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Professional/Administrative Job Specification 

Job Title: Director, Law School Student Services
Job Code: 000071  



Job Summary

Develop, implement and maintain a program of academic support for law students. Assist law school faculty and staff in identifying and counseling at-risk students. Recruit, train and supervise upper-class law students who will serve as academic counselors. Monitor results of program and modify where necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities

Develop and direct advising and counseling services for academically at-risk students.

Develop, conduct and supervise individual and group sessions on learning strategies, note taking, time management and exam preparation.

Coordinate and develop with faculty a program to address substantive academic deficiencies.

Develop and implement mechanisms for law school faculty and staff to identify and refer at-risk students.

Develop and maintain a means of tracking and reporting results over duration of program.

Recruit and train practicing lawyers, upper-class law students and/or student organizations to serve as academic counselors.

Knowledge, Training and Skills

J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree.


Two years of related experience.

Supervisor Title(s)

Staff and student assistants

Subordinate Title(s)


The intent of this document is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented.

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