Associate Vice Chancellor of Teaching

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
May 25, 2021
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Employment Type
Full Time

Associate Vice Chancellor of Teaching & Learning

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The Associate Vice Chancellor for Teaching and Learning will work with the Senior Vice Chancellor to enrich the educational experience at Northeastern University through the integration of excellence in teaching and learning with evidence-based practices, use-inspired research and data into the impact of experiential learning to inform the complete student learning experience, enabling customization and co-creation of experiential learning, informing network improvement communities, and providing student supports at the point of need. Critically important projects will include oversight of evidence-informed practices, research on ongoing teaching, learning and support approaches to better inform improvement and evaluation of innovations for agile iteration. To achieve this, the AVC will have integrative oversight of Peer Tutoring Program, Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning Through Research, PreMed and PreHealth Advising Program, Undergraduate Research and Fellowships and Community Engaged Teaching and Research and will explore development of Research Institute for Experiential Learning Sciences and Student Supports.

The AVC will support professional development of faculty; Direct efforts to advance and deepen Northeastern University's culture of student learning outcomes assessment (e.g. experiential learning, impact of the NU Core, programmatic outcomes); and Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications for this position include:
|Ph.D. in a field closely aligned with experiential learning
|At least 5 years of experience in a leadership role in higher education
|Demonstrated experience leading centers, organizations or teams with clear outcomes
|Demonstrated ability to establish and pursue a successful research agenda
|Experience in strategic planning and the use of systems thinking for problem solving
|Experience with qualitative and quantitative research design
|Experience with data management and analysis
|A history of successful publication and presentation of research findings in peer-review journals and national and/or international academic conferences
|Strong communication skills with the ability to write, speak, and present effectively to a wide variety of audiences including executives
|Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills, with the ability to use sound judgment to make decisions and resolve problems diplomatically |Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to plan and successfully execute multiple projects with conflicting priorities and concurrent deadlines in a dynamic environment
|Ability to forge collaborative relationships with peers and to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse stakeholders at various organizational levels

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Additional Information:
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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