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

United World College-USA is seeking a full-time Residential Coordinator. Reporting to the Dean of Students, the Residential Coordinator – COVID Support position provides mission and values aligned support for the Residential, Health and Experiential aspects of student life during the COVID-19 pandemic. This position serves as a part of the Residential Coordinator team with specific emphasis on identifying and managing logistics and residential care for students in quarantine and isolation, as well as supporting wellness programming, COVID-19 prevention practices, and residential logistics across dorms as needed. Duties will be guided by evidence-based practices of healthy adolescent development and socio-emotional learning, and will encourage development of personal integrity, healthy adult-youth relationships, and peer-to-peer accountability.

This is a ten month, live-on, exempt position to include on-call flexibility. A typical work week is Thursday – Monday, although some Tuesdays/Wednesdays are also required. Active work hours are primarily afternoon and evenings.

 

Responsibilities

Residential & Health

  • Reports to the Dean of Students, to help support and implement COVID safety directives related to residential life and student health. Works collaboratively with the residential and health teams to address quarantine, isolation and student care needs related to COVID prevention and management, consistent with the values and mission of the UWC movement. 
  • Remain current on best practices related to COVID prevention and management in residential settings
  • Assist Health Team and Student Life Program Integration Coordinator in development and deployment of educational materials and practices related to COVID
  • Proactively build a culture of safety, respect, engagement, and responsibility
  • Supports COVID testing, symptom check and data tracking
  • Build positive student relationships that contribute toward deepening the student experience
  • Assist Health Team and Student Life Program Integration Coordinator in training assistant residential coordinators (aRC) and student resident assistants in COVID related health protocol
  • In regards to quarantined and isolated students, communicate proactively with teaching faculty and support effective documentation and response to faculty and parents and families with respect to COVID concerns
  • Serve on COVID Nerve Center to help support team, research and document as needed, and take action to implement plans
  • Attend residential meetings 
  • Support RCs and Health Team as additional resource should scheduling challenges/emergencies arise
  • Perform regular walk-throughs and support COVID prevention through positive role modeling
  • Oversee students in isolation/quarantine as needed; refer to Health Team
  • Assist with orientation and the opening and closing of residential houses
  • Assist with winter break programming
  • Assist on a weekly basis with mail delivery/package distribution 
  • Drive students to health appointments as needed
  • Lead and Conduct bed-checks 3 times per week

Experiential

  • Sponsor one Experiential Education activity
  • Drive 2-3 times weekly for student activities and events
  • Assist with and participate in major ExEd and Residential Life campus events, including service days and retreats.
  • Co-lead Southwest Studies and Project Week
  • Support Experiential Education Tracks (Arts & Culture, Farm, Sustainability, Constructive/Community Engagement, Wilderness) as time allows
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Students  

 

Required Qualifications 

  • Comfort working in a congregant, residential setting during pandemic
  • 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/maintain a clean driving record and driver’s license 
  • Ability to learn and utilize Google suite, PowerSchool and other computer programs supporting the student experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the UWC movement
  • Knowledge of trauma-informed care practices
  • Experience working within an international community
  • Working knowledge of adolescent student development theory

Education or Experience Requirements:

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

 

This position is an exempt, 10-month, full-time position. Compensation is commensurate with experience. UWC-USA offers a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and cafeteria plan and 403(b) retirement. Leave policy available upon request.

 

UWC-USA is an international boarding school. It enrolls 225 students in grades 11 and 12. All students follow the IB Diploma program. Roughly twenty-five percent of the students come from the USA; the remainder represent over 90 different countries. Students are admitted on the basis of merit.

A UWC-USA application, letter of interest specific to the position, resume, and a list of references may be emailed to hr@uwc-usa.org.  Application forms may be found at https://www.uwc-usa.org/about-us/careers-with-uwc-usa/  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. UWC-USA is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

United World College – USA is accepting applications for TWO full-time (40 hrs/wk) Security Officers.

Duties include: the ability to work shift work, weekends, and holidays as needed.  Perform security duties under the direction of the Security Supervisor. Must have the ability to write daily reports as well as incident reports.  Works closely with staff, students, and general public.  Must have basic computer skills. 

Applicants should be organized, flexible, and eager to work, have good communication skills and be able to work with people.  Must have a current valid driver’s license.

