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Employment opportunities are posted as they are received by the department.

Job Posting #1 10/4/2016

San Francisco State - tenure-track faculty position

Department of Child and Adolescent Development College of Health and Social Sciences
San Francisco State University

San Francisco State University, Department of Child and Adolescent Development invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Youth Work and Out of School Time beginning August 2017.

The department seeks individuals with a background

The Department of Child and Adolescent Development prepares students to be competent professionals in their work with children, youth, and families, by providing an interdisciplinary and applied perspective. The department values teaching and experiential learning that incorporates diversity of background and experiences, current and relevant research, and high quality instruction.


Candidates should have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Human Development, Child and Adolescent Development, Education, or a closely related field.

Candidates should have a strong background in human development, ranging from young adolescents to emerging adults, as well as the applied background to work with community-based programs that provide out of school time services.

Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach courses in applied child and adolescent development, action research methods, community youth development, experiential learning, and supervision of interns.

Candidates must have an active record of scholarship related to their specialty area. Evidence of external support or the potential for external funding is desirable. Excellence in teaching and scholarship must be demonstrated.

Candidates are preferred who have teaching and research experience with a large, diverse student body. Experience in multicultural settings and direct work with youth and school age children is highly desirable, as are online teaching experience and/or community service learning. We are seeking talented candidates with the ability to work collaboratively, responsibly, and successfully in an interdisciplinary setting.

Responsibilities: The position requires undergraduate teaching in child and adolescent development and youth work, mentoring and advising undergraduate students, developing an active ongoing

in youth development; community-based

programs for school-aged children, adolescents, and/or emerging adults; and cultural, social, and

political engagements in and across community, national, and/or transnational domains.

scholarship program in ones area of specialty, and ongoing committee and service assignments. Detailed position description is available at

Rank and salary: Assistant Professor. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The CSU provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.

Application process:

Submit letter of intent/interest, a current CV, one writing sample, and the names and contact information of three references. Letters of recommendation upon request at a later date.

Submit all materials online to:
Dr. Soyeon Park, Search Committee Chair, c/o by November 15, 2016. Review of applications will begin November 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

In the subject line of the email, please include YOUTH search 2016 (case sensitive). Two documents should be attached to the email using specific titles:

  1. Letter of intent/interest, CV, and the list of three references in one document titled Candidates Last Name CV(e.g. Smith CV)

  2. One writing sample titled Candidates Last Name Writing Sample(e.g. Smith Writing Sample)

Applications will only be accepted through electronic submission. For additional program information,

see website at:

San Francisco State University is a member of the California State University system and serves a diverse student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom and, human diversity through excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment. SFSU faculty are expected to be effective teachers and demonstrate professional achievement and growth through research, scholarship, and/or creative work.

San Francisco State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. We welcome applicants of all ethnic, racial and gender identities, sexual orientations as well as people with disabilities. We particularly encourage those who may be from historically underrepresented groups.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. 


 JOB POSTING #2: - 8/3/16
Senior Trainer and Educator (Exempt, full-time) 

The Institute for Curriculum Services (ICS) seeks a detail-oriented, articulate, organized professional development trainer and curriculum developer for our downtown San Francisco office with frequent travel around the country.

You are…

·      Excited to bring ICS’s curricula and professional development to teachers around the country

·      Highly skilled in time management and group facilitation

·      Exceptionally organized and attentive to detail

·      Self-motivated with demonstrated ability to take initiative

·      Attuned to group dynamics and adept at maintaining a positive atmosphere

·      Eager to help those around you, flexible, friendly, and a team player

·      A quick learner and tech savvy

·      Very efficient and productive

You have…

·      A Master’s degree in Education or closely related field

·      A minimum of 5 years of classroom teaching experience; experience teaching social studies to middle and high school students preferred

·      Demonstrated experience and success teaching adult learners and training trainers

·      Creativity and proven experience in curriculum development and instructional design

·      Working knowledge of Common Core and other regional and national education standards

·      Knowledge of social studies content areas from Ancient Civilizations through Modern World History

·      Knowledge of 21st century skills for students

·      An interest in Judaism, Jewish history, and Israel

·      Strong research and analysis skills using various methods including databases, internet, survey/evaluation tools, library and university reference materials

We are…

·      A national non-profit initiative committed to accurate K-12 education on Jews, Judaism, and Israel

·      Passionate about the work that we do

·      A small collaborative team that is intellectually curious, warm, and upbeat

·      Located in downtown San Francisco, right alongside the beautiful San Francisco Bay

We celebrate and appreciate the contributions of all of our team members, encourage professional development, and seek talented and personable individuals to be a part of our team.

If the above is a good fit for you, please send your cover letter and resume with the job title in the subject line to: Aliza Craimer Elias, Director at Please include where you learned about this position.

*Due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements.

ICS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin or disabilities.


Job Posting #3 10/14/2016

The Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) is actively seeking strong candidates to serve as a Research Analyst ($63,576 to $87,792/year).  Visit the link provided to apply and view the complete job announcement.

To ensure consideration, prospective candidates must submit an application on or before Tuesday, October 18, 2016.