Making a Difference
Offering specialized training, support groups, workshops, events, counseling, online services, and more, we make a difference in our community.
We are Hiring!
Are you an educator at heart? We are pleased to announce an exciting new position at the Center for Women and Community on the UMass Amherst Campus. We want a dynamic, motivated educator to join our violence prevention education team. The Instructional Designer develops and implements innovative and cutting-edge learning technologies to provide high quality and effective blended and fully online courses and modules. As part of the education team, the Instructional Designer creates interactive and engaging ways to communicate content knowledge.
This is a fully benefited grant funded position at the University of Massachusetts Amherst which also enjoys:
• A 43 week/year work cycle that is paid over 52 weeks
• Generous vacation, personal and sick time
• A vibrant college community that also provides services to all of Hampshire County
• Eligible for tuition remission for self and qualifying family members as per contract
• Continued education and professional development opportunities
• Work with committed and motivated colleagues
• The feel good effect – spend your time making a difference in your community!
Applicants must specifically address how they meet each of the minimum and preferred requirements in their application materials. This is a grant funded position with continuation beyond 9/30/16 contingent upon funding.
To apply online, please go to: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=44835 and submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references by December 9, 2013, for priority consideration; however, applicants will be accepted until position has been filled.
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