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Posted 19 April 2014: Tenure -track faculty, Learning Analytics with emphasis in Teacher Education, STEM or Literacy education, University of Nevada–Las Vegas

UNLV’s Department of Teaching and Learning is eagerly seeking a DIVERSE pool of applicants, especially those from historically underrepresented racial groups, for the position listed below. If you are interested and/or know of someone who is, please let me (see contact information further below) know ASAP and send along a copy of your current vita.

Full-time, Tenure-track faculty position in LEARNING ANALYTICS with an emphasis in Teacher Education, STEM Education, or Literacy Education

ROLE of the POSITION

The successful candidate will conduct research from an ecological perspective that employs both large and small-scale data sets in the examination of learners and their contexts. He or she will conduct analyses for detecting areas for instructional improvement, setting policies, and measuring results; and collaborate with K-12 partners and interdisciplinary teams to design and implement research and evidence projects.

Responsibilities will require the successful candidate to:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in an education specialty area such as teacher education, STEM, or Literacy.
  • Advise undergraduate and graduate students including doctoral students.
  • Actively engage in scholarly research and/or activities in the field of learning analytics or data mining as it relates to educational policy.
  • Participate in university, college, and departmental activities.
  • Play an active role in local, national, or international professional organizations.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • An earned doctorate in Education or closely related field from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Strong background in quantitative data analysis
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Experience/ability in applying analyses to inform instructional practice and policy.
  • Emerging record of successful research
  • Demonstrated potential to secure extramural funding
  • Collaborative skills to work with diverse stakeholders

Special consideration will be given to those who are interested in social factors that contribute to the optimization of learning and learning environments for under-served and/or under-represented populations.

APPLICATION DETAILS

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed vita listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. We invite candidates who have demonstrated success in working with diverse populations and who will contribute to the diversity of our academic community.

Christine Clark, Ed.D.

Professor & Senior Scholar in Multicultural Education, and Founding Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

Department of Teaching and Learning, College of Education, 346A Carlson Education Building (CEB)

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box #453005, Las Vegas, NV 89154.3005

Office Telephone: 702.895.3888 ; Office Facsimile: 702.895.2944 ; chris.clark.unlv@me.com

Posted 17 April 2014:  Secondary Education Teacher Assisting, Full-time Affiliate Professor (non-tenure track), Grand Valley State University (MI)

Required Qualifications and Education:

  • Master’s degree, or higher, in Secondary Education or a related field
  • Experience teaching at the university level
  • Demonstrated capacity to teach undergraduate courses in teacher education
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching at the 6-12 level
  • Ability to teach using multimedia modes of instruction
  • Willingness and ability to travel to locations within the GVSU service area

 Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience teaching in culturally and linguistically diverse settings
  • Experience teaching using online instructional methods
  • Experience working with traditional and non-traditional student populations

Responsibilities: 

  • Supervise secondary student teachers and/or teacher assistants
  • Teach undergraduate courses
  • Advise students
  • Work collaboratively with program faculty and students
  • Foster and support inclusive practices among students, faculty, and community
  • Serve on College or Department/Area committees

Salary:  Competitive Salary

Department/Division:  Teacher Education within Leadership and Learning

Employment Date: Fall 2014

How To Apply: Apply online at www.gvsujobs.org.  Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three references, and a copy of transcripts.  The online application system will allow candidates to electronically attach these documents.  If you need assistance or have questions, call Human Resources at (616) 331-2215.  Additional information about GVSU is available on our website at www.gvsu.edu.

Application Deadline Date:  Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Allendale, Michigan 49401 – (616) 331-5000. For more information about Grand Valley, see our website at www.gvsu.edu

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Posted 16 April 2014:  Assistant Professor of Social Foundations, Watson College of Education, University of North Carolina–Wilmington

Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations, and Secondary Education

Vacancy: #14F097
Position # 6052

The Watson College of Education (WCE) is a growing college at The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) with over 60 tenure-track faculty members working in undergraduate and master’s programs in the Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy and Special Education and the Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations and Special Education, and master’s and doctoral programs in the Department of Educational Leadership.  It offers several international study programs and maintains partnerships with numerous school districts, community colleges and colleges/universities in the region.  We are searching for an Assistant Professor of Social Foundations to join our Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education. The position will begin August 2014. For more information about the Watson College of Education, seehttp://www.uncw.edu/ed/.

Responsibilities of this position include:

*   Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate live and on-line courses in Social and Cultural Foundations as well as off-campus extension courses
*   Maintain an active research agenda in the field
*   Advise undergraduate and graduate students
*   Assist in ongoing program revision and assessment
*   Provide leadership and service to our college, university, region, state and to the profession through active participation in national/international associations
*   Provide service to area school systems

Requirements include:

*   Doctorate in Social Foundations or related area is required or must be obtained within the first academic year of employment
*   Established or emerging research record
*   Evidence of college level teaching success live and technology enhanced

Preferred qualifications:

*   Secondary Social Studies public school teaching experience
*   Experience teaching on-line courses

Priority review of applicants will begin May 4, 2014, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants must complete the online application at http://consensus.uncw.edu<http://consensus.uncw.edu/> Required are: a letter of application, curriculum vita, copy of doctoral transcript, and contact information for three professional references. MS Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. For more information, seehttp://www.uncw.edu/ed/jobs/index.html<http://uncw.edu/ed/jobs/index.html>

Please direct questions to Dr. David Gill, Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations, and Secondary Education and Chair of the Social Foundations Search Committee, gilld@unw.edu<mailto:gilld@unw.edu>

Posted 10 April 2014:  Administrative Specialist (Finance), National Museum of American History

Introduction
Position is in the Finance Office, Office of Management and Museum Services, National Museum of American History (NMAH), Smithsonian Institution. The focus of this position is procurement and financial transactions for a wide variety of museum projects, ranging from showcase exhibits to multi-year major thematic exhibits. The major projects are characterized by complex intellectual concepts; substantial financial and personnel demands; multiple funding streams; modification of public spaces; design and construction requirements of accessibility, security and objects preservation; interactive and other technologic means of content delivery; and multiple contracts.

Major Duties
The incumbent processes purchase requests for a wide variety of goods and services for public space renovation, museum exhibitions and other projects. Fund types include restricted gift, unrestricted gift, grant, business revenue and federal funds. Multiple sources often fund one or more aspects of any project, and multiple project funds are often used to support individual staff and functions contributing to projects. Each fund has its own restrictions, payment schedule, budget and spending plans for personnel, demolition, research, travel, design, construction, fabrication, publicity and programs.

