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Assistant Director of New Student & Transition Programs
Elon University
Elon, North Carolina

Posted 4/4/2017 

Elon University is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Director of New Student & Transition Programs. The Assistant Director of New Student and Transition Programs provides support and leadership for meeting the transition needs of Elon students. This position coordinates the International Student Orientation, Transfer Student Orientation, and First-Year Summer Experience (FSE) programs, and assists the Director with the New Student Orientation programs, Life Entrepreneur Program, Are You Ready? Program, a new international student experience, and university publications and presentations for NSTP.

The Assistant Director supports the selection and leadership development for the New Student Orientation Head Staff, serving in the planning and execution of retreats and trainings. This position is a critical member of the New Student and Transition Programs team, provides leadership in the daily operations of the department, and is responsible for assisting in the advancement of the vision, goals, and priorities of the department.

  • Master's degree required with one to three years related experience required.
  • Experience with presenting to small groups; developing and implementing goal setting and/or team training programs.

Position will remain open until filled. Apply at https://elon.peopleadmin.com/postings/4237. Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.


Assistant Vice President for Experiential Education & Career Management
LIM College
New York City, New York

Posted 4/4/2017 

LIM College, a leading institution for the study of the business of fashion, invites applications, nominations, and expressions of interest for the position of Assistant Vice President for Experiential Education & Career Management. Located in midtown Manhattan—the fashion capital of the world—LIM College is devoted exclusively to educating students for success in the global business of fashion and its many related industries. As a pioneer in experiential education, LIM College fosters a unique connection between academic study and real-world experience and is lauded for its graduates’ impressive employment rates. Developing students’ creative and critical thinking, as well as leadership skills, an LIM College education empowers students to become accomplished professionals in a highly competitive, dynamic business environment as well as responsible citizens of a global society. Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and with programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, LIM College offers undergraduate majors in Fashion Merchandising, International Business, Management, Marketing, Fashion Media, and Visual Merchandising. At the graduate level, LIM College offers MPS programs in Fashion Marketing, Fashion Merchandising & Retail Management, Global Fashion Supply Chain Management, and Visual Merchandising. 

Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Assistant Vice President (AVP) provides overall vision and leadership for the Experiential Education & Career Management (EECM) department, which serves the College’s 1,700 undergraduate and graduate students as well as alumni and employers. The AVP promotes optimal learning outcomes and career readiness through a range of functions, programs, and services, including twelve credits of experiential education courses and an array of co-curricular experiences. The AVP oversees a robust program of career advising, ensuring its integration with coursework and with students’ overall career-related learning goals, and oversees all aspects of job search strategies and employment services offered to students and alumni; additionally, the AVP oversees the cultivation and development of new employers and job opportunities for students and alumni. Further responsibilities include facilitating continuous improvement and leading change to ensure the EECM department is responsive to student career development needs and evolving market trends; optimizing available technology for communication and the effective delivery of services; and implementing effective data collection, analysis, and reporting systems that demonstrate career-related outcomes and inform strategic resource allocation and direction. This position manages a $1 million budget and supervises a high-performing staff of ten, including three associate directors. 

A bachelor’s degree is required and an advanced degree is preferred. Relevant experience will be considered in lieu of an advanced degree. Also required is either (1) a minimum of five years progressive experience in higher education that includes management responsibilities, (2) a minimum of five years progressive experience in the fashion industry that focuses on facilitating relationships to support the professional preparation and success of others and that demonstrates familiarity with the needs of employers in the fashion industry, or (3) a combination thereof. The successful candidate will be able to identify and implement solutions to address evolving employment and educational trends affecting students, alumni, and employers; demonstrate successful management and supervisory experience; and bring a strategic, goal-oriented, and data-driven approach to generating measurable outcomes. Other important considerations in the selection of the next Assistant Vice President include a collaborative and flexible management style; a vision for integrating current technologies and social media to support strategic objectives; a commitment to customer service; a strong communication, marketing and public relations sensibility; an ability to partner effectively with faculty and diverse constituents; and a keen focus on students and their ability to translate and leverage an exceptional education to achieve success. 

LIM College has retained Spelman Johnson to assist with this search. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by May 5, 2017 will be assured full consideration. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions. Confidential inquiries and nominations should be directed to James M. Norfleet at jmn@spelmanjohnson.com. Applicants needing reasonable accommodations to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895. 

Spelman Johnson
LIM College – Assistant Vice President for Experiential Education & Career Management

James M. Norfleet, Search Associate 

Visit the LIM College website at www.limcollege.edu 

LIM College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College does not discriminate in its employment decisions based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law.


