Associate Director, Center for Effective Teaching and Learning

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Job No: 528790; 07/20/2023

Associate Director, Center for Effective Teaching and Learning

California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above Administrator II position.

The University : California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. We offer nationally recognized programs and our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, and service.

As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving (HSI) and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-serving institution (AANAPISI), Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. The University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff can thrive.

The Position : Reporting to the Executive Director of the Center for Effective Teaching and Learning (CETL), the incumbent advocates for and helps coordinate high-level teaching initiatives as these drive CETL programming and faculty services. The Associate Director assists in growing CETL’s programming, including managing grants support, working with the Associate Director of Educational Technology to coordinate the Online Course Development Program (OCDP), and building and delivering a peer coaching network. The incumbent will assist with the future direction, planning, design, and delivery of CETL’s faculty development workshops and programs, including New Faculty Orientation. The incumbent also helps prepare courses for campus’ quality course design reviews. The incumbent provides faculty support and advocates for the adoption of inclusive pedagogical strategies that promote diverse students’ success across different instructional modalities. The Associate Director will stay current in higher education trends and research and synthesize this knowledge into innovative professional development opportunities for our faculty. The incumbent will be proficient in inclusive multi-modal pedagogy (online, hybrid, face to face), and will work with faculty, departments, and colleges to meet their pedagogical needs. The Associate Director helps to scale campus online/hybrid courses and programs, ensuring any newly developed courses meet campus and CSU policies, accessibility regulations, and relevant accreditation standards.

Required Qualifications & Experience : An earned doctorate or terminal degree from an accredited college, school, or university; five years of experience teaching in a post-secondary college setting, preferably an HSI serving diverse students; demonstrated experience designing online courses using Canvas or other LMS; verified background and achievements in a discipline within the university that would qualify the candidate as a tenured faculty member; dedicated commitment to culturally relevant and inclusive pedagogy that serves our first-generation students; and strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Incumbent must demonstrate an interest or ability in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position. As part of the interview process, candidates will be asked to complete an assessment.

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California. As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Desired Qualifications : Strong record of teaching and scholarship that would merit tenure in a department at Cal State LA; project management experience; leadership experience or experience managing people; demonstrated experience as an expert college teacher; demonstrated knowledge of course alignment using program assessment for quality control, such as Quality Matters; knowledge of the growing field of educational development and the learning sciences (e.g., UDL, instructional design models, the effects of technology on learning); and experience designing educational development for faculty (peer learning) is preferred.

Compensation : Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary range is $4,583 - $14,713/monthly. A comprehensive benefits package is provided.

Appointment : The Administrator II appointment will be made under the guidelines for management and supervisory employees of the California State University. All rights and benefits associated with this appointment are governed by the Management Personnel Plan.

This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Closing Date : Review of applications will begin on 8/18/2023 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

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The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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Advertised: Jul 20, 2023 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
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Cal State LA is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles and is dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good. We are ranked number one in the United States for the upward mobility of our students.

The University is a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution, and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution.

Cal State LA transforms lives and fosters thriving communities across greater Los Angeles. We cultivate and amplify our students' unique talents, diverse life experiences, and intellect through engaged teaching, learning, scholarship, research, and public service that support their overall success, well-being, and the greater good.

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