Director Religious Education Job Description Sample
Jewish Chaplain And Director Of Religious Life - 501798
Jewish Chaplain and Director of Religious Life
Application Review Will Begin on January 15, 2018
Cover Letter Is Required And Should Address The Two Following Questions
1. What would be your philosophy for leading a comprehensive Jewish Life Program at the University of Richmond?
2. What would be your
philosophy for leading Interfaith Programming at the University of Richmond?
SUMMARY: Serve as one of the senior religious leaders at the University of Richmond. Develops, leads, and promotes Jewish life programs for the University community, represents the University Chaplaincy to off-campus faith organizations, supervises the work of eighteen partner campus ministries, and directs the University’s interfaith activities and programming.
RESPONSIBILITIES: * Develop and implement an outstanding program for Jewish Life at the University that is comprehensive and inclusive of the wide range of experiences within the Jewish tradition, specifically attending to the diverse religious, cultural, and social expressions of Jewish practice. Provide visible and thoughtful leadership to Jewish students, staff, and faculty including opportunities for worship, prayer, mentoring, and spiritual guidance. Serve as advisor to the Hillel student group. Advocate for Jewish concerns within the broader campus community. Work closely with Enrollment Management to help recruit students; establish and strengthen relationships between the University of Richmond and the wider Richmond Jewish community; develop connections and communication patterns with Jewish alumni; represent the University to Hillel International and other Jewish institutions, as well as other faith organizations throughout the Richmond Region. Hillel International enriches the lives of Jewish students so they may enrich the Jewish people and the world, and envisions a world where every student is inspired to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning, and Israel.
Provide interfaith leadership by creating and implementing a wide range of programs for UR community members to learn from one another across religious differences. Lead the Multifaith Student Council, Multifaith dinner and discussion group, and develop interfaith initiatives that acknowledge particularity while seeking common ideals and values; develop programs to connect religious practices and beliefs with social concern and change; initiate programs to educate the campus community on a range of religious holidays and sacred expression; teach on issues of religious literacy and global citizenship.
Lead eighteen campus ministers to implement a wide range of religious programming for all members of the University community. Meet regularly with campus ministry staff; organize and lead on-going meetings and retreats; develop shared programming; develop and implement policies and procedures for religious work; maintain campus ministry files; provide leadership for orientation, the annual baccalaureate service, and other on-going religious events. Serve as Chaplaincy representative on welcome week committee, commencement committee, MLK celebration committee, and other University wide committees as assigned.
Lead one or two international short term study abroad experiences within the Chaplaincy’s pilgrimage program each year, and lead an accompanying class to help students learn across lines of religious difference, engage with other parts of the world, and strengthen the interfaith climate at the University. Previous Pilgrimage destinations include: Poland, Israel, South Korea, Morocco, Spain, and the United Kingdom.
Establish goals and objectives for Jewish life, campus ministries, and multifaith programs in support of Chaplaincy and University strategic plans; conduct ongoing evaluation and assessment of programs and student engagement outcomes. Manage Jewish Life, Campus Ministry, and Multifaith Programming budgets. Develop and maintain records to include program information, participation, and status. Prepare reports and analyses reflecting budget, progress, participation, trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
Work closely with enrollment management and advancement services to cultivate relationships with Jewish alumni, prospective students, and donors. Establish and maintain healthy and creative relationships with Jewish institutions and interfaith organizations in the wider Richmond community. Represents the Office of the Chaplaincy within the wider University community and Richmond region as needed.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: * Knowledge and ability to lead a wide range of Jewish religious, cultural, and social practices from a variety of social and theological perspectives.
Knowledge of a wide range of religious traditions and practices.
Knowledge and ability to lead interfaith dialogue and programming within a University setting.
Knowledge and ability to offer pastoral care to students, faculty, and staff of various backgrounds.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management.
Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart information to a range of clientele and/or media sources.
Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures.
Ability to create, compose, and edit written and presentation materials.
Ability to create new programs and develop policies and procedures to strengthen and access new and current programs.
Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies and procedures.
Ability to maintain emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stresses.
Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
Ability to recruit, supervise and train volunteers, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
Ability to analyze complex problems, interpret operational needs, and develop integrated, creative solutions.
Ability to represent the University to the community, and the community to the University.
Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
Ability to relate religiously, politically, and socially to a wide range of constituents, including perspective students, alumni, and donors.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: * At least seven years of professional work experience.
Rabbinic ordination preferred, or at least five years of professional leadership in a Jewish congregation or community organization.
Demonstrated experience supervising and leading staff.
Demonstrated experience organizing and managing a budget.
Demonstrated experience creating, initiating, organizing, and managing programs and projects.
Demonstrated experience in interfaith dialogue, education, and program leadership. * A Master’s degree is required. Candidates who are nearing the completion of a Master’s degree program will be considered.
WORK HOURS: * Full-time, exempt position
- Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m.
- 5:00 p.m.; 7.75 hrs./day; 38.75 hrs./week
Requires some evenings and weekends
Requires domestic and international travel
SALARY STRUCTURE: Pay Grade 7 To see more detailed salary information please review the University of Richmond's
Compensation Structure. Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond (www.richmond.edu) blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. Richmond offers a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate programs. Our School of Arts & Sciences anchors Richmond as a nationally ranked liberal arts university. A ranked business school, the nation’s first school of leadership studies, a highly respected law school, a nationally recognized international education program and the community-focused School of Professional and Continuing Studies build on that strong foundation and make this university something unique.UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE
University Chaplain & Director Of Religious And Spiritual Life
Essential Job Functions: Provide direct one-on-one engagement with students Support the needs of students and other community members as they practice their faith traditions, including making the campus aware of important holidays, supporting students in practicing the rituals of their faith, and partnering with faculty and staff advisors who support campus faith communities. Oversee established outreach programs, through operation of the Center for Religious & Spiritual Life ("The Open House"), including supporting and advising student organizations, facilitating conversations with faculty and staff via the Religious Advisory Board, and collaborating with the local Ministerium and other nearby clergy.
Provide administrative oversight for facilities associated with Religious and Spiritual Life. Provide leadership for on-going assessment of spiritual values, attitudes, and practices of students as these relate to the evolution of individual student support and campus programming. Carry out and continue to evolve established university traditions, such as the Service of Lessons and Carols, Baccalaureate, Interfaith Week, and annual campus celebrations.
Collaborate with colleagues on the development of programs and practices that foster student and community wellbeing. Support the campus community in times of emergency or other crisis. Manage office, including staff and bugets.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Master's Degree in Divinity, Theology, Religious Studies or Pastoral Counseling or equivalent.
Must be ordained or otherwise credentialed by a recognized religious order or on the path to ordination within one year of hiring. Previous formal experience with young adult ministry; demonstrated enthusiasm for working with young people. Candidates must be intentionally open and thoughtful in working with those of faiths other than their own, as well as with those who claim no faith tradition, or who are questioning.
Candidates must have an interest in community engagement and in working directly with students of diverse cultural, socioeconomic, and religious backgrounds, as well as identifying and partnering formally and informally with local religious leaders who provide mentorship and pastoral support to a diverse religious community. Strong interpersonal, public speaking, and written communication skills. Must be willing to work during evenings and weekends.
Must have a valid driver's license and be insurable by the College.
None Salary: Competitive
Religious Life Director
Position: Religious Life DirectorDepartment:
Office of Religious LifeStatus: Full Time, 12-month position, full benefits
Supervisor: Vice President of Student LifeThe Office of Religious Life supports students in exploring and expressing their beliefs through worship, celebration and dialogue.ResponsibilitiesThe primary tasks of this position focus on directing College Meeting for Worship, providing support and guidance to student religious life groups and faith communities on campus, overseeing staff at Virginia Cottage and assisting as needed with the Quaker Fellows scholarship programming.Oversee some staff at Virginia Cottage. (Religious Life Administrative Assistant, Muslim Student Association Coordinator) Provide administration over Religious Life policies, budgets and schedule.
Plan and facilitate College Meeting for Worship on Sunday afternoons. Support and resource religious groups and faith communities on campus. Provide spiritual and practical support for students, faculty and staff at Earlham College.
Advisor of Interfaith House. Facilitate interfaith engagement and education through co-curricular activities such as religious services, campus events and services opportunities. (Faith & Values Lunch, Convocation, Christmas Dinner, Fall Break Trip, Spring Break Trip, Candle Light, Baccalaureate, Progressive Dinner, Involvement Fair, Virginia Cottage Open House) During the summer months, coordinate, organize, and implement the New and Transfer Student Orientation to welcome new students to the Earlham community. (supervision of an Orientation Graduate Intern) Maintain appropriate confidentiality. Other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean of Student Life or VP for Student Life/Dean of Students.
