Thursday, December 1, 2011
The Director, Academic Success Program position at University of Akron was originally posted here on the Blog on November 15, 2011. The application directions have changed from the original posting. The description itself is basically the same but re-formatted. (Amy Jarmon)
The University of Akron School of Law is accepting applications for the position of Director, Academic Support Program.
Title: Director, Academic Success Program
The responsibilities associated with this position include: counseling and tutoring students to ensure academic success and retention; conducting workshops and programs on analytical, learning, and time management skills; coordinating, training, and supervising peer tutoring program, including recruiting peer tutors and helping to design effective peer tutoring sessions; designing academic support for students, including working with professors and implementing skills training; assisting students with basic writing and analytical skills; organizing and coordinating the teaching of a skills-based first-year course and a final-year bar preparation course for at-risk students; other duties assigned.
J.D. degree required. Background in education or skills training, including effective involvement in academic support programs highly preferred. Legal experience preferred. Other qualifications include demonstrated record of effective self-starting and follow-through, demonstarted success in assisting student learning, ability to identify methods to enhance learning for multiple learning styles, ability to build rapport with all students, including at-risk students, and demonstrated ability to work well with a variety of constituencies.
Please complete the online application at: http://www.uakron.edu/jobs/ and attach a cover letter, resume and a list of references.