Academic Support Specialist, Academic Achievement & Bar Preparation

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Job Category: Staff
Job Type: Full Time
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The Academic Support Specialist will report directly to the Director of the Academic Achievement & Bar Preparation Programs.  The ideal candidate will provide academic support to law students, beginning in their first year, on study skills, exam strategies, time management techniques, and prepares students and graduates for the bar exam.  The ideal candidate will teach skills courses, conduct workshops, and review and provide critical and constructive feedback on exercises and practice exams. The ideal candidate will also counsel students from diverse backgrounds.

Educational requirements

  • JD required

Experience requirements

Admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction in the United States and has been licensed to practiced law for a minimum of five years.

Desired Skills

  • Excellent and patient listener;
  • Ability to interact with people from various backgrounds and cultures;
  • Ability to keep information confidential;
  • Creative and innovative problem solver;
  • Optimistic and positive outlook;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with members of a professional team;
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills;
  • Manage time efficiently to handle multiple tasks;
  • Strong technology skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Previous academic support in higher education or legal writing experience a plus.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The John Marshall Law School, finding any invidious discrimination inconsistent with the mission of free academic inquiry, does not discriminate in admission, services, or employment on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic characteristics, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.