UWC-USA is an international boarding school. It enrolls 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, submit a UWC-USA application via email to hr@uwc-usa.org.  Application forms may be found at https://www.uwc-usa.org/about-us/careers-with-uwc-usa/  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. UWC-USA is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

The United World College-USA is seeking a full-time Spanish Ab Initio/Spanish B Teacher. The teacher will be responsible for teaching International Baccalaureate Spanish Ab Initio/Spanish B in its various forms. The ideal applicant will hold a Master’s degree in Spanish language, Spanish education or a related field and have at least three years’ teaching experience. 

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

Spanish Ab Initio/Spanish B A full-time Spanish Ab Initio/Spanish B teacher at UWC-USA should be prepared to teach four classes of Spanish Ab Initio/Spanish B HL and/or SL in all of its upcoming iterations. 

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 attendance in the approved school platforms. 

Invigilation During trial 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 Full-time faculty serve as official advisors to a group of 10-12 students. 

Experiential Education (ExEd) All faculty members each year sponsor two activities that fulfill the ExEd requirements of UWC-USA. 

At the end of each session all faculty are responsible for writing a narrative report that explains the activity and, where appropriate, the contributions of individual students. Faculty also assist with student generation of digital portfolios. In addition, all faculty are expected to participate in UWC Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and the Annual Conference. 

Driving All faculty members shall assist in transporting students as needed. All faculty are expected to follow UWC-USA’s Vehicle Safety Policy. 

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 a Resident Tutor or Assistant Resident Tutor 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 faculty meetings, department meetings, and the weekly assembly (Forum). 

Orientation and Post-Graduation Faculty participation in Orientation in August is critical to the success of the program. All faculty participate in several aspects of orientation. 

Additionally, all faculty are expected to remain on campus after Graduation to participate in any faculty professional development or culminating activities. 

 

UWC-USA is an international boarding school. It enrolls 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.

A UWC-USA application, letter of interest specific to the position, resume, and a list of references may be emailed to hr@uwc-usa.org.  Application forms may be found at https://www.uwc-usa.org/about-us/careers-with-uwc-usa/  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. UWC-USA is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

UWC-USA seeks to appoint an Accounting Associate – AP, starting immediately.  This is a full-time, non-exempt, position reporting to the Controller. The AP Accounting Associate is a member of the Business Office. The Business Office accounts for the school’s finances and provides timely, meaningful, and accurate financial information to management to monitor and make decisions. The Business Office provides internal and external customer service and support to staff, faculty, students, parents, vendors, National Committees, auditors and others.

The ideal candidate will be highly proficient, detail orientated and hardworking while continuously developing their skills and knowledge in the area of Finance and Accounting.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare purchase orders
  • Maintain master vendor list
  • Reconcile Bank Accounts (monthly)
  • Process invoices for payment daily
  • Pay student pocket money monthly
  • Process accounts payable checks weekly
  • Reconcile vendor statements daily
  • Prepare and record wire transfers for:
    • Pass thru gifts
    • Tuition to other UWC’s
    • Other miscellaneous wires
  • Account for void checks in MIP
  • Maintain vendor files
  • Process staff and faculty credit card charges
  • Prepare NTTCs as requested
  • Assist with 1099 preparation
    • Keep abreast of 1099 rules
    • Reconcile 1099 vendor total payments to 1099 totals at year end. Work with the accountant to prepare and submit 1099s.
  • Prepare audit work papers as requested
  • Perform other tasks as needed including A/R or student billing if needed by the office and school.

Skills:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to prioritize workload and function effectively
  • Ability to work under pressure to complete multiple tasks, meet demands and deadlines with a positive, constructive attitude
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters and respond as required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel; familiarity with accounting software, Google Suite, and Quick-books

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of financial, accounting, cash flow management
  • Knowledge of audit and compliance
  • Knowledge of US accounting standards and consolidated financial reporting

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Office environment primarily
  • Occasional heavy lifting of packages

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergraduate degree in business, finance, or a related field, or comparable experience of progressively evolving management and team leadership in an academic setting.

This position is a non-exempt, full-time position.  Compensation is commensurate with experience; and UWC-USA offers a competitive benefits package.

UWC-USA is an international boarding school. It enrolls 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.

A UWC-USA application, letter of interest specific to the position, resume, and a list of references may be emailed to hr@uwc-usa.org.  Application forms may be found at https://www.uwc-usa.org/about-us/careers-with-uwc-usa/  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. UWC-USA is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

United World College-USA is seeking a Student Life Coordinator. This role provides day to day support to the dean of students by coordinating residential life and experiential education programming to enable a robust and excellent student experience. The role requires the individual to live on campus in a boarding environment, and to be responsible for one dorm as an assistant Resident Coordinator.

