Lab School Coordinator

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, North Carolina
May 04, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking applications for a Lab School Coordinator for the College of Education. This is a full-time, permanent staff position. The lab school will prepare students to think critically and problem-solve. It will nurture students’ creative capacities, enhance their literacy skills and build their capacity to work within different contexts and diverse populations.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in educational leadership or related fields (such as educational policy analysis, adult and continuing education or curriculum and instruction); qualifying degrees must be conferred and received from appropriately accredited institutions. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability of working with student populations who may be at risk for school failure. Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and other and other software/technology related to position duties. Experience with budget management and personnel administration.

Essential Job Duties: The Lab School Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the initiative’s leaders in the process of opening a Lab School at UNC Charlotte. The lab school involves cross campus collaboration to provide students with wrap-around support and services to comprehensively address their academic, social-emotional, physical, and family/community needs. The Lab School Coordinator supports the implementation team and institutional leaders in cultivating a culture of innovation that supports effective instructional practices/strategies to promote student academic success and person success for all students and adults in the school. This position works collaboratively to develop and implement policies, programs, curriculum activities, professional development, and budgets to achieve the mission of the school, as well as, with the university, school staff and community stakeholders to support the work of teacher candidate preparation, school leadership preparation, and education research. The Lab School Coordinator supports university leadership and the implementation team in creating an integrated transition process that invites the voices of multiple school, community and university constituents and that is respective of the cultural differences in each constituent community. This position responds to diverse community interests and needs, and mobilize community resources to demonstrate and promote ethical standards of democracy, equity, diversity, and excellence. This process includes formative and summative evaluations to ensure that ideas are captured, analyzed and used in the decision-making process. The Lab School Coordinator also oversees the timeline and implementation of all processes related to the opening of the lab school. In addition, this position will create a transparent transition process that continually focuses on the needs of the lab school’s students.

Salary and benefits are competitive; interested individuals should apply on-line at Search for job # 002020. Applicants are subject to background checks.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.