Sociology Instructor Positions in China

International Academic Alliance (IAA), a New York based education organization, seeks qualified candidates to teach college level Introduction to Sociology courses for our University in High School program conducted at IAA partner schools in China. IAA teaching positions provide Instructors with opportunities to diversify their teaching portfolios and teach rigorous college credit courses in an international setting.

Job Description:

Offered under the auspices of the State University of New York at New Paltz, University in the High School program courses will be taught to high school students preparing for American colleges. The successful candidates will offer Introduction to Sociology courses to grade 12 high school students in IAA partner schools in China.

Responsibilities:

  • Teachers instruct up to 16 hours per week
  • Instructors spend some office hours to prepare classes, materials, do grading and student counseling
  • Work closely with the IAA Head of Schools and/or SUNY New Paltz mentor on:
    • Effective teaching of curricula;
    • Course delivery;
    • Managing or resolving classroom and student issues;
    • Program development and evaluation.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development with American teaching staff, including:
    • Teacher training;
    • Professional mentorship with SUNY New Paltz faculty;
    • Course evaluation;
    • Program assessment.
  • Provide support for students having difficulty with their coursework and work with students and Head of Schools to identify and solve potential problems.

Employment Term:

1 semester to 3 semesters employment terms. Positions available from February 2018 until July 2018 or July 2019.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Candidates must possess at least a Master’s Degree in Sociology or a very closely related field. 
  • 1 year prior teaching experience is preferable, but not required.

Compensation:

  • Negotiable competitive salary.
  • Accommodation: Private 1-bedroom apartment close to school provided.
  • Health insurance provided.
  • Visa sponsorship, assistance with all visa procedures.
  • 1 air ticket provided.

Application Instructions:

The candidate should email the following documents to hr@iaapathway.com by December 31st 2017:

  • Resume;
  • Cover letter;
  • Scanned copies of diploma and transcripts;
  • Publication agenda;
  • Syllabus of courses taught previously (if available);
  • References (if available).

About International Academic Alliance:

The International Academic Alliance (IAA) partners with a network of accredited international schools and American universities to deliver in-demand academic programs. The International Academic Alliance is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability, with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment.

Teach in China – Academic English and College Credit Courses

International Academic Alliance (IAA), a New York based education organization, seeks qualified candidates for full-time teaching and administrative positions in the University in the High School (UHS) program at 3 elite high schools located in major cities in China. 

  1. Academic English Program Instructor (2 positions)
  2. High School Language Arts Instructor (6 positions)
  3. School Director/Instructor (2 positions)
  4. University College courses in Sociology, Intro to Communications and Visual Arts (3 positions)

Offered under the auspices of the State University of New York at New Paltz, University in the High School program courses will be taught to high school students preparing for American colleges.

The successful candidate will be expected to travel to China to teach from February 15, 2018 for duration lasting one semester to 3 semesters.

Weekly teaching load: up to 16 hours of class instruction and some office hours to prepare class materials, grading and student counseling.

Training and Support:

IAA will provide logistical support; IAA New York Program Coordinator will maintain contact with instructor to provide professional and personal support. Training and mentoring will by IAA Head of Schools located at the IAA Ningbo office and/or the SUNY New Paltz faculty mentor throughout the academic year.

Salary and benefits:

This is a contract appointment for a one semester to a 3 semesters beginning February 15, 2018 and ending July 5, 2018 or continue for another academic year to July 5, 2019. Competitive salary and benefits including paid air-fare, travel and health insurance, living accommodation, cultural activities, and professional development programs. The candidate should email a covering letter, resume and evidence of effectiveness in teaching, such as an evaluation by students or peers, and a course syllabus used in prior teaching. 

Candidate Requirements:

Diploma and transcripts, references, and publication agenda, syllabus of course(s) taught and teaching evaluation, if any. 

Candidates for the SUNY New Paltz UHS courses must have a master’s degree in the discipline they propose to teach. Training and teacher mentoring will be provided by SUNY New Paltz, for UHS course instructors however, individuals with some teaching experience are preferred.

Application Instructions:

Please send application materials to us via email: hr@iaapathway.com. Shortlisted applicants for the University’s UHS courses will be interviewed by SUNY New Paltz prior to hire. 

International Academic Alliance and the State University of New York at New Paltz are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability, with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment.

 

 

 

 

 

Early Childhood Specialist

Description:
International Academic Alliance seeks students of graduate early childhood programs to participate in co-developing PreK and Kindergarten lesson plans, read-aloud videos, guided activities and games, and educational toys.

The curriculum adopts a "Understanding by Design" approach, therefore, the classes are created to inspire in children a passion to wonder, discover, create and learn.

We are putting together a team with diverse backgrounds and interest, who will work in a collaborative environment under the guidance of experienced EC consultants and teachers. The team will have the combined knowledge, training, or interest in lesson development, drama/singing/acting/ reading, videography, graphic arts, computer animation and children's book illustration.

How to apply :
Please send application materials to us via email: hr@iaapathway.com.
Include the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Credentials scans (diplomas; certifications; etc.)

Please consider your application received upon successful sending. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.
International Academic Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This is a paid position. Compensation will be commensurate with skills and experience. Employment may be part-time with possible transitioning to full-time

Data Coordination Intern

Job Description

International Academic Alliance is seeking a Data Coordination intern based out of the New York office, to assist with managing and coordinating a student Learning Management System (LMS).