This position reports to the Dean of Students and works directly with students, faculty, and staff. The Student Life Coordinator is the primary connector between student life “on the ground” and the Dean of Students and empowers a student-led residential community and experiential education program, based on UWC-USA’s mission and values.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Residential Life

  • Mission and Values
    • Proactively builds a culture of safety, respect, and responsibility in the student body
    • Coordinates, supports, and assures adequate supervision of student activities related to residential life
    • Encourages weekend activity to facilitate a relaxed learning and growth environment on campus
    • Utilizes diversity, equity and inclusion and student wellness framework in supporting student advocacy
  • Student supervision and staffing
    • Serves as an aRC
    • Serves in a support role with RC’s and Assistant Residential Coordinator’s (aRC’s), aligning practices and policies
    • In collaboration with Dean of Students, supports residential meeting planning, note taking, and follow up
    • Coordinates (and publishes) residential staff and faculty assignments for weekend team coverage and oversees planning for weekend campus activities, including events such as parties, Appreciations, Cafés, and other special events
    • Coordinates weekend supervision with the Administrator on Duty (AOD)
    • Helps organize and approves all student travel needs, transportation to and from school for all vacations, along with student travel for college visits and for special visits home; works in conjunction with the Administrative Assistant in charge of travel
    • Introduction of and advocacy for Get Away Family program in collaboration with Advancement Office administrative support
  • Wellness
    • Coordinates student care in collaboration with the Dean, residential staff, counselors, nursing staff, and faculty
    • Monitors Wellness Days and follow-up for all students, keeps accurate records, and reviews each semester with the Dean
    • Ensures that appropriate adults are kept informed and or/involved in individual student issues
  • Restorative Justice and Disciplinary Matters
    • Supports school policy with regard to school rules, including safe harbor, and develops a culture of restorative justice through development and consistent application of processes
    • Documents, monitors and records violations of residential rules and notifies the Dean
    • Documents meetings related to student misconduct or student reporting of residential concerns, including violations of school rules

Experiential Education

  • Mission and Values
    • Proactively builds a culture of safety, respect, and responsibility in the student body and a positive culture of collaboration and team work with local partners
    • Utilizes diversity, equity and inclusion and student wellness framework in supporting experiential education
  • Student supervision and staffing
    • Coordinates, supports, and assures adequate supervision of student activities related to Experiential Education
    • Encourages weekend activity to facilitate a relaxed learning and growth environment on campus
    • Helps track ExEd participation and completion
  • Program Support
    • Helps to coordinate ExEd schedule and logistics in conjunction with Track Leaders, including supporting coordination of vehicles, drivers and routes
    • Assists with organization of CAS interviews as needed
    • Maintains CAS/ExEd manual
    • Supports documentation as needed related to ExEd portfolios, ExEd reporting, and program costs/contracts and invoices

Administrative Support

  • Works collaboratively with the Dean of Students to align daily execution and strategic objectives
  • Maintains and implements residential and experiential policies and procedures
  • Works directly with students individually and in groups
  • Recommends to the Dean updates for the residential life manual
  • Other duties as requested by the Dean of Students

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Living on the UWC-USA campus required
  • Evenings and weekends required, including on call flexibility

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in Residential Life and/or Experiential Education
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills along with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with Google suite, Excel; PowerSchool
  • Desire to contribute creatively and effectively to residential and experiential education program to best reflect the UWC-USA mission and values

The following qualifications are desirable:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; experience in counseling or social work, and/or extensive experience with adolescents in a residential setting preferred
  • Knowledge of the UWC-USA program strongly preferred

This is an eleven month, exempt position; approximately 40 hours a week, including on call, night and weekend flexibility as required in a boarding environment. Compensation is commensurate with experience; and UWC-USA offers a competitive benefits package.

UWC-USA is an international boarding school. It enrolls 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.

