Director, College of Law

Arizona State University

Posted: 6/9/2020

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: Legal

Primary domain: Education

City: Phoenix

Postal code: 85212

State: Arizona

Country: United States

Organization Information:

Budget:

Not Available

Website:

https://www.asu.edu

Mission statement:

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. 

Position Details:

Job Description:

Director, College of Law

Arizona State University

College Of Law

Campus: Downtown Phoenix

60973BR

 

Job Description:

Arizona State University's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law seeks a proactive individual with a deep knowledge of the criminal justice system and a commitment to its reform to help run the Academy for Justice, a grant-funded effort to bridge the gap between academia and on-the-ground criminal justice reform by making scholarly research and ideas accessible to policymakers and the general public. Under a working title to be determined as part of the hiring process, this individual will be a key driver in helping the Academy achieve the following goals:

·        To make academic research and scholarly expertise available to legislators, executive-branch policymakers, judges, and other government decision-makers charged with designing and implementing America’s criminal justice system;

·        To sponsor and promote accessible, evidence-based academic research regarding America’s criminal justice system and to connect such research to interesting developments in criminal justice reform;

·        To create and support a community of scholars who serve as a vital resource for the media on issues of criminal justice reform;

·        To convene events focused on specific criminal justice issues that bring together academics, policymakers, the media, and the general public; and

·        To collaborate and create partnerships with major local and national organizations focused on criminal justice reform

·        The director will work closely with the Executive Director and under the direction of the Faculty Director and the Dean and/or an Associate Dean of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.


Salary Range:

$80,000 - $110,000 per year; DOE


Close Date:

30-June-2020


Essential Duties:

·        Specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

·        Working with Academy faculty, staff, and affiliates to organize and promote the Academy’s work and events to a wide range of audiences

·        Organizing and running weekly and ad hoc meetings

·        Making academic research and scholarly expertise accessible and available to legislators, executive-branch policymakers, judges, and other government decision-makers charged with designing and implementing America’s criminal justice system

·        Creating and supporting a community of scholars who can serve as a vital resource for the media on issues of criminal justice reform

·        Generating content to be used to promote evidence-based criminal justice reform

·        Coordinating with affiliated scholars and others to solicit contributions and otherwise generate content for the Academy’s website

·        Identifying and pursuing grant opportunities to further support the Academy’s work

·        Coordinating and partnering with other organizations focused on criminal justice reform

·        Performing other duties as assigned to assist and support the program and the law school

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Juris Doctorate.


Desired Qualifications:

·        Broad experience with and knowledge of the criminal justice system

·        Experience creating deep connections with those who work in the criminal justice system, including the those focused on reform

·        Ability to work well with a variety of people with varied political views and views on the criminal justice system

·        Evidence of networking capabilities

·        Evidence of effective writing skills


Working Environment:

·        Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse.

·        Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.

·        Use ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions.


Department Statement:

Led by Dean Doug Sylvester, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is one of the country’s preeminent law schools. Ranked a top 7 public law school and No. 24 nationally by U.S. News & World Report; ASU Law provides comprehensive and personalized legal education through graduate programs with a wide range of courses, popular focus areas, and unique experiences. The law school ranks Top 20 in the nation for job placement and No. 1 in the state for student outcomes. Located in a state-of-the-art building in downtown Phoenix, ASU Law is steps away from the legal, political, and economic heart of Arizona. For more information, visit law.asu.edu.


ASU Statement:

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.


ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree


AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.


Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.


Relocation Assistance – For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/relocation-services.


ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.


Background Check Statement:

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.


Instructions to Apply:

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.


Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.


Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.


ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.


Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.


IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.


Benefits:

Not Specified

Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Posting Expiration Date:

8/8/2020

How to Apply:


 

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