Director of Experiential Education - Georgetown University Law Center

Washington D.C.
Jan 17, 2018
May 25, 2018
Executive, Director
Education, Law
Full Time
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Director of Experiential Education - Georgetown University Law Center

Georgetown Law offers an unparalleled experiential education program designed to help students apply the theories and skills they have learned in the classroom to a real lawyering context.  Every J.D. student must take at least six experiential credits in our clinics, externships, practicum, and simulation courses. 

The Director of Experiential Education, a key member of the J.D. curricular team, assists in ensuring that our courses are of the highest quality for our students. Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Experiential Education, the Director has duties that include but are not limited to:

Instruction Evaluation

  • Supports experiential faculty in the administration of their courses.
  • Assists in periodic curriculum review and updating.
  • Conducts periodic site evaluations for field placements.
  • Ensures training for field placement supervisors.
  • Ensures appropriate evaluation of all Experiential Program learning courses and makes recommendations for continuing and/or discontinuing courses.
  • Recommends proposals for other experiential offerings.

Advising and Enrolling

  • Advises students about the Experiential Program.
  • Monitors students' experience during the semester and summer.
  • Troubleshoots problem placements or student performance failures.

Compliance and Quality

  • Monitors compliance with ABA standards.
  • Creates faculty proposals, as needed, to ensure program compliance.
  • Drafts year-end report on the Experiential Program.
  • Works with Experiential Program team to ensure that all experiential offerings are excellent and work together seamlessly.
  • Interacts on the national level with other Experiential Programs.
  • Establishes and monitors best practices for Experiential Programs.


  • Juris Doctorate
  • 3+ years of relevant professional experience
  • Experience managing large organizational tasks, demonstrating the ability to effectively juggle competing priorities
  • Experience in law school administration, experiential education pedagogy, and/or teaching
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer service, organizational, analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly motivated, creative and innovative self-starter

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