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Instructor, Paralegal
Des Moines Area Community College, Des Moines, Iowa

Full-Time

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Teaches assigned courses in accordance with course competencies and syllabi. Develops and/or utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, techniques, and delivery methods designed to meet the individual learning styles of students. Fosters a safe and civil learning environment. Develops and maintains current course syllabi and outlines; prepares lecture/lab and class materials. Informs students about course requirements, evaluation procedures, and attendance policies. Works collegially in an academic environment; participates in College and program projects, events, and committee work, including advisory committee activities and advising student organizations. Monitors, evaluates, and documents student attendance, progress, and competency attainment; submits related reports as required. Maintains established office hours and is otherwise available to assist students outside of the classroom. Participates in the ongoing development and revision of curriculum and course materials and competencies, and in the selection of textbooks and other instructional materials/equipment. Advises students regarding their academic needs and refers them for additional assistance as needed. Promotes the College and the program and assists in recruiting and marketing the program to prospective students. Participates in professional development activities and stays current in his/her field.

posted 02/24/2021 (30 days)

Author for Paralegal Textbook
Emerson Agency LLC (Representing Cengage), Baltimore, Maryland

Contract

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Emerson Agency is seeking an author for a revision of a major textbook in Paralegal Studies (Legal Ethics). Text is used on the undergraduate level of mainly business and law students. Ideal candidates will have a law degree, some teaching experience, and a general knowledge textbook elements, such as Learning Objectives and the use of Westlaw to research cases. This is a long-term, year-long writing assignment with flexible hours, but can involve occasional full-time work.

posted 01/29/2021 (30 days)

Assistant Professor of Paralegal
Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, Minnesota

Full-Time

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Minnesota State University Moorhead has 1 full-time opening for a 9 month faculty appointment in the Paralegal department. Follow the link to view the posting and application procedures. Please contact Deborah Schaefer Kukowski at 218.477.5806 or email [email protected] if you have any questions. Accepting applications through February 24, 2021.MSUM is an equal opportunity educator and employer and is a member of the Minnesota State College & Universities System.

posted 01/28/2021 (30 days)

Instructor
Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina

Full-Time

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The Paralegal Studies program at Greenville Technical College seeks to hire a full-time faculty member. The position will begin in January 2021. To qualify for this position, the candidate must possess a Juris Doctorate degree and be in good standing with the bar association. Three years of related law experience, as well as professional experience with paralegals, are strongly recommended. Prior higher education teaching experience preferred.

posted 10/07/2020 (60 days)

Department Head/Instructor
Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina

Full-Time

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The Paralegal Studies program at Greenville Technical College seeks to hire a full-time faculty member at the Department Head level. The position will begin in January 2021. To qualify for this position, the candidate must possess a Juris Doctorate degree and be in good standing with the bar association. Three years of related law experience, as well as professional experience with paralegals, are required. Prior higher education leadership and teaching experience preferred.

posted 10/07/2020 (60 days)

Clinical Assistant Professor (Paralegal Studies)
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL

Full-Time

Deadline to Apply: 10/15/2020

Job Category: Faculty Department: School of Justice and Public Safety-SIUCCollege: College of Health and Human Sciences-SIUC

Months of Appointment: 9-month Position

Summary: The School of Justice and Public Safety at Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor to contribute to the school's program in Paralegal Studies. The selected individual will serve as a faculty member and/or director of the American Bar Association (ABA)-approved Paralegal Studies program. This is a nine-month, non-tenure-track term appointment with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2021.

Duties and Responsibilities: The selected individual will teach face-to-face and online courses within the Paralegal Studies curriculum and may develop coursework in a substantive legal specialty area. The individual will be expected to hold office hours to advise/mentor students, serve in department governance-related matters, and perform other professional duties as directed. While serving as program director of the ABA-approved Paralegal Studies program, the selected individual will provide program leadership including, but not limited to, performing duties to support accreditation. Additional duties may include curriculum and program development, assistance with course scheduling, recruitment and retention of students, advising, preparation of articulation agreements, convening and leading program faculty and advisory board meetings, supporting the program's undergraduate student group, coordinating internships, and other duties as determined by the Director of the School of Justice and Public Safety. The work requires daytime campus availability with some evenings and weekends depending upon teaching schedules and recruiting/retention events.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must possess a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an ABA-accredited law school and knowledge of the paralegal profession.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrable experience working as or with paralegals. An active law license (admitted to and in good standing with a state bar).College-level teaching experience. Excellent planning, leadership, and interpersonal skills.

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Transcripts

Contact: Matthew Giblin Contact Email: [email protected] Phone #: 6184536360Security/Safety Sensitive: N/A Apply at jobs.siu.edu.

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posted 09/22/2020 (30 days)