Digital Pedagogy Consultant to MA in Holocaust and Genocide Studies Program

We seek a digital pedagogy consultant to work with the director of Kean University’s Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies program (grad.kean.edu/mahgs) on developing a MOOC with the working title, “Introduction to Genocide.”

The MA in Holocaust and Genocide Studies is one of three programs of its kind in the United States and the one closest to New York City, a center of human rights activity. The MOOC is to be designed for innovative open-source instruction and for student recruitment. The project is driven by a commitment to openness and a belief that the course will inspire participants to join our program for further intensive study and career prospects. Since its rededication in 2012, the MA in Holocaust and Genocide Studies has graduated some 50 students who now pursue professions as directors of sites of conscience, teach at universities, pursue higher degrees, run resource centers, staff NGOs (non-governmental organizations), create curricula and model courses, curate exhibits, serve as policymakers, and develop commercial ventures.

The Digital Pedagogy Consultant responsibilities include:

  • training the program’s director to use the tools for developing the MOOC
  • technical support of the program’s director in designing and developing the LMS platform
  • identify and create a network for enlisting participants. The consultant must possess expertise in digital pedagogy
  • be willing to meet ftf with the program director at least at the beginning of the process
  • have a good understanding of socially networked online spaces and a variety of digital tools
  • knowledge of information architecture, usability, and the user experience
  • the ability to create a visually attractive, informative, and well-presented learning environment
  • and possible support, and negotiated, of the course as it is running. The course is expected to run in fall 2018.

Experience with the following tools is desired:

  • appropriate software
  • common web and social media applications (e.g., Twitter, Flickr, YouTube)
  • multimedia (e.g., photos, videos, podcasts).

Hours and Pay:​ The project begins on July 20, 2017 and will last through the fall semester (to December 20) and, if necessary, into the spring semester, until the platform is complete and a network is in place for maximum exposure and recruitment potential; 6 hours a week in July, 12 hours a week in August, and 6 hours during the academic year, $25/hour.

Deadline: ​Applications should be submitted by Wednesday, July 12, 2017 by noon (12pm). Application:​ To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, and representative samples of your digital work to Dr. Dennis Klein, dklein@kean.edu

Administrative Specialist – CETLS

JOB ID #: 16080

ISSUE DATE: 12/12/2016

CLOSING DATE: Open Until filled

DUTIES:

The Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (CETLS) serves the BMCC community by providing a forum for faculty members to develop as teachers and scholars. CETLS fosters cross-disciplinary dialogue about pedagogy and scholarship, and provides opportunities for faculty professional development.

Reporting to the CETLS Director, the Administrative Specialist will provide support for CETLS daily operations, and for the design and implementation of the CETLS communications strategy.

In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Coordinating meetings and events. Arranging publicity, space, food, invitations, thank-you letters, setup/cleanup and, if appropriate, agendas and minutes.

Managing CETLS data, including attendance lists, survey responses, listserv, calendar, and other data as needed.

Assisting in the design of CETLS communications with a coordinated look and feel, including email, flyers, monitors, letters, presentations, and forms.

Maintaining the CETLS web site and blog.

CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW:

Provides administrative and program support to an administrative or academic department.

Oversees department operations and assists management in planning department activities, creating schedules, assigning staff and preparing and delivering department communications.

Works with appropriate offices related to personnel recruitment, expediting search activities

Research coordinates and organizes materials for key events such as promotion and tenure reviews.

Supervises and trains support staff and student workers.

Manages budget and coordinates purchasing, accounting, and payroll.

Provides instructions and basic advice to students, faculty, and others seeking information on department activities, policies, and schedules.

Performs related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree and four years’ relevant experience required.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

A personal or professional interest in teaching.

Ability to successfully balance multiple competing projects.

Ability to efficiently manage own tasks and anticipate needs of others.

Ability to clearly communicate in writing.

Experience managing and organizing data.

Fluency with a range of desktop and web-based technologies and the ability to

learn new technologies as needed. Experience with WordPress, HTML/CSS, Adobe Creative Suite and/or video production a plus.

