Instructor and Curriculum Chair – Paralegal (Tenure Track)

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:  Department of Behavioral & Social Sciences/Division of Business, Behavioral/Social Sciences, Public & Human Services

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Department of Behavioral/Social Sciences seeks a highly motivated candidate to teach courses in paralegal and serve as Curriculum Chair of the Paralegal Studies curriculum in accordance with the Guidelines set forth by the American Bar Association.  These functions include, but are not limited to, defining major program objectives, coordinating adjunct faculty, advising students, arranging and monitoring internships, evaluating the overall program, completing all reporting requirements of the ABA approval process.


Innovative and knowledgeable individuals with demonstrated experience in instructional technology and student-centered approaches to course and program development are encouraged to apply.  In addition to a teaching load of 12 contact hours per semester and 5 office hours per week, the candidate is expected to participate in departmental, college and appropriate professional activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:  A  minimum of a Master’s degree in an appropriate academic discipline; a J.D. is strongly preferred.   One year teaching experience is required.  Knowledge about the paralegal profession and education as well as experience working with or as a paralegal is required.


SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $57,415 plus excellent benefits. (Hiring is subject to the availability of funds).  

TO APPLY:    Please send a resume, cover letter, and 3 letters of recommendation to:  Please indicate “Instructor and Curriculum Chair-Paralegal” in the subject line of the email or mail to:

Director, Human Resources
Westchester Community College
Administration Building – Suite 111
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY  10595
Fax: (914) 606-7838  

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Priority will be given to applications received by January 21, 2014.  

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence and lifelong learning.  Westchester Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.