Goods and services are procured by various methods, including purchase card, small purchase orders and requests for proposal. Working with Project Specialist (Finance Office), assures that purchase card transactions are appropriate and documented, that competition is conducted and documented for small purchases, and that requests for proposal include all necessary specifications. Prepares documents in accordance with central SI office requirements; follows up on status, resolves discrepancies and closes out. Works with central SI offices, such as Office of Finance & Accounting and the Office of Contracting/Personal Property Management.

Qualifications
• Knowledge of federal and SI budget, financial, procurement and contracting principles, regulations, policies
• Experience preparing and making purchases and requests for proposal
• Knowledge of market research through various search engines for best market value, i.e. GSA, Iteminfo.com, etc.
• Experience maintaining financial and procurement records and certify funds availability
• Knowledge of museum and projects’ mission, goals and priorities as well as funding sources, purposes, restrictions and flexibilities to advise on appropriate use of funds and juggle priorities
• Skilled in using Microsoft programs, such as Excel, Word and Outlook

Salary and Length of Appointment
This is a non-federal (Trust), full-time position, for a period of three (3) years. Extension of the appointment beyond the three years is dependent on funding. The base salary is $42,631 and includes a comprehensive benefits package with health insurance, accrual of annual and sick leave, transit subsidy, and the TIAA/CREF retirement plan.

To Apply
Please submit a resume and cover letter no later than April 25, 2014 to Cassandra Williams at williamscass@si.edu. The cover letter will be evaluated as a sample of your writing skills and should detail how your experience qualifies you for the position. Questions may be directed to Ms. Williams via email or phone (202-633-3584).

The National Museum of American History is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply

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Posted 9 April 2014: Coordinator of Student Activities Communications, John Carroll University (OH)

Position Title:        Coordinator of Student Affairs Communications

Reports to:        Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs

Classification:        Administrator

Description:
In an integrated, fast-paced, and highly collaborative environment, the Coordinator of Student Affairs Communications will be responsible for the day-to-day creation of compelling content for the Student Affairs Division.  Additionally, the role will support the general coordination of communications projects and will serve as the lead technology resource for the Division.  The Coordinator will work in concert with the Assistant to the Vice President and with the Director of Marketing Services (Web) on the Integrated Marketing and Communications (IMC) team.

This position works closely with other personnel in both the Student Affairs and the University Advancement Divisions to ensure the effective promotion and communication of the mission through programs, services, administrative processes, and learning opportunities.

This position plays a critical role in supporting the Student Affairs Division by communicating divisional information through web and social media; advocating for student interests and encouraging student development; and addressing technology needs within the Division with the support of IMC.

Primary Responsibilities:

•       Maintain the Student Life website (focusing on the incoming and current student audiences) by collaborating with departmental web liaisons across the Student Affairs Division and in conjunction with the IMC team.

•       Assist with web content for websites operated by departments within the Student Affairs Division and train staff members to create and maintain content.

•       Lead communications projects related to the Division of Student Affairs, such as digital communications strategies and online delivery of services.

•       Assist with the evaluation process of student services and the communication of assessment results.

•       Serve as the Student Affairs liaison with Information Technology Services (ITS) in partnership with IMC—helping define and support the standards of technology used within the Division.

•       Analyze the needs for departments within Student Affairs by working with the staff to review their business processes, workflows, and communication needs.

•       Participate in organization planning initiatives; identify opportunities to apply web and social media communications to improve services, and propose innovative approaches to important organizational goals.

•       Serve as administrator for the divisional mass email system.

•       Develop documentation for information and communication systems used by Student Affairs.

•       Develop and present training sessions for administrative and student staff using IMC and other training methods and materials.

Successful Candidates Should Have:
In addition to outstanding communication and team-building skills, the successful candidate should have a track record of experience with student affairs operations and programs.  A strong understanding of web content creation and the ability to manage multiple projects to meet deadlines is also essential.  Familiarity with WordPress or HTML, Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign and Photoshop), Gravity Forms/Qualtrics/WuFoo, data analytics, social networking, and similar programs is strongly desired.

The successful candidate must also maintain high professional and ethical standards and have a genuine appreciation for the Jesuit Catholic tradition and the mission of John Carroll University; 1-3 years of experience and evidence of achieving content strategy and generation goals as well as meeting the expectations of internal partners.  A bachelor’s degree and 3-4 years of relevant work experience is generally required. Embracing and being committed to diversity and inclusion is expected.

This is a full-time position, and some weekend and/or evening work (mostly event-based) may be required from time to time to support the overall John Carroll student experience.

To Apply
Interested candidates should apply online at go.jcu.edu/jobs. For more information about the University, visit our website at www.jcu.edu.

Posted 5 April 2014: Assistant Dean of Students, Clemson University (SC) 

Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
1. JOB PURPOSE
The Assistant Dean of Students provides primary leadership, advocacy and support to off-campus students and graduate students.  This has significant on-call and crisis management responsibilities and provides care, advocacy and support to students in crisis and non-crisis situations. This position reports administratively to the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students.

2. JOB FUNCTIONS
LIAISON/CAMPUS STUDENTS
Serve as the primary liaison in the Dean of Students Office for off campus students.  Work to better understand the needs of our off-campus student population and develop resources including but not limited to the following to support their needs: 1) off-campus student advisory board, 2) additional/enhanced online resources for students (and families) considering living off-campus, 3) development of relationships with property managers of housing properties in Clemson, Pendleton and Central SC areas and hold periodic meetings with property managers to review feedback and concerns. Work closely with the Clemson University Police Department, the Office of Community and Ethical Standards and other departments in Student Affairs to ensure Clemson students make a smooth transition to living off campus  E/20%

AFTER HOURS SUPPORT
As a member of the Dean on Call staff, serve in an on-call capacity at least 8 weeks a year, responding after-hours to student emergencies including but not limited to responding to hospitals to provide support to students (and their families), providing on-site support in the event of large-scale crises under the direction of the dean of students, etc.  E/15%

LIAISON/GRADUATE STUDENTS
Serve as the primary liaison in the Dean of Students Office for graduate students. Collaborate with staff in the Dean of the Graduate School and elected officers in Graduate Student Government to understand needs of graduate student population and opportunities to promote the Dean of Students Office to graduate students across all disciplines. Develop and coordinate outreach to graduate students by all members of the Dean of Students Office staff to ensure students understand that all members of our team serve as a resource for them in their experience.  E/15%

STUDENT ADVOCACY
Provide care, advocacy and support for students in crisis and non-crisis situations including but not limited to academic, personal, financial and engagement issues. Assist in execution of retention outreach efforts in partnership with colleagues across Academic Affairs and Student Affairs. Document care cases in Maxient system and serve on the University’s Behavioral Concerns Team (BCT)  E/15%

CRISIS MANAGEMENT
Serve on the University’s Crisis Management Team. In conjunction with the Dean of Students and the Emergency Manager, further develop and document protocols and procedures for the Crisis Management Team. Assist with planning and coordinating monthly meetings, crisis debrief meetings and periodic tabletop exercises  E/10%

