Junior Achievement seeks a dynamic individual to join its team as its District Operations Manager. This is a full-time position. The District Operations Manager will serve a multi-faceted role in managing all aspects of Junior Achievement Operations in assigned geographic territories.
- Manage and maintain existing school and school district relationships.
- Work to engage new schools and school districts in JA programs.
- Recruitment of volunteers to deliver JA programs in engaged schools.
- Coordinate and conduct volunteer training.
- Promote JA programs offered outside of traditional classrooms.
- Development of sustainable funding to support JA programs.
- Engage corporations, foundations and individuals as funders.
- Manage and cultivate the relationships of existing funders.
- Assist in writing grants specific to assigned territory.
- Assist in managing (or manage) regional Advisory Boards.
- Help plan and coordinate county events in partnership with Board and other JA Staff.
- Attend networking events to expand JA contacts.
- Present to companies and groups (Kiwanis, Rotary, etc) about JA.
- Facilitate local fundraising campaign including writing campaign letter and coordinating mailing.
- Provide progress reports to assigned Advisory Board(s).
- Track and report students and classrooms served.
- Verify for audit students served and other school data.
- Maintain and grow a database of contacts.
Management and/or sales experience is required. Must have strong oral/written communication skills. Must be capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously. Excellent time management skills and computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Creativity, diligence and a strong work ethic are necessary. The candidate must be goal and results oriented.
College/School/Unit: College of Education
Department: Curriculum & Instruction
Posted: Oct 10, 2020
Apply By: Open until filled
The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Curriculum and Instruction seeks applicants for a tenure-track, open rank Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position in its (BBE) program to begin in Fall 2021. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-line or tenured appointment depending on rank at the time of hire. Our vision in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the College of Education is to build upon individual, family, and community strengths in order to combat disparities in education and health and to promote social justice. Applicants are expected to show a strong commitment to interdisciplinary teaching and mentoring with a focus on enhancing equity, inclusion, and change.
The College of Education, ranked among the top public colleges of education in the country, promotes the shared values of equity, excellence, innovation, empowerment, community-focus, and endeavors to bridge research and practice. We view inclusiveness and excellence as interconnected in the work of our faculty. The College of Education is particularly interested in and values candidates who have experience working with diverse and underserved populations, and show a demonstrated commitment to improving access and conditions in educational and health settings for children, adults, families, schools, and communities.
As a leading college of education in Texas and beyond, we are agents of change committed to transforming education and health research, practice, and policy to ensure the thriving of children, families, schools, and communities. In our efforts to align our college to address the most pressing challenges in the fields of education and health, we have launched a new strategic vision known as Reimagine Education. In advancing this effort, we have organized our academic and research aspirations around three Signature Impact Areas: Advancing Equity and Eliminating Disparities in Health and Education, Attending to Place and Context, and Thriving through Transitions.
Applicants are expected to have or show potential for a track record of research excellence, including a strong record of refereed publications and a history of extramural funding and/or potential to obtain extramural funding. Applicants should also have a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring with a focus on enhancing equity and inclusion in the field and in practice.
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction possesses a long-standing reputation in the areas of bilingual education. We seek candidates with expertise in biliteracy development of emergent bilingual learners (preschool-grade 12) in the content subjects (math, science, language arts, social studies). Candidates will undertake a program of research that will lead to an outstanding and sustained record of scholarship and external funding. Teaching assignments will include undergraduate and graduate courses in linguistic and cultural diversity and the bilingual/ESL endorsement programs (on campus, online, or hybrid). Successful candidates also will participate in the Bilingual/Bicultural Education graduate program and in the recruitment and training of graduate students. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable:
- First and second language development in one or more content area, (literacy, social studies, science, math).
- Teaching/researching with immigrant, emergent bilingual learners and their families, in content area(s)
- Bilingual teacher preparation in content area(s)
- Develop, conduct, and publish scholarly research with a well-articulated agenda in the area of Bilingual/Bicultural Education
- Teach in both an undergraduate bilingual/biliteracy teacher certification program and a graduate-level bilingual/bicultural education program
- Obtain external funding for research and development projects
- Supervise Master’s and Doctoral students
- Work collaboratively in a program and department committed to issues of equity and social justice.
