Assistant Director Academic Programs, Fordham University Center for Ethics Education
Fordham University, Center for Ethics Education
September 15, 2018
Bronx, New York
Commensurate with experience
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
Fordham University’s Center for Ethics Educationis currently seeking an Assistant Director for Academic Programs to be a key member of the academic leadership team. The Assistant Director is a full-time administrative non-tenure track position who reports directly to the Ethics Center Director and works with Center staff and associated Fordham faculty and students, to assist the Director in the administration of the interdisciplinary Master of Arts in Ethics and Society, the Bioethics Minor, and organizing and promoting the Center’s public lectures and conferences. Specific responsibilities include:
Assist the Center Director in administration of the Master of Arts in Ethics & Society. Responsibilities include assisting with student recruitment, advising, coordination of curriculum offerings across multiple programs for each semester, organizing the May intensive interdisciplinary graduate course and internships, and recruiting and evaluating MA students for IRB and Center graduate assistantships and other Center academic fellowships.
Assist the Center Director in administration of the undergraduate minor in Bioethics. Responsibilities include student recruitment, advising, coordination of curriculum across multiple programs, developing and promoting interdisciplinary student events and publicizing, coordinating and evaluating student submissions for the annual Chynn Ethics Paper Prize.
Work with the Center Director and staff to develop, advertise, promote, obtain funding for and manage Center interdisciplinary conferences, seminars and other events, often in partnership with other centers or academic programs.
Supervise Center graduate students and monitor and update academic programs websites
Teach one graduate or undergraduate course each semester
A Masters or doctoral degree or equivalent in ethics/bioethics
Evidence of interdisciplinary training in ethics/bioethics or related fields
Evidence of academic scholarship and excellent writing skills
Undergraduate or graduate teaching experience
Experience with program administration and supervision of student undergraduate or graduate assistants
A collaborative style, demonstrated social facilitation skills, and the ability to build strong relationships and interdisciplinary collaborations with Fordham program chairs, program directors, and faculty in the sciences and humanities and academic offices across the university.
Ability to navigate academic administrative web-based programs.
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to Fordham University’s mission in relation to promoting social justice and care for the person across disciplines.
Internal Number: 201819
About Fordham University, Center for Ethics Education
Founded as an interdisciplinary, cross-university unit, the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education Center embodies the University's commitment to intellectual excellence by offering educational and research opportunities and public programming enriched through moral values, religious concerns, scientific and scholarly study, and active engagement in creating a caring and just world. The Center’s academic programs including the Master's Program in Ethics and Society and the Undergraduate Minor in Bioethics draw upon courses in theology, philosophy, social and physical science, law, economics, political science, business and other fields to provide multidisciplinary education to advance the common good. Through its funded research programs (including the Fordham HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute) the Center provides opportunities for faculty and students to engage in empirical and theoretical study of ethical issues in health care, science, and public policy. The Center sponsors national conferences, professional workshops, and ethics seminars that create synergy among scholars, scientists, religious leaders, community advocates, industry leader...s and policy makers for exploring rigorously and respectfully grounds of individual and collective moral thought and action.Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,100 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution in the heart of New York City.