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Adjunct Faculty - Paralegal

Employer
Texas A&M University Commerce
Location
Commerce, TX

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Faculty Jobs
Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title

Adjunct Faculty - Paralegal

Agency

Texas A&M University - Commerce

Department

Political Science

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Commerce, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT:

During the application process the “My Experience” page has a section provided “Attachments (Resume/CV, References, Cover letter, etc.)” to upload required documents.

  • Use the Upload button to add each document.
  • You will be able to upload up to 5 documents. Be aware that the maximum size allowed for any one document is 5MB.
  • All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered.
  • Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.
  • Please do not withdraw your application in an attempt to upload a missing document, instead please email HR for help.

Please provide the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
  • Transcripts (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required upon acceptance of verbal offer).
    If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

If you need assistance, please contact us at HR.Hiring@tamuc.edu

SUMMARY:

Adjunct Faculty refers to an educator hired to teach on a course by course basis throughout an academic year.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage online courses.
  • Teach courses via online live lecture to paralegal students.
  • Develop and manage the class syllabus and ensure that the syllabus meets department and college standards.
  • Plan and create lectures, in-class discussions, and assignments.
  • Assess grades for students based on participation, performance in class, assignments, and examinations.
  • Assist/mentor students as needed.
  • Attend online paralegal program faculty meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: Juris Doctorate.
  • Experience: Three years of experience practicing law. Must have previous experience working with paralegals/legal assistants.
  • Knowledge / Skills: Must be knowledgeable and remain current in the subject matter of assigned courses. Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills to facilitate instruction in classes and engagement with students.
  • Ability to: Multi-task and work cooperatively with others. Have the ability to learn online platforms and conduct virtual meetings with students.
  • Licensing/Professional Certifications: Licensed by a state bar.
  • Physical Requirements: XYZ
  • Other Requirements: XYZ

PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE:

  • Prior College or University teaching experience or other teaching experience related to the legal field.
  • Evidence of teaching excellence.
  • Online or hybrid teaching experience.

SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:

N/A

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

Organization

We are Commerce. We are Lions!

Welcome! We are excited that you want to forge your future with a career at Texas A&M University-Commerce.  Our main campus is located in Commerce, Texas, at the eastern edge of North Texas with multiple instructional sites as well as a robust online presence.  We are proud to be one of the largest universities in the prestigious Texas A&M University System.

Since 1889 A&M-Commerce has educated the people of Texas and, ever increasingly, points beyond. We remain true to our founder William Leonidas Mayo’s creed of “ceaseless industry, fearless investigation, unfettered thought, and unselfish service to others.”

Texas A&M University-Commerce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (903) 886-5080 or HR.Hiring@tamuc.edu.

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