Law Faculty Coordinator (Academic Coordinator)-(170001NE)
University of Maryland Baltimore is currently seeking a Law Faculty Coordinator (Academic Coordinator) for Frances King Carey School of Law. Under limited supervision, the selected candidate provides technical and administrative support to law faculty which involves researching the law, investigating facts, and assisting in the preparation and publication of legal scholarly books and articles for publication, presentations, and other works. For assigned faculty, the incumbent prepares all course related materials, including exams, manages Blackboard courses and provides general administrative support. This work involves extensive interaction with students.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Provides general planning and direction in order to develop and facilitate the day-to-day activities for law faculty, which includes coordinating course materials, schedules, and providing administrative support, including travel arrangements and reimbursements.
Provides statistical data analysis for faculty research and designs charts and graphs.
Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, legal articles, recorded judicial decisions, treatise, constitutions, and legal codes for law publications and articles by investigating cited facts and other key references. Work includes citation formatting and checking.
Develops and maintains databases, course materials (including exams), Blackboard courses, as well as monitors and evaluates faculty program operating procedures.
Drafts large numbers of recommendation letters for students applying for clerkships.
Performs other administrative duties having a significant impact on the overall academic program.
Bachelor's Degree required.
Two years related administrative experience
Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:
Working knowledge of the structure of federal and state legislative and judicial bodies; the methods and processes of legal decisions and lawmaking; legal terminology; and legal writing requirements.
Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
Skill in researching, analyzing, and preparing legal scholarship.
Skill in working with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 365 applications to produce documents and maintain information; proficiency in WORD, EXCEL, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat. Skill in using other standard office equipment, in composing a variety of correspondence, in managing filing systems, in gathering and summarizing information, in maintaining confidentiality and handling sensitive matters with discretion and tact; and in interacting with faculty, students and staff in a courteous and efficient manner.
Ability to effectively use the Law Library resources and conduct legal research.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Hiring Range: High $40K to Low $50K - Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, globa...l health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.