Careers with UWC-USA

Careers with UWC-USA

EMPLOYMENT

Those who work at UWC-USA understand that they are more than employees at a world-class institution: they are integral members of a campus community. Whether they teach, maintain the campus, or work in an office, each person recognizes the crucial role they play in educating tomorrow’s change-makers.

Living and Working in Montezuma

Most faculty live on campus with their families in school-provided housing. They typically know each of the 200 students by first name and are able to serve as mentors and role models in ways that are only possible through residential life. Those who live off campus are just as enmeshed in the community; meals are shared in the dining hall, and many participate in student activities such as clubs, hikes, and service projects.

UWC-USA is committed to equal employment and volunteer opportunity without regard to age, ancestry, disability, national or ethnic origin, race, religious belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

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LISTINGS

UWC-USA is accepting applications for part-time Bus Drivers.

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License to drive passenger vehicles.
  • Must have current CDL with a class P endorsement and current medical card to drive large buses.

Drivers are needed for the following:

  • In town trips
  • Out of town trips
  • Days and evenings
  • Weekdays and weekends

The job description is available at www.uwc-usa.org.

To apply, complete an application form.   Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The successful candidate is required to either be vaccinated, as vaccines are available, or provide a medical or religious waiver, prior to starting this position at UWC-USA.

2 Vacancies

POSTED 11/7/2022                                                 

 

Full-time Security Guard

 

United World College-USA is seeking a full-time Security Guard. The primary objectives of Security Guards are to: Guard property against damage, fire, theft, trespassing, and illegal entry. Consistently patrol premises by foot; examine doors, windows, and gates to ensure that they are properly secured. Verify identity of employees and other persons entering the grounds.  Develop incident reports of damage, theft, or unusual occurrences. Investigate disturbances and in the event of an emergency maintain order and safety of occupants, act as first responder, and contact local authorities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for life and property.
  • Regular foot and vehicle patrol of campus grounds.
  • Patrol Campus housing, other properties, and farm for problems or suspicious persons.
  • Check temperature on boilers and freezers/report maintenance problems.
  • Turn off lights in buildings that are empty or unattended at night or otherwise.
  • Pickup and sign-in packages/Provide delivery/courier services.
  • Sort and deliver mail to the mailroom.
  • Conduct safety inspection of facilities, i.e., fire extinguishers, life/safety equipment, etc.
  • Identify, assist, and attend to tourists and guests.
  • Transport students to hospital in emergency situations or to bus stations as requested.
  • Patrol Hot Springs and enforce Rules and Regulations in conjunction with local law enforcement.
  • Administer first aid.
  • Provide support on the phone when necessary.
  • Respond to fire alarms, security alarms, and accidents – contact appropriate emergency personnel.
  • Assist Fleet Commander with pick up/drop off and organization of fleet keys for vehicles.
  • Assist Accounting in driving to town and making bank deposits.
  • Maintain daily logs and incident reports.
  • Monitor and operate electronic doors, gates, security systems, etc.
  • Ability to work shift, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Leadership: All UWC-USA employees are expected to provide varying levels of leadership in order to support the UWC mission. Examples include but are not limited to:
    • Actively participating and contributing to committee or task force assignments, providing leadership in campus-wide events or initiatives, strategic planning efforts, in the experiential education program, the dormitories, dining hall, and/or in physical plant initiatives.
    • Initiating strategic discussions and sharing thoughtful and innovative ideas with your co-workers for carrying out the UWC mission and successfully completing day to day work assignments.
    • Demonstrating a growth mindset by believing and acknowledging that intelligence, skills, learning and creativity can all grow with time and experience.
    • In all interactions, upholding the UWC mission and values, and creating an environment that promotes and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

WORKING CONDITIONS

 Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, loud noises, or unpleasant and/or irrational people.

  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 50 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

       Minimum Job Requirements

  • High School graduation or GED, plus one (1) year of providing security services.
  • Valid NM Driver’s License, and must be insurable by the school’s insurance carrier.

       Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Flexible and eager to work
  • Ability to complete daily logs and inspections reports
  • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
  • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel.
  • Ability to drive motor vehicles.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Skill in providing protection services to individuals on campus.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to resolve customer complaints and concerns.

Compensation is commensurate with experience; and UWC-USA offers a competitive benefits package.