- Provide leadership and service at the local, state, national level related to bilingual/bicultural education
- Work collaboratively with others in the program area, department, and college
Required Qualifications for All Candidates
- An earned doctoral degree from an accredited institution in bilingual/bicultural education or strongly related field;
- Three or more years of full-time teaching experience in public schools with bilingual children (EC-12)
- Experience working with children, families, or communities of diverse racial, ethnic, and linguistic backgrounds
- Proficient in Spanish, and able to read, write, and teach courses in Spanish at the undergraduate level.
- Capacity for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in person, hybrid and online.
- Show productivity or potential for securing extramural research funding; and
- Capacity to advance the College of Education’s mission of equity and excellence
Additional Required Qualifications for the Position of Associate or Full Professor
- Demonstrated an established active record of research, teaching and service to meet the University’s requirements for tenure at the appropriate rank.
- Experience mentoring undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds, and advancing the College’s mission of equity and excellence;
- Demonstrated record of leadership at the regional, state, and national levels;
- Demonstrated an established record of chairing and advising graduate students.
- Demonstrated record of leadership at department, college, and university levels;
Preferred Qualifications for the Position of Associate or Full Professor
- Demonstrated record of mentoring junior faculty peers;
- Experience with interdisciplinary collaborative research;
- Demonstrated record of leadership in (inter)national professional organizations;
- Demonstrated record of developing and leading programs related to bilingual teacher education;
- Demonstrated record of building partnerships with educational and health stakeholders in local community groups, organizations, school districts, and/or schools
Only electronic applications will be accepted via Interfolio. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a finalist is confirmed. All requested information must be submitted in Interfolio by November 15, 2020 to ensure your application is considered:
- Letter of application
- Current vita
- Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) statement detailing how your teaching, service, and/or scholarship has addressed education and/or health disparities (see https://equity.ucla.edu/programs-resources/faculty-search-process/faculty-search-committee-resources/sample-guidance/ for ideas on how to evaluate and use the statement)
- Professional writing sample
- Three letters of reference requested via Interfolio
If you have additional questions about the position, please email Dr. Maria E. Franquiz, search committee chair, at email@example.com.
The University of Texas at Austin is the flagship state-university of Texas. It values and supports interdisciplinary research and provides outstanding access to opportunities for collaboration with world-renowned faculty and with colleagues across departments and colleges that also prioritize equity. As a venue for research, Texas is one of the most diverse states in the country with an increasingly culturally pluralistic population, with students in the K-12 system and in general. Austin, Texas is an exciting, welcoming, and inclusive city with the reputation as the Live Music Capital of the World. Hiring is contingent upon funding.
The University of Texas System Administration is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to the recruitment and selection of highly qualified employees without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, veteran status, sexual orientation, age, or disability. With this in mind, we encourage all to apply. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit https://diversity.utexas.edu/.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2032276
The Borough of Jefferson Hills is seeking candidates to fill the position of Library Director to manage the staffing, financial, and operational components of its library. The library is open 50 hours per week and offers approximately 45,000 books, audio recordings, DVDs, and free computer and internet use to nearly 11,000 residents of the Borough of Jefferson Hills.
The Jefferson Hills Library is a member of the Allegheny County Library Association (ACLA) and the county-wide EiNetwork. The library is funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Allegheny County Regional Asset District (RAD), the Borough of Jefferson Hills and generous donations. The Borough has approximately fifty (55) employees including administrative staff, police officers, library, and the Public Works Department.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Plan and evaluate library services to meet community need
- Prepare and administer the library budget
- Serve as personnel officer for the library and staff
- Coordinate library technology with EiNetwork and other online resources
- Prepare and submit required local, state, and national reports and information
- Coordinate and schedule staff and volunteers for work in the library and library-sponsored programs
- Recommends updates to policies, procedures, and programs
- Select library materials across all pertinent platforms (books, periodicals, DVDs, etc.)
- Attend Borough of Jefferson Hills Library Board of Directors meetings
- Represent Jefferson Hills Library at the state and local level
- Participate in ongoing and necessary continuing education
- Cooperate with other County libraries
- Attend library functions and events as necessary
- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution; transcripts to be provided reflecting graduation
- Master’s in Library Science (or in progress) from an accredited institution; transcripts and/or letter of acceptance to be provided
- Prefer five years of library experience with minimum of two years in supervisory role
- Provide PA Child (33), PA Crime (34). And FBI (114) fingerprinting less than five years old and PA Act 31 Mandated Report Training
Salary and Benefits
- Salary: $50,000 – $60,000
- Eligible to participate in health insurance program
- Paid Time Off (Year 1 – 14 Days; Year 2 – 20 Days)
DEPARTMENT: Youth Services and STEM Education
Women, especially women of color are under-represented in STEM fields. YWCA Greater Pittsburgh works to address this disparity by providing after-school STEM (“Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics”) education for girls in the Greater Pittsburgh area. Our instructors work to nourish girls’ interests in STEM, improve their in-school performance, and equip them with the workforce and life skills they need to thrive. Join our team and be a STEM Star in the lives of young women in our community!
