Reporting to the Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs within the Office of the Provost, the current mission of the Office of Teaching and Learning is to support faculty in the advancement of transformative, inclusive, and impactful teaching and learning across all disciplines and modalities to actualize DUs educational promise to all students. The OTL staff supports faculty by advancing skills in course design, inclusive teaching, effective university-level pedagogy, and academic assessment. We seek a highly organized, self-motivated, tech-savvy, solution-oriented, and customer-focused individual to serve as a Faculty Developer of Integrative and Experiential Learning.
In collaboration with OTL director, assist in the design and lead the execution of an educational campaign for the adoption of our new ePortfolio platform.
Create, implement, and manage a curriculum of teaching-related professional development opportunities for integrative learning strategies, experiential learning, and the successful implementation of classroom-level HIPs including but not limited to faculty learning communities, workshops, short courses, institutes, and trainings.
Conduct confidential and problem-solving consultations with faculty members and academic departments about teaching and learning issues, particularly as related to HIPs, Integrative Learning, and integrating the use of ePortfolios into courses or curriculum.
Develop department/program focused professional development to support effective adoption of ePorfolios and implementation of HIPs at the curricular level.
Consider programming needs for delivery of courses in a variety of modalities both across the DU main campus and for the mountain campus, including the creation and facilitation of new programs and initiatives to meet those needs.
Assist faculty in transforming delivery of course-level HIPs to online or hybrid settings.
Assist faculty in the development of signature assignments appropriate for inclusion in ePorfolios.
Provide pedagogical support and basic troubleshooting for the ePortfolio platform, field basic questions related to the learning management system, and other instructional technologies supported by the Office of Teaching and Learning.
Represent the OTL and provide expertise to campus-wide initiatives including the "4D student experience" and participate in campus-wide committees that intersect with the role.
Collaborate with OTL staff to support office initiatives as needed.
Assist in maintaining and updating the events system.
Assist in collecting and documenting internal assessment data.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
The Faculty Developer of Integrative and Experiential Learning reports to the Director of the Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL) and works collaboratively with OTL staff members to develop and lead face-to-face, online, and hybrid faculty development courses. They will create faculty development programming that facilitates the integration of High Impact Practices (HIPs; as defined by AAC&U), integrative learning, and experiential learning programs and initiatives. Additionally, this role requires faculty and departmental consultations and the development of on-demand programs. This is a full-time staff position.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Strong knowledge of classroom-based High Impact Practices as defined by AAC&U.
Extensive knowledge of integrative learning and the use of ePortfolios.
Conversant in experiential education
Conversant in best practice in online/hybrid pedagogy.
Commitment to DEIJ principles and an inclusive teaching and working environment.
Strong research skills including acquiring and vetting literature related to educational research and practice.
Strong written and interpersonal communication skills.
Acute attention to detail.
Skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
Willingness to learn and support instructional technology applications.
Commitment to customer service.
Two (2) years of progressively responsible administrative experience
Four (4) or more years of administrative experience, to include experience working in a higher education institution.
Faculty development experience in a center for teaching and learning.
Experience teaching at the university level.
1. Standard office environment.
2. Unexpected interruptions occur often, and stress level is moderate to high.
3. Noise level is quiet to moderate.
1. Ability to sit in front of a computer for an extended period.
2. Occasionally required to move about the office/campus with the capability of transporting objects up to 20 lbs.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on October 28, 2022. The position remains open until filled.
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
Salary Grade Number:
The salary grade for the position is 10.
The salary range for this position is $65,000 - $72,000.
The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.
The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.
Please include the following documents with your application:
2. Cover Letter
3. Sample work product demonstrating faculty development expertise (e.g. infographic, handout, summary of workshop, or similar)
The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see non‑discrimination‑statement.
All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.