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Asst. Director for Teaching, Learning and Technology at UMBC

PERSONNEL STATUS: Exempt, Full-time, Regular
DEPARTMENT: Faculty Development Center
CLOSING DATE: 24-FEB-12

RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Director, the incumbent will work with the Director to provide support to faculty in their teaching, specifically through services designed to foster effective pedagogy. Specific duties and responsibilities include: supporting initiatives on campus that encourage active learning, pedagogical innovation, and the use of technology to create greater access for students and promote better learning outcomes; assisting faculty in course design and redesign; facilitating the use of technology to enhance student learning; providing pedagogical resources; observing classes and collecting student feedback as requested; planning and participating in activities (including workshops and special events) designed to promote scholarly, evidence-based teaching; and performing other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Experience: Requires a Masters degree (Ph.D. preferred) and at least two years of teaching experience in higher education. Prior experience in faculty development work preferred. Expertise in course management systems (e.g. Blackboard), web conferencing, and clickers desired. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with faculty and administrators with different disciplinary backgrounds required.

SALARY: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION: For best consideration, submit (email preferred) a cover letter, resume, teaching philosophy statement, and the contact information for three professional references by February 24, 2012 (resumes will be accepted until the position is filled) to: Dr. Linda Hodges, Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, Director, Faculty Development Center, UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, Email: lhodges@umbc.edu