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Requisition Number 18-0229
Title Middlebury Interactive Languages - Summer Academies Dorm Head - Arabic
City Nationwide
State US
Description

Summer Academies Dorm Head - Arabic 

POSITION LOCATION:  Vermont

Located on two campuses in Vermont, Middlebury Interactive Languages Summer Academy offers middle and high school students the opportunity to study Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, French, German, or Spanish with skilled language educators in an intensive four week immersion environment.

Dorm Heads work closely with the Director and Assistant Director of Residential Life, the Language Directors of their particular Academy, and the Activity Coordinator to help organize and supervise the residential program while ensuring that Academy policies are upheld. Dorm Heads live in the student residence halls, provide leadership and coaching to the Residential Advisor staff, supervise students, and help to establish a cohesive academic/residential experience. Additionally, Dorm Heads collaborate with the Assistant Language Director to facilitate the integration of academic and residential aspects of the Academy, providing pedagogical support to residential staff.

This is a residential position. All employees will be provided room and board. They will have two full days off during the 4-week session. All employees pay for their travel to and from program locations. Transportation from local airport and train station is provided at both the beginning and the end of the program by MIL. Housing is not provided for family members.

As the Summer Academy Dorm Head, YOU WILL . . .

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accomodations may be made to enable individualswith disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Provide support, leadership, modeling, and supervision for Residential Advisors in their Academy
  • Assist Director of Residential Life and Assistant Director of Residential Life with providing an efficient and pertinent orientation and specific training for residential staff
  • Work closely with site leaders and promote cohesion and teamwork with site staff and other Academy personnel and effectively assist in creating a strong link between residential and academic aspects of the Academy

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position.  This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities and/or duties required; other duties may be assigned. 

  • Assist the Activity Coordinator in organizing the daily Activity program, dances, Field Day, and other Academy events and lead their Academy’s Residential Advisors in implementation of activities
  • Ensure that all students are accounted for each night and report attendance to the administrator on duty and participate in administrator on duty rotation
  • Attend all Academy events, field trips, and activities
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills in assisting and guiding the residential advisors in developing, planning, and implementing living group meetings, morning assembly and evening programming 
  • Coordinate supervision of student free time
  • Provide coverage on RAs days off
  • Organize and implement residential duty schedules

 


IS K12
RIGHT FOR YOU?

  • Do you communicate well?

  • Can you build customer confidence?

  • Are you able to tackle problems and take independent action?

  • Is your manner honest and straightforward?

  • Are you able to prioritize and meet deadlines?

  • Do you value others' opinions?

     

     

Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous MIL Summer Academy experience is preferred
  • Preferably a college graduate with teaching experience and strong leadership skills
  • 1-2 years of Residential Life Experience with middle and high school students
  • Native or near-native mastery of the target language and culture

Certificates and Licenses:  none required

OTHER REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrates ability to work collaboratively with peers in a transparent work environment
  • Demonstrates high level of energy, enthusiasm, and ability to operate well in a fast-paced, complex immersion environment
  • Possesses excellent communication skills, engages well with others and is articulate and outgoing
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, etc.); Web proficiency
  • Ability to pass required background check

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Understands rigors of the position and is willing to be available 24/7
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure

Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This is a residential position. All employees will be provided room and board. They will have two full days off during the 4-week session. All employees pay for their travel to and from program locations.  Transportation from local airport and train station is provided at both the beginning and the end of the program by MIL. Housing is not provided for family members.
  • This position is located at Saint Michael’s College, Colchester, Vermont

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.  All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works.  It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer. 

 

WHO ARE WE?

 

K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
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