Faculty Developer / Title III Online Faculty Developer
Overview and Responsibilities
As a member of the Curriculum and Professional Development (CPD) team, the Faculty Developer / Title III Online Faculty Developer ensures quality in teaching and learning through a collaborative team-based approach. The Faculty Developer / Title III Online Faculty Developer will equally share time between responsibilities directly related to the Title III grant with an emphasis of coaching faculty specifically to improve the success of students enrolled in their online classes, and general faculty developer responsibilities including supporting faculty in areas related to equitable practices, learning environment management, instructional design and delivery, and assessment. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Curriculum and Professional Development / Title III Project Coordinator.
This position will be based out of CVTC’s Business Education Center and, although may include some remote work, is considered an on-site position.
- Title III Online Faculty Developer specific responsibilities:
- Carry out all responsibilities and deliverables for Faculty Developer-Online Learning outlined in the Title III grant.
- Identify trends in Early Alert data, grades, and student success in online courses.
- Disseminate online course data to provide targeted coaching and intervention to faculty with low online course success rates.
- Coach faculty to implement research-based best practices in online learning and alternative delivery instruction.
- Develop and facilitate college-wide faculty development and coaching activities for online faculty using multiple modalities.
- Coordinate and host an E-Learning conference for educators state-wide during years 4 and 5 of grant.
- Implement research based best practices in online learning to ensure quality.
- Keep current in techniques and procedures used in the design, development, and evaluation of alternative delivery courses.
- Perform formal evaluation and course observations with faculty teaching online.
- Suggest various learning technologies within online/hybrid/mobile courses.
- Faculty Developer specific responsibilities:
- Co-facilitate new faculty academy and adjunct onboarding (boot camps).
- Co-lead mentor program to support new faculty.
- Plan ongoing professional development opportunities for faculty.
- Perform formal faculty evaluations and classroom observations with adjunct and full-time faculty.
- Assist with the planning, coordination, and implementation of all CPD initiatives including faculty in-services, full-time new Faculty Development program, Adjunct Faculty Boot Camp, professional development offerings, Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS) competency courses, and activities related to the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Professional Learning grant.
- Establish a solid relationship with all CVTC faculty and leaders.
- Exhibit understanding of instructional design principles, learning theory, cooperative learning methods and practices, and performance-based assessments.
- Demonstrate understanding of higher education institutions and current trends in postsecondary education.
- Support FQAS through contributing to annual reports, instructing classes, evaluating Credit for Prior Learning requests, and communicating course progress to full-time and adjunct faculty.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Extensive knowledge of learning management system(s).
- Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities.
- Ability to work effectively in a team environment, as well as, the ability to work independently.
- Ability to use judgment, discretion, and decision-making skills in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.
- Ability to work collaboratively with a wide variety of people one-on-one and in a team environment.
- Ability to think creatively and put ideas into actions.
- Strong facilitation skills.
- Ability to model integrity through self-awareness, personal accountability, ethical behavior, quality standards, and sustainable practices.
- Ability to think critically by applying problem solving practices, acquiring relevant information, using technology and other resources appropriately, and evaluating alternatives.
- Ability to communicate effectively by speaking and writing clearly, concisely, and professionally; practicing active listening; reading critically and adapting communication for an audience.
- Ability to value diversity by recognizing personal biases, adapting to culturally diverse situations, and demonstrating a commitment to equity, inclusion, and respectful interactions with persons of diverse ethnic, cultural, social-economic, or educational backgrounds.
- Intermediate knowledge of and skills with technology including software programs for communication, data collection, and decision making including, but not limited to, Canvas, Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, and Excel.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required, degree in Education preferred.
- Master’s degree in Online Teaching and Learning preferred.
- Minimum of three years of full-time teaching experience.
- Minimum of two years of successful online teaching experience or a degree in online teaching and learning.
- Experience with course design, delivery, assessment, and collaborative learning.
- Experience with Canvas or comparable learning management system.
- Training in hybrid and online training facilitation.
- Quality Matters (QM) Basic Rubric training or ability to complete within six months of hire.
- QM Peer Reviewer training preferred.
- Adult teaching or training experience preferred.
- Negotiation and/or conflict resolution training preferred.
- Completion of all seven WTCS FQAS competencies preferred.
In evaluating candidates for this position, the College may consider a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform duties of position.As an equal opportunity/access employer and educator, CVTC is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.Benefits Summary
- Health insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents with attached Health Savings Account (HSA) and wellness incentive
- Dental insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents
- Life and long-term disability insurance
- Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS)
- 403(b) tax deferred annuity program
- 457(b) deferred compensation plan
- Section 125 flexible spending accounts
- Paid vacation, personal, and sick time
- Paid holidays
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Professional development
Generally, with the exception of tuition reimbursement, benefits eligibility begins on the first date of employment (i.e., there is no waiting period).
CVTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the college's non-discrimination policies: Director of Human Resources, 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701, 715-833-6334, WI Relay: 711