Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Director, the Associate Director works closely with the Columbia Business School faculty by planning and implementing programmatic activities designed to help improve the effectiveness of classroom content and delivery, while being responsive to student survey feedback. The Associate Director manages internal programmatic opportunities aimed at expanding the Institute management initiatives, such as processes related to Adjunct recruiting through onboarding and real-time feedback opportunities for all CBS faculty.
1.Independently sources potential adjunct faculty from job boards, inbound requests, and peer institutions and makes recommendations regarding inviting to vetting process. 2.Oversees the vetting and tracking process regarding adjunct faculty and communicates with stakeholders regarding prospective adjunct faculty, this includes maintaining the 'adjunct database' and course gap tracker. Makes strategic recommendations as appropriate to senior leadership. 3.Plans, manages, synthesizes feedback, and communicates Mock Lectures for prospective adjunct faculty, new faculty, and new courses. 4.Contributes to planning, communication, and execution of New Adjunct and New Faculty Orientations and other events and opportunities to foster a collaborative community among faculty. May include leading portions of workshops. 5.Contributes to the onboarding of new faculty, including preparing teaching-related communications to help new faculty get ready to teach and to connect them with the resources they need to succeed in the classroom, updating New and Returning Faculty Checklists on a semester basis, and providing resources as needed to Teaching Mentors for new full-time faculty. 6.Plans, disseminates, and analyzes new and returning adjunct feedback surveys. 7.Maintains and updates the Samberg Teaching Resources Page utilizing the Canvas system. Assists in research and preparation of material created by Samberg for faculty. 8.Coordinates, communicates, tracks, and solicits feedback on coaching and class observation supports for faculty. Conducts class observations, providing direct feedback to faculty. Contributes to identifying and vetting new coaching vendors. 9.Contributes to planning, communication, and execution of Faculty Development Days and other faculty-facing development workshops and programs. May include leading portions of workshops. 10.Periodically reviews and provides written syntheses of faculty evaluation data (quantitative and qualitative) to support other Samberg workflows. 11.Supports student government's Academic Committee initiatives. Periodically conducts student focus groups and/or engages with students on course and professor feedback to improve Samberg processes and CBS courses. 12.Participates in other related projects as needed; likely involving faculty data tracking and analysis, participating in hiring processes for Samberg staff and consultants, and preparing written reports on Samberg activities.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent required. Minimum three years of related experience required.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills (oral, written, and presentation) are required. Must be detail-oriented with the ability to work both independently and in a team based environment. Must have a thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including using Excel and other tools for basic data analysis. Must be interested in teaching best practices and understanding business school curriculum.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with business school faculty and staff preferred. Experience evaluating the quality of teaching preferred. Direct teaching experience welcome but not required.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.