The United World College-USA is seeking a full time, 32 hour per week Coordinator of Experiential Education. The Coordinator of Experiential Education (ExEd) understands and supports the mission of UWC-USA as fundamental to all activities. The role supports the ExEd Track Leaders and programs with logistical and administrative tasks, maintaining a high-quality and accessible experiential education experience for students and employees, as well as leveraging strategic opportunities for collaboration and program synergy with local community and partners.
• Implement and manage logistical aspects of the experiential education and CAS programs
• Lead two ExEds
• Assist and support students, faculty, and community partners as requested by the Wilderness, Sustainability, Constructive Engagement, and Arts and Culture Track Leaders
• As requested by Track Leaders and Dean, support all aspects of experiential education; ensure risk management, appropriate levels of challenge, and the most effective experience for all students
• Monitor, assess, and document student performance as needed
• Participate in Southwest Studies and Project Week
• Work closely to incorporate CAS and all IB requirements, as well as integrating UWC-USA ExEd requirements
• Help submit check requests and credit card reports as needed
• Manage data, student requirements, reporting, and recommendations
• Assist with related fundraising as directed
• As directed by Track Leaders and Dean, support communication with staff/interns/volunteers
• Address student and employee queries on experiential education matters
• Support planning and implementation of Southwest Studies and Project Week
• Assist with orientation and end of year programming
• Utilize appropriate channels for documenting and sharing success stories to help promote UWC-USA
• Special Events: Partner with Track Leaders and ExEd/Res Dean to plan, implement, and assess UWC Day, MLK Day, ExEd Assessment Day, Annual Conference, other events
• Other duties as requested by the Dean
• Good communication, flexible problem solving
• Teaching and Residential experience
• Demonstrated capacity to provide leadership in experiential education for the achievement of quality learning outcomes for all students
• Strong background knowledge in experiential education and CAS/IB
• Ability to produce high-quality work, meet critical deadlines, and pay attention to details
• Strong computer and data management skills
• Ability to collaborate with the Deans and Track Leaders
• Demonstrated knowledge and interest in academic curriculum across all subject areas
• Ability to engage and inspire colleagues
• Ability to work collaboratively with other teachers
• Ability to contribute to the life of the school
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Ability to use good judgment in establishing priorities and assessing difficult situations
• Ability to work with frequent interruptions
• Ability to meet deadlines; ability to work on own initiative
• High degree of accuracy, discretion, and confidentiality is essential
• Actively engaged member of the wider community
• Flexible, adaptable, calm under pressure
Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
• Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
• Requires sitting for long periods of time, as well as moving around, event set-up.
• Some physical effort required, including lifting 25 lbs or more at times.
• None or very limited exposure to physical risk.
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.
A UWC-USA application, a letter of interest specific to the position, resume, and a list of references may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. UWC-USA is an equal opportunity employer.