Sunday, May 12, 2019

Assistant Director of Academic Support Opening at Thurgood Marshall School of Law

Thurgood Marshall School of Law is looking for an Assistant Director to join the Academic Success Team.  The new Assistant Director will join a team consisting of Assistant Dean Ronda Harrison Benjamin and three other Assistant Directors.  The law school is an HBCU and has a VERY diverse student population.  The position is full-time, 12 months.   

The posting can be found here.

Posting Number TSU201890 Official TSU Title: Assistant Director of Academic Support

Law School Job Description Summary / TWC Summary Under the supervision of the Assistant Dean for Academic Support and Bar Readiness, the Assistant Director of Academic Support at Thurgood Marshall School of Law will assist with the coordination and execution of strategies designed to strengthen academic support services and improve student outcomes. Essential Duties Summary In collaboration with the department head, teaches and manages one or more bar elective courses per semester in accordance with the Faculty Manual. Offers skills-based instruction for law students in a variety of areas. Works one-on-one with students needing academic assistance. Coordinates academic tutorials. Provides administrative supervision for student tutors. Evaluates student-lead tutorial sessions. Manages student assistant timesheets and tracks time and effort forms. Performs statistical reporting on attendance and outcomes as requested. Assists with the planning of 1L Skills Academy content based on current faculty syllabi. Collaborates with faculty to identify areas where academic remediation is needed and creates an effective outreach program to serve students most in need. Performs statistical reporting on attendance and outcomes as requested. Delivers academic and degree plan advising to students; responds promptly to student requests. Is accessible to students during Law School operational hours and as needed evenings, weekends and summers. Provides, administers and grades practice exams and maintains records of student performance. Facilitates skills and/or bar readiness workshops as directed. Performs statistical reporting on participation and performance indicators as requested. Assists with the planning and implementation of the 1L Orientation. Maintains department calendar and effectively communicates department events to students using electronic, social and print media. Submits and monitors funding requests for Academic Support events. Identifies at-risk students to the Assistant Dean. Monitors student academic performance and recommends new or additional learning interventions tailored to student performance. Performs other duties as required.

% FTE:  100%

Hiring Range:  Commensurate with experience.

Education:  Juris Doctor from an ABA-approved law school with a track record of academic achievement.

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