Associates, Business, or Technical Degree with two (2) years of relevant social service experience or High School Diploma or equivalent with five (5) years relevant experience. Must be able to pass and maintain a clean Act 33/34 clearances and FBI background check.
- Working with youth from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds.
- Creating a virtual learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic and social potential by implementing leadership, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum and/or monitoring and assessing the effectiveness of program delivery.
- Monitoring and implementing Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Leadership projects and programs to increase the STEM knowledge and experience for area youth.
- Role modeling appropriate behavior and ethics for program participants to create an effective teaching environment.
- Promoting and supporting the mission of YWCA Greater Pittsburgh and helping youth and teen girls use their voices and achieve their dreams.
ABOUT YWCA GREATER PITTSBURGH:
YWCA Greater Pittsburgh is a member of a nationally recognized movement with a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. As one of the oldest and largest women’s organizations in the nation; YWCAs across the country serve over 2 million women, girls, and families. For over 150 years, the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh has advocated for voting rights, civil rights, and violence protection, fought for affordable housing, quality child care, and much more, intending to improve the quality of life for women and girls and strengthen Greater Pittsburgh communities. Today, our employees are working tirelessly at promoting racial justice, reducing race and gender disparities, and deliberately addressing the challenges and celebrating the triumphs of living at the intersection of race and gender. We continue to help our neighbors avoid eviction, access transportation to work, and other resources to support an improved quality of life. After School STEM Educators work to improve the quality of life for girls by nourishing girls’ interests in STEM, improving their in-school performance, and equipping them with the workforce and life skills they need to thrive and contribute to the community.
Interested individuals can submit a resume and cover letter Linda Broman, Human Resources Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chester County Family Academy (CCFA) is a 22 year old, non-profit, K through 2nd grade, charter elementary school, located in West Chester, PA. The school primarily targets students and families that struggle with financial challenges, and aspires to provide a private school-like program, within a public charter school environment. The goal is to prepare the student body for the 3rd grade – academically and emotionally. The charter school has approximately 75 students, 4 Teachers, 3 Teacher aids, 1 Admin, and 1 CEO.
We are seeking non-compensated volunteers to join our Board of Directors team. This is a rare opportunity to become an appointed public official of a public school, managing public funds, to serve underprivileged children in West Chester.
Remote/Virtual but required to attend school functions where necessary.
On average, about 15 hours per month
West Chester, PA 19382
Click on the link below to view our current openings and requirements:
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This position is for the Deputy Program Director – Innovative Health System Initiatives for the School of Pharmacy’s Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU). This position requires that the incumbent work in a highly independent manner. The incumbent will be responsible for working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to manage implementation, evaluation, and research projects that include federally, state, and foundation funded programs. Program’s focus on the implementation of healthcare innovations in a diverse array of healthcare settings across public, private, and nonprofit sectors. They also involve the facilitation and evaluation of training and education to a variety of healthcare providers and administrators.
The incumbent will be responsible for:
- Coordinating IHSI project teams and program areas by supervising IHSI Program Managers;
- Supporting the IHSI Program Director and PERU Associate Director in recruiting and onboarding new staff;
- Utilizing the Systems Transformation Framework developed by PERU’s Director to guide the implementation of all funded work and PERU/IHSI’s operations;
- Supporting the development and implementation and continuous monitoring of strategic plans associated with IHSI projects to support the IHSI Program Director and Program Managers in ensuring project goals and objectives are met;
- Supporting the Director of System Transformation Support and the IHSI Program Managers by monitoring progress of continuous quality improvement efforts across the portfolio;
- Supporting the IHSI Program Director, PERU Director, and PERU Communications Team in disseminating learnings through conferences, presentations, and publications by coordinating content generation and submission;
- Ensuring that IHSI and PERU policies are followed by all IHSI staff;
- Researching and determining funding opportunities for continued financial support associated with IHSI projects;
- Supporting the IHSI Program Director in preparing grant proposals for submission to funding agencies by coordinating the writing and directing of appropriate faculty and staff;
- Facilitating related project contracts by evaluating collaborators, vendors, identifying terms and conditions, and establishing the scope of services and performance metrics; and
- Supporting the IHSI Program Director and PERU Associate Director and Fiscal and Grants Administrator in preparing and monitoring budgets, contracts, and all University administrative requirements for work under their management.
