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Legal Staff in Arlington, TX

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Company name

ITT Technical Institutes

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

USA Arlington, TX

Date Last Verified

Oct 01,2012

Posted on

Mar 08,2012

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Paralegal Instructor - Adjunct The candidate delivers quality instruction ensuring student satisfaction of instructing students in a classroom or laboratory setting according to program objectives and course syllabi. Develops daily lesson plans to include instructional aids. Teaches material from approved curriculum in accordance with assigned schedule to ensure student satisfaction. Assists students in achieving completion of objectives. Provides regular, accurate and timely feedback to students relative to their performance. Exercises normal classroom supervision to effect a positive learning environment. Advises students on matters related to academics, behavior, and attendance. Participates in school retention initiatives by maintaining productive contact with students and by getting in touch with and offering assistance to absent students. Assists in student concern resolution. Motivates students to actively participate in all aspect of the educational process, including class discussions, demonstrations, outside assignments, research, and enrichment activities. Maintains and reports student grades and attendance in accordance with company policies and school procedures. Completes professional development and in-service activities in accordance with college standards and/or as assigned. Maintains expertise in subject area in order to provide students with current trends and to recommend improvements in curriculum design. Participates in department curriculum implementation and development meetings. Recommends improvement in curriculum design. Instructs students in laboratory safety procedures when applicable. Participates in core course academic support programs, certification programs, and student professional associations at the school when possible. Performs duties in the Learning Resource Center as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in a related area. Faculty teaching upper division or general education courses must have a minimum of a Master's degree or when applicable, an equivalent professional certification. A Professional certification or a Master's degree may also be required for program/subject matter expertise. Formal education degrees must be from an accredited institution recognized by the US Department of Education. Must have a minimum of 15 semester hours in the subject area. The required level of academic preparation may be higher in some states. Should have 3+ years of applicable experience in the subject matter area is required. Teaching experience in post-secondary education at an accredited institution is preferred Paralegals are preferred for Intro to Paralegal, Technology in Law Office, and Legal Research Writing. Experience in presenting material to all levels of employees or students. Possess strong interpersonal skills such as: the ability to build cooperative relationships by being perceptive of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do, selling or influencing others convincing others to change their minds or actions and ability to utilize different methods and mediums to deliver course material. Should be able to efficiently utilize a personal computer and related software including Microsoft Office, course management system software, and Internet proficiencies. Proven educational or administrative experience in solving complex problems for individuals or teams. Experience with analyzing and identifying the strengths and weaknesses of options and exercise critical thinking, problem solving, and judgment skills. Past history of developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time. Must be able to obtain and maintain licenses if applicable as required by state or accrediting commissions.

Additional info

Tracking Code: 2011-8253

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
ITT Technical Institutes
551 Ryan Plaza Drive
Arlington, Texas
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