Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Assistant Dean of Academic and Bar Support Position at La Verne

Assistant Dean of Academic and Bar Support – College of Law - University of La Verne

Position #3170

The University of La Verne invites applicants for the position of Assistant Dean of Academic and Bar Support at the College of Law, located in Ontario, CA.  This is a full-time position reporting to the Dean of the College of Law.  The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing programs that will assist students in achieving success during law school, as well as on the bar examination.

The duties include administration of various components of the academic and bar support programs which include, but are not limited to, workshops, mentoring and advising, and academic and bar support classes that are mandatory for students; teaching a mandatory academic success course for first and second year students and a mandatory bar preparation course for all students in their final year of law school; tutoring graduates preparing for the bar examination; conducting various academic success and bar preparation workshops; supervising one or more full-time or part-time Bar Exam Counselors, Assistant Directors, or Associate Directors; and collecting and evaluating data to help assess the effectiveness of the academic and bar support programs.

Candidates must be graduates of an ABA approved law school and admitted to practice in at least one jurisdiction by examination. Experience in academic support and bar preparation instruction is preferred. Other areas for consideration include administrative, teaching or counseling experience.  Banner, statistics, and data analysis training is desirable.  This position requires occasional evening and weekend work.  Employment is contingent upon passing a complete background investigation.

The hiring range for this position is dependent upon qualifications and departmental equity. Benefits of employment include a comprehensive health and welfare plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse and dependent children and a generous contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan.

To apply, please see instructions above, in addition, even though this position is not considered a faculty position, it does require teaching courses so we request that you also include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae and a statement of teaching philosophy and goals along with the name and contact information of three (3) references.  To apply, please visit

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