QualificationsKnowledge of various faith traditions. Deep appreciation for Quakerism. Passion for working with young adults in the context of Earlham College.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with a team. Experience with budgets, supervision and administration. Strong oral and written communication skills, including public speaking and presentation skills.
Proficiency with computers, technology and social media. Creativity in imaging new initiatives and/or new ways of pursuing existing goals. Demonstrated skills in organization and time management.
Availability to work Sundays and some evenings required. A bachelor's degree in with a background in religion or related field or equivalency in professional experience. Preferred degree would be a Master's in Divinity.
Experience with counseling, working with young adults, pastoral ministry, programming, overseeing staff and budget administration. Candidates must possess a valid driver's license and submit to a criminal background check. Application InstructionsPlease send a letter of interest; a resume; and the name, position title, email address and phone number of three professional references in a single PDF or MS Word file to:Human Resources Office Earlham College 801 National Road West Richmond, IN 47374-4095Email: thistbeearlham.edu Phone: 765-983-1393The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions.
As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.FULL-TIME/PART-TIME Full-TimePOSITION Religious Life DirectorEXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT ExemptREQ NUMBER REL-17-00001ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham emphasizes the pursuit of truth, lack of coercion, respect for others, openness to new truth, integrity and application of what is known to improving our world. Earlham College and the Earlham School of Religion are located in Richmond, Indiana, a city of about 39,000. Founded in 1847 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Earlham College is an independent, four-year, coeducational, residential institution of higher learning.
Approximately 1,200 undergraduate students attend Earlham College on its 800-acre tree-shaded campus. Earlham College offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in 40 disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields, as well as permitting self-designed studies and a cooperative program in engineering. Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education degrees also are offered at Earlham College.EOE STATEMENT Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.This position is currently accepting applications.PI100639659
Education Director - Special Education
Do you enjoy leading a collaborative team, utilizing your leadership and behavioral skills while positively affecting children with significant disabilities? Then consider joining Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health!
Being an Educational Director at Devereux has its Advantages You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
- An opportunity for you to use all your skills in our state of the art small facility.Our enrollment is approximately 60 students with a ratio of 5 students to 4 staff.
- Strong clinical resources-collaboration in a supportive environment.
- Participation in the design and implementation of applied research.
- Engagement in data-based decision making at the school and individual student levels. Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Center for Autism Research and Educational Services (CARES) school is an approved private day school that provides programs and services for children aged 5-21 with severe autism, intellectual developmental disabilities/violent behaviors who may or may not be able to communicate verbally. Located in Downingtown, PA, this position is repsonsible for maintaining educational and clinical programs as well as day-to-day operations.
About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives.
We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare. Our Mission:
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences. We employ more than 7,000 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.
Competitive Salary and Benefits In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program.
In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees. Click on the following link to see
why we are a great place to work : http://benefits.devereux.org . K eywords: Education, BCBA, PBIS, Supervisor, Principal, Autism, Functional Behavioral Assessment or FBA, Special Education, ABA, Applied Behavior Analysis, Education Director, Director of Education, Director of Education Services, Assistant Principal, Assistant Director
Requirements EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS: * Master’s Degree required in Special Education, Psychology, or a related field; Doctoral Degree preferred.
Certified PA Principal certification or Supervisor of Special Education certification (PDE approved) or eligible for certification. * BCBA or BCBA-D certification preferred (or enrolled in a BCBA program). EXPERIENCE: * Experience using applied behavior analysis instructional strategies and positive behavior support. Strong understanding of evidence-based practice in autism services, ABA and educational processes.
Minimum five (5) years working with individuals with autism in a setting that utilized ABA and PBIS principles.
Minimum five (5) years supervising other professionals (teachers, clinicians, and/or other administrators).
