Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Two Positions Open at Western New England

ASSISTANT DEAN AND DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC SUCCESS

Western New England College School of Law is seeking candidates to become our Assistant Dean and Director of Academic Success.  The Assistant Dean will design, implement, and oversee all aspects of the Law School’s academic success programs, including efforts before matriculation and after graduation, and will work with the Dean, Associate Deans, and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs to provide academic support to law students and alumni.

The Assistant Dean will work with law students to help them adjust to the academic demands of law school and to develop skills to reach their full academic potential for performance in law school, on the bar exam, and after graduation; will design and implement an effective academic success program; will teach workshops and/or classes for students who need academic support; will work with students individually and in small groups; will track the academic progress of at-risk students and students in academic difficulty; will assist in planning and presenting the annual New Student Orientation; and with the Director of Bar Passage will oversee a supplemental bar review program or for-credit course and will work with students and graduates planning to take a bar exam to help them design a study and preparation process that will better enable them to be successful on the bar exam.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a J.D. degree from an A.B.A. approved law school, admitted to a state bar, strong law school credentials, and 2 to 5 years teaching experience, including demonstrated knowledge of learning theory and ability to work with at-risk students.

Application Process:  Nominations and applications should be received by February 1, 2011, although nominations and applications may be accepted until the position is filled.  Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.  All applications should include a letter of interest and resume, together with the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references.  Applications should be addressed to Gregory C.

Michael, Executive Director of Human Resources and Career Center, Western New England College, 1215 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA 01119.  Electronic resumes may be sent to Donna Martin at dlmartin@wnec.edu.

Western New England College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

New Exempt Position (Part-time)

DIRECTOR OF BAR PASSAGE

Western New England College School of Law is seeking candidates to become our Director of Bar Passage.  This is a part-time year round position.  The Director will assist in the design, implementation, and oversight of all aspects of the Law School’s bar passage efforts as part of the Law School’s Academic Success Program.  The Director will work with the Assistant Dean and Director of Academic Success to design, administer, and teach the Law School’s bar passage efforts, including, as appropriate, classes (for-credit and/or non-credit), individual tutoring, and related efforts.

The Director will work with law students to help them prepare for success on the bar examination; will design and implement an effective bar passage program, including strategies to assist all students, particularly students whose academic indicia are predictive of challenges in passing the bar; will track the academic progress of students, particularly at-risk students, to insure that students are receiving necessary bar passage services; will tract students’ bar examination results to focus better the Law School’s efforts and to satisfy accreditation reporting; will teach a supplemental bar review or for-credit course and will work with students and graduates planning to take a bar exam to help them to design a student and preparation program to be successful on the bar exam; will work with students individually and in small groups to help students be successful on the bar exam; and will work closely with members of the faculty and staff to help students achieve success on their bar exams.

Qualifications:  The successful candidate will have a J.D. degree from an A.B.A. approved law school, be admitted to a state bar, and have strong credentials.  The School prefers a person with experience in teaching in connection with bar examinations and standardized tests.

Application Process:  Nominations and applications should be received by February 1, 2011, although nominations and applications may be accepted until the position is filled.  All applications should include a letter of interest and resume, together with the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references.  Applications should be addressed to Gregory C. Michael, Executive Director of Human Resources and Career Center, Western New England College, 1215 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA 01119.  Electronic resumes may be sent to Donna Martin at dlmartin@wnec.edu.

Western New England College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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