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The Department of Human Development at Washington State University within the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) seeks candidates for a non-tenure track Instructor to serve as an Internship Coordinator. The successful candidate will join a cadre of Human Development department faculty who have combinations of teaching expectations and influential research/outreach agendas via Extension and/or community partnerships.
This position reports to the Human Development Chair at WSU Pullman campus.
A Master’s degree in Human Development or a related field and one (1) year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Must pass a background check.
Three years’ experience directly related to academic services such as college teaching or advising;
Experience and demonstrated skill in delivering or coordinating services within community human service agencies;
Experience placing students and coordinating student internships with community agencies;
Demonstrated skill in organizing and expressing ideas in oral and written communication;
Demonstrated interpersonal skills that support effective and positive interaction with students, staff, faculty, administration and institutional partners.
The successful candidate develops course materials for Professional Preparation course HD 497 and Field Placement course HD 498. Teaches six courses each year, three sections of HD 497 (one in the spring and two in the fall) and three sections of HD 498 (one each in spring, summer, and fall semesters). Develops syllabus, course materials and assignments, and arranges guest speakers. Grades assignments and reports grades. May supervise teaching assistants, as assigned.
Maintains database of placement sites available in the State of Washington. Updates and maintains WSU HD Internship Placement Guidelines. Mentors students in interviewing with and selection of field placements, contacts agency to develop or modify specific internship descriptions for these sites, assures Affiliation Agreements (Field Placement Contracts) are in place prior to start of student placement. Develops learning agreements between agency and HD interns. Assures WSU HD Internship Placement Guidelines are sent to internship mentor. Troubleshoots contract issues with agency. Troubleshoots any changes to the established learning agreement with student and agency. Travels to field placement locations to ensure the learning environment of sites meet or exceed HD quality standards and confers with students and their mentors about placement progress.
Collects intern evaluations of program and agency/mentor evaluations of intern performance; assures the quantitative data is entered in database. Prepares reports of results for Human Development and College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences. Maintains and regularly updates student database of potential internship placement sites. Meets regularly with WSU Online Internship Coordinator and WSU Vancouver HD Internship Coordinator to ensure consistency across HD Internship Program. Coordinates with and serves on internship committees of CAHNRS and WSU.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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