Faculty Liaison, Teaching, Learning and Evaluation

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University of Toronto
Location
St. George (Downtown Toronto)
Closing date
Oct 28, 2021

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Faculty Liaison, Teaching, Learning and Evaluation

Date Posted: 07/16/2021
Req ID: 7521
Faculty/Division: VP & Provost
Department: Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Description:

About us:

The Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) provides leadership in teaching and learning at the University of Toronto and serves as the University’s central teaching hub. In a dynamic and highly collaborative environment, CTSI provides support for pedagogy and pedagogy-driven instructional technology for all teaching staff and teaching assistants across the University’s campuses and divisions. Driven by the latest advancements in higher education practices and informed by emerging research in post-secondary teaching and learning, all CTSI staff work directly with faculty, graduate students, departments and divisions and in partnership with a range of University offices to enhance teaching and learning across the institution. CTSI’s course evaluations team is responsible for managing and supporting the University’s course evaluation system including the design of surveys, technical operation and support of the system, and statistical analysis and reporting of results. The course evaluations team is also involved in CTSI’s broader work in the areas of educational development, learning analytics, and the research on teaching (e.g., the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning).

Your opportunity:

The Faculty Liaison, Teaching, Learning & Evaluation, under the supervision of the Manager, Assessment & Evaluation, provides a range of services to support the activities of the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) and implementation of course evaluations in divisional units across the University of Toronto. In particular, the Faculty Liaison, Teaching, Learning & Evaluation focuses on the implementation and interpretation of course evaluations and teaching assessment across the University. This includes conducting presentations and committee facilitation to customize, design, and interpret course evaluation forms and items, and developing educational materials and evidence-based/research-based resources focusing on the use of feedback in teaching and learning. The Faculty Liaison, Teaching, Learning & Evaluation also provides feedback and support on a range of teaching interests and topics – including but not limited to Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) projects. The Faculty Liaison, Teaching, Learning & Evaluation works closely and collaboratively with a team of Faculty Liaisons in CTSI as well as other CTSI staff, particularly within the Course Evaluations team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Advising instructors on academic quality evaluation strategies across disciplines for course evaluations and teaching assessment
  • Fostering stakeholder engagement and maintaining relationships with project partners with regards to course evaluation implementation and education
  • Researching, analyzing and recommending solutions to project challenges for implementing and revising course evaluations across the university
  • Analyzing data collected for publications and/or presentations use
  • Coordinating tasks for projects and other strategic initiatives with stakeholders
  • Facilitating educational workshops and seminars on a range of topics including course evaluation interpretation and use
  • Designing, pre-testing and formatting surveys, interviews and other research data collection tools in collaboration and consultation with divisional committees including senior administrators and faculty
  • Serving as a resource to others by providing (non-supervisory) job-related guidance on course evaluations and teaching assessment more generally

Essential Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree or acceptable combination of equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of three (3) years experience developing and delivering pedagogical programming for faculty and/or graduate students, and experience providing consultations to faculty/graduate students on teaching and learning-related topics.
  • Experience with and/or knowledge of designing and conducting large scale surveys and/or program evaluation
  • University-level group facilitation experience or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver presentations in large group settings to a range of stakeholders.
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills, communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and familiarity with various educational technologies and pedagogical approaches.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, highly collaborative, having the ability to work independently and as part of a team.


Assets (Nonessential):

  • Familiarity with the University of Toronto and knowledge of UofT policies and procedures that impact teaching and learning support.
  • Experience performing data analyses and working with inferential statistics using applications such as R, Python, Tableau, SQL, and/or SAS.
  • Experience with psychometrics and/or quantitative research.
  • Demonstrated ability to support projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • Understanding of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)
  • Post-secondary teaching experience a strong asset.


To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Communicator
  • Meticulous
  • Organized
  • Self-directed
  • Tactful
  • Team player

Closing Date: 08/05/2021, 11:59PM ET
Employee Group: USW
Appointment Type: Budget - Term This is a one (1) year Term role.
Schedule: Full-Time Occasional overtime as required.
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone:
USW Pay Band 12 -- $70,427 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $90,064. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Job Category: Administrative / Managerial
Recruiter: Anita Chooraman

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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  • Flexible work arrangements;
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