 

Executive Director of Farmington Fusion
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE, FARMINGTON
Farmington, Maine

Posted 3/31/2017

The University of Maine at Farmington is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as the Executive Director of “Farmington Fusion,” a new experiential education program at the University. Farmington Fusion will serve as the hub that coordinates both curricular and co-curricular activities to promote a broad range of experiential educational opportunities, including: innovative course design to expand experiential learning in the curriculum; development of our network of local, national, and international internships; expansion of our service learning, volunteerism, and leadership educational opportunities; and promotion of global education and undergraduate research. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

Primary Duties 

  1. Provides coordination, support, and advocacy for campus-wide experiential learning.
  2. Cultivates productive relationships with students, faculty, staff, community partners, and other external constituencies to encourage a positive connection for those individuals to experiential learning at UMF.
  3. Conducts collaborative, long-range planning, program development, and valuation of Farmington Fusion-related initiatives.
  4. Connects experiential learning in a meaningful way to the intellectual life of the University.
  5. Cultivates community partnerships broadly through active outreach, specifically on the local, regional, state, national, and international levels.
  6. Provides faculty development opportunities to encourage the infusion of experiential learning features into the curriculum.
  7. Maintains an inventory of student and faculty, and student and staff engagement in the community.
  8. Participates in friend-raising, fundraising, donor stewardship, and grant submissions to help develop and sustain the Farmington Fusion’s operations.
  9. Supervises Farmington Fusion administrative personnel and manages its budget. 

Secondary Duties 

  1.  Participates in University committees and public service activities as appropriate.
  2.  Participates in UMS activities as appropriate.

Reports to:  President 

Coordinates with:  Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost,Vice President for Student and Community Services, Chief Business Officer, UMF Faculty, UMF Staff 

Supervisory Responsibility 

Oversees administrative staff assigned to Farmington Fusion 

Budgetary Responsibility 

Manages the Farmington Fusion budget 

Knowledge and Skills 

  • Ability to work collaboratively and foster partnerships with various constituencies
  • Effective management and organization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work independently
  • Experience in data collection and analysis
  • Knowledge of current practices in higher education community based learning
  • Grant writing 

Required Qualifications 

  1. Master’s degree and minimum of 3 years experience working in the field of experiential learning in an academic context.
  2. Extensive knowledge of and theoretical grounding in experiential learning in higher education.
  3. Leadership in working with diverse community organizations.
  4. Experience in program development.
  5. Capacity in budget management. 

Preferred Qualifications 

  1. Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree and minimum 2 years experience
  2. Experience in personnel management

Review of Applications will begin May 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  

Starting Date:   No later than July 2017

Apply at:  https://tinyurl.com/umffus


PROVOST
MUSKINGUM UNIVERSITY
New Concord, Ohio

Posted 3/3/2017

 
Muskingum University (MU) is launching a national search for its new provost.  The provost is MU's chief academic officer and is administratively responsible for all academic affairs, student affairs, and related initiatives in the University's traditional undergraduate program. The provost will partner with recently appointed President Susan Hasseler at an exciting moment of renewed institutional vitality and in an ethos where challenge to the status quo is embraced.

Muskingum is a mid-sized (2,500 students) liberal arts-centered institution with a traditional residential undergraduate program and a thriving program of Graduate and Continuing Studies (GCS). The provost will be asked to develop a major initiative integrating student affairs and academic affairs. As a fresh concept, this nexus is intended to provide creativity, accountability, and teamwork - all designed to improve the benchmarks of student success at MU. 

While engaging in strategic planning and program development, the new provost will have the opportunity to make a measurable difference in the life of the University. Among several agenda items, the new provost will be asked to:

  • Provide leadership and support for the traditional academic program and teaching faculty, while also providing oversight of a portfolio of responsibilities in both academic and student affairs, intended to enrich all aspects of student learning;
  • Raise the frequency of high-impact educational experiences while establishing Muskingum as a key partner in collaborative, capacity-building, community partnerships, focused on the resources available in east-central Ohio, as well as opportunities regionally, nationally, and internationally;
  • Encourage creativity through the development and implementation of MU's next strategic plan. The ability to “lead by ideas” will help to develop a shared vision for Muskingum's learning-centered ethos;
  • Bring a crucial perspective to issues that impact the entire institution through the work of the senior leadership team, including strong advocacy for holistic student learning and success;
  • Engage the Muskingum family around issues of inclusiveness. The provost's fresh ideas and action, particularly in the advancement of a more diverse faculty, staff, and student body, will be welcomed; 

The Provost Search Profile contains more information on the nature of this opportunity and important details for submitting an application. Prospective candidates are encouraged to review the Search Profile before completing their application at:

http://muskingum.edu/documents/provost-prospectus.pdf

Although applications will be accepted until the new provost is selected, candidates should plan to submit materials by Friday, March 31 2017, for the most favorable consideration. All inquiries should be directed to: Thomas B. Courtice, Ph.D., Search Consultant, tom.courtice@gmail.com, and will be held in strict confidentiality.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Muskingum University strongly encourages
applications from women and candidates from populations traditionally underserved by higher education. 


