Director, Academic & Writing Support Program and Writing Center

Cleveland, Ohio
Aug 31, 2017
Cynthia Hill-Graham
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for a Director of the Academic and Writing Support Program and Writing Center beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. The individual will also have the faculty rank of Instructor. Depending on experience and qualifications, the initial contract will be for a period ranging from one to five years.

Essential Functions of the position include the following:

  1. hiring student teaching assistants for the Legal Writing Center;
  2. supervising student teaching assistants;
  3. conducting academic support workshops for students;
  4. tutoring students in need of academic support;
  5. designing and implementing supplementary instruction in bar-exam preparation; and
  6. designing and teaching an academic support section of a doctrinal course.

Mandatory qualifications:

  • A J.D. degree from an approved, ABA accredited school;
  • Bar passage in at least one state;
  • Excellent written and oral communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills;
  • A record of high academic achievement, which can be illustrated by percentage/rank in class, graduation honors, CALI awards, or other academic accolades.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in academic support and bar exam preparation;
  • Other educational experience, such as tracking student outcomes.

To apply, please submit a CV, law school transcript, and letter of interest to:

Cynthia Hill-Graham

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

11075 East Boulevard

Cleveland, OH 44106

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.