PLANNING/MARKETING
In conjunction with staff in the Dean of Students Office, plan, coordinate and evaluate at least one major outreach event each semester to promote the functions of the Dean of Students Office to the general student population. Engage in efforts to further develop the brand and image of the Dean of Students Office and identify opportunities to promote our office as a resource and referral source for all students, faculty and staff as well as the home for care and advocacy for students.  E/5%

STUDENT OUTREACH
Engage as an active partner in Campus Climate efforts by developing a plan for outreach to underrepresented student populations, in conjunction with other staff in the Dean of Students Office, to ensure that our staff are present at and perceived as accessible to and supportive of students who identify as domestic students of color, out of state students, international students, student veterans, Muslim students, atheist, and/or LGBTQ students.  E/5%

COMMITTEES
Represent the Division on University-wide and division-wide committees as requested. Participate in Orientation programs, New Student Move-In, Clemson Connect (extended orientation), Family Weekend, Student Leader Retreats and Programs, etc.  E/5%

PARTICIPATION
Service as an Administrative Hearing Board chair for the Office of Community and Ethical Standards. Participate in training to serve as an advocate for victims and/or respondents involved in the conduct process.  E/5%

REPRESENTATIVE
Be prepared to act on behalf of the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students in her absence, as requested.  E/5%

QUALIFICATIONS:
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
A master’s degree and experience in student services programs.

PREFERRED IN ADDITION TO THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Master’s degree preferably in Student Personnel Services, Higher Education or related field. Four (4) years of full-time professional experience in a higher education. Experience with student conduct and crisis intervention.

PAY & WORK SCHEDULE:
Standard Hrs: 37.5;  Band: 07 ($ 46,169.00 – $ 85,417.00)
Significant on-call responsibilities (min 8 weeks/year) and ongoing, on-call response to crisis management team issues (phone and/or in-person). Additional occasional night and weekend commitments related to student events/issues.  This position is vital to the accomplishment of the goals and objectives of the University.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Ability to apply student development theory with the philosophy of educational discipline. Knowledge of higher education legal issues pertaining to student conduct administration. Strong organizational and administrative skills. Understanding of various alternative dispute resolution models. Knowledge of Alcohol and other drug education. Ability to create, coordinate and evaluate programs.

Demonstrated background in leading collaborative efforts between multiple constituencies. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated understanding of underrepresented groups and initiatives that enhance inclusive efforts.

Guidelines: Works under the supervision of the AVP of Student Affairs/Dean of Students.  Initiative and good judgement are required.  Must be committed to advancing the University’s and Student Affairs’ mission and goals.  Guidance is available through periodic staff meetings, one-on-one meetings and upon request.  Essential that the Assistant Dean keep the AVPSA well informed of activities.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  April 18, 2014

JOB LOCATION: Hendrix Student Center- Clemson Main Campus

APPLY HERE: http://www.Click2Apply.net/3jw8y9p

 

Posted 28 March 2014: Director of Student Conduct, Binghamton University (NY)

Category: Professional
Department: Dean of Students
Locations: Binghamton, NY
Posted: Mar 19, ’14
Type: Full-time
Ref. No.: 07049

Budget Title:   (SL-5) Senior Staff Associate

Salary:  Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Binghamton University seeks a dynamic student-centered professional to lead the Office of Student Conduct at a time of tremendous potential for the University.  Binghamton is a growing University with new leadership and a bold vision to become the premier public university of the 21st century.

The Office of Student Conduct has a rich history of student engagement in policy development and decision making.  This is an important part of student life at Binghamton.  As a key member of the Dean of Students team, the Director of Student Conduct partners with the University community to develop innovative strategies to manage student conduct for undergraduates, graduates and student organizations.  The Director of Student Conduct provides leadership, oversight and direction for Binghamton University’s Office of Student Conduct, including supervision of two professional staff, two administrative assistants, graduates assistants and student interns.

Reporting to the Dean of Students, the Director articulates and interprets community standards based on the University mission and values.  This position works in collaboration with students (including members of the conduct board and student advocates) to uphold the standards of the University through student education and accountability.  Focused on student and community success, the Director develops and interprets data to monitor trends, inform decision-making and provide relevant education to the community.  The Director is responsible for communications with students and families participating in the student conduct process and serves as the liaison with local law enforcement, attorneys and the district attorneys’ offices.

The Director serves on University committees or designates and oversees appropriate staff to serve committees including the Students of Concern and Threat Assessment Committee.  The Director participates in on-call rotations for the campus and provides oversight of the conduct process within the residential community.

The Director is an important team builder on campus maintaining critical relationships with campus partners including faculty, Health Services, University Police, Residential Life, Title IX Coordinators and many others.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree required
  • 5 – 7 years of progressively responsible professional experience in student conduct or related field
  • Demonstrated ability to lead in a dynamic community with a diverse student body
  • Candidates must be well versed in current laws and guidance pertaining to FERPA, the Clery Act, Title IX, Campus SaVE Act and other applicable regulatory provisions
  • Strong oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate with technology
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and solve problems
  • Possess critical thinking skills including policy analysis and interpretation
  • Experience with developing and/or implementing trainings
  • Experience with budgets and databases (Maxient preferred)

Additional Information:

Note: Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.

Please also note that the Deficit Reduction Program for UUP represented faculty and staff is in still effect, which impacts paychecks.  This, along with other payroll information, can be found on our website http://www2.binghamton.edu/human-resources/new-employees/new-faculty-staff.html or by calling Human Resources at 607-777-6625 or 607-777-2129.

Application Instructions:
Deadline for Internal Applicants:   4/9/14

Deadline for External Applicants:  Open until filled

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled.

Persons interested in this position should apply online.

Please submit:

  1. Resume,
  2. Cover letter, and
  3. Contact information for three professional references

You may add additional files/documents after uploading your resume. After you fill out your contact information, you will be directed to the upload page. Please login to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents: http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/login.jsp 

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Posted 25 March 2014: Associate Director of Admission, Deerfield Academy (MA)

Deerfield Academy seeks an Associate Director of Admission, to begin in August 2014.

Reporting to the Dean of Admission and Financial Aid and working in collaboration with the
rest of the admission staff, the Associate Director will assume typical admission counselor
responsibilities including market development and recruitment; travel; cultivation of key
constituents including prospective students and parents, sending school counselors and
educational consultants; interviewing and assessing applicants; managing an admission
committee; and generally participating in all admission-related tasks throughout the year as
assigned. Of particular interest for this position is experience in strategic recruitment and/or
operational systems.

