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Advertised Summary Job Description: The Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons is currently seeking Preceptors to facilitate courses for middle and high school students who are participating in the 2016-2017 State Pre-College Enrichment Program. Courses include but are not limited to Anatomy, Psychology, Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics. Classes will be held on Saturday's from 9:00 am to 11:00 am and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Vagelos Education Center at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
Responsibilities: - Support the preparation of program sessions including classes, special events and other activities - Facilitate class sessions based on provided syllabus and course blueprint - Assist with the assessment of students' academic performance by administering quizzes and exams following provided examples - Provide feedback regarding students' participation for bi-annual evaluations - Attend all special program events including opening and closing ceremonies as well as conferences - Provide recommendations for program improvements - Administrative and clerical duties as assigned
General Minimum Qualifications: - Applicant must be a full time Columbia University medical, dental or graduate student. Education and training in science and/or mathematics required. - Previous teaching experience extremely helpful, but not necessary.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.