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Req #:220886
Department:UW BOTHELL
Job Location: Bothell Campus
Posting Date:04/11/2023
Closing Info: Open Until Filled
Salary:6,154 - $6,523
Other Compensation:
Shift:First Shift
Benefits: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.

Priority will be given to those who apply by May 9

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

The Instructional coach position will regularly support and collaborate with faculty and some staff across campus, requiring them to have content expertise and skills in which to effectively support each of the individual schools and their documented policies and priorities for faculty as well. The instructional coach will support student success by providing training, coaching, and researched-based evidence to support faculty.

This position, working with the Director of Learning and Teaching supports learning and teaching initiatives from the Office of Student Academic Success. To that end, it promotes the strategic plan goals of 1) supporting the ongoing professional learning and growth of all faculty and staff and 2) enhancing cross disciplinary teaching by creating connections across schools and providing resources and training documentation to support student learning and success.


Instructor Coaching and Support

• Provide individualized coaching to instructors and academic program staff via email, phone, video conference, and in-person meetings
• Work closely with instructors to creatively resolve learning and teaching issues
• Support instructors with classroom pedagogy and management skills
• As requested by instructors, observe and provide feedback and support related to areas of improvement
• Assist instructors in identifying and achieving individualized learning goals related to inclusive teaching, educational technology, course enhancement, and/or instructional excellence
• Enable the use of emerging technologies to enhance the classroom and/or distance-learning experience

Develop and Implement Training Programs

• Create a wide range of training content including instructional training videos, technical guides, and teaching case studies
• Curate, update, maintain, and improve resources for an instructor and staff resources repository to support student success
• Develop courses for instructors on a broad range of topics, with a particular emphasis on diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice throughout
• Document common questions and issues and create training resources to match
• Lead professional development sessions for instructors in teaching across a variety of learning modalities
• Develop and implement professional learning communities that address the needs of UW Bothell instructors in the areas of learning and teaching

Operational and Partnership Responsibilities

• Foster partnerships and collaborations with a wide cross-section of representatives from IT, school leaders, the Campus Library, the Office of Connected Learning, tri-campus colleagues, and external consultants to support learning and teaching
• Represent the instructor perspective on committees and within work groups seeking to improve student success
• Participate in local, regional, and national organizations and events to support faculty and student success
• Participate in campus working groups and committees that address issues of retention, belonging, and success of students.

• Master’s Degree in education or other field with demonstrated commitment to learning and teaching.
• At least two years' experience in teaching adults in a higher education setting

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.


• Demonstrated engagement in the instructional development field as well as an understanding of that landscape within higher education
• Ability to provide critical feedback in support of instructional improvement
• Demonstrated commitment and experience with supporting students and faculty from marginalized communities including BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, Undocumented, Disabled, Low Income students, First Generation, etc.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to communicate with learners of different experience levels
• Commitment and ability to develop strategies to address equity and diversity as related to instruction
• Demonstrated ability to work independently
• Ability to lead collaborative projects across cross-functional teams
• Skilled in using presentation tools and other productivity software, including Office 365
• Familiarity with ADA requirements, accessibility, and Universal Design principles
• Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of staff, faculty, administrators, and students
• Experience with Canvas or other learning management systems
• Experience with Zoom or other web conferencing software


•Ed.D or related Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree in a related field.
•Demonstrated expertise in STEM higher education and/or Writing and Communication pedagogies


Irregular hours depending on faculty schedules and institutional needs; some evening work required; participation in conferences and professional development activities as necessary.

Application Process:
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or .

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law .

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