UWC-USA is an international boarding school. It enrolls up to 240 students in grades 11 and 12. All students follow the IB Diploma Program. Roughly twenty percent of the students come from the U.S.; the remainder represent more than 90 different countries. Students are admitted on the basis of merit, potential, and promise.

To apply, complete an application form. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The successful candidate is required to either be vaccinated, as vaccines are available, or provide a medical or religious waiver, prior to starting this position at UWC-USA.

UWC-USA does not discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or admission and employment practices based on race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, ancestry, or any other legally protected class.

Associate Head of School
United World College-USA, a two-year, independent, co-educational boarding school, seeks to
identify an exceptional leader to serve as its next associate head of school. The associate head
of school is a senior-level leadership position, reporting directly to the president, with
responsibility for implementation and oversight of UWC-USA’s strategic priorities in educational
and residential life programming.


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Summary

Under the general supervision of the Board Chair, the Board Coordinator performs a variety of duties to advance the governance of the United World College-USA (hereafter UWC-USA) including support of board and board committee meetings; administrative assistance to the board chair and committee chairs; and management of trustee materials in cooperation with the president’s and advancement office.  The Board Coordinator also works closely with the school’s president, her assistant, and senior leadership team.

Founded in 1982, UWC-USA is a residential, international high school located in northern New Mexico.  It is one of the 18 UWC schools that make up the global UWC movement which is more than 60,000 alumni strong.  While each campus is distinct, the mission—making education a force to unite people for peace and a sustainable future—is shared across all sister schools.  Indeed, the UWC mission and philosophy is more relevant now than ever before.  The world truly needs the compassionate citizens, committed activists, and thoughtful leaders who graduate from UWCs.

This is a flexible, remote, and volunteer (unpaid) position with a duty time of approximately five to ten hours per week.  It is ideal for someone who is passionate about international, mission-driven education.  This is a new role, and we are seeking a candidate who can make a commitment of at least two years.

Board of Trustees

UWC-USA is governed by a Board of Trustees which provides general governance for the school, including collaborating with the administration on strategic planning; overseeing the three pillars of UWC programming (academic, experiential, residential); reviewing and approving the school budget, and aiding in the school’s work to advance philanthropic goals.  Board members are alumni, parents of alumni, and international leaders who bring broad experience in finance, governance, and education to the strategic management of the school.

The board consists of 20 members located internationally.  It has eight committees (executive, governance, finance, advancement, investment, facilities, strategy, and audit/risk).  Full board meetings are held in October, February, and June of each year.  The first two meetings are held on campus in New Mexico; the third meeting is sometimes held in New York.  A hybrid option will be available for all board meetings.  Committees meet virtually between board meetings.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop annual and multi-year calendars and provide logistical support for board and committee meetings
  • Prepare materials for board committee meetings; prepare minutes of select meetings
  • Provide support in board recruitment, onboarding, and self-governance
  • Ensure all materials posted to private trustee website, including governance documents, meeting materials, minutes, and contact information
  • Provide logistical support for board chair attendance at international UWC meetings
  • Ensure trustee web profiles and trustee email groups are up-to-date

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of work experience, especially in an international context
  • Executive support experience; familiarity with non-profit governance is desirable
  • Excellent written communication, project management, and multi-tasking skills
  • A talent for working independently in a remote environment; ability to manage confidential matters
  • Ability to interact effectively with individuals from diverse cultures and different parts of the world
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Zoom, and Google collaboration tools; basic web skills a plus
  • Preference for those based in the US and able to work across time zones (occasional evenings/weekends)

To apply, please submit a resume and letter of interest to the Board Chair Aly Kassam-Remtulla (aremtulla@stanfordalumni.org).

