The Office of Continuing Professional Education, part of NJAES-Rutgers Cooperative Extension, invites applications for instructors to teach non-credit courses of varying lengths to youth and young adult learners, and to adult learners on topics in juvenile justice and youth development. Courses run in the New Brunswick, Newark, and Camden areas, as well as at various locations across the State of New Jersey, including Juvenile Justice Commission and secure facilities. Instructors will design and develop course programming and programming support systems, deliver classroom- and workshop-based educational opportunities in a specific topic area during assigned course times, coordinate industry-related curriculum and instructional materials, assist with the coordination of classroom support persons as necessary, and complete all necessary documentation in cooperation with a Program Coordinator. Course topics throughout the year include, but are not limited to the following: construction and landscaping industry trainings; music, media arts, and the entertainment industry; work readiness; business planning and entrepreneurship; the juvenile justice system; and broad topics in the areas of youth development, such as adolescent development, trauma-informed care, and best practices in educating young people who have not succeeded in traditional school settings. Evergreen Posting to 12/31/2019
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires a bachelor's degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Also requires a minimum of three to five years of relevant professional experience, excellent communication skills, and computer literacy.
Use of laptop and projector.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
May have to carry up to 40 lbs in course materials/books.
Posting Number: 19FA1348
Location: Cook (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 88087
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