Senior Associate Director for Teaching Initiatives & Programs **(Revised)**

Princeton, NJ
Mar 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition # 2017-7074
Department Teaching and Learning Center
Category Academic Administration
Date Posted 1/10/2017
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline ..


Reporting to the Director of the McGraw Center, the Senior Associate Director for Teaching Initiatives and Programs will lead the development and delivery of all programs and services in support of the University's teaching mission. With supervisory oversight of five professional staff, the Senior Associate Director oversees the TIP budget in collaboration with the Center Manager and the Center Director. This position sits on the Faculty Council for Teaching and Learning; the selection committee for the Graduate Student Mentoring Award; and other committees as assigned.


Serve as the principal contact in the McGraw Center for individual faculty members seeking advice on matters related to teaching, including the development of proposals for innovative course design and online teaching. With the Center Director, develop and deliver services and programs for faculty and graduate assistants, including orientations for new faculty and workshops on course design and assessment, inclusive teaching strategies, and other related topics that meet faculty interests.

Promote the visibility of the Center and lead campus-wide conversations on the art and practice of teaching across all disciplines. Participate in campus-wide and national conversations about pedagogical innovation and learning. Educate Princeton faculty, and the campus community more generally, about the purpose and objectives of the Center's faculty programs, and use center communications strategically to extend reach of the Center.

Manage and coordinate the work of the Associate Director for graduate programs, including the English Language Program staff, and program coordinator to ensure optimization of resources, timely support and proper prioritization of work.

Collaborate with the Center Director and the Associate Director for Online Education to set the pedagogical direction for new online projects and their alignment with the endorsed priorities of the CTL review of online education, including research needs and opportunities for the online learning group. Advise faculty on course design and best practices for interactive teaching in online and blended classes.

With the Center Director, maintain and enhance the process for online project proposals and review. Collaborate with the Office of Institutional Research, the Office of the Registrar and the Center Director to assess the efficacy of teaching and learning initiatives at Princeton; collaborate with the Associate Director for Online Education to prepare data for annual reports on the subject.


- An advanced degree and a minimum of 5 years of related experience including managerial experience in an academic setting
- Significant teaching experience at the collegiate level and demonstrated record of teaching excellence
- Demonstrated experience in creating and leading successful faculty development programs across the disciplines
- Significant experience providing faculty consultations and conducting faculty teaching observations
- Evidence of strategic planning and evaluation skills
- Superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, and mentorship skills
- Experience with program assessment

- Demonstrable knowledge of the literature and research in teaching and learning, higher education, and academic leadership
- Record of active participation in, and contribution to national and/or international professional organizations in teaching and learning
- Demonstrable evidence of strong organizational skills and program development expertise
- Demonstrated commitment to the cultivation of diversity and inclusivity in the higher education setting
- Ability to take direction, and to give and receive constructive feedback
- Highest standard of personal integrity


- Ph.D preferred.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Salary Grade

ADM, 080

Standard Weekly Hours


Eligible for Overtime


Benefits Eligible


Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


Physical Capacity Exam Required


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