Friday, September 17, 2021
Albany Law School seeks applicants to direct and expand its bar success programs. The Director will administer and assess the existing bar success programs and recommend additions and modifications to the programs The Director will also develop, coordinate, and implement school-wide initiatives to improve bar passage, including workshops, courses, and meetings with students, graduates, the Director of Academic Success, and faculty. The Director will teach two for-credit bar preparation courses and provide feedback on student work product.
Qualified candidates will have a J.D. with strong law school credentials and admission to the practice of law. The position requires knowledge of legal theory, analysis and writing, and other skills necessary to succeed in law school and on the bar examination. Preference will be given for experience in academic support and bar preparation programs, administrative and supervisory experience, law teaching experience, counseling and tutoring experience, knowledge of learning theory, understanding of disability and multicultural issues, and ability to build rapport with students having academic challenges. This is a full-time (12-month) non-tenure track, renewable contract position with the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Bar Success.
To apply, please submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three references.
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