Los Angeles, CA, USA
Brentwood School inspires every student to:
Think critically and creatively.
Shape a future with meaning.
Upper School English Teacher
Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is looking for a full time Upper School English teacher, to begin in August of 2021. We are looking for individuals from independent, public, private, or charter schools, with experience in teaching high school age students and one or more degrees in English.
It is expected that a successful candidate would:
Teach four sections of Upper School English
Serve as an advisor to a group of students
Make English meaningful and relevant by inspiring students
Communicate with students and parents as necessary
Revise and plan new curriculum in conjunction with other members of the English department
Utilize educational technology throughout instruction and course work
Engage and support students of varied identities, lifestyles, and beliefs
Create an environment that fosters open discussion with the freedom to express varied points of view
Perform additional duties and participate in the life of the school by advising a club, chaperoning events, and attending student activities
In addition, a candidate should possess the following personal qualities:
Strong collaboration skills and cultural competency
An interest in and openness to professional growth and development
Commitment to diversity and inclusion
A sense of humor, warmth of personality, and energy
Brentwood School is dedicated to the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles. Information about our school can be found at http://www.bwscampus.com . Please submit a letter of interest and resume to the contact person listed below. In your letter, highlight your education and experience related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Corisa Moreno Administrative Assistant to the Upper School Director 100 S. Barrington Place Los Angeles, CA 90049 CMoreno@bwscampus.com
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Brentwood School inspires every student to: Think critically and creatively. Act ethically. Shape a future with meaning.
BRENTWOOD SCHOOL Upper School Counselor Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is looking for a full time Upper School Counselor to begin in August of 2021. We are looking for individuals from independent, public, private, or charter schools, with experience in counseling upper school age students, a masters degree or doctoral degree in psychology or social work, and appropriate licensure. It is expected that a successful candidate would:
Foster a culture of community and growth in the Upper School
Support programming that strengthens student commitment to the core values
Nurture the growth of emotional intelligence and character development of students
Demonstrate and promote a collaborative approach when working with faculty and staff
Support students of varied identities, lifestyles, and beliefs in meeting various school expectations
Create an environment that fosters open discussion with the freedom to express varied points of view
In addition, a candidate should possess the following qualities and attributes:
Deep understanding of and experience with school communities and school-based programs
Strong knowledge of the ethical and legal considerations of counseling practices in a school environment
Experience and knowledge in specific fields that present themselves with this age group (e.g. sexual assault education/prevention, eating disorders, depression and anxiety)
An interest in and openness to professional development
Commitment to equity and inclusion
Excellent clinical, interpersonal, management, and leadership skills
Strong collaboration and cross-cultural competency
Spanish proficiency or other multilingual ability is preferred
A sense of humor, warmth of personality, and energy
Specific duties include but are not limited to:
Supporting student mental health through assessment, counseling, and appropriate referrals
Working with the counseling team to create proactive programming to improve student mental health and increase awareness
Be accessible to faculty and parents/guardians for consultations
Collaborate with the 9th Grade Foundations team and teach two sections of the course which includes units on human development, multiculturalism, and ethics
Potential involvement in 12th Grade Peer Leadership program
Perform additional duties and participate in the life of the school
Serve as an advisor and sponsor a club or activity
Brentwood School is dedicated to the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles. Information about our school can be found at www.bwscampus.com . Please submit a letter of interest and resume to the contact person listed below. In your letter, highlight your education and experience specifically related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Ms. Corisa Moreno Administrative Assistant to the Upper School Director Brentwood School 100 S. Barrington Place Los Angeles, CA 90049 Email: email@example.com
Humboldt State University
Arcata, CA, USA
Assistant Professor, Geology (Full time, Tenure Track)
Humboldt State University
Department of Geology
Humboldt State University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) that strives to foster an equitable and inclusive community that supports our students of diverse backgrounds. Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty, staff, and administrators of the highest quality committed to working in a multicultural and multiracial community that reflects the diversity of the state.
