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DIRECTOR, LAW & ENTREPRENEURSHIP CLINIC

Apply now Job no: 244476-AS
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Department:LAW & ENTREPRENEURSHIP CLINIC
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional Category

Job Summary:

Founded in 2009, the L&E Clinic is a clinical program offered as part of the experiential training provided to students at the University of Wisconsin Law School (Law School). Over the years, the L&E Clinic has grown into a dynamic firm of experienced supervising attorneys and talented law students. The L&E Clinic provides free legal services worth over $1.5 million to approximately 300 Wisconsin entrepreneurs per year. At the L&E Clinic, we pride ourselves on being as entrepreneurial as our clients and are continuously looking for ways to grow our reach to meet the needs of new populations and communities.

The Director will report to the Associate Dean for Experiential Learning.

The Director of the L&E Clinic is a leader, administrator, and educator responsible for the following:

Leadership:
Ensure the development of ideas and plans for new projects and programs that reflect the dynamism of the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Conduct outreach, networking, and collaborations with other entrepreneurial organizations on campus, in the community, and throughout the State of Wisconsin.
Collaborate and connect with other entrepreneurial clinics at other universities throughout the country.
Solicit funds through grants and donations to fund the operations of the L&E Clinic.
Develop and contribute professionally, engaging in continuous learning and activities that are consistent with the Law School's Clinical Promotions & Hiring Standards and Procedures.

Administration:
Manage the administrative and operational aspects of the L&E Clinic, including working with Law School and university administration to effectively and efficiently lead the L&E Clinic.
Manage the staff of the L&E Clinic, including assisting team members in managing resources, opportunities, time, and information, and in helping clinicians manage their non-teaching professional activities and agendas consistent with the Clinical Promotions & Hiring Standards and Procedures.
Perform other duties to support the mission of the L&E Clinic and Law School on an as-needed basis.

Education:
Assist in the design, development, and delivery of L&E Clinic classes and programs, including ensuring class content that reflects the changing entrepreneurial and legal landscapes, recruiting high-caliber students, developing formative assessments, and evaluating the effectiveness of classes and programs.
Mentor and supervise law students, including helping them develop client relationship skills, professionalism, and quality work products.
Oversee the maintenance of an active client list that helps ensure an academically challenging environment for students.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Required
Terminal Degree
JD required.

Qualifications:

Admission to the Wisconsin bar (or eligibility for admission on motion to the Wisconsin bar) required.
Previous teaching experience highly preferred.
Multiple years' experience in transactional legal work highly preferred.
Strong networking skills, including sociability, resourcefulness, diplomacy, cultural sensitivity, and discretion.
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders including governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations, entrepreneurs, policymakers, practitioners, experts, and donors.
Ability to set goals, resolve problems in a timely manner, and make decisions that enhance an organization's effectiveness.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people.

Additional Information:

The successful candidate will be hired at the associate clinical professor or full clinical professor level commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Department(s):

A451056-LAW SCHOOL/LAW & ENTREPRENEURSHIP CLINIC

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

MAY 01, 2022

Salary:

Minimum $95,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

How to Apply:

Applicants must apply through the Jobs at UW website (www.jobs.wisc.edu). Full consideration date is December 5th, 2021, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Contact:

Justin Boehm
justin.boehm@wisc.edu
608-890-4466
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Official Title:

Clinical Professor(IC009) or Associate Clinical Professor(IC010)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

244476-AS

  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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