UH Law School Advertises for Associate Dean of Student Services

October 24, 2012

Job Announcement

Title:                           Associate Dean of Student Services
Position Number:        0089146  
Hiring Unit:                William S. Richardson School of Law
Location:                     Manoa
Date Posted:                October 22, 2012
Closing Date:              Continuous - application review begins November 15, 2012
Salary Information:     Salary commensurate with experience
Monthly Type:            11 Month
Full Time/Part Time:   Full Time
Temporary/Permanent:  Permanent
Funding:                      General
Other Conditions:        pending position clearance

Duties and Responsibilities

    The Associate Dean of Student Services provides leadership and manages all major matters involving student services at the Law School including, but not limited to, student advising and counseling, professional development/career services, student records, registration, and issues of student conduct and safety. The Associate Dean is a member of the senior management team, provides a direct link between students and the faculty and administration, collaborates closely with admissions and financial aid staff, and has possible teaching opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications

  •     Juris Doctor (J.D.) Degree.
  •     Strong counseling skills.
  •     Progressively responsible administrative experience in a law school or other professional school involving student services administration, or equivalent.
  •     Knowledge of theories, principles, and practices of higher education program administration.

Desirable Qualifications

  •     Extensive relevant experience, preferably at least six years in an academic setting or with academic programs.
  •     Knowledge of personal computers and job related software programs.
  •     Knowledge of the legal profession and professional school accreditation.
  •     Knowledge of law school administration.
  •     Indicia of potential for leadership and creativity in legal education.
  •     Bar passage.

To Apply:

Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, names, contact information (including e-mail address) of at least three professional references and resume. Electronic submissions to: James Pietsch, Professor of Law jpietsch@hawaii.edu preferred.

    William S. Richardson School of Law
    2515 Dole Street
    Honolulu, HI 96822


    James Pietsch; 808-956-6785; jpietsch@hawaii.edu


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Individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation for the application or hiring process are encouraged to contact the EEO/AA coordinator(s) for the respective campus.

Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.

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James H. Pietsch

Professor of Law
(808) 956-6785