Sunday, March 31, 2024

ASP Coordinator at West Virginia

WVU Law is hiring a “program coordinator” to support the work in the Academic Excellence Center.  This high-level staff position will report Kirsha Trychta. Ideally this new hire will have a law degree, although that’s not required for application. 

The College of Law at West Virginia University is currently accepting applications for a Program Coordinator for their Academic Excellence Center.  Academic Excellence Center Program Coordinator supports the work of the College of Law’s Academic Excellence Center, in the areas of academic support; bar applications and bar passage; academic advising; writing skills; and assessment. In addition, this position will collaborate with the Assistant Dean for Student Services and Engagement, the Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management, and the Director of Career Services.

Job duties include:

  • Organize semesterly informational sessions to educate students on graduation requirements, including panel presentations, speed advising tables, and individual appointments
  • Coordinate faculty-student pairings
  • Prepare digital SAP (satisfactory academic progress) plans as a condition of students in academic difficulty retaining loan eligibility
  • Advise students who have been academically dismissed about how to seek readmission
  • Assist with orientation events for incoming students
  • Coordinate the student academic experience, especially activities calendars, across the entire first year
  • Educate students about midterm and final exam logistics
  • Recruit, train, and supervise upper-level law students to work as peer tutors
  • Assist students with their applications to sit for the bar examination, including the character and fitness process
  • Track and report student performance throughout the summer study months
  • Administer evaluations and satisfaction surveys to students and faculty
  • Create reports regarding the Center’s progress
  • Create Qualtrics surveys to monitor and accurately capture the Center’s activities
  • Provide assistance to the Assistant Dean for admissions in administering the College of Law’s 3+3 program (i.e., undergrads receiving both an undergraduate degree and a law degree in a total of six years).
  • Assist with planning and implementation of new student orientation and graduation as well as other student events as needed. The position would be a part of the orientation team and would be expected to participate and will meet with students. 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in any subject required
  • Juris doctorate degree strongly preferred
  • 3 or more years experience working in a higher education setting in the areas of academic assistance, academic counseling, or academic advising, or will have equivalent administrative, teaching, or practice experience.
  • Ideal candidate will have direct experience in preparing students for success in law school and on the bar exam.
  • Successful candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituents within a diverse law school community, including students, faculty members, and the administration.

 

The full job posting can be found online here: https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/staff/jobdetail.ftl?job=23904&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York

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