Assistant Director, Center for Innovative Learning

Fort Worth, TX
Aug 11, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
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Four-Year Institution


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Assistant Director, Center for Innovative Learning

Center for Innov Learning - 300520

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Department Overview
The Assistant Director, Center for Innovative Learning (CIL) will provide vision and oversight for campus-wide faculty development including training, development, instructional methods, on-line material and obtaining and using instructional design, technology, and assessment. The Assistant Director will be responsible for providing continuous improvement through the Center for Innovative Learning (CIL) by a diverse range of faculty development programs/workshops designed to support teaching, leadership and research.

The UNTHSC Center for Innovative Learning Vision: To be extraordinary leaders of effective innovations in the scholarship of teaching and learning.

The UNTHSC Center for Innovative Learning Mission: Advance transformative educational experiences.

Position Details
**Open only to internal candidates at University of North Texas Health Science Center**

The Center for Innovative Learning Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire an Assistant Director to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Create deep, rich programming, workshops, consulting, and other forms of faculty and instructional development in support of UNTHSC programs.
* Establish working relationships with UNTHSC populations through the design and implementation of institutes, workshops, and other programming informed by the scholarship of teaching and learning.
* Support curricula tailored to specific faculty populations for learning communities and programs in teaching and learning including materials such as teaching guides, blog and other social media posts.
* Collaborate on ongoing assessment of programs and services, analyze workshop activity, surveys, captured footage, and other evidence of impact, and draw on such data for iterative improvement of CIL services.
* Provide support in the areas of course design and instructional design and delivery through conducting consultations and classroom observation services for faculty.
* Assist the Director in representing the CIL's work at briefings, campus visits, conferences, and other academic venues.
* Stay abreast of research, trends, and innovations in teaching and learning as applied to classroom and online learning environments and work with learning designers and communications staff on projects that integrate best pedagogical practices and emerging technologies.
* University-level teaching experience that results in effective presentation of faculty development seminars.
* Current knowledge of best practices and emerging trends in teaching and learning both face to face and online.
* 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 and staff.
* Excellent organizational, analytical, and program development skills.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and five (5) years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* PhD.

Special Instructions to Applicants
**Open only to internal candidates at University of North Texas Health Science Center**

Applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter with their online application.

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Commensurate with Experience

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Asst Dir, Center Innov Learn

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