DESCRIPTION: Humboldt State University and the Department of Geology invites applications for a full-time, tenure track assistant professor position starting August 2021, in the broad area of lithospheric earth processes (formation and evolution of the oceanic and/or continental lithosphere) with expertise in one or more of the following areas: earth materials, mineralogy, igneous or metamorphic petrology, and paleoseismology/seismology. Ideally, this candidate's teaching and research expertise would complement our existing strengths in geomorphology, tectonics, glacial geology, structural geology, geochronology, and critical-zone ecohydrology. As an institution, HSU is committed to eliminating the equity gap in all student populations with dynamic, student-centered practices and policies that fully engage the campus community. The ideal candidate will share HSU's commitment to helping its racially and socioeconomically diverse students succeed in their degree and career objectives.
We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, staff, administration, and students who are also committed to closing equity gaps.
RANK, SALARY AND BENEFITS: We seek to fill this position at the Assistant Professor rank. The current California State University Salary Structure is available at: https://hraps.humboldt.edu/faculty-salary-schedule. Humboldt State University provides an excellent benefits package for faculty. Information about benefits plans can be found at: http://www.humboldt.edu/forms/node/934.
An earned Ph.D. or equivalent (dissertation defended and accepted) in Geology/Geoscience with a specialization in igneous processes and petrology, metamorphic petrology, lithospheric processes, paleoseismology/seismology or a related field from an accredited college of university is required at the time of appointment. Outstanding candidates with ABD will be considered. If ABD at the time of interview, please include a statement from Ph.D. advisor regarding the likelihood of completion prior to appointment date (approximately August 15, 2021). Candidates with experience developing curriculum/courses/programs that inclusively serve a diverse student population and facilitate community growth are especially encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate must demonstrate the following:
Interest and ability to teach a demanding course load and broad range of courses that includes General Geology, Geologic Field Methods, California Geology, and Summer Field Camp, and will include some combination of the following, based on the candidate's specialty and abilities: Earth Materials, Petrology, Neotectonics, Structural Geology, Advanced Field Methods and Instrumental Methods;
Record of, or demonstrated potential for, effective teaching or teaching experience using a variety of inclusive methodologies, and commitment to and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds;
Record of quantitative, field-based, and lab-based research of processes related to the formation and evolution of the oceanic and/or continental lithosphere ;
Record of, or potential for, involving undergraduate students in their research program including creating research opportunities for all students, preferably in the western US;
Interest and ability in teaching field-based courses, such as Field Methods or part of the four week summer Field Camp;
Willingness to actively recruit students from community colleges and local high schools;
Values that align with the mission, values and vision statement of the department, College of Natural Resources and
Sciences and the university; and
Commitment to collegiality and collaboration for the benefit of the department anduniversity.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Willingness to participate in the development of online learning experiences or ability to strengthen geospatial education (e.g. GIS) and training opportunities for students;
Desire to incorporate innovative teaching methods and develop educational earth science pedagogies and a commitment to community outreach; and
Potential for collaborative research with other faculty in the geology department or other departments.
At the time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States. For information on the University policy on support for non-immigrant probationary faculty visa acquisition, please visit the Faculty Immigration Resources page: https://extended.humboldt.edu/international-programs/immigration/faculty.
Evidence of degree completion is required at time of hire.
PROFESSIONAL DUTIES: Candidates are expected to be committed to teaching excellence and to building a strong research record. Instructional assignments may include: introductory and general education geology courses, required courses in field geology, Earth Materials, Petrology, Neotectonics, Structural Geology, and Instrumental Methods and at least one upper division/graduate level course in their specialty and summer field camp every two or three years.
Successful applicants will be expected to advise research at the MS and undergraduate levels. The Geology Department is strongly field oriented, and the successful applicant should have demonstrated interest and ability to teach students in field situations. The normal teaching workload is approximately three courses per semester with associated laboratories. Instructional assignments will be consistent with the programmatic needs of the department and students.
The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching; research and scholarship with graduate and undergraduate students, and service to the University, profession and to the community. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions of the department, campus, and university system.
Humboldt State also continues to build unique and innovative learning opportunities for students, bridging the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. HSU is a leader in “learning communities” that build relationships between students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the community. These communities incorporate environmental and social responsibility.
