The Department of Experience Based Learning & Career Education is seeking an Assistant Professor, whose primary responsibility will be teaching academic internship courses. This position includes an administrative appointment as the Program Director of Academic Internships reporting to the Director of Multidisciplinary Initiatives.
On a full-time basis, faculty member's primary responsibility involves regular classroom instruction in the pedagogical mission of the Division of Experience-Based Learning and Career Education (ELCE) and advising students enrolled in assigned programs regarding career-relevant development. This faculty member's initial and primary responsibility will be advancing academic internships, with a particular focus on the students in the College of Arts and Sciences. The position involves development and teaching of academic internship foundation courses and other experiential learning courses as assigned.
Additionally, Educators are expected to contribute to the scholarship of teaching and learning or of their academic discipline, and to the service missions of the university. Specific expectations may be described in the letter of appointment and the unit reappointment and promotion criteria.
Specific Program Director duties:
Serve as the direct liaison to established and potential academic internship campus partners, with particular focus on the College of Arts and Sciences.
Identify opportunities for partnership across campus and develop relationships with relevant faculty/staff to increase internship engagement.
Develop and execute strategic plan for internship employer engagement and job development to meet student needs.
Provide administrative oversight of students enrolled in academic internship program courses.
Support and initiate development of faculty assigned to academic internship program courses.
Monitor enrollment, placements, curricular changes, learning assessments, department and program status and determine necessary actions to maintain high level of service.
Coordinate outreach efforts to market academic internship program courses to relevant student populations.
Determine resources needed to ensure success of program in terms of teaching, placement, partner/employer relations, position/program development, marketing courses and enrollment and all other team functions.
Collaborate with relevant Career Coach/Manager of Partnership Development to provide high-quality career counseling and experiential learning opportunities for students.
A non-tenure track appointment requires a minimum of a Master's Degree.
Candidates should demonstrate the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with on and off campus partners.
The candidate's background must reflect effectiveness in interpersonal relationships and the ability to work harmoniously with a variety of interest groups. Demonstrated organizational, written and oral communications skills are essential.
Two years of relevant professional work experience.
Candidate must have the ability to use Windows-based office software products.
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