Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Paralegal Program Director, Illinois Central College - Part-time

Paralegal Program Coordinator - Illinois Central College
Salary $18.11 - $20.65 Hour

Closing 8/18/2019 11:59 PM Central


The Coordinator of the Paralegal program is primarily responsible for the day to day administration of the Paralegal program. This position will oversee reporting requirements to ensure the department maintains ABA approval and will also assist adjunct faculty in completing their ICC and departmental reports. This position will be the primary contact for adjunct faculty in the Paralegal program working closely with them beginning with interviews, department onboarding, and continuous communication and training.Essential Functions

This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Coordinate the Paralegal Program by working closely with the adjunct faculty, maintaining textbook selection, planning curriculum, and recommending course schedules
  • Follow ABA reporting guidelines to maintain departmental approval
  • Assist Paralegal students with internship opportunities
  • Provide academic advising for Paralegal Students
  • Facilitate communication between Dean/Associate Dean and Adjunct Faculty
  • Interview and Recommend hire for adjunct faculty
  • Recommend course schedules and faculty assignments to the dean or associate dean that meet student and enrollment
  • Train and support adjunct faculty on using or following department and/or institutional technologies and policies
  • Serve as mentor to new adjunct faculty
  • Contact assigned Adjunct Faculty to offer assistance in completing college and department reports such as attendance rosters and Aware rosters
  • Plan and deliver department orientations to new students and adjuncts
  • Lead departmental student recruitment initiatives
  • Knows, understands and acts in accordance with Illinois Central College's Values, by connecting with students, owning the situation, using opportunities to build relationships, going the extra mile, acting promptly and professionally, and remembering to work as a team.
  • Perform related duties as required
Minimum Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

  • Bachelor's degree in Legal Studies or a related field; OR Associate's degree from an accredited Paralegal Program and 3 years (6,000 hours) of experience working as or with paralegals.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong Organizational and Multitasking skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain cooperative and professional working relationships with others.