Marketing Essentials Instructor: Pre-College Programs, University College
Location: Medford, Washington
Internal Number: 124356
The Tufts Gordon Institute (TGI) is currently seeking a Program Instructor to teach in our 2-week Marketing Essentials program as part of the Tufts University College (UC) Pre-College Programs. This program is designed to give high school students the opportunity to learn marketing concepts and strategy that they can apply to their own lives and future careers. Through the program, students will participate in immersive and experiential sessions on Tufts Medford campus.
The position will begin in March 2023 for pre-instruction planning. The 2-week program will occur over the dates of Monday-Friday, July 23 – August 4, 2023 from 9AM-5PM with specific instruction dates and timings to be determined. The Program Instructor can expect to work an average of 5-7 hours per month between March – June for pre-program planning, including regular meetings with the Program Lead. During the 2-week program, the Program Instructor should expect to work approximately 35-40 hours per week to instruct and/or facilitate several of the program sessions.
Program Dates and Time: July 23 – August 4, 2023 (2 weeks), Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM
Program Planning: 5-7 hours/month March-June (these hours can be completed remotely on flexible days/times)
Program Instruction: 35-40 hours/week over the program dates (these hours must be completed in-person on the Tufts Medford campus)
As Program Instructor, your duties include, but are not limited to:
Curriculum: collaborate with the program lead to develop and refine the program curriculum
Schedule: collaborate with the program lead to set the daily schedule and activities
Materials: identify any library materials or other content and resource needs of the program
Systems: set up the systems needs of the program such as Canvas, Zoom, etc.
Delivery: instruct assigned sessions
Student coaching: coach students in all activities
Student support: assist students who are struggling with course content and proactively support them as needed
Evaluation: suggests improvements, needs, hazards and recurring trends to Program Lead for further evaluation
The total compensation for this Program Instructor position, inclusive of all planning and instruction time, is $8,800.
Experience/familiarity with entrepreneurship in an education, training, or own life context
Strong interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills (written and verbal)
Ability to work with students of diverse backgrounds, academic profiles, and skill levels
Passion for learning and education
Experience designing or implementing curriculum
Proficiency and previous experience with using Microsoft Office Suite, Zoom, and/or other platforms for in-person, virtual, and hybrid event management
Previous experience working with high school aged students
Required: Cover letter and Resume
Letter of Recommendation (Required for advanced undergraduate student applicants only;optional for other candidates.
This letter can be from a faculty member in the specified content area or another relevant academic professional, which speaks to the candidate's aptitude for teaching high school students in college level academics).
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