teaching and learning coordinator

Global Health Corps

Job Summary

Design an academically rich experience integrating global health content and cutting-edge pedagogy, and ensure continuity of content across multiple faculty in order to maximize student experience and to ensure students achieve desired competencies

  • Minimum Qualification: Masters
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description


Closing date: 16 Jan 2019

Are you interested in using your skill set to make a global impact? Do you want to continue developing as a leader? Apply to be a 2019-2020 Global Health Corps Fellow! Global Health Corps is a leadership development organization that offers a yearlong paid multidisciplinary fellowship for emerging leaders, ages 21-30, through partnership with nonprofits and government agencies on the front lines of health, in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, and the US.

The Teaching and Learning Coordinator will be placed within the Teaching and Learning (T&L) team at the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), and will also work with the professor and course directors to develop and implement teaching and learning for the University. The primary role of the fellow will be to undertake curriculum development, research, and administrative support to the T&L team, as well as serve as support for Master of Science in Global Health Delivery degree (MGHD) students. The fellow will be involved in educational assessments and the development of student learning outcomes. The fellow will be a key member of the team and will serve as a focal point for students and staff in all things related to the student experience, teaching, and logistics.


Responsibilities:

Curriculum Design

  • Design an academically rich experience integrating global health content and cutting-edge pedagogy, and ensure continuity of content across multiple faculty in order to maximize student experience and to ensure students achieve desired competencies
  • In collaboration with the T&L team, use technical content to develop pre-class assignments, instruction sequences to guide course delivery, post-class assignments, and overall assessment and evaluation tools
  • Design and execute evaluations and course assessments to ensure continuous quality improvement
  • Provide technical research to support content development for the suite of MGHD courses
  • Develop program and course-specific evaluation mechanism to continuously monitor and evaluate the MGHD program
  • Prepare presentations and contribute to the development of scholarship and practical materials demonstrating the unique content and pedagogy driving T&L at UGHE

Student Experience and Support Management

  • Liaise with and support students during class and office hours, identify supplementary academic materials, and provide student feedback
  • Design and lead supplementary programming on academic writing, literature reviews, and principles of academic integrity; occasionally facilitate in-class instruction
  • Receive, collate, and respond to student input

Online Learning Management System

  • Contribute to the ongoing management of UGHE’s online learning management system

Admissions

  • Support and participate in admissions and selection processes


Skills and Experience:

Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Master’s degree in public health, global health, international development, business administration, or related field*
  • Research experience, including in undergrad or graduate school, ideally in the field of public or global health*
  • Excellent writing and editing skills*
  • Experience teaching, training, or presenting, especially as a teaching assistant, research assistant, teaching fellow, or teacher, either while as student or as a working professional*
  • Experience contributing to training/curriculum development, especially for a training or education program in a health-related field*
  • Proven interest in health equity, interest in a career in global health*
  • Experience working with master’s degree students
  • Experience evaluating the impact of programs and/or curricula
  • Experience creating learning materials, including print, video, and/or online
  • Flexibility and maturity
  • Strong willingness to take initiative
  • Willingness to work nights, weekends, and long hours

Fellows receive the following benefits:

  • Monthly living and utilities stipend

  • Housing

  • Health insurance

  • A professional development grant of $600 and completion award of $1500

  • Travel coverage to and from placement site, all trainings, and retreats

HOW TO APPLY:

Click to "Apply to the Role" here: https://ghcorps.org/teaching-and-learning-coordinator-r13-int/

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