Dean, Career Development Office 
Kenyon College

Posted 3/3/2017

Kenyon College was founded in 1824 and is the oldest private institution of higher education in Ohio. Today the College ranks as one of the finest liberal arts institutions in the country, attracting an outstanding student body of 1,675 from around the U.S. and 44 other nations. Long known for its excellence in English, writing, and drama, Kenyon also provides a superior undergraduate program in the sciences, music, and social sciences supported by state-of-the-art facilities and strong connections to the surrounding community. The small residential hilltop campus in Gambier, Ohio, engenders close interaction between students and Kenyon’s highly acclaimed faculty and staff, yet is only 45 miles from the state’s capital, Columbus. 

The Dean of the Career Development Office (CDO) will join Kenyon College at an exciting time as plans advance for a new Academic Commons that will house the CDO and several other key student services, improving access and expanding resources in line with Kenyon’s 2020 strategic plan. Reporting directly to the Provost, the Dean is a highly visible, engaged leader advancing Kenyon College’s support for students’ post graduate success. The Dean provides visionary, strategic leadership supporting and institutionalizing a broad spectrum of career preparation and success initiatives for current students and alumni, including the development of Kenyon Compass, a unique digital mapping program that connects a student’s curricular, co-curricular, and experiential areas of interest with a rich array of resources through a single portal. As the CDO’s chief ambassador, the Dean actively cultivates relationships and expands networks with faculty and campus colleagues, alumni, parents, and employers throughout the region and in key destination cities to support the CDO mission and to enhance innovative partnerships, programs, experiential, and employment opportunities. Additional responsibilities include: increasing student engagement with the CDO beginning in their first year; facilitating continuous improvement, ensuring the CDO remains responsive to diverse student interests and evolving market trends; growing internship opportunities and resources to support students’ career preparation and professional aspirations; optimizing available technology for communication and delivery of services; and implementing effective data collection, analysis, and reporting systems that demonstrate outcomes and inform strategic resource allocation and direction. The Dean supervises and leverages the talents of seven staff, and manages a budget of approximately $570,000. 

A track record of progressive responsibility demonstrating a broad understanding of career development and expectations of today’s employers including familiarity with current job search strategies, job market trends, and recruitment methodologies is expected. A master’s degree or comparable combination of academic preparation and demonstrated experience are required. 

Review of applications will begin March 20, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website atwww.spelmanandjohnson.com/open-positions. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Valerie B. Szymkowicz at vbs@spelmanjohnson.com. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895. 

Spelman Johnson
Kenyon College – Dean, Career Development Office
Valerie B. Szymkowicz, Senior Associate
 

Visit the Kenyon College website at www.kenyon.edu 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Kenyon is committed to building a diverse faculty, staff and administration.


Director of Career and Internship Services
The Fashion Institute of Technology

Posted 3/3/2017

About Fashion Institute of Technology:

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), an internationally renowned college of art and design, business and technology, of the State University of New York, invites nominations and applications for a full-time tenure-track non-classroom faculty position serving as the Director of Career and Internship Services. 

The Fashion Institute of Technology, a part of the State University of New York, has been a leader in career education in art, design, business, and technology for nearly 70 years. With a curriculum that provides a singular blend of hands-on, practical experience, classroom study, and a firm grounding in the liberal arts, FIT offers a wide range of outstanding programs that are relevant to today's rapidly changing industries. Internationally renowned, FIT draws on its New York City location to provide a vibrant, creative community in which to learn. The college offers more than 45 majors and grants AAS, BFA, BS, MA, MFA, and MPS degrees, preparing students for professional success and leadership in the global marketplace.

With close ties to industry, FIT draws faculty from the city's art, business, and design elite, and from the rich academic community of the region. The college continually seeks creative faculty members who are passionate about their field and demonstrate exceptional professional capability in the core competencies of instruction design, learning enrichment, globalism, and use of technology, as well as mastery of established and emerging industry practices.

Job Description:

The Career and Internship Services unit educates and supports students and alumni by providing experiential education and career counseling services, including credit bearing worksite experiences, career planning and development opportunities, self-assessment tools, and individual counseling.

Career and Internship Services is a major component of the Career and Internship Center which also comprises the academic department Internship Services. The Internship Studies unit offers all of the credit-bearing internship courses that students must complete as part of their degree program. The Director of Career and Internship Services maintains a very close, collaborative working relationship with the Chair of Internship Studies in order to ensure a seamless registration and enrollment process for students completing an internship. 

