From an email message which I received earlier today:
The University of Dayton School of Law is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Academic Success and Director of Bar Preparation. This is a non-tenure track position for one year with possibility for renewal pursuant to a faculty adopted policy which also provides for a long-term (three or five-year) appointment after at least three years of satisfactory service. The position is to begin as soon as possible, it is anticipated that it will be no later than the beginning of the 2016-2017 academic year.
Responsibilities of the Assistant Professor/Director of Bar Preparation include: teaching academic success courses related to bar examination preparation; leading the administration and assessment of a comprehensive program to support students in preparation for the bar examination; supervising faculty teaching in bar examination preparation courses; analyzing bar exam results and providing regular reports concerning results; providing bar-related information to faculty members regarding topics tested and recent bar exam questions in the faculty member’s area of teaching; creating reports using statistical data regarding students’ academic performance, entrance data, and bar passage results; and collaborating with the faculty and administration.
Minimum requirements for the position are: a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school; and passage of a bar examination and admitted to practice law in a U.S. state. Preferred requirements for the position are: an outstanding academic record; prior successful experience in law teaching, especially if the experience relates to bar examination preparation; prior successful program administration, especially if the experience relates to bar examination preparation; prior experience supervising others’ teaching; experience in creating and/or analyzing statistical data; excellent oral and written communication skills; effective interpersonal skills with various constituencies; experience mentoring and working with students from diverse backgrounds; demonstrated commitment to socially and culturally diverse communities; a commitment to breadth of education including educating the whole person consistent with the Marianist tradition, and a commitment of service to the community, university and profession; and an expressed willingness to engage with Catholic and Marianist educational values. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
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.
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.
Applications will be accepted until April 6, 2016. To be considered as a candidate for this position, you must apply on line at http://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/19755. Cover letter and CV should be submitted electronically on the website at the time of application. For more information about the School of Law, please visit our website at http://www.udayton.edu/law or contact the chair of the hiring committee, Professor James Geoffrey Durham, University of Dayton School of Law, 300 College Park, Dayton, Ohio 45469-2772.