Faculty, Family Law

Northcentral University
Full time
Legal
United States
Hiring from: Anywhere

Part time faculty, JFK Family Law


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What We Are Looking For


The School of Law at Northcentral University seeks applications for a non-tenure track, Adjunct Professor in Family Law for our online JD program.


Adjunct Professors may teach JD courses as assigned. Primary responsibility is to engage students, offer excellent feedback, and inspire students to achieve course and program outcomes relevant to the JD program. This position works closely with other faculty teaching in the discipline, Assistant Dean and Dean.


Essential Functions


The role of Adjunct Professor may include teaching courses within the JD Program.



  • Demonstrates a commitment to Northcentral’s vision, mission, and goals and those of the School of Law.

  • Promotes a graduate culture of scholarship, teaching, service, and practice.

  • Demonstrates commitment to and capacity for Teaching through Engagement teaching model.

  • Teaches courses in the JD Program.

  • Participates in initial and ongoing training.

  • Contributes to developing training materials and provides input on improving training, courses, and processes.

  • Participates in trial use of new technologies and integrates new technologies into their teaching.

  • Participates in faculty and staff meetings.

  • Maintains contact with students via phone, video conferencing, and email through their courses.

  • Works collaboratively with Academic Advisors to ensure student engagement and success.

  • Exercises academic freedom in teaching course content and achieving learning outcomes in accordance with University policy, procedures, and curricula.

  • Participates in program and student assessment procedures, program review, and accreditation efforts.

  • Performs all educational services in accordance with NCU policies and procedures, the Family Education Rights to Privacy Act, Northcentral University’s Code of Conduct and all other state and federal laws.

  • Complete all required professional development activities as defined in the Faculty Handbook.

  • Tasks and projects as assigned by the Dean, or NCU administrators.

  • Reasonable and consistent attendance to fulfill requirements of the position.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities



  • Experience in legal doctrine and practice, as well as in teaching legal courses.

  • Skilled in verbal and written communication.

  • Skill in operating equipment, such as personal computer, fax, copier, phone systems.

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

  • A desire to mentor students through the course.

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, with a proven ability to provide timely feedback to students.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and other application in the Microsoft Office suite.


Education and Experience



  • Juris Doctor degree in law or a related field from a regionally accredited institution

  • Online teaching experience preferred.

  • Curriculum development experience preferred.

  • Experience with the online delivery of education and the systems that support it.

  • Proficiency in the use of technology in the delivery of education.

  • Experience in Higher Education preferred.

  • Experience working in a technology-driven enterprise preferred.

  • All skills, abilities and education will be considered for minimum qualifications.


Working Conditions


This position operates in a remote, home office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, printers, and phones.


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