Program Specialist for Education and Environment, The Red House Georgetown University
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Program Specialist for Education and Environment, The Red House - Georgetown University
Georgetown University's Red House seeks to shape a new learning paradigm that expands high-impact practices at Georgetown University, confronts systemic injustice, and improves wellbeing and healing, while controlling the rising costs of a transformative education.
The Program Specialist for Education and Environment facilitates and supports multiple projects at The Red House, working with faculty, students, and fellow Red House staff in developing and managing these projects. They focus on Red House projects that are connected to promoting new approaches to integrating environmental and sustainability issues, as well as racial justice and environmental justice learning goals, into emerging curricular designs. Reporting to the Vice President, Strategic Education Initiatives and Director of The Red House, and working closely with students, faculty, and staff throughout campus, the Program Specialist has duties that include but are not limited to:.
Coordinating, Co-Teaching, and Mentoring in Pilot Projects
Coordinate programming for student engagement, which includes but is not limited to organizing programming for the Core Pathways Initiative and other signature programs at the Red House
Co-coordinate faculty engagement and convenings, such as working with the Faculty cohort in the Core Pathways Initiative
Co-teach and support students in a series of pilot programs
Work with the academic manager to help register 200+ students across campus
Work with students to help them navigate registration in a series of pilot programs
Work with student workers such as the Core Pathways Fellows to help manage their work in close collaboration with the senior program designer
Develop client-based design work, such as for the Walsh School of Foreign Service, as well as new signature programming, such as the new Institute for the Environment, the Core Pathways Initiative, and more
Catalogue design processes and functions for the designing of new signature programming
Help other units and programs think through curricular design
Participate in Evaluation of Pilot Programs
Work with the Red House evaluation team and faculty to evaluate pilot programs
Support evaluation of the implementation and development of courses and pilot programs by collecting feedback from student surveys, course evaluations, etc.
Design evaluation instruments, such as surveys, for course evaluation
Conduct and report on evaluation metrics to be shared with a wide range of stakeholders
Consultation and Convening
Convene faculty to help support their teaching and programming
Convene students to help create new programming and learn from their experiences
Support students and faculty with course registration for Red House pilot programming
General Red House Project Support
Provide support for events, hosting speakers, guests, and other associated professionals
Assist with student engagement and Red House visibility to the campus
Support internal planning, operations, communications, and organizational processes of projects
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work collaboratively with university students, staff, faculty, leadership and external partners
Proven organizational skills, detail orientation and flexibility, and a high level of attention to detail
Ability to take initiative and work under minimal supervision
Skilled and successful at prioritizing work and multi-tasking to meet deadlines
Interest in innovation and equity issues in higher education landscape preferred
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