POSTED 10/3/2022

IT Technician

United World College-USA is seeking an IT Technician Under the supervision of the Director of
Information Technology and Network Administrator, the IT Technician provides support for all
information systems’ infrastructure and connected devices for the use of technology resources
used in support of UWC-USA’s mission.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
● Maintains physical networking equipment and connected devices including infrastructure and cabling.
● Assists Network Administrator with equipment deployment and network expansion projects involving
installation, repairs, upgrades and replacement of critical devices.
● Maintains and repairs all school owned computer hardware and software systems.
● Monitors printing and department, supply and equipment needs.
● Assists Network Administrator with maintaining and managing all critical network resources including
printing, email and application services.
● Performs user account creation and management.
● Supports users with technology as it relates to school computer hardware and software functionality
and connectivity to the campus network and internet.
● Has a responsibility to report any inappropriate or malice network or user account activity on the
School’s network or equipment.
● Perform related duties as assigned.
● Leadership: All UWC-USA employees are expected to provide varying levels of leadership in order to
support the UWC mission. Examples include but are not limited to:
○ Actively participating and contributing to committee or task force assignments, providing
leadership in campus-wide events or initiatives, strategic planning efforts, in the experiential
education program, the dormitories, dining hall, and/or in physical plant initiatives.
○ Initiating strategic discussions and sharing thoughtful and innovative ideas with your co-workers
for carrying out the UWC mission and successfully completing day to day work assignments.
○ Demonstrating a growth mindset by believing and acknowledging that intelligence, skills,
learning and creativity can all grow with time and experience.
○ In all interactions, upholding the UWC mission and values, and creating an environment that
promotes and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

WORKING CONDITIONS

● Office environment
● Field work around campus
● Operate office equipment
● Exchange information in person or on the telephone
● Sitting for extended periods of time
● Some lifting and carrying
● Some use of power tools
● Some work on ladders and/or roof tops

QUALIFICATIONS
Any combination equivalent to:
● High school diploma or equivalent
● Three (3) years’ experience directly relating to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Knowledge of:
● Data communication equipment and hardware.
● Personal computer hardware and software.
● Customer service operations and procedures.
● Physical networking systems including wireless, Ethernet, power over Ethernet and fiber optic cabling.
● Printer operations and management.
● Domain networking environment.

Ability to:
● Work with a team or independently to complete complex tasks.
● Troubleshoot physical network connectivity issues.
● Troubleshoot computer hardware and software issues.
● Express ideas and information clearly and accurately both orally and in writing.
● Provide professional customer support services.
● Establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
● Maintain a positive working relationship with other administrators, faculty, staff, parents, students,
school and community organizations, vendors, and the general public.
This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt position. This position is located in Montezuma, NM with
potential for teleworking from a location within 2 hours ground commute of this location. Reporting
onsite will be periodically required. Telework is at the discretion of management and can change at
any time with appropriate notice.
Compensation is commensurate with experience; and UWC-USA offers a competitive benefits
package.

UWC-USA is an international boarding school. It enrolls up to 240 students in grades 11 and 12.

All students follow the IB Diploma Program. Roughly twenty percent of the students come from the
U.S.; the remainder represent more than 90 different countries. Students are admitted on the
basis of merit, potential, and promise.
To apply, complete an application form. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The successful candidate is required to either be vaccinated, as vaccines are available, or provide

a medical or religious waiver, prior to starting this position at UWC-USA.
UWC-USA does not discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or admission and
employment practices based on race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability,
age, religion, ancestry, or any other legally protected class.

POSTED 10/6/2022                    IB Biology Instructor

United World College-USA is seeking a full-time IB Biology Instructor to begin in January. This is an interim semester appointment. The ideal applicant will hold a Master’s degree in biology or a related field and have at least three (3) years’ experience teaching biology.  

Favorable consideration will be given to applicants with experience in residential school settings and all applicants should be willing to be engaged in residential life and experiential education. Experience and knowledge of the UWC movement is a plus.

Instructional Responsibilities

IB Teaching:  A full-time Biology Instructor is responsible for teaching four classes of IB Biology: two classes of Biology HL (DP2) and two classes of Biology SL (DP1 and DP2)

Professional Development:  All IB teachers are expected to participate in IB workshops specific to their discipline on a regular basis to stay up on curricular developments.  Teachers new to the IB are expected to participate in a Category 1 workshop as early as possible after they have been hired at UWC USA’s expense. 

Course Content and Assessment:  The teacher is responsible for covering the required course content and assessing student performance based upon a standard set of requirements and criteria provided by the IB. 

Extended Essays:  All teachers are expected to supervise Extended Essays (EE). The EEs are research topics developed by students which result in an essay of approximately 4,000 words and involving four to six hours of work for the supervisor. There are three mandatory reflection sessions that must be completed. Teachers may be asked to supervise Extended Essays in subjects that they do not teach if there are not any in their given subject. 

