Certification Assistant - Dean of Education
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Education and Training
Specialty Adult Education
Location 08628, Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24
Requisition Title - Certification Assistant - Dean of Education (23001853)


Certification Assistant School of Education The College of New Jersey

To enrich education through diversity, TCNJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. TCNJ has a strong commitment to inclusive excellence and is working to promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and racial justice among our faculty, staff, and students. We strongly encourage a host of diverse, intersectional populations and cultures to apply including, but not limited to, identities based on race, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, and veteran status.

The School of Education at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) invites applications for a part-time, temporary position starting in February, 2024.

Position Summary:
The successful candidate will assist in areas related to certification, program development and approval, and early field placement.
Tasks may include support related to compliance with state certification regulations - code changes, periodic program review, and state and federal reporting requirements. Local compliance issues - school board approvals, fingerprinting, background checks, etc.
This individual would be responsible for a variety of tasks, including:

Researching and compiling information on state certification regulations.

Preparing reports and documentation for state and federal agencies.

Assisting with program reviews and audits.

Providing support to faculty and staff.

Assist in being a liaison between TCNJ and local schools with respect to Board approvals, background checks, fingerprinting, and other compliance issues.

TCNJ has a strong commitment to inclusive excellence in our community and to supporting a healthy work-life balance for our faculty. Candidates should be strongly supporting the development of high quality teachers and counselors and to fostering success for all students.

Applicants should:

Have an earned bachelor's degree.

Have excellent organizational and communication skills.

Be comfortable talking to partners in school districts across the state.

Preferred qualifications

Have been a teacher in a New Jersey public school

Be familiar with teacher education programs

To Apply:
Candidates should submit
(a) a letter of application highlighting their interest and qualifications,
(b) a curriculum vitae/resume,
(c) a description of prior work experience and its relationship to this role (no more than 2 pages)
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received by January 15, 2024
Final offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

About the School of Education:
The School of Education provides high-quality academic programs to students studying at the undergraduate and graduate levels. With a legacy in education innovation dating to 1855, we are equally committed to our students and our profession. We prepare teachers, counselors, and school administrators who are critical thinkers and capable researchers. As lifelong learners, our graduates are poised to lead positive change throughout their careers, even as educational issues and practices evolve. About The College of New Jersey: Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a selective public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ enrolls approximately 7,600 students, including 7,000 undergraduates and 600 graduate students, 30% of whom are self-described as members of groups traditionally underrepresented in academe. Strong curricular and co-curricular programming have helped foster a first-year to sophomore retention rate of 93%, a 4-year graduation rate of 75% (8th highest in the U.S. for public institutions), and a 6-year graduation rate of 87% (among the highest in the country). Five signature experiences are the hallmark of a TCNJ education: a personalized, collaborative, and rigorous education; undergraduate research, mentored internships, and field experiences; community engaged learning; global engagement; and leadership development. TCNJ has also received national recognition for the adoption and promotion of the teacher-scholar model for our faculty. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJÆs seven academic schoolsùArts and Communication; Business; Education; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; Nursing and Health Sciences; and Science. TCNJ has a strong Phi Beta Kappa chapterùan honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. Among other initiatives, a series of faculty/staff-based affinity groups (e.g., Minority Executive Council, WomenÆs Professional Network, Parent and Family Network, TCNJ PRIDE) supports a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive environment at TCNJ. TCNJ is located within an hour of New York City and Philadelphia. The collegeÆs campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty. In addition to its growing racial and ethnic diversity, the region offers excellent public schools, prestigious medical centers, restaurants, art and entertainment, as well as numerous cultural and recreational activities. For more information about the college, please visit: http://www.tcnj.edu/.

Primary Location: Education Building - School of Education

Work Locations: Education Building - School of Education 2000 Pennington Rd Ewing Township 08628

Job: Temporary

Organization: The College of New Jersey

Job Posting: Jan 4, 2024, 3:29:16 PM