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Faculty Development Learning and Design Consultant

Employer
Washington State University
Location
Spokane, Washington State

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Employment Type
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Institution Type
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Job Details

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-11-15
Req: R-3402

 

Title:

1145-NN - Learning Design Consultant

 

 

Business Title:

Faculty Development Learning and Design Consultant

 

Location:

 

Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

 

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible

 

Position Details:

COVID-19 Vaccination Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full Vaccination or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at [email protected] or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.

 

Summary of Duties:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: provide leadership, direction, and oversight of department’s operations including personnel functions, process development and implementation, content development and execution and other administration functions of the Office of Faculty Development. Position shall have independent oversight for resources, staffing, organizational planning, and representation of department.

This position will support the Office of Faculty Development in the execution of the multiple deliverables for all departments in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine statewide. This includes but is not limited to, the MD program across the regional clinical campuses, academic departments such as Speech and Hearing Sciences, Nutrition and Exercise Physiology and Community and Behavioral Health and supporting the continuum from undergraduate, to graduate, to continuing medical education.

As this is a new position within the College, there are opportunities for continued growth in the position in correlation with expanded functions of the role and/or the Office of Faculty Development.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

45% Area Operations Content Development, Execution, and Delivery

  • Direct the design and delivery of the unit’s faculty development offerings; evaluate and develop recommendations for improvements.
  • Collaborate with staff and faculty to plan, design, and create content for faculty development programming; liaison with the Office of Continuing Medical Education as required.
  • Execute development and delivery of content for faculty development.
  • Continuously evaluate and assess program effectiveness and needs; revise program content and delivery as necessary for continued success.
  • Assess technological needs of faculty development programs; make recommendations for the selection of those needs and assist in their tailoring and implementation for programs.
  • Operationalize the deliverables of the Office of Faculty Development; participate in the vison and design of the Office functions.
  • Represent the Office of Faculty Development in lieu of the Associate Dean for Faculty Development when necessary.
  • Coordinate programming.

25% Program Leadership and Evaluation

  • Propose and implement short- and long-range organizational objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
  • Seek input from stakeholders regarding programmatic and operational effectiveness. Provide recommendations for improvements.
  • Identify areas of opportunity and develop solutions to address them.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with major constituencies including staff, senior management, academic and non-academic administrators, managers and supervisors, employee organizations, and union representatives.
  • Develop and implement programs in alignment with compliance requirements, including but not limited to bodies such as AAMC and ACGME.
  • Develop and establish policies and procedures.
  • Serve on committees and task forces when participation will enhance the development of and meet the needs of the unit.
  • Implement departmental procedures to streamline and/or automate processes; improve customer service; and improve data management.
  • Provide vision, leadership, and direction for staff development.
  • Participate in the evaluation and maintenance of the unit structure and staffing plan to accomplish the University’s and the unit’s goals and objectives effectively and efficiently.

15% Fiscal Management

  • Assist in the budgeting and fiscal management processes.
  • Develop or assist in the development and management of fiscal and operational strategies, initiatives, and resource management.
  • Recommend options for new approaches and cost-effective services.
  • Develop cost proposals and cost/benefit analysis.
  • Ensure programming stays within established budget for the Office.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and university policies and regulations, while maintaining appropriate internal control safeguards.
  • Participate in contract negotiations and administer associated agreements.

10% Supervision

  • Provide leadership and management of personnel, ensure compliance with existing University procedures and State law, which includes evaluating staff performance, work allocation, training, corrective and/or disciplinary action, and problem resolution.
  • Motivate employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
  • Implement and maintain proper personnel practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Coordinate recruitment efforts.
  • Interview and make hiring recommendations.

5% Other

  • Perform other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications:

A Master’s degree and two (2) years of professional experience that has included designing and facilitating learning opportunities for diverse groups, educational assessment, maintaining learning environments and communities (may or may not be technology enhanced), and best practices in teaching and learning.

