From an email message which I received in recent days:
University of Dayton
Associate Dean for Academic Success – S01866P
The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.
The Associate Dean for Academic Success is responsible for helping develop, oversee, and implement the vision of the Academic Success Program for the School of Law. Serving as the primary liaison between the Dean and the Law School’s Academic Success Program, the Associate Dean provides leadership by effectively developing and implementing initiatives to help students maximize their academic performance in law school. He or she reports directly to the Dean of the School of Law.
- A J.D. degree and record of high academic achievement at an ABA-accredited law school;
• 3-5 years of experience successfully directing a law school academic success program;
• Recent experience teaching in an American law school, with a particular focus on designing and teaching academic success courses or those related to legal reasoning, critical reading, exam-writing, and/or bar examination preparation;
• An articulated commitment to furthering best practices in academic support, including the implementation of the most effect pedagogical models and practices for student success; and
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Recent successful program administration, including delivering and assessing all aspects of a program, especially if the experience relates to academic support or bar examination preparation;
• Successful experience developing course materials and supervising and evaluating others’ teaching, especially that of graduate or law students;
• Previous participation in the larger community for academic success professionals, including attending or presenting at conferences or other endeavors to support professional development;
• Passage of a bar examination and admittance to practice law in a U.S. state;
• Demonstrate a commitment to academic support, including implementing best models and practices available to encourage student success and utilizing recent developments in pedagogy in American law schools;
• Demonstrate successful experience providing effective academic advising and professional development counseling for students;
• Recent successful experience developing and administering structured intervention and counseling programs for at-risk students;
• Demonstrate successful experience compiling and analyzing data for statistical analysis, including familiarity with the most commonly used statistical software programs;
• Effective interpersonal communication skills with various constituencies and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues;
• Demonstrate successful experience mentoring and working with students from diverse backgrounds; and
• Expressed willingness to engage with Catholic and Marianist educational values.
Please apply via direct link: https://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/25450
To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.