Pedagogy Programs Administrator (Holocaust and Genocide Studies)

Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies | Mahwah, NJ, United States

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Posted Date 5/14/2024
Description

ABOUT RAMAPO COLLEGE:

Ramapo College of New Jersey (RCNJ) develops ethical leaders who serve as change agents across all sectors. The College’s unique interdisciplinary academic structure, its liberal arts core, its size (approximately 5,500 students), and its setting in the foothills of the Ramapo Mountains on the New Jersey/New York border provide an optimal environment for individualized, student-centered learning and leadership development. RCNJ’s designation as “New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College” by the State legislature is the foundation from which the College’s commitment to an accessible and transformative undergraduate and graduate education is realized.

Established in 1969, CondeNast Traveler named Ramapo one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America. The barrier-free campus occupies 300 acres and is home to 42 bachelor’s degree programs spanning the arts, business, data science, humanities, education, nursing, social work, social sciences, and the sciences. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 16:1 and an average class size of 21; affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty. In addition, the College offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work, and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice. Every degree program is designed and delivered through the collaborative and interdisciplinary efforts of student-centered faculty scholars and staff who are committed to serving the public good through the delivery of an academically rigorous, inclusive, and a transformative collegiate experience.  Ramapo is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice and is recognized as the State’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges. Further commendations include designation as a “Military Friendly College” in Victory Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools, and as a leading college by U.S. News & World ReportKiplinger’sPrinceton Review, and Money Magazine, among others. 

Note: This position is not funded through the regular College budget and it must be understood that continued employment is contingent upon approval of the Board of Trustees, and the availability of grant funding.  

Examples of Duties

Position Description

10-15 hours per week

Pay - $65-$75/hr. 

The Pedagogy Programs Administrator will report to the Director of the Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies. Their primary responsibilities will be:

Manage and expand our teacher-training programs:

  • Design and implement a certificate program in Holocaust and genocide pedagogy for teachers and other educators in our catchment area. The administrator will teach the required courses, work with guest lecturers, and review submitted assignments.
  • Organizing one workshop per semester for educators and teachers-in-training who either teach or would like to teach on the topics of the Holocaust and genocide, often in fulfillment of state requirements.
  • Planning and operating additional events, workshops, and seminars, in coordination with the director, including tailored programs for the teachers and/or students of schools in our catchment area, either off-site or at the Gross Center.

Oversee communication with regional schools, educators, and related institutions:

  • Expand and maintain our network of regional educational administrators and teachers.
  • Manage communication about and promotion of our pedagogy programs.
  • Serve as liaison to the NJ Commission for Holocaust Education.

Additional tasks as needed in association with teacher training, school outreach, and programming for pre-college learners and education majors at RCNJ. (This may include planning and leading study-trips to Europe and other destinations, for which separate employment or remuneration agreements may be signed.)

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years (10-years preferred) of experience teaching about the Holocaust and genocide at the high-school level or equivalent.
  • A master’s degree or higher in a related field.
  • A personal car which they will use to travel to off-site programs and for which mileage will be reimbursed according to Ramapo College policies.
  • The ability to carry and transport all teaching materials (likely 25 lbs.)
  • Experience designing curricula or educational programming in Holocaust and genocide education.
  • Experience planning study-trips to sites relevant to the history of the Holocaust and genocide is preferred.

Supplemental Information

EEO Statement:

Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, strategic plans, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs and other diversity programs. Ramapo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.

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Salary65.00 - 75.00 Hour
Duration
Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Categories
Community Outreach | Consultant | Curricula | Education - Other | Other | Programming | Public Speaking
Part Time Categories
Consultant | Other | Part Time Teaching
Organization Type
Education & Schools | University
Benefits
Sick Days
Job Location
US
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