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Part-time Paralegal Studies Instructor

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San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCD)

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Date Last Verified

May 04, 2021

Valid Through

Aug 17, 2021

Posted on

May 18, 2017

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


San Mateo, CA, United States

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Part-Time Paralegal Studies Instructor
The candidate will teach courses in the Paralegal Studies Program. Will develop and evaluate curricula appropriate to the different learning needs of students as well as developing student learning outcomes. Provide an equitable classroom environment that promotes learning for every student. Use and stay abreast of current pedagogies and technologies that are effective in a diverse classroom. Consult with students during regularly-scheduled office hours. Perform other professional duties as required by contract or divisional and institutional needs. A Bachelor’s degree or above with 2 years of experience in legal assisting (paralegal) OR an Associate’s degree with six years of experience in legal assisting (paralegal) OR a California Community College credential authorizing service as an instructor in paralegal studies OR the equivalent (see information below) is needed. Active member of the State Bar of California in good standing is needed. Must have completed the General Education requirements for that degree and show evidence of outstanding professional achievement and/or substantial training in the requested field. Experience in teaching or evidence of preparation to teach the full range of college Paralegal Studies courses is needed. Possession of certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program is essential. Experience in computer-based applications and modern technologies for teaching paralegal courses is needed. Knowledge of the issues surrounding the training and employment of paralegals and legal assistant is essential. Experience or familiarity with the development of student learning outcomes and with assessment, as well as program review, for paralegal courses is advantageous. Familiarity with and willingness to expand the use of technology appropriate to the subject areas of the assignment, including distance education is advantageous.

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Posting Number: 2014151F

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Hiring Coordinator
San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCD)
3401 Csm Drive
San Mateo, CA 94402

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