Faculty/Instructional Consultant

Job description

The Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) at the University of Kentucky seeks to hire a Faculty Instructional Consultant with a focus in any of the following areas:
• hybrid course design and delivery,
• diversity and inclusive pedagogy,
• technology-enhanced learning and digital pedagogies,
• STEM education.

The applicant should have experience teaching in higher education, as well as working with faculty to integrate teaching strategies into their own programs and practices across the disciplines. The Faculty Instructional consultant will coach and advise faculty one-on-one, conduct workshops, and collaborate with a larger team in designing large-scale, college and university-wide initiatives that reimagine learning goals in light of the changing landscape of higher education. The successful applicant will assume a leadership role in envisioning how pedagogy can be enhanced in both traditional and technology-enhanced environments at the University of Kentucky.

The ideal candidate will have deep training, preferably a PhD or another terminal degree, in an academic discipline, specialization open. The appointment comes with the possibility of teaching, either in an academic discipline or in the Preparing Future Faculty program. Essential qualifications include: a demonstrated commitment to active learning; excellent writing, communication and public speaking skills; the ability to work effectively on a team; as well as a broad knowledge of the range of technological platforms and tools that can aid learning.

The Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching at the University of Kentucky is a dynamic center for pedagogical innovation that serves the needs of seventeen diverse colleges in a research university setting. The University of Kentucky is a public, land grant university dedicated to improving people's lives through excellence in education, research and creative work, service, and health care. As Kentucky's flagship institution, the University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development, and human well-being.

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Faculty/Instructional Consultant

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Faculty Instructional Consultant

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Required Related Experience

2 yrs

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Physical Requirements

Requires handling of light-weight objects up to 10 pounds, and some standing or walking.


Monday-Friday; 8:00 am-5:00 pm.


Demonstrated commitment to active learning; excellent writing, communication and public speaking skills; as well as the ability to work effectively on a team.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

PhD plus experience or background in diversity training.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What are the most significant teaching challenges confronting faculty in the 21st century?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * The Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching is a unit that thrives on effective work. What are the most significant collaborations in your education or work history that have shaped your approach to teamwork?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * A job as a faculty or instructional consultant positions one to observe faculty and advise them on their teaching strategies. What knowledge and skills would best enable someone to to be an effective consultant?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

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  1. Resume
  2. Curriculum Vita
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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/3/2018
    Application Due: 4/16/2018
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