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Sep 12 / Donna Carroll

Syracuse University – Instructional Designer

Syracuse University currently seeks an instructional designer to serve in the new Center for Online and Digital Learning within University College, the home of part-time studies at the institution.

If you are interested in applying, please submit your application online.

Sep 12 / Donna Carroll

Special Education – Graduate Student for Special Education

Seeking a graduate student who has training with special education to tutor our 7 year old daughter, Mychael. Mychael can identify all of her letters and knows the sounds for most but has not begun putting them together yet. She would also need some help with math as well. We would like to have a student come to our house twice a week for about an hour. Pay is negotiable.

Kenyetta Stanford Jones
(313) 623-7017

Sep 12 / Donna Carroll

BaySail – Education Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator

POSITION TITLE: Education Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator
PRIMARY SERVICE LOCATION: Bay City, MI
RESPONSIBLE TO: Autumn Mitchell, Director of Education
BaySail is a nonprofit organization that prides itself on its award-winning, place and inquiry-based, Environmental-STEM programming aboard our vessels, the schooners Appledore IV and Appledore V. Our programming fosters environmental stewardship for the Saginaw Bay Watershed and the Great Lakes Basin. Through education, immersion and outreach, we aim to grow a community of knowledgeable decision-makers who will exude a desire to protect these resources while also improving their quality of life.

BaySail seeks to expand our programming to accommodate community needs for classroom and other land-based opportunities. We are now offering a new and creative opportunity through the Huron Pines AmeriCorps program for a full-time member who will be responsible for planning and implementing new curriculum geared towards water quality issues for a variety of audiences with special focus on K-12 youth. Our ideal candidate is able to manage multiple tasks, has strong initiative and desire to learn, is outgoing and personable, communicates very well through both writing and public speaking and has a basic knowledge of natural resource management practices. Experience with outdoor education pedagogy and national science curriculum is preferred. Knowledge of limnology, current stressors affecting the Great Lakes and basic vessel operations is also a plus (training will be provided as needed).

SCOPE AND PURPOSE OF SERVICE: This position requires a 10-month commitment. This Huron Pines AmeriCorps member will serve closely with the Director of Education to design and implement new and existing environmental-STEM curriculum for a variety of audiences with special focus on K-12 youth from underserved populations. The member will work closely with local schools to provide teachers and students with training, programming and support in outdoor learning and habitat inventory and management. The member will also work diligently to grow BaySail’s volunteer base while providing training and ongoing communication with all education volunteers.

Duties will be performed aboard ship, in classrooms, in the field and in an office setting. Members are expected to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs., regularly ascend and descend stairs and ladders and regularly board our flagship program vessels during the sailing season. The position will require a flexible schedule with some service on nights/weekends. Some overnight stays may be required. The position will require frequent travel to local schools, meetings and training with mileage reimbursement.

POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Education & Outreach

  • Engage K-12 students in place-based education opportunities utilizing best practices and current trends in environmental education
  • Design, implement and document classroom and schoolyard programs that are aligned with state and national curriculum standards
  • Plan and attend a series of community events with outreach materials to promote conservation activities within the Saginaw Bay Watershed
  • Partner with other area organizations to source program information and materials
  • Conduct outreach through live interpretive presentations and print and electronic media
  • Produce social media and website content related to education and outreach
  • Plan and implement at least one habitat improvement project at a local school involving volunteers, school staff, students and a variety of community members

Shipboard Programming

  • Coordinate with teachers and captain while onboard sailing vessel to ensure programming expectations are met
  • Provide educational support for volunteer and crew educators while onboard sailing vessel
  • Facilitate K-12 Environmental-STEM program modules while onboard sailing vessel. Modules include, but are not limited to watershed ecology, pollution sources and solutions, research sampling procedures, nautical skills, physical and life sciences.
  • Provide shipboard, place-based learning opportunities for adult special interest groups such as leadership sessions, agricultural partners and government officials.

