We are seeking a Cultural Heritage Management seminar assistant who will be responsible for executing the required on-ground seminar experience in close collaboration with the faculty of record and according to guidelines set by JHU for the M.A. in Cultural Heritage Management program. The seminar will take place over ten days, most often over two consecutive weeks, in a location chosen by the program. Some pre-seminar and post-seminar responsibilities will fall within the scope of the scheduled semesters and outside of the 10 days of on-ground field visits.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Assist the faculty leader in duties as assigned. These may include but are not limited to creating course content, lectures, logistics, coordinating student thank you notes, and assisting in establishing venues as vendors to facilitate payment.
Communicate regularly with the faculty of record to ensure the seminar meets student expectations and course learning objectives before, during, and after the seminar.
Contribute professional contacts and relationships to facilitate student access to heritage professionals within the host city.
Participate as required in all seminar activities as the assistant to the faculty of record, ensuring the seminar runs as smoothly and productively as possible. This may require thinking fast on your feet and making last-minute changes to the established program.
Facilitate class discussions as required around relevant seminar coursework.
Work with student groups on project work as required to enhance the learning process, including meeting with teams and working through drafts.
Assist in supporting and assessing student progress (including grading) as required to facilitate the appropriate scaffolding of feedback during the onsite portion of the seminar experience.
Master's Degree in a related field.
Some experience as a graduate student in the related area of support.
*Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Master's Degree in Heritage Studies or a related field such as Anthropology, Archaeology, Folklife, History, Historic Preservation, Museum Studies, or Public History.
Four plus years of work experience within the heritage sector.
Working knowledge of the host city and its heritage.
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CE Starting Salary Range: $19.25-$26.50 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: hours will be concentrated in the actual two weeks of the seminar, October 10- 21, but also includes some time before and after Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Remote Department name: Advanced Academic Programs Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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