The Labor Education Action Research Network (LEARN) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking an energetic and passionate labor educator to join our teaching staff. We are looking for someone who can lead courses for working adults, union members and leaders, and labor relations professionals. The candidate will be responsible for designing customized curriculum to meet the needs of our clients as well as coordinating and implementing existing educational programs, often in collaboration with other faculty and staff. The position requires teaching expertise using diverse methodologies to effectively relate to a wide variety of learners from various backgrounds. The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of and/or experience working with worker organizations and/or in the labor relations field and a strong commitment to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires a Bachelor's degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or work experience; at least two years of instructional experience, including relevant program content; and strong communication and interpersonal skills. Success in this position will be measured through attendance, course evaluations, and class member engagement.
Knowledge of and/or experience working with the New Jersey labor movement, broadly defined
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Individual will have knowledge of classroom management, adult learning, and effective communication/facilitation techniques. We are an inclusive learning community, and classroom spaces should reflect that, regardless of subject matter.
May be required to use Webex, Zoom, or other online software used to conduct their course
Posting Number: 20FA0880
Location: Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Internal Number: 119531
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.