The Graduate School of International Policy and Management ( GSIPM ) at the Monterey Institute of International Studies invites applications for a regular faculty position in the field of International Education Management. The position’s rank is open and will be determined by the experience and credentials of the selected candidate. Salary is commensurate with academic qualifications and experience. The anticipated start date is August 2013.
Middlebury College and the Monterey Institute of International Studies merged on June 30, 2010. The MA in International Education Management degree was the first degree collaboratively developed by the two institutions. The program offers a three-semester degree comprised of one intensive academic year on campus followed by 4 to 6 month professional practicum in the international education field. Students also have the opportunity to add a TESOL specialization or complete a joint IEM - MPA (Master of Public Administration) degree. The first cohort of 26 students was welcomed in August 2012, and the program hopes to increase enrollments in the coming years. Additional program information is available at http://www.miis.edu/academics/programs/education-management
The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent teaching ability, extensive experience as an international education practitioner, and a record of scholarship in international education and related areas.
In evaluating the record and potential of candidates for appointment, primary consideration is given to the following:
1)Teaching ability, as evidenced by appropriate references, student evaluations, and recommendation of peers.
2)Experience as an international education practitioner, preferably with experience across multiples sectors and organizations, and demonstrated knowledge of current trends, issues, and best practices.
3)Professional competence, as evidenced by the candidate’s educational record; scholarly activities such as publications, presentations at professional meetings; and reputation among peers in the field.
4)Personal attributes such as integrity, initiative, breadth and focus of intellectual interest, and willingness to advise and assist students and participate in Institute activities.
5) MIIS promotes an international and multicultural environment. The ability to work in that environment is required, while international experience and second language capabilities are desirable.
MIIS is an EEO /AA Employer
Applicants should have a Ph.D., Ed.D., or equivalent terminal degree and significant professional experience in international education.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1)Teach courses in International Education and other areas of his/her expertise.
Courses may include:
~Principles and Practices of International Education
~International Education Program Design and Assessment
~International Education Marketing and Student Recruitment
~Comparative International Education
~International Education Policy
~Study Abroad and International Exchange
~International Student and Scholar Services
In addition to required expertise in the core program courses above, additional expertise in the teaching and/or research of the following subjects is desirable:
~Intercultural communications/ intercultural competence
~Education and development
~Higher education administration/management
~Education theory/curriculum design
~Educational assessment and evaluation
2)Serve as an academic and professional mentor to students, being available to discuss students’ career goals, and utilizing his/her professional networks to help students make contacts with potential practicum host sites.
3)Engage with online discussion forums used by the program, to foster a collegial atmosphere and to stay connected with students, particularly during their practicum periods.
4)Serve as Faculty Coordinator of the International Education Management Practicum on a rotating basis. This includes collaborating with the Administrative Coordinator on information sessions, advising of students on the selection of host sites, and primary responsibility for reviewing and evaluating students’ academic work during the practicum period according to criteria established by Team IEM .
5)Contribute actively to Team IEM , the committee of faculty, staff, and student representatives who meet regularly as a program team to ensure the coordination, effectiveness, and success of the IEM program. Among the topics the group discusses and acts on are student morale, social activities, curricular cohesion, program marketing, assessment, etc.
6)Maintain an active research agenda leading to a combination of peer reviewed and other academic publications, as well as other professional activities.
7)Contribute to the campus community through participation in campus events and service on campus-wide committees.
8)Other related duties as requested by the GSIPM Dean or the IEM Program Chair
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