Program Coordinator, Lecturer/Sr. Lecturer, MS in Energy Policy and Climate, and MS in Environmenta
Johns Hopkins University
Location: Washington, D.C.
Internal Number: A-121049-2
Position: Program Coordinator, lecturer/sr. lecturer for MS in Energy Policy and Climate, and MS in Environmental Sciences and Policy School: Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Advanced Academic Programs division Reports to:?Program Director for Energy Policy and Climate, and Environmental Sciences and Policy Institution:?Johns Hopkins University
Advanced Academic Programs Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) is a division of Johns Hopkins University's Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. As part of the nation's first research university, AAP offers rigorous and high-quality master's degree and certificate programs at its Washington, D.C., Center; on JHU's Homewood campus in Baltimore, Maryland; and online.?AAP enrolls almost 6,000 students each academic year in over 45 programs and distinguishes itself through its intensive instructional assistance, selective admissions, and 60 dedicated full-time faculty.
Tenured Krieger School faculty members serve as program chairs to oversee the academic rigor of AAP's graduate offerings. AAP's website, http://advanced.jhu.edu/, provides additional information.
Program Coordinator Description Johns Hopkins University's Krieger School of Arts Sciences seeks a program coordinator for the Advanced Academic Programs division's MS in Energy Policy and Climate and MS in Environmental Sciences and Policy programs. The program coordinator will promote and support ongoing innovation in the curriculum; will possess exceptional teaching, mentoring, and advising capabilities; and will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
The program coordinator will report to the program directors for the MS in Energy Policy and Climate and the MS in Environmental Sciences and Policy programs and will have significant interaction and collaboration with AAP's faculty. In both academic and administrative roles, the program coordinator will support each program's curriculum, students, and adjunct faculty.
This is a full-time non-tenure-track, 12-month renewable faculty position with the academic title of lecturer or senior lecturer, and compensation is commensurate with experience.
The program coordinator will have the following academic and administrative responsibilities:
Teaching six full-time graduate courses per year, including preparation and time spent in the classroom
Mentoring students from diverse backgrounds and responding to student questions
Advising students, including both program and thesis/capstone advising
Providing input on the curriculum and new course development to ensure the delivery and growth of quality programs
Other academic duties normally performed by full-time or regular part-time faculty, such as participating on committees, attending academic events, or contributing to other academic services
Assist with course scheduling
Participate in the adjunct faculty hiring and development processes
Assist both program directors with administrative tasks, such as planning events or reviewing admission materials
Other administrative duties as assigned
The program coordinator's role is critical to maintaining the overall high quality of the program. The program coordinator must have a passion for education and its power to change lives, especially for international, part-time, and non-residential students. A track record of successful graduate and/or online teaching, content development, and instructional technology are important. Candidates who have experience teaching and engaging students from diverse backgrounds are of particular interest. Qualified candidates will meet a set of minimum qualifications and several additional preferred qualifications.
Master's degree in environmental sciences, physical/energy sciences, conservation biology/ecology, natural resources management, environmental planning and policy, or in a relevant field such as geography, biology, oceanography, hydrology, geology
One to three years of higher education teaching experience online and/or at the graduate level
One to three years of work experience within the environmental sciences or policy fields, including but not limited to outside consulting or collaborative work within private, non-profit, and governmental organizations
The ability to teach a wide variety of courses in energy and/or climate sciences in both policy and/or technical courses, as well as environmental sciences and policy such as conservation, bioremediation, natural resources management, soils, agroecology, and environmental management
Strong organizational skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Terminal degree in environmental sciences, physical/energy sciences, environmental policy or in a relevant field such as conservation biology, geography, biology, oceanography, hydrology, or geology
Four or more years of higher education teaching experience online and/or at the graduate level
Four or more years of related professional experience within communication fields, including but not limited to outside consulting or collaborative work within private, non-profit, and governmental organizations
Experience managing a degree or certificate program
Demonstrated track record of excellence in teaching and innovation in curriculum design
The ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with competing demands and multiple deadlines in both onsite and online environments
The position will remain open until it is filled. Candidates must submit the following:
Teaching evaluations from the two most recent semesters
The selected candidate will undergo a background check, will provide three references, and will provide official transcripts for each credential.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.