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Assistant Director: Westmont San Francisco Program
Location: San Francisco, California
Type: Full Time
Faculty Careers - Computer science
Faculty Careers - Economics
Faculty Careers - Ethnic/Cultural/Gender studies
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Westmont College invites applications from innovative and collaborative candidates for the position of Assistant Director of the Westmont in San Francisco Program. The Westmont in San Francisco program is located in a historic home in the Pacific Heights neighborhood in the heart of the city and is one of longest-running off-campus programs at the college. It includes semester-long and summer programs in which students live in community, participate in intensive internships, and take classes which are all embedded in the vibrant context of the city.
The Assistant Director’s responsibilities will include teaching classes (approximately 16-18 units a year), supervising internships with program partners, developing curriculum, and mentoring students. They will also give leadership to creating and implementing a successful marketing, recruitment, and admissions strategy that will bring in approximately 20 students per term. The role is a non-tenure-track faculty position.
While it will be located in San Francisco, travel to the main campus in Santa Barbara and to other partner institutions across the country will be required. A candidate based in Santa Barbara with an ability to travel extensively to San Francisco will also be considered.
Candidates must hold a Ph.D., Master’s degree, or other advanced degree that would support the curricular offerings of the program. We are flexible in specialization but particular areas of interest include business, technology, sociology, environmental studies, and intercultural studies. Other specializations will also be considered.
To apply, please use this link. In your cover letter, please include examples of the classes you would be excited to teach. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Eileen McMahon McQuade, Associate Dean of the Faculty at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin November 1st, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.
A nationally ranked liberal arts college in Santa Barbara, Westmont provides a rigorous academic program in a residential Christian community and seeks to cultivate thoughtful scholars, grateful servants and faithful leaders for global engagement with the academy, church and world. Undergraduates on the wooded, ocean-view campus choose from more than 100 majors, programs and concentrations. With a low student-to-faculty ratio and small classes, students develop close relationships with outstanding faculty. The college offers numerous overseas programs, up to 12 units for internships, and an elementary and secondary credential program. Vibrant arts activities, a tradition of volunteer service, and strong intercollegiate and intramural sports enrich the college experience. U.S. News & World Report includes Westmont in the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the nation. In 2015, Forbes Magazine ranked Westmont No. 10 on a list of the 50 most entrepreneurial colleges and as No. 64 in its survey Grateful Grads: Top Return-on-Investment. Princeton Review has recognized Westmont in three different categories: Best Western, Colleges That Pay You Back, and Private Schools. Westmont is an EEO employer, seeking to be diverse in people and programs consistent with its mission.