North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 09, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


North Carolina Central University

Closing Date: at 11:55 PM

Primary Purpose of Position:
The legal writing program is mandated by the American Bar Association (ABA). In addition, the legal writing courses are critical for students to perform well academically and to pass the bar examination. The Director of Legal Writing is a critical part of the legal writing team. The Director is responsible for administering the legal writing program to ensure that it conforms to best practices in legal education. That person is also responsible for selecting the appropriate teaching materials, supervising the legal writing faculty, and ensuring that the program is in compliance with ABA rules and policies. The Director of Legal Writing is obligated to teach two legal writing courses. If this vital position is not filled, the legal writing program will be without the supervision it needs to make sure that the law school is providing its students with the best legal writing instruction.

Minimum Education/Experience:
•J.D. from an ABA accredited law school.
•Outstanding law school academic record.
•At least three years of law school administrative experience.
•At least two years of demonstrable experience teaching legal writing to lawyers or law students.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•Ability to design and teach courses at the J.D. level
•Excellent oral and writing communication skills.
•Excellent organizational and time management skills.
•Excellent analytical skills.
•Basic computer skills, proficient in use of Microsoft Office or similar software.
•Experience using software related to legal education (e.g. Lexis, Westlaw).
•Ability to work with a highly diverse staff, faculty, and student body.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
The final candidate must submit an official transcript and submit to a criminal background check.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


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