Associate Director, CTLE – (190220)
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach Campus is currently recruiting an Associate Director within our Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence. Our CTLE has an embedded model of educational development, with associate directors located in each of the campus’ four colleges. We are currently hiring an Associate Director who will work with faculty in Humanities/Communication, Security Studies and International Affairs, Human Factors and Behavioral Neurobiology, and ROTC.
Our new associate director will build programming to facilitate faculty adoption of a variety of evidence-based teaching practices. The Associate Director will promote research on evidence-based teaching practices and work closely with our IT organization, the Hunt Library, the Office of Undergraduate Research, and other departments as appropriate. Candidates should be excellent communicators and adept at working with faculty in a variety of settings and contexts, from one-on-one consultations to larger group settings.
Responsibilities include the following:
Aid faculty with their instructional and pedagogical practices. Design, develop, facilitate, and assess appropriate activities to aid faculty to improve teaching and learning in their departments and programs and to promote research on teaching and learning practices. Activities may include workshops, book discussions, presentations, short courses, summer institutes, and the like.
Consult with faculty on course redesigns. Assist faculty with course redesigns through consultations and assistance with instructional design concepts, current pedagogical practices, the integration of digital teaching and learning tools, and other concepts as appropriate.
Train and consult with faculty on technology to improve instruction. Provide training resources for faculty on the major instructional technologies provided by the University. This will include creating training resources and conducting group training sessions with faculty as well as assisting faculty one-on-one when needed.
Initiate, manage, and assess larger CTLE administrative projects and initiatives as required. Work with CTLE leadership on specific initiatives, such as researching emerging digital teaching and learning technologies, researching innovative pedagogical practices, supervising student assistants, writing white papers, initiating and managing large-scale projects, making presentations to leadership and academic departments to promote CTLE, aiding with CTLE administrative activities, and other tasks as required.
Doctorate preferred, but ABD Candidates will be considered.
Minimum of 3-5 years of work related experience, including at least 3 years of teaching experience.
Skilled in performing administrative tasks and supervising personnel when needed.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Advanced research skills in the areas of evidence-based teaching practices.
Strong project management skills
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with faculty, CTLE staff, IT staff, and Library staff.
Must be a self-starter with the ability to work without close supervision.
To apply: submit a vita, cover letter, and contact information for three references who could speak to your skills as a faculty developer. Applications should be submitted by Friday, April 19 to be considered for the position.