July 18, 2012
Job at CUNY Law
Job Title: Director - Irene Diamond Professional Skills Center (Academic Resource Center
Job ID: 6098
Location: CUNY School of Law
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Directs curriculum development and operations of a learning resource center.
- Designs, implements and monitors a comprehensive student support program based on targeted
academic resources such as tutoring, remedial and/or other related support services
- Administers all curricular, administrative, and financial aspects of the center; oversees design and
delivery of various programs sponsored by the center
- Performs outcomes assessment and creates strategic plan to further develop center offerings
- Ensures ongoing faculty and staff development to support high quality student services delivery;
promotes best practices in field
- Manages annual budget; develops proposals and other initiatives for expanded center funding
- Cultivates and maintains strategic partnerships; serves as primary liaison to faculty and administrators
to plan and execute center activities
- Manages professional, instructional and clerical staff
- Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Academic Resource Center Director
Higher Education Officer
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
The Director of the Irene Diamond Professional Skills Center will assist the Academic Dean and the
Director of Academic Support Programs in designing and implementing all aspects of the Law School's
Academic Support Program. This is primarily a teaching position. The Director will work with first- and
second-year students as they develop the doctrinal, academic, study, and time-management skills
necessary for success in the Law School's program of study, on the bar exam, and in practice. The
Director may teach weekly first- or second-year skills sessions; teach academic support sections of
required doctrinal courses; work with students individually or in small groups; and train and supervise
teaching assistants. The Professional Skills Center also designs and administers the Summer Law
Institute (a three-week intensive introduction to law study) and the Pre-Law Program (a mandatory
orientation program for all entering students). The Director will be involved in planning and teaching in
those programs. In keeping with CUNY's integrated approach to academic support, the Director will also
help develop faculty workshops on pedagogy and serve as a resource to faculty in the areas of
skills-based teaching and testing.
The Director may have additional responsibilities as determined in consultation with the Academic Dean
and the Director of Academic Support Programs.
This job may include evening and weekend duties.
Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience required.
The successful candidate must be committed to the public interest and access missions of the Law
School and the role of an integrated academic support program in law school. She or he should possess
excellent writing, speaking, and organization skills. Experience in a law school academic support
program, or other relevant teaching experience, is strongly preferred. JD degree is preferred.
$82,299 - $102,253; commensurate with experience.
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title
and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time
employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health
benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, go to www.cuny.edu, select "Employment", and "Search Job Listing". You will be prompted to
create an account. Return to this job listing using the "Job Search" page and select "Apply Now".
It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one document.
If you have any inquiries, please contact Maryann Ruggiero at email@example.com.
Open until filled with review of applications to begin 7/26/12.
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with
disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and
continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.
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