GENERAL INFORMATION: The Department of Geology is currently composed of ~55 geology undergraduate students, ~7 geology graduate students, 6 faculty, and 2 full-time staff. We offer a BS degree in Geology, a BA in Geoscience, and a MS degree in Environmental Systems-Geology Option. Our location on California's beautiful North Coast near the Mendocino Triple Junction and proximity to a diverse suite of igneous and metamorphic assemblages, as well as structural features in the Coastal and Klamath geologic provinces, provide unparalleled access to natural laboratories.
For more information, please visit: http://geology.humboldt.edu
Humboldt State University sits on the traditional homelands of the Wiyot people in what is currently called Arcata, CA. The Wiyot people call the area Goudi'ni (over in the woods). The Humboldt State University campus in Northern California is in close proximity to several thriving Native American tribes and communities. Humboldt State currently has the largest percentage of Native American students in the CSU system and has over 30 Native American faculty and staff, many from local area California Indian tribes. HSU is home to a number of leading Native American programs including the Indian Tribal Education and Personnel Program (ITEPP) and the Indian Natural Resource, Science and Engineering Program (INRSEP). There are also many opportunities at HSU to conduct research, teaching and community work on Native American history and cultures in Special Collections at the HSU library. The Humboldt Room in the Library has fantastic resources for tribally focused archive materials from the region. HSU strives to build a supportive and inclusive Native community and engages with Native communities through various initiatives and opportunities like the annual California Indian Big Time and Indigenous People's Week and a chance to network with other faculty and staff as part of the HSU Council of American Indian Faculty and Staff. For more information, please visit: www.humboldt.edu/nasp
APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should submit the following materials through Interfolio: Click here to apply: http://apply.interfolio.com/83661
Letter of application;
2 page Statement of Research describing your:
o Research interests and experiences; and
o How you plan to include undergraduate students in your research;
2 page Statement of Teaching Philosophy describing your:
o Teaching interests, philosophy, and experiences for classroom, lab, and field-based courses;
o Experiences and strategies for increasing equity and diversity in the Geosciences; and
o How your teaching philosophy and experience relates to supporting students who have been historically
marginalized and/or minoritized;
Graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are sufficient for initial review); and
Names and complete contact information for at least three (3) professional references.
Additional application materials may be requested at a later time.
Please direct any questions pertaining to this position, the Department of Geology, or Humboldt State University to:
Dr. Laura Levy, Search Committee Chair
Department of Geology
Humboldt State University
One Harpst Street
Arcata, California 95521-8299
Phone: (707) 826-3931
APPLICATION DEADLINE: This position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than March 3, 2021. Early response is encouraged.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
HSU is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply .
It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Evidence of required degree(s), certifications(s), or licenses(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. Incorrect or improperly completed applications will not be considered for vacancies. Any reference in this announcement to required periods of experience or education is full-time activity. Part-time experience or education (or activities only part of which are qualifying) will receive proportionate credit. In accordance with applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements, preference may be given to the campus applicants covered by these agreements. However, positions are open to all interested applicants, both on and off campus, unless otherwise stated.
A background check (including a criminal records check, employment verification, and education verification) must be completed satisfactorily as a condition of employment with the CSU. Certain positions may also require a credit check, motor vehicle report, and/or fingerprinting through Live Scan service. Adverse findings from a background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Compliance with the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 (EO 1083) is a condition of employ-ment. CSU employees in positions with duties that involve regular contact with children or positions which supervise such employees are designated as Mandated Reporters under CANRA and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in EO 1083. Upon appointment to this position, the successful candidate(s) will be notified of and required to acknowledge their CANRA reporting status.
Additionally, all CSU staff and faculty receive training annually on their obligations in responding to and reporting incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence. You will be notified by email when you are required to take this mandated training.
