Faculty Development Manager, School of Dentistry, 81570 Location:
Kansas City Full/Part Time:
Full-Time Job ID:
Office of the Dean, School of Dentistry
Job Description At the UMKC School of Dentistry, we believe that ongoing faculty development is a requirement to improve teaching and learning, foster curricular change, enhance retention, and job satisfaction of faculty, and to maintain the vitality of academic dentistry. We are seeking a Manager of Faculty Development
to drive and support efforts in the following ways. The Manager of Faculty Development will facilitate development opportunities both faculty-wide and on an individual basis.. As a key member of the Faculty Development Committee, the manager will facilitate teaching and learning technologies, schedule faculty retreats, and manage student professional development capstone portfolios. Key Responsibilities:
- Plan and Implementation SOD faculty annual in service, retreat, and Lunch Time Learning programs as part of the Faculty Development Committee.
- Develop clinical calibration tracking protocols, and provide assistance with educational methodology programs for new and current faculty.
- Identify and implement new digital opportunities for classroom instruction. The candidate will provide faculty on site assistance with educational learning technologies.
- Manage the SOD Predoctoral Graduation Portfolio process and the UMKC Integrated National Board Dental Examination review course.
- Work closely with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs to ensure compliance with the specialized accreditation agency.
- Facilitate and implement educational initiatives within the Dean’s office.
- Assist with course assessment and test proctoring procedures.
- Other duties as assigned.
- A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- At least 5 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
- Master’s degree in post-secondary education-type field, educational technology or related area.
- Teaching experience in higher education and professional programs.
Full Time/Part Time
40 hours per week (1.0 FTE), full-benefit-eligible from date of hire, staff position.
Up to $75,000 per year, commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity.
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