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Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Assistant Director Position at U of Akron

Assistant Director of Academic Success Programs


The University of Akron School Of Law seeks to fill a full-time Assistant Director of Academic Success Programs position. The position is a salary position, paid on a monthly basis.  The person in this position will be responsible for providing support to law students by conducting workshops and supplying assistance with basic writing and analytical skills as needed.  This person will develop, schedule and administer academic success (including bar support) programming and courses, and teach ASP courses (including Legal Reasoning and Advanced Legal Applications).

Other responsibilities include:

Recruit, coordinate, train and supervise ASP student assistants, including helping them design effective skills-based tutoring sessions.

Design academic support programming for students, including working with professors and advising at-risk students.

Administer bar preparation support efforts, including participating in bar support efforts in Columbus twice a year.

Required Qualifications:

Requires a Juris Doctorate Degree, Law License, and a demonstrated record of successful teaching, preferably in areas such as academic success, bar preparation, legal skills, or legal writing.  Computer skills (including spreadsheet, word processing and database capabilities) required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated record of effective self-starting and follow-through, demonstrated 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 preferred.  Ability to create, implement and evaluate academic support preferred.

For complete details and to apply please visit: Job ID# 10134

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