Grades and Reports:  The teacher will compile grades and write a narrative report for each student in their classes at designated times of the year. Teachers are to track grades and attendance using PowerSchool and Schoology (the affiliated LMS).

Invigilation:  During examinations teachers are expected to invigilate their own exams and, during the IB examinations in May, full-time teachers are expected to invigilate approximately 12 hours of exams. 

References and Recommendations:  All faculty are to write letters of recommendation to colleges and universities on behalf of their students, at the student’s request. 

General Responsibilities

Advising:  Teachers serve as official advisors to a group of 7-8 students.  The duties of an advisor are clearly laid out in the faculty handbook.

Experiential Education (ExEd):  All faculty members each year sponsor activities that fulfill the ExEd and campus service requirements of UWC-USA, assist with the student generation of digital portfolios (as part of advising) and participate in annual events that are designated at the beginning of the school year in August.  

Residential Life:  All faculty members are involved in residential life during their tenure at UWC-USA. All faculty who have been provided with school-supplied housing will be expected to accept appointments serving as an Assistant Resident Coordinator for two (2) consecutive years on a rotating cycle or as needed. 

Weekend Duty:  All faculty and staff who have school-provided housing (regardless of the location of that housing) are expected to assist with weekend duty up to five weekends per year. 

Meetings:  All full-time faculty are to attend all employee meetings, faculty meetings, faculty professional development sessions, department meetings, and all-school assemblies. 

Orientation and Post-Graduation:  Faculty participation in Orientation in August is critical to the success of the program, and all are required to participate in several aspects of orientation that are clearly laid out at the start of the school year. Additionally, all faculty are expected to remain on campus after Graduation to participate in faculty professional development, completion of grades and reports, and/or culminating activities. 

Southwest Studies and Project Week: Southwest Studies and Project Week are week-long educational excursions that take place in the fall and spring, respectively. All faculty are to participate in one of these trips.  

Leadership:  All UWC-USA employees are expected to provide varying levels of leadership in order to support the UWC mission. Examples include but are not limited to: 

  • Actively participating and contributing to committee or task force assignments, providing leadership in campus-wide events or initiatives, strategic planning efforts, in the experiential education program, the dormitories, dining hall, and/or in physical plant initiatives.
  • Initiating strategic discussions and sharing thoughtful and innovative ideas with your co-workers for carrying out the UWC mission and successfully completing day to day work assignments.
  • Demonstrating a growth mindset by believing and acknowledging that intelligence, skills, learning and creativity can all grow with time and experience.
  • In all interactions, upholding the UWC mission and values, and creating an environment that promotes and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

UWC-USA is an international boarding school. It enrolls up to 240 students in grades 11 and 12. All students follow the IB Diploma Program. Roughly twenty percent of the students come from the U.S.; the remainder represent more than 90 different countries. Students are admitted on the basis of merit, potential, and promise.

To apply, complete an application form. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The successful candidate is required to either be vaccinated, as vaccines are available, or provide a medical or religious waiver, prior to starting this position at UWC-USA.

UWC-USA does not discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or admission and employment practices based on race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, ancestry, or any other legally protected class.January

POSTED 10/13/2022

 

Advancement Administrative Assistant

 

United World College-USA is seeking a full-time Advancement Administrative Assistant.The Advancement Administrative Assistant reports to the Associate Head for Advancement and will use their outstanding communication talents to provide direct administrative and operational support for the Advancement team. This campus-based position serves as a campus and public-facing representative of the department and plays a pivotal role in event coordination and communications.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

Serves as the Primary Point of Contact for the Advancement Team by serving as a presence on campus for this virtual team and providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office by.

  • Answering phone calls, scheduling meetings and supporting visitors.
  • Carrying out administrative duties such as writing, copying, scanning etc.
  • Exhibiting polite and professional communication via phone, e-mail, and mail.
  • Maintaining supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
 

Coordination of Campus Events: Assist in the planning and execution of small and large fundraising and cultivation events, including multi-tasking an extremely high-level of event management duties such as assisting with invites, overseeing coordination of internal and external participants, drafting/creating event related communications and web forms/pages, aiding in guest-list management, assisting with key onsite roles such as volunteer management and various day-of preparation, and working with staff and/or contractors and other pre, onsite and post event duties as assigned.

