Subject Matter Expert

Job description

Job location: Remote


Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-04-29
Req: R0006063
Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Dean of the School of Education, the Subject Matter Expert (SME) will support coordination for implementing the Bilingual Authorization Program: Spanish and Mandarin for the School of Education. The SME will develop course(s) in Canvas for the Bilingual Authorization (BILA), review and update fieldwork documents and the BILA Program Handbook, and support recruiting events for the new programs. The SME will fulfill deadlines and requirements set by the Dean, Program Director, Library staff, and Instructional Designer(s). The SME will adhere to departmental deadlines and policies in developing course(s) and program guidelines.

This position can be local or remote, and reports directly to the Dean of the School of Education.

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Cite all published materials including free courseware to avoid plagiarism
  • Review course readings, syllabi, and assignments to ensure 10-12 students’ hours of work each week (hours include reading, written assignments, and discussion posts)
  • Maintain an “applied” tone to the course so that students’ learning objectives illustrate what they will “do,” and readings and exercises support the objectives
  • Meet all development milestones or renegotiate with the Dean or Instructional Designer
  • Following first time roll-out, with Instructional Designer in course re-design to ensure continuous improvement
  • Review and update fieldwork documents, handbooks, and other Bilingual Authorization program materials to ensure alignment with standards and other program documents
  • Coordinate recruiting events for the new programs and assist in developing resources and presentations
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Effective written communication skills
  • Ability to convey complex topics in one’s subject-matter to others
  • Develop coursework to promote in-depth engagement in course topics
  • Possess knowledge of pedagogy, research, and practice in bilingual education
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience working in TK-12 schools and bilingual education
  • Passionate about higher education and dedicated to student success

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Maintain a professional demeanor
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Multi-tasker
  • Bilingual in Spanish or Mandarin is preferred

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

  • Master’s degree required

PREFERRED EDUCATION:

  • Doctorate degree preferred

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Strong computer skills including: Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Experience with Canvas and instructional design
  • Must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Ability to work both independently and on a team

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Number of exempt employees this position supervises: 0
  • Number of non-exempt employees this position supervises: 0

DECISION MAKING:

  • Minimal to moderate

FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Item: N/A
  • $ Per Year: 0

INTERNAL & EXTERNAL BUSINESS CONTACTS:

Internal Contacts:

Purpose:

  • Peers, co-workers
  • Communication, disseminating information
  • Students
  • Communication, disseminating information

External Contacts:

Purpose:

  • None
  • N/A

EQUIPMENT USED:

  • Computer/keyboard; telephone w/headset; calculator; copier/scanner; stapler.

TRAVEL:

  • Percent of time driving/travel is required: 0%

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Indoor/office; temperature about 70 degrees.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (based on a typical week):

Key:

C = Constant(over 66% of time)

F =Frequent(34%-66% of time)

O = Occasional(1%-33% of time)

  • Lifting/carrying under 10 lbs. – O
  • Lifting/carrying 11 - 20 lbs. – O
  • Pushing/pulling under 10 lbs. – O
  • Reaching outward – O
  • Sitting – C
  • Standing – O
  • Bending – O
  • Walking on normal surfaces – F
  • Typing/keyboarding/ten-key – C
  • Fine handling/grasping – O
  • Repetitive motion (hands) – O

Pacific Oaks offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of diversity and social justice. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical, vision, and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, 403b with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition discount, and other perks.

Pacific Oaks is an affiliate of TCS Education System. To apply for this position or others, visit our Careers’ Page at: www.pacificoaks.edu

Pacific Oaks participates in E-Verify and verifies identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired.
 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Pacific Oaks offers equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, source of income or military status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

 

 

 

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Posted: 4/30/2021
Application Due: 7/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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