Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
The employment period is from May 24- July 16, 2021. A criminal background check is required BEFORE employment begins. The overarching responsibility of each staff member of the Summer Science Academy is the safety and well-being of all students. However, this position primarily involves supervising staff, teaching and instructional engagement, and mentoring. Instructors are required to model and exhibit those behaviors expected of future healthcare and/or other professionals. Instructors are also expected to adequately prepare to teach their subject areas in depth and at a pace, and level, that students will benefit from the learning experience. The quality of instruction is required to be at a challenging level where students learn and enhance their problem solving and thinking skills. Teachers are required to foster a supportive learning environment in which students are encouraged to increase their fund of knowledge through “academic risk-taking”. At the end of the course of study, students must have a measurable increase and understanding of new or previously learned concepts in science. Instructors will be provided parking. The daily work hours are 8:30 am- 5:00 pm and some evening hours.
General Position Responsibilities:
• Demonstrate professionalism through preparedness, cleanliness, dress and communication
• Follow the program’s procedures and policies at all times
• Maintain a positive and fun attitude that students may follow
• Maintain a positive working relationship with other staff members
• Demonstrate effective problem solving skills, even temper, and a team player
• Oversees the respective discipline of the summer academy, creating and coordinating safe, academically challenging, and enriched activities for students.
• Ensures that activities are effectively implemented
• Instructs and leads specialized activities with students and other instructors.
Specific Duties/ Responsibilities:
• Serve as lead instructor for the Academy
• Supervises and serves as first point of contact for 3 fulltime Instructors
• Attends and actively participate in virtual training May 24 – June 4, 2021, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
• Creates and monitors check-in and check- out schedule
• Work weekly required hours, plan and attends staff meetings, and evaluation process of the program
• Plan, organize, and implement innovative lesson plans and virtual activities for students
• Attend each virtual Closing Ceremony for each Academy session
• Assist with check-in and attendance during the Academy day program hours
• Monitor supply inventory and make requests as needed
• Additional responsibilities as assigned
• Seeking current medical and graduate students and/or high school science teachers.
• Demonstrated academic success (candidates must submit transcript from most recent enrollment in college, university, or professional school).
• Previous teaching experience preferred
• Previous experience working with youth ages 14-16
• Must have reliable internet access as this position will primarily take place remotely.
To Apply :If you are interested please submit the following with online application:
• Resume with Cover Letter
• Official school transcript (if applicable)
• Letter of support from Dean’s Office, Faculty member, or Academic Advisor
Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).
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