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University Mentor/Field Supervisor

Company: National Louis University (NLU)
Location: Huntington
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Posting Details

Term Length Varies

Position Status Part Time

Position Title University Mentor/Field Supervisor

Campus Other

If other, please specify

Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Grades, Secondary Education, Special Education.
Elementary supervisors in Chicago (south) and southern suburbs;
Secondary World Language Chicago (south and west)
Secondary Math Chicago (south and west) and suburbs
Secondary Math and MGE Math Middle Grades Education (Chicago)

Position Summary

The University Mentor/Field Supervisor for Teacher Preparation Programs at National Louis University reports to the Director of the Office of Field Experiences ( OFE ).
Mentor/Supervisors will provide direct NLU / NCE representation to the partner school/district for at least one term with possible placement for Practicum II and Student Teaching. Minimum mentoring clock hours required per NLU student is 12.5 mentoring clock hours for Practicum 2 and 25 mentoring clock hours for student teaching, not including travel time. Travel time is reimbursed through a travel expense supplement.
The University Mentor/Field Supervisor's primary responsibilities include:
- Serving as liaison between NCE / NLU and the local school.
- Developing a relationship with the site school leadership that supports and enhances NLU's mission and goals.
- Discussing with the school co-mentor and the student a strategy and time-line for meeting any course requirements.
- Accommodating a NLU student's schedule while also meeting the site school's students and teachers' desired outcomes.
- Directly observing NLU students at their assigned school.
- Providing on-going feedback to NLU students of lesson plans, observations, etc.
- Arranging and conducting appraisal and assessment meetings with all parties to encourage and facilitate the professional growth of the candidate.
- Attending required professional development opportunities offered by the Office of Field Experiences at NCE .
This position is contracted by term and per student on an as-needed basis.

About NLU
National Louis University ( NLU ) is looking to honor its past while defining a bold new future as a contemporary, comprehensive university that prepares diverse students for sustained professional success with a deep commitment to Access, Excellence, Innovation and Equity. The university is focused on inspiring and empowering all learners to be leaders ready to address tomorrow's challenges in the context of increasing global urbanization. NLU is dedicated to providing a career-building, life-changing education that is accessible to all students. The University offers 80 + programs within its five colleges: National College of Education, Kendall College of Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management, Undergraduate College, College of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences and the School of Business and Information Technology. The University serves over 9,700 students per year and has experienced unprecedented growth in its undergraduate programming. Most students are from Illinois, but the University also attracts students from throughout the U.S. and from around the world who take advantage of campus based, blended and online programming.

Founded in 1886, National Louis University is a private not-for-profit university offering programs through the doctoral level. NLU is also classified as an Engaged Institution by the Carnegie Foundation and has been named as a top ten institution by Money Magazine where its alumni believe they are making the world "a better place." The University has had more Golden Apple Award winners among its graduates in teacher preparation than any institution across the state. The University has a deep commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and is among the top 25 most diverse national universities according to U.S. News and World Report (2019). Graduates from NLU enter the workforce earning an estimated $43,000 per year after graduation, ranking NLU among the top five of all Illinois post-secondary schools. The University has received more than $80 million in funding for applied research projects in urban development, childhood development, school improvement, and teacher preparation. NLU recognized as a national leader in closing the post-secondary completion through its innovative approach to undergraduate education.

NLU is located in the center of Chicago's downtown loop, across the street from the Art Institute, in an area which has been recognized as America's largest campus with over 25 institutions and 50,000 students attending a college across the city. In addition, the University has several suburban locations and a Florida regional campus.


University Mentor/Field Supervisors will possess:
- Minimum of a Bachelor's degree (Master's degree preferred),
- Licensure in specific State of Illinois licensure areas preferred, and
- Must have a minimum of 3 years of classroom teaching experience and/or equivalent related experience in the field.

*Current professional field experience preferred.

Posting Number ADJ436

Number of Vacancies

Desired Start Date

Open Until Filled No

Special Instructions Summary

Please attach scanned or downloaded copies of official transcripts for all graduate and terminal degrees completed and for all relevant graduate coursework. Official documentation from the university(ies) via mail or e-transcript may be required if approved to teach any course(s).

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