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Interim Academic Director (appointment at relevant faculty rank)
SIT Indonesia: Arts, Religion, and Social Change

Reports to: Provost & Dean of Faculty

Salary Range: USD $50,000.00 – $58,000.00

Anticipated Start Date: July 1st, 2024

Term of Employment: Full-time, 1 year

Base of Designation: Kerambitan, Bali, Indonesia 

Conditional on: Applicant’s legal right to work and reside in Indonesia.

Apply by: Open until filled, applications reviewed on a rolling basis

To Apply: Please visit the World Learning employment website:https://worldlearning.applicantpro.com/jobs/3240504 and submit your letter of interest, as well as a CV (including the contact information of three academic references).

School for International Training (SIT) invites applications for the position of Interim Academic Director (appointment at relevant rank) of its semester-long program located in Bali, Indonesia in the theme of Arts, Religion, and Social Change. SIT is an accredited institution of higher education with a campus located in Vermont, USA. The program follows the SIT semester program model, with two semesters per year that coincide with the fall and spring semester calendar at US universities. 

Candidates are strongly encouraged to visit this program’s web page before they send their application materials. 
https://studyabroad.sit.edu/program/spring-2024-indonesia-arts-religion-and-social-change/

We invite you to learn about SIT mission and values here: https://www.worldlearninginc.org/about-us/mission-and- values/

About SIT Programs

SIT undergraduate and graduate programs in all disciplines utilize a decolonial approach to curriculum, decentering Western modes of knowledge production, creation, and dissemination while elevating the ideas and work of local and regional scholars, activists, NGO practitioners, artists, and community members. SIT places an equal commitment on t he creation of inclusive teaching and learning environments which welcome students from all identities and neurodiverse ways of learning. SIT learning centers across the world are committed to building and implementing sustainability practices to leverage carbon footprints and contribute to the well-being of the communities where they are immersed.

The program themes vary from development and social change to arts, environmental studies, post-conflict transformation, health, and human rights. All SIT programs emphasize field study while examining critical global issues in keeping with the broader organizational missions of peace and social justice. SIT’s educational model focuses on cultural immersion as its primary heuristic component and uses theories of decolonial experiential education to inform its curricula and augment student learning.

About SIT Full-Time Faculty

SIT full-time faculty are employees who have been appointed to faculty rank position through a rigorous international, national, or regional search process. The appointee must meet or exceed academic standards. These standards include possession of appropriate degrees from recognized academic institutions or the equivalent in professional experience; demonstrated excellence in teaching/training; research and publications in industry recognized media; experience managing and supervising staff; and potential for significant contributions to the field and to World Learning/SIT. When relevant and in consultation with their supervising dean, a faculty in the undergraduate division may lead a summer program, chair or co – chair a graduate program or oversee a custom or short-term program. Decisions about additional assignments are made jointly in consultation with SIT Provost & Dean of Faculty and while taking into consideration the overall workload of the faculty during the academic year.

SIT strives to be respectful of, and compliant with, local labor and employment laws. When circumstance warrant, the academic director will have a local employment contract through an affiliated local entity or as determined by SIT. The position is full-time for the entire contract period.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The academic director is responsible for the design, planning, delivery, and supervision of the academic program offered by SIT at its assigned program location in consultation and support of SIT departments including the Office of the Provost & Dean of Faculty, Global Operations, Human Resources, and Office Student Health, Safety, and Well-being. Overall responsibilities include:

• ensuring inclusive academic excellence of the program in line with SIT’s academic policies

• creating an inclusive & safe learning environment for students, staff, and local faculty

• managing the program site and supervision of local staff, budget planning and oversight, and financial reporting

• representing SIT at the program location and developing and maintaining positive relationships with SIT and local partners

The academic director must remain current in their areas of expertise and familiar with in-country issues and practices in higher education. Academic directors are expected to be active members of the SIT community, giving service to the institution, and acting as  thought leaders in institutional initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

Visit https://worldlearning.applicantpro.com/jobs/3240504 for detailed responsibilities.

•    Academic Management

•    Program & Operations Management

•    Student Health and Safety and Well-Being

•    Serving on periodic SIT task forces or learning communities in     collaboration with other faculty

•    Other duties as assigned.

 

The nature of the academic director job is such that they may be called upon during irregular hours to deal with emergencies. Responding to urgent program or student needs off-hours is a regular part of the duties of an academic director. For the duration of the program the academic director is to remain in-country and physically at the program site or with the student group and will be reachable by mobile phone on an emergency basis.

