Founded in 1900 as Florida’s first law school, Stetson University College of Law has educated outstanding lawyers, judges and other leaders for more than 100 years. Stetson is ranked #1 in trial advocacy and #3 in legal writing by U.S. News & World Report. In 1954, the College moved from Stetson’s main campus in DeLand to Gulfport, nestled in the Tampa Bay region, one of the eighteenth largest metropolitan areas in the United States. The College of Law opened a satellite campus in downtown Tampa in 2004. Stetson is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and has been a member of the Association of American Law Schools since 1931. Stetson College of Law is internationally known for its programs in Advocacy, Legal Writing, Elder Law, Environmental Law, and Higher Education Law. We encourage interested applicants to visit our website at http://www.stetson.edu/law to learn more about Stetson, our community, and our programs. The law school is a part of Stetson University, with a College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, and School of Music in DeLand, and a university satellite center in Celebration.
The Assistant Director participates in the development and implementation of a comprehensive program that partners with students and alumni from admission through bar passage. The Assistant Director is primarily responsible for academic counseling, planning and presenting academic skills workshops, and coaching alumni who are studying for the bar exam.
Qualifications include: JD degree from an ABA accredited law school, required. A member in good standing with the Bar, required. One to three years’ experience in legal academic support, preferred.
Candidate must have a high level of organization, flexibility, sound judgment, and interpersonal skills and strong written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to make large and small group presentations. Legal practice experience, required. Ability to maintain confidentiality pursuant to FERPA and other regulations, required. Ability to conduct basic statistical analysis, preferred. Teaching experience, preferred.
Stetson University College of Law is ranked #1 in trial advocacy and #3 in legal writing education by U.S. News. Stetson leads the nation in blending legal doctrine with practical training. Since being founded in 1900 as Florida's first law school, Stetson has prepared students to become highly skilled, ethical lawyers and leaders. Our graduates include prominent attorneys, judges, CEOs and advocates for positive change. Stetson Law is located in Tampa Bay, Florida, home to a diverse legal community and to hundreds of clinic and externship opportunities for our law students.