Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Assistant Director of Academic Success
Vermont Law School, a private, independent law school on the beautiful White River in rural Vermont, seeks an Assistant Director of Academic Support to be responsible for assisting the Director in administering programs aimed at improving students’ academic skills and ensuring success on the bar examination.
Responsibilities include: 1) Coordinating and designing workshops or classes to ensure students possess academic skills necessary for the passage of the Multistate Bar Examination, the Multistate Performance Test and the state essay section of the bar examination; 2) Designing programs to improve skills relating to bar passage; 3) Counseling students regarding options for bar study; 4) Monitoring bar passage rates; 5) Assisting the Director in designing and developing Academic Support Programs for upper-level students; 6) Maintaining a website devoted to bar preparation; 7) Assisting students with disabilities with the use of assistive technology.
Applicants must: have a JD or be a licensed attorney, possess a strong academic background and excellent writing, speaking and organization skills as well as a commitment to academic support. Prior academic support experience (either professional or as part of a graduate or law school program) or teaching experience (i.e., legal writing or comparable teaching experience in writing and analytical skills training) is preferred. Evening and some weekend work is required.
To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, a writing sample (five pages or less), and three references with contact information to:
Vermont Law School
PO Box 96,
or to firstname.lastname@example.org.