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Associate Director

DATE POSTED:2013-08-26
POSITION TITLE:Associate Director
CATEGORY:Professional
PERSONNEL STATUS:Exempt, Full-time, Regular
DEPARTMENT:Faculty Development Center
CLOSING DATE:2013-10-01
RESPONSIBILITIES:Reporting to the Director, the incumbent will play a key role in helping the University realize its vision to be a national leader in pedagogical innovation and excellence in teaching. Specific duties include: working with individuals and departments as they plan, implement, and evaluate projects to enhance student learning; playing a critical role in assisting faculty and departments in making effective choices in course design and pedagogical strategies; leveraging the power of instructional technology in web-based learning activities; designing evaluation plans and interpreting results; supporting faculty through Faculty Development Center services such as workshops, consultations, midterm feedback program, and class observations; supporting scholarly teaching and the scholarship of teaching and learning through several faculty learning communities; and performing other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Education/Experience: Requires a Masterís degree (Ph.D. strongly preferred) in a discipline represented at the university and at least two years of teaching experience in higher education. Expertise in qualitative and quantitative measurement methods required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with faculty and administrators with different disciplinary backgrounds a must. Prior experience in faculty development work preferred. Some experience with instructional technology and course management systems (e.g. Blackboard) desired.
SALARY:Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
APPLICATION:For best consideration, submit by email a cover letter, resume, teaching philosophy statement, and the contact information for three professional references by October 1, 2013 (applications 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




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