Saturday, December 29, 2007
Hofstra University School of Law is looking for a new Associate Director of Academic Support Programs. Below is the job announcement.
Associate Director of Academic Support Programs
The Academic Support Program Associate Director will assist in all aspects of Hofstra Law School’s Academic Support Program, which is designed to help students develop the academic skills necessary for success in law school, on the bar exam, and in practice.
The Associate Director will teach first and second – year skills classes work with students in individual and small group sessions, and conduct skills workshops. The Associate Director will also help identify and assist students who need additional academic support, and will help design and implement programs. The Associate Director will assist with the law school bar exam preparation programs, which will provide bar exam information to students, organize bar – exam related events, and conduct bar-exam programs and classes. This is a daytime weekday position, but some evening and weekend work will be required.
Applicants must have a J.D., a strong academic record, and experience that demonstrate a potential for excellence in academic support. Experience in law school academic support program, or other relevant teaching experience, is strongly preferred. The successful candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work collaboratively with all members of the law school community, and excellent writing, speaking, and organizational skills.
The Associate Director will vote in faculty meetings. After a series of two-year contracts, the Associate Director will be eligible to apply for presumptively renewable five-year contracts.
Send resume and writing sample to:
Professor Roy Simon
c/o Sharron Pappaccio
Hofstra University School of Law
Hempstead, NY 11549–1210
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER