Job Details

College of Southern Nevada
  • Position Number: 4422570
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • Position Type: Business - Business Law

Adjunct Instructor Paralegal Studies - FY 2024

Job Description

Adjunct Instructor - Paralegal Program

Please note: Review of applications will begin immediately, and this position will remain open until filled.

The responsibilities of this position include:
  • Teach Law courses within the Paralegal Program in the Business Administration Department.
  • Courses the candidates may be required to teach include but are not limited to the following: LAW 101 - Fundamentals of Law I; LAW 259 - Legal Writing; LAW 261 - Legal Research I; LAW 262 - Legal Research II; and LAW 263 - Ethics.
  • Provide an excellent teaching experience to a diverse student body using effective teaching strategies.
  • Develop syllabi and course materials that may be taught on-ground, online, or hybrid.
  • Evaluate student mastery of skills and competencies required by course outcomes.
  • Participate in appropriate professional development activities.
  • Assignments may be multi-campus with the possibility of evening and/or weekend classes.
  • Participate and enroll in canvas training provided by CSN e-learning department.

Required Qualifications
  • Juris Doctor/JD degree in Law from an accredited American Bar Association (ABA) college/university law school. In addition, five years' work in law related fields.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient experience teaching community college/undergraduate law courses or alternatively, a minimum of 1-year part-time community college/undergraduate proficient teaching experience.
  • Teaching or work experience in canvas or a similar Learning Management System (LMS).
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate and utilize a variety of teaching strategies.
  • Traditional, online, or hybrid instructional platform experience.

Starting Salary Range

Adjunct instructors receive $925 per credit.


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents to your application:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three professional references (names, email, and phone)
  • Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the United States must have their educational transcripts evaluated by an approved evaluator if their college or university is not listed in the most recent edition of the Higher Education Directory, published by Higher Education Publications, Inc. If you have any questions regarding this, please reach out to the Human Resources, Talent Acquisition & Classification team)

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.


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Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.

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