Friday, June 13, 2014

Assistant Director of Academic Achievement Position at California Western

Assistant Director of Academic Achievement

California Western School of Law seeks applicants for the Assistant Director of Academic Achievement.  Under the general direction of the Assistant Dean for Academic Achievement, the Assistant Director of Academic Achievement provides academic support to law students, particularly those at academic risk.  The Assistant Director is primarily responsible for supervising the tutoring program, presenting skills workshops, and working with first-year students who are facing academic difficulty.  The Assistant Director also teaches the Academic Achievement Workshop for second-year students and tutors alumni who are studying for the California bar exam. 

Qualifications:  (1) a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school with a record of academic success and bar passage; (2) at least two years of law teaching experience, preferably in an academic support or bar preparation program; (3) excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills; (4) strong problem-solving abilities; (5) good organization, judgment, and flexibility; (6) strong legal research and office computer skills, as well as an aptitude for learning new technology; (7) experience with educational technology and/or statistical analysis software (like SPSS) a plus; (8) experience  in course planning, classroom presentations, formative and summative assessment a plus; and (7) a demonstrated ability and interest in working collaboratively with a diverse population of students, faculty and staff.

Applicants must submit: (1) a cover letter describing their qualifications and salary requirements; and (2) a resume to Human Resources ( Salary will be commensurate with experience, and the position includes a competitive benefits package.  Applications will be accepted through June 30, 2014.  The preferred start date is August 1, 2014.

California Western is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. Founded in 1924, California Western ( is a private, independent law school located in downtown San Diego, California that is celebrating 90 years of excellence.  It is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools.

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