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Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning: Associate Director

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus
Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Teaching, Learning and Technology Manager
  • Job ID: #19204
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning: Associate Director

A full-time, professional academic staff position is available in the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) beginning March 1, 2023. The working title for this position is Associate Director with an official title of Teaching, Learning, and Technology Manager.  This is a renewable assignment, contingent on performance and funding.  The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in the area of education, instructional design, education leadership, or related field is required; a minimum of two semesters of experience in teaching college-level courses;  excellent communication and organizational skills; and strong presentation skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge of current research in inclusive pedagogy, assessment, and online teaching; experience providing support to faculty members or graduate students in course development or course design (both face-to-face and online experiences preferred); demonstrated skills in project creation, development, implementation and evaluation; demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

DUTIES: The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) is seeking an Associate Director to facilitate and manage teaching and learning professional development programming and services for UW-Eau Claire. As part of a collaborative team, this role will help disseminate innovative, evidence-based teaching strategies, assessment methods, and teaching technology integration. This position will support teaching and learning through one-on-one consultations, program and project development, and enhancement of current programs and institutional initiatives. This role is responsible for all New Faculty programming and the management of online program initiatives.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Plan, facilitate, and assess programming for teaching, learning, and assessment for faculty with all levels of teaching experience.
  • Collaborate with departments to develop and edit curriculum.
  • Consult with individuals and departments on course design, teaching strategies, and assessment.
  • Partner with instructors, departments, and other units to implement innovative, evidence-based teaching strategies.
  • Provide effective project management and overall coordination of online program development in collaboration with Learning and Technology Services partners.
  • Monitor and manage the online program development budget.
  • Hire and supervise graduate assistants and student workers.
  • Assist the Director with duties as assigned.

THE UNIT: The unit of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning consists of three staff members that provide programming and assistance for faculty and staff to enhance their work as educators. The unit offers inclusive space for faculty and staff to meet professional growth. We focus on teaching, learning, and instructional technology. This unit works collaboratively with Learning and Technology Services to provide professional development focused on teaching and learning.

https://www.uwec.edu/center-excellence-teaching-learning/

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/why-uwec/ .

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/ .You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning: Associate Director position (Job ID # 19204) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Angie Stombaugh, Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning;   stombaam@uwec.edu

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by Friday, January 20, 2023.  However, screening may continue until position is filled. 

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UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).