Director of Global Health and Wellness

St. John's Preparatory School

About the organization

St. John's Prep, an inclusive, Catholic, Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School for young men in grades 6 through 12, is committed to educating the whole person. Our rigorous academic and extensive co-curricular program encourages students to develop their spiritual, intellectual, moral, physical, and creative potential, and inspires them to honor the diversity that enriches both our school community and the world beyond St. John's. We challenge our young men to grow in faith and wisdom, to promote human dignity, to act with compassion and integrity, to pursue justice and peace, and to live lives of service to society.

Duties

Teach the Advanced Research Capstone year-long course along with the other center directors. Responsibilities include developing and implementing capstone curriculum, and mentoring students throughout the process of developing topics, conducting research, and presenting completed projects.
Facilitate the SJP Global Education program. Beginning in 2020, rising juniors and seniors will have the opportunity to spend two weeks during the summer investigating the thematic areas of the centers through a study abroad experience. Responsibilities include identifying and developing partnerships at similar mission driven schools and institutions around the world, co-creating curricula, facilitating travel logistics, and traveling with students.
Collaborate on the Brother Sullivan, C.F.X. Lecture Series with the aim to bring innovators and leaders to St. John’s to explore how an ethics-based education can shape decision-making in the real world.
Work with faculty and staff to integrate themes of global health and wellness into the curricula across grades 6 through 12 through professional development opportunities, connecting resources, guest speakers, etc.
Explore strategic partnerships with centers for global health and wellness at institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations and health care organizations/industry.
Connect alumni and other members of the larger community with the academic life of St. John’s as visiting experts, speakers

Qualifications

Clear understanding of St. John’s mission and the role it will play in the Center’s programs.
Strong interpersonal skills; proven ability to collaborate with other professionals to positively impact student learning.
Creative and innovative vision for authentic learning experiences and student engagement. International experience and student travel experience is preferred.
Demonstrated ability to mentor and engage students on the components and goal-oriented process of deep inquiry, research, PBL, or capstone projects (combination of many) that result in real world opportunities to explore Global Health & Wellness. Experience supporting undergraduate or high school research preferred.
Proven ability to build external partnerships.
Keen organizational, leadership and administrative skills.
Teaching experience preferred.
Master’s or doctorate degree in a field related to the focus of the center. Masters of Public Health preferred.
Facility and high comfort level with digital learning tools, database programs, Microsoft Office and others.

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter, résumé, and academic transcripts, to Tracii Schaeublin at [email protected] by December 13, 2019.

Posted October 2019

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