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Adjunct Associate Professor, Paralegal / legal Assistant Studies

Company name

San Joaquin Delta College

Organization Type

Academic

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

May 04, 2021

Valid Through

Aug 17, 2021

Posted on

Feb 04, 2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 52 to 79 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Stockton, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Adjunct Associate Professor, Paralegal / legal Assistant Studies
The candidate teaches organized classes primarily in the Law discipline. Instruct courses in Law in accordance with credit course outlines approved by the Board of Trustees. Maintain expertise in current teaching methods, discipline knowledge, and discipline specific technologies. Assist students in achieving stated course objectives. Evaluate the progress of each student and notify students in need of counseling services and/or tutorial assistance. Track student learning outcomes and maintain records of student learning outcomes. Participate in the departmental process of curriculum review, modification, and the assessment of student learning outcomes in order to make the program successful. Support the Division Dean in cooperating with campus and community groups to provide programs, courses, and information relevant to the needs of the students and various programs. Coordinate with other faculty in the selection of textbooks, audiovisual and other instructional materials. Complete various reporting procedures as required for student evaluation, course reporting, equipment and supply purchases and tracking, and budget development. Assist the Division Dean in the preparation of required reports by providing requested information. Attend various departmental, divisional and campus-wide activities and events as required. Plan and complete approved professional development flex activities each semester. Perform other necessary duties as assigned by the Division Dean and as outlined in Board Policy. Must have any bachelor's degree and 2+ years of professional experience; OR any associate's degree and 6+ years of professional experience. Experience in teaching postsecondary courses in Law, Paralegal Studies, and/or Legal Assisting, such as, but not limited to, theoretical concepts and practical skills needed for paralegal/legal assistant employment and related law and/or paralegal/legal assistant studies courses pursuant to the guidelines of the American Bar Association Standing Committee for the approval of paralegal programs desired. Experience and willingness to assist with mock trial team courses, coaching, training, critiquing, team and volunteer recruiting and retention, event planning and preparation, marketing, scheduling, rehearsals, competitions, rule and law interpretation and explanation, fundraising, traveling, and related activities preferred. Current experience as an attorney and/or paralegal/legal assistant or working with paralegal/legal assistants in fields of law related to courses and programs offered by the college desired. Computer literacy in legal software, on-line legal research tools, legal technology, and application programs preferred. CORE Registered Paralegal, PACE Registered Paralegal, Certified Paralegal (CP), Certified Legal Assistant (CLA), Professional Paralegal (PP), American Alliance Certified Paralegal (AACP), Legal Nurse Consultant Certified (LNCC), and/or Certified Legal Manager certification desired. Current training in the paralegal or related field preferred. Earned Master's or Doctorate, especially a J.D., L.L.B., or L.L.M. degree preferred. Knowledge/experience in the field of law and/or legal assisting (paralegal studies), especially teaching experience desired. Demonstrated exemplary teaching practices in law, legal assisting (paralegal studies), and/or mock trial a plus. Possession of certificate from an ABA approved paralegal (legal assisting) program desired. Active member of the State Bar of California in good standing preferred.

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Reference: 1800002M.

Company info

Hiring coordinator
San Joaquin Delta College
5151 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95207

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