From an email message which I received earlier today:
Job Title: Visiting or Resident Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Academic Success
Location: Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska
Position Type: Non-Tenure Track, one or two-year contract, Full-time, 12 months (Exempt)
Opening Date: April 27, 2016
Closing Date: Open until filled
Creighton University School of Law seeks applications for a full-time (12 months), non-tenure track, contract position as Visiting or Resident Faculty beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year. The School of Law prefers a two-year contract for the successful candidate, but will consider a one-year contract that is renewable for one additional year. Physical presence in Omaha is required. The successful candidate will:
- Effectively create and manage academic support programs at the Law School;
- Design and implement strategies to successfully assist students’ learning, particularly
at-risk or high-risk students;
- Coordinate and participate in individual and group academic advising;
- Design and implement strategies and enhancement programs to assist students with
Bar examination readiness, counsel and coach students, and work with members of the administration and faculty to evaluate curriculum and academic standards to maximize Bar passage; and
- Create and teach academic support courses.
The successful candidate must have a J.D. degree and a minimum of five years of full-time teaching experience at an American Bar Association accredited law school. The candidate should also demonstrate strong interpersonal skills; possess excellent oral and written communication skills; and have the ability to work collaboratively. Strong preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience or training in law school academic success.
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and will be considered until the position is filled. Additional information about the School of Law is available at https://law.creighton.edu/.
To apply, please send a cover letter that addresses your background and experience, with emphasis on why you would be interested in the position and your teaching philosophy; curriculum vitae; the names of at least two references; and salary requirements to: http://careers.creighton.edu.
The School of Law serves the Creighton University mission in the Jesuit Catholic tradition of social justice, responsible leadership, and professional distinction.
Creighton University is an EEO/Title IX Employer, in compliance with the Federal Laws relating to discrimination in employment practices, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, or handicap.