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Student Academic Support, in direct support of FIT's visionary strategic plan, the Director of Career and Internship Services is responsible for operations within the Career and Internship Services unit, including credit-bearing worksite experiences, career planning and development opportunities, self-assessment tools, and individual counseling.  The successful candidate will be responsible for making recommendations to the relevant College bodies for policy development as related to the unit's mission, and oversee the management of budget, personnel, and programs pertaining to career and internship services provided to FIT students and alumni. Additionally, the Director will be responsible for the quality of the career development initiatives developed by the unit, creating partnerships with industry aimed at developing and implementing educational and career opportunities for FIT students and alumni.

The exceptional candidate will perform the following duties:

  • Providing oversight and direction to the employees in the operating unit, including the management of the overall operational, budgetary, technological, and financial responsibilities and activities of the department.
  • Planning and allocating resources to effectively staff and accomplish the department's productivity goals. This includes planning and evaluating to improve the efficiency of business processes and  
  • procedures to enhance speed, quality, efficiency, and output for all stakeholders including, students, faculty, alumni and industry partners.
  • Coaching, mentoring and developing all team members, including overseeing new employee training and development as well as providing professional development opportunities, while at the same time empowering employees to take responsibility for their jobs related responsibilities and goals.
  • Fostering a spirit of teamwork and unity among department members that allows for healthy professional discussion regarding ideas, and expeditious conflict resolution and instilling a culture that manifests the appreciation of diversity as well as cohesiveness, supportiveness, and working effectively together to enable each individual employee and the department to succeed. It is also expected that the Director consciously creates a workplace culture that is consistent with that of  the College's and that emphasizes the identified mission, vision, guiding principles, and values of the College.
  • Developing strong, collegial relationships with industry partners to ensure that students and alumni have a strong resource pool for career, job and internship opportunities.
  • Communicating regularly with other designated contacts within the College.
  • Collecting and applying evaluative data to improve services and training.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Raising the visibility of FIT students and graduates to employers through effective marketing and networking techniques.
  • Managing and growing employer relations and on-campus recruitment programs, internship programs, and all other placement initiatives.
  • Collaborating with academic administrators to identify, define, and meet student career planning and internship needs, goals and objectives.
  • Coordinating career programs with academic departments, alumni and other constituencies
  • Managing the budgets for the unit.
  • Other duties as required.

Specific competencies sought as related to the position:

Globalism/Diversity

  • Appreciate and respect the impact of varying racial, ethnic, religious and social groups and divergent opinions and attitudes in outreach to students, and outreach to faculty and staff.

Learning Enrichment/Higher Education

  • Exhibit a commitment to professional service, support, and assistance to students, faculty, and the campus community.

Professionalism/Service Orientation

  • Exhibit a commitment to professional service, support, and assistance to students, faculty, and the campus community.
  • Model professional behavior that prepares students and peer tutors for entry into their chosen fields.

Instructional Design/Student Development and Success

  • Understand the academic development needs of today's students and counsels, consults, or mentors them to ensure they are successful in meeting their education goals.
  • Advocate for student learning needs.

Technology

  • Use technology to enhance professional productivity.
  • Optimize the use of technology to improve service delivery to students, faculty and the campus community.

Requirements:

Master's degree required. Seven (7) years of experience in career planning, placement, student services, or human resource management and internship experience strongly required. Knowledge of career counseling principles and practices; marketing strategies, processes, and available resources; current employment trends and placement opportunities; financial/business analysis techniques; and targeted recruitment principles, procedures, and resources is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ten (10) years of experience in career planning, placement, student services, or human resource management and internship experience pref.  Familiarity with career fields of interest to students in the creative fields including art, design, business and technology, film, media and museum professions preferred.

Additional Information:

FIT is undertaking a national search for the

Director of Career and Internship Services and welcomes applications and nominations for this Non-Classroom Faculty position. Final salary and appointment rank will be based on the education level and cumulative experience of the candidate. FIT has a generous benefits package including health insurance, vacation, and holiday schedule.  Applications for the position will be considered until the position is filled.  

FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression of every individual's ability, the FIT community fosters its mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military service status, genetic information, pregnancy, familial status, citizenship status (except as required to comply with law), or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. FIT is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, including the opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified individuals.  Applications from minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged.  Inquiries regarding FIT's non-discrimination policies may be directed to the Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, 212 217.3360, titleix@fitnyc.edu.

Application Instructions:

* Resume/cv

* Cover letter

* A list of three (3) professional references with telephone numbers and email addresses

Please note successful completion of a background check is required for appointment to this position once an offer has been made.

In order to be considered for the position, you must submit these documents online at: https://fitnyc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=EDFC52D39808DA25B44F52CE24932C73?JOBID=81842

For more information about FIT, please visit FIT's website at: http://www.fitnyc.edu

Returning Applicants Login to your FITNYC Careers Account to check your completed application.


