Essential Functions: JOB PURPOSE:The Academic Services Officer II/III at Wayne State University Law School (Law School) is responsible for the following key areas: (1) developing, coordinating, and implementing academic success and support programming and services for Law School students, including providing individualized assistance to those students; (2) administering the Law School's Academic Regulations and, if and as applicable to Law School students, other Wayne State University academic rules and policies; and (3) developing, coordinating, and implementing bar preparation support programming and services for Law School law students both before and after graduation, including providing individualized assistance to those students. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Academic Success:Develop, coordinate, and implement academic success and support programming and services for Law School students.Provide individual academic counseling services to Law School students on all areas related to academic success, including course selection and skills for effective time management, note-taking, outlining, and examination preparation and techniques.Create, conduct, and coordinate workshops and other programs for Law School students on topics relevant to academic success in Law School, including programming tailored to the needs of different groups of Law School students (e.g., first-year v. third-year, part-time/evening v. full-time).Coordinate with Law School Admissions Office, Law School Office of Student Engagement and Culture, Law School Career Services Office, and faculty to identify Law School students potentially or currently in need of individualized academic counseling services.Develop, implement, and manage individualized remediation and referral programs for Law School students at all levels who are in need of academic counseling and support services, including students on academic probation.Identify and, when applicable, refer Law School students to appropriate and available Wayne State University and other resources related to academic success, including resources related to writing skills.Provide assistance as needed to Law School faculty on matters relating to student academic success. Gather, compile, and report statistical data regarding student participation in, and impact on student performance of, all academic success and support programming and services. Law School Academic Regulations and University Riles and Policies:Administer the Law School's Academic Regulations in coordination with the Law School's Registrar, Assistant Dean for Student Engagement and Culture, and Dean's Office.In coordination with appropriate University administrators, administer application of other Wayne State University academic rules and policies if and to the extent applicable to Law School students, including appropriate referral of student issues to University offices and personnel responsible for such University academic rules and policies.Work with Law School's faculty Academic Affairs and Curriculum Committee to identify and recommend needed updates to Law School's Academic Regulations as applicable.Maintain up-to-date awareness of American Bar Association and other accreditation requirements applicable to the Law School to the extent relevant to decision-making under the Law School Academic Regulations and/or applicable University academic rules and policies; provide appropriate updates as needed on such accreditation requirements to relevant persons within the Law School.
Qualifications: J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school, admission to the practice of law in at least one jurisdiction; strong academic credentials at J.D. level. Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituents within the diverse Law School community, including students, staff, faculty, and administration.Ability to work independently in a highly detail-oriented, multi-tasking, fast-paced
Internal Number: 76_206399
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.