Law School Academic Support Blog

Editor: Amy Jarmon
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Friday, June 6, 2008

Academic Success Postion at McGeorge School of Law

The University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California has an opening for the Director of Academic Success.  Please see official notice below.

Basic Function:

The Director of Academic Success is both a gifted teacher and an administrator responsible for managing, coordinating, and implementing the law school's Academic Success Program. The program helps students attain the analytical and writing skills essential to their success in law school, on bar exams and in their use of their legal education thereafter. It serves both beginning students and those with identified academic needs based on classroom or bar exam performance. The Director teaches a fundamentals course in the Spring to underperforming first-year students.  In addition, the Director designs and conducts workshops on skills-related topics, works one-on-one with students, supervises and trains student assistants, and enlists faculty participation as needed.  This position is a 12-month, non-tenure track, renewable contract position.

Minimum Qualifications:

*Excellent academic credentials

*Experience in the practice of law

*Exceptional communication and organizational skills

*Strong interest in working with students

*Teaching ability, particularly an ability to identify and communicate the skills required for effective legal analysis and exam performance

*Prior teaching experience or background in educational theory or legal academic support are a plus


Commensurate with experience

Application Process:

Please submit a cover letter expressing interest, resume, and three references to Human Resources.  Mail: 3200 Fifth Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95817. Fax: (916) 739-7196. Email: Phone: (916) 739-7031

Filing Deadline:

All completed application packets must be received in our office by July3, 2008.

Pacific McGeorge is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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