Assistant Director of Academic Excellence and Bar Success

Job Locations US-NY-Central Islip
ID
2023-10417
College
TUNY - Touro Law Center
Position Type
Full-Time
Schedule Shift
Schedule varies each semester.
Hours Per Week
36.5
Travel
As needed
Category
Academic/Program Support
FLSA Status
Exempt

Overview

The candidate who is selected for this full-time professional staff position will report to the Assistant Dean of Academic Excellence & Bar Success and work collaboratively within the department and with other faculty and staff to promote student success during law school and on the bar exam. Tasks include but are not limited to instructing students in academic and bar success skills (in-person and online); counseling and mentoring students; developing and updating content; creating, grading, and tracking assessments; and gathering and analyzing data. Evening and weekend availability are necessary.

Responsibilities

  • Counsel and mentor law students.
  • Conduct credit-earning workshops.
  • Collaborate to develop and implement workshop content.
  • Evaluate and provide extensive feedback on numerous formative and summative assessments.
  • Assist in gathering organizing and analyzing data relevant to academic and bar success outcomes.
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of the bar exam and attorney licensure processes.
  • Assist in keeping records associated with the law school’s academic and bar success programs.
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and others.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Asst. Dean of Academic Excellence & Bar Success.

Qualifications

Education/ Experience

  • Applicants must possess a J.D. degree with a record of high academic achievement from an ABA-accredited law school and must be admitted to the bar in at least one United States jurisdiction.

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities

  • Applicants must be dedicated to excellence and continuous improvement in law school teaching. Also, they must actively engage in assisting others to improve their learning.
  • Applicants must display a commitment to the Touro Law Center mission and to legal education.
  • Applicants must be both team players who can work collaboratively with others and self-starters who can demonstrate initiative and work well independently.
  • Work will be both in person and online and will sometimes require evenings and weekends.
  • Excellence in writing speaking interpersonal communication and organizational skills is essential.
  • Technology fluency including experience working with Microsoft Office, Zoom or other distance communications tools, Canvas or a similar online learning management system, social media, etc.
  • Experience working with statistics and data is not required but will be an asset to the position as will experience with video and audio recording and editing.

Physical Demands

  • Sitting for long periods of time
  • Standing for long periods of time teaching
  • Able to lift 10-15 lbs.

 

Maximum Salary

USD $80,000.00/Yr.

Minimum Salary

USD $64,000.00/Yr.

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