This IHSI Associate Program Director would be responsible for the following activities on day to day basis:
- Regularly communicating with IHSI program team management and senior staff and PERU leadership and functional group leads to ensure streamlined communication and on-time deliverables across the portfolio;
- Strategizing with the IHSI Program Director and Program Managers to improve stakeholder engagement, project outcomes, and internal operations through facilitation of individual and team meetings (e.g., leading Program Manager huddles);
- Supporting supervision across the portfolio by providing feedback and development support to management and senior-level staff to improve their ability to manage teams and personnel;
- Leading internal working groups and other team-based capacity building activities to improve IHSI knowledge, expertise, and capabilities;
- Providing support to all levels of the IHSI team through regular review and feedback on deliverables to ensure a high-quality final product.
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Status: Full Time
Pay Range: $40k
To Apply: Interested applicants should submit a resume, 3 references including your most recent supervisor, copies of all required clearances, and a letter of interest to email@example.com by 11:59 pm, EST Oct 24, 2020. No phone calls, please. Please send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In-House Programs Manager (IHPM) and Job Responsibilities: A full-time position, the In-House Programs Manager is responsible for the success of all programs rooted at Assemble’s 4824 Penn Ave location that are both delivered in-person or virtually. They are crucial to the leadership and vision of Assemble’s educational programs and its delivery. This position managers all staff and volunteers related to the In-House Programs occurring over the school year and summer. The In-House Programs Manager role is both an educator’s educator as well as a community resource for the learning community when it comes to Assemble’s pedagogy. The In-House Programs Manager works in collaboration with the Off-Site Programs Manager.
Reporting Structure: The In-House Programs Manager reports to and is evaluated by, the Executive Director. All In-House teaching staff report to the In-House Program Manager.
Job Responsibilities: The In-House Program Manager (IHPM) is a leadership role that is responsible for managing all aspects of Assemble’s in-house programs at our Penn Ave Location.
- In-House Programs are all programs based out of Assemble’s location. They are solely produced by Assemble staff. They include in-person and virtual programs and are not limited to Afterschool, Saturday Crafternoons, Summer Camps, 21+ nights, and other monthly programs.
- Off-Site Programs are all programs that occur at other locations such as schools and other community centers throughout the summer and school year. They are core enrichment activities that could occur in-person or virtually.
- In-House volunteers are people who assist with program delivery but are not staff. These include fellows, Americorps, college, and high school interns. They might be donating their time or paid by another organization. Learn and Earn Teens are an example.
Job Duties and Expectations
20% – Manage the Development In-house Programs
- Manage Relationships with Community Partners and Thought Leaders
- Lead on researching potential partnerships for in-house programs within the learning community, STEAM sectors, and Garfield
- Attends conferences and leads presentations on Assemble’s work locally and beyond
- Active participation in Remake Learning Network, APOST, and other related events
- Connect teaching staff to relevant community assets, resources, and experts
- Lead resource for all in-house program themes and concepts
- Stays abreast of current trends and proven methods for learning, human development, STEAM, Making, Social and Culturally Responsive Learning methods
- Supports curriculum development through their knowledge of PA Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, Social Justice Standard for curriculum
- Contributes to program narratives for grants for current and future programming
- Participates in Assemble’s Stakeholder Advisory and integrates feedback into future programming
- Lead on maintaining accreditations for Assemble to provide high-quality programs such as the APOST Quality Campaign
- Continues to deepen the practice of Assemble’s Platform Playbook and develop professional development trainings in line with it
75% – Manage Assemble’s programs and related staff and volunteers
- Manage Staff and volunteers
- Recruit, hire, and onboard all in-house program-related staff and volunteers as needed
- Research and lead in-house employee recruitment efforts that support hiring to be diverse and inclusive of many populations
- Maintain in-house teaching staff and volunteer job descriptions
- Collaborate with the Off-Site Programs Manager for collective hiring needs for programs
- Lead on applications for Americorps and other fellowship programs
- Maintain and update all onboarding materials
- Work with the Executive on developing additional roles inline with Assemble’s strategic plan
- Design, develop, deliver, and curate trainings for the all teaching staff and volunteers in collaboration with the Off-Site Programs manager
- Responsible for leading staff meetings
- Coordinates professional development opportunities for staff
- Maintain and update in-house staff and volunteers records, clearances, and files
