William & Mary Law School- Director of Clinical Programs & Clinical Professor of Law

25 Mar 2021 10:34 AM | Kathryn Pierce Banks (Administrator)
WILLIAM & MARY LAW SCHOOL – Director of Clinical Programs & Clinical Professor of Law-The Clinical Program Director for William & Mary Law School is responsible for managing a dynamic program currently composed of nine clinics and one policy center. The Director will report to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and will be a 12-month faculty with security of position or eligible for security of position (depending upon experience). The Director will be classified as a Clinical Professor of Law or Clinical Associate Professor of Law, depending upon experience. In addition to managing the clinical program, the Director will personally direct a clinic or center and teach a fall and spring clinical course. The Director will be responsible for maintaining a robust and diverse clinical program through supporting existing clinics and clinical faculty, developing new clinics as practicable, and setting strategic goals for the future of the clinical program and clinical faculty. The Director will be responsible for managing and supervising all aspects of clinical program administrative operations. The Director will direct communication and marketing for the clinical program and will develop and execute fundraising initiatives for the clinical program in partnership with the law school administration and through grant-writing efforts.

Required Qualifications:

- JD from ABA accredited law school, with a record of academic achievement
- Outstanding oral and written communication skills
- At least five years of legal practice experience (can include judicial clerkship experience)
- A past record of clinical teaching and leadership, including 3-5 years directing a legal clinic
- Admission to a state bar; if not a member of the Virginia bar, willingness to become a member of the Virginia bar

Preferred Qualifications:

- Prior Experience Directing a Clinical Education Program
- Admission to the Virginia Bar
- Demonstrated success with grant-writing and fundraising

Job Open Date: 03/19/2021

Review Begin Date: 04/19/2021

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Category: Instructional Faculty

Special Application Instructions: For full consideration, please submit resume/CV and cover letter by the review date, 4/19/21.

Optional- Candidates are invited to include a statement about their past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. This can be submitted as an attachment using the “other doc” option.

Background Check Statement: William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement: William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Benefits Summary Statement: FT, Quasi FT Positions: William & Mary offers our employees a full array of benefits including retirement, health insurance with options for expanded dental and vision along with group and optional life insurance with coverage for spouse and children, flexible spending accounts, and an EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Our employees enjoy additional university benefits such as educational assistance, professional development, wellness benefits, and a robust holiday schedule. All employees have access to fitness facilities on campus. Staff members also have access to the university libraries, and much more. To learn more, go to: https://www.wm.edu/offices/hr/currentemployees/benefits/index.php

Required Documents

1.     Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2.     Cover Letter

Interested candidates should apply using William & Mary’s online application link, available at: https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/40969

Please contact Stacy Kern-Scheerer, Director, W&M Law School Immigration Clinic, at sekernscheerer@wm.edu with any questions.


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