Opportunities at Center for Women and Community
General Statement of Duties:
Under the general supervision of the Associate Director, and with the intent of meeting departmentally defined goals, develops and implements innovative and cutting-edge learning technologies. Responsible for creation and delivery of high quality and effective blended and fully online courses and modules. Creates interactive and engaging ways to communicate content knowledge and works effectively as part of an education team.
1. A Bachelor’s degree is required in instructional design, instructional technology, education, IT, adult learning discipline or related field and at least two years related academic and work experience. Masters Degree preferred.
2. Experience in web-based training and/or online learning program development; solid working knowledge of web technologies.
3. Demonstrated knowledge and experience of instructional design models and an in-depth understanding of pedagogical issues related to online teaching and learning.
4. Strong understanding of web standards and web usability. Applied knowledge of ADA 508 regulations. Applied knowledge of fair use and TEACH Act guidelines.
6. Experience with learning management systems.
7. Experience developing digital multimedia.
8. Experience with Moodle and Drupal preferred.
9. Experience with evaluating, selecting, and/or using new and emerging learning technologies. Experience in designing/developing for mobile platforms.
10. Solid experience with Microsoft Office 2007 (or later version) required, database experience preferred.
11. Strong understanding of best practices for use of social media platforms in education and outreach. 12. Strong verbal and written communication skills. 13. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, meet time sensitive deadlines and prioritize workload with minimal supervision; ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, and independently. Demonstrated ability to manage job functions within allotted time.
14. Demonstrated experience applying adult learning principles.
15. Understanding of Student Development and Social Justice Theories preferred.
16. Experience working in a university setting and college communities preferred.
17. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
18. Position requires occasional evening hours and some weekend and holiday hours.
Hiring Salary Range: $35,739-$44,782 Normal starting salary: $35,739-$40,260
This position is 43 week position paid over 52 weeks, 37.5 hours per week, plus generous vacation, personal and sick time benefits and continued education and professional development opportunities. This is a grant funded position with continuation beyond 9/30/16 contingent upon funding.
The University of Massachusetts is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression,
age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in
academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, the University of Massachusetts is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities,
women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.
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.
Volunteer / Intern / Work Study / Student Hourly
Hiring begins Spring Semester (and ends each fall at Add/Drop)
The following positions are available to undergraduates, graduates, and community members.
Volunteers are welcome and opportunities for internships and training are available through many Center for Women and Community programs. Please call us at 413.545.0883 for more information. We provide extensive training in a supportive, personal atmosphere.
The following is a brief description of programs. For more information, please mail us at Application Info or call 413.545.0883.
|Information and Referral Specialist||Rape Crisis Advocate||Educator Advocate||Women of Color Leadership|
|To Apply||Apply now||Apply now||Apply now||Apply Now|
|What do you do?||Offer culturally competent information and referral services to the UMass, 5-College and Hampshire County Community. Coordinate a special project.||Provide 24-hr rape crisis intervention services for survivors of rape, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, sexual harassment and relationship violence.||Facilitate workshops such as healthy relationships, how to be a positive bystander, sexual assault 101 throughout the community.||Provide programming and services for and about Women of Color. This includes: staffing office, outreach, workshops, events and more.|
|When do you do it?||Mon-Fri. 8:45 am – 4:00 pm.||Evenings and weekends, off-site via cell phone. (24 hr)||Normal business hours and some evenings.||Normal business hours and some evenings & weekends.|
|What is the time commitment?||6-10 hrs/week. 40-hr training in Fall. Weekly staff meetings.||4 on-call shifts/month for 1 full calendar year post training (Dec. – Dec.) 65-hr training in Fall.||2-6 hrs/week. 50-hr training in Fall. 2 workshops and 1 project after training. Weekly team meetings.||Staff: 10 hrs/week Volunteers: 6 hrs/week|
|Volunteer? Credit? Work-study?||Work-study and volunteer positions. Students have the option of receiving credits.||Volunteer staff. Students have the option of receiving credits.||Volunteer staff. Students have the option of receiving credit.||Some student hourly and work study positons.|
|What are the training requirements?||40 hrs of mandatory training Attendance is required at each session.||65 hrs of mandatory training Attendance is required at each session.||50 hrs of mandatory training Attendance is required at each session.||Attend 2 Saturday retreats and various inservices throughout year.|
|When is training?||Fall semester on Tues from 4:00 – 6:00 pm, plus one weekend.||Fall semester on Mon and every other Wed evenings from 5:00 - 8:00 pm, plus one weekend||Fall semester on Thurs from 4:00 - 7:00 pm, plus one weekend||Beginning of each semester. During staff meetings.|
|Other requirements?||Attend a weekly staff meeting. Commit to 1 full academic year of service to include training.||Attend a weekly staff meeting. Commit to 1 full calendar year of volunteer service post-training (Dec. – Dec.)||Attend a weekly staff meeting. Commit to 1 full academic year of volunteer service to include training.||As a representative of WOCLN, maintain professional conduct in and outside the office.|
|Who do you provide services to?||UMass, 5-College & Hampshire county community members.||Sexual violence survivors of all genders within the UMass, 5-College & Hampshire county community.||UMass, 5-College & Hampshire county community members.||UMass undergraduate students mostly; 5-College & Hampshire county community.|
Graduate Assistantships / Counseling Internships
None currently available.