Coordinator for Education Innovation and Executive Assistant to Associate Provost for Graduate Education
Office of the Associate Provost for Graduate Education
Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
Office of the Associate Provost for Graduate Education, at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School invites applications from candidates for a non-tenure-track position as the Coordinator for Education Innovation. Above all, we seek a candidate who can assist the Associate Provost for Graduate Education in the discovery and implementation of ideas that enrich learning experiences and builds communities of practice that focus on teaching and learning.
The mission of the Office of the Associate Provost for Graduate Education (OAP-GE) is to foster new teaching approaches that improve student learning and provide education that builds upon students’ existing knowledge and is accessible to students wherever they are. In working to undertake this mission, the OAP-GE fosters a wide variety of innovative projects in the areas of pedagogy and learning that require coordination, support, research, fostering of partnerships, and testing/implementation. The Coordinator of Education Innovation assists in the discovery and implementation of ideas that enrich learning experiences and builds communities of practice that focus on teaching and learning. In addition, the person in this new position will identify and apply for funding of innovation to support new pedagogy.
Primary duties include: 1) support the OAP-GE in the areas of pedagogy and learning that require coordination, research, and fostering of partnerships, 2) the discovery and implementation of ideas that enrich learning experiences and builds communities of practice that focus on teaching and learning, and 3) identify and write proposals for funding of innovation to support new pedagogy/technology/spaces.
Primary skills required include: 1) experience coordinating events focuses on detail that make the events successful, 2) organized, timely, and reliable, 3) office and administrative experience, 4) experience in conducting research, note-taking, synthesis of information, and writing summaries/proposals of research, 5) excellent writing skills and clear communication ability, 6) ability to translate complex subjects and scholarly articles into practical, accessible language, and 7) ability to work as a team in sharing ideas and supporting each other’s work, 8) knowledge of updating NPS websites.
Candidates from a broad range of disciplinary backgrounds will be considered, a master’s degree is required.
Evidence of teaching aptitude.
NPS is a fully accredited graduate school with students from all U.S. services, as well as foreign military officers. The Coordinator of Education Innovation manages and coordinates the Office of the AP-GE’s initiatives while assisting the AP-GE. A completed master’s degree is needed to achieve this, and U.S. citizenship is required. Monterey is a short drive south from the San Francisco Bay area and is ideally situated along the spectacular central California coast.
Applications should be received by February 23 and include a c.v. and letter of recommendation. Please address the applications to:
Prof. Ralucca Gera
Associate Provost for Graduate Education
1 University Circle
US Naval Postgraduate School
Monterey CA, 93943-0130.
Electronic submissions are strongly preferred and can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at http://www.nps.edu.
NOTE: IF YOU ARE A VETERAN, you are strongly encouraged to: Identify your Veterans’ Preference on your resume or elsewhere in your application package (type of preference, dates of service, date of VA letter, character of service, etc...)
This announcement is open until February 23, 2019.
Internal Number: AP-GE 3953130
About Naval Postgraduate School
The mission of the Naval Postgraduate School is to provide relevant and unique advanced education and research programs to increase the combat effectiveness of commissioned officers of the Naval Service to enhance the security of the United States. In support of the foregoing, and to sustain academic excellence, NPS and the DON foster and encourage a program of relevant and meritorious research which both supports the needs of Navy and Department of Defense while building the intellectual capital of Naval Postgraduate School faculty.