vendor evaluation, and service activity.

Qualifications

Qualifications include a master’s degree in computer science with 5+ years of experience or combination of education and experience demonstrating leadership and interpersonal skills necessary to manage the programming area. Three or more years’ management experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong organizational, leadership, training, and development skills. Web-based development experience is required using client-side development technologies, such as JavaScript, jQuery, and third-party controls such as DevExpress. Experience with the Microsoft .NET Framework using ASP.NET and VB.NET highly desirable as well as experience with GIT, TeamCity, and Octopus source code management, and with build and deployment strategies. Ability to analyze problems, utilize resources, and initiate programs and applications designed to improve productivity. Knowledge of project management methods, development methodology, and familiarity with Scrum methodology and Agile practices.

Assistant Director for Diversity Initiatives

Position Code: ADDI – CHE
Group: Diversity Initiatives
Application Deadline: Until the position is filled

Primary Responsibilities

This position will report to LSAC’s Executive Director for Diversity Initiatives. The assistant director will collaborate in developing and administering educational programs and initiatives to increase the number of lawyers from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, LGBTQ, and other groups that contribute to the diversity of the legal profession. Frequent travel is required.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a college degree, strong oral and written communication skills, experience in all forms of social media, and a commitment to encouraging students from diverse backgrounds to pursue college and graduate school degrees. Must possess some knowledge and understanding of issues affecting the educational attainment of students from diverse backgrounds, ability to analyze complex data, experience preparing technical reports, and the ability to exercise discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information. Excellent organizational and time-management skills are essential. The ability to meet project deadlines is also required. Preference will be given both to candidates with advanced degrees in related fields—including law, education, business, and other disciplines—and to candidates with similar prior experience in nonprofit organizations, educational associations, or colleges and universities.

How to Apply

Once you find a position that interests you, send your résumé and letter of application stating the position you are applying for, position code, and salary requirements through one of the following three application options:

Postal Mail

C. Rommel, HR Section
Law School Admission Council
PO BOX 40
Newtown PA 18940

Fax: 215.504.3808

Email: employment@LSAC.org
(Please send résumé in Microsoft Word format.)

NOTE: Only résumés with salary requirements will be considered.

Questions?

Please feel free to contact our Human Resources Section via email at employment@LSAC.org.

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