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Job Req ID:  25076

CTY Summer Academic Dean's Assistant for UAE Project


The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth is a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced K-12 students around the world. We provide today’s brightest students with fun, challenging courses; a community of engaged learners; and a strong foundation for future success in college and their careers. Want to join our team? We are looking for mission-driven problem-solvers who can thrive in CTY’s diverse, collaborative, fast-paced, and results-driven work environment. We value innovation, creativity, integrity, and a shared commitment to the bright young people we serve.


General Summary/Purpose:

To support CTY International project at sites in Abu Dhabi and Ajman, United Arab Emirates by assisting the CTY project manager and teachers in teaching high ability UAE students as part of a sponsored summer academic program.

Project dates: 6/28/2020 - 7/29/2020.


NOTE: This position is not benefits eligible. Multiple Positions Available



  • Work with the program director and teachers on day-to-day administration of the academic program at the site
  • Assist with checking supply purchases and distribution to courses
  • Schedule computer and science lab time
  • Assist with the final student evaluations
  • Observe classroom instruction and provide coaching when needed
  • Assist with other clerical tasks


Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university is required
  • At least two years of related experience is required, such as instruction or tutoring of adolescent students.
  • Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills, maturity, responsibility, and creativity.

Additional (graduate) education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula.


Preferred Requirements:

  • Master's degree is preferred.
  • Experience working in CTY Summer Programs is preferred.


Required Special Skills and Knowledge:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Positive, proactive, and professional written and spoken communication skills using various technology is critical.
  • Must be very student-oriented.
  • Moderate proficiency with Microsoft Office software

Physical Requirements for the Job:

  • Ability to sit in a normal seated position for extended periods of time
  • Dexterity of hands to operate a computer keyboard, mouse pad and other office machinery
  • The incumbent will be required to communicate regularly via telephone and face to face with internal and external customers and must be able to exchange accurate and timely information in these settings
  • Position also requires a degree of mobility common to working in an office environment; bending, kneeling or standing during events and presentations may be required.
  • Instructors are required to travel and navigate a school campus with or without ADA accommodations. This may include traversing some long distances across campus. In addition, some instructors may be required to navigate travel between off-site housing accommodations and the site campus.
  • Some lifting and moving may be required.
  • Expected to travel to site in economy class and be prepared to begin work after one day’s rest.


Supervisory Responsibility:

  • May supervise or observe Seasonal Instructors, including coaching - if needed.


Additional Information:

  • Candidate must be authorized to work in the US and must live in the US or another area in which JHU/CTY has a business entity.
  • Incumbent must provide own laptop computer for use while abroad.
  • International travel is required for this position and staff are to be prepared to work on the first day of employment.  Airfare (economy), lodging, meals, and UAE ground transportation provided by the sponsor organization.
  • All applicants must be eligible for employment in the US without sponsorship. Additionally, staff in this role will often travel to countries with additional entry requirements. As such, candidates must have a valid US passport for at least six months from the start of the program, and no reason to be denied entry into the country.
  • The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
  • All employees participating in or serving children in University programs must participate in mandatory Child Abuse Prevention online training on the appropriate conduct around children, protecting children from abuse and neglect, and reporting of known or suspected child abuse and neglect.


Classified Title: CTY Site Academic Program Assistant 
Working Title: CTY Summer Academic Dean's Assistant for UAE Project  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/02/OC 
Starting Salary Range: $4,200 total pay
Employee group: Limited 
Schedule: 6/28/20-7/29/20 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location:  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Department name: 60001404-CTY International 
Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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