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Faculty Support Specialist - Sturm College of Law

University of Denver
Colorado, USA, Denver
$19.00 - $22.00 per hour
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A national leader in experiential and interdisciplinary legal education, the University of Denver Sturm College of Law is widely regarded as one of the nations most innovative and ascendant law schools. Located in a beautiful, distinctive, and economically vibrant metropolitan area, the Sturm College of Law offers a full-time JD program, a part-time weekend JD program, a set of pioneering and nationally recognized Masters programs, various dual-degree programs, and a variety of certificate programs (in animal law, constitutional rights and remedies, corporate and commercial law, environmental and natural resources law, intellectual property law, international law, and workplace law). The law school features an accomplished and highly professional staff, a community of nationally recognized scholar-teachers, an outstanding and diverse student body, and roughly 17,000 alumni who have achieved careers of distinction in law, business, government, public interest, and other professional domains.

Position Summary

Working within a collaborative team structure, each Faculty Support Specialist shares responsibility for providing a high level of clerical, administrative, and basic technology support to faculty members. Faculty Support Specialists support the Sturm College of Law's academic vision and mission by providing support for law facultys teaching, scholarship, and service activities.

Essential Functions

  • Complete general clerical and administrative tasks to support faculty, including in relation to correspondence, scholarship, travel, course materials, recommendations, faculty committee work, and meetings.
  • Assist professors in their preparations for class by formatting and printing syllabi, collating course packets, clearing copyrights, and creating seating charts for use by faculty and main campus.
  • Review course materials to ensure accessibility in coordination with the Universitys Office of Teaching and Learning and Disability Services Program.
  • Assist with online components of Canvas courses, including: scanning and uploading accessible alternate text format documents, quiz creation/maintenance, and module organization.
  • Provide support for faculty in tabulation of grades and submission of grades to the Registrars Office.
  • Provide support for faculty scholarship, including working with manuscripts, legal citation, and the submission process to book publishers and law reviews.
  • Provide support for events and conferences, in collaboration with the Marketing and Events departments at the Sturm College of Law and the University of Denver.
  • Assist with reimbursement and p-card reconciliations in the Universitys travel and expense platform.
  • Performs notary services for both law faculty and law students.
  • Serve as first point of contact for technical assistance for faculty members.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Faculty Support Manager.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Customer service approach to providing support.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize.
  • A commitment to diversity and inclusivity
  • Ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment, as well as independently.
  • Professionalism and the ability to use discretion with confidential materials.
  • The capacity to learn new technology platforms and software.
  • Required Qualifications

  • Two years of college coursework or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Two years of administrative experience.
  • Experience in a legal or policy creating/analyzing setting, either in an academic, non-profit, or private setting
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Knowledge of legal citation.
  • Experience using academic and legal research tools (Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, HeinOnline).
  • Certified Notary Public.
  • Previous work experience in an academic environment supporting programs and/or staff/faculty.
  • Work Schedule

    Monday - Friday, within the office hours of 8:30 am - 6:00 pm. with occasional evening hours as needed.

    Application Deadline
    For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) August 31st, 2022.

    Special Instructions
    Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

    Salary Grade Number

    The salary grade for the position is 6.

    Salary Range

    The hourly salary range for this position is $19.00-$22.00.

    The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.

    The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

    Please include the following documents with your application:
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter

    The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see non‑discrimination‑statement.

    All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.


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