SIT programs are situated in urban as well as remote locations where accommodations may be rudimentary , and accessibility limited. Some aspects of the program may require physical exertion such as, but not limited to, occasionally driving, walking, as well as remaining stationary for long periods. Depending on the theme of the program there may be excursions in rugged terrain which may require, but are not limited to, activities such as hiking, climbing and/or water- based sports.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Required Experience/Education:

• Terminal degree (PhD) in religious studies, theology, cultural anthropology, sociology, or a related discipline

•    Academic and practical knowledge of Indonesia

•    Advanced proficiency in English writing and speaking.

•    Legal right to work and reside in Indonesia.

 

Required Skills:

•    Effective communication skills

•    Computer literacy

•    Excellent intercultural skills to communicate effectively with students, host communities, and program partners.

• A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access, including the ability to interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff from around the world, and to
understand and support different lived experiences including but not limited to first generation and non-traditional students, international students, veterans, students with disabilities, and low-income families.

 

Required Competencies:

• SIT faculty must be attuned to the educational philosophy and expectations of SIT and possess both commitment to academic excellence and the personal leadership qualities required by the program. Among the latter are cultural sensitivity and adaptability; empathy; intellectual curiosity and enthusiasm for challenge; tact and diplomacy in working with students from the United States and local nationals and students; organizational ability; budget management skills.

• Experience working successfully in a remote team environment and comfortable using a variety of technologies and virtual platforms.

• Proven ability to be flexible, collaborative, and patient plus a sense of humor.

• Proven ability to create an inclusive learning space for students and staff.

• Demonstrated ability to use empathy and authenticity to support and connect students experiencing emotional, mental, or socially challenging situations in a new environment with appropriate resources.

• Must be able to meet the physical demands of this position.

 

THE WORLD LEARNING INC. FAMILY

For more than 90 years, World Learning Inc. is a thriving global organization made up of The Experiment in International Living, the nation’s most experienced provider of international education through exchanges for high school students; School for International Training, offering accredited undergraduate programs through SIT Study Abroad and internationally focused master’s  degrees  through SIT  Graduate Institute; and World  Learning,  a  global  development and  exchange nonprofit organization.

 

SIT |  sit.edu

School for International Training (SIT) was founded in the early 1960s as a training center for the first Peace Corps volunteers. For nearly 60 years, SIT has prepared students to be effective changemakers and global citizens through experiential education focused on the world’s most critical global issues. SIT Study Abroad offers accredited summer and semester undergraduate programs in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East, as well as comparative programs on multiple continents. SIT Graduate Institute offers global and hybrid certificates, master’s, and doctoral degrees . SIT programs are grounded in experiential learning, cultural immersion, decolonial and inclusive approaches, and strive to develop sustainable practices across its learning centers. We believe in developing respectful partnerships with local communities and seek to make accessible to our students the richness of local expertise and knowledge systems.

 

W o r l d  L e a r n i n g  |  w o r l d le a r n i n g . o r g

World Learning has worked to create a more sustainable, peaceful, and just world. World Learning’s education, development, and exchange programs help people find their voices, connect with their communities, strengthen the institutions that form the backbone of a democratic society, and build relationships across cultures. With World Learning’s support, these emerging leaders tackle critical global issues like poverty, conflict, and inequality.

 

T h e  E x p e r im e n t  i n  I n t e r n a t i o n a l  L i v i n g  |  e x p e r i m e n t . o r g

The Experiment in International Living is the nation’s most experienced provider of international education through exchanges for high school students. For more than 90 years, The Experiment has empowered young people to step off the beaten path, experience the world as a classroom, immerse themselves fully in another culture, and build the knowledge and skills needed to confront critical global issues.

A n  o r g a n i z a t i o n a l  c o m m it m e n t  t o  d i v e r s i t y , e q u i t y, i n c l u s i o n , a n d  a c c e s s .

We are a globally diverse community of staff, faculty, board members, alumni, students, and participants who believe that inclusive and equitable practices are at the heart of a peaceful and just world. Each of us strives to honor diverse voices and lived experiences, examine our own biases and privileges, actively work to address inequities in our structures, and foster a community of open dialogue. We are committed to acting with accountability, transparency, reciprocity, authenticity, and empathy.

World Learning is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/veterans/ADA employer, committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.
 

Pengalaman Kerja :
Jenis Pekerjaan : Kontrak
Spesialisasi Pekerjaan : Pendidikan & Pelatihan / 6123

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