The successful applicant for this position will have excellent interpersonal, communication
(verbal and written), analytical and organizational skills. Additionally, the candidate will have a
genuine appreciation of adolescents as well as the ability to work as part of a team of
professionals. The position requires someone with energy, enthusiasm, proven people and
managerial skills, a sense of humor, and experience working with students and parents.
Experience in independent boarding and day schools, higher education and/or an understanding
of mission-driven enterprises is helpful.

As is true for all members of the admission staff, the Associate Director will be expected to have
a genuine understanding and appreciation of all facets of the Academy’s program and as a result
will participate in the daily life of the school. Responsibilities may include dormitory residence
or association, coaching assignments, dining hall duties, committee work, and/or other routine
duties.

Deerfield Academy is situated in the middle of Historic Deerfield, a colonial village in
western Massachusetts. The Academy is nonsectarian and coeducational; it enrolls 635
students and employs 110 faculty; and it offers competitive salary and benefits packages.

Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to John Taylor, Associate Head of
School, via e-mail to admission2014@deerfield.edu. The subject line in the email should
be titled Associate Director of Admission.

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Posted 22 March 2014: Teacher of Chemistry, Deerfield Academy (MA)

Deerfield Academy announces a search for the position of Teacher of Chemistry to begin duties
15 August 2014.

The primary responsibility is to teach high school level Chemistry. The Deerfield science
curriculum includes introductory courses, Advanced Placement and research courses. The most
attractive candidates should be able to teach higher-level courses and an introductory course in a
second area of science.

Other responsibilities include those that are normally part of a boarding school commitment:
dormitory residence or association, coaching assignments, dining hall duties, committee work,
and other routine duties.

A candidate must have prior teaching experience and also possess the interest and energy to
thrive with a lively work pace, a genuine appreciation of adolescents, a sense of humor and the
ability to work as part of a team. Clearly a desire to live and work in a residential academic
community is essential.

Deerfield Academy is situated in the middle of Historic Deerfield, a colonial village in western
Massachusetts. The Academy is nonsectarian and coeducational; it enrolls 630 students and
employs 125 faculty and offers competitive salary and benefits packages. Deerfield Academy is
an EOE.

TO APPLY: Candidates should send a cover letter and resume as soon as possible to John Taylor, Dean of Faculty, via e-mail to chemistry2014@deerfield.edu. The subject line in the email should be
titled Chemistry.

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Posted 7 March 2014: Area Coordinator, Head-of-Hall Position, John Carroll University (OH)

The Area Coordinator is a full-time, 12-month, live-on professional staff member in the Office of Residence
Life. The Area Coordinator reports directly to the Assistant Director of Residence Life for Residential
Education and shares in the responsibility for all facets of the Residence Life program. The desired start date
for the Position is June 2, 2014.

We seek a new Student Affairs professional who:
• Cares deeply about forming strong relationships and engaging in meaningful experiences with students
•  Embraces our Catholic and Jesuit identity and will live the mission of our University
•  Is open to new and challenging experiences directed towards professional growth
•  Is committed to creating and contributing to an inclusive campus community
•  Maintains high performance and ethical standards of self and others

For more information about the University, its mission and history, please visit: www.jcu.edu/about.
For more information about the Office of Residence Life, please visit: www.jcu.edu/reslife.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
•  Lead and develop a residential community of 400 to 500 students living in 2 residence halls
•  Directly supervise, develop and evaluate 10 to 14 resident assistants (RA), including 2 Senior RAs
•  Plan and facilitate weekly staff meetings
•  Conduct bi-weekly one-on-one meetings with individual RAs
•  Oversees the planning and implementation of all programming initiatives in the residential community
•  Advise and guide RAs on appropriate student and floor interventions
•  Serve as a hearing officer for student conduct cases
•  Mediate elevated conflicts that occur between roommates and among residents
•  Be a resource for and available to students to address needs and concerns
•  Collaborate with Resident Campus Ministry Intern to support student needs
•  Serve on the on-call duty rotation
•   Manage budgets for staff development and programming
•  Contribute significantly to RA recruitment, selection and training processes
•  Contribute significantly to departmental, divisional and institutional commitments as assigned
•  Perform occasional evening and weekend responsibilities
•  Perform other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS

Required:
•  Bachelors degree
•  Prior experience in Student Affairs
•  Thorough knowledge of student development, student leadership and community development theories
•  Strong oral and written communication and critical thinking skills
•  Proficiency in MS Office suite
•  Possess values aligned with the mission and identity of John Carroll University

Very Strongly Preferred:
•  Masters degree in College Student Personnel Administration, Higher Education or related field
•  one year of experience in Residence Life
•  Prior supervisory experience

BENEFITS & COMPENSATION
•  Full administrative benefits package including comprehensive medical, dental, retirement, vision and
life insurances
•  One-bedroom apartment (fully furnished, including a washer and dryer unit)
•  University meal plan (and for spouse if applicable)
•  Parking permit (and for spouse if applicable)
•  Salary: $30,500 per annum

TO APPLY
To complete an application for this position, please visit:
https://jcu.hua.mytalentlink.hrdpt.com/hrsmart/ats/Posting/view/625

Resume review will begin immediately and we will be interviewing at TPE Baltimore from March 12-16, 2014.
Our position number is P-5394. The application deadline is March 21, 2014. At time of application, please
submit a cover letter, resume and list of three professional references.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Lord Edwin “Eddie” J. Carreon, M.A.
Assistant Director of Residence Life for Residential Education
E-mail: lcarreon@jcu.edu
Phone: 216-397-4408
John Carroll University
Office of Residence Life
1 John Carroll Boulevard
University Heights, Ohio 44118

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Posted 6 March 2014: Associate Dean, School of Education, Loyola University (MD)

The School of Education at Loyola University Maryland is seeking exceptionally qualified applicants for the position of Associate Dean, School of Education. This is a full-time, 12-month position beginning July 1, 2014. The Associate Dean of the School of Education reports directly to the Dean of the School of Education and is responsible for day-to-day academic, personnel and budgetary decisions. Responsibilities include implementation, oversight and operationalization of the School’s vision and initiatives as defined by the Dean; provision of assistance with the development of strategic plans and accreditation reports; oversight of the School’s budget; oversight of marketing, recruitment and admissions practices for the School; participation in enrollment management, tuition setting and enrollment projection initiatives; service as the Dean’s designee at key internal and external meetings; and collaboration with departmental Chairs for day-to-day operations and to support the development of tenure track faculty and the academic success of students.

