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Friday, September 7, 2018

Director of Student Success Initiatives Position at NKU - Chase

Director of Student Success Initiatives

Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law

Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law invites applications for the position of Director of Student Success Initiatives, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019.  This is a full-time, non-tenure-track position, and it covers both academic support and bar preparation.   

The Director’s primary responsibility will be to work with students to help them develop the skills needed to reach their full academic potential for performance in law school and on the bar exam.  Responsibilities include: (1) designing and implementing academic support programs; (2) designing and assisting with the law school’s bar exam preparation programs; (3) teaching the law school’s third-year bar preparation course each semester; and (4) teaching the two-semester Legal Studies course for NKU Chase’s evening students.  Candidates must be willing to work some evenings, so as to be able to teach the Legal Studies course and to provide academic support for students in the evening division. 

Applicants must have a J.D., a strong academic record, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, the ability to work collaboratively, and excellent communication skills. Experience in a law school academic support program or other relevant teaching experience is preferred. Candidates should also have an understanding of the dynamics of diversity (including first-generation college graduates) in higher education and a demonstrated ability to incorporate this understanding, as appropriate, in all levels of their work.  Salary will be commensurate with experience, but we anticipate the salary being between $75,000 and $80,000 (plus full benefits) per 12-month year. 

Founded in 1893, the Salmon P. Chase College of Law has for 125 years provided service to students and the legal community throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky and across the Ohio River to Cincinnati and southwest Ohio. Long known as the “The Lawyer’s School,” Chase has served both traditional and non-traditional students throughout its history.  Chase is fully approved by the ABA and is a member of the AALS.  More information about Chase may be found at https://chaselaw.nku.edu/  Application materials (cover letter, CV, law school transcript, and a list of three professional references) should be submitted through the Northern Kentucky University website (https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/7333).

Any questions can be addressed to Lawrence D. Rosenthal, Associate Dean for Academics, at rosenthall@nku.edu.  The application period will remain open until the position is filled, but the committee will start reviewing applications on October 1.

It is Northern Kentucky University’s policy to ensure equal employment opportunity for all persons and to take the necessary actions needed to recruit, employ, train, promote, and retain qualified faculty and staff, including members of protected groups. Discrimination against any individual based upon protected status, which is defined as age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or genetic or veteran status, is prohibited.

 

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