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Have a job opportunity to post on the USDLA Job Board? USDLA will post distance learning related opportunities (100 words or less) for 90 days. The fee to post is $150 for USDLA Members and $200 for USDLA Non -Members. Job opportunities will also be mentioned in our electronic newsletter. To post a job opportunity please click on the “Post an Opportunity” link below and complete the on-line form with payment. For questions, please contact Jackie Ravella at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR EDUCATION, OUTREACH, AND VISITOR EXPERIENCE
THE SMITHSONIAN’S NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
“ an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge…” -James Smithsonian, 1826
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (NMNH or Museum) invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Director for Education, Outreach, and Visitor Experience (ADEOVE). As the nation’s premier museum of natural history, the NMNH works to inspire a lifelong curiosity and appreciation for science and the natural world among all of the audiences who visit and who access the resources of the Museum. It also seeks to play an expanded role in facilitating public dialogue on important issues such as evolution, climate change, biodiversity, and global health.
Under the new leadership of Secretary Lonnie Bunch, the entire Smithsonian Institution has focused its efforts on engaging and inspiring a larger audience while catalyzing critical conversations on issues that are currently affecting our nation and the world. The NMNH is uniquely positioned to fill a leadership role in the vital work of furthering public awareness of science and the scientific process and encouraging and facilitating dialogue between the general public and the scientific community. Reporting to the Deputy Director, Dr. Ian Owens, the ADEOVE will lead a department comprised of 50 staff and 20 contractors motivated by the belief that everyone can learn science. Under the ADEOVE’s leadership, this department will build on and expand its innovative education and outreach strategy, aimed at providing an engaging experience for all of the NMNH’s visitor
The Museum seeks an innovative, collaborative, and dedicated professional, with comprehensive informal education experience. The ADEOV will be an excellent communicator, with broad experience in leading, retaining, and recruiting an extensive staff. As a leader at a major natural history museum, the ADEOV should be intellectual curios and well-equipped to work alongside science experts in helping them to engage with diverse audiences. Finally, the ADEOV should expect to be a creative and innovative leader in the management and development of the NMNH’s financial resources.
NMNH has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in this recruitment. All applications, inquiries, and nominations, which will remain confidential, should be directed via www.imsearch.com/7538.
The Smithsonian Institution does not discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.
The Smithsonian provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the contact person listed on the search website. The decision on granting a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
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DEAN, FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Athabasca University (AU), Canada’s Open University, is devoted to the removal of barriers that restrict access to and success in university-level study and to increasing equality of educational opportunity for adult learners worldwide. As Canada’s only open online university, created by Alberta innovators, Athabasca University’s classrooms, collaboration spaces and student hubs are virtual rather than brick and mortar facilities. Athabasca University provides learning for life. Through the achievements of its students, faculty and staff, AU stands out as a provider of high quality post-secondary education. AU serves over 40,000 students and offers more than 850 courses in more than 55 undergraduate and graduate programs in a range of arts, science and professional disciplines. To learn more about AU, please visit www.athabascau.ca.
The Faculty of Science and Technology offers an innovative and accessible spectrum of learning and teaching activities in undergraduate and graduate programs and courses. Students can experience learning in areas of computing and information systems, architecture and science by taking one or more courses, or following a program of study.
As the Faculty’s chief academic and administrative officer, the Dean is responsible to the Provost and Vice President Academic for providing strategic, academic and administrative leadership for the Faculty of Science and Technology. A key member of the executive and academic leadership team, the Dean will have responsibility for developing the strategies, programs, services and supports to enhance AU’s diverse range of science and technology programming; to improve student learning outcomes; and to support a vibrant culture of research in the Faculty.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced, collaborative leader with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to foster excellence in teaching and research. The new Dean will possess a record of scholarly achievement and research in an area relevant to the academic mission of the Faculty as well as a successful record of administration. A demonstrated ability to fairly balance the demands of a multi-disciplinary Faculty and to capitalize on opportunities for synergy is critical for success in the role.
Athabasca University develops and maintains an environment that supports equitable working conditions for individuals traditionally unrepresented in universities. AU is committed to employment equity, encouraging applications from women, indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
This is an exciting opportunity to serve in a transformational capacity at Canada’s leading online university. To learn more about this exciting leadership opportunity, please call The Geldart Group at 587.534.2222 or forward your CV, a letter of introduction along with the names and contact information of three referees, in confidence, to email@example.com.