A UWC-USA application, letter of interest specific to the position, resume, and a list of references may be emailed to hr@uwc-usa.org.  Application forms may be found at https://www.uwc-usa.org/about-us/careers-with-uwc-usa/  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. UWC-USA is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

The United World College-USA Wellness Department is seeking one (1) Part-time Registered Nurse (RN) to start in the 2020-21 academic year. This position reports directly to the School Nurse.  The role is to serve as RN in the Health Clinic during regular clinic hours; and to be on call when the health clinic is closed.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide medical care to students as needed,
  • Administer medications as needed,
  • Contact parents as needed,
  • Maintain current/daily documentation of all events/treatments/incidents,
  • Report absences due to illness, appointments, hospitalization,
  • Provide information on length of absence when students will be out for an extended period
  • Provide emergency medical care to faculty/staff as needed,
  • Ensure that all medications are secured

 

Skills Required      

  • Assessing and providing student health services related to injuries and illnesses,
  • Following school policies, procedures and practices related to health issues and activities,
  • Following and keeping up with health and safety regulations,
  • Maintaining confidentiality,
  • Keeping calm and controlled demeanor during emergency situations,
  • Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, other programs as needed,
  • Ability to work with individuals of all ages, sex, national origin, etc.,
  • Ability to communicate well orally and in writing,
  • Ability to assist individuals with specialized health care needs,
  • Ability to prepare and maintain medical-related records,
  • Ability to plan and organize work and meet schedules and time lines,
  • Ability to maintain a positive working relationship with administrators, faculty, staff, parents, students, and the general public,
  • Ability to work independently.

 

Physical Demands

  • Sitting or standing for an extended period of time
  • Walking
  • Pushing or pulling to assist students in wheelchairs
  • Lifting and carrying 50lbs or more
  • Bending and kneeling

 

Hazards

  • Contact with blood and other body fluids
  • Potential for contact with blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases
  • Chemicals including antiseptics and disinfectants
  • Biomedical waste and hazards

 

Experience

  • Must have school nursing or health clinic experience.

 

This is a part time, non-exempt position. The anticipated start date for this position is August 1, 2020.

 

UWC-USA is an international boarding school. It enrolls 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.

A UWC-USA application, letter of interest specific to the position, resume, and a list of references may be emailed to hr@uwc-usa.org.  Application forms may be found at https://www.uwc-usa.org/about-us/careers-with-uwc-usa/  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. UWC-USA is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

The United World College-USA Wellness Department is seeking one (1) Part-time Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic.  This position reports directly to the School Nurse.  The role is to serve as an EMT/Paramedic in the Health Clinic during regular clinic hours; and to be on call when the health clinic is closed.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide medical care to students as needed,
  • Administer medications as needed,
  • Contact parents as needed,
  • Maintain current/daily documentation of all events/treatments/incidents,
  • Report absences due to illness, appointments, hospitalization,
  • Provide information on length of absence when students will be out for an extended period
  • Provide emergency medical care to faculty/staff as needed,
  • Ensure that all medications are secured

 

Skills Required      

  • Assessing and providing student health services related to injuries and illnesses,
  • Following school policies, procedures and practices related to health issues and activities,
  • Following and keeping up with health and safety regulations,
  • Maintaining confidentiality,
  • Keeping calm and controlled demeanor during emergency situations,
  • Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, other programs as needed,
  • Ability to work with individuals of all ages, sex, national origin, etc.,
  • Ability to communicate well orally and in writing,
  • Ability to assist individuals with specialized health care needs,
  • Ability to prepare and maintain medical-related records,
  • Ability to plan and organize work and meet schedules and time lines,
  • Ability to maintain a positive working relationship with administrators, faculty, staff, parents, students, and the general public,
  • Ability to work independently.

 

Physical Demands

  • Sitting or standing for an extended period of time
  • Walking
  • Pushing or pulling to assist students in wheelchairs
  • Lifting and carrying 50lbs or more
  • Bending and kneeling

 

Hazards

  • Contact with blood and other body fluids
  • Potential for contact with blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases
  • Chemicals including antiseptics and disinfectants
  • Biomedical waste and hazards

 

Experience

  • Must have 2-3 years’ experience as an EMT.

 

This is a part time, 10-month, non-exempt position. The anticipated start date for this position is August 1, 2020.

 

UWC-USA is an international boarding school. It enrolls 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.

