Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Daytona Beach Campus is
currently recruiting an Associate Director for our Center for
Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE). Our CTLE organization has
an embedded model of faculty development, with associate directors
located in each of the campus’ four colleges. We are currently
hiring an associate director to support faculty in the College of
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. Associate directors
will promote research on evidence-based teaching practices and work
closely with our IT organization, the Hunt Library, the Office of
Undergraduate Research, and other departments as appropriate.
Candidates should be excellent communicators and adept at working
with faculty in a variety of settings and contexts, from one-on-one
consultations to larger group settings.
Responsibilities include the following:
- Aid faculty with their instructional and pedagogical practices.
Design, develop, facilitate, and assess appropriate activities to
aid faculty to improve teaching and learning in their disciplines
and to promote research on teaching and learning practices.
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.
- Coordinate with our campus’ Instructional Technologist to
assist faculty with technology to improve instructional
- Initiate, manage, and assess larger CTLE administrative
projects and initiatives as required. Work with CTLE 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.
submit a vita, cover letter, and contact
information for three references who could speak to your skills as
a faculty developer. Applications should be submitted by Friday,
July 9, 2021 to be considered for the position.
- Doctoral degree in Engineering, Education, Educational
Leadership, Educational Administration, Instructional Technology,
or Instructional Design with 3-5 years of work related
Required skills, knowledge, and abilities:
- Higher Education experience
- At least two years of teaching experience.
- Excellent skills in performing administrative tasks and
supervising personnel when needed.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Excellent research skills in the areas of evidence-based
- Strong project management skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with
faculty, CTLE staff, IT staff, and Library staff.
- Must be a self-starter and have the ability to work without