Assistant Director, Academic Success Programs

  • Freelance
  • Anywhere
  • Freelance
  • Anywhere


Counsel and tutor students to ensure academic success. Support students by conducting workshops
and supplying assistance with basic writing and analytical skills as needed. Teach relevant law courses to students. Essential Functions:
Teach ASP courses, including Advanced Legal Applications. Recruit, coordinate, train and supervise ASP student assistants including helping
them design effective skills-based workshops and tutoring sessions. Design academic support for students including working with professors
and implement skills training. Develop, schedule and administer academic success programming and courses. Advise at-risk students. Maintain
and develop resource holdings. Administer bar preparation support efforts, including participating in bar support efforts in Columbus twice
a year. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Juris Doctorate Degree and Law Licensure. Requires
a minimum of two (2) years of experience in bar preparation teaching, bar preparation grading, academic teaching, legal skills teaching
and/or legal practice. Ability to teach and computer skills including spreadsheet, word processing and database capabilities.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated record of effective self-starting and follow-through, demonstrated success
in assisting student learning, ability to identify methods to enhance learning for multiple learning styles, ability to build rapport with
all students, including at-risk students and demonstrated ability to work well with a variety of constituencies. Ability to create,
implement and evaluate academic support and student services.


The compensation for this position
is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The University of Akron offers a competitive total compensation package comprised
of a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits for eligible employees including medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability,
life insurance, and paid leave of absences including time off for illness, vacation, and maternity or paternity leave. In addition, eligible
employees and their dependents are provided tuition remission. All staff, contract professionals, and eligible non-bargaining unit faculty
have the option to request a Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA). The University of Akron participates in state retirement systems and offers
alternative retirement options with competitive employer contributions. Optional investment opportunities are available including deferred
compensation programs (403(b) and 457(b)). Please visit our benefits home page for more information.

About UA

The University of Akron is a vibrant community driven by collaboration, partnership, and a steadfast determination to provide opportunity
and success to all learners The University of Akron believes diversity is a vital element of an equitable and thriving workplace. A diverse
workforce is essential as we strive to create a dynamic academic environment that prepares students to be citizens of the world around them,
and as we deepen the value, we place on our connection to the Greater Akron community.

We celebrate the power of uniqueness, and the
strength that coalesces when unique voices are heard. We seek to empower employees to lead in their colleges, departments, offices, and
divisions. People of all backgrounds work on our campus every day, and we value the contribution of each individual in their commitment to a
better University of Akron.

We welcome candidates who are passionate about shaping and inspiring the next generation of thinkers,
experts, artists, and leaders. Bound and determined to meet every challenge, we continue to climb, to forge new paths and reach new heights
– and we want you to join us. Bring your voice. Bring your uniqueness. Bring you. We are Akron. We rise together.

For more
information about The University of Akron or the Akron community please visit our About UA page.


To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach a cover letter, resume, and a
list of three professional references to your profile. Please include contact information, including email addresses for your professional

After submission of your application, return to the “My Activities” link and upload the required documents to your
profile under the “Cover Letters and Attachments” section.

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with
reference to the minimum and preferred qualifications. This is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. A
resume/curriculum vitae will not be accepted in place of any information requested on the application. For assistance with your application
or attachments please call Cindy Harm, Human Resources Administrator (330) 972-8399.

Application Deadline

Review of applicants will begin August 18, 2022.

For complete position details, visit

Job ID # 13703

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Akron, as an equal education and employment institution, is
committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified individuals in its education programs or activities, including
applicants for admissions or employment, will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic
origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status, or status as a veteran. To further this
commitment, the University complies with state and federal laws which prohibit discrimination. Questions or concerns about the
administration of this commitment can be directed to the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Office

The University also strives to provide an environment free from the negative impacts of gender-based
discrimination and harassment as prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. Questions about Title IX can be referred to
the University’s Title IX Coordinator, the Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Education or both. For more information on
Title IX at the University of Akron, including how to contact the Title IX Coordinator, how to file a complaint under Title IX with the
University or the Title IX process at the University of Akron, please visit the University’s Title IX page at

Ohio is State of Residence

It is the expectation of the University of
Akron that all work performed as an employee of the University will be performed in Ohio.

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