Crew Leader/ Vocational & GED Instructor
POSITION: CREW LEADER/ VOCATIONAL & GED INSTRUCTOR
LOCATION: OFFICE OF GRANTS AND SPONSORED PROGRAMS/ YOUTH CORPS
RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the immediate supervisors-Co-Directors, Professional Services IV will help to develop and train at risk youth in an array of vocational skills through community service activities. Professional Services IV will also provide job related information, personal counseling and basic skills instructions for the corps members 100% of time is spent on NJ Youth Corps.
- 100% of time is spent on NJ Youth Corps 30% of time is spent as a crew leader and vocational instructor 10% of time is spent as a counselor 60% of time is spent as a basic skills instructor
- Supervises Youth corps members on work crews on and off site Develops and teaches vocational courses in graphics, exhibit design, and museum education Provides individual vocational plans for Youth Corps members on museum Exhibit Design & museum Education Teams Develops work plans for crew site Schedules service programs for Youth Corps members Provides opportunities designed for youth at risk to analyze, develop and hone their goal setting skills Uses a variety of teaching strategies conducive to the various learning styles of the Youth Corps members Reinforces the development of goal setting skills of the “youth at risk”, by providing personal and career counseling Maintains accurate records of Youth Corps members on work site May assist academic staff by also serving as ABE/GED instructor as may be needed
EXPERIENCE : At least (1) one year of experience teaching high school or a GED preparation program or experience in corps programs or with urban students.
EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree or equivalency determined by the program’s administration and the University. Must have a NJ teacher certification or eligibility to receive certificate. Must possess skills in one or more of the following areas: teaching, museum education, graphic arts and design, carpentry, and emergency medical services. Must have a valid driver’s license.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Basic knowledge of the principles and techniques essential to performance of assigned responsibilities Ability to acquire basic knowledge of the University’s policies and procedures Ability to establish cooperative working relationships and coordinate with other offices and organizations that impact on assigned responsibilities Proficient with Final Cut Pro or other multimedia and graphic arts applications Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel Strong interpersonal skills Knowledge of teaching strategies and students’ learning styles Knowledge of motivational techniques and behavioral modification strategies Basic skills
New Jersey City University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants.
Cut-Off Date for Filing Applications: August 31, 2019