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Editor: Amy Jarmon
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Florida A&M (Orlando) Academic Success and Bar Prep Position

INSTRUCTOR, Academic Success and Bar Preparation


The Academic Success and Bar Preparation Program Instructor is responsible for assisting the Director of Academic Success and Bar Preparation in designing, coordinating and administering an academic support program to enhance the learning and study skills of all law students at the FAMU College of Law.  Also to assist in enhancing the overall academic performance, especially in regards to bar exam preparation, performance and quality of law practice.

Duties Include:

Teach and design critical skills courses to ensure that students possess academic skills necessary for law school success and the passage of the multistate bar examination and state bar examinations.  Work collaboratively with faculty, staff, students, and administrators from diverse backgrounds.  Monitor bar passage rate and compile bar passage reports for internal and accrediting purposes.  Consult with students regarding options for bar exam preparation and assist students with the completion of the bar application.  Monitor and track students’ academic progress.  Conduct assessments and meetings for students on academic probation and academic alert.  Maintain information and compile reports for required meetings with students.   Assist the Director in the maintenance of all ASBP records with attention to student confidentiality and privacy.  Work with students and graduates planning to take a bar exam to help them design a study plan that recognizes their individual learning style and abilities.  Perform all other duties assigned by the Director of Academic Success and Bar Preparation.

Application Process:

Applicant should submit the following: (1) Cover letter that explains suitability for position, (2) a FAMU employment application (go to, (3) a current curriculum vitae, (4) the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references, and (5) unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Applications will be received until the deadline date and should be sent to: 

Mrs. Carrie M. Gavin, Equal Opportunity Programs

Florida A&M University

674 Gamble Street

Tallahassee, FL 32307

(850) 599-3076                                       

For additional information, please visit the FAMU Human Resources page at .  The College of Law’s website is .


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