Hobart William Smith Colleges
Academic Positions: Education
Location: Geneva, NY
Open Date: Jul 17, 2019
Along with the Education Department Chair, the candidate will serve as the New York State Education Department (NYSED) mandated contact person for all teacher certification programs at the Colleges and will hold primary responsibility for administering graduate and undergraduate certification programs, including coordinating the Teacher Education Program (TEP) and Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) admissions.
Will identify, coordinate and oversee field placements for both early field and student teaching experiences for students seeking certification in one of 15 certification areas: Art, Childhood, Childhood and Students with Disabilities, Music, Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), and 10 subjects in Adolescent Education, as well as three MAT certification areas. Field placement oversight involves coordination with the Department Chair, faculty, and staff, along with networking and coordination with regional schools administrators and teachers, as well as data management and reporting using software management tools (e.g., tk20 by Watermark, Excel, PeopleSoft).
Will be responsible for data management, monitoring, analysis, and reporting to maintain ongoing accreditation and program registration with New York State Education Department (NYSED), US Department of Education (USDOE), and national accreditation entities (e.g., CAEP, AAQEP).
Teacher Certification Responsibilities
Data Management and Other Responsibilities
A bachelor’s degree in teaching, education, administration or a related field, experience in education and/or educational settings and strong interpersonal, administrative and technological skills.
A master’s degree in education or its equivalent in experience. Experience within a teacher certification program is highly preferred. The ability to promote diversity within the Teacher Education Program, and K-12 teaching experience are also preferred. Experience with large scale data management and information analytics a strong plus.
This is a full-time, 10-month, benefits-eligible, administrative salaried position. Typical campus hours of work are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., although some program activities take place before and after the typical work day. This position description is not all-inclusive, as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.