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Program Director, Teaching and Learning Center

Prince George's Community College
Largo, Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 10, 2024
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Position Information

Position Title

Program Director, Teaching and Learning Center

Position Type



Teaching, Learning, and Student Success



Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Regular or Temporary


Job Description Summary

Facilitates the planning, implementation, and monitoring of professional development and learning opportunities for all faculty at Prince George’s Community College. The Center Director will demonstrate exceptional presentation, organization, communication, and management skills, as well as provide support to the faculty at the college. They will be able to create and foster a collaborative, diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning culture by designing, delivering, and promoting high quality professional development that supports these areas.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in education, administration, or related field.
  • 3 years of experience in higher education.
  • 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • Experience with successfully building partnerships and communicating priorities within and beyond the team.

CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. A Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.

  • Develops, coordinates, and oversees professional development and learning opportunities using internal and external resources.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and uses data to evaluate, improve, and report on program effectiveness, as well as create a plan for discipline specific professional development and learning.
  • Creates and develops a research-based and data-driven comprehensive approach to address professional development needs and instruction for all faculty, including continuing education and part-time faculty.
  • Communicates the goals, plans, and progress of the Center to administration and faculty so that internal and external resources can be identified that will support the goals and plans of the Center.
  • Collaborates with E-learning to address additional instructional/technical professional development needs of faculty.
  • Works collaboratively with the various departments in TLSS to establish positive working relationships and to identify faculty members who can support the advancement of professional development activities of the Center.
  • Identifies professional development and learning needs of the departments by reviewing and analyzing student success data, including continuing education areas.
  • Collaborates with faculty and related administrators on the design and implementation of a comprehensive professional development plan that includes all facets of professional development and learning including new hire faculty development, continuous growth of current faculty, content and structure of faculty course materials, and guidance and implementation of high-impact practices in pedagogy.
  • Provides support and oversees coordinators for service-learning and new faculty orientation.
  • Identifies, implements, and promotes professional development opportunities through multiple delivery models including structured workshops, conferences, and digital platforms.
  • Organizes, maintains, and supports relevant faculty learning communities that focus on the needs of various topics and/or divisional goals.
  • Keeps abreast of innovative professional development ideas and trends that speak to diverse, equitable, and inclusive practices, and provide the college with the highest quality of training.
  • Collaborates with other departments offering professional development services that supports and/or enhances delivery of professional development opportunities for faculty members.
  • Aligns operations with the college’s strategic goals
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Ability to analyze data to create effective programs.
  • Knowledge of best practices in education, including pedagogy, theory, and andragogy.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide vision and direction in space of ambiguity
  • Knowledge of evidenced-based professional development standards, and delivery models,
  • Knowledge of current trends in higher education, teaching methods and strategies; best practices in faculty development; adult learning theory; planning and project management.
  • Knowledge of assessment, familiarity with budgets, and ability to support grants.
  • Knowledge of creating and supporting faculty learning communities.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Open Educational Resources.
  • Ability to teach and/or provide training in multiple modalities, i.e. face-to-face, online.
  • Ability to provide coaching and proper feedback.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences verbally and in writing, including electronic media.
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people and develop plans inclusive of all faculty (i.e. part-time faculty and continuing education faculty).
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and encourage inter/intra unit collaboration.
  • Ability to work with internal and external partners to provide professional development opportunities.
  • Excellent organizational, facilitation, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to successfully thrive in an environment of ambiguity, and to build and light a path that leads to results for instructors and students
  • Demonstrated knowledge in designing and facilitating professional development for educators
  • Demonstrated knowledge in providing professional learning opportunities and/or instructor coaching
Job Requirements

Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle or feel objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to a, personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. No significant climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  • As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
  • A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. A signed authorization for the release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.
Is Background Check Required?


Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or directly engaging with minor children on campus?


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number


Open Date


Close Date


Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Master's degree in education, administration or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have three years of experience in higher education?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have two years supervisory experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you now or in the future require visa sponsorship to continue working in the United States? As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, candidates must present acceptable documentation showing that they are a U.S. Citizen or a resident authorized to work in the U.S.
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  6. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Other

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