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Coordinator of Faculty & Graduate Student Development

Employer
University of Georgia
Location
Athens, Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 3, 2024

Job Details


Position Summary

The University of Georgia seeks an organized and thoughtful individual to join the Center for Teaching and Learning ( CTL ) as a Coordinator of Faculty and Graduate Student Development. The CTL is a unit of the Office of Instruction, whose central mission is to provide university-wide leadership, collaboration, and support on matters related to instruction. The Coordinator of Faculty and Graduate Student Development reports to the Associate Director for Teaching and Learning, and collaborates with other CTL educational developers. At the CTL, Coordinators work under the guidance of the Associate Director to develop and execute plans and protocols for effective and efficient operations in their area. They manage and oversee the implementation of programs and services, coordinate and support external facing initiatives, cultivate and maintain relationships with individuals from campus partner units, provide training, consultations, and support for individuals across campus, collaborate with their CTL colleagues, and more.

The individual filling this position will join the CTL team in supporting instruction across all UGA schools and colleges. The instructional development services that may be included in this individual’s portfolio could include one-on-one consultations, instructional workshops, consultations, facilitation of mid-semester formative evaluations of teaching, leadership of specific CTL programs, and more. This coordinator will also provide support for instructional use of our learning management system.

There will also be an opportunity for this individual to teach at least once per year within our slate of graduate level teaching development courses.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, those wishing to apply for this position should submit application materials by June 13, 2024.

Posting Details

Posting Number

F1960P

Working Title

Coordinator of Faculty & Graduate Student Development

Department

VPI-Teaching & Learning Center

About the University of Georgia

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( https://www.uga.edu/ ). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

College/Unit/Department website

Posting Type

External

Retirement Plan

TRS or ORP

Employment Type

Employee

Benefits Eligibility

Benefits Eligible

Underutilization

None

Advertised Salary

$59,000 - $61,000

Anticipated Start Date

08/15/2024

Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)

Job Posting Date

05/03/2024

Job Closing Date

Open until filled

Yes

Location of Vacancy

Athens Area

EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).

USG Core Values Statement

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning, as well the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct .

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653 .

Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title

Academic Professional AC

FLSA

Faculty Rank

Academic Professional Associate

Contract Type

Fiscal (12 mo.)

Tenure Status

Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications
  • A terminal degree with anticipated completion no later than December 2024.
Additional Requirements

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification
  • 2 years experience mentoring and/or collaborating effectively with peers or instructional staff to improve student learning