Volunteer Coordination

  • Work with BaySail staff to coordinate volunteers for special events from start to finish including messaging, promotion, day-of coordination, follow up and support of volunteers
  • Increase volunteer educator pool through creative recruitment and retention practices, training, scheduling and ongoing communication
  • Maintain and improve volunteer database management and sign-up procedures to meet increased capacity
  • Plan, coordinate and attend a volunteer appreciation event to occur in October 2018

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prepare and submit 2-week schedules, timesheets and mileage reimbursement forms
  • Conduct at least 2 presentations to community groups about Huron Pines AmeriCorps
  • Engage at least 30 volunteers in conservation activities
  • Submit 4 “Great Stories”
  • Provide regular project updates and photos for the website
  • Represent yourself as a Huron Pines AmeriCorps member at all times
  • Attend required trainings provided by the AmeriCorps Coordinator
  • Submit to and pass random drug screening as required by the U.S. Coast Guard for individuals working aboard an inspected vessel

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required:

  • Associate’s Degree with Environmental or Natural Resources Focus
  • Computer efficiency (typing, email, word processing, excel)
  • Ability to pass a background check*
  • U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien
  • Commitment to conserving the forests, lakes and streams of Northeast Michigan

Preferred:

  • Experience onboard seagoing vessels
  • Experience coordinating volunteers and events
  • Environmental Educator Certification or certification/ experience in environmental education curriculum such as Project WILD, Project Learning Tree, etc.
  • Working knowledge of the Next Generation Science Standards

On occasion, service will be required at an off-site location. Use of a personal vehicle may be required to perform duties (mileage will be reimbursed). This is a 40 hour per week position and runs from January 4-November 9, 2018. Benefits include $12,630 living stipend, health insurance, $5,730 education award and student loan deferment.
Applications and directions are available at www.huronpines.org/americorps and will be accepted until September 29, 2017.

Sep 12 / Donna Carroll

Ecology Center – Environmental Educator

Job Posting: Environmental Educator (Part-time)
August 2017

The Ecology Center (EC) seeks a motivated and inquisitive educator to lead educational activities at regional K-12 schools. This is a part-time position at 15 to 30 hours per week. Work will be based out of the Ecology Center’s main office in Ann Arbor, however a significant portion of time will be spent off-site visiting schools.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Environmental Educator will utilize a range of skills to educate and engage learners about environmental issues. Programs focus on topics such as: recycling, composting, sustainable living, and environmental health.
Specific duties will include:

Leading Educational Programs
Deliver established, age-appropriate classroom workshops in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, and Dearborn schools (ages preschool through adult)
Participate in delivering educational activity stations during family night events at area schools

General/Administrative

  • Prepare education materials and clean and stock them after use in the classroom
  • Assist in hosting information tables with kid-friendly activities at events and conferences
  • Attend weekly Education Team meetings
  • Track activities in the classroom for reporting purposes

Qualifications

  • Seeking an opportunity to gain teaching experience with learners of all ages
  • Willingness to learn and adapt
  • Responsible, reliable, and ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Comfortable engaging an audience of all ages
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in education, environmental science, or related field

Hours and Compensation
This is a part-time hourly position, 15-30 hours per week. Number of hours may vary slightly week to week. Most work will be weekdays between the hours of 8am and 4pm, with occasional evening or weekend hours.

Application Procedure
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Jobs@ecocenter.org, with “Environmental Educator” in the email subject.
Applications accepted until position is filled. Only selected applicants will be contacted and invited for interview.

About the Ecology Center
The Ecology Center is a Michigan-based nonprofit environmental organization that works at the local, state, and national levels for clean production, healthy communities, environmental justice, and a sustainable future. Founded in 1970, the Ecology Center has developed many of the most innovative environmental programs in Michigan and the Midwest. We employ market campaigns, policy initiatives, educational programs, technical assistance, and community organizing to address our top priorities – Environmental Health, Climate & Energy, Sustainable Local Communities, and Green Business.
The Ecology Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Ecology Center Statement of Values on Diversity and Inclusion
The Ecology Center works to develop innovative solutions for healthy people and a healthy planet. We are a dedicated community of individuals tackling the most pressing health and environmental issues of our time with integrity, persistence and science. Through our expert staff and over 40 years experience, we provide credible information, strategic action, and education on complex environmental issues.
A commitment to equity and fairness is a critical component of any healthy organization, and that equity must extend to issues of race and income. Our organizational commitment to equity extends not only to internal practices and opportunities, but also to the way in which our organization interacts with our community, our region, and the world. We embrace an explicit goal that our campaigns, priorities, and activities increase equality and justice for all people. As we continue to grow and develop, we must embody principles of diversity, inclusion, and equity in order to remain vibrant and innovative and truly be the change that we wish to see in our communities and world.
Diverse organizations are stronger, more resilient and more innovative. Greater diversity will help us sustain a movement in which all voices are represented and in which all communities contribute to addressing the environmental issues that confront us now, and for generations to come. On an individual and organizational level, diversity and inclusion are important values we will continue to build upon in the coming months and years in order to truly help build social justice and equity.
Our Diversity & Inclusion Committee is currently working to create a long-term plan that will help us advance toward our goals, including:

