Director of Externship and Field Placement Programs University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF04548 Recruitment Period Open May 2nd, 2019 through Friday, Jun 28, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
The UCLA School of Law is seeking applications for the Director of Externship and Field Placement Programs. The Director will develop, teach in, and manage the externship and field placements component of the Experiential Education Program at UCLA School of Law. The Director will work closely with the Assistant Dean for Experiential Education to administer policies and programs that uplift UCLA School of Law's excellent learning opportunities for students and its strong commitment to public service.
The Director will work with faculty and law school administrators to develop and manage the three chief components of the Externship and Field Placement Programs, which include the full-time agency, full-time judicial, and part-time externship programs. As needed, the Director may teach the classroom components of the externship programs and/or other courses and related workshops. The Director will collaborate with administrators of the UCDC Law Program, in which students work as externs in congressional offices, regulatory agencies and other government and non-profit placements in Washington, D.C. The Director will be responsible for ensuring that students receive rigorous educational experiences in the field as well as high-quality faculty supervision.
The Director will work under the general direction of the Assistant Dean for Experiential Education, and may take on a broader range of administrative duties within the Experiential Education Program, depending on programmatic needs. Minimum requirements include an excellent academic record; a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school; established relationships with local public interest legal service providers or professional organizations; and demonstrated management, administrative and organizational skills. Candidates should be a member of a state bar in a jurisdiction requiring an examination; however, California state bar admission is preferred. Also desirable is prior successful teaching experience, particularly in the experiential setting. The salary and level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a full-time, year-round, academic, non-tenure track position. This appointment is subject to the rules and regulations of the Regents of the University of California, which are mostly embodied in The UCLA CALL and the University of California Academic Personnel Manual. (See https://www.apo.ucla.edu/policies/the-call; and http://www.ucop.edu/acadpersonnel/apm/welcome.html.)
Application Instructions and Deadline: Confidential review of applications, nominations and expressions of interest will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by Friday, May 31, 2019, but will be considered thereafter through June 28, 2019 or until the position is filled. Please apply online at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04548 by submitting pdf copies of a cover letter, current resume, and the names and addresses for at least three professional references. The successful candidate will be expected to start in the fall.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability,age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (http: //policy. ucop. edu/doc/4000376/Nondiscrim Affirm Act).
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.