Job Details

Legal Staff Paralegal in Philadelphia, PA

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Company name

Community College of Philadelphia

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area


Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Philadelphia, PA

Date Last Verified

Sep 14,2018

Posted on

Aug 07,2018

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Paralegal Studies Faculty The candidate will be responsible for program planning and development, course and program assessment, and curricular and course review. Actively participate in the academic life of the College; including participation in graduation, recruitment events, general assemblies, student life activities and other cross functional teams. Create learning opportunities for students inside and outside of the classroom including opportunities to teach dual-enrollment high school students. Communicate effectively, share vision, focus on people, initiate positive change, value differences and foster collaboration. Work with and inspire others to achieve college, department, and individual success. Proactively identify/address problems. Establish an inclusive environment in the classroom. Participation in continual assessment and course updates to ensure excellence in meeting program and student learning outcomes. Strive for excellence in teaching, applying best practices in relevant field, and modeling behaviors that encourage student success and retention. Utilize innovative teaching strategies and technologies for online learning and other technology tools to meet the learning needs of a diverse student population. Maintain office hours to meet with students outside of the classroom and respond to questions or concerns. Commitment to professional learning and growth, student mentoring, and service to the profession. Remain current in the use of technology, developments within the field of discipline, and developments related to teaching and student success.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Juris Doctor Degree from an ABA-accredited law school, and experience working as or supervising paralegals. Active license to practice law and experience in the practice of law. Experience teaching legal technology courses, including content related to e-discovery, e-filing, case management software, office management software and trial presentation software. Experience teaching Relativity or comparable e-discovery database software. Experience teaching civil litigation. Experience teaching paralegal studies at an ABA approved program. Experience teaching paralegal studies at an urban and/or community college. Experience coordinating and/or managing a paralegal studies program. Will undergo successful completion of background checks in accordance with the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law. Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. Demonstrate a sense of connection and responsibility for helping the College to achieve success through a commitment to its mission, vision, and values. Demonstrate an understanding of, and sensitivity to, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of the College’s faculty, staff and students.

Additional info

Requisition Number: FAC00267. To apply complete an online application. Cover letter of interest and CV/resume. Name and contact information for three (3) professional references required.

Company info

Stephen M. Curtis
President, Chairman
Community College of Philadelphia
1700 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130