Overview

Reporting to the Director of the McGraw Center, the Senior Associate Director for Teaching Initiatives and Programs for Faculty will lead the development and delivery of all programs and services for faculty in support of the University’s teaching mission.  With supervisory oversight of two professional staff, the Senior Associate Director oversees the TIPF budget in collaboration with the Center Manager and the Center Director. This position sits on the Faculty Council for Teaching and Learning; the selection committee for the Graduate Student Mentoring Award; and other committees as assigned.

 

Responsibilities

Serve as the principal contact in the McGraw Center for individual faculty members seeking advice on matters related to teaching and the development of proposals for innovative course design. With the Center Director, develop and deliver services and programs for faculty, including orientations for new faculty and workshops on course design and assessment, digital pedagogy, inclusive teaching strategies, and other related topics that meet faculty interests.

 

Promote the visibility of the Center and lead campus-wide conversations on the art and practice of teaching across all disciplines. Participate in campus-wide and national conversations about pedagogical innovation and learning. Collaborate with partner offices, including the Princeton Writing Program and the Council on Science and Technology, on teaching programs. Educate Princeton faculty, and the campus community more generally, about the purpose and objectives of the Center’s faculty programs, and use center communications strategically to extend reach of the Center.

 

Collaborate with the Center Director, the Associate Director for Online Education, and the Director of Educational and Classroom Technologies to set the pedagogical direction for online teaching and learning and for the transition to a new LMS. Advise faculty on course design and best practices for interactive teaching in online and blended classes.

 

Manage the work of the Assistant Director for Educational and Program Assessment to ensure optimization of resources, proper prioritization of work, and the preparation of an annual report. Create and manage a tracking system for faculty consultation data.

 

Qualifications

- An earned doctorate (PhD) and a minimum of 5 years of related experience including managerial experience in an academic setting
- Significant teaching experience at the collegiate level and demonstrated record of teaching excellence
- Demonstrated experience in creating and leading successful faculty development programs across the disciplines
- Significant experience providing faculty consultations and conducting faculty teaching observations                           
- Evidence of strategic planning and evaluation skills
- Superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, and mentorship skills
- Experience with program assessment

- Demonstrable knowledge of the literature and research in teaching and learning, higher education, and academic leadership
- Record of active participation in, and contribution to national and/or international professional organizations in teaching and learning
- Demonstrable evidence of strong organizational skills and program development expertise
- Demonstrated commitment to the cultivation of diversity and inclusivity in the higher education setting 
- Ability to take direction, and to give and receive constructive feedback
- Highest standard of personal integrity, tact, and discretion

 

 

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW.

 

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