Position Summary: The College of Law seeks an individual to teach academic skills courses, develop and administer academic support and advising programs, and implement relevant policies, in collaboration with the Colleges other student services professionals. This position designs, implements, and promotes activities helping all College of Law students achieve their full academic and professional potential through academic skills, bar preparation, and advising programs, as well as through individualized academic counseling and advising. These activities are required for law school accreditation under ABA Standards. This position also includes a teaching component of academic skills courses.
Minimum Qualifications: J.D. from an accredited law school Successful completion of a bar exam in any state A minimum of three years of experience as a practicing attorney or in higher education Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, addressing issues of diversity and inclusion
Preferred Qualifications: Three or more years of experience in student affairs, academic success, or related job duties Teaching and/or tutoring experience in highly specialized fields, preferably law Experience working with students or others in crisis with a calm and respectful demeanor Outstanding record of academic and/or professional achievement Ability to work collaboratively on a team in creating and delivering programming and advising related to academic success
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: F000913P
Posting Date: 05/05/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: This posting is open until filled, with a first consideration date of May 19, 2021.
Required documents for application are (1) Resume/CV; (2) Letter of Qualification addressing whether you satisfy each of the required and preferred qualifications for the position; (3) List of three references; (4) Statement (two pages maximum) of your demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in legal education and/or the legal profession. (upload to Other Document 1 field)
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 12,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.