  • building competency among staff, management, and board on issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity;
  • cultivating a culture of inclusion, learning and innovation in the organization;
  • creating internal processes that will better nurture a more diverse staff and a more inclusive work atmosphere;
  • integrating these principles more fully into our programs and communications;
  • building relationships with diverse organizations and individuals that support these goals;
  • helping to promote and grow diversity and inclusion in the environmental movement as a whole.

 

Sep 8 / Donna Carroll

Chippewa Valley – EL Literacy Specialist

Chippewa Valley for an EL Literacy Specialist so I am sharing the posting in case you know of anyone looking for a job.
The position is English Language (EL) Literacy Specialist. Please click the link below for more information about this vacancy.
https://www.applitrack.com/chippewavalleyschools/onlineapp/default.aspx?all=1&AppliTrackJobId=591&AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail&AppliTrackViewPosting=1

Sep 8 / Donna Carroll

Muskegon Public Schools – Reading and Math Interventionist Paraprofessional

Position Type: Support Staff/Paraprofessional

Date Posted: 9/7/2017

Location: Various Buildings

Date Available: TBD

Closing Date:  Post until filled

Description: 28-2766

Attachment(s): 28-2766

For more information and to apply.

Sep 7 / LaSondra Dawn

Hamtramck Public Schools (HPS) – Employment Opportunity

H.O.P.E. Community Learning Center is accepting letter of applications for Activity Leaders.

Please access the following link to learn more about the qualifications and responsibilities of this position:H.O.P.E. Community Learning Center Activity Leader Position

Qualified candidates must apply in writing to the Program Director, H.O.P.E. Community Learning Center, Hamtramck Public Schools Community Center, 11350 Charest, Hamtramck, Michigan 48212.  To print an employment application, please visit: www.hamtramck.k12.mi.us.

Application Deadline: On-going

– HPS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER –

It is the policy of the Hamtramck Public Schools that no person shall on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin, or disability be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination, in employment or any of its programs or activities.

 

Sep 7 / Donna Carroll

State University of New York – Instructional Designer

The State University of New York at Fredonia seeks qualified applicants for an Instructional Designer in the Office of Online Learning. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the design of online courses and programs as well as supporting blended and web enhanced courses. A Masters in Instructional Design or closely related field plus 2+ years of experience in designing in an LMS.

For complete vacancy announcement, position description, qualifications, and application instructions, please visit https://fredonia.interviewexchange.com.

Fredonia prides itself on an outstanding workforce. To continually support organizational excellence, the university conducts background screens on applicants.

An Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, Fredonia provides for, and promotes, equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment, without discrimination.


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Sep 7 / Donna Carroll

University of Iowa – Instructional Designers

the University of Iowa has two new positions for Instructional Designers in the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology (OTLT). The positions https://jobs.uiowa.edu/pands/view/71600 are intended to work primarily as part of a team of faculty professional developers and assessment experts in our new Learning Design Collaboratory.

Sep 7 / Donna Carroll

St. Mary – Kindergarten Teacher

St. Mary, Mt. Clemens is looking for a certified teacher to assist in a Kindergarten class 19 hrs. a week, M-F afternoons.

Applicants can reach me at 586-468-4570 or email their resume to: mmiscavish@stmarymtclemens.com.

Maureen Miscavish
Principal, St. Mary Catholic School