Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Program Coordinator, Namibia

Job Description:

The purpose of this job is to teach courses and assist in the development and implementation of CGEE academic programs and short-term seminars to Namibia and other areas of southern Africa.

Adjunct Professor Responsibilities include:
Teach 1-2 course(s) per semester and provide necessary planning for courses including developing appropriate bibliography, arranging for speakers, transportation, etc.
Manage course-related expenses and submit monthly financial reports.
Complete evaluation, grading, and administrative tasks related to courses.

Supervision of Internships & Independent Studies include:
Set up internships & independent studies.
Supervise internships & independent studies. Grade students' work, and conduct evaluations.

Short-Term Educational Seminars Responsibilities include:
Design and facilitate short-term educational seminars to Namibia and southern Africa as needed:
Develop and manage trip budget and administrative reporting tasks for each travel seminar
Facilitate group sessions, provide language interpretation, and driving.

Administrative Responsibilities include:
Supervise the maintenance and use of Augsburg College facilities and vehicles in the country.
Supervise support staff members and interns.
Manage financial resources & submit monthly finance reports.
Assist with routine duties related to the maintenance of and overall well-being of the site.

Student Life
Provide advising and counseling to students, information about health and safety issues and refer them to the appropriate services in the event of a crisis.

Requirements:
Master's degree required.
Three years relevant experience required.
General computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, email, and web
Experience in trans-formative and experiential education.
Ability to speak bilingually preferred: knowledge or fluency in a Namibian language is helpful (Otjiherero, Oshiwambo, Nama/Damara, Tswana, Afrikaans, etc.)
Ability to drive a 10-15 passenger van to transport students during educational excursions.

Additional Information:
Augsburg College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, or any other lawfully protected status. Minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:
Applicants MUST submit the following documents:
Resume
Cover letter

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Leah Spinosa de Vega
Director, Global Initiatives & Off-campus Study
Center for Global Education & Experience
Augsburg College
2211 Riverside Avenue, CB 307 (Anderson Hall 23A)
Minneapolis, MN 55454
United States of America
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