Successful candidate will play a central role in helping to innovate, manage, and supervise Harvard Law School's vigorous and expanding program in negotiation, mediation, dispute resolution, facilitation. Clinical Instructors will work directly with the Director of the Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program and are also expected to be engaged broadly in the life of the Law School and in the life of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.
Reporting to the Director of the Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program, the Clinical Instructor is responsible for recruiting and developing clinical project opportunities and for building and maintaining client relationships. Will assist in continuing to build, plan, and administer clinical program in negotiation, mediation, facilitation, and dispute resolution. Will help develop training curriculum and materials for students in program. Will supervise students in Harvard Dispute Systems Design Clinic, including meeting regularly to discuss developments in their projects, and providing regular, detailed feedback. Will help supervise administrative aspects of program, including case management and development, web resources, and publicity.
Pending nomination and faculty committee review, clinical instructor may serve as Lecturer on Law during the winter or spring semesters, leading a section in the Negotiation Workshop under the direction of the course leader. Duties as a lecturer include course planning, preparation and delivery of lectures, supervision of and feedback to students, and working collaboratively with the other members of the teaching team. Performs other duties as assigned.
This is a term appointment expected to extent through June 30, 2022 contingent upon continued available funding and business needs.
All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.
Salary Grade: 058
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Must have JD earned more than 3 years ago and be a member of the bar in good standing.
Experience with theory and practice of dispute resolution, including negotiation, mediation, dispute systems design, and facilitation dialogue required. A conflict check will be required as part of the hiring process.
2+ yrs business and/or legal experience with focus on negotiation and dispute resolution and/or facilitation and dialogue desirable, as is some experience in clinical legal setting or direct supervision and mentoring of junior attorneys or professionals. Should be passionate about working with students and about developing field of negotiation and dispute resolution, and have long term interest in pursuing career in negotiation and dispute resolution. Superior interpersonal skills, proven capacity to work as a team member, sound judgment, an entrepreneurial attitude, exceptional ethical standards, strong mentoring ability, deft management skills, and outstanding writing and verbal skills required.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 48848BR
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