Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Director of Academic Success (Director MSP I)
- Working under the indirect supervision of the Senior Assistant Dean for Student Affairs of the School of Law and working cooperatively with the law faculty, the Director will implement, manage, supervise, develop and refine all aspects of the law school's academic support program which helps students develop the academic skills necessary for success in law school, on the bar examination and in the practice of law. The Director accomplishes this through identification, planning, development, implementation and administration of group and individualized programs devoted to increasing academic success, including oversight of a budget to support these efforts. The Director is responsible for staffing, management, and administration of existing and proposed academic support programs. Responsibilities will include identifying at risk students in need of academic support; individual and group counseling on improving academic skills and curing academic deficiencies; conducting academic skills workshops for first year and upper division students; working one-on-one with students to create individualized programs for academic success; training and supervising law student teaching assistants conducting tutorial sessions for first year courses; teaching academic skills to first year and upper division students (including students on academic probation and at risk of academic probation); creation, management and implementation of bar examination preparation programs; and assisting with, refining and developing other academic support-related programs to meet developing needs.
Application procedures can be found on the Human Resources website:
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