Friday, November 6, 2009

Assistant Director Position at Touro

Assistant Director Position at Touro Law Center

Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center seeks applicants for a position as an Assistant Director of Academic Development.  This position assists the Director of Academic Development in all aspects of Touro’s Academic Development programs including: recruiting, training, and supervising teaching assistants; working with students on an individual basis; coordinating and providing skills training workshops; developing appropriate student learning materials; coordinating and teaching in Touro’s bar-preparation programs; and implementing new services relevant to enhancing our law students’ academic experience.  This position is a 10-month position and reports to the Director of Academic Development.  Specific duties and responsibilities include:

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Primary responsibility for the administrative duties associated with the 1L Teaching Assistant ("TA") Program with shared monitoring and training responsibilities; the administrative tasks include: identifying and selecting TAs, scheduling TA sessions, monitoring TA and student attendance, reviewing weekly TA status reports, and maintaining and disseminating TA materials.

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Providing individual counseling and tutoring for students with regard to study habits, skills, time management, outlining, exam preparation, etc.;

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Teaching a section of Touro’s bar preparation seminar course;

             In conjunction with the Director of Academic Development, share in the creation, maintenance, and distribution of teaching materials which includes the further development and maintenance of the ASP website; and

             One-on-one tutoring in Touro’s summer bar prep program (separate summer stipend for summer tutoring).

               

Applicants must possess a J.D. degree with a record of high academic achievement from an ABA-accredited law school for this full-time position.  The ideal candidate should possess excellent writing, speaking, and organizational skills as well as a commitment to academic support.  A teaching background is preferred but not required.  Experience in academic support, whether at the college or law school level, is preferred.  Evening and some weekend work is required.  Salary is $60,00 and includes benefits.  Research stipends will also be available for articles to be written that are relevant to academic development.  Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and writing sample by December 1, 2009 to:

Professor Suzanne Darrow-Kleinhaus

Director of Academic Development

Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

225 Eastview Drive

Central Islip, NY 11722

No phone calls please. 


               

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