Principal Tasks

  • Work closely with IT team to develop comprehensive system for organization of data across the IAA programs which utilize the LMS
  • In collaboration with IT team and program supervisors, assist with developing new or innovative uses of the LMS to promote smooth operation of student programs.
  • Ensure accurate data entry and regular record keeping for administrative, student records maintenance, and course academic content on an LMS.
  • Follow up with individuals to ensure records are accurate and timely. Track records both paper and electronic.
  • Hold training sessions on effective use of the LMS when needed, aimed at both academic administrators and student users. Develop/enhance LMS usage instructions and training materials for posting on the LMS “Help” section.

Qualifications

  • Current graduate students and upper-division undergraduates welcome.
  • Background in computer science or data management helpful. Work experience with organizing client information for a high-volume services company and student databases helpful.

*Location: *New York

The candidate should email a Cover Letter and Resume. Email to hr@iaapathway.com.

International Academic Alliance is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability, with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment.

Outreach Director – Hiring for Immediate Position

Job Description

International Academic Alliance is seeking an Outreach Director based out of the New York office. IAA works with international and American higher education institutions and K-12 schools to develop innovative education pathways.

Principal Tasks

  • Plan/execute marketing strategies and develop enrollment channels aimed at increasing student enrollment in the IAA academic programs. To this end, the Outreach Director will:
  • Develop strategic partnerships and generate networking opportunities between IAA and professional industries/education institutions.
  • Conduct marketing research and analyze market potential of programs which can be used to inform outreach and student target efforts.
  • Develop process for outreach, follow-up, proposals and further discussions/meetings with potential institutional and corporate partners.
  • Draft press releases, announcements, develop presentations and generate outreach activities on behalf of company.
  • Expertly present and communicate the company and its programs to the public, prospective students, and at professional industry events such as seminars, fairs, etc.

Qualification

  • 2+ years’ experience in outreach and marketing for education purposes and/or education institutions, preferably in a leadership role.
  • Requisite academic background, communication skills, knowledge of American higher education.
  • Familiar with use of social media channels for outreach and marketing purposes.

*Location: *New York

The candidate should email a Cover Letter and Resume. Email to hr@iaapathway.com.

International Academic Alliance is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability, with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment.

Digital Marketing Intern

ABOUT IAA

The International Academic Alliance (IAA) collaborates with universities across the US to create educational pathways in nursing, business and technology. IAA programs are customized to fit the needs of students in the US and other parts of the world.

ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP

This internship offers an opportunity for students to gain valuable real-life work experience in an education management company. Training and mentoring is provided by the marketing team to the intern, whose digital marketing portfolio is developed by the end of the 3-month summer internship. The intern will gain experience in designing promotional material such as brochures, ads, and flyers for online and print, learn how to work with a client, follow projects from design to print, contribute to its existing social media campaign and branding strategies, and create new strategies to enhance IAA’s web presence. This is a 3-month summer internship program, with a total of 20 hours/week (flexible hours Monday-Friday between 9am to 6pm). A stipend of $10 for lunch plus reimbursement of monthly metro card will be offered.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute to existing social media campaigns through content creation, research, and strategy brainstorming
  • Create designs for promotional material such as print and online ads, banners, brochures, flyers, etc.
  • Assist in developing promotional videos and upload to relevant websites
  • Update content on existing website and create SEO strategies to enhance web presence
  • Coordinate and assist in the organization of workshops and open-house events
  • Assist in marketing related tasks
  • Assist in office tasks as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s in business, management, marketing, or related field
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and MS Office Suite. Knowledge of Adobe Final Cut Pro
  • Analytical thinking, ability to contribute new ideas, excellent follow-up skills
  • Strong written and oral communication is required

HOW TO APPLY

The candidate should email a cover letter, resume, and a portfolio containing work you’ve done related to digital marketing or design to hr@iaaprograms.com.

*International Academic Alliance is committed to providing equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability, with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment.* ᐧ

Accounting Associate

Company Profile

International Academic Alliance (IAA) is an education service company that collaborates with higher education institutions to provide quality, high-demand academic programs to students in the US and abroad. With global headquarters in New York, and operations throughout China, India, and Singapore, IAA designs and delivers successful academic solutions around the world. With our own team of international education experts and through our prestigious global network of high school, college and university partners, IAA stands apart in its ability to develop high-quality academic programs worldwide.

Position

Part-Time or Full-Time Associate Accountant to assist with administrative, bookkeeping, clerical, budgeting, accounts payable/receivable and payroll duties.  With much of IAA’s programs delivered overseas in China and India, the Associate Accountant must ideally be knowledgeable of American and Chinese tax laws as it pertains to IAA employee’s payroll.  He/She will be responsible for managing the day to day operations as well as creating periodic financial reports for IAA’s management and advisory board’s review.

Responsibilities

  • Daily income/expense reports
  • Budgeting - track & estimate expenses and income
  • Handle bank deposits and ensure deposits of merchant credit card receipts
  • Manage and process payroll through Intuit Quickbooks
  • Sync student information data from the school’s Student Information System with Quickbooks
  • Organize and process check requests, employee reimbursements, and company purchase orders
  • Quickbooks - track student invoices/payments daily as well as data entry of expenses and bank 
  • deposits
  • Petty Cash - maintain and track petty cash
  • Communicate with IAA’s consultants, directors, and employees it’s various centers as needed
  • Upkeep accounting system with IAA offices in China  
  • Generate monthly bank reconciliations
  • Generate year-end tax documents such as W2s, 1099s, and 1098s
  • Maintain employee files and record vacation, sick, or personal leave days for all full-time staff

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or master degree candidate in related field
  • Related experience preferred - basic accounting practices and procedures
  • Ability to analyze and plan budget months in advance
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong proficiency of Excel and Quickbooks
  • Ability to solve problems independently and determine best course of action
  • Work as a team member and foster a cooperative work environment

*More details provided upon request. If you have any questions, contact us at hr@iaaprograms.com