 

Get Away Family Program Coordination: Serve as the liaison between the local community and the school to coordinate the UWC-USA Get Away Family program, including assigning students to get away hosts, ongoing stewardship of this program, and coordinating annual recognition of the host families (invitation to public events on campus, annual recognition event, year-end holiday cards, etc.)

 

Assist with database management: Aid in keeping data organized/consistent in the organization’s CRM, help create/pull reports, aid in processing donations and creating event forms

 

Donor Reporting: Responsible for various donor stewardship/acknowledgement administrative related tasks on campus (drafting and processing acknowledgement letters, ordering/shipping gift recognition items, etc.) to meet reporting deadlines.

 

Manage the advancement and communications calendar and coordinate content delivery.

 

Support the Communications Director in identifying, drafting, posting daily updates and communication for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (weekly updates on LinkedIn)..

 

Collaborate with Advancement Team in generating content ideas, and assist in drafting and distributing email communication, the Kaleidoscope and other external communication alerts as needed, specifically for fall, end of year, and end of fiscal year fundraising campaigns. 

 

Work with the Communications Director to update and generate content for the website to ensure the quality, timeliness and relevance of web materials. This includes coordinating the receipt of bios and headshots of faculty, staff and board.

 

Provide administrative support to the Associate Head for Advancement for documentation and correspondence related to the Board’s Governance and Advancement Committees. 

 

Other duties as assigned for general office needs

 Additional Responsibilities

 

Listen to and understand prospect, donor, and volunteer needs and proactively respond to those needs in a timely manner.

 

Create positive relationships with UWC-USA students, employees, and trustees.  Involve students in advancement efforts, as appropriate.

 

Assist the office in taking photographs of personnel and community events and have primary responsibility for sorting, storing and sharing images/videos effectively and in an organized manner.

 

Some local travel may be required to support off-campus student activities, e.g. Southwest Studies, Project Week, Retreats, etc.

 

Other duties as required.

 

Leadership: All UWC-USA employees are expected to provide varying levels of leadership in order to support the UWC mission. Examples include but are not limited to: 

  • Actively participating and contributing to committee or task force assignments, providing leadership in campus-wide events or initiatives, strategic planning efforts, in the experiential education program, the dormitories, dining hall, and/or in physical plant initiatives.
  • Initiating strategic discussions and sharing thoughtful and innovative ideas with your co-workers for carrying out the UWC mission and successfully completing day to day work assignments.
  • Demonstrating a growth mindset by believing and acknowledging that intelligence, skills, learning and creativity can all grow with time and experience.
  • In all interactions, upholding the UWC mission and values, and creating an environment that promotes and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

 Supervisory Responsibilities

 

Possible supervision of student workers


QUALIFICATIONS:

  Required Abilities:

  • Strong writing ability.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Creativity in planning and implementing campus events.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.  Ability to prepare reports and correspondence to respond to volunteer and donor inquiries.
  • Excellent computer skills; ability to work with database systems, preferably Raiser’s Edge; ability to work with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated analytical and organizational skills; ability to multi-task and prioritize goals.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment.
  • Ability to understand the practice of donor relations, gift processing, and research.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 3 or more years successful experience in nonprofit management, communications and/or administrative roles

    Preferred Abilities:

  • Aptitude/Experience in Photography
  • A proactive approach with a “can-do” and flexible attitude.
  • A self-starter, with a determination to succeed.
  • Ability to work independently, on own initiative, as well as part of a team.
  • Willingness and ability to work long hours occasionally or after hours, as required.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of and communicate the ethos and ideals of UWC-USA, and international education.
  • A professional and mature approach to work with an ability to build strong rapport with a broad spectrum of people.

 

Compensation is commensurate with experience; and UWC-USA offers a competitive benefits package.

 

UWC-USA is an international boarding school. It enrolls up to 240 students in grades 11 and 12. All students follow the IB Diploma Program. Roughly twenty percent of the students come from the U.S.; the remainder represent more than 90 different countries. Students are admitted on the basis of merit, potential, and promise.

