Friday, June 24, 2022

Assistant Director of Academic Support at Campbell

Assistant Director of Academic Support at Campbell Law School, Raleigh, North Carolina

Campbell is looking to expand the academic support department. Applications will be accepted until position is filled with priority given to those received by July 5, 2022.

Position Summary:

The Assistant Director supports the Director of Academic Support and Bar Success to train law students for the rigor of law school, the bar exam, and the practice of law with academic workshops, courses, and individual coaching. The Assistant Director will primarily design and implement workshops for students from pre-matriculation through the second year, supervise Teaching Scholars, and provide individual tutoring throughout law school and preparation for the bar exam.

The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Academic Support and Bar Success and collaborates with other law school departments. The Assistant Director is a member of the School of Law staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Collaborate with the Director of Academic Support and Bar Success to refine, improve, coordinate and direct the program of academic support including the academic support program, and the bar success program.

· Design and implement academic support programming for first-year students, including skills workshops, the teaching scholar’s program, and outreach to at-risk students.

· Collaborates as a member of the law school staff to provide programming and support for the overall goal of improving student success.

· Work with the faculty to integrate academic support programming into first-year classes.

· Coordinate and provide tutoring to students in one-on-one and group settings.

· Develop, coordinate, evaluate, and monitor remediation/study plans and activities for individual students.

· Develop, evaluate, and administer the Teaching Scholars program, including supervising the teaching scholars.

· Coordinate with faculty on student success initiatives, including implementing individual student success plans.

· Coordinate and assist with the Bar Success program.

· Assist the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs with matters related to academic success, character & fitness, and/or Bar success issues.

· Engage in other duties as assigned.

· As requested, assist with training and delegating work to student staff.

· This position demands accuracy, honesty, integrity, and the ability to work within the Christian mission of Campbell University.

· Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times.

· Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice by the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs or Director of Academic Support and Bar Support.


· Juris Doctorate from an ABA-accredited law school is required.

· A minimum of one year of experience is required. Experience should be in the areas of academic advising, academic support, teaching (adjunct instruction accepted), and/or tutoring within an ABA-accredited law school.

· A suitable combination of education and experience may be substituted for minimum requirements.

· Bar preparation experience is a plus.

· Comprehensive knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office Suite required.

· Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.

· Ability to deal effectively with a wide range of people.

· Excellent communication skills.

· Ability to effectively prioritize, coordinate, and manage multiple tasks, projects, and responsibilities.

· Knowledge of FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Excellent academic record (transcripts will be submitted with application materials)

· Superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills

· Excellent organizational skills

· Demonstrated proficiency with technology including MS Office Suite, Internet, common software/applications, and the ability to acquire new technology quickly

· Commitment to working with a diverse population of students, faculty and staff

· Sensitivity to students with varied learning styles, disabilities, backgrounds, etc.

· Ability to work under pressure

· Ability to build and maintain a rapport with students

· Skill in presenting information, presentations and delivering instruction

· Ability to collaborate effectively with School of Law faculty and administrators

· Proficiency at project management, planning, and developing goals.

· Excellent written communication and proofreading skills for preparing correspondence, documents and reports, utilizing correct spelling, grammar and punctuation

· Superior verbal and interpersonal communication skills for effectively interacting with individuals at various levels within the organization

· Ability to exercise good judgement in sensitive, complex and/or new situations

· Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times

· Demonstrate tact, a positive attitude, courtesy and discretion in dealing with faculty, staff, and students

· Manage multiple, concurrent projects, and meet strict deadlines

· Work independently as well as function effectively in a team within a diverse group of people

· This position demands accuracy, honesty, integrity and the ability to work within the Christian mission of Campbell University

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