SALARY:

$46,640 – $55,693

Click here to apply for the Administrative Specialist- CETLS

Academic Technology Innovator – University of Arkansas – Open through May 1st

The University of Arkansas has a new-to-us position open through May 1. We are seeking an Academic Technology Innovator for our campus in beautiful Fayetteville, Arkansas. This is a leadership position with one direct report. It is the first of its kind here and we are looking for a self-starting, tech-enthusiastic, faculty-service-obsessed individual to help formalize a vision and spread knowledge on how tech use will enhance teaching and learning. The U of A campus is historically decentralized and we are working on crafting and implementing a collaborative, beneficial path to excellence and this academic support piece is key. The Academic Technology Innovator will develop relationships, build bridges, fill gaps and bolster our current 8 Guiding Priorities. I encourage you to check out the posting below, share it with peers or possible candidates, or best yet apply and – JOIN US! Consistently ranked one of the Best Places to Live, we’d love to have you come CALL THE HOGS with us – Go Razorbacks!

Description:

The University of Arkansas is seeking an Academic Technology Innovator to join the Faculty Technology Team in IT Services. This position is responsible for facilitating and coordinating discussions, plans and pathways to help drive innovation and smart academic technology use within the teaching and learning environment. This will require building deep relationships and working in close coordination with faculty and academic administrators across all University schools and colleges. Also responsible for representing the Information Technology department on various committees and working groups, advocates for a consistent academic technology experience in learning, helps to establish the strategic direction for excellent academic technology use, and serves as a conduit to empower faculty and classroom innovation by helping in the facilitation of moving innovative ideas into execution of transformative learning.

Link to UAF Careers page: https://its.uark.edu/careers/index.php

Direct link to posting: https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/19863

Director of e-Learning Center – BMCC

Borough of Manhattan Community College seeks an innovative and collaborative leader as Director of the E-Learning Center. The E-Learning Center is a unit of the Office of Academic Affairs and leads the college’s efforts to foster, support, and promote excellence in teaching and learning in online, hybrid, and web-enhanced courses, as well as improve student outcomes through teaching/learning technologies.

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), a nationally recognized leader in urban-serving education, is one of 24 institutions within The City University of New York (CUNY) system.

BMCC is the largest college in CUNY, enrolling more than 26,000 students in degree programs and 12,000 more students in continuing education programs. More than 160 countries from around the world are represented in its student body.  BMCC students obtain associate degrees in more than 40 fields. For more information about BMCC, please visit the E-Learning Center web sitewww.bmcc.cuny.edu/elearning.

The Director of E-Learning is responsible for providing leadership in the implementation of teaching/learning technologies to support the College’s priorities. As Director, the successful candidate will provide leadership to faculty and administrators about all aspects of online program development and course design, including the innovative use of technology in instruction, faculty development, and the growth of online programs. The Director will demonstrate a deep understanding of learning theories and online pedagogies and their relationship to program development.

Reporting to the Associate Dean of Faculty in the Office of Academic Affairs, the Director will collaborate with faculty and administrators on planning for BMCC E-Learning courses and programs based on established best practices; oversee the work of the instructional design and Blackboard teams; and manage the development and assessment of online programs and courses in consultation with faculty, program directors, department chairs and deans.

For more details: http://cuny.jobs/new-york-ny/director-of-e-learning-center/E592A3E41A5A42939B278E9377B65FC0/job/

 

Content Creation Associate – EdLab at Teachers College

EdLab at Teachers College Columbia University is seeking part-time staff for publishing and content creation. EdLab publishes Teachers College Record (http://www.tcrecord.org/), a peer-reviewed academic journal on education issues, and New Learning Times (https://newlearningtimes.com/), an online publication highlighting advances in education technology and entrepreneurship. This person will assist the managing editors in writing and organizing content for these publications, curating online resources, and interacting with the user community.