New faculty employees hired by the CSU for the first time who first become CalPERS members on or after July 1, 2017 are subject to a 10-year vesting period for retiree health and dental benefits. Staff employees covered under bargaining agreements 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, C99, E99, M80 and M9 hired by the CSU for the first time who first become CalPERS members on or after July 1, 2018 are subject to a 10-year vesting period for retiree health and dental benefits
If accommodations need to be made during the recruitment and interview process, please contact Human Resources at (707) 826-3626 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey
The ACLU of New Jersey seeks a creative and visionary leader to fill the position of Communications Director. The Communications Director - based in Newark, but remote during the coronavirus pandemic - plays a vital role in shaping a bold vision to protect and promote racial justice, immigrants’ rights, and the liberties that define our democracy. We need a strategic thinker with a passion for our mission, a vision for applying communications tactics to reach organizational goals, and a meticulous approach to conceiving and executing plans of action.
We’re looking for a strategic leader who will develop and achieve short and long-term strategic goals across issue areas. The right candidate will collaboratively lead a team to spearhead content development for advocacy campaigns and public-education initiatives across multiple platforms. The Communications Director will drive initiatives for communications, marketing, and digital advocacy, working closely with leaders in other departments to share the ACLU-NJ’s work with the public and shape public perception. Indeed, the Communications Director will play a major role in building the ACLU-NJ’s political power in the state.
Our next Communications Director will exhibit outstanding interpersonal, project-management, and supervisory skills and be able to plan and execute a vision, problem-solve, multi-task, respond swiftly, and balance priorities in a sometimes wildly changing landscape. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications Director will manage a team of three employees.
The Communications Director will have a commitment to racial equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging, with an approach that values the individual and respects differences and builds networks that move items to action.
Set and execute the goals and vision for the ACLU of New Jersey’s public engagement – with press, the public, members, and clearly defined target audiences - as a part of the management team;
Lead, manage, and foster talent and professional growth within the Communications Department;
Lead the strategic development of communications priorities and opportunities to best amplify our work and affect the public narrative;
Oversee the ACLU-NJ’s presence in the New Jersey, New York, and Philadelphia media markets by developing relationships with media contacts and fostering relationships between key staff and spokespeople with reporters, editorial boards, producers, and other stakeholders and influencers;
Ensure that communications products are produced cost effectively and on deadline, where appropriate. Possess sufficient operational and technical knowledge of various communications media so as to be able to make informed business decisions.
Develop innovative communications plans for our issue areas and campaigns;
Identify and advance new strategies for injecting ACLU issues into the public debate to help sustain and grow a civil rights and civil liberties narrative;
Elevate the ACLU’s digital presence, including but not limited to social media platforms, and organic and paid content, identifying key performance indicators along the way;
Develop, manage and monitor the annual Communications Department budget, and maintain ongoing evaluation and reporting of key performance indicators;
Help foster healthy relationships with and strategically engage with key program staff within the organization for proactive planning and narrative shaping of our issues. Maintain and manage relationships with advocacy partners, national ACLU colleagues, and outside consultants.
Bring sophisticated framing and messaging skills and tools to our core issue areas;
Oversee creation and deployment of print and digital promotional materials, such as the annual report and other collateral publications and digital assets;
Ensure organizational compliance with ACLU branding guidelines;
Participate in the leadership of the organization as a member of the management team.
At least ten years of experience in communications, particularly advocacy or campaign communications. Significant experience managing multi-faceted programs, direct experience with new media, traditional media, digital communications, graphic design, branding, and/or message development;
Significant management experience with a demonstrated track record of effectively running a team or organization;
Excellent skills in interpersonal, spoken, and written communication, along with presentation skills to communicate effectively, comfortably, and respectfully with many audiences, including members of the general public, press, donors, staff at all levels, and lay leaders in conversation or print;
Ability to prioritize concurrent tasks and expertly manage projects; manage a high-volume workload in a fast-paced environment; delegate deliberately and ensure follow through; adapt quickly to changing priorities; and help set and meet moving deadlines;
Experience with recruiting, developing, and managing a highly talented and diverse staff;
Experience with overseeing budgets and departmental administration;
Substantive knowledge of the operation of the media, political, public policy and advocacy arenas in New Jersey preferred.
Ability to plan and meet deadlines, making judicious use of organizational resources and colleagues’ time and effort.