Excellent leadership skills-ability to facilitate and run meetings. About the Organization:
The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux. EOE Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status. Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE
Executive Director Of The Center For Christian Education
Job Title Executive Director of the Center for Christian Education Position Type Professional City Waco State TX Zip 76798 Purpose This position specifically supports the mission by: establishing Baylor’s Center for Christian Education as a national leader in providing executive education for Christian school leaders, faculty, and boards of directors; overseeing the direction of the Center for Christian Education; cultivating an extensive network of partnerships with Christian schools; and creating multiple signature events that enhance Christian education and alliances among school leaders, private donors, and organizations. Job Duties Required Education Master's Field of Study Christian Education, Educational Leadership and Policy, or related field Required Experience 8 years of relevant work Other Required Qualifications
Extensive experience in the Christian school sector, ideally having served as the head of a school – Amassed a record as a visionary leader and successful fund raiser – An effective and committed advocate of quality teaching and student learning Preferred Education Doctoral Preferred Field of Study Preferred Experience More than 10 years of relevant work Other Preferred Qualifications
Teaching Certification – Educational Administrator’s Certificate – Applicable work experience in Christian education Part time/Full time Full Time Avg Hours per Week 40 Work Hours Business hours; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, Monday through Friday Physical Demands See Job Description About Baylor Working at Baylor is so much more than simply having a job! As part of the Baylor family, employees not only receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, generous time off, and fantastic automatic retirement contributions, they also get to experience Baylor.
Experience the culture of working for an institution consistently ranked as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education
Experience a mission driven organization based on a strong Christian commitment (www.baylor.edu/about)
Experience Baylor academics with outstanding tuition remission for eligible staff and qualified dependents
Experience our beautiful campus with access to libraries, museums, and recreational facilities such as our fitness center, athletic courts, an indoor swimming pool, and the Baylor marina to name a few
Experience our great dining facilities and enjoy an employee discount
Experience Baylor athletics with reduced admission or free access to athletic events
Experience Baylor through many more wonderful events and programs that take place on campus each year
Conveniently located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is approximately 90 miles from both the Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin areas. To learn more about life in Waco, visit http://wacochamber.com/community/about-waco. EEO Statement Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. Pay Rate Commensurate with education and experience Posting Detail Information Vacancy Number S037507 Open Date 01/12/2018 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Quick Link http://jobs.baylor.edu/postings/3220 Link to full job description Link to full job description
Director Of Early Childhood Education
The Bertha Alyce Early Childhood Center of the Evelyn Rubenstein JCC is a forward-thinking Jewish preschool in SW Houston, serving students who range in age from 6 weeks to 5 years. Welcoming over 200 children and their families, this NAEYC-accredited school is founded on the ethics and values of Judaism and is committed to excellence and innovation. Our collaborative team of professionals, engage in creative, dynamic curriculum development for preschool children and continuously improve the school through ongoing professional development.
We are seeking an experienced Director of Early Childhood Education to serve as the educational leader of the Early Childhood Program. The Director is responsible for all compliance with NAEYC and State guidelines and regulations pertinent to the operation of the early childhood program and facilities. Candidates must have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood or related field, be able and willing to work flexible 40+ hour work week, and have excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
Primary Responsibilities include:
- Develop, coordinate, and lead early childhood program curriculum and activities both educational and non-instructional, which also include special events, parent meetings, open house and new family programming.
- Establish programs for the orientation of new teachers, for in-service training of all teachers, and for the evaluation of classroom teachers, to ensure that teachers are familiar with and adhere to school policies in all areas of school operations.
- Collaborate with the EC team to provide an orderly, controlled environment in which learning can take place, a school climate which is supportive and which reflects the overall mission and goals of the J.
- Uphold standards set by National Academy of Early Childhood Programs and Texas minimum standards, and coordinate and facilitate NAEYC Accreditation process.
- Conduct regular meetings with Early Childhood faculty focused on both routine school matters and provide time for reflective supervision.
- Oversee student progress reporting and division-wide communications: publications, flyers, newsletters, manuals, etc.
- Maintain a visible presence in all areas of the school; to work toward a resolution of all problems - both routine and unique - as they arise.
- Actively assist in the admission process, including promote and market all services, meeting with prospective families and giving tours, student testing or observations, and the evaluation of applicants for enrollment, wherever/whenever applicable.
- Develop and monitor budgetary process for EC department and oversee distribution of supplies.
- Develop and maintain Committee relationships, relationships with community agencies, and serve as a liaison to United Way agency.
- Strive for unity, harmony, and cooperation through tact, helpfulness, respect, and recognition of individual differences and the special abilities and strengths of each teacher.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, updated resume, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. At least two of the references should be professional.
