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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Director of Bar Prep and ASP-Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Director of Bar Preparation and Academic Support


Cleveland-Marshall College of Law,




, seeks applicants for the position of Director of Bar Preparation and Academic Support, to begin July 1, 2010.  C|M|LAW is committed to student achievement, and the Director will be the school’s leader in preparing students for bar success.  The Director will develop, coordinate, and implement initiatives that support C|M|LAW’s goals of improving students’ academic success and success on the bar exam.  


Minimum requirements include a J.D. degree and admission to the practice of law, experience working in a higher education setting in the areas of teaching, academic assistance, academic advising, or similar administrative, teaching or practice experience. The successful candidate must also have demonstrated experience in program planning, implementation, and assessment, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.  Experience working with programs and services designed to improve bar passage performance of law graduates is preferred, as is a demonstrated proficiency with relevant technology. 


The successful candidate will report to the Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Student Achievement and will supervise the Manager of Academic Support Programs. The Director is an integral part of the overall Academic Excellence Program at C|M|LAW. Although C|M|LAW has a successful, fully functioning bar preparation program, the successful candidate will have the flexibility to change and adapt the existing program.  The Director teaches the Ohio Bar Exam Strategies and Tactics course, advises students on issues concerning the bar exam, plans and carries out programs in support of bar preparation efforts, collects and analyzes data related to the bar exam, manages the law school’s bar preparation and academic support web pages, and works with faculty and staff to support the law school’s bar preparation and academic support efforts.


Compensation is commensurate with experience.  This position is a 12 month, non-tenure track position, with a renewable contract.  For more information, and to apply for the position, please go to and search under




.  The search committee, chaired by Associate Dean Heidi Gorovitz Robertson, will begin reviewing applications immediately.  The position will remain open until filled.

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