A UWC-USA application, letter of interest specific to the position, resume, and a list of references may be emailed to hr@uwc-usa.org.  Application forms may be found at https://www.uwc-usa.org/about-us/careers-with-uwc-usa/  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. UWC-USA is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

The Wellness Department is searching for two (2) On-Call Registered Nurse (RN).  This position reports directly to the School Nurse.  The role is to serve as on call RN when the health clinic is closed.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide medical care to students as needed,
  • Administer medications as needed,
  • Contact parents as needed,
  • Maintain current/daily documentation of all events/treatments/incidents,
  • Report absences due to illness, appointments, hospitalization,
  • Provide information on length of absence when students will be out for an extended period
  • Provide emergency medical care to faculty/staff as needed,
  • Ensure that all medications are secured

   Skills Required

  • Assessing and providing student health services related to injuries and illnesses,
  • Following school policies, procedures and practices related to health issues and activities,
  • Following and keeping up with health and safety regulations,
  • Maintaining confidentiality,
  • Keeping calm and controlled demeanor during emergency situations,
  • Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, other programs as needed,
  • Ability to work with individuals of all ages, sex, national origin, etc.,
  • Ability to communicate well orally and in writing,
  • Ability to assist individuals with specialized health care needs,
  • Ability to prepare and maintain medical-related records,
  • Ability to plan and organize work and meet schedules and time lines,
  • Ability to maintain a positive working relationship with administrators, faculty, staff, parents, students, and the general public,
  • Ability to work independently.

       Physical Demands

  • Sitting or standing for an extended period of time
  • Walking
  • Pushing or pulling to assist students in wheelchairs
  • Lifting and carrying 50lbs or more
  • Bending and kneeling

      Hazards

  • Contact with blood and other body fluids
  • Potential for contact with blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases
  • Chemicals including antiseptics and disinfectants
  • Biomedical waste and hazards

     Experience

  • Must have school nursing or health clinic experience.

This is a part time, non-exempt position that begins as soon as possible.

UWC-USA is an international boarding school. It enrolls 230 students in grades 11 and 12. All students follow the IB Diploma program. Roughly twenty percent of the students come from the USA; the remainder represent over 90 different countries. Students are admitted on the basis of merit.

An application, a letter of interest specific to the position, resume, and a list of references are required and may be emailed to hr@uwc-usa.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. UWC-USA is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

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.

Applications may be downloaded from the website or here and emailed to hr@uwc-usa.org.  Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

2020-2021 UWC-USA Fellowship Opportunities

 

UWC-USA is a two-year international school in Montezuma, NM which brings students from around the globe together virtually and in person for a two-year International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and place-based experiential education and residential community building. In support of our efforts, we invite alumni and others to serve as Fellows in a variety of capacities. Fellows are offered room and board and a small stipend and the chance to work with young change agents and the campus community during short residencies that align with our mission and goals. For more information, please see the following links: 

 

Alumni in Residence – Alumni in Residence Fellows work on school programs/initiatives related to their field of study, interests, and/or (future) passions. The personal contact and day-to-day involvement of the fellow with our community benefits our students by helping prepare them to become active and engaged alumni. 

 

Arts and Culture – Not available for 2020; check back in October regarding 2021

 

Bartos Institute for the Constructive Engagement of Conflict – Fellows will share from their areas of expertise formally and informally, teaching skills to address root causes of conflict, transform conflict, and/or utilize restorative justice working with students and the campus community in small groups and one-on-one. 

 

Sustainability – Fellows will work directly with UWC-USA’s Sustainability Task Force and Chief Financial and Operations Officer to gather and interpret data on resource use, as well as design and implement programs and policies to improve UWC-USA’s organizational sustainability. In addition to supporting the work of the Sustainability Task Force, fellows will collaborate with staff and students to implement UWC-USA’s Strategic Plan, and make progress in metrics developed by the American Association of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

Wilderness – Fellows will gain experience working directly with the wilderness program co-directors in logistical planning, risk management analysis, and trip leading.  Fellows will share from their areas of expertise both formally and informally, and work with students in small groups. Fellows will evenly split their time between leading students in the field, administrative tasks, and preparing trip logistics.


For more information, please contact the individuals listed in each link, or visit www.uwc-usa.org.

POSTED 06/15/2020   Salary Range $66,240 – $82,800

UWC-USA is seeking a full time Controller to begin in the 2020-2021 school year.  This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position reporting to the Chief Finance & Operations Officer. The Controller leads the Business Office. The Business Office accounts for the school’s finances and provides timely, meaningful, and accurate financial information to management to monitor and make decisions. The Business Office provides customer service and support to internal and external constituents that includes but is not limited to staff, faculty, students, parents, vendors, National Committees, auditors and others.