Successful Applicants will have:
- Minimum of Master’s Degree in Early Childhood or related field
- 3 or more years of classroom experience
- 3 or more years educational supervision or management experience
- Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to meet with parents and offer advice/ solutions
- Knowledge of early childhood curriculum and safety regulations
- An understanding of the developmentally appropriate education for every EC grade.
- Experience handling confidential information
- Punctuality, good attendance, and strong work ethics in all areas
- The ability and willingness to work cooperatively with the administrative staff, other child care teachers, and assistants
- Forward- thinking ideas and attitude
- Certified in CPR
The J has been a place where families and individuals come together for friendship, affiliation and socialization in a safe and welcoming environment. Throughout our buildings, you'll find a committed staff working together to provide our members and guests with quality experiences, excellent service and a sense of belonging. At the J, we’re a compassionate and inclusive organization whose membership is made up of different ages, lifestyles, ethnicities and levels of religious observance. Join us at the J and you can have positive impact on our members lives everyday. Join us and make a difference.
Director Of Business Development - Higher Education
Overview: Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at www.aramark.com at http://www.aramark.com/ or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/aramark and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/aramark .
Description: As the
Director of Business Development , Large Accounts (10MM+); you will have an opportunity to exceed assigned pipeline and profit objectives, lead new business initiatives and processes and work closely with Sales Leadership in developing overall sales strategies within a targeted territory. You will also partner closely with Business Unit Executive leaders as well as Regional Executive leaders and directors in creating new university and college clients and implementing the sales processes. Successful Sales Leaders in this role will have the opportunity to:
Drive sales process leadership from contact through strategy, proposal, presentation & successful conclusion for dining services within a defined market of large universities and colleges.
Aggressively research, identify, qualify & target potential clients & develop access strategy to initiate contact
Develop & maintain relationships at the 'C Suite' while understanding and communicating prospective customers' corporate culture within Aramark.
Exercise creativity and independent judgment in developing and evaluating sales and marketing strategies in selling broad portfolio of facilities within defined market
Develop and lead strategy process with regard to: Competitive Environment, Account Sales Strategy and Territory Development Strategy
Identify needs and develop customer specific solutions for those needs.
Utilize resources from across Aramark in order to design & deliver customer desired outcomes
Influence and develop team members without formal authority
Develop relationships with intermediaries to build pipeline of opportunities and awareness of capabilities
Represent ARAMARK Higher Education in the marketplace at various industry organizations and events
Build relationships personally with prospective customers
Provide appropriate market & competitive information.
BA/BS is required for this position. MBA preferred.
5+ years of executive/c-suite, B2B solution-based selling experience, preferably in the service industry.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, presentation skills, and computer skills
Ability to understand and execute strategic sales planning and methodologies
Financial acumen – ability to understand operations and develop proposals
Please note, this role requires the flexibility to travel 70-80%, including overnight Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Global Education Department Director
Global Education Department Director This position will be in a newly created Business Unit (BU) which encompasses a diverse collection of programs and expertise, comprising broad, cross-cutting development sectors. The BU’s work includes civil society and peacebuilding, economic development and livelihoods, youth, workforce, environment, English language acquisition and teacher training, academic exchanges and partnerships, research and evaluation, early childhood education and literacy, education in conflict, post-primary education, and institutional and individual capacity building. Each of the practice areas in the Business Unit is led by a Department Director. The overall responsibilities of a Department Director at FHI 360 are to develop and manage a robust portfolio in a practice area with specific accountability for management, technical leadership, and business development. The management responsibilities include creation of an effective organizational structure for project management, implementation, and quality control; engagement in organization-wide leadership and governance activities; and liaising with key clients, donors, and partners. In business development, s/he is responsible for the short- and long-term strategic planning and development of new project activities. Technical leadership consists of ensuring that the practice area is effectively implementing best practices and is well represented in the development community. In the matrixed organizational model at FHI 360, the Department is responsible for providing technical leadership and assistance to ensure consistent technical quality and best practices in all projects in that practice area, whether managed directly or through regional offices. The Global Education Department has been a leader in advancing education quality and access in international contexts for over 50 years at FHI 360 and its predecessor organization. The GE department addresses systemic challenges in the quality and access to formal education from early childhood in the primary education cycle and into secondary and tertiary education, with particular technical emphasis on early grade literacy, education in conflict and crisis, secondary education, and girls’ education. The GE department maintains expertise in all aspects of education systems, including teacher professional development, policy, curriculum and materials development, school management, classroom instruction, gender equity, information management, and systems development. The Department Director is responsible for ensuring that each team within the department has the staff, resources, and management to successfully build and implement its practice area as well as generate evidence contributing to FHI 360 though leadership. In addition, the Director is responsible for working closely with other FHI 360 departments to share expertise and develop integrated solutions and more effective programs. The Department Director will provide guidance and direction on the design and implementation of education projects, and will possess expert-level technical program delivery experience in at least one of the technical areas of the portfolio. This position reports to the Business Unit Director. Roles and Responsibilities Working in a matrixed environment, the Department Director is expected to liaise with all appropriate personnel outside of the Department and participate in communities of practice as relevant. Department management
Develop and implement a consistent vision for the department with an emphasis on results, high quality management and technical implementation, and effective engagement of clients and stakeholders across the portfolio.
