Candidates must have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school, excellent organizational, writing and analytical skills, and outstanding academic credentials. Preferred qualifications include prior teaching experience and experience in law practice; demonstrated tax expertise; strong interpersonal skills; and the ability to contribute through teaching and service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community.
Coordinates program development in domestic and cross-border income and estate tax law to ensure that students (1) are familiar with the fundamental concepts necessary for all tax lawyers, which are taught through the required classes, and (2) can pursue specialized interests through a wide variety of elective courses.
Recruits and hires adjunct faculty to teach courses not taught by the full-time faculty. Works primarily with the Associate Dean for International and Graduate Programs and, as necessary, with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs on matters involving academic and curricular issues including developing programming for graduates and the larger tax community.
Oversees, reviews and evaluates advertising programs and works directly with the Communications Department in developing new marketing strategies. Promotes and markets programs through print and online materials, as well as events and seminars.
Responsible for organization and supervision of recruitment process of the program. Designs and implements yearly recruiting strategy, presents in recruitment events. Coordinates the admissions process and makes admissions decisions, awards various scholarships to students.
Plans, develops and implements new programs, services and activities which improve or promote the mission of the Tax Program at the University of Miami School of Law.
Provides academic support to all students enrolled in the program. Coordinates with the Career Development Office on providing career advice to all students and graduates of the program and on recruiting speakers for the weekly “Tax Tuesdays” presentations. Works closely with the Dean of Students with respect to individual students problems as necessary.
Coordinates with other LLM Directors on administrative issues that cut across academic programs and on developing new courses and programs relevant to students in different programs. May provide support to international and domestic tax moot court teams to the extent there is interest.
Coordinates Alumni events; communicates with alumni through periodic mailings and email list; assists in ongoing fundraising; coordinates with the law school’s advancement as appropriate on alumni activities.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references. Applications should be submitted using the University of Miami online portal. Questions can be emailed to AppointmentsCommittee@law.miami.edu The position will remain opened until filled, but to receive full consideration, applications should be received by February 28, 2021. We anticipate conducting interviews for the position in March and April 2021 with an anticipated start date of July 2021.