Loyola University is a dynamic, highly selective Jesuit Catholic institution in the Liberal Arts tradition and is recognized as a leading independent, comprehensive university in the northeastern United States. Located in a beautiful residential section of Baltimore with Graduate Centers in Timonium and Columbia, Loyola enrolls over 3,200 students in its graduate programs and 3,000 students in its graduate programs. The School of Education is NCATE accredited and offers comprehensive programs leading to undergraduate degrees in education and advanced programs. The School has a commitment to social justice and the pursuit of educational excellence. The position comes with a 12-month contract. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants should apply on-line at https://careers.loyola.edu. Applicants will need to submit all application materials including a letter of interest detailing qualifications as specified above, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with priority given to application received by March 28, 2014. The University welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to its educational mission. Loyola is an equal employment opportunity employer, and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups regardless of religious affiliation.

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Posted 6 March 2014:  Teacher of Architecture and Visual Design, Deerfield Academy (MA) 

Date of Announcement: March 4, 2014

Position Start and End Date: August 15, 2014 – June 15, 2015

Email Address to Apply: 2014architecture@deerfield.edu

Subject Line for Email: Architecture

Deerfield Academy announces a search for a Teacher of Architecture and Visual Design to begin duties 15 August 2014. This is a one year position.

The primary classroom responsibility is to teach the various levels of architecture
and visual design that are appropriate for a secondary school. Candidates must be
willing to work closely with departmental colleagues and must be prepared to
teach foundation and advanced level architecture and design skills. Other
responsibilities for this position include those that are normally part of a boarding
school commitment: dormitory residence or association, coaching assignments,
dining hall duties, committee work, and other routine duties.

Prior teaching experience is preferred. A candidate must also possess the interest
and energy to thrive with a lively work pace, a genuine appreciation of
adolescents, a sense of humor and the ability to work as part of a team. Clearly a
desire to live and work in a residential academic community is essential.

Deerfield Academy is situated in the middle of Historic Deerfield, a colonial
village in western Massachusetts. The Academy is nonsectarian and
coeducational, enrolls 635 students, employs 120 faculty and offers competitive
salary and benefits packages.

Candidates should send a cover letter and resume as soon as possible to John Taylor,
Dean of Faculty, via e-mail to 2014architecture@deerfield.edu. The subject line in the
email should be titled Architecture. For additional information please visit Deerfield.edu.

 Posted 6 February 2014: Instructor or Lecturer Position in Science Education, Boston University

The School of Education at Boston University is seeking applicants for a full-time, one-year instructor or lecturer position in the science education program. The science education program provides initial pre-service teacher preparation at both the graduate and undergraduate levels as well as preparation for a doctoral degree.

This one year Instructor or Lecturer position begins July 1, 2014. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

BU is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Teach three to four courses related to science/engineering education per semester. Courses to be taught include, but are not limited to, science/engineering teaching methods, practicum and pre-practicum seminars, history and the nature of science
  • Engage in professional development activities with in-service educators and/or pre-college students
  • Contribute to program development, and student recruitment
  • Assist with research projects
  • Build positive relations with local schools, other departments at Boston University, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and professional organizations
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of K-12 outreach in science/engineering

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned masters or doctorate degree in science or engineering education
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence of science and/or engineering at the elementary, middle, or high school level
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills
  • Ability to design and implement engaging evidence-based instruction

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years of classroom science teaching or equivalent experience in K-12 science education
  • Experience teaching at the college/university level
  • Bachelors degree or research experience in science or engineering

Applicants should submit the following documents electronically to sedsrch@bu.edu:

  • Cover letter explaining suitability for position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference, at least one of which must address the candidate’s effectiveness as an educator
  • A sample of scholarly writing, such as a thesis, article, or curriculum module
  • Unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts

Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee:
Dr. Don DeRosa, donder@bu.edu

 

Posted 28 January 2014: Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education, University of Louisiana–Lafayette

Position:
EEO# ED 5-12 Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education. This position is a nine-monthtenure-track appointment. Summer teaching may be available.

Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching methodology courses to prospective teachers in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction. Primary teaching responsibilities include undergraduate upper-division courses, post- bachelor’s alternative certification courses, graduate courses, and/or supervision of student teaching.

Qualifications:
Applicants must have a terminal degree in Curriculum & Instruction or related field, from an accredited university with a specialization in early childhood education, elementary education, or reading education. Preference will be given to applicants who are active members of the National Association for the Education of Young Children and/or International Reading Association. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to: teaching in a field-based curriculum, mentoring pre-service teachers, and contributing to departmental and college committees. A minimum of three years K-12 teaching experience is required. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but degree must be completed prior to starting date.

Administrative Unit:
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is one of 9 publicly supported universities in the University of Louisiana system. UL-Lafayette has an enrollment of 16,687 students with a faculty of 580 and offers degree programs in 55 disciplines, the master’s degree in 26 disciplines, and the doctorate in 10 disciplines. The Department of Curriculum and Instruction has 970 majors and 31 fulltime faculty, while the College of Education has approximately 2170 majors.

Salary:Commensurate with experience

Start Date: August 2014

Applications:
Letter of application, vitae, three letters of recommendation,
transcripts, and supporting materials for initial consideration should be sent to:

Chair, Early Childhood QSN Committee University of Louisiana at Lafayette
P.O. Box 42051
Lafayette, LA 70504-2051
edci@louisiana.edu

•••Preference will be given to applications received by February 7, 2014.

Posted 24 January 2014:  Director of Master of Arts in Education, Eastern Mennonite University

Eastern Mennonite University seeks qualified applicants for a Director of Master of Arts in Education at EMU Lancaster Campus. The position is responsible for the vision, vitality, and every day functions of a successful and innovative NCATE-accredited graduate teacher education program. This half-time administrative position (can be combined with half-time teaching position to create a full-time position) directs the Master of Arts Lancaster Campus program and reports to and collaborates with the Master of Arts in Education program director at the main campus, Harrisonburg, VA. The director is responsible for developing and promoting new programs, recruiting, advising incoming MA candidates, planning and evaluating curriculum, and formulating and managing budget within the program. The director is responsible for Pennsylvania Department of Education and national CAEP accreditation of graduate programs. Doctoral degree in education required. Position begins Fall 2014. Submit application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial) and three letters of reference to: graduate@emu.edu. For more information visit our website at www.emu.edu/humanresources. Persons who bring diversity are encouraged to apply. EOE.

