Director, Office of Teaching and Learning

North Dakota, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 06, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Description

The director provides overall leadership for the Office of Teaching and Learning, including its programs, budget, and personnel. This is a full-time, 12-month position. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Provide leadership in the development and support of innovative, evidence-based, and emerging pedagogies across the institution.

-Creatively expand OTL programs, including peer review of teaching

-Apply for and manage educational grants related to teaching and learning

-Coordinate with Director of Assessment to support professional development related to assessment

-Coordinate with other campus units, including Disability Services, Information Technology Services, the Provost’s Office, and the Graduate School to support professional development related to teaching for faculty and graduate teaching assistants

-Oversee the College Teaching Certificate graduate program

Minimum qualifications

-Earned doctorate degree

-A record of excellence in college teaching

-Success writing grants and managing externally-funded projects

-Experience with research-based instructional support, including peer review of teaching, faculty mentorship, or similar programs

-Expertise in the instructional use of technology

-Demonstrated ability to apply knowledge gained from the scholarship of teaching

-Evidence of effective oral and written communication and effective interpersonal skills

-Ability to work collaboratively

-Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion 

Preferred Qualifications

-Demonstrated ability to work closely with and gain cooperation of university faculty from diverse disciplines

-Successful experience leading collaborative projects

-Knowledge and experience addressing issues of diversity and inclusion and a desire to be involved in cultural diversity initiatives

-Demonstrated knowledge of and interest in the methods of the scholarship of teaching

-Experience promoting excellence in teaching at the university level

-Leadership in research-based instructional support, including peer review of teaching, faculty mentorship, or similar programs

-Knowledge of K-12 educator professional development opportunities and requirements

Applicants need to submit a CV and a cover letter that addresses the minimum and preferred qualifications. Apply at

Screening will begin 10/30/20 and remain open until filled

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Women and members of traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.