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The Charleston School of Law seeks applications for a full-time Assistant Dean of Academic and Bar Success, responsible for the following:

  • Prepare and teach a set curriculum for academic and bar success, including orientation and a combination of some of the following courses: Academic Skills (a required 1L course), Legal Skills (a required 2L course that focuses on the MPT and career-focused skills), and Bar Preparation (a required 3L course). Grade and provide feedback to students.
  • Provide post-graduate bar support and programming, which includes supplemental workshops and one-on-one meetings with graduates as necessary.
  • Meet with and assist students on academic probation, who are at-risk, or who otherwise seek assistance with success in law school.
  • Provide leadership in adapting our curriculum and academic success initiatives given rising admissions credentials and the anticipated rollout of the NextGen bar exam in 2026.
  • Supervise 3 full-time and 1 part-time academic support professionals (who teach a mix of the courses listed above), as well as several adjunct professors and student fellows.
  • Serve on the Dean’s Executive Leadership Team. Qualifications, Requirements, and Preferred Experience: 1. A Juris Doctor degree is required. 2. Bar licensure (active or inactive) in a U.S. jurisdiction is required. 3. Prior experience in academic support and bar support is required. 4. Prior experience supervising other academic support personnel is preferred. 5. Experience teaching academic and bar success courses, such as 1L academic skills, MPT courses, and bar preparation courses, is preferred. 6. Knowledge of the NextGen bar exam is preferred. 7. Good interpersonal skills and a commitment to student success are required. 8. Experience interpreting and using student success data to drive decision-making is preferred. 9. Familiarity with the relevant ABA standards is required.Application requirements: Complete applications consist of a cover letter and resume. Please send application packages as a single PDF to: Laura Morse Human Resources Administrator Charleston School of Law By email to: lmorse@charlestonlaw.edu Or by mail to: P.O. Box 535, Charleston, SC 29402, Attn: Laura Morse Review of applications begins immediately. For fullest consideration, please apply by May 15, 2022.
Chief Financial Officer The Charleston School of Law seeks resumes for a full-time CFO responsible for the following:
  • Serve as CFO/Treasurer with responsibility for receipt of income, payment of obligations, accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls.
  • Serve on the Dean’s Senior Leadership team.
  • Plan and authorize expenditures, monitor overall budget and financial position of the school, coordinate annual budget process with Dean.
  • Advise the Dean on budget forecasts and assist with long-term financial planning.
  • Supervise the Bursar office functions including billing of tuition, receipt of tuition payments, recording of student loans, disbursing loan overages, and maintaining good student relationships. Maintain compliance with applicable regulations regarding receipt and disbursement of student loans as applies to Bursar function.
  • Supervise and monitor accounts payable function to ensure prompt and accurate payment of obligations and maintenance of vendor relationships. Monitor operating cash requirements, travel requests, and the use of company issued credit cards.
  • In coordination with the HR Department, payroll preparation, submission, review, and payroll system reporting. Review quarterly and annual payroll tax returns.
  • Manage and oversee relationship with independent auditors regarding the annual audit and tax filings. Prepare and submit information requested for the financial audit. Work with auditors to resolve questions. Submit completed audits by June 30 to Dept. of Education via EZ Audit System.
  • Ensure that employee and employer 401k contributions are accurately and timely submitted. Prepare annual questionnaires and reports as required by 401k plan for preparation of tax return and other filings.
  • Compile and prepare the financial areas of other required reports, such as the ABA Questionnaire, IPEDs; prepare and submit tax filings such as 1098-T forms, 1099’s and business licenses.
  • Review adjunct spreadsheet and contracts and supervise adjunct payments
Qualifications and Requirements:
  1. A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required. CPA Designation or Advanced Degree is required
  2. A minimum of 10 years’ Minimum of ten years related financial and business experience.
  3. Knowledge of QuickBooks, Excel, and financial statement preparation required. Collaborative management and working style, strong analytical and planning skills, knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, and attention to detail required.
Charleston School of Law is an ABA fully accredited institution reinvigorating the study of law by offering a rich, comprehensive three-year program rooted in excellence. Our campus is located in the Upper King Street district of historic, downtown Charleston. The Law School was founded in 2003 with a mission to instill the values of public service and professionalism in its graduates. Key goals for the Law School are student success and providing opportunities to historically underrepresented groups in the profession. The Law School prides itself on having a talented and accessible faculty and staff. Princeton Review regularly ranks Charleston School of Law as a top institution for faculty accessibility, teaching quality, and resources for women. The School’s Faculty bring significant practice experience to the classroom and include former law firm partners, state and federal prosecutors, defense attorneys, corporate counsel, and military veterans. The Law School is dedicated to maintaining a diverse and inclusive community of students, faculty, and staff that fosters an appreciation for and understanding of people from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Please send resumes to: Laura Morse Human Resources Administrator P.O. Box 535 Charleston, SC 29402 Attn: Laura Morse

The Charleston School of Law seeks resumes for a full-time Receptionist.  This position is responsible for greeting students, staff and visitors, handling all incoming phone calls and performing general administrative duties. The receptionist places, receives, and routes calls for the entire school, supplying information to callers as well as relaying messages and announcing visitors. The receptionist will assist in directing visitors to the proper office or building. This position handles incoming deliveries from all outside contractors as well as notifying recipients of their arrival.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  1. A High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  2. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and other computer skills are required
  3. Organizational skills, effective communication, interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills are required
  4. Prior experience is preferred.

Please send resumes to:

Department of Human Resources
Charleston School of Law

By email to:
csolhr@charlestonlaw.edu

Or by mail to: 
P.O. Box 535
Charleston, SC 29402
Attn: Department of Human Resources

The Charleston School of Law is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, disability, or any other legally protected class.

The Charleston School of Law seeks resumes for the part-time position of Technical Services Assistant. The successful candidate must be detail-oriented, with strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.  The Technical Services Assistant will provide assistance to the Library Systems and Technical Services Specialist in the maintenance of the law library’s materials.  This position will add, label, and shelve new resources for the library collections, assist in projects pertaining to the maintenance of library materials and the electronic catalog, as well as sort and label incoming mail.  This role is also responsible for performing routine shelf checks and collection management.   

Qualifications and Requirements: 

  1. High school degree is required. Enrollment in higher education is preferred; 
  2. Someone who is detail-oriented and enjoys being involved in projects from beginning to end;
  3. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and other computer skills; 
  4. Strong and accurate oral and written communication skills; 
  5. Organizational skills, time management, a high level of attention to detail and confidentiality are essential; 
  6. Ability to take direction and work effectively with others as a team player; 
  7. Prior formal or informal training experience.  

Please send resumes to: 

LAURA MORSE / HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATOR

Or by mail to:

P.O. Box 535
Charleston, South Carolina 29402
Attn: Laura Morse

The Charleston School of Law is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, disability, or any other legally protected class.