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Posted 24 January 2014:  Eastern Mennonite University seeks qualified applicants for a full time Director of Master of Arts in Education and Tenure-Track Faculty position. The position is responsible for the vision, vitality, and every day functions of a successful and innovative NCATE-accredited multi-site program in graduate teacher education. This half-time administrative and half-time teaching position includes directing the Master of Arts main-campus-based program and collaborating with the Master of Arts in Education program director at Lancaster, PA. The director is responsible for developing and promoting new programs, recruiting, advising incoming MA candidates, planning and evaluating curriculum, and formulating and managing budget within the program. The ability to work collegially as part of an integrated graduate and undergraduate program and compatibility with the department’s mission “to prepare competent, caring, reflective practitioners who value service to others, and teach boldly in a changing world through an ethic of care and critical reflection” is essential. Doctoral degree in education required. Position begins Fall 2014. Submit application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial) and three letters of reference to: graduate@emu.edu. For more information visit our website at www.emu.edu/humanresources. Persons who bring diversity are encouraged to apply. EOE

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Posted 22 January 2014:  High School Science and Summer Positions, posted by Chicago-area TSJ

 1] Tilden High School is currently seeking a certified Science teacher to start immediately for the second semester of the 2013-2014 school year.  A variety of course offerings to teach are available, preference for Chemistry.  Tilden is a neighborhood high school located in the Canaryville/Back of the Yards neighborhood.  The school is currently partnering with Columbia College to integrate digital media into teaching and learning at the school via a Convergence Academy.  The school operates on a 4×4 block schedule.  Interested candidates should submit resumes to Principal Maurice Swinney,mswinney@cps.edu.  

2] The Encampment for Citizenship has two summer jobs. Download ad for Program Director and Staff Positions.

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Posted 13 January 2014: English Teacher, Deerfield Academy (MA)

Deerfield Academy announces a search for the position of Teacher of English to begin duties August 15, 2014.

The primary classroom responsibility is to teach the various levels of English and American Literature and Language appropriate for a secondary school. Other responsibilities for this position include those that are normally part of a boarding school commitment: dormitory residence or association, coaching assignments, dining hall duties, committee work, and other routine duties.

Prior teaching experience in English is required and a master’s degree in English Literature is preferred. A candidate must also possess the interest and energy to thrive with a lively work pace, a genuine appreciation of adolescents, a sense of humor and the ability to work as part of a team. Clearly a desire to live and work in a residential academic community is essential.

Deerfield Academy is situated in the middle of Historic Deerfield, a colonial village in western Massachusetts. Nonsectarian and coeducational, the Academy enrolls 650 students and employs 120 faculty; it offers competitive salary and benefits packages.

Candidates should send a cover letter and resume as soon as possible to John Taylor, Dean of Faculty, via e-mail to english2014@deerfield.edu. The subject line in the email should be titled English Teacher.

Posted 9 January 2014: Chairperson, Exercise Science, Physical Education, & Wellness, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN 38505

Full-time, nine-month appointment to begin August, 2014 with tenure pending TBR approval. Initial screening of applications will begin on 2/10/2014; open until filled. AA/EEO

QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIRED – An earned doctorate in Exercise Science, Physical Education and Wellness or related field, with commensurate professional experience to qualify for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Demonstrated significant achievement in an academic or performance discipline. Documented success in higher education instruction. Proven ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The chairperson will provide leadership for the academic, personnel, fiscal and public affairs of the very active Department of Exercise Science, Physical Education, and Wellness. The department chair oversees all operations of the department, including the management of budget; supervising and assigning teaching and non-teaching responsibilities to faculty and staff; faculty and staff evaluations; curriculum and accreditation matters; and coordinating with various campus offices to advance departmental and university objectives. The chair will represent and serve as an advocate for the department within the university and to the greater public. The chair will have teaching responsibilities each semester.

Tennessee Technological University is a public institution with an enrollment of approximately 11,500 students located on the eastern Highland Rim of Tennessee. The University’s Carnegie classification is Masters-Large. The Exercise Science, Physical Education, and Wellness Department has experienced considerable enrollment growth with B.S. concentrations in Coaching & Sports Administration, Fitness & Wellness, Pre-OT/Pre-PT, Recreation & Leisure Management, and K-12 Teacher Licensure. MA concentrations in Exercise Science include Adapted Physical Education, Elementary & Secondary School Physical Education, Fitness & Lifetime Wellness, and Sport Management.

The application procedure is available at: www.tntech.edu/jobs

 

Posted 9 January 2014: Art Education, Adjunct Faculty, School of Visual Arts (NY)

The MAT in Art Education Department at the School of Visual Arts invites applications for the position teaching “Materials & Methods: Elementary”, beginning in September, 2014.

Ongoing studio practice and elementary teaching experience is required, along with a Doctorate in Art Education. Knowledge of and experience with contemporary art educational theory required.  K-12 Art Education teacher certification is preferred

Course description: The methods and materials appropriate for basic art experiences suitable for prekindergarten through middle school will be examined, including problem solving approaches to various teaching situations, classroom management and discipline. Based on cumulative, developmental learning experiences in visual art and interdisciplinary classroom work, students will develop strategies and procedures for teaching art, including sequential lesson plans, which they will use in their student teaching.

Application reviews begin immediately. Send a letter of interest, current vitae, a portfolio of studio work (CD, DVD, or website link), a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and phone numbers of three current references that may be contacted. Please include your current e-mail address for correspondence as well.  SVA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to cultivating a diverse community including members of historically underrepresented groups

Reply to:

Rose Viggiano, Chair
MAT Art Education Department
School of Visual Arts
209 East 23rd Street
NY, NY 10010

School of Visual Arts is located in New York City. The MAT Art Education Department offers rigorous academic study, coupled with requisite teaching experience, which provides graduates with the essential knowledge and tools to teach art to children.

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Posted 2 January 2014:  Dean, College of Education, University of Oregon

http://jobs.uoregon.edu/unclassified.php?id=4535

Posting: 13541
Location: Eugene, Oregon
Closes: Open Until Filled

Position:  Dean, College of Education

Reports to:  Senior Vice President and Provost

Review:  To ensure consideration, submit applications by February 28,
2014; Position will remain open until filled.

The University of Oregon, a comprehensive, public, liberal arts,
Research University, seeks applications and nominations for Dean of
the College of Education.  The University of Oregon is one of 34
public institutions of higher education that are members of the
Association of American Universities and one of eight public
institutions that are members of the Association of Pacific Rim
Universities.

The University of Oregon, College of Education offers degree programs
in the areas of Counseling Psychology and Human Services, Educational
Leadership, Special Education, and Teacher Education.   The College of
Education is home to sixteen research centers and outreach centers.
Almost 1,000 undergraduate majors, and over 550 graduate students,
interact with 40 tenure track and research associate faculty.  The
College of Education is an inclusive learning community committed to
fulfilling our mission of making educational and social systems work
for all.  According to the U.S. News & World Report 2014 edition of
?America?s Best Graduate Schools,? the College of Education ranks
among the top ten graduate schools of education nationwide for ten
years running, second among public institutions and 8th overall.  For
the fourteenth consecutive year, its Special Education program is
ranked third in the nation.  For the past six years the University of
Oregon education faculty has placed in the top three for funded
research per faculty member.  Funded research now exceeds $33 million
annually, or $825,000 per tenured faculty member.  More than 8,900
schools in all 50 states utilize the research and outreach services of
College of Education faculty.  The College of Education accounts for
approximately 27% of the overall research budget at the University of
Oregon.

