Friday, February 17, 2012
The University of Florida Levin College of Law is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Dean for Academic Support & Professionalism. The Assistant Dean for Academic Support & Professionalism is primarily responsible for developing, leading, coordinating, and implementing programs that support the College of Law’s goals of assisting law students as they develop and improve legal study and test-taking skills, adjust to the challenges of law school, pass the bar exam, and prepare to enter the legal profession. The duties include administration of various components of the academic and bar support programs which include, but are not limited to, designing academic support for students, assisting students with basic writing and analytical skills, conducting various academic success and bar preparation workshops, and collecting and evaluating data to help assess the effectiveness of the academic and bar support programs. Academic Advisement duties include working with faculty and relevant faculty committees to develop career-focused academic advisement materials and ensuring appropriate periodic review of the materials and programs. The Professionalism duties include assisting the Associate Dean for Student Affairs in designing and developing programs and resources for students to promote a culture of professionalism at the law school in coordination with the Center for Career Development, as well as, coordinating with faculty on programs related to professionalism. The position is a full-time, non tenure-track academic staff position. This position reports to the Associate Dean for Student Affairs.
The Assistant Dean for Academic Support & Professionalism must relate well to students and have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate professionally through both verbal and written means. The Assistant Dean must demonstrate the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituents within the diverse law school community, including students, faculty members and the law school administration. The Assistant Dean must protect the confidentiality of information by preventing the unauthorized release of confidential information, both verbally and/or in writing as well as demonstrate a capacity to work with individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
To apply, please go to: https://jobs.ufl.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp; Refer to requisition 0810562