Coordinator of Faculty and Graduate Student Development

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Posting Details

Posting NumberF0704PWorking TitleCoordinator of Faculty and Graduate Student DevelopmentDepartmentTeaching and Learning CtrAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleUnderutilizationNoneAdvertised SalaryAnticipated Start Date12/01/2020Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)Job Posting Date09/01/2020Job Closing DateOpen until filledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, those wishing to apply for this position should submit application materials by September 30.

Those with questions regarding this position should contact:
Dr. Ruth Poproski
Associate Director for Teaching and Learning
Center for Teaching and Learning
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30606
706-542-0539

Location of VacancyAthens Area EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Position Details

Classification TitleAcademic Professional ACFLSAFaculty RankAcademic Professional AssociateContract TypeFiscal (12 mo.)Tenure StatusNon-Tenure TrackMinimum Qualifications

Terminal degree in a disciplinary area appropriate for the position (as defined in the job posting).

Position Summary

The University of Georgia seeks an organized and thoughtful individual to join the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) as a Coordinator of Faculty and Graduate Student Development. The CTL is a unit of the Office of Instruction, whose central mission is to provide university-wide leadership, collaboration, and support on matters related to instruction.

The Coordinator of Faculty and Graduate Student Development reports to the Associate Director for Teaching and Learning, and collaborates with Assistant Directors in the unit. At the CTL, Coordinators work under the guidance of the Associate Director to develop and execute plans and protocols for effective and efficient operations in their area. They manage and oversee the implementation of programs and services, coordinate and support external facing initiatives, cultivate and maintain relationships with individuals from campus partner units, provide training, consultations, and support for individuals across campus, collaborate with their CTL colleagues, and more.

The individual filling this position will support instruction across all UGA schools and colleges by providing instructional development services such as workshops, consultations, facilitation of mid-semester formative evaluations of teaching, leadership of specific CTL programs, and more. There may also be an opportunity for this individual to teach at least once per year within our slate of graduate level teaching courses (offered through the graduate school). The purpose of this position is to pursue the development and execution of educational development programs and services for faculty and graduate students at UGA.

Additional Requirements

• A doctoral degree with anticipated completion no later than December 2020.
• At least one year of teaching experience in higher education, and a demonstrated commitment to improving teaching on the basis of research on teaching and learning.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

• An earned doctorate in a field represented at the University of Georgia (https://www.uga.edu/a-z/schools.html).
• Evidence of mentoring and/or collaborating with peers or instructional staff to improve student learning.
• The ability to attend to detail and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
• Evidence of excellent presentation, facilitation, and project management skills.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

• Evidence of the ability to collaborate productively with others. A track record of managing multiple responsibilities at once.
• Evidence of excellence in teaching, instructional design, and/or educational development in higher education – at a large public research university.
• Evidence of the ability to provide professional development in higher education for faculty and graduate students either in a Center for Teaching and Learning or in an academic unit.
• Evidence of the ability to develop and facilitate programs for faculty at various career stages – including but not limited to facilitating teaching workshops and/or learning communities, conducting teaching observations, and facilitating the small group instructional diagnosis process.

Physical DemandsIs this a Position of Trust?NoDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a responsibility of this position?NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Provide educational development services for faculty (e.g., workshops, consultations, facilitation of mid-semester formative evaluations of teaching, leadership of specific CTL programs)

Percentage Of Time45Duties/Responsibilities

Provide educational development services for TAs and other graduate students

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Develop new educational development programs under the guidance of the Associate Director for Teaching and Learning

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Support the work of the CTL Teaching and Learning Team as assigned

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Teach once per year within our slate of graduate level teaching courses (offered through the graduate school)

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Other duties as assigned

Percentage Of Time5Posting Specific Questions

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