In 2010, the College of Education opened its new $48 million
state-of-the-art education complex, the HEDCO Education Building.  It
provides the college?s students, faculty and staff with the most
advanced technology for teaching and learning at the university.  The
expansion in size increases the college?s space by two-thirds and
brings its five clinical training programs under one roof.  HEDCO
Education Building includes offices, classrooms, public spaces and two
working clinics.

The college collaborates closely with the College of Arts and Sciences
as well as five professional schools all characterized by their
liberal arts foundations: the School of Architecture and Allied Arts,
Lundquist College of Business, School of Journalism and Communication,
School of Law, and School of Music and Dance….

The Position

The Dean serves as academic leader and chief executive of the college
and reports directly to the Provost.  The Dean sits on the Academic
Leadership Team, a small academic policy formation group, and the
Leadership Council, a larger university management organization.  The
Dean is responsible for providing leadership and management for
faculty, staff, and students in establishing and achieving the
college?s goals.  These responsibilities include:

Guiding the formulation and implementation of the College?s strategic vision

Building consensus for advancing academic quality and programmatic priorities

Hiring and retaining excellent faculty representing a wide array of
disciplines and scholarly interests.

Advancing the college?s efforts to create an educational environment
supportive of staff, students, and faculty inclusive of race, culture,
(dis)ability, gender, sexuality, and/or religion.

Supporting faculty research and the advancement of knowledge

Representing faculty research across national forums, such as federal
funding agencies

Furthering academic excellence in undergraduate and graduate education

Leading the college?s development and fundraising agenda, and creating
strategies to enhance college resources that support the mission of
the College

Facilitating collaborative relationships with the public school
systems and agencies serving children and families in the community
and region

Responsibilities and Qualifications

As the leader, the successful candidate will be expected to have:
Demonstrated strategic leadership in a complex organization or
academic setting

An earned doctorate in  education or  related discipline with a
distinguished record of academic achievements and a record of
scholarship, teaching, and service that warrants appointment at the
rank of professor within the college

The ability to represent all areas of the college

Demonstrated commitment to high quality research with a record of
sponsored research and management of a sponsored research portfolio

Demonstrated excellence in teaching, and promoting justice in
educational settings

Experience with budget policy in a large organizational context

The experience and/or aptitude and commitment to enable successful
advocacy and fundraising on behalf of the college

A commitment to recruiting and supporting culturally diverse staff,
faculty, and students

The ability to support and enhance the College?s efforts to create
programs whose graduates are able to competently serve the needs of
culturally, linguistically, economically, racially, sexually,
physically, and mentally diverse populations

Demonstrated the ability to lead in a collaborative or collegial
manner within a large and complex organizational environment with
diverse populations

Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Implemented best practices in honoring diversity and promoting social justice

The Search Committee invites letters of nomination, applications
(letter of interest, CV, and contact information for at least five
references), or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search
firm assisting the University.  Confidential review of materials will
begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made.  Prior
to hire, the finalist in this position is subject to a criminal
background check.  It is preferred, however that all nominations and
application be submitted prior to February 28, 2014 to:

Laurie C. Wilder, Executive Vice President and Managing Director
Porsha L. Williams, Vice President
Parker Executive Search
Five Concourse Parkway, Suite 2900
Atlanta, GA 30328
770-804-1996 ext: 109 and 117

pwilliams@parkersearch.com|| eraines@parkersearch.com

Posted 21 December 2013: Computer Science Teacher, University Prep

Full-time, academic year position

Qualifications:

University Prep seeks an innovative computer science teacher to deliver a program of study in grades 6-12, including three levels of computer science classes, supporting instruction for computational thinking across the curriculum, and advising student clubs. This is a new position, part of a school initiative to increase emphasis on computer science in the program and meet rapidly growing student interest in the subject.

Candidates must possess demonstrated competence and experience in the content area and pedagogy. A master’s degree or equivalent experience in computer science and recent successful teaching experience are desired. An understanding of new perspectives on teaching computer science will be helpful. Successful candidates will have the flexibility, energy, enthusiasm, high expectations, and understanding of the developmental needs of 6th – 12th grade students.

University Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from qualified candidates of all races, religions, national origins, and sexual orientations.

Reports to:
Director of the Upper School

Duties:

Teach one Middle School and two Upper School elective courses in computer science, with the goals of high engagement, broad accessibility, and opportunities for advanced study.

Collaborate with Middle School teachers in other disciplines (currently math and science) to integrate computer science and computational thinking activities into these required courses.

Support student-led clubs in applied computing fields. These vary from year to year based on student initiative and may include robotics, engineering, 3D printing, programming, and app design.

Articulate and refine the vision for broadly inclusive, authentic instruction in computer science at U Prep. In collaboration with the academic dean, division directors, and academic technology director, develop future strategic directions forthe computer science program, including consideration of a U Prep graduation requirement in computer science.

Describe the computer science program to current and prospective students, families, and peers at other educational institutions. Actively network with local and national organizations, such as the UW Computer Science Department and Puget Sound CSTA, to enrich and share U Prep’s work in computer science.

Other duties as assigned.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your résumé to Debbie Playter at dplayter@universityprep.org.

No phone calls or drop-ins, please! Additional information:  http://www.universityprep.org

Posted 19 December 2013: Music Director, Deerfield Academy (MA)

Deerfield Academy announces a search for the position of Music Director to begin duties August 15, 2014.

The primary responsibility is to oversee all aspects of the music program, teach two classes, and direct the choral program. The most attractive candidates would be able to conduct the Chorus and teach AP Music Theory and Composition. The ability to conduct an orchestra and coach chamber music would be valued as well.

Other responsibilities include those normally associated with boarding school life: residential (dormitory resident or associate); co-curricular (athletics, community service); dining hall duties; committee work; and other routine duties.

Candidates must have the energy to thrive with varied, challenging work, a genuine appreciation of adolescents, a sense of humor, and the ability to work as part of a team. A desire to live and work in a residential academic community, as well as, prior teaching or conducting experience is essential.

Deerfield Academy is situated in the middle of Historic Deerfield, a colonial village in western Massachusetts. The Academy is nonsectarian and coeducational; it enrolls 640 students and employs 120 faculty; it offers competitive salary and benefits packages.

Candidates should send a cover letter and resume as soon as possible to John Taylor, Dean of Faculty, via e-mail to musicdirector2014@deerfield.edu. The subject line in the email should be titled Music. For additional information please visit www.Deerfield.edu. 

