Border Studies Program Instructor/ Program Associate
Job Title: Border Studies Program Instructor/ Program Associate
Department: Border Studies
Status: Full Time Administrative Faculty with full benefits
Start Date: June 1st , 2017
Border Studies Job Description
The Earlham College Border Studies Program invites applications for the position of Instructor/ Program Associate. Based in Tucson, AZ, the Border Studies Program is a unique off-campus semester for undergraduates around the country that explores the social, political, economic and environmental realities of the US-Mexico borderlands. Applicants are encouraged to review the program website at http://www.earlham.edu/border-studies/. This is a full time 12-month administrative position that will start June 1, 2017.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Course Instruction and Facilitation
*Teach core courses on the program
*Develop core curriculum with other staff
*Take students on course-related excursions
*Develop materials and syllabi as needed
*Administrative and budgetary planning
*Student life support including semester orientation, emotional support, reflections and debriefs, and on-call for emergencies.
*Build program impact and relationships in Tucson and beyond
*Active and ongoing engagement with professional and community partners
Student Recruitment and Selection
*Participate in recruitment trips to several colleges
*Manage applications and student selection
Office Work as Needed
*Support Earlham/GLCA related activities
*Other activities that arise
Experience and Qualifications
MA or PhD in a relevant subject area, such as Cultural Studies, Indigenous Studies, Latino/a Studies, Gender and Women's Studies, Latin American Studies, History, Geography, Sociology, Anthropology, and/or Border Studies
Superior speaking and writing skills in Spanish and English
Strong teaching experience and commitment to the Liberal Arts and to liberal arts curricula
Commitment to social, economic, environmental justice
Prior experience of and strong connections within the Tucson community and the broader U.S. / Mexico borderlands
Ability to work well with a diversity of people including students, community leaders, organizations, government workers, co-workers
Ability to do quality work efficiently in a highly collaborative work environment
Ability to travel internationally for up to 12 days at a time, to travel domestically for up to 5 days at a time, and to drive a 12-passenger van
Please email a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references to Kate Morgan-Olsen at email@example.com. Priority will be given to applications submitted by March 1.
Or send by mail to:
Earlham College Border Studies Program
738 N. 5th Avenue, Suite 205
Tucson, Arizona 85705
POSITION Border Studies Program Instructor/ Program Associate
REQ NUMBER GLO-17-00001
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham emphasizes the pursuit of truth, lack of coercion, respect for others, openness to new truth, integrity and application of what is known to improving our world.
Earlham College and the Earlham School of Religion are located in Richmond, Indiana, a city of about 39,000. Founded in 1847 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Earlham College is an independent, four-year, coeducational, residential institution of higher learning. Approximately 1,200 undergraduate students attend Earlham College on its 800-acre tree-shaded campus. Earlham College offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in 40 disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields, as well as permitting self-designed studies and a cooperative program in engineering. Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education degrees also are offered at Earlham College.
EOE STATEMENT Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
This position is currently accepting applications.