The Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Education Initiative at The Penn State University seeks candidates for a full-time Education Program Specialist with a desired February 1, 2021 start date. The program specialist is a key member of this innovative, multidisciplinary effort to provide K-12 educators in Pennsylvania and other locations with the instructional material, support, and professional development (PD) they need to effectively teach difficult topics such as the Holocaust, bigotry, and trauma.
This position will coordinate projects with internal and external partners and participate in creating and delivering several of the Initiative’s programs. Primary duties will include working closely with the Initiative director and other members of the team to produce instructional material, plan and deliver training, curate and customize content for a variety of purposes, including the Initiative’s and/or its partners’ online offerings. This position will also run some of the Initiative’s daily logistics, including setting up and running meetings.
Ph.D. preferred but candidates with a bachelor’s degree and strong teaching and organizational experience are encouraged to apply. All candidates are expected to have at least one year teaching experience and demonstrate a commitment to supporting teachers and students.
This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with good possibility of re-funding. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. Application review will begin December 1, 2020 and continue until interviews are scheduled.
For more information, or to apply, see: https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Staff/job/University-Park-Campus/Education-Program-Specialist_REQ_0000008102-1