Provost/VPAA
Hilbert College
Hamburg, NY

Posted 12/16/2016 

Hilbert College is launching a national search for its next Provost/VPAA.  The provost is Hilbert's chief academic officer and is administratively responsible for all academic, student life, and related programs. While serving as the “first among equals” on Hilbert's senior leadership team, the provost will serve at a time of renewed institutional planning and in an ethos where challenging the status quo will be welcomed. 

Hilbert is an independent college that embraces its Catholic Franciscan heritage and values. Located just south of Buffalo, the college's ability to incorporate and build on resources available in the surrounding urban area is unusually attractive. Engaging in the next iteration of a strategic plan and supporting the change that will result from the plan, the provost will have the opportunity to make a measurable difference in the life of this fine small college. 

Hilbert serves a diverse student body of nearly 1,000, including traditional undergraduates, full and part-time graduate students, and students enrolled in the college's adult and evening programs. Students select from 17 undergraduate majors including highly regarded programs in criminal justice and forensic science, both of which have attracted attention regionally and nationally. The current student to faculty ratio is 13:1, allowing Hilbert to sustain its commitment to individual student achievement and transformation. 

The provost's leadership will set the overall tone in which Hilbert's academic program is administered and embraced by all members of the college community. The college's mission and the intensity of faculty/student relationships create a meaningful platform of expectations for the provost which will include enriching the sense of community on campus, encouraging creativity and innovation, strengthening Hilbert's shared governance model, and raising the frequency of high-impact learning.

Prior to making application, prospective candidates are encouraged to learn more about the specific attributes desired in Hilbert's next provost and the details of the application process by reviewing the Provost Search Profile at http://www.hilbert.edu/about/provost-search.  Candidates are requested to submit materials by Saturday, January 14, 2017, for most favorable consideration. All inquiries will be received in full confidence by: 

Thomas B. Courtice, Ph.D.
Search Consultant
tom.courtice@gmail.com 
 

Hilbert College is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply


Provost
Capital University - Columbus, OH

Posted 11/17/2016 

Capital University is launching a national search for its next provost.  The provost is Capital's chief academic officer and is administratively responsible for all academic, student life, and related programs. While serving as the “first among equals” on the senior leadership team, the provost will partner with recently appointed President Elizabeth Paul at an exciting moment of renewed institutional vitality and in an ethos where challenge to the status quo is embraced.

Capital is a mid-sized (3,500 students), four-year undergraduate institution and graduate school whose main residential campus is located in the Central Ohio community of Bexley, and whose Law School is located four miles west in the heart of Downtown Columbus. Located in this 15th largest city in the nation and the fastest growing city in the Midwest, Capital's ability to incorporate the resources available in this dynamic urban region is uncommonly attractive.

While engaging in strategic planning and program development within a vibrant university community, the new provost will have the opportunity to make a measurable difference in the life of the university. Among several agenda items, the new provost will be asked to:

  • Provide leadership to the academic programs and support for the teaching faculty while providing oversight of a portfolio of responsibilities that will enable him/her to embolden the student-centered culture of the university across all aspects of student learning;
  • Raise the frequency of high-impact educational experiences while establishing Capital as a key partner in collaborative, capacity-building community partnerships, focused on but not limited to the resources in Columbus, Ohio;
  • Develop Capital as a model for convergent teaching and learning. The new provost will be expected to nurture and enhance the campus' interdisciplinary environment at a moment when the academic structure is ready for study and redefinition;
  • Encourage creativity in developing a shared vision for Capital's academic future.  The ability to “lead by ideas” will help to further enhance Capital's learning-centered milieu;
  • Bring a crucial perspective to issues that impact the entire institution through the work of Capital's senior leadership team, including strong advocacy for an environment of holistic student learning and success.

The Provost Search Profile contains more information on the nature of this opportunity and important details for submitting an application. Prospective candidates are encouraged to review the Profile at:

www.capital.edu/provost

Although applications will be accepted until the new provost is selected, candidates should plan to submit materials by Monday, January 2, 2017, for the most favorable consideration. All inquiries should be directed to: Thomas B. Courtice, Ph.D., Search Consultant, tom.courtice@gmail.com, and will be held in strict confidentiality.

Capital University is an equal opportunity employer, and supports
a diverse and inclusive campus community.
Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin,
sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, veteran status,
or other characteristics protected by the law.


