Adjunct Associate Professor, Paralegal/Legal Assistant
San Joaquin Delta Community College District
Under the general supervision of the Division Dean of Applied
Science, Business and Technology, the Adjunct Associate Professor
of Paralegal/Legal Assistant Studies teaches organized classes
primarily in the Law discipline; the primary responsibility is to
teach up to 10 units (part-time) in the assigned discipline.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Duties and responsibilities may include, but not limited to the
- Instruct courses in Law in accordance with credit course
outlines approved by the Board of Trustees.
- Maintain expertise in current teaching methods, discipline
knowledge, and discipline specific technologies.
- Assist students in achieving stated course objectives. Evaluate
the progress of each student and notify students in need of
counseling services and/or tutorial assistance. Track student
learning outcomes and maintain records of student learning
- Participate in the departmental process of curriculum review,
modification, and the assessment of student learning outcomes in
order to make the program successful.
- Support the Division Dean in cooperating with campus and
community groups to provide programs, courses, and information
relevant to the needs of the students and various programs.
- Coordinate with other faculty in the selection of textbooks,
audiovisual and other instructional materials.
- Complete various reporting procedures as required for student
evaluation, course reporting, equipment and supply purchases and
tracking, and budget development.
- Assist the Division Dean in the preparation of required reports
by providing requested information.
- Attend various departmental, divisional and campus-wide
activities and events as required.
- Plan and complete approved professional development flex
activities each semester.
- Perform other necessary duties as assigned by the Division Dean
and as outlined in Board Policy.
- Any bachelor's degree and two (2) years of professional
experience; OR any associate's degree and six (6) years of
- Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of
community college students.
- Experience in teaching postsecondary courses in Law, Paralegal
Studies, and/or Legal Assisting, such as, but not limited to,
theoretical concepts and practical skills needed for
paralegal/legal assistant employment and related law and/or
paralegal/legal assistant studies courses pursuant to the
guidelines of the American Bar Association Standing Committee for
the approval of paralegal programs;
- Experience and willingness to assist with mock trial team
courses, coaching, training, critiquing, team and volunteer
recruiting and retention, event planning and preparation,
marketing, scheduling, rehearsals, competitions, rule and law
interpretation and explanation, fundraising, traveling, and related
- Current experience as an attorney and/or paralegal/legal
assistant or working with paralegal/legal assistants in fields of
law related to courses and programs offered by the college.
- Computer literacy in legal software, on-line legal research
tools, legal technology, and application programs.
- CORE Registered Paralegal, PACE Registered Paralegal, Certified
Paralegal (CP), Certified Legal Assistant (CLA), Professional
Paralegal (PP), American Alliance Certified Paralegal (AACP), Legal
Nurse Consultant Certified (LNCC), and/or Certified Legal Manager
- Current training in the paralegal or related field.
- Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and
techniques to different levels of students' ability and learning
- Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and
techniques to students from different cultures and ethnic
- Demonstrated ability to use innovative and creative teaching
techniques and equipment, including the use of multimedia hardware
and software and on-line instructional techniques.
- Demonstrated leadership in developing curriculum for discipline
specific courses and/or programs.
- Demonstrated leadership, ability, and desire to stay current in
- Demonstrated leadership and ability to work with business and
industry in order to coordinate the educational program with the
needs of the community.
- Experience and willingness to assist in the evaluation of
course materials, placement testing and general promotion of the
Paralegal/Legal Assistant Studies program.
- Interest in or knowledge of teaching online and other distance
- Earned Master's or Doctorate, especially a J.D., L.L.B., or
- Knowledge/experience in the field of law and/or legal assisting
(paralegal studies), especially teaching experience.
- Demonstrated exemplary teaching practices in law, legal
assisting (paralegal studies), and/or mock trial.
- Possession of certificate from an ABA approved paralegal (legal
- Active member of the State Bar of California in good
- Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 55.34
- Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 84.29
- External Opening Date: Mar 22, 2021
Stockton, California, United States
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and
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