Hire, retain, and support well qualified and effective team leads and technical specialists in all critical areas of technical engagement.
Meet regularly with team and project leaders leads to gauge client satisfaction, troubleshoot problems, and plan future project growth and activities
Participate in periodic meetings with clients to evaluate performance and discuss future role(s) on project activities
Meet regularly with department staff to determine compliance with FHI 360 internal systems, as well as with client deadlines and requirements
In the FHI 360 matrixed management system, coordinate and collaborate with Regional Offices, country platform management, and Enterprise Services to ensure effective, efficient program implementation.
Participates in broader organizational meetings and initiatives regarding policies, procedures, and operational protocols Financial management
Maintains an overall governance and understanding of FHI 360 financial systems
Works with Business Unit (BU) business manager, department finance manager, and FHI 360 financial services to establish effective, stream-lined policies and procedures for managing, monitoring, and reporting on financial activities
Works with department finance manager to develop and review annual departmental G&A budget and revenue projections
Manages the department annual revenue and overhead budget. Staff development
Engage and motivate department staff to meet project, department, and business unit mission and objectives
Hire and retain experienced division leads and work with division leads to hire and retain experienced project managers and technical lead
Work with Human Resources to identify and manage staffing and performance issues
Nurture an environment of collaboration, team work, and high staff morale
Provide staff professional development and facilitate diverse and rewarding work opportunities
Mentor senior staff, ensuring a pathway for professional growth and advancement Technical Leadership
Maintains and strengthens the Global Education reputation for thought leadership and high quality implementation within the development community, and particularly with clients and stakeholders.
Provide expert-level technical expertise and guidance to programs within the department portfolio.
Contributes to developing a robust research and learning agenda.
In collaboration with the BU Director and department division leads and technical experts, spearhead thought leadership in the Department’s relevant sectors through learning events, publications, and technical initiatives.
Identify new products and services.
Responsible for technical quality of program implementation and designs and monitors activities regarding recruitment and supervision of teams who implement programming.
Serve on relevant technical forums and other policy-related bodies.
Contribute to periodic publications and/or lead, develop, and/or participate in major presentations
Fosters continuous learning from GE projects and technical teams. Strategic Planning and New Business
To maintain and expand a robust portfolio of active projects and contracts in the practice areas through new business development as well as quality implementation. In partnership with the BU Director and BU Business Development team, identify and prioritize opportunities that correspond with Department technical areas.
Work closely with BU HQ leadership to identify strategic focus areas and strategically deploy BU resources.
Cultivate a network of partnerships with other relevant stakeholders, including USAID, other government donors, the private sector, academic institutions, researchers, and implementing partners,
Lead and/or support BU-related strategy, capture management, and proposal development and work with technical teams to develop innovative and responsive programs and assist with other proposal development activities like recruitment and management plans as needed.
Directs short- and long-term strategic planning to ensure growth and viability of the department’s project portfolio
Contributes to BU and organizational strategic planning to ensure that the Department portfolio complements and supports broader business development activities
Works with organization’s strategy and communications teams to ensure visibility of the Department’s products, services, research, and expertise
Demonstrates an understanding of FHI 360 institutional goals and strategies, interprets how the Department’s mission fits within those goals and strategies, and effectively articulates that message to staff, funders, and beneficiaries Qualifications
Minimum of 12 years of relevant professional experience and a bachelor’s degree or 10 years of experience and a master’s degree.
