Columbia University Associate Director in New York, New York

Job TitleAssociate Director

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number 095590

Department 2209- CTL Ctr for Teach & Lrng

Location Morningside

Job Type Officer Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit

If temporary, indicate duration

Hours Per Week

Job Family Education and Training

Salary Grade 14

Salary Range Commensurate with experience

Advertised Summary Job Description Columbia's Center for Teaching and Learning is now accepting applications for Associate Director in its Faculty Programs and Services group.

Reporting to the Director of Faculty Programs and Services, the Associate Director will:

1) Design and implement new programs in professional development in pedagogy and effective teaching and learning practices for faculty, postdoctoral researchers, adjuncts, and other instructors at Columbia University. Establish working relationships with these populations through the development of new faculty orientations, institutes, workshops, and other programming informed by the scholarship of educational development. Initiate learning communities and other cohort-building experiences centered in the CTL.

2) Design and disseminate instructional resources. Identify and promote pedagogical methods appropriate to specific disciplinary settings and a diverse student body. Author curricula tailored to targeted faculty populations for learning communities, seminars and institutes in teaching and learning, as well as online materials such as teaching guides, blogs and other social media posts. Design and grow new consultation, classroom observation, and other teaching support services for faculty; support teaching portfolios and programming customized to subject area domains of faculty teaching at Columbia.

3) Recruit, supervise, and mentor staff. Co-facilitate workshops and co-design new initiatives, assigning work as suitable for each assistant director. Support their growth in new areas of expertise.

4) Keep abreast of research, trends, and innovations in teaching and learning as applied to classroom and online learning environments, through appropriate publication channels and collaborations beyond the university. Consult and collaborate with learning designers and CTL communications staff on projects and initiatives that integrate best pedagogical practices.

5) Contribute to strategic planning for the Center for Teaching and Learning, identify and form partnerships on campus to address new needs and opportunities for teaching support, integrate best practices and resources available beyond Columbia into the work of the CTL, and represent the CTL's work at briefings, campus visits, conferences, and other academic venues.

6) Working closely with the Associate Director for Assessment and Evaluation, recommend development of CTL programs and services that is based on ongoing assessment of faculty and student learning, and other evidence of impact.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Bachelor's degree and 5-7 years of related experience required.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant -University teaching experience and well-developed teaching, research, and assessment skills.

  • Current knowledge of best practices and emerging trends in teaching and learning.

  • Experience in applying research to curricular innovations and faculty development.

-Strong communication skills and service-oriented approach to individuals at all levels and across disciplines.

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with administrators, academic units, faculty, graduate students, and staff.

-Excellent organizational, analytical, and program development skills.

  • Ability to juggle multiple assignments and provide high quality, timely support. Demonstrated commitment to diversity in the academic environment.

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications - Doctorate in an academic discipline

  • Experience as a faculty member in an academic program

  • Experience implementing programs and services in a Teaching and Learning Center

  • Contribution to scholarship in discipline or in teaching and learning

  • Working knowledge of program assessment and evaluation

  • Supervisory experience

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Special Indications

This position works with: There are no special indications for this position

HIPAA Compliance training required No

Participation in Medical Surveillance required No

What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date 11-09-2018

Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled

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