Summer Chemistry Instructor
About Mills College:
Located in Oakland, California, in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, Mills College is a liberal arts college for women and gender non-binary students, with graduate programs for all genders. Consistently ranked one of the top master's universities and one of the best value colleges in the West by U.S. News & World Report, Mills also has been named one of the Best Colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The Mills experience is distinguished by small, interactive classes, one-on-one attention from exceptional faculty, a culture of creative experimentation, and cutting-edge interdisciplinary learning opportunities which empower students to make a statement in their careers and communities. As one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, we have a strong record of academic success with first-generation students, students of color, Latinx students, LGBTQ students, and other underrepresented students. Mills College has recently become a Hispanic Serving Institution. Applicants with expertise and experience in supporting and promoting success for Latina/o students are encouraged to apply.
Mills College encourages diversity in hiring and particularly welcomes applications and nominations from women, gender non-binary individuals, and minorities. Mills College seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to equity, inclusion, and social justice and our desire to maintain the excellence of our faculty. In so doing, we offer our students not only the opportunity to learn about varied disciplines but to engage with diverse perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. For more information, please visit https://www.mills.edu/
Reports to: Mills Upward Bound Program Academic Coordinator
Mills College is home to the Mills College Upward Bound Program (MCUB) and will serve approximately 200 students from Oakland and West Contra Costa County this summer. TRIO Programs are educational opportunity outreach programs designed to motivate and educationally support students from low-income and first generation college going backgrounds. The MCUB program provides academic, social/cultural awareness, college prep, career exploration, and financial literacy services to its participants. Our goal is to support students through high school graduation and help them gain access to a postsecondary education. The Summer Academic Program will provide academic instruction in core subjects: English, Lab Sciences, and Mathematics. The MCUB Summer Academic Program will also provide workshops exploring various topics including: Life Skills, Study Skills and Time Management, Utilizing College Support Services, Career Exploration, and Cultural Awareness.
Summer Academic Program Description
The MCUB Program offers a six-week summer academic program for students entering grades 9th through 12th. The MCUB summer academic program will be conducted at Holy Names University in Oakland, CA. Staff orientation and one-week training will take place before the program begins; Training dates are to be announced prior to hiring. Instruction for the MCUB Summer Academic Program is scheduled to begin Monday, June 17, 2019 and continue through Friday, July 26, 2019. The tentative daily instructional schedule is 8:30 am - 4:00 pm on Monday -Wednesday and 8:30 am - 5:00 pm on Thursday. The student/parent orientation, weekly staff meetings (Thursdays), tutorial sessions and enrichment activities are mandatory events for all summer staff. The event dates are to be announced prior to hiring.
MCUB Program is currently seeking highly motivated, knowledgeable, creative, engaging, student focused, experienced educators to teach academic courses in Chemistry. Courses will be taught to high school students in 9th -12th grades. The positions require someone who has passion, innovation, and knowledge to motivate and challenge students to generate skills necessary for college success. We seek instructors who can develop strong curriculum that addresses students needs, interests, abilities, and curiosities in Chemistry.
Each course will be defined by:
Each instructor will develop a course proposal or set of lesson plans that state goals/objectives, student learning outcomes, methods needed to obtain goals/objectives/outcomes. They will provide weekly progress reports during staff meetings. At the conclusion of the session, the instructor will write a narrative evaluation on each student that outlines:
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Education & Experience
Compensation: A stipend up to a maximum of $3,750.00 is awarded to the MCUB Program Summer Instructor for the 7-week program based on the following criteria:
Staff members also receive free admission to campus events, use of the pool, fitness center, and tennis courts. Tuition remission is also available after an introductory period. Voluntary benefits include: pet insurance, long-term care insurance, legal-assistance insurance, cellular provider discounts and computer hardware discounts.
Mills College does not permit discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. For more information on Mills non-discrimination policy, please go to https://inside.mills.edu/administration/administrative_offices/policies/nondiscrimination.php.
All positions are subject to a background check. Prior to the first date of employment, an applicants background check must be cleared.
To apply, submit the following documents to http://mills.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=108815
Before an offer can be made finalists will be required to pass a LiveScan fingerprint, background check, and provide proof of negative TB Test.
Email questions or applicant information to Vanessa Varko-Fontana, Office Manager at [email protected] or Erica Dominguez, Academic Coordinator at [email protected]
Please note that you can only upload 6 "Other" documents. You can consolidate multiple pages/documents into one file upload. The file size limit for each upload is 10Mb.
Review of applicants will begin immediately; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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