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience with oral presentation, written communication ability and ability to quickly acquire working knowledge of the policies, principles and procedures of the university are required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies.
  • Strong communication, organizational, and leadership/management skills.
  • Demonstrated experience and working knowledge of policy and program development and in developing and executing short- and long-term plans.
  • Proven ability to perform multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise professional judgment and leadership, including the ability to work independently.
  • Valid driver license with ability to travel to regional campuses as required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous work experience at an institution of higher education, preferably in health sciences education.
  • Previous work experience in health services related environments.
  • Certification in instructional design, educational design or related area from an accredited institution.
  • Previous experience continuing and/or adult education learning environments.
  • Familiarity with Washington State University academic rules and regulations.

 

Additional Information:

Area/College: Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Department Name: Office of Faculty Development
City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA
Department Link: https://medicine.wsu.edu/

Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.
FTE: 1.0
Permanent/Temporary/Project: Permanent
Screening Begin Date: November 29, 2021; open until filled
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
Required Documents: Resumé and Cover Letter

 

Time Type:

Full time

 

Position Term:

12 Month

 

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

 

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

 

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected].

Organization

Working at Washington State University

Founded as the people’s university, WSU embraces its land-grant heritage, seeking to transform lives through education, research, and community engagement and service. The University has been delivering life-changing knowledge and discoveries to the state, region, nation, and the world for nearly 130 years. WSU enjoys productive partnerships with major industries in the state, including agribusiness, aerospace, health care, software, technology, and construction. The colleges at WSU Health Sciences Spokane have formed robust partnerships across the state of Washington, both with large medical centers and hospitals, as well as a variety of rural and community hospitals and clinics.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

Diversity Profile: Washington State University

As a land-grant institution, diversity, equity, and inclusion serve as core values and beliefs of Washington State University (WSU). At the university, college, or department level, WSU is committed to fostering open, proactive dialogue to create a more inclusive culture at all its locations including the five physical campuses and its online Global Campus, as well as its 39 Extension offices, four research centers, and 25 small business development centers.

Core Belief

WSU is committed to achieving an ethical and socially just society for all. Instituting social change on a large scale begins at home with system-level policies that actively promote equity. The University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout every aspect of its statewide system. We strive to create a climate that enables underrepresented students, faculty, and staff to thrive in communities that foster a sense of belonging in a culture of inclusion. The ultimate goal? Creation of institutional culture in which inclusion and equity are the norms, a model that helps move the world toward a place in which all people are treated with dignity and respect.

Core Value

Equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Promotion of an ethical and socially just society through an intentional commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

WSU’s core ideology can be found in its System Strategic Plan. 

WSU’s Student Body

WSU's student body statewide is ethnically diverse: 31 percent of our students are underrepresented minorities, and first-generation students represent nearly 33 percent of the total enrollment. About 15 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington and about 7 percent are international students. System-wide enrollment reached a record 31,607 students in fall 2019.

Associate Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence Recently Announced

Dr. Lisa Guerrero was recently named associate vice provost for inclusive excellence. Guerrero has been an active advocate for diversity and inclusion since joining the WSU faculty in 2004. She is currently a professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies in WSU’s School of Languages, Cultures, and Race. She will maintain her faculty position, while serving as associate vice provost in a half-time appointment.

Dr. Guerrero will provide leadership to academic affairs in implementing WSU’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. She will help to identify and implement best practices and evidence-based approaches in faculty hiring, tenure and promotion, research support, faculty retention, teaching and mentoring, and curriculum planning. One of her first areas of responsibility will be to oversee the Racism and Social Inequality in the Americas faculty cluster hire program for Fall 2021.

Representative Affinity Groups

Representative affinity groups within the Washington State University system include the following:

WSU Resources and Offices

WSU Human Resource Services supports a climate of integrity and equity that actively reflects open, respectful dialog. Additional resources are available on the Human Resource Services website.

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