- Manage scheduling of staff for effective program delivery
- Clearly communicating staff roles and expectations for programs
- Review and approve timesheets for time worked
- Conduct performance evaluations to hold staff and volunteers accountable, track infractions, and support growth
- Make recommendations for raises for managed staff
- Continuously conducting observations, check-ins, weekly debriefs
- Manage in house program time off requests and subbing needs
- If need be, substitute for a program
- Mediate and manage interpersonal issues of in-house teaching staff and volunteers
- Recruit, hire, and onboard all in-house program-related staff and volunteers as needed
- Ensure high-quality delivery of all in-house programs
- Ensure organizational mission and program goals and outcomes
- Maintain and update program management document templates
- Oversee the collection of in-house student data, attendance, surveys, and qualitative assets such as quotes, photos, and video
- Work with board members and the Executive Director on survey and logic model development for program evaluation
- Evaluate all in-house programs for improvement, sustainability, and effectiveness
- Contributes to student recruitment and outreach efforts in line with marketing timelines
- Collaborates with the Marketing and Development Manager on preparing program registration
5% – Advance Assemble’s vision, mission, and values
- Coordinate events and model behaviors that continue to build Assemble’s Culture
- Attend board meetings, fundraisers, and events as asked by Executive Director
- Assist with other tasks as appropriate or needed
- Have a strong desire to learn and share knowledge
- Be receptive to feedback, opportunities for growth, development, and reciprocal accountability
- Have excellent mediation skills
- Demonstrate leadership in fostering a diverse, inclusive, and safe environment wherever Assemble programs occur
- Have experience managing programs and supervising individuals under dynamic circumstances
- Have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
- Have current clearances for PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record, FBI PA Department of Education Clearance, and Mandated Reporter Certificate
- Have the ability to lift 25 pounds
- Be able to adapt to flexible work hours and the environment and have good time-management skills
- Be competent with Google Suite Products, such as Google Drive and Gmail
- Have the analytical ability and a high degree of attention to detail
- Have excellent written, verbal, and nonverbal communication skills for a range of constituents, including leadership, stakeholders, and the general public
- Maintain STEAM education enthusiasm and knowledge
- Be attentive to culturally responsive pedagogy and restorative justice methods
- A Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent work experience in an out-of-school or educational setting is preferred
Assemble, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Assemble expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status. Interference with the ability of Assemble’s employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.
Reports to: Executive Director
Salaried, includes Evening and Weekend Work
Job Summary: The Director of Youth Programs is responsible for overseeing Casa San Jose’s youth education and activism programs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To:
- Provide oversight, goals and direction for all youth programs including afterschool program, Jovenes con Proposito, Puentes Hacia al Futuro, and Campamento Sonrisa.
- Oversee the creation of the schedule of activities, mindful of age-related attention spans of youth involved in all youth programs
- Oversee the development of meaningful, culturally sensitive learning activities for youth.
- Ensure the acquisition of needed resources (books, materials, craft materials, etc.) to accomplish the above activities.
- Plan and coordinate learning and recreational opportunities. This includes provision for appropriate supervision, need for transportation, and any other needs related to the particular activity.
- Supervise Youth Program Specialist and volunteers
- Responsible for all regular communications with outside organizations regarding effective coordination and use of shared resources, including volunteers.
- Develop and implement effective measurements to determine youth program effectiveness
- Work with Communications Specialist to maintain communications and social media presence.
- Oversee all necessary communications and advertisement of the programs to parents and youth
- Develop messages to be presented on various social media forums, i.e., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and on the Casa San Jose website.
- Provide timely and relevant response to comments and questions from the various posts.
- Prepare budgets for each program and track expenses
- Maintain inventory of all materials purchased by and belonging to Casa San Jose
- Ensure that all expenses are properly reported to Finance Director
- Report key benchmarks and statistics for board reports
- Use Salesforce database to input relevant information
- Ensure compliance with all Federal, state and local regulation
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in social service, education or related field. Experience with immigrant services, youth programming or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Bilingual fluency in Spanish and English (speaking, reading, writing); strong organizational and communication skills.
