Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Bar Passage Counselor Position at Charlotte Law

The School recently received provisional ABA approval and is in the process of seeking full accreditation by 2011.  This position will be particularly attractive to candidates seeking a dynamic, changing environment that encourages cultural and creative growth and fosters the same in a rapidly growing staff, faculty, and student body.

The Bar Passage Counselor reports directly to the Associate Dean of Student Services.  The successful candidate will work with students seeking to assist them with their bar admissions goals.  The Counselor performs other academic support functions essential to promoting students’ success in law school and to the success and growth of the institution. 

The school is a member of The InfiLaw Systema consortium of independent law schools committed to making legal education more responsive to the realities of new career dynamics. Its mission is to establish student-centered, American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law schools in underserved markets that graduate students with practice-ready skills, and achieve true diversity programs aimed at student academic and career success.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

• Counsel and advise students on bar admissions protocol, bar exam preparation, law school in general and the legal profession;
• Teach a law school course developed to increase students’ likelihood of bar exam success (North Carolina, and to a lesser extent, South Carolina, substantive law);
• Assist in the maintenance of statistical information on students and graduates;
• Prepare and present various Bar Exam related workshops and seminars;
• Further develop current bar exam preparation programming;
• Attend the North Carolina and South Carolina bar exams (where appropriate);
• Participate in bar exam related best practices meetings;
• Assist students in reviewing answers to practice exams;
• Attend meetings as necessary within the law school; and
• Attend seminars and conferences to improve ability to provide appropriate services at the law school.

Qualifications:

• Applicant must be a North Carolina or South Carolina licensed attorney.    
• 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.
• Must be highly motivated and possess personal initiative and drive.
• Strong oral and written communication skills required due to high level of interaction with students, employers and other professionals
• A strong commitment to CharlotteLaw’s mission pillars of student centeredness, practice ready and serving the underserved.

Education:

• Juris Doctor Degree from an approve ABA accredited law school.

Certifications:

Licensed attorney in North Carolina or South Carolina.  (Dual licensure a plus).

Salary is commensurate with experience. CharlotteLaw offers a full benefits package. For more information about Charlotte School of Law, please visit www.charlottelaw.edu.

If helping others and working in a dynamic workplace is what you feel passionate about and you are looking for a new challenge and a chance to put your experience to work in an innovative environment – Charlotte School of Law may be the place for you.

Please send a resume, the names of three references (including addresses and phone numbers) to humanresources@charlottelaw.edu  or via mail to:

 

Charlotte School of Law

Human Resources
2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte, NC, 28208

Charlotte School of Law is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

http://www.charlottelaw.edu/about/jobdetail.aspx?ID=108

 

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