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Faculty (Rank TBD) / Legal Externship Director - 997308

Apply Now Job Number: 503873
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Law - Teaching
Categories: Faculty - Business & Law

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Job Title: Faculty (Rank TBD) / Legal Externship Director - 997308
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. The Director is responsible for teaching and leading the academic courses for students enrolled in Externship Programs.
2. Approves and monitors externship placements, including conducting site visits, training supervisors and identifying and addressing issues that arise during an externship.
3. Counsels students considering enrollment in an externship.
4. Creates and supervises new externship programs and clinics for specific practice areas.
5. Creates, supervises, and develops curricula for full-time externships and externships outside of the area (including students externing internationally through this program).
6. Serves as a contact person for students and the public at-large for the externship programs.
7. Collaborates with and supervises other faculty and administrators on the development and promotion of the law school's clinical legal education curriculum.
8. Assesses the success of the externship program and works with the dean's office and office of career services to coordinate NSU’s professional identity formation curriculum.
9. Participates in national academic discourse regarding externship programs through conferences, on-line discussions, and, as time permits.
10. Prepares memoranda, collects and analyzes data and other material, and maintains records about specific externship sites, student performance, and the externship programs in general.
11. Ensures that all the school of law externship programs comply with pertinent ABA standards and AALS bylaws.
12. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions:  
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:  
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: Juris-Doctor (J.D.) degree, LLM, or similar degree.
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: Post J.D. legal experience, including significant experience as a trial lawyer, criminal or civil.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Juris-Doctor (J.D.) degree.
2. Experience working with law students or recent law school graduates as a supervisor, mentor, teacher, or instructor.
3. Membership in a state bar association.
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? No  
Pre-Employment Conditions:

To ensure a safe learning environment for students and staff, as a condition of employment the selected candidate will need to provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment or an approved exemption and reasonable accommodation.


Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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