Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a
comprehensive global research university and a major engine for
economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students,
Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel
has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged
university, with community partnerships integrated into every
aspect of service and academics.
The Postdoctoral Scholar will support CCUE in the process of
developing a collection of micro-credentials to support the
professional development of individuals who mentor youth from
culturally and linguistically diverse communities. These
microcredentials will be suitable for individuals involved in
efforts to cultivate the development of youth of color – from
individuals working in youth-serving organizations to individuals
participating in a corporation’s youth-oriented civic engagement
and workforce development initiative. Such individuals require
professional training to develop competencies in the areas of
diversity, equity, inclusion and mentoring. This collection of
micro-credentials on principles and practices related culturally
responsive youth mentoring will prepare individuals to effectively
engage youth of color, support their academic development, and
promote their college and career aspirations.
- The postdoctoral scholar will work closely with the team to
help develop the culturally responsive mentoring micro-credential
overseeing the design plan and implementation.
- The postdoc will assist in the development of modules including
providing technological support.
- Organize team meetings, support content specialists in the
areas of diversity, equity and inclusion and mentoring.
- Conduct and evaluate the impact of the CCUE microcredential
- Provide grant writing support for the Justice Oriented Youth
- PhD or Doctorate, Education, Educational Technology or Learning
- Experience working with youth from culturally and
linguistically diverse communities.
Add location of the position (University City, Center City, Queen
Lane, Remote, etc).
This position is classified as Exempt
with a salary grade of
For more information regarding Drexel’s
Professional Staff salary structure, https://drexel.edu/hr/career/ducomp/salstructure/
Special Instructions to the Applicant
Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when
submitting your application.
Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is
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