Recreation Leader - Experiential Education Coordinator
City of Seattle - Seattle Parks and Recreation

Posted 11/15/2016

Salary: $17.09 - $27.45 Hourly
Location: Various - Seattle area, Washington
Job Type: Classified Civil Service, Regular, Part-Time
Shift: Day
Department: Seattle Parks and Recreation
Bargaining Unit: PSIE, Local 1239-Recreation

Closing Date: 11/29/16 04:00 PM Pacific Time

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
About Seattle Parks
Seattle Parks and Recreation provides welcoming and safe opportunities to play, learn, contemplate and build community, and promotes responsible stewardship of the land. The Seattle Parks and Recreation Department manages 6,200 acres of park land (11% of the city's land total) that comprise more than 400 parks and open areas and include a wide range of facilities and features. To learn more about Seattle Parks and Recreation, visit our website, Facebook page, Twitter account or Parkways Blog.

About Camp Long and the Environmental and Outdoor Learning Unit
The Environmental and Outdoor Learning Unit of Seattle Parks and Recreation, provides experiential and environmental education opportunities for people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. Camp Long is a unique city park which offers overnight camping in rustic cabins, the first artificial climbing rock in the country, nature programs, and in partnership with Washington State University Extension 4H, a state of the art challenge course.  The challenge course consists of portable kits, 14 low elements, two stand-alone high elements, and a hub and spoke high ropes course.

Position Overview
The Experiential Education Coordinator plans, develops, and implements experiential education programs at Camp Long supporting use of the WSU 4H Challenge Course. The Experiential Education Program Coordinator will work with 4-H staff and participants to foster life skills, stewardship of the natural world through service, develop leadership, and compassion for self and others. 
 
The work requires knowledge of the standards, best management practices, and the skills involved in providing challenge course activities for diverse groups, including the capabilities of special populations. The work requires dealing with program participants and respond¬ing to emergency situations. Specific guidelines exist for most of the work
 
The person in this position should have the have the capacity to work independently within the department, amongst various agencies and with the public. This position also performs general administrative functions and assists in the coordination of course usage and trainings.
 
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Program Facilitation and Development: Identify and analyze group needs and develop/adapt challenge course programs to meet those needs. Promote and publicize Challenge Course experiential education programs through preparation of marketing materials. Participate in outreach to community-based agencies and other service providers to encourage collaborative programs. Supports coordination of course usage including contacting groups to discuss goals and best fit. Facilitates local schools, community centers and internal Park groups on 4-H Low and High Course activities.

Staff Development: Either be or become a certified 4H Challenge Course Trainer.  Training to include 4H Portable, Low and High Course facilitator trainings. Supports the progression of apprentice facilitators through observation and certification process. Supports facilitator's work and directs the preparation of challenge course use forms.

Program Assessment and Reporting: Collects, aggregates, and prepares reports from pre/ post data collection for Challenge Course. Shares survey with Parks programs incorporating the multiple use model in programing and or shares survey data from their group's visit. Collaborates with 4H and WSU (Pullman Campus) on collecting and tabulating data from course usage. Tracks course usage data for reporting and insurance purposes.

General Administrative Functions: Monitors and manages the Challenge Course scholarship budget, works with schools, non-profits, and advisory councils to promote challenge course with underserved populations.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Qualifications:
 
Requires one year of experience in a community-based recreation program and an associate degree in Recreation, Therapeutic Recreation, or related field (or a combination of education and/or training and/or ex¬perience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class).
 
Desired Qualifications:
•    WSU 4H Certification on Low and High Course at Camp Long
•    Association of Challenge Course Technology Level 1 Certification and 200 hours of facilitation experience.
•    Experience leading/facilitating structured youth programming through NOLS, Outward Bound or similar programs.
•    Wilderness First Responder with CPR certification
•    Four-year degree in Experiential Education, Outdoor Recreation, Therapeutic Recreation, Natural Resources, Environmental Education or other related field.
•    Experience working comfortably with people from diverse ethnic, educational, gender identities, physical, emotional and social / economic backgrounds.
•    One or more years of experience creating partnerships and/or collaborating with community groups, schools, agencies and service providers.
•    Two or more years of working with youth in classroom and/or outdoor settings utilizing experiential education concepts and facilitation techniques
•    Bilingual in Spanish, Tagalog, East African languages, Chinese, or Vietnamese
•    Knowledge of various software programs including: Microsoft Office Suite, Social Media, Volgistic, JotForm, registration software and other software.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Work Environment/Physical Demands:
Ability to drive a 14 passenger van.
May require strenuous physical activity in adverse weather conditions.
Required to lift up to 50 pounds.
Some weekends and evenings are necessary

License, Certification and Other Requirements:
Current and valid Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility.
First Aid and CPR Certificate required within six months of hire.

http://www.seattle.gov/jobs
RECREATION LEADER – EXPERIENTIAL EDUCATION COORDINATOR CJ

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
Job #2016-01600

If you are unable to apply on-line you may submit a paper application by the closing date to our office.
OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
Seattle Municipal Tower
700 5th Avenue, Suite 5500
Seattle, WA 98104
206-684-8088
Careers@seattle.gov

Who May Apply: This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The Seattle Human Resources Department values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The Department encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences.

