Writing is an integral part of legal education and practice and therefore Stanford Law School seeks to hire the expertise of a writing tutor for the 2017-2018 Winter quarter to provide constructive feedback to our students about their writing and to assist them to write like lawyers. This position reports to the Associate Dean for Curriculum. Up to 19 hours per week.
Provide one-on-one tutoring to full range of Law Students (1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls, LLM)
Address students’ writing needs by answering questions and providing feedback about their legal writing
Explain important aspects of legal writing and editing
Identify and correct writing weaknesses
Develop collaborative relationship with students
Promote tutoring services to students
- Other duties may also be assigned
Education and Experience:
Law Degree and substantial practice experience. Experience working in an academic setting (classroom/educational) preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, Ability:
Excellent writing, interpersonal, and oral communication skills with proven ability to instruct and provide constructive feedback.
Professional demeanor and ability to deal with a variety of personalities.
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple deadlines.
Excellent time management skills.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
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