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Faculty Developer

Employer
Chippewa Valley Technical College
Location
620 West Clairemont Avenue

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
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Overview and Responsibilities

ALMOST 7 WEEKS OF PAID TIME OFF ANNUALLY! Plus: sick leave, Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), tuition reimbursement, health insurance with employer HSA contribution, dental and vision insurance, and more! See benefits summary below.

 

Looking for personal fulfillment in your work? Check out this opportunity to make an impact in a community with an excellent quality of life. This unique position makes a difference in the lives of others and is a member of a team that is committed to the values of our students and our employees. Your talents and expertise will contribute to the mission of the college to help learners achieve their dreams. Working with a collaborative team of experts in beautiful west central Wisconsin, you will enjoy rewarding work and life quality.

 

As a member of the Professional Development team, the Faculty Developer co-facilitates faculty development activities for all full-time and adjunct faculty. The faculty developer supports faculty in areas related to equitable practices, classroom management, instructional design, delivery, and assessment and provides a collaborative, team-based approach in working with faculty, program directors and department chairs, academic leaders, mentors, and the Director of Professional Development to ensure quality in teaching and learning. The Faculty Developer assists in the development of both full-time and adjunct faculty by facilitating professional development sessions, providing individualized coaching and communication, and by assisting faculty with connecting to needed resources. This position reports to the Director of Professional Development.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Co-facilitate new faculty academy and adjunct faculty onboarding.
  • Plan and facilitate adjunct faculty seminars (boot camps).
  • Lead the mentor program and collaborate with faculty mentors to support faculty.
  • Plan and facilitate ongoing professional development opportunities for faculty.
  • Perform formal evaluation and classroom observation cycle with adjunct and full-time faculty.
  • Provide individual coaching and support to adjunct and full-time faculty.
  • Complete faculty evaluations.
  • Assist with planning and implementing all Professional Development initiatives in online, remote, and in-person formats including:
    • Faculty in-services
    • Full-time and Adjunct New Faculty Development Program
    • Professional development offerings
    • Teach Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS) competency courses
    • Faculty performance improvement plans
    • Staff and Leadership In-service
  • 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, and overseeing the implementation of FQAS competency curriculum.
  • Participate in Professional Development grant activities and manage the grant when assigned.
  • Work collaboratively with a wide variety of people one-on-one and in a team environment.
  • Think creatively and put ideas into actions.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities.
  • Possess 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 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, Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required, degree in an education related field preferred.
  • Minimum of three years full-time teaching experience.
  • Experience with course design, delivery, assessment, and collaborative learning.
  • Completion of all Wisconsin Technical College System 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.The College is seeking to attract diverse instructors and staff who can inspire our increasingly diverse student population. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we seek applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits of diversity in a higher education community. Consideration will be given to equity-minded individuals committed to collaborating with faculty, staff, administration, students, and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps.

Benefits Summary

2022 annual benefits include:

  • 3 – 4 weeks of paid vacation time based on years of service
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Paid winter break - varies each year based on academic calendar and, at a minimum, includes days between Christmas and New Year’s holidays (some exceptions may apply for essential workers)
  • 4 paid personal days
  • 3 weeks (15 days) paid sick time annually for absences due to illness, injury, or doctor and dentist appointments of the employee, dependent children, spouse, or parents of the employee or spouse; cumulative to 135 days (1,080 hours)
  • Paid bereavement time
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $2,500 annually (eligibility requirements apply)
  • Health insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents with attached Health Savings Account (HSA); CVTC contributes $3,400 annually for a family plan or $1,700 annually for a single pan to your HSA
  • Wellness incentive of up to $600 for employees enrolled in CVTC’s health insurance
  • $2,500 cash-payment in lieu of CVTC health insurance coverage for employees who have credible coverage through another source
  • Dental insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents
  • Vision insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents
  • Life and long-term disability insurance premiums paid by CVTC
  • Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), CVTC matches 6.5%, vested at 5 years of credible service
  • 403(b) tax deferred annuity program
  • 457(b) deferred compensation plan
  • Section 125 flexible spending accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Professional development
  • Free or low-cost services offered by CVTC program students, such as computer repair, automotive repair, auto collision and refinishing repair, Shear Inspiration Salon and Spa, and 620 West restaurant and culinary pop ups 

Benefits begin on the first date of employment (i.e., there is no waiting period), with the exception of tuition reimbursement.

 

 

 

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: Vice President of Talent & Culture, 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701, 715-833-6334, WI Relay: 711

Organization

Working at Chippewa Valley Technical College

Mission

Chippewa Valley Technical College delivers innovative and applied education that supports the workforce needs of the region, improves the lives of students, and adds value to our communities.

Vision

Chippewa Valley Technical College is a dynamic partner for students, employers, and communities to learn, train, and succeed.

Location and Campuses

Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) is part of the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and serves an eleven-county area in west central Wisconsin. The largest campus is located in Eau Claire and includes a Business Education Center and Health Education Center, plus a Manufacturing Education Center at the Gateway Campus and an Emergency Service Education Center and Energy Education Center at the West Campus. CVTC has regional centers in Chippewa Falls, Menomonie, Neillsville, and River Falls. The College is one of 16 WTCS colleges located throughout the state.

Student Profile

Student enrollment exceeds 8,000 credit students per year, plus over 9,000 non-credit students, with full-time equivalents of over 4,000. The median age of credit students is 24. Approximately 68% of students receive financial aid and 44% are Pell Grant students.

Programs and Placement

CVTC offers 110 programs, 35 certificates, and customized training to an average of 140 businesses annually. CVTC has an outstanding placement rate, 95% of graduates are employed within six months of graduation, with 87% in a related field. CVTC has nationally recognized faculty and state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. Business and industry leaders serve on advisory committees and help CVTC match its curriculum to the needs of today's workplace. Courses are offered at numerous locations in traditional classroom settings, as well as online and in a variety of blended and hybrid formats.

Commitment to Learning

We value all students and their diverse backgrounds and are committed to their learning and success in a global society. We act with honesty, integrity, and fairness and offer a safe and cooperative work environment where individuals care for each other and grow through open communication. We value the resources entrusted to us and work together to develop and continuously improve processes that support the creative pursuit of new ideas.

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