Responsibilities include:

*Developing ideas and writing online content highlighting innovations in learning
*Curating materials of interest to our readers
*Interacting with the online user community

Requirements:
*Interest in education and innovation
*Ability to write concise, compelling summaries of research in an informal style consistent with our publication
*Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
*Prior experience multi-tasking in a publishing environment and meeting strict deadlines
*Experience providing user support

If interested, please submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample to edlabjobs@tc.columbia.edu

Part-Time Copy Editor – EdLab

EdLab at Teachers College Columbia University is seeking part-time staff for publishing. EdLab publishes Teachers College Record, a peer-reviewed academic journal on education issues, and New Learning Times, an online publication highlighting advances in education technology and entrepreneurship. Staff joining this team will play a major role in the production process, edit articles, manage the user community, and curate key online resources for readers.

Responsibilities include:
*Proofreading, copy editing, and fact checking
*Editing, formatting, and managing submissions in a content management system
*Corresponding with authors and readers
*Writing articles for publication

Qualifications include:

*1-2 years experience copy editing for an online publication
*Experience editing academic writing in APA style, particularly citations, references, and text formatting
*Ability to organize, track, and schedule content in a CMS
*Prior experience multi-tasking in a publishing environment and meeting strict deadlines

If interested, please submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample to edlabjobs@tc.columbia.edu

Looking for English/ESL Instructors in China for August

This may be an opportunity for graduating students with ESL background (if you are aware of any) or part-time faculty.  We are seeking temporary instructors for an English Immersion program in August for our freshmen.  The program will be three weeks long (still trying to determine the exact date), but either ca. 8/7-25 or 8/9-30, with a couple of days earlier for arrival, settling in and Orientation), travel and accommodation will be paid, and there is a $4,000 dollar compensation for this gig.

If somebody has related experience and/or qualifications, we are prepared to be flexible in considering their application.

Anybody interested, should write to Dr. David Purnell (Associate Dean for Humanities & Social Sciences, dapurnel@kean.edu) and Dr. Ted Slautterback (Director for English Languages, tslautte@kean.edu), as well as the address provided in the attached ad.

Wenzhou-Kean University
Adjunct Positions, August 2017
Pre-University Intensive English Program in Wenzhou, China

Kean, a comprehensive New Jersey state university, is seeking adjuncts for the Wenzhou-Kean University annual EFL Immersion Program, held during the month of August in Wenzhou, China. Wenzhou is one of the most vibrant and economically advanced cities on China’s East Coast, located one hour by plane and just over three hours by high-speed train from Shanghai and Hong Kong.

Launched in 2012, Wenzhou-Kean University (WKU) sits on approximately 500 beautiful acres and is now in the midst of a growth phase that will bring enrollment to more than 5,000 students. WKU offers a unique model of higher education provided by a comprehensive, public University, approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. All instruction is in English and all curriculum is provided by Kean USA. Wenzhou-Kean University programs comprise seven baccalaureate majors: Teaching English in Global Settings (B.A.); Computer Science (B.S.); Finance (B.S.); Accounting (with emphasis on international standards and practices) (B.S.);

Global Business (B.S.); Marketing (B.S.); and Graphic Design (B.F.A.). In 2017, majors will be added in Interactive Advertising (B.F.A); Architecture (B.A.); Management (Entrepreneurship Option and Supply Chain Management Option) (B.S.); Mathematics – Data Analytics Option (B.A.); and Psychology (B.A.). In addition, Wenzhou-Kean has a substantial commitment to the teaching of ESL/EFL.

Pre-University Intensive English Program (ESL/EFL) – to teach English to Chinese students through a structured Oral Discourse course aimed at enhancing English fluency, proficiency and accuracy, as well as building general vocabulary. The program aims to help enhance Chinese learners’ comfort and confidence in conversational English and listening skills. Master’s degree in TESOL (or a related field), English fluency and teaching experience with non-native speakers is required.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Rebeccah Newman, Director of English Immersion, by email to wkuimmersion@kean.edu. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.

