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Editor: Amy Jarmon
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Sunday, February 5, 2006

Is Massachusetts in Your Future?

The Academic Support Program at Southern New England School of Law invites you to apply to Direct the Program. The Director will be responsible for designing and administering an academic support program to enhance the study skills and learning of all law students, particularly wunnelles and upper-level students on academic probation, by ...

•Presenting academic skills workshops for day and evening students on case briefing, outlining, multiple choice strategies and techniques, grammar and punctuation, study skills, time management, and exam writing;
•Holding one-on-one academic counseling sessions with day and evening students;
•Holding one-on-one writing tutorials with students in the process of working on writing assignments;
•Supervising and training teaching assistants for first-year discussion groups and tutorial sessions;
•Meeting individually with 1L students and 2L and 3L students on probation to assist with
strengthening students' study habits and analytical skills;
•Providing an essay writing program aimed at improving both law school exam and bar exam writing skills;
•Working closely with the Dean of Legal Skills to reinforce the writing curriculum and strong writing skills;
•Working closely with the Orientation committee to assess student ability during and before orientation through diagnostic testing;
•Working closely with the faculty and Associate Dean to identify and accommodate students with learning and/or other types of disabilities.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have a strong commitment to academic support, a distinguished academic background, and strong organizational, administrative and interpersonal skills. JD and law school academic support or other comparable experience required. The candidate should have excellent communication skills and the desire to work with faculty and staff in developing and implementing the program.  SNESL is an equal employment opportunity employer and invites applications from all interested parties. 

You are invited to send a résumé, cover letter and contact information for two references to:

Appointments Committee
Professor Frances Rudko
Southern New England School of Law
333 Faunce Corner Rd.
North Dartmouth, MA   02747  (djt)

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