General summary/purpose: The Johns Hopkins University School of Education and Teach For America (TFA) have collaborated to create a Master of Science in Education degree for TFA corps members and alumni. This program seeks to merge JHU learning with TFA’s understanding of transformational teaching. We are seeking qualified applicants to serve as student advisor, in order to support student development.
Note: This position is not benefits eligible. Note: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Multiple Positions Available
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Advisors will support current students in the collaborative partnership between Teach For America/TNTP and The Johns Hopkins University School of Education. Primary responsibilities include:
Provide academic and career advising for current students.
Assess need for services from, and refer students to, other support resources on campus.
Contribute to advisor community by sharing best practices and collaborating with other advisors as needed.
Participate in student recruitment and retention activities, where applicable.
Demonstrate respect for all individuals and welcome diversity among students and colleagues.
Work in a fast-paced, online setting to deliver academic and support service advising on a year-round basis.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Minimum 6 months experience supporting students from a variety of backgrounds, and with diverse academic interests and abilities.
Minimum 6 months experience in coordinating and managing student relations.
Minimum 6 months of professional experience in teacher preparation and development work.
Master’s degree in student services, higher education administration or counseling.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Demonstrated knowledge of, and ability to address the needs of students.
Strong organizational, written, oral, interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong customer-service orientation.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Experience advising professional school students.
Experience in creating and maintaining professional networks.
Some experience in developing technology for advising uses including, but not limited to, Facebook, YouTube, podcasts, Twitter, blogs, and LinkedIn.
Knowledge of Teach For America and/or The New Teacher Project (TNTP) programming.
Classified Title: Program Advisor Working Title: Program Advisor Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $27 per/hour Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: 10.0 Hrs/ Monday - Sunday Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 60002601-Teach for America Personnel area: School of Education
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