 

Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer

AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY – DIGITAL COORDINATOR, URBAN ADVANTAGE

Interested applicants can apply here

This position will work with a team of educators to support online and other technology-mediated education efforts within the Urban Advantage (UA) program, with primary duties related to the design and support of online learning experiences, the support and development of the learning management system, and support for a variety of educational technologies.
Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and support Urban Advantage’s online presence and functionality
  • Support online program registration, communicate with partners and work with UA staff to ensure registrations are processed properly
  • Design, develop, and produce online and blended courses with Urban Advantage staff including development of online assignments, rubrics, on­site activities, and evaluation
  • Provide technical support for Urban Advantage teachers in online courses
  • Assist with the development and record­ keeping of course enrollments and analytics
  • Serve as a knowledge base for Urban Advantage staff to build capacity across the program to pursue new online and blended opportunities

The successful candidate will be a self-starter and demonstrate the ability to see projects through to completion while working with a high level of independence. The successful candidate must be organized, thrive in a high-energy, fast-paced environment, possess strong analytical and communication skills, be able to multitask and prioritize, with the ability to work effectively within a highly collaborative group.

Robert V. Steiner, Ph.D.
Director, Online Teacher Education Programs
National Center for Science Literacy, Education and Technology
American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-7192

Services Associates at Columbia’s EdLab Learning Experience

edlab2As a member of the services team, you will answer reference questions, provide research assistance, and support and promote the activities of this vibrant academic community.  You may also participate in creating content for our Education Program, support events in our state of the art Learning Theater, and provide expertise about digital tools – including those developed at EdLab, the research, design and development unit of the TC Library.

This job is perfect for library and information science students who want to gain experience working in an innovative and forward thinking library, teaching artists who thrive in a stimulating intellectual environment, or tech savvy extroverts who are passionate about bringing people and information together.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Very good organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • A flexible, can-do attitude
  • A passion for collaboration
  • An interest in teaching, libraries, technology and the field of education

Please submit resume and cover letter to edlabjobs@tc.columbia.edu.  Include “Learning Experience: Services Associate” in the subject line.

College Assistant/Facilities Assistant – CUNY SPS

spsThe CUNY School of Professional Studies is seeking a highly motivated, self-starter College Assistant/Facilities Assistant.

Reporting to Director of Campus Operations, the College Assistant/Facilities Assistant will:

  • Assist with the day-to-day Campus Operations responsibilities.
  • Assist in responding to building occupants with space and facilities help desk calls.
  • Assist in day-to-day activities taking place within the CUNY School of Professional Studies facilities, including special events.
  • Maintain professional appearance of CUNY School of Professional Studies public areas including conference rooms, supply areas, lobbies, and hallways.
  • Contact service companies for repairs as needed.
  • Maintain documentation and files related to the Campus Operations department.
  • Assist with the completion of special support projects.
  • Assist Campus Operations department with various administrative and clerical tasks, e.g., providing front desk/reception support, and mailroom support.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

High school diploma/GED

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some experience with providing facilities and clerical support.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite including Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Excellent data entry skills and accuracy.
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively, clearly and concisely to all levels of administration, staff, students, and faculty.
  • Excellent judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills including the ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize, and work independently.
  • Ability to identify and solve problems, in a fast paced environment.

Salary Range:  $15.00 per hour

Hours:  20 hours per week (evening and/or weekend hours may be required).

Please send Resume, Cover Letter, and contact information of three (3) professional references to:
CUNY SPS College Assistant/Facilities Assistant Search
c/o Walida Najeeullah

Email Address:  walida.najeeullah@cuny.edu

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/IRCA/Americans with Disabilities Act Employer:

The CUNY School of Professional Studies complies with the Clery Act and copies of its annual report on security policies and statistics are available in its Security Office.

Selected applicants must pay fingerprint and filing fees (full-time CUNY students are excluded from fingerprint fee)

All prospective candidates must be able to be certified as eligible to work under the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

The CUNY School of Professional Studies verifies education and experience statements.