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Paralegal/Legal Assistant Faculty-Lansing
Summary
Title:Paralegal/Legal Assistant Faculty-Lansing
ID:1027
Department:Faculty
Salary Range:N/A
Status:Full-Time
Location:Lansing
Description

Summary:

Provide instruction and assistance to students to facilitate their successful completion of training based upon the prescribed curriculum. 
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned:
 
Meets class at specified time and date, and instructs class for the entire scheduled period.  Be fully prepared for each class and familiar with all relevant software and text material.
 
Creates a learning environment where students are valued and encouraged to learn in a blended learning environment.  Comments to the students are phrased in a positive, constructive manner, highlighting both strengths and areas of improvement needed.
 
Monitors and evaluates the students’ work against stated learning outcomes and works with the students so that a full achievement level is attained.  Grades and returns all assignments and assessments in a timely manner. 
 
Maintains student grades and notes, and attendance in DiamondD on a daily basis.
 
Responsible for completing Mid Term Advising forms for each student half way through each scheduled course. Counsels students on their academic progress in the course and gives guidelines for improvement when necessary.
 
Leads and conducts lectures and labs in accordance to the daily course schedule. Provides students with an understanding of how they will use the course material in a work environment.
 
Monitors attendance, and retention while working the Student Success Department to insure attendance and academic progress.
 
Monitor students currently on probation. Follow corrective action plan and follow up with Student Services if necessary.
 
Ensures a professional work environment in the classroom. Enforces dress code policy and classroom rules.
 
Responsible for cleaning classroom after each class.
 
Participates in weekly faculty meetings. Communicates any student or classroom issues.
 
Maintain contacts with industry employers to stay current on training needs and industry developments.  Provides students with an understanding of how they will use the course material in a work environment.
 
Reviews curriculum updates to become competent and skilled in the courses offered.  Obtains industry certifications as determined necessary by the Institution.  
 
Performs other duties as assigned.
 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position includes supervisory responsibilities of the Teacher Assistant(s) when they are utilized in the classroom.
 
Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
 
Education and/or Experience:
Possess a Paralegal degree with a minimum of two years working experience.  Previous successful teaching experience preferred, but not required. 
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Paralegal certification is preferred but not required.
 
 Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and move about the classroom and/or lab.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision.  The employee must be able to communicate verbally via telephone and face-to-face.
 
Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
The work performed is carried out in an office and classroom setting.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.  There are no environmental hazards.
 
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