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Associate Director, NYIT Center for Teaching and Learning

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) at New York Institute of Technology is seeking a dynamic individual for the position of Associate Director. The successful candidate will have strong interest and experience in innovative uses of technology for instruction and will work with faculty to integrate high-impact educational practices (HIPs) into the curriculum and in development of online and blended courses.

 

Reporting to the director of the CTL, the Associate Director will create and lead strategic initiatives to foster adoption of high-impact educational practices (HIPs) and of emerging educational technologies at the course, program, and school levels. He or she will collaborate with deans, chairs, and other support units to build consensus and commitment to providing high-quality, transformative educational experiences for students. This work will include designing, delivering, and assessing programming that supports incorporation of HIPs and interdisciplinary content into courses and programs; championing course and program redesign for effective use of educational technology in online, blended, and enhanced formats; identifying new trends and advocating for use of evidence-based best practices in teaching and learning.


The Associate Director will, in collaboration with the director, support faculty in their teaching and scholarship and will assist with new faculty orientation and related activities. Additional responsibilities include partnering with other units and committees on instruction- and assessment-related projects, supervision of additional CTL staff, and managing procurement, budget, and web pages. There may be an opportunity to teach in his or her area of expertise.

Required education and experience:
PhD in an academic discipline (STEM or Instructional/Educational Technology preferred); minimum 5 years higher education experience that includes designing and delivering educational development programs; knowledge of high-impact educational practices and experience in their implementation and assessment; knowledge of instructional design as applied to online, blended, and on-campus courses; and experience with a wide variety of educational technologies. Teaching experience in higher education is preferred, as is an understanding of how digital technologies and social media are shaping higher education.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to keep multiple projects moving forward, high attention to detail, and the ability to maintain confidentiality. Experience in developing and facilitating Faculty Learning Communities is preferred, as is familiarity with learning management systems, particularly Blackboard 9 or Canvas Instructure.

Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position is available immediately.

For immediate consideration please submit letter of interest and CV to: ctl.jobs@nyit.edu and reference RA# 2522 in the subject line.


WPI STEM Faculty Launch Workshop September 22-23, 2016

Learn how to pursue, apply for, and successfully launch your faculty career with the STEM Faculty Launch Workshop, a premier workshop for graduate students and post-doctoral researchers seeking tenure-track positions.


This second annual workshop, based at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, MA, is open to candidates nationwide. Women and traditionally underrepresented minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Participants attend a variety of interactive sessions, present their research to expert faculty, and gain exposure to project-based learning, a hallmark of WPI education.

All invited participants receive funding to cover travel expenses to and from WPI as well as lodging and meals during the workshop.

Learn about critical topics for new and aspiring faculty:

    1. Telling your story through public speaking and social media.
    2. Preparing your teaching statement with evidence-based teaching practice.
    3. Designing an effective research statement.
    4. Preparing for the on-campus interview.
    5. Writing successful grants.
    6. Negotiating for a tenure-track position.

The application deadline is August 12, 2016. Visit the Faculty Launch Website to apply.

Gallaudet University Seeks Associate Provost of Student Success and Academic Quality

The Associate Provost for Student Success and Academic Quality (APSSAQ) provides strategic leadership, analytic support and oversight to provide students with integrated, high quality programming, beginning with their first contact with the university as enrolled new students and following through to degree completion and movement into productive post graduation endeavors; supports faculty leadership in the development of core curriculum; oversees institutional research, accreditation, academic support services, and faculty development; facilitates new program review; serves as a member of the academic affairs leadership team; and reports directly to the Provost.   


For more information and to apply, please visit the Galludet University jobs site. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources department at 202-652-5352.


You can view the full job description here.

 

 

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