Program Chair | Bachelor of Legal Studies

JFK, School of Law Scottsdale, Arizona San Diego, California Woodland Hills, California Salt Lake City, UT Rapid City, SD Dallas, TX Columbus, OH Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Jackonsville, Florida Baltimore, Maryland Colorado Springs, Colorado


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At Northcentral University (NCU), we strongly believe that our University is only as good as our team of staff, faculty and students around the world united by a commitment to excellence, innovation, diversity and accountability.


We celebrate personal and professional growth and desire to see our team members fully realize and reach their potential. When you join the Northcentral team, you will enjoy a challenging, positive and fun work environment that promotes productivity, achievement and fulfillment.


If you are passionate about making a difference and are ready to be challenged and inspired in your daily work as part of a growing, success-oriented company, then we want to hear from you!


What We Are Looking For

NCU JFK is currently seeking a dynamic individual for the Program Chair for our ABA approved Paralegal Certificate and Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies. 

Essential Functions

  • Maintain all records required for ABA Approval and ensure that all required reporting for the ABA is completed in a timely manner.
  • Mentor Program faculty
  • Schedule classes and faculty.
  • Oversee faculty quality and training.
  • Hold faculty meetings at regular intervals.
  • Hold Advisory Board meetings at regular intervals.
  • Hold Open Houses for prospective Students 4 times a year.
  • Teaching load of 6 credits per year
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Reasonable and consistent attendance to fulfill requirements of the position


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Understanding of the functions of a paralegal and the associated requirements for paralegal education.
  • Ability to work in an online environment.
  • Understanding of online learning and how it differs from in-person learning.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving skills.
  • Skill in operating equipment, such as personal computer and phone system.
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment with aggressive goals and a commitment to quality.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to establish online rapport and maintain a friendly, helpful, patient attitude and demeanor.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and other applications in the Microsoft Office suite.


Education and Experience

  • Juris Doctorate degree in a relevant field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Experience managing paralegals in a legal environment.
  • Experience in an online learning environment.
  • Proficiency in using technology in the delivery of education required.
  • Experience in higher education preferred.
  • Experience working in a technology-driven enterprise preferred.
  • All skills, abilities and education will be considered for minimum qualifications.

Working Conditions

This position operates in a remote, home office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, printers, and phones.

  • Good working environment with the absence of disagreeable conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Regular and reliable attendance is required.


NCU will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Who We Are

Northcentral University (NCU) is a private, nonprofit, online University and a proud affiliate of the National University System with its headquarters in California. We are a graduate university, and a global leader in providing access to regionally-accredited higher education.

NCU offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in business, education, and psychology, as well as doctoral and master’s degrees in technology, health sciences and marriage and family therapy. Our collective goal at Northcentral University is to improve the human condition through the provision of high-quality online degree programs.

NCU was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with access to a richly- engaging, professionally-relevant, and academically-rigorous educational programs. Today, we continue to serve that mission. Many students at NCU are first-generation graduate students seeking to contribute to their communities through their pursuit of academic growth, research, and practice.

Though we support faculty and student research, NCU is a teaching university. Our faculty dedicate themselves to serving students through a pedagogical model of Teaching through Engagement (TTE). The goal is for all NCU students, faculty and team members to be actively engaged within the University community. Engagement is more than just grading and giving feedback, it is an active relationship between faculty and student, a give and take of ideas and information.

NCU offers a one-to-one learning model, where one student is paired with one professor in each course, creating a more personalized, individual experience for students. These experiences are enhanced by professors’ real-world, practical experience. All NCU faculty hold doctoral degrees.

At NCU, we are widening access to education and reducing educational divides. We are proud of the educational opportunities that we provide, and we recognize that providing this kind of access to all students takes work and collaborative effort. We value diversity of people, thoughts, and ideas. Our global reach affords us the opportunity to teach and learn the significance of diversity – and the power it brings to our endeavors.

Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to join a growing team of passionate individuals.

Apply today!

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