Saturday, April 12, 2008

ASP Job Opening at Catholic University of America

The Columbus School of Law of The Catholic University of America invites applications for the position of Director of Academic Support.  The new Director will begin in August 2008.

The goal of the Academic Excellence Program is to enhance the academic success of all CUA law students while providing specialized and targeted assistance to those students experiencing the most academic difficulty.  The Director of the Academic Excellence Program will coordinate a teaching and learning support program with particular emphasis on 1) providing individualized assistance and programming for students who are underperforming in law school; 2) training and assisting tutors/teaching assistants working with students in first year and upper division courses; 3) collaborating with the staff of the Academic Affairs Office in developing programs or courses geared to assist with bar preparation; and 4) working with faculty to assist them in teaching different types of learners.  The Director will collaborate with other law school personnel concerned with student academic and bar success including doctrinal law faculty, legal writing faculty, clinical faculty, student services professionals and academic administrators.

Required qualifications:  (1) J.D. from an ABA accredited law school; (2) admission to a state bar; (3) at least two years of experience in the academic support field; (4) two years legal work experience in private practice, non-profit organizations, government, or judicial clerkships strongly preferred (5) teaching experience strongly preferred (6) familiarity with literature and methods used in academic support programs; (7) demonstrated legal writing ability.

To apply:  Interested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three references to Stacy Brustin, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. 20064. 

The Catholic University of America is an equal opportunity employer. 

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