Minimum of 10 years working internationally in education programs.
Demonstrated expertise in portfolio management
Experience providing expert level technical program delivery in at least one technical area in the Department’s portfolio:
Experience working with major international funding institutions and foundations supporting education programs.
Demonstrated success in building a portfolio of programs with diverse funding sources.
Demonstrated experience with financial analysis, budgeting, financial management of programs, and establishing operational standards
Experience supervising and mentoring large, diverse staff teams
Experience in business planning, strategic planning, and leading development efforts
At least 3 years of experience building partnerships that result in enhanced programmatic outcomes and additional resources for program activities.
Demonstrated ability to work with multi-sectoral teams and lead, develop and implement strategy and business plans.
Excellent writing and presenting skills.
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Director Of Higher Education Program
Director of Higher Education Program The George Mason University Higher Education Program (HEP) invites applications for the position of Director, Higher Education Program. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenured faculty appointment with some summer responsibilities. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.
About HEP and George Mason University: The Higher Education Program, located within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS), prepares students for positions of leadership in teaching, research, and administration at two-year and four-year colleges and universities around the world; as well as for positions in associations, government agencies, and industries whose activities relate to or impact higher education. The interdisciplinary, graduate-level curriculum focuses on leadership, the scholarship of teaching and learning, student affairs, administration, and assessment. George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in academics and research. Recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education, Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities. Mason is the largest and most diverse research university in Virginia offering more than 200 degree programs with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries. Mason’s diversity offers a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.
The department is seeking a collaborative, dedicated, and student-centered colleague who will take full responsibility for all aspects of program operations, including curriculum, faculty, and student success. The Director will:
Provide leadership and advocacy for the program and its faculty;
Manage the higher education specialization in the Ph.D. in Education and the higher education concentration in the M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies;
Oversee higher education graduate certificates;
Teach and advise graduate students; and continue efforts for further program development; and
Serve on departmental, school and university committees.
* Terminal degree is required, with academic qualifications and experience in areas directly related to higher education (e.g., educational leadership and policy, student affairs, adult education, sociology) or in a closely related field in the arts and sciences;
Must be eligible for appointment with tenure in a doctoral program of a research university;
Competitive candidates will demonstrate a commitment to higher education scholarship, leadership, and advocacy; and
Significant experience in graduate-level teaching, advising, and program administration.
As a growing program with a number of needs, we are seeking applicants with research expertise in a combination of areas in higher education including: diversity, finance, legal issues, social justice, student development, or policy in higher education; and with knowledge of quantitative methods, but will consider all minimally qualified applicants for the position. # Special Instructions to Applicants For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F9559z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a:
Letter indicating applicant’s interest and experience in higher education programs and qualities they would bring to ensure success in the role;
Teaching philosophy statement;
Curriculum vita; and * A list of four professional references with contact information. For questions, contact Dr. Angela Hattery, HEP Director Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (703) 993-2897. Visit highered.gmu.edu for more information on the Higher Education Program. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. # Mason Ad Statement Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education. Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create. If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition. Department: Higher Education Program
Criminal Background Check:* Standard Background Check
Motor Vehicle Background Check:* No
Restricted Position?:* No, is eligible for layoff or severance benefits. Job Category: Instructional or Research Faculty
Role (State) Job Title:* Director of Higher Education Program
Working Title:* Director of Higher Education Program
Job Type:* Full-Time
Position Number:* F9559z
Recruit Number:* Faculty - 7187 Location: Fairfax
Salary:* Commensurate with education and experience. For Full Consideration, Apply by: November 14, 2017 Posting Date: 10/11/2017 Open Until Filled?: Yes
Equity Statement:* George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Campus Safety Information: Mason’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at http://police.gmu.edu/annual-security-report/
Director For Early Care And Education Center
JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides leadership to the Center.
Develops policies and administers projects, programs and budgets. Supervises the day-to-day running of the Center in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and mission statements outlined in the Parent Handbook and the Policy and Procedures Manual of Easter Seals Blake Foundation as well as standards required by the federal Office of Head Start and NAEYC Accreditation. Is responsible for recruiting, hiring, and assisting staff in succeeding in their work situation.
