Director of Studies – Applications Invited
The Director of Studies is a key leadership role within St. George’s College, Jerusalem.
The Director of Studies is responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of College programs. The Director of Studies reports to the Dean of the College but coordinates a diverse team of adjunct lecturers, visiting professors and any Scholars in Residence. Principally, the Director of Studies oversees and facilitates the experience of the students as they engage the land, the scriptures, recent archaeology and contextual realities in theological reflection and a devotional practice that aims to be expansive and transformative.
This position will become vacant at the end of December 2017.
The Interim Dean of the College has commenced the search process for someone to serve in this role, with an anticipated commencement date in the summer of 2018.
Expressions of interest from qualified persons are most welcome, and are to be directed to the Interim Dean of the College, The Revd. Dr. Richard LeSueur by email (hotlink)
Some additional information about this position are provided below.
Applications close on 20 December 201.
Applications may be submitted by email or by post. If sending an application by mail, please mark the envelope as “confidential” and address it to the Dean:
The Revd Canon Dr. Richard LeSueur
Dean, St George’s College
PO Box 1248
Major Areas of Responsibility
- Academic Planning: long term academic administration of the College courses and programs, including the development of syllabi and curriculum materials, and relationships with visiting lecturers.
- Program Delivery: contribute to the delivery of courses offered by the College, and is responsible for the quality of the program and the well-being of all participants.
- Quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement: quality assurance issues, for continuous improvement of College programs, including active engagement in ongoing research and publication in areas relevant to the College mission.
Knowledge/Skills/Experience Required for this Position
- Appropriate qualifications and/or demonstrated experience in biblical and theological studies, adult faith development, and/or pilgrimage.
- Good interpersonal and relational skills
- Experience in the planning, delivery and evaluation of high quality educational programs, including the use of online learning technologies to enrich and extend learning.
- The successful applicant will be a person in good standing in the Anglican Communion or some other Christian community.
Appropriate office facilities will be provided within the SGC buildings.
The key challenges of this role are to develop and deliver high quality programs that serve the mission of the College, with limited access to specialist teachers beyond the College staff and in a setting that presents many challenges related to the political context and the pastoral needs of participants.
A suitable package will be negotiated with the successful applicant.