Director of the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL)

Position Information

Position Information

Position Number 658010
Working Title Director of the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL)
Job Title Director
Job Type Full-Time
Department Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning
Job Purpose

The director of the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL) plays a critical role in designing and implementing faculty development programming in support of the university’s student success goals and objectives. The center supports faculty in areas such as classroom instruction and innovative uses of teaching technologies through workshops, learning communities, and seminars. The director keeps the focus of the CITL on its mission: to foster a culture of teaching and learning that is engaged, innovative, transformative, and purposeful.

Essential Functions

Provides leadership for new and existing faculty development programs. Promotes collaboration between units and encourages the use of new teaching methodologies and technology in the classroom. Manages the CITL budget and staff. Provides leadership for faculty development as related to teaching/learning to advance the goals of TTU’s Strategic Plan. Provides faculty development programming to help faculty optimize evaluation data based on needs identified in faculty evaluation data. Fosters collaborative partnerships with academic units, faculty leaders, and individual faculty in the design and planning of courses, learning environments, and experiential learning. Promotes multicultural teaching/learning methodologies and the infusion of various techniques in the curriculum/classroom. Collaborates with other support units of the university on planning for emerging teaching and learning technologies and E-platforms. Fosters the innovative use of technology in an academic setting by supporting and empowering faculty for teaching excellence. Promotes effective and seamless integration of technology for teaching and learning. Stays abreast of relevant literature. Designs and conducts faculty development programs including faculty learning communities, workshops, and seminars. Collaborates with academic and student support services leadership to develop programs that align with TTU’s Strategic Plan. Develops and leads the assessment of various CITL programs.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution. Documented work experience relevant to teaching and learning. Five years of experience in an adult learning environment or equivalent academic support environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate degree or equivalent experience in terms of in-depth knowledge of the field. Evidence of knowledge in the following areas: theories of learning and curricular design, program planning and evaluation models, and innovative teaching approaches to include service learning, collaborative learning, and problem-based learning. Evidence of knowledge in using alternative delivery methods. Demonstration of successful scholarly activities with a focus on teaching and learning. Record of participation in national organizations related to teaching and learning. Experience managing a university unit budget. Record of success in grant writing and/or fundraising. Strong organizational skills. Clear strategic vision and planning skills. Flexibility to adapt to and incorporate others’ needs. Management skills with respect to personnel and operations. Track record of fostering collaborative and successful partnerships. Documented experience with instructional technologies. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of learning and program assessment strategies. Demonstrated commitment to diversity.

Work Hours

Typical hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Additional hours if/when needed.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary Commensurate with education and experience; Administrative Pay Grade AD50.
Benefits Information

Benefits include the accumulation of two vacation days per month and one sick leave day per month, and thirteen (13) University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits.

Posting Details

Posting Date 02/09/2018
Screening Date 03/09/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are required to electronically upload a cover letter, resume, copy of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire), and complete contact information for three references. References will be contacted at a later date. Submission of materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcripts
  4. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts 2
  2. Transcripts 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's Degree from an accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have five years of experience in an adult learning environment or equivalent academic support environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have documented work experience relevant to teaching and learning?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How did you hear about this job opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)