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Leadership Academy College Supervisors

Employer
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 20, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Chief Student Affairs Officers & Vice Presidents, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Part Time
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About Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts:

At MCLA, we're here for all - and focused on each - of our students. As a 2019 Top Ten Public College, classes are taught by educators who care deeply about teaching, and about seeing their students thrive on every level of their lives. Nearly 93% of our graduates land competitive jobs or are accepted by some of the best grad schools in the country. We engage in the most nationally relevant conversations by hosting some of the most celebrated thinkers and speakers on our campus in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, an area known for its mountain ranges, hiking trails, and panoramic views. Our home town of North Adams is brimming with creative energy and the regional economy is booming as a result. In nearly every way possible, the experience at MCLA is designed to elevate you as an individual, a leader, and a communicator, fully empowered to make your impression on the world.


Job Description:

The College Supervisor will:

  • Support field experiences in the schools through monitoring and oversight of fieldwork/internship plans and supports the student and Site Supervisor.
  • Conduct site visits, confer with student to cooperatively analyze and evaluate their administrative work, counsel student concerning any problems with adjustment to their administrative role, serve as a liaison in documentation of student performance, and be directly involved in assessing students at the close of each fieldwork phase.
  • Manage meetings, communication, paperwork and expectations that all standards (PSALs) are being reinforced, practiced, and met in the internship/fieldwork.


Leadership Academy students are required to complete 500 hours of fieldwork. These experiences are monitored by the College Supervisor in partnership with the Site Supervisor.

  • Fieldwork/internship hours are supervised by the College Supervisor.
  • College Supervisors provide an orientation during the first summer residency.


Meetings

The College Supervisor will:

  • Schedule six (6) three-way meetings that include the College Supervisor and the student assuring the Site Supervisor will attend at least three (3) of the six (6) meetings. Of the six (6) formal meetings, the first meeting must be in person at the fieldwork/internship site, and the Site Supervisor must attend the first meeting. The remaining meetings may occur via internet conference and supported by email.
  • Facilitate the ongoing communication that is necessary to ensure all expectations are being met.
  • The College Supervisor meets with the Leadership Academy Director and colleagues as needed.


Student Evaluation/Grade

The College Supervisor will:

  • Provide a mid-term evaluation and a final evaluation based on hours completed and artifacts collected and uploaded into CANVAS. Students are evaluated (Pass/Fail) based on site visits by the College Supervisor and a final Fieldwork Proposal.
  • Participate in meetings and communicate with the student and Site Supervisor, ultimately evaluating and determining that students have successfully completed the fieldwork/internship requirements and met or exceeded all required standards.
  • Communicate with the Leadership Academy Director about student performance and/or concerns.
  • Submit grades. Grades will be based on Pass/Fail standard with expectation that the student has met (Proficient) or exceeded all standards/indicators. Students who do not meet expectations will be expected to complete additional hours, experiences, or revise work submitted as directed by the College Supervisor.
  • Submit all paperwork and documentation required to endorse the student for licensure.



Requirements:

  • Master's degree or higher in Education.
  • Previous professional experience in PK-12 educational leadership.
  • Must be able to travel to student's internship sites.



Additional Information:

This is a part-time non-benefited position.

Application deadline is August 6, 2021.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its educational programs, activities and employment practices. The college complies with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations advancing equal employment. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit www.mcla.edu.


Application Instructions:

Interested candidates must apply electronically and should submit a letter of interest and resume by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below.



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