 

To apply, complete an application form. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The successful candidate is required to either be vaccinated, as vaccines are available, or provide a medical or religious waiver, prior to starting this position at UWC-USA.

 

UWC-USA does not discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or admission and employment practices based on race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, ancestry, or any other legally protected class.

Reporting to the Director of Student Life, this position is part of a larger vision to enhance student support and the student experience toward mission and values alignment, guided by evidence-based practices of healthy adolescent development and socio-emotional learning. Student success, support, and wellness are supported by this position.

The RC is on the front-line of all aspects of residential life, facilitating and supporting how students live the mission and values within one of the residential houses (approximately 40-50 students) through programming, monitoring and reporting students of concern, upholding community standards, and pastoral care. Furthermore, the RC will empower students towards the development of personal integrity, healthy adult-youth relationships, and peer-to-peer accountability. Each RC position also supports  additional programming in one of the following areas: personal wellness, physical fitness, constructive engagement of conflict, community engagement, and sustainability.

 

Position Responsibilites:
  • Work collaboratively with the residential team to build community within the residential houses, consistent with the values and mission of the UWC movement
  • Build positive student relationships that contribute toward deepening the student experience
  • Coordinate student care in collaboration with the Dean of Students, residential staff, counselors, health clinic staff, and faculty
  • Work as a team to place incoming students with roommates to form a diverse, inclusive and collaborative residential hall. 
  • Work with the Director of Student Life in coordinating programming to address student wellness; hold individual wellness assessment interviews with each student twice a year.
  • Supervise and assist in training Assistant Residential Coordinators and student Resident Assistants
  • Support utilization of resident assistant handbook, supervise selection process of student RA’s, and provide training along with residential team
  • Maintain regular office hours, complete administrative tasks on time and in a thorough manner including daily/weekly/semester reports, credit card receipt tracking, and student data  management.
  • Uphold residential and community standards policies and procedures. 
  • Communicate proactively with teaching faculty regarding students of concern; respond to faculty and parent/family concerns
  • Submit pastoral reports as needed and serve as community standards officer in responding to student behavior
  • Attend all residential meetings and hold house team meetings on a regular schedule
  • Proactively build a culture of safety, respect, engagement, and responsibility
  • Submit and follow-up with maintenance requests for assigned house
  • Coordinate weekend supervision with the Director of Student Life
  • Complete “check” as assigned and perform regular campus walk-throughs until midnight
  • Assist with orientation and the opening and closing of residential houses
  • Sponsor one Experiential Education activity and one Residential focus area
  • Drive for student activities and events
  • Assist with major campus events including Annual Conference, MLK Day, UWC Day, service days, retreats and student arrival and departures.
  • Lead two week-long trips (Southwest Studies and Project Week)
  • Participate in diversity, equity, inclusion programming and professional development
  • Complete annual certification in First Aid/CPR, Adolescence Mental Health First Aid, Constructive Engagement of Conflict and/or Experiential Education
  • Assist with Peer Educator wellness training, related to issues of consent, addiction and substance abuse prevention and mental health
  • Help maintain a healthy presence in the dining hall by monitoring one meal per week
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Student Life
  • Leadership: All UWC-USA employees are expected to provide varying levels of leadership in order to support the UWC mission
Qualifications:
  • Experience working within residential communities required
  • Must possess strong desire to work with 16-19 year-olds in a dynamic international boarding environment
  • Keen understanding of issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Excellent organizational skills, relationship building skills, and communication skills required
  • Desire to contribute creatively and effectively to the UWC mission and values
  • Must be willing to drive fifteen passenger vehicles and possess a clean driving record and
  • U.S. driver’s license
  • Ability to effectively work during evening and late night hours on a regular basis.
  • Living within assigned residential house required
Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree preferred with focus in counseling, leadership, education, or related field. Five or more years of experience with adolescents in a residential setting may be considered in lieu of education.

To apply, complete an application formApplications will be accepted until the position is filled. The successful candidate is required to either be vaccinated, as vaccines are available, or provide a medical or religious waiver, prior to starting this position at UWC-USA.

 

UWC-USA does not discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or admission and employment practices based on race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, ancestry, or any other legally protected class.

“How can there be peace without people understanding each other; and how can this be if they don’t know each other?”

— Lester B. Pearson, former Canadian Prime Minister and UWC supporter