Travel is primarily local during the business day with occasional overnight travel required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Language Skills-Ability to read, write and analyze written material, clear and creative writing
- Mathematical Skills- Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, percentages, etc.
- Reasoning Ability- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
- Other- Knowledgeable about available resources for Latino immigrants; ability to maintain confidentiality.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, to talk, to hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copiers, fax machines and filing cabinets. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
JOB IS AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY
IF INTERESTED, PLEASE SEND RESUME TO email@example.com with YOUTH DIRECTOR POSITION in the subject line.
Vice President Academic Affairs
Commitment to Mission:
This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Pittsburgh Technical College (PTC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to PTC students and employees is essential.
Pittsburgh Technical College is a private, non-profit and regionally accredited institution committed to higher education excellence and focused on academic and professional success. Located in Western Pennsylvania since 1946, PTC awards associate and bachelor’s degrees and certificates in these areas: Business, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Hospitality, Design and Engineering Technology, Healthcare, Nursing, Information Systems and Technology, Trades Technology, and Energy and Electronics Technology. The PTC college experience is empowering and culminates in internships and clinical rotations for on-campus, degree-seeking students.
Purpose of Job:
Support Program of Study faculty with program curriculum development and revisions, as well as develop faculty and staff professional development. This position will only be working with students gaining Associate’s Degrees in the following programs:
- Culinary Arts
- Electronics Engineering Technology
- Information Technology
- Computer Aided Drafting
- Criminal Justice
- HVAC Technology
- Business Administration
- Assist faculty curriculum teams with course development and revisions to meet the industry and accreditation standards
- Research best teaching practices with a particular focus on meeting the needs of special population students
- Develop modules, workshops and seminars based on best teaching practices
- Coordinate with the Education Leadership team to identify specific support needs, specifically targeting high priority programs.
No. of Direct Reports:
Performance Measured By:
- Key Result Areas as established with Vice President Academic Affairs and Support Development of modules, workshops, and seminars
- Feedback from participants in modules, workshops and seminars
5 Years industry experience including curriculum development or project management.
Full-time, 40-hour work week
- Must pass criminal and motor vehicle back ground check prior to starting position.
- Perkins Career and Technical Education Grant funded position.
Responsible for teaching one or more subjects to students in an extended-day program emphasizing academic excellence through interdisciplinary studies, student-parent support services and individual student development; as a core primary purpose, all job positions are to maintain the mission and vision of The Academy.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
- Provide classroom instruction, including (but not limited to): integrate a variety of teaching methods including lecture, demonstration, audiovisual aids, individual practice and other materials; prepare course objectives and outlines for course of study following curriculum guidelines, state requirements and Academy standards.
- Assess student progress towards objectives, expectations and/or goals; provide feedback to students/parents and documentation consistent with the Academy’s accountability plan.
- Collaborate with instructional staff, school personnel, parents, and community resources (e.g. quarterly offsite classroom experiences) for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes and achieving established classroom and Academy objectives.
- Meet with parents to discuss student progress, performance, and other issues.
- Manage classroom and school behavior and attendance for a safe and optimal learning environment, to include monitoring of student behavior at meals, during class transitions and outside of the school building.
- Coach and assume responsibility for either an athletic or arts connection activity for at least one season each school year.
- Serve as an Advisor for a set group of students to include (but not limited to): counsel students with adjustment and academic problems; and assist with mastering executive functioning skills (e.g., organization, etc.).
- Supervise field trips, community service projects, school functions, and student performances.
- Participate in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops; ability to plan and implement cross-curricular courses.
- Attend daily worship.
- Perform other duties as assigned and outlined in the auxiliary description of faculty positions.
KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES:
- Energy and love for working with students.
- Effective, compassionate, emphatic teacher.
- Ability to take evaluative advice and grown in competency and performance.
- Ability to interpret policy, procedures, and data.
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Able to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
- Able to work independently and as part of a team.
- Skilled in conflict management.
- Excellent skills in written, verbal and oral communications.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
- Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.
- Minimum of one year of teaching experience.
- Possession of breadth of knowledge of multiple academic disciplines.
- Commitment to community service in an urban environment.
- Experience in daily use of Microsoft Office.
- Pennsylvania Teaching Certification preferred.
- Federal FBI & Pennsylvania Criminal Background & Child Abuse Clearances.
- General office environment.
- Lifting of up to 10 pounds.
- 10% travel using own vehicle and school van.
- Driver’s license needed for travel.