The paralegal adjunct is responsible for providing instructional support through constructive, focused feedback to ensure students meet the established learning objectivesThe primary function of the paralegal adjunct is to evaluate and grade subjective assignments/projects to assist students in achieving their educational goalsIn addition, the adjunct will be responsible for answering emails for students and assisting with program related questionsThe adjunct will also be responsible for grading final projects for penn foster, ashworth college and dec. This is a fully remote position with flexible hours.
Essential job functions:
Objectively and accurately evaluate student assignments and projects. Provide clear and effective feedback to students. Respond to all emails within 24 hours (weekdays) and 48 hours (weekends). Grade all assignments within the 5 day turnaround time frame. Complete the necessary steps to ensure that grades are properly recorded with the school. Correspond with students as may be required by the exam evaluation. Adjunct may provide input to instructional staff regarding areas of student difficulty. Adjunct may be asked to develop grading rubrics as directed by the instructional staff. Participate in special grading projects which may be required by the instructional staff. Participate in ongoing accreditation projects as needed.
Knowledge, skills, abilities:
Must possess an associate degree in paralegal studiesA bachelor’s or mba is preferredPrior paralegal experience is requiredPrior teaching experience in an online learning environment preferred.
Must have excellent computer skillsAbility to work independently, think critically, communicate effectively and efficiently, multitask, and enjoy being part of a team.
Equal employment opportunity:
At penn foster we are proud to be an equal employment opportunity employerWe are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversityWe do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.
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