Friday, March 24, 2023

Director of Academic Success at Richmond

The University of Richmond School of Law invites applications for a faculty position

that will design and implement programming and courses related to Academic Success

and Bar Support. We seek a colleague who is knowledgeable about the science of adult

learning and best practices for bar exam preparations, is passionate about assisting all

students in achieving their full potential, and who will thrive in a collaborative


Responsibilities include:

Designing academic success programs and workshop for 1Ls;

Developing orientation and pre-orientation programs to help matriculating

students enter law school with the tools they need to succeed;

Supporting students preparing for the bar exam, including developing and

teaching bar preparation courses;

Advising and coaching students on an individual basis;

In collaboration with senior leaders, developing and implementing programs and

workshops for faculty on topics such as providing helpful feedback, academic

advising, bar coaching, and integration of skills and learning strategies into

academic coursework and co-curricular efforts.

The Law School believes deeply in the transformative power of legal education, and

Academic Success programming is vital to its mission. The new Director will join others

on the faculty who have been working in the field for years as well as a broad crosssection

of the faculty who have been applying ASP insights in their own classes. Other

existing programming that will contribute to the success of the new Director includes an

established Professional Identity Formation Program (which is run by a full-time director

and faculty member) as well as numerous wellness initiatives managed by the Dean of


This is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure-track faculty position. Depending on

experience, a successful candidate will be hired as Assistant or Associate Professor of

Law, Legal Practice and will be eligible for promotion and for a five-year presumptively

renewable contract. A J.D. degree is required as well as at least three years of relevant

teaching experience.

The University of Richmond School of Law is a top-ranked law school that combines a

rigorous academic program with extensive clinical and experiential learning opportunities

to prepare students for 21st-century legal practice. The law faculty are among the best

teacher-scholars in the nation with a commitment to producing knowledge that expands

the understanding of law and contributes to the improvement of society. The Law

School also cultivates a genuinely collegial community marked by engagement, civility,

inclusivity, and concern for others and the greater good.

The University of Richmond is a private university located just a short drive from

downtown Richmond, Virginia, Through its five schools and wide array of campus

programming, the University combines the best qualities of a small liberal arts college

and a large university.

The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student

body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of

difference in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development,

and institutional success. Our academic community strongly encourage applications that

are in keeping with this commitment. For more information on the School of Law, please


Applicants should apply by submitting cover letter & current curriculum vitae to

[email protected].

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