Under the general direction of the Associate Dean, the Director of Catholic Education Partnerships, in a fixed term position, has overall responsibilities for the design, development, and implementation of programs that support the regular and ongoing work of teaching and learning in Catholic Schools. These Catholic Education Partnerships respond to the strategic initiative of the University to engage with Silicon Valley and the mission of the School of Education and Counseling Psychology (ECP) to serve society through the education of compassionate, competent and ethical professionals committed to meaningful and supportive engagement with people, schools and communities. A deep understanding of traditions of Jesuit Education, the purposes of Catholic Education in schools and of local and national programs that support these schools is critical to this position.
1. Lead the design, development and implementation of a Teacher Education Program aligned with the ACE (Alliance for Catholic Education) program at Notre Dame University in Indiana and the University Consortium for Catholic Education (UCCE).
2. Explore other Catholic School-based programs and determine how ECP and Santa Clara University (SCU) can partner with these entities to promote teaching and learning in Catholic Schools.
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, the California Fair Employment & Housing Act, and all other applicable laws, SCU provides reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities. A qualified individual is a person who meets skill, experience, education, or other requirements of the position, and who can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
• Typical office environment.
• Mostly indoor office environment.
• Offices with equipment noise.
• Offices with frequent interruptions.
• Appreciation for and understanding of the principles of Jesuit Education
• Familiarity with the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing preferred.
• Familiarity with basics of budgeting and financial reporting preferred.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• An understanding of and commitment to Catholic Schools including their mission, structure and function.
• An understanding of and a commitment to the UCCE values of service through teaching, community and spiritualty.
• Prior experience utilizing MS Office suite and Google apps on a daily basis.
• Professional demeanor and ability to work with a diverse constituency
• Ability to manage complex processes and procedures with attention to detail and accuracy.
• Ability to exercise sound and appropriate judgment in a challenging work environment.
• Demonstrated ability to cultivate collaborative relationships with internal and external constituencies.
• Ability to work occasional nights and weekends required
Salary Information $60,992 per yea
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