Director of Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Georgia Highlands College
|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 https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service for more information.
This is an excellent opportunity to impact the lives of literally thousands of students and their families.
? 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.
? 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 is September 21, 2018. Applications will be screened as received.