Academic Professor, Collegiate Experience


POSITION TITLE:  Academic Professor, Collegiate Experience
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Temporary, Summer 2019
TIME FRAME: June 22 through July 12
LOCATION: Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY

New Jersey SEEDS is a privately funded, statewide, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities to academically talented, financially limited students. New Jersey SEEDS works with competitive, primarily independent, secondary schools to provide opportunities for highly motivated, academically qualified, and economically disadvantaged students.

The College Scholars Program was announced in April 2015 as an immersion experience designed to reach three times as many students in a wider geographic area than SEEDS’ existing high school academic initiative. College Scholars participate in academic classes each Saturday during the spring of students’ eleventh-grade year, and throughout the twelfth-grade. In addition, students take part in a three-week residential session during the summer before their senior year in high school.

POSITIONS

We are currently seeking teachers for the following subjects: 

  • English – with a focus on completing the personal statement for college admissions
  • College 201 – a course designed by NJ SEEDS which focuses on college admissions, writing, and the transition to college
  • Critical Reading Seminar – this class introduces students to the principles of college-level learning and provides them with intense practice in the use of those principles

Must have teaching experience with high school and/or college-aged students; teaching certification is not required.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach subject area according to curriculum guidelines specified by NJ SEEDS
  • Teach a minimum of two (2) sections of about 15 students per class Monday – Saturday
  • Hold office hours during consultation period
  • Maintain ongoing curriculum evaluation and development to meet needs of students

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Expert level mastery of subject area
  • Expert level written and oral skills
  • Teaching experience in a rigorous academic environment, including work with highly capable students
  • Demonstrated talent in the instruction of students with varied learning styles and levels of mastery

ADDITIONAL EXPECTATIONS:

  • Review, correct and comment upon written assignments, exams and projects
  • Attend faculty meetings as scheduled by the Dean of Studies
  • Additional duties as needed

STIPEND:

  • $3,000
  • Room and board provided

DEADLINE: April 2019

Those interested in applying for a teaching position should send a cover letter and resume to the following address:

New Jersey SEEDS
ATTN: Imani K. Gilliam
Dean of Programs
494 Broad Street, Suite 105
Newark, NJ 07102

or

igilliam@njseeds.org

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