Is responsible for the safety, welfare and education of every child. Ensures that each child is presented with a developmentally appropriate curriculum based upon best practice as determined by research and evaluation. Maintains an ongoing relationship with families and encourages parental input and involvement.
DUTIES: ADMINSTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensures that all aspects of program are in compliance with requirements and/or standards of the Office of Child Care Licensure, HS/EHS National Performance Standards, NAEYC accreditation and Quality First Prepares policy & procedure statements and manuals Ensures that adequate quality assurance systems are in place and utilized Monitors that all reporting requirements and deadlines for related programs are met including: CACFP, FTF, HS/EHS, NAEYC, DHS licensure, ESBF, private donors, etc.
During enrollment of children director will review all paperwork related to CACFP & DHS Recruits children and maintains enrollment through effective marketing strategies Confers with any parent who expresses a complaint, concern or idea for improving the program Administers appropriate medications at the request of parents and with proper medical documentation Conducts monthly meetings for all staff, providing ongoing in-service training as required by Office of Child Care Licensure Holds monthly Parent Meetings open to all parents and families Conducts ongoing communication to engage families including monthly Newsletter Monitors all financial matters including budgets, billing, grants and other sources of revenue Writes quarterly reports for grant expenditures Coordinates programmatic needs with staff from Head Start, Early Head Start and the Arizona Early Intervention program Maintains current personnel files and current children’s files in accordance with requirements of The Office of Child Care Licensure, Head Start, Early Head Start and NAEYC Coordinates the purchase and maintenance of supplies and equipment Develops a staffing plan that reflects low teacher-to-child ratios as required by NAEYC and Head Start/Early Head Start Ensures compliance with federal state and local laws and regulations covering equal opportunity employment, minimum wage, and benefits SUPERVISION Supervises the teaching staff in administering the day-to-day operation of each classroom Acts, along with consultants, as a resource person for teaching staff Provides opportunities for staff development and sponsors staff in attending workshops Assists teachers with formal parent-teacher conferences Holds conferences with individual staff members who are having difficulties with other employees or who are experiencing personal problems affecting job performance Meets with and evaluates all staff members on a regular basis and develops annual professional development plans Meets with all staff members at the end of their probationary period to appraise progress and plan next steps Encourages and sponsors staff in obtaining higher education and job-related skills Facilitates team work and seeks to develop a collaborative community of families, staff and community resources and agencies that will allow for continuing program improvements and positive outcomes for all SKILL REQUIREMENTS Proven knowledge of child development and high quality early care and education. Demonstrated ability to administer a program and budget of comparable scope and complexity. Demonstrated professional skills in the area of curriculum planning, in-service training, program goal setting, lesson planning and assessment procedures for evaluating the progress of individual children. Knowledge of and experience with:
ASQ (Ages and Stages Questionnaire)
Teaching Strategies Gold
Head Start and Early Head Start requirements
Office of Child Care Licensure Revised Requirements
ECERS, ITERS and CLASS assessment tools
Arizona Early Learning Standards
CACFP Demonstrated ability to develop new and imaginative programs within the field of early childhood. Sensitive to individual and group needs of children.
Ability to effectively communicate with parents. Ability to create a Center-Based Community of children, parents, and staff. Proven leadership skills Commitment to maintain strict confidentiality regarding all children and families.
Ability to read, write and speak English. AGE, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be 21 years of age or older.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in the area of early childhood education, child development, or closely related field (including at least 9 semester credits of specialized college-level course work in administration, leadership and management and at least 24 semester credits of specialized college-level course work in early childhood). Proven success as an early care and education teacher in a high quality program Minimum of 3 years of experience as a program administrator. Preference will be given to applicants with proven experience operating a high quality early childhood program including program planning and curriculum development. Must submit a valid Fingerprint Clearance Card on hire OR pass a Criminal History Background Check prior to beginning employment and submit the Fingerprint Clearance Card after hire Must pass a funder required physical exam and have a TB skin test prior to beginning employment Consideration may be given to applicants able to meet alternative pathways to achieve NAEYC required educational qualifications for Program Administrators.
POSITION ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Please review the requirements listed below to determine if you can work in the above capacity. Frequently:
Up and down from 12” – 14” chairs
Up and down from carpeting
Moving quickly around objects
Lifting of up to 50 lbs. Must also be able to: run, jump, jog, push and pull up to 25lbs. force, step up and down up to 17” in height
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