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Posted 16 December 2013:  Assistant or Associate Professor, Special Education, City College of New York

The Department of Leadership and Special Education in the School of Education at the City College of New York invites applicants for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in Special Education, beginning in the Fall of 2014. The position requires a commitment to scholarly research and teaching resulting in publications and presentations, service to the department and college, and academic advisement. The successful candidate is expected to actively develop or maintain a systematic research agenda and publication record, seek external funding, collaborate with local school districts, teach courses in special education, advise students, and participate in committee work.

Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Special Education or a related field.  Also required is experience working with students with exceptionalities, and the ability to address the academic/social needs of culturally and linguistically diverse students in urban settings. Candidates who possess, or would qualify for Board Certified Behavior Analyst – Doctoral (BCBA-D) certification, are desirable.

To apply, please the view the job opening (Job ID 9796) at CUNY’s employment page (www.cuny.edu) and follow all instructions.

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Posted 13 December 2013: Math Teacher, Deerfield Academy (MA)

Deerfield Academy announces a search for the position of Teacher of Mathematics to begin duties 15 August 2014.

The primary responsibility is to teach all levels of mathematics from Algebra I to courses that extend beyond BC Calculus. Other responsibilities for this position include those that are normally part of a boarding school commitment: dormitory residence or association, coaching assignments, dining hall duties, committee work, and other routine duties.

Prior experience teaching classes such as AP Statistics, Multivariable Calculus, Number Theory, Linear and Abstract Algebra at the high school or college level is preferable. A candidate must also possess the interest and energy to thrive in a lively work pace, a genuine appreciation of adolescents, a sense of humor and the ability to work as part of a team. Clearly a desire to live and work in a residential academic community is essential.

Deerfield Academy is situated in the middle of Historic Deerfield, a colonial village in western Massachusetts. The Academy is nonsectarian and coeducational; it enrolls 635 students and employs 120 faculty; it offers competitive salary and benefits packages.

Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to John Taylor, Associate Head of School, via e- mail to math2014@deerfield.edu. The subject line in the email should be titled Math Teacher.

Posted 5 December 2013:  College Advisor, Deerfield Academy (MA)

Date of Announcement: December 3, 2013

Position Start Date: August 15, 2014

Position Title: College Advisor

Full-time/Part-time: full-time

Academic Year/Full Year: full year

Subject Line for Email: College Advisor

Job Description:

Deerfield Academy announces a search for a full-time position as College Advisor to begin duties August 15, 2014. The College Advisor works with individual students and their parents with the process of applying to college. This full-time job includes counseling, writing the school’s recommendation, developing lists of colleges for students to consider, advising about standardized testing, summer opportunities, course of study and personal presentation. Common sense, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively are important qualities for the job as is the willingness to participate as fully as possible in the Deerfield community. Other responsibilities for this position include those that are normally part of a boarding school commitment: dormitory residence or association, coaching assignments, dining hall duties, committee work, and other routine duties.

Previous experience in College Advising or Admissions is valuable. A candidate must also possess the interest and energy to thrive with a lively work pace, a genuine appreciation of adolescents, a sense of humor and the ability to work as part of a team. Clearly a desire to live and work in a residential academic community is essential.

Deerfield Academy is situated in the middle of Historic Deerfield, a colonial village in western Massachusetts. Nonsectarian and coeducational, the Academy enrolls 650 students and employs 120 faculty; it offers competitive salary and benefits packages.

Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to John Taylor, Associate Head of School, via e-mail to facultypositions@deerfield.edu. The subject line in the email should be titled College Advisor.

Deerfield Academy, PO Box 87, Deerfield MA 01342   •  413.772.0241  •   www.deerfield.edu

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Posted 9 October 2013: Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, College of Education and Human Development, The University of Maine

The University of Maine College of Education and Human Development invites applications for an academic year, tenure track Assistant Professor position in Educational Leadership beginning September 2014. The University of Maine is the states land and sea grant university and we are committed to reaffirming our leadership role as the flagship university. As a result, we are committed to providing service, research and creative activities to extend benefits to all of society. The University of Maine seeks to provide an environment conducive to collaborative thought, thus promoting learning and the free exchange of ideas. As part of attainment of this mission, the College of Education and Human Development is committed to social justice and respect for all individuals; thus we seek to create a culture of inclusion that actively supports all members of our faculty and staff. It is our intention to create an environment that is inclusive of individuals who are diverse in ability/disability, age, economic status, ethnicity, gender, language, national origin, race, religion, and sexual orientation. Therefore, the College aspires to become a more diverse community in order to extend its enriching benefits to all participants. An essential feature of our community is an environment that supports exploration, learning, and work free from bias and harassment, thereby improving the growth and development of each member of the community.

Overview of Program: The Educational Leadership program is committed to building school leadership capacity for administrative and teacher leadership in PK-12 schools based on a tradition of practice-based scholarship, a history of involvement in Maine schools, and a commitment to enhancing leadership capacity related to diversity and its implications for schools. Our programs for the Master’s, Certificate of Advanced Study, and Doctoral degrees emphasize the development of school leaders grounded in practice, research, and publication. Additional information about the Educational Leadership program can be found at: http://umaine.edu/edhd/graduate-programs/graduate-programs- 2/prek-12-educational-leadership/.

Responsibilities: The College of Education and Human Development is strongly committed to leading through research, innovation and engagement. To help meet this goal the Educational Leadership program is seeking a colleague committed to excellence in teaching, research and service. All teaching is in the evening and some Saturdays throughout the academic year. Although not required our instructors usually teach one or two courses during the summer. Co-teaching through our cohort based programs, teaching off campus, and incorporating distance-learning options are additional expectations. The successful candidate must also be fully engaged in an active research agenda in the field of educational leadership leading to publications and conference presentations. The candidate is also expected to establish working relationships with practitioners, their schools and districts, policy-makers and professional organizations.Educational Leadership faculty members collaboratively share responsibility in making programmatic and instructional decisions within our program area.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Educational Leadership or a closely related field is required by the date of hire. Evidence of strong potential for high quality scholarship, research, and college teaching as well as a strong working knowledge of leadership development and practice is paramount. It is preferred that the successful candidate also have experience working in a leadership role at the school and/or district level; be able to collaborate and work effectively with diverse colleagues; have knowledge and skills in group facilitation and individual development of adult learners and a sensitivity to issues of diversity and difference that face educators in rural and urban school settings.

Applications: To apply, send a letter explaining your qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, representative manuscripts/publications, copies of post-secondary transcripts, and at least three letters of reference that address the applicant’s qualifications and potential for this position to: JoEllen Carr, 118 Merrill Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469; email: joellen.carr@umit.maine.edu Phone: 207-581-2455. Electronic submissions are encouraged and should be sent as a PDF. Incomplete applications cannot be considered. Appropriate background checks will be required. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. 

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