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ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE POSTS OF TUTOR – EUGENE DUPUCH LAW SCHOOL

ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE POSTS OF TUTOR – EUGENE DUPUCH LAW SCHOOL

The Council of Legal Education invites applications from attorneys-at-law qualified to practice law in the Commonwealth Caribbean for the posts of Tutor at the Eugene Dupuch Law School, Nassau, The Bahamas.

Applicants would be expected to demonstrate competence in at least two (2) of the following areas of law:
• Civil Procedure & Practice;
• Legal Drafting & Interpretation; and
• Remedies

The successful applicant will be expected to assume duties on Wednesday, August 1, 2018. The position is a full-time one and no outside employment may be undertaken without the prior approval of the Council of Legal Education. The appointment will be by contract for three (3) years in the first instance and is renewable.

THE APPLICANT
Applicants must be attorneys-at-law with at least five (5) years practical, professional experience. Applicants should indicate their professional interest and area(s) of legal expertise.

Knowledge of the laws of the Commonwealth Caribbean is essential. Applicants are expected to have experience in information and communications technology. Qualifications and/or experience in various aspects of educational pedagogy including quality assurance, teaching and learning methodologies and assessment and evaluation techniques would be an asset.

THE POSITION
The duties and responsibilities of the post include:

Management/Administrative
1. Comply with all obligations, responsibilities and schedules in respect of teaching in assigned area (s) of the course of study.
2. Participate in course management discussions with the Senior Tutor.
3. Ensure that all relevant class registers accurately record student attendance and are promptly filed with the Registrar at the end of each class or activity.
4. Participate on committees of the Council of Legal Education and the Law School such as the Examination and Academic Committees.
5. Prepare annual self-report on activities e.g. teaching, public service and publications.
6. Contribute to the development of the academic timetable.
7. Collaborate with other Tutors to enhance synergies and cross-fertilization between courses.
8. Provide professional leadership and supervision to any Tutor with responsibilities related to a course that you direct/manage, to ensure consistency in content and delivery and adherence to duties and responsibilities related to the delivery of such course.

Technical/Professional
1. Teach /train students in legal practice and procedure and the law.
2. Prepare assessments and examinations in accordance with relevant regulations.
3. Mark scripts for both assessments and examinations and return same to the Registrar within prescribed schedules determined by the Registrar.
4. Research legal matters related to curriculum using all available resources.
5. Research and publish scholarly and pedagogical works
6. Access online Library resources.
7. Review course content and update where necessary.
8. Assist in the coaching and mentoring of students in relation to moots and competitions and any other student activity requiring guidance from faculty.
9. Participate in peer assessment as required.
10. Facilitate discussions with students outside of lectures/tutorials /seminars.
11. Contribute to the institutional life of the Law School, the legal profession and public affairs.
12. Assist in the Legal Aid Clinic.

Professional Conduct and Development
1. Research and engage in/pursue professional development opportunities.
2. Participate positively in performance management discussions and exercises/activities.
3. Maintain professional conduct based on the values, human resource policies and practices of the Law School.
4. Engage in and facilitate healthy working relationships with co-workers and external business partners.

Other Duties
1. Will be required to perform other duties from time to time as assigned by the Principal in consultation with the Senior Tutor.

THE APPLICATION

A letter of application, curriculum vitae and supporting documents and references from three (3) referees should be submitted not later than Friday, June 15, 2018 to:

(i) The Principal, Eugene Dupuch Law School, Old NIB Building/ Parliamentary Registration Building, Farrington Rd., Nassau, The Bahamas; and

(ii) by e-mail to admin@edls.edu.bs

Competitive salary and allowances offered. Information relating to salary and allowances may be directed to the Office of the Principal, Eugene Dupuch Law School at 1-242-326-8507/8

Only short-listed applications will be acknowledged. Late applications will not be considered.