The ideal candidate will be highly proficient, detail orientated and hard working while continuously developing their skills and knowledge in the area of Finance and Accounting.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinates and co-directs the preparation of departmental budgets and financial forecasts
  • Presents, in conjunction with the President & CFOO, the proposed school budget to the Finance Committee for approval
  • Actively monitors the approved budget and provides monthly budget-to-actual reports to, SLT and Department Heads and quarterly financial statements to the CFOO.
  • Identifies and informs the President, CFOO, and the Finance Committee of the causes of significant variances and suggests corrective action if necessary.
  • Presents suggested revisions to the budget, if necessary, in response to significant or unforeseen developments
  • Provides proactive communication to the campus community about departmental budget statuses including budget oversight responsibilities and relevant fiscal information
  • At the direction of the CFOO, prepares financial reports and analysis  for the Finance Committee Chair and Chairman of the Board of Trustees
  • Reviews all work of the Business Office Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Prepares journal entries to the general ledger as needed
  • Works with the Payroll Vendor to obtain Weekly, Biweekly, Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Payroll Reports
  • Keeps abreast of current trends, practices and developments in accounting and finance
  • Keeps abreast of laws regarding compensation, benefits, forms 1099 and other required filings.
  • Creates and applies fiscal controls and procedures
  • Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations
  • Evaluates and assists in the implementation of software programs used in the Business/Accounting offices
  • Coordinates and oversees annual audit, prepares audit schedules, and is the primary liaison with the auditors.
  • Coordinates and oversees the preparation of the annual tax return, form 990
  • Coordinates the discrimination testing and preparation of 5500 tax forms for the College’s tax deferred annuity program
  • Assists administrative team members as needed, specifically with Board reports and/or enrollment statistics and scholarships
  • Coordinates student billing with National Committees, IO, and Director of Admissions
  • Works closely with the Director of Admission, Davis Scholars Program, UWC International Office, and other related cash flows to monitor funds to be disbursed across the UWC movement.
  • Oversees student medical insurance plans and liaises with the Director of Admissions regarding students who cannot pay insurance premiums. 
  • Coordinates the creation of new student bank accounts
  • In consultation with the CFOO, reviews and negotiates contracts submitted to the College by vendors or contractors seeking to do business with the College
  • Records and reconciles Investment Pool Activity
  • Reconciles investment accounts (12+ Managers)
  • Works with Admissions & Advancement to reconcile and record all donation and endowed scholarship activity for the College
  • In consultation with the CFOO, reviews and negotiates contracts submitted to the College by vendors or contractors seeking to do business with the College
  • Establishes methods for evaluating the business office processes to ensure their continued effectiveness and make improvements as needed
  • Works collaboratively with Human Resources Manager on items such as but not limited to benefit management, unemployment claims, worker’s compensation claims, and insurance claims.

 Leadership and strategic planning

  • Attends and participates in senior staff team meetings when requested
  • Coordinates and participates in Finance Committee meetings
  • Coordinates and participates in various College committees
  • Participates and contributes to strategic decision making with financial and accounting implications
  • Leads Business Office administrative and support staff

Essential Skills:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Have in-depth knowledge and experience in not-for-profit financial accounting, fund accounting, demonstrated knowledge of financial controls, possess strong interpersonal skills, and think strategically.

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of accounting processes, procedures, and documentation, as applicable to an educational institution.
  • 3-5 years of experience in QuickBooks.

Essential Abilities: 

  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse community.
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Competency in word processing and databases.
  • Consistent ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Leadership abilities necessary to create a positive and productive work environment in the business office. 

Desired Abilities:

  • Ability to interpret and analyze informational needs, and provide general technical advice and guidance in area of specialty
  • Ability to communicate complex financial information to campus constituents in a simple and understandable way
  • Sense of humor

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • Requires sitting for long periods of time.
  • None or very limited physical effort required.
  • None or very limited exposure to physical risk.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance, or accounting
  • Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • CPA and/or Master’s Degree in Accounting

This position is an exempt, full-time position.  Compensation is commensurate with experience; and UWC-USA offers a competitive benefits package.

UWC-USA is an international boarding school. It enrolls 240 students in grades 11 and 12. All students follow the IB Diploma Program. Roughly twenty-five 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.

A UWC-USA application, letter of interest specific to the position, resume, and a list of references may be emailed to hr@uwc-usa.org.  Application forms may be found at https://www.uwc-usa.org/about-us/careers-with-uwc-usa/  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. UWC-USA is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

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