The University of South Dakota School of Law invites applications for the position of Lecturer of Experiential Learning. The position will be at either the lecturer or the senior lecturer level, based on experience and qualifications. A lecturer at the University of South Dakota School of Law is considered a full member of the faculty. The successful applicant will receive a 12-month appointment for the 2018-2019 year. The term is renewable and is evaluated on a yearly basis.
The position will be responsible for developing and overseeing the experiential learning compliance programs in areas of trust, banking and health. The position will also assist the Experiential Learning Director in the continued development of the pro bono program, as well as supervising and coordinating pro bono work. As the position matures, there will be the possibility of expanding into the development of additional clinics, practicums, and other experiential learning initiatives. It is likely that the Lecturer of Experiential Learning will assist with a limited number of co-curricular events and/or be an advisor or co-advisor to one of the major co-curricular activities and may be asked to help teach an experiential course. The experiential lecturer will be expected to perform a significant number of activities in Sioux Falls and surrounding communities. Unique opportunities could also be coordinated in other areas of the state.
Depending on experience and expertise, teaching other substantive courses is negotiable.
All applicants must apply online. For more information, and to apply online, visit http://yourfuture.sdbor.edu/postings/10896. All applications should include: application letter, vita, and names and addresses of three current references. For application assistance or accommodation, call 605-677-5671. Position is open until filled.
Inquiries may be directed to Tiffany C. Graham, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, University of South Dakota School of Law, 414 East Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069. You may also send a message by email to Tiffany.Graham@usd.edu, or you may call at 605-677-5393.
Diversity and inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA
The successful applicant must be a licensed attorney in a United States jurisdiction (a state or the District of Columbia) by the time of the appointment.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About University of South Dakota School Of Law
The mission of the School of Law is to prepare the lawyers and judges who will administer federal, state, and Native American tribal justice systems in South Dakota and to provide a legal education to South Dakota residents, along with nonresidents who choose to attend the School, which will serve as a solid foundation for the practice of law or other professional careers anywhere in the world.
The School of Law does this by providing a doctrinal and humanistic education, supplemented by skills and technical training, in which classroom study and practice skills are of complementary value. As a state-supported public institution and the only law school in South Dakota, the department has a special obligation to provide a basic law degree program of high-quality professional graduate level education in order to produce a sufficient supply of lawyers to meet the current and future needs of South Dakota and to afford qualified South Dakota citizens the opportunity to enter the practice of law in any state.
The School of Law has a special obligation to engage in scholarly legal research and service in order to meet community, tribal, state, national, and international needs, to... support instruction, to expand knowledge of the law, and to improve the legal infrastructure for the pursuit of justice.