The Associate Director will manage a portfolio of programs to realize the vision and goals of the new Center. The successful candidate will build relationships with the campus community, serve as a collaborative leader of programs designed to support faculty success by adopting and implementing evidence-based teaching practices at the institution, and assist the Director and Teaching for Learning team to achieve the mission of the Center.
Reporting to the Director of the Teaching for Learning Center, the Associate Director will share in responsibility for the daily operations of the Center, including data-driven planning, implementation, and assessment of programs and events; supervision of staff; and grant-writing. The successful candidate will deliver programs that promote a scholarly approach to teaching excellence that are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Assisting with the management of the Center's programs, sessions, and working groups
Providing faculty development opportunities for faculty and all instructors
Providing career-specific programming for both new and experienced faculty
Playing a key role with new faculty and graduate instructor orientations
Supporting peer mentoring and peer coaching activities
Supporting learning communities/communities of practice related to teaching and learning
Managing aspects of our institutional membership with the CIRTL network
Advising on research projects in the scholarship of teaching and learning
Engaging students as partners in teaching for learning
Creating data visualizations for the teaching and learning ecosystem at MU
Assessing the Teaching for Learning Center for continuous quality improvement
The Associate Director will work collaboratively with the T4LC's Advisory Board and other campus units also providing extensive teaching and curricular support (e.g., MU Libraries; Division of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity; Graduate School; Assessment Resource Center; Office of Service Learning; Campus Writing Program; Educational Technologies at Missouri; Academic Support Center).
Minimum of 2 years' experience in Faculty Education/Development
Statement of contribution to inclusion, diversity, and equity
Statement of teaching excellence in a university setting
Experience in writing successful grant proposals
Eligible for faculty appointment at University of Missouri
Experience in program development, data analysis, and assessment
Excellent presentation, writing, and collaboration skills
Leadership and supervisory experience
Evidence of scholarship of teaching and learning
Familiarity with Association of American Universities (AAU) and its metrics
Experience working in a post-secondary teaching center or equivalent
Experience in a variety of course delivery methods
Demonstrated budgetary experience
Letter of application in which candidates describe in detail their qualifications for the position
Statement on inclusion, diversity, and equity
Evidence of teaching effectiveness and/or faculty development effectiveness
Names and contact information for three references
The CV/Resume and Cover Letter must be uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section. Other materials must be uploaded in the Attachments section of the application.
Review of applications will begin on April 30, 2019.
Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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