Associate Dean for Law Student Affairs

Posted: December 8, 2021

Western New England University School of Law
Springfield, MA

Summary of Position

Western New England University School of Law seeks applicants for the position of Associate Dean for Law Student Affairs. Responsibilities include providing guidance, advice, and support to law students; assisting students with challenges in the Law School or University environment; providing leadership and guidance to student organizations; focusing on diversity, equity, inclusion, and wellness programming and support; and working closely with the Dean, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Law Admissions, Law Career Services, Law Registrar, and University Student Affairs.

Education Required: JD

Additional Information

Qualified candidate must possess a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with students in a higher education setting, particularly students who hail from communities historically excluded from the legal profession.

Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.

Salary may be negotiable, based on qualifications.

Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,900 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.

In alignment with the University’s commitment to health and safety, all Faculty and Staff are required to be vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination.

How to Apply

All applications should include a letter of interest and a CV.

Application materials should be submitted at:  

For inquiries about this position, please contact Dale-Marie Dahlke, Law School Operations Officer (