Assistant Director of Academic Success; Rank of Instructor

Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 16, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Director of Academic Success; Rank of Instructor

Posting Number: S000290
Classification: 2
Position Type: Administrative Staff
Department: University Advancement

Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription insurance, Life insurance, Workers’ Compensation insurance, Unemployment insurance, and Total Disability insurance. Retirement: The University contributes 4% of the regular salary with up to 3% of additional matched contributions into the TIAA Retirement Program.

(The University has currently frozen employer contributions for the remainder of the fiscal year)

Other benefits include tuition remission for employee, spouse, and employee’s dependent children under the age of 25 (this does not include the last two year of the PharmD program or the JD), and twenty days of paid medical leave per year.

Job Summary: Candidates must hold at least a J.D. from an ABA accredited law school with a minimum of more than one year’s prior experience in academic support. The Director will lead the academic support program at ONU and coordinate with and report to the Director of Bar Success to provide an integrated program of academic support and bar support services.

Job Scope: Assistant Director of Academic Success. Non-tenure Track Faculty. 12-month appointment with eligibility for continuing appointment. Instructor Status. The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law is seeking to appoint an Assistant Director of Academic Success to begin on or after January 2, 2019.s

Principle Responsibilities: Be an integral part of the Academic Success Program (ASP) at Ohio Northern University College of Law, working with the Director of Academic Success; provide academic assistance for all students to improve essay writing, reading comprehension, issue spotting, and legal analysis skills; meet individually with academic at-risk students in the 1L and 2L classes or any student by request or upon recommendation by professor; teach an academic support lab to 1L students; teach an academic support course to select 2L students; provide academic assistance and host weekly ASP sessions in the Summer Starter Program; coordinate and teach in the January term Legal Problem Solving and Analysis course for 1L students; coordinate and supervise the teaching assistant academic support program; provide input on issues such as academic assessment and data evaluation of student performance. Program; provide input on issues such as academic assessment and data evaluation of student performance.

Required Skills:

  • Strong writing, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate with groups of students

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A JD from an ABA accredited law school with strong grades
  • Admission to a state bar
  • More than one year prior experience working in academic support in an ABA accredited law school, which included individual counseling of students

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with outcomes based assessment
  • Ability to think critically and innovatively about measuring student academic progress
  • Prior administrative experience

Open Until Filled: Yes

Status: Full-Time

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