Executive Director, Adjunct Services - Georgetown University Law Center
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The Executive Director, Adjunct Services, plays a critical role in the daily oversight and management of the Law Center's large and distinguished adjunct faculty. The essential responsibilities of the Executive Director will focus, primarily, in four key area:
(1) planning and implementing annual teaching schedules for adjunct faculty members (700+) in the JD and LLM programs for Fall, Spring and Summer sessions, including identifying and recruiting new adjuncts as needed to implement ongoing curricular plans developed in the Office of Academic Affairs;
(2) providing high-quality support to the adjunct faculty on all matters relating to their teaching, including course design; handling student issues; and navigating administrative issues;
(3) managing the annual appointments process for all adjuncts and the onboarding process and orientation of new teachers, including organizing teaching seminars for new and veteran faculty; and
(4) directly supervising three Assistant Directors and one Program Coordinator.
Other duties, including academic advising support, may also be assigned as needed.
This position reports to the Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs and has direct supervisory responsibility for three Assistant Directors and a Program Coordinator in the Office of Academic Affairs. The Executive Director is the primary liaison between the Office of Academic Affairs and other Law Center offices who interact with our adjunct faculty, including but not limited to the Office of the Registrar and IST.
A J.D. is required and at least five years of work experience in a legal or academic setting, including supervisory duties of other employees, is also required.
The successful candidate should be a strong analytical thinker, be strategically minded, and have the discretion and emotional intelligence to communicate well and build trust with others, particularly among the highly accomplished members of our adjunct faculty.
Candidates should demonstrate initiative and the ability to work collegially with a diverse group faculty and staff colleagues within the Law Center.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational skills, and an attention to detail are required.
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