Pay Range: $21.48 per hour or higher depending on education and experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The University of Idaho College of Law seeks entry-level or experienced academic success professionals interested in serving as full-time, temporary instructors for the 2020-2021 academic year in our Academic Success Program. Academic Success Instructors may teach courses including Academic Skills Lab I and II and Applied Legal Reasoning, while helping College of Law students achieve their full academic and professional potential through individualized academic counseling and advising. This is a contingent position based upon a currently increased workload and will be needed for up to two years.
Minimum Qualifications: J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school. A minimum of 3 years experience as a practicing attorney or in law student support at a higher education institution. Successful completion of the bar exam in any state at the time of application.
Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with and interest in contributing to scholarship on law school and bar exam success. Ability to demonstrate self-direction, creativity and logical problem solving skills on a consistent basis. Outstanding record of academic and/or professional achievement. Desire to create an academic environment that respects, includes, and enhances diversity and inclusion. Teaching and/or tutoring experience in higher education, preferably law. Three or more years of experience in student affairs, academic success, or related job duties. Experience working with students or others in crisis with a calm and respectful demeanor, and subsequently make well-reasoned determinations of next steps.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP002543P
Posting Date: 07/29/2020
Closing Date: 8/14/2020
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions: Please include the following documents with your application:
- Resume/CV - Letter of Qualification - 8-12 page writing sample demonstrating legal analysis (uploaded to the 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.