Accommodations for people with disabilities are provided on request.

The City is a Drug Free Workplace.


Recreation Program Specialist - Adventure Education Coordinator

City of Seattle - Seattle Parks and Recreation
Posted 11/15/2016

Salary: $26.23 - $30.55 Hourly
Location: Various - Seattle area, Washington
Job Type: Classified Civil Service, Regular, Full-Time
Shift: Variable
Department: Seattle Parks and Recreation
Bargaining Unit: PTE, Local 17-Technical Unit

Closing Date: 11/29/16 04:00 PM Pacific Time

Position Description:

About Seattle Parks
Seattle Parks and Recreation provides welcoming and safe opportunities to play, learn, contemplate and build community, and promotes responsible stewardship of the land. The Seattle Parks and Recreation Department manages 6,200 acres of park land (11% of the city's land total) that comprise more than 400 parks and open areas and include a wide range of facilities and features. To learn more about Seattle Parks and Recreation, visit our
website, Facebook page, Twitter account or Parkways Blog.

About Camp Long and the Environmental and Outdoor Learning Unit
The Environmental and Outdoor Learning Unit of Seattle Parks and Recreation, provides experiential and environmental education opportunities for people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. Camp Long is a unique city park which offers overnight camping in rustic cabins, the first artificial climbing rock in the country Schurman Rock, nature programs, and in partnership with Washington State University Extension 4H, a state of the art challenge course.  The challenge course consists of portable kits, 14 low elements, two stand-alone high elements, and a hub and spoke high ropes course.

Position Overview
The Adventure Education Coordinator's (AEC) primary responsibility is to ensure that all participants using the challenge course elements have a safe and rewarding learning experience. Qualities that are critical in the AEC include good judgment, flexibility, patience, and the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time. The AEC often works independently, and will supervise and work closely with the Experiential Education Coordinator on projects such as facilitator and youth training programs.
 
The AEC plans, develops, and implements adventure education programs at Camp Long supporting use of the WSU 4H Challenge Course, rock climbing on Schurman Rock, orienteering and compass programs. The AEC will work with 4-H staff and participants to foster life skills, stewardship of the natural world through service, develop leadership, and compassion for self and others.  
 
On a day-to-day basis, the AEC performs a wide variety of tasks, including risk management, low and high ropes maintenance, responding to high course rescues or medical emergencies, preparing and conducting training programs for new staff, and administrative tasks such as recordkeeping and scheduling.
 
The person in this position should have the have the capacity to work independently within the department, amongst various agencies and with the public. This position also performs general administrative functions and assists in the coordination of course usage and trainings.
 

Job Responsibilities:

Program Development: Plans, coordinates, and oversees daily outdoor/adventure recreational activities using knowledge of the WSU 4-H Challenge Program delivery system and the policies that cover its implementation. Ability to communicate program objectives to the general public. 

Staff Development: Either be or become a certified 4H Challenge Course Trainer.  Plan and provide training to include 4H Portable, Low and High Course facilitator trainings. Supports the progression of apprentice facilitators through observation and certification process. Supervise and evaluate course facilitators.  Ability to market, recruit, motivate and retain challenge course facilitators. Ability to partner with WSU King County and State Adventure Education Director faculty to coordinate 4-H Challenge trainings and activities to youth and adults.
 
Outreach and Marketing: Disseminates program information to individuals, groups and the general public; and meets with neighborhood and community groups to plan and collaborate on program offerings, especially to meet the needs of underserved communities. Prepares promotional materials for the programs such as brochures, fliers, and posters. Prepares press releases and other promotional materials for program; and submits to supervisor for review. 

Program Assessment and Reporting: Collects, aggregates, and prepares reports about adventure programming at Camp Long. Develops program assessment systems in collaboration with Youth Program Quality Assurance, WSU 4H, and Seattle Parks and Recreation Results Framework. 

General Administrative Functions: Prepares the Course for inspection and accreditation. Coordinates the general maintenance of the Challenge Course. Create and/or maintain standards for rock climbing on Schurman Rock. Prepares weekly report of all activities.  Prepares budget recommendations for program area; and monitors budget expenditures as needed.  Purchases and maintains program supplies and equipment. 

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: 
Requires one year experience coordinating recreation programs and a Bachelor's degree in Recreation, Recreation Administration, Physical Education or related field (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class).
 
