Director of Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Georgia Highlands College
Job Description
Job Description Summary

This position directs the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, including instructional design and faculty development initiatives for the College.

Georgia Highlands is a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for the individual selected to grow with us. With a focus on employee wellness and development, the culture is warm and embracing, while the work is fast paced and challenging.Regular full-time staff, administrators, and faculty enjoy the abundant array of University System health, retirement, and other benefits which includes tuition assistance after six months of employment. Additionally, GHC is a qualifying employer under the Department of Education Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF). This program provides student loan repayment and forgiveness for qualifying loans for eligible full-time employees. See for more information.

This is an excellent opportunity to impact the lives of literally thousands of students and their families.

Key Qualifications

? Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a doctorate in a course of study related to the occupational field.
? Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years of experience or service.
? Higher education teaching experience preferred.

Key Responsibilities

? Provides vision and leadership for the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), including instructional design and faculty development initiatives.
? Contributes to college-wide strategic planning efforts for matters related to instructional design and faculty development.
? Assesses needs for faculty development, including new, veteran, and part-time faculty.
? Manages instructional design projects and problems.
? Provides leadership for individual and group training on a wide variety of pedagogical approaches and practices.
? Researches and disseminates best practices in college teaching and learning.
? Provides leadership in the management, staffing, and budgeting of the CETL.
? Develops, implements, and assesses programs that support faculty development and the CETL.
? Facilitates new faculty orientation, New Faculty Academy, and faculty mentoring programs.
? Communicates with senior leadership team(s) about CETL initiatives, progress, and needs.
? Promotes a culture of faculty engagement and collaboration through programming, outreach, and publicity.
? Aids in developing and sustaining institutional policies, practices, and infrastructure that recognize and celebrate faculty success and achievements.
? Consults with other divisions and/or departments to meet goals of ongoing and new initiatives related to instructional design, faculty development, and student success.
? Manages TLC and related websites and collateral.
? Serves as Blackboard Collaborate trainer, facilitator, and secondary administrator.
? Participates in wide variety of committee work at departmental and college level.
? Serves as USG CTL-Consortium representative.
? Teaches at least one academic course per year.
? Performs other duties related to the job.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

? Knowledge of University System of Georgia policies
? Knowledge of Georgia Highlands College policies and procedures
? Knowledge of a wide variety of educational, instructional design, and human performance improvement models and theories
? Knowledge of group and personalized training strategies
? Knowledge of effective formative and summative evaluation and assessment techniques
? Knowledge of course development and implementation strategies
? Knowledge of institutional budgeting
? Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs
? Skill in online pedagogy and classroom management
? Skill in communicating with full- and part-time faculty and staff
? Skill in the completion of required reports
? Skill in oral and written communication

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants attach unofficial transcripts.
Official transcript required upon hiring.

Application Deadline

Application deadline is September 21, 2018. Applications will be screened as received.

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