Instructional Staff: Letters, Math, Social Sciences
The School of New Resources invites applications for four Instructional Staff positions in the following disciplines and campuses: English – John Cardinal O’Connor Campus and Co-op City Campus; Math – Brooklyn Campus; Social Sciences – DC-37 Campus. These positions are available July 1, 2012. The School of New Resources offers interdisciplinary baccalaureate degrees in the liberal arts to adult learners. Day, evening, and weekend classes are offered.
The Instructional Staff are the full-time faculty of the School and teach 6 credit hours per semester in classroom seminars. The Instructional Staff also mentor independent studies as needed. They have primary responsibility for on-going academic advisement in their area of specialization and share responsibility for the selection, training and evaluation of adjunct faculty each semester. The Instructional Staff also review course proposals, use assessment strategies to maintain and improve campus curricula and instruction, and maintain campus curricular and instructional records for student, faculty and course dossiers in their areas of academic responsibility. Our faculty possess a commitment to teaching in a non-traditional, student-centered liberal arts curriculum, to experiential and individualized learning models, and to the delivery of academic advisement and support services.
The School of New Resources
The School of New Resources is one of four schools of the College and we are proud of our international reputation as a leader and pioneer in the field of adult higher education. The School offers interdisciplinary Areas of Interest in Letters (English), Social Sciences, Psychology, Communications, and Foreign Languages. In keeping with the philosophy of the School of New Resources, students and their faculty advisors prepare individualized degree plans and participate in the course development process within the context of the School’s curriculum and degree requirements.
John Cardinal O’Connor Campus
Located in the heart of the South Bronx at 149th Street, the Campus, established in 1979, is designed for residents of the immediate area. Facilities and learning resources include an integrated Media Center, a Computer Center, a Language Laboratory and Learning Skills Center, and the Gordon Parks Gallery, which is named for and dedicated to Gordon Parks, the renowned photographer, film maker and writer.
Co-op City Campus
Established as a Campus in 1973, the Co-op City Campus provides convenient access for diverse communities in the Bronx, as well as parts of Queens and Long Island. An excellent educational experience is further enhanced by a learning environment that emphasizes user-friendly integrated technologies, including computer assisted classrooms and labs, interactive teleconference and distance learning capabilities, a technology-based learning skills center, a photography studio and lab, and an on-line reference library.
Situated in the heart of Bedford-Stuyvesant, the Brooklyn Campus provides convenient access for diverse communities in Brooklyn as well as parts of Queens and Long Island. Established as a full campus in 1985, the Brooklyn Campus is located in Restoration Plaza and currently serves a population of approximately 600 adult learners. Students are provided with a learning environment emphasizing user-friendly integrated technologies, including computer-assisted classrooms and labs, interactive teleconference and distance learning capabilities and an on-line reference library.
The DC 37 Campus provides a learning center for trade unionists who wish to address life and career goals within a liberal arts framework. The campus opened in 1972 and is the only full-degree program to be offered at a union headquarters. Facilities and learning resources include faculty and administrative offices, classrooms, a computer lab and access to DC 37’s Education Fund Library.
Qualifications and the Application Process
The successful candidates will be academically qualified (a Master’s degree is required; the doctorate is preferred) and have prior experience with adult learners. Evening and some weekend hours are required. The College provides a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including liberal vacation, health insurance and a generous retirement plan.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Send letter of interest indicating desired position and campus (where applicable), resume, and the contact information (including email addresses) for 3 references who can speak to your professional qualifications, to:
Dean of the School of New Resources
The College of New Rochelle
29 Castle Place
New Rochelle, New York 10805
E-mail submissions are preferred. No phone calls, please; selected candidates will be contacted.
The College of New Rochelle is a Catholic college in the Ursuline tradition and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to our unique educational mission.