Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Academic Support Director Position at Pace University

Academic Support Director

For more than 100 years Pace University has been preparing students to become leaders in their fields by providing an education that combines exceptional academics with professional experience and the New York advantage. Pace has campuses in New York City and Westchester County. A private metropolitan university, Pace enrolls nearly 13,000 students in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lienhard School of Nursing, Lubin School of Business, School of Education, School of Law, and Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems.

Pace University School of Law, located in White Plains, NY, seeks applicants for the position of Director of Academic Support Program to begin July 1, 2010. This position presents a wonderful opportunity become a member of a vibrant and supportive law school community that embraces innovation and advancement. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate will report to the Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and will be responsible for the design, implementation and management of all aspects of Pace's well established Academic Support Program including: teaching second and third year Advanced Analytical Skills courses and first year skills workshops; participating in first and second year orientation programs; providing individual writing assistance and counseling; developing and implementing improved Bar Exam passage efforts; performing academic support and related data collection and analysis; writing reports to faculty and administration; and developing new services to enhance our students' academic performance.

Minimum requirements are a J.D from an ABA accredited law school; 10 years relevant experience preferred; law firm or similar legal practice experience; excellent writing and speaking skills; membership in at least one state bar and a genuine desire to work closely with students and faculty. Prior academic support experience, teaching experience (e.g., legal writing, Dean's Scholars or equivalent), membership on law review or moot court and counseling skills are preferred.  

We offer the resources of a private, nationally-ranked university, tuition waivers for family members and an attractive benefits and compensation package. Please visit and select Staff Positions to view this opportunity by its job title or Posting Number 0600746.

Pace University is an Equal Employment and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/H/V, committed to ensuring a diverse learning and working environment. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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