Director, Center for Faculty & Staff Development

Arnold, MD
Sep 29, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Position Summary:

With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. Established in 1961, AACC is a fully-accredited, public two-year institution that offers national and regional studies that can lead to a degree or certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution, or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning.

The Director of the Center for Faculty and Staff Development is responsible for providing strategic leadership for all professional development experiences and opportunities at AACC in alignment with the college mission and strategic plan; including the college's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. The Director advocates for AACC employees and identifies needs and assets to further develop and expand employees' skills and capabilities. This position is responsible for overseeing the Center staff, space, budget and resources, and collaborating with Human Resources, administrators, faculty and staff members on matters related to professional development, and representing the Center internally at the college and externally with appropriate community organizations, professional associations and national work groups. The Director is responsible for an ongoing comprehensive professional development program for credit and noncredit adjunct faculty to improve both professional and institutional effectiveness in a learning-centered college. In addition, the Director is responsible for oversight of a comprehensive adjunct faculty evaluation process in collaboration with Deans, Chairs and Directors across the college who share this goal.

Title: Director, Center for Faculty & Staff Development

Posted Date: 09/28/2017

Job Category: Staff

Department: The Center for Fac & Staff Dev - HCFSD

Position Status: 12 Month Regular

Salary Range: $80,148-$100,522

Required Qualifications:

Demonstrated supervisory experience of faculty and/or staff. Proven leadership skills and ability to work effectively and tactfully with students, administrators, faculty, staff, governmental agencies, and representatives from community groups and the public

Master's degree or completion of a specialized certification program requiring coursework of one year or more beyond an undergraduate degree

Minimum of five (5) years full-time college teaching experience or equivalent.

Ability to develop and manage budgets. Proficiency in MS Office skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Demonstrated experience in developing, organizing and/or delivering professional development trainings and workshops in higher education

Familiarity with learning management systems, innovative educational delivery systems, high impact practices, evidence-based professional development practices, diversity/inclusion/equity themes, and online learning methodologies

Excellent oral and written communication skills. Outstanding organizational skills including ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks with attention to deadlines and details.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy and mission of the community college.

Background in coaching and/or mentoring.

Knowledge of Organizational Development

Ability to interact with a variety of faculty, staff and students from diverse backgrounds

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae


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