Director of Experiential Learning- School of Law (North Berwick)

Compensation

: $102,040.00 - $186,680.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Government



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Howard University is a comprehensive, research-oriented, historically Black private university providing an educational experience of exceptional quality to students of high academic potential with particular emphasis upon the provision of educational opportunities to promising Black students. Further, the University is dedicated to attracting and sustaining a cadre of faculty who are, through their teaching and research, committed to the development of distinguished and compassionate graduates and to the quest for solutions to human and social problems in the United States and throughout the world.

Director of Experiential Learning- School of Law
Institution:
Howard University
Location:
Washington, DC
Category:
Admin - Curriculum Design
Posted:
08/22/2019
Type:
Full-Time
Job ID: 32753
Howard University Mission
Howard University is a comprehensive, research-oriented, historically Black private university providing an educational experience of exceptional quality to students of high academic potential with particular emphasis upon the provision of educational opportunities to promising Black students. Further, the University is dedicated to attracting and sustaining a cadre of faculty who are, through their teaching and research, committed to the development of distinguished and compassionate graduates and to the quest for solutions to human and social problems in the United States and throughout the world.
Position Compensation
Salary commensurate with qualifications, education & University guidelines.
Position Information
BASIC FUNCTION:
The purpose of this position is to: (a) manage the operations and growth of externship, public interest and pro bono programming, including supervising all adjunct professors teaching externships; (b) teach externship courses including the General and Advanced Externship classes as well as other externship courses as needed; (c) manage relationships with externship partners, including regular site visits (d) develop new public interest and externship programing as needed.
This position typically reports to the Clinic Director and performs special projects as requested by Senior Management.
SUPERVISORY ACCOUNTABILITY:
Supervises externship instructors.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
Internal contacts include administrators, faculty, staff and students in the School of Law and other University departments. External contacts include government officials and a myriad of law affiliated institutions, agencies, and organizations, vendors, clinic clients, alumni, sponsor representatives, visitors and the general public.
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
* Works with the Director of the Clinical Law Center and relevant Senior Management to develop a strategic vision for the law school's public interest and externship programming. This includes developing new externship programs, integrating externship adjunct faculty into the scholarly/teaching community, developing programming for externship and Clinical Law Center alumni, creating curricula, organizing speakers, participating in staff hiring decisions as needed, assisting with fundraising and grant management for the Clinical Law Center, assisting with developing the Civil Rights Moot Institute, planning strategies to fulfill ABA requirements related to experiential learning, and participating in other projects as determined by the Director of the Clinical Law Center and other Senior Staff.
* Helps to ensure that the Clinical Law Center is in compliance with all ABA guidelines and other relevant regulations.
* Manages all aspects of Externship programming, including recruiting students, organizing open houses, training adjunct faculty on externship pedagogy, managing all logistics, ensuring compliance with best practices, developing vision and managing growth.
* Manages public interest and pro bono programming, including growing the HPILS auction, advising the Howard Public Interest Law Society, expanding fellowship opportunities, publicizing pro bono opportunities, expanding the number of students recognized for fulfilling pro bono pledge requirements.
* Manages and grows the Alternative Spring Break program and other public interest-related programs.
* Works with the Director of the Clinical Law Center to shape budget priorities and to manage budget. Immerses himself/herself in clinic/externship pedagogy; keeps abreast of developments in the field.
* Develops public interest fellowships, scholarships and stipend to facilitate students' work in public interest programs.
* Teaches the General and Advanced Externship courses and other externship courses as needed.
* Coordinates field placements of the law students in the judicial system, various levels of government, public interest organizations, and non-profit organizations nationwide and in the Washington Metropolitan area.
* Manages externship instructors, providing training, curricula and supervision as needed.
* Ensures that all externship courses comply with ABA standards and incorporate best practices.
* Plans and manages civil rights appellate moots, in collaboration with the Clinic Director.
* Provides case coverage when appropriate and necessary.
* Fills in for other Clinical Law Center staff, including the Director and Assistant Director as needed.
CORE COMPETENCIES:
* Demonstrated experience in designing, organizing, and operating programs.
* Demonstrated experience in public speaking, training, curriculum development, developing and conducting education and outreach programs.
* Ability to coordinate outreach and relationship building with faculty, local and national leaders in various legal fields to advise them of the Clinic, become familiar with their work, and gain assistance and support, as needed.
* Ability to represent the Law School in a professional and exceptional manner.
* Demonstrated commitment to social justice, civil and human rights, and working with a diverse group of constituencies.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Competent use of technology to help with program management and development, including Microsoft products, google docs, etc.
* Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and direct staff in delivering quality customer services.
* Ability to develop effective relations with faculty, staff and students.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree and law degree required, as well as three years practice experience in an administrative and/or supervisory capacity. Previous experience in the area of organizational management, higher education, clinical programs, externship programs, and/or the provision of community legal services is desirable. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Note: This position description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required. The university has the right to revise this position description at any time. This position description is not be construed as a contract for employment.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, marital status, religion, or disability. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Inquiries regarding provisions for persons with disabilities, equal employment opportunity and Title IX should be directed to the Office of Employee Relations and Equal Employment Opportunity at (202) 202-###-####.
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* Demonstrated experience in designing, organizing, and operating programs. * Demonstrated experience in public speaking, training, curriculum development, developing and conducting education and outreach programs. * Ability to coordinate outreach and relationship building with faculty, local and national leaders in various legal fields to advise them of the Clinic, become familiar with their work, and gain assistance and support, as needed. * Ability to represent the Law School in a professional and exceptional manner. * Demonstrated commitment to social justice, civil and human rights, and working with a diverse group of constituencies. * Excellent written and verbal communication skills. * Competent use of technology to help with program management and development, including Microsoft products, google docs, etc. * Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and direct staff in delivering quality customer services. * Ability to develop effective relations with faculty, staff and students., Bachelor's degree and law degree required, as well as three years practice experience in an administrative and/or supervisory capacity. Previous experience in the area of organizational management, higher education, clinical programs, externship programs, and/or the provision of community legal services is desirable. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Salary commensurate with qualifications, education & University guidelines.


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