Institute for International Cooperation and Development

IICD Michigan was incorporated in 1997 as a not-for-profit organization in the state of Michigan. IICD Michigan is an independent research non-profit. The Internal Revenue Service has determined that IICD Michigan is an organization as described in the revenue code 501(c) 3. This means that IICD is exempt from federal taxation of its activities and that donors can deduct donations to IICD from the income declared in their tax return. The organization will not discriminate by race, ethnicity, national origins, religious belief, gender or orientation.

 

Job Opening

 

International Specialist Educator           

Institute for International Cooperation and Development has a job opening for an International Specialist Educator.

 

Responsibilities:

  • §Responsible for teaching English to foreign students as a second language.
  • §Responsible for giving courses about different cultures, ethnic groups, traditions, country development and political structure.
  • §Responsible for hosting and taking part in workshops, instructing about the conditions and challenges in living and working in rural developing communities and introducing simple solutions for issues within health, hygiene, and food production.
  • §Responsible for preparing and delivering lectures and conducting workshops regarding adjusting to life in third-world settings, with emphasis on communication, cultural do's & don’ts based on specific ethnicity, personal health and hygiene, travel arrangements, immigration documentation requirements and procedures, handling of money and personal security.
  • §Prepare course materials and assignments.
  • §Evaluate and grade examinations and assignments.
  • §Responsible for keeping abreast of development in the field by reading current literature, attending talks and conferences, and talking with colleagues.
  • §Conduct data collection, research and analysis regarding the ethnic development projects in Africa and Latin America.
  • §Initiate proposals for implementing new educational methods and methods of instruction in Africa and Latin America. Facilitate promoting the programs of IICD and enrolling participants for future teams.
  • §Assist the Director in monitoring the Institute's teaching program budget.
  • §Responsible for implementing Social Action research projects.

 

Minimum hiring requirements:

Five years’ experience as a teacher, instructor, or trainer, paid or unpaid, in a third-world country or environment.

Two weeks per year in a 3rd-world country to perform evaluations and teach courses.

Five years / 60 months’ experience as a teacher or instructor or trainer.

 

 

Please mail applications to:

Institute for International Cooperation and Development

56968 Dailey Road, Dowagiac, Michigan 49047             

 

 

About IICD

IICD Michigan

Year Course Duration Period
2012 Fighting With The Poor 18 Months February 2012 - July 2013
May 2012 - October 2013
August 2012 - January 2013
November 2012 - April 2013
2013 Fighting With The Poor 18 Months February 2013 - July 2014
May 2013 - October 2014
August 2013 - January 2014
November 2013 - April 2014
OWU Licentiate Degree in Pedagogy 36 Months September 2013 - August 2016
2014 Fighting With The Poor 18 Months February 2014 - July 2015
May 2014 - October 2015
OWU Licentiate Degree in Pedagogy 36 Months September 2014 - August 2017