Program Manager for Teaching and Learning
Program Manager for Teaching and LearningTracking Code305-280 Job Description
Stetson University invites applications from highly motivated and energetic emergent leaders for the Program Manager for Teaching and Learning. Reporting to the Executive Director for the Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence, the Program Manager will support the management and delivery of a diverse programming portfolio, including teaching and learning consultations, communities of practice, small grant programs, course design institutes and workshops, and an annual Colloquium on Teaching and Learning. In addition to providing essential support for Stetson University faculty, this position will be responsible for the management and completion of short term and long term projects, strategic planning and assessment, communications, and outreach activities.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Planning a range of events including workshops, speaker series, faculty cohorts, institutes and conferences, and social events.
- Support assessment of center programming
- Support inclusion and equity strategies for faculty development that maximize diversity as a learning asset
- Draft impact reports to share with senior leadership and faculty
- Develop and maintain an annual programming calendar
- Manage purchasing for Center programs
- Assist with budgetary planning and financial reporting
- Contribute to the annual strategic planning process
- Promote and market Center programs
- Develop and maintain an operating procedure manual
- Effectively manage student employees
- Model inclusive practices for faculty, staff, and students
- Perform other site and position specific functions as assigned
Founded in 2014 by a generous endowment from CiCi and Hyatt Brown, the Center (www.stetson.edu/other/brown-center) promotes faculty vitality and vibrancy through learning opportunities that advance Stetson University’s Teacher-Scholar Model. The center offers faculty mentoring and peer development programming, enterprising seminars and workshops, teaching and learning consultations, and learning technology support to enrich and sustain excellence in all facets of faculty life: learning and teaching, scholarship, leadership and service.
Founded in 1883, Stetson University (www.stetson.edu) is a private, selective university comprised of a rich array of liberal arts and professional academic programs. Collectively, Stetson’s faculty works with nearly 4,000 students in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The University’s historic main campus, located in DeLand, enrolls more than 2,800 students in undergraduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Business Administration, and the School of Music. Stetson University College of Law, Florida’s first law school, moved from the main campus to Gulfport in 1945, and, with the addition of the Tampa Law Center, serves approximately 1,000 students working full-time or part-time toward J.D. or LL.M. degrees. Graduate programs offered at the main campus and at Stetson University Center in Celebration include Business, Accounting, Elementary Education – Education for Social Justice, Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Creative Writing. Florida’s oldest private institution of higher learning, Stetson has regularly been ranked among the best regional universities in the Southeast and was the first private college in Florida to be granted a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Stetson University provides an inspiring education that engages students with rigorous academic and creative study grounded in liberal learning and promotes civic values of personal and social responsibility. Working closely with faculty and with one another, students cultivate abilities to explore issues deeply, think critically, reason empirically, speak persuasively, and connect ideas creatively. Firmly committed to inclusive excellence, our vibrant community of teacher-scholars nurtures the potential of individual students to lead lives of significance and prepares each to meet the challenges of shaping the future—locally, nationally, and globally.
DeLand is a picturesque residential community of 32,000 located 20 miles west of Daytona Beach and 35 miles northeast of Orlando. The area offers extensive cultural as well as recreational activities.
Applicants must submit the following materials for consideration:
- A cover letter that describes the candidates qualifications
- A resume or curriculum vitae
- Contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references
Candidates are encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate a commitment to social justice, diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin on March 15 and continue until the position is filled.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree; Master's preferred
- Self-motivated and proactive thinker
- Critical thinking, organizational and management skills
- Excellent writing, speaking, presentation and organizational skills
- Ability to organize work, prioritize effectively, and manage multiple projects with competing priorities
- Responsible budget development and management skills
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
- Demonstrated ability to skillfully interact and communicate with diverse constituencies and stakeholders
- Proficiency with current software and technology (Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Office 365) and an ability to learn new software systems as needed