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Director of Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL)

Employer
BNU-HKBU United International College
Location
Zhuhai, Guangdong
Salary
Commencing salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience.
Date posted
Mar 18, 2024
Website
https://hrapp.uic.edu.cn/recruit/job/vacancy/JobDetail/881

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Job Details

BNU-HKBU United International College now invites candidates for the position of Director of Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) which is expected to be filled as soon as possible:

 

Strategically located in the heart of China’s most vibrant Greater Bay Area, our campus is within the one-hour livelihood circle that encompasses Hong Kong, Macau, Shenzhen and Guangzhou. Founded in 2005, UIC is jointly established by Beijing Normal University and Hong Kong Baptist University and enjoys a fine reputation as a pioneer in liberal arts education. Attracting top scholars from around the world, it is a campus of robust international culture, where all classroom lessons are taught in English. Long a magnet for students with ambitions of studying overseas, UIC sees many of its graduates snapped up by the world’s leading universities. Our Faculty of Business and Management, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, School of General Education, and School of Culture and Creativity together offer a total of 30 undergraduate programmes and more than a dozen postgraduate programmes. Growing rapidly in size, quality and diversity, UIC now attracts over 9000 students to its picturesque campus in the coastal city of Zhuhai, and is actively recruiting first-class faculty members to make it a top-tier liberal arts college in China.

 

The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) was established in January 2021, and was approved as a construction project for teaching quality and teaching reform in undergraduate colleges in Guangdong Province in the same year.

CTL focuses on teacher professional development and student learning empowerment activities. Its flexibility and agility enable effective collaboration with various school departments to achieve a synergistic effect.

 

Job Description:

  1. Report to the Vice-President (Academic), the appointee is responsible for driving innovative teaching and learning strategies across the college, ensuring the highest standards of education are met.
  2. Develop and implement strategic plans for the CTL.
  3. Promote innovative teaching and learning methodologies, including the use of technology in teaching.
  4. Provide supervision and guidance to faculty members to enhance teaching quality and student learning experience.
  5. Coordinate professional development programmes for faculty members.
  6. Collaborate with academic departments and administrative units to ensure alignment of teaching and learning goals.
  7. Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of teaching and learning initiatives.
  8. Establish and manage a good relationship with key external parties, including representatives of local and national government, founding partners of HKBU and BNU, and other sectors.

 

Job Requirements:

  1. A PhD degree in Education or a related field.
  2. A minimum of 5 years of leadership experience in higher education, preferably in teaching and learning.
  3. Demonstrated experience in leading teaching and learning initiatives.
  4. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  5. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  6. A demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and inclusivity.
  7. Familiarity with the higher education systems in both Hong Kong and Chinese Mainland will definitely be a valuable asset.
  8. Excellent command of English and Chinese are required.

 

Benefits

Commencing salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience. Fringe benefits include housing allowance, leave and medical insurance.

 

Appointment Terms
Appointment to this position will initially be made on a fixed-term contract of 2-3 years. Continuation of appointment beyond the initial term will be subject to mutual agreement.

 

Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Application Procedures

*Please complete the job application form and upload the requested documents online: https://hrapp.uic.edu.cn/recruit/job/vacancy/JobDetail/881.

*If you failed to submit your application online, please send your application by emailing to recruit@uic.edu.cn. Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a completed "Job Application Form" which can be downloaded from https://hro.uic.edu.cn/Job_Opportunities_/Application_Procedure.htm. Please indicate the position being applied for, including the field of expertise, level and reference number.

 

The College reserves the right not to fill this position, or to extend the search until suitable candidates are identified or to make an appointment by invitation. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse environment.

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Located in the beautiful coastal city of Zhuhai, Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC) is the first full-scale cooperation in higher education between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, jointly founded by Beijing Normal University (BNU) and Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). Since its first student enrolment in 2005, with the aim of serving China and the world, UIC has built a new model for liberal arts education in China by tapping into traditional Chinese and Western cultural resources. The College has established the Divisions of Business and Management, Culture and Creativity, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Technology, in addition to the Graduate School. With English as the medium of instruction, UIC offers 28 undergraduate programmes, and is approved to offer nine research and five taught postgraduate programmes for about 8,000 students. For more information about UIC, please click on https://uic.edu.cn/en/.

 

UIC focuses on its teaching and considers research an integral component of ensuring academic quality, with international faculty members from more than 30 countries and regions as well as the world's top universities, providing students with the best academic resources and advanced teaching methods. As of March 2021, the College has attracted many tip-top scholars who together have nudged UIC into the nation’s top 100 in the concentration of high-calibre talents. We globally invite talents to shape the education landscape in the vibrant Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

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