The Office of Social Responsibility is inviting applications for a Program Instructor position to support our Adult Education Program. NYUAD's Office of Social Responsibility offers a comprehensive program of educational opportunities that have met the expressed educational and social needs of contracted staff employed by NYUAD and domestic workers employed by NYUAD community members. The Instructor role supports NYU Abu Dhabi's educational mission by assessing, developing, and implementing our array of adult education programming.
About NYU Abu Dhabi
NYU Abu Dhabi is a pioneer of higher education in a global world, dedicated to excellence in teaching and research, while advancing cooperation and progress on humanity's shared challenges. Part of the NYU global network, NYU Abu Dhabi offers an outstanding liberal arts and science education to students from the United Arab Emirates, United States, and around the world, focusing on intercultural understanding and leadership. It supports innovative research that pushes the frontiers of knowledge forward and responds in powerful and interdisciplinary ways to vital global and local questions. NYU Abu Dhabi advances NYU as a model university for the 21st century and contributes in multiple ways to the development of a sustainable, knowledge-based economy in Abu Dhabi.
As an international center of excellence in teaching and research, our goal is to attract outstanding faculty who are leaders in their fields, encouraging them to create programs that draw outstanding students, and providing an intellectually rich environment. Students are drawn from around the globe, surpassing all traditional academic benchmarks. The NYU Abu Dhabi undergraduate student body has garnered an impressive record of scholarships, graduate-school appointments, and many other honors.
The instructor role will be responsible for all instructional and academic administrative support for our program's robust course offerings. This includes maintaining strategic communication to engage and enroll a broad range of NYUAD community members, coordinating and developing educational and social programming, maintaining an inventory of all program students and participants, and identifying and activating resources, both at NYUAD and externally that are needed to ensure the success of OSR programs.
Maintain strategic communications to engage and enroll the NYUAD community and stakeholders in OSR educational programs. This includes presenting at shift changes, staff briefings, toolbox talks, quarterly ambassador meetings, all social media, website, phone app, and marketing materials.
Coordinate and develop educational programming in line with the expressed interest of our community that creates a sense of cultural understanding and integration to the UAE and NYUAD community.
Identify resources, both at NYUAD and externally, that are needed to ensure the success of NYUAD's adult education program. This includes the teaching of courses, organizing events, and building community.
Maintain inventory of all participants who participate in educational programming offered by the Office of Social Responsibility.
Maintain strategic metrics of strategic planning and metrics of success for OSR programming.
Update and implement annual community survey for all constituencies supported by OSR, and create a report to share with NYUAD leadership.
Supervise Student assistants and volunteer community instructors.
We require applicants to have a Bachelor's degree in Social Research and Public Policy, Psychology, Literature and Creative Writing or related fields to apply. We will recognize relevant work experience obtained during undergraduate education. Individuals with a higher degree interested in working in this academic support role will also be considered. An ideal applicant would be an excellent communicator both orally and in written English. Demonstrated skills in designing and coordinating programming and ability to develop trust with a variety of constituencies on campus; a genuine passion for adult education and creating professional growth opportunities; strong organizational and communication skills, commitment to excellence, and initiative in a team context desired.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Applications will be open until the position is filled. If you have any questions, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Salaries are competitive with a generous benefits package that includes housing allowance, health insurance, transportation allowance, and home leave travel allowance. Appointments are for up to three years with the opportunity to renew subject to performance reviews, staff planning, and budget approvals. For more details on the NYUAD Office of Social Responsibility, please visit https://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/about/social-responsibility/overview.html
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