Rowan University is a public comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 16,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven colleges and five schools: the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked third among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report.
SUMMARY An exciting opportunity exists for an energetic individual to develop and coordinate our faculty and student academic support activities. Working primarily with the medical school faculty and medical student population, assists with the development and delivery of teaching support and learning support activities for faculty and medical students, respectively to enhance the teaching process, support the faculty’s personal development efforts and maximize student learning.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. (Other duties may be assigned.)
•Collaborate with Senior Associate Dean and Director of Academic Affairs to determine faculty development needs, implement a faculty development plan and assess the plan to support the continuous improvement of instructional skills, classroom management skills and assessment knowledge.
•Coordinate faculty development activities such as arranging guest speakers, delivering group workshops and individual coaching sessions, conducting new faculty orientation, developing mentoring programs, assessing learner skills and qualifications and measuring training success.
•Supervise /manage event details including planning events, securing dates and locations, coordinating travel arrangements, publicity, food, room reservations, supplies and staffing.
•Become the expert on current / innovative faculty development trends and serve as a resource to assist faculty members in this vein. Work closely with faculty chairs and governance leaders to assure effective faculty development models. Maintain collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, administration, and students.
•Support a cohort of students, providing academic advising and counseling support for those who may be struggling academically.
•Conduct academic research to assess and improve student learning and evaluate the effectiveness of curricular initiatives.
•Team up with other Center for Teaching and Learning staff to seek additional avenues of faculty and student support. Perform grant writing as needed to support and extend academic support programs.
•Understand and adhere to Rowan’s compliance standards as they appear in the University’s Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.
•Keep abreast of all pertinent federal, state and Rowan regulations, laws, and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Master’s degree plus two (2) years or more of administrative experience required. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required. Grant writing experience preferred. Additional related experience may be substituted for the degree on a year-for-year basis.
Please be advised that some positions are subject to the residency requirements of the NJ First Act (N.J.S.A. 52:14-7, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any person hired into identified positions shall either have their principal residence in New Jersey or they have one year from the date of employment to establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey. The law also provides that any person may petition a State committee for an exemption from the requirements based on critical need or hardship.
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.
The Stratford, NJ Campus is a Tobacco-Free Workplace.
A leading public institution, Rowan University combines liberal education with professional preparation from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Rowan provides a collaborative, learning-centered environment in which highly qualified and diverse faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, and community service. Through intellectual, social and cul...tural contributions, the University enriches the lives of those in the campus community and surrounding region.