Desired Qualifications: 

  • WSU 4H Certification on Low and High Course at Camp Long
  • Association of Challenge Course Technology Level II Certification or Challenge Course Manager Certification and 500 hours of facilitation experience.
  • Experience leading/facilitating structured youth programming through NOLS, Outward Bound or similar programs.
  • Wilderness First Responder with CPR certification
  • Experience working comfortably with people from diverse ethnic, educational, gender identities, physical, emotional and social / economic backgrounds.
  • Two or more years of experience creating partnerships and/or collaborating with community groups, schools, agencies and service providers.
  • Five or more years of working with youth in classroom and/or outdoor settings utilizing experiential education concepts and facilitation techniques.
  • Grant writing and reporting experience.
  • Evaluation and analysis experience.
  • Bilingual in Spanish, Tagalog, East African languages, Chinese, or Vietnamese
  • Knowledge of various software programs including: Microsoft Office Suite, Social Media, Volgistic, JotForm, registration software and other software.

Additional Information:

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Required to work outdoors in all types of weather. 
  • Potential exposure to hostile program participants. 
  • Requires long periods of standing or walking. 
  • Required to lift up to 50 pounds.

License, Certification and Other Requirements:

  • Current Washington State driver's license. 
  • First Aid and CPR Certificate within six months of hire. 
  • May be required to work evenings and weekends. 

http://www.seattle.gov/jobs
RECREATION PROGRAM SPECIALIST – ADVENTURE EDUCATION COORDINATOR CJ

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
Job #2016-01598

If you are unable to apply on-line you may submit a paper application by the closing date to our office.

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
Seattle Municipal Tower
700 5th Avenue, Suite 5500
Seattle, WA 98104
206-684-8088
Careers@seattle.gov

 

Who May Apply: This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The Seattle Human Resources Department values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The Department encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences.

Accommodations for people with disabilities are provided on request.

The City is a Drug Free Workplace. 


Coordinator of Student Engagement
University of South Florida - USF
Posted 11/03/2016

Job ID: 11669
Location: USF St. Petersburg
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
College/Division: College of Arts & Sciences
Salary Plan: Administration - Career Advisor
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: Negotiable

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, the Coordinator of Student Engagement is responsible for working with both employers and students to develop and maintain high quality experiential learning opportunities that benefit both the student and the employer. The Coordinator will work closely with students to prepare them for their internship experiences, supporting students as they identify and seek internship opportunities, assist with the internship for credit programs. This position will also manage social media and public relations, internship paperwork and legal agreements, and student and employer evaluation tracking. In addition to coordinating internship opportunities, the Coordinator will also connect students with organizations hiring for part and full-time employment at both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Evening or weekend hours are required for information sessions and other events.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Employer Relations-in cooperation with the USFSP Career Center, serve as a principal point of contact for employers relevant to the College of Arts and Sciences; conduct significant and ongoing outreach to relevant employers to identify new and ongoing experiential learning opportunities. This may include attending networking events, conducting site visits, and other external activities to build new programs and sustain current relationships.
  • Student Preparation-provide intensive individual coaching to students during their internship search including resume reviews, interview practice, networking and Linked In assistance. Counsel students during their internship experience to provide support when issues arise.
  • Recruitment-Design and implement a student internship outreach plan to include job fairs, employer visits, and information sessions. Work with department chairs and faculty in the College to identify curricular opportunities for experiential learning. Ensure an appropriate presence on social media.
  • Data Tracking-Ongoing communication with employers and students to track internship placement data and completions. Work closely with faculty to ensure that all internships and other student experiential learning experiences are assessed appropriately and support the academic mission of the university. Collaborate with the Career Center and Institutional Research offices on reporting for university.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience):

Minimum Qualifications:
This position requires a Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent with at least two years of experience in a higher education setting.

Preferred Qualifications:
A Master's degree is preferred with at least two years in a higher education/University setting with experience coordinating internships and/or significant experience coordinating career/job placement in private or non-profit settings.

Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a criminal background check.

How To Apply
Access Careers@usf at www.usf.edu. Click on the Apply Now button. When applying, you will have the opportunity to upload a cover letter that addresses your interest, experience and ideas about this position as well as a resume outlining your experience.

Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.

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Equal Employment Opportunity
USFSP is an EO/Equal Access Institution. Welcoming…Diverse…Inclusive

Work Location
Campus map and location overview: USF - St. Petersburg Campus

About USF
The University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) is a separately accredited institution and a member of the University of South Florida System. USFSP serves approximately six thousand students and is located on the beautiful waterfront of St. Petersburg. USFSP offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the Colleges of Business, Education, and Arts & Sciences.

Working at USF
With more than 16,000 employees in the USF System, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

To learn more about working at USF please visit: Work Here. Learn Here. Grow Here.

Apply Here: https://gems.fastmail.usf.edu:4440/psp/gemspro-tam/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=11669&PostingSeq=1 

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