Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach Campus is currently recruiting for an Associate Director for the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE). Our CTLE organization has an embedded model of faculty development; our Associate Directors are located in each of the four colleges, leading faculty development for their college’s faculty. We are currently hiring an associate director for the College of Engineering (COE) who will work with faculty in aerospace engineering; engineering fundamentals; civil engineering; electrical, computer, software, and systems engineering; and mechanical engineering. Our new associate director will implement a variety of evidence-based faculty development teaching practices, including designing, facilitating, and assessing workshops on topics such as teaching basics, active learning, collaborative learning, digital literacies, and other topics as appropriate. Our new team member should be proficient in using the technology tools that faculty need to teach successfully. The associate director will be expected to work closely with our IT organization, the Hunt Library, and other departments as appropriate. He or she should be an excellent communicator and adept at working with faculty in a variety of settings and contexts, from one-on-one consultations to larger group settings. For further information on the Daytona Beach CTLE organization, see http://dbctle.erau.edu/.
Responsibilities include the following: * Aid faculty in enhancing their instruction and pedagogical practices. Design, develop, facilitate, and assess appropriate activities to aid faculty in enhancing teaching and learning in their disciplines and to promote research on teaching and learning practices. Promote effective uses of technologies in the classroom. Activities may include workshops, book discussions, presentations, short courses, summer institutes, and many others. * Consult with faculty on course redesigns. Assist faculty with course redesigns through consultations and assistance with instructional design concepts, current pedagogical practices, the integration of digital teaching and learning tools, and other concepts as appropriate.* Initiate, manage, and assess larger CTLE administrative projects and initiatives as required. Work with campus leadership on specific initiatives, such as researching emerging digital teaching and learning technologies, researching innovative pedagogical practices, supervising student assistants, writing white papers, initiating and managing large-scale projects, making presentations to leadership and academic departments to promote CTLE, aiding with CTLE administrative activities, and other tasks as required.To apply: submit a short vita (no more than three pages), cover letter, and contact information for three references who could speak to your skills as a faculty developer. Questions about the position should be directed to Lori Mumpower, Director of CTLE, at firstname.lastname@example.org.