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Program Manager - Director of Academic Success

Position Deleted on 5/21/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Louisville, KY
  • Admin - Student Affairs and Services
  • Admin - Academic Advising
Full Time
Job ID: UL029
Location: Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to diversity and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.

Minimum Qualifications
J.D. and three years of related experience. The university offers market competitive salary and benefits.

Position Description
(This is 30 hours/week position - eligible for full university benefits). The University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law invites applications for the position of Program Manager - Director of Academic Success. The successful candidate will work with students in their transition to law school, will promote students' successful completion of the J.D. program, and will work with administration and faculty to provide students with a skill-set that will prepare them for the bar exam. The School of Law seeks to serve and retain a highly qualified and diverse student body, and the Director will be a partner in this endeavor. Ideally, the successful candidate will begin on July 1, 2013.

Some specific responsibilities of the Director include being responsible for the 1L Structured Study Group program, which includes providing curriculum, training, and supervision to student Academic Fellows; working with students, individually and in small groups, on legal writing, time-management, and test-taking skills; developing and conducting academic support workshops on class preparation, study habits, case briefing, outlining, and exam-taking; and assessing the academic success program, including the School of Law's bar passage, along with making periodic reports to the faculty on program outcomes. Duties may also include developing and teaching a one-hour academic success course in the spring semester.

Finally, the Director is responsible for working more generally with the Assistant Dean of Student Life and others, to help acculturate students to the rigors of law school and to provide support and referrals to students in need. This position offers a monthly salary of $3,333.

How To Apply
Interested candidates must submit a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references via the online application. Review of applications will begin May 21, 2013.

To apply for this position, follow the "Online App. Form" link below and then click on the title. You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking the "Submit" button. Vacancies are routinely removed from the jobs portal around 7:00PM each Monday.

Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 1980 Arthur Street - Louisville, Kentucky 40208. For more information, please contact us by email at or by phone 502-852-6542.

If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, you may schedule an appointment at (502) 852-6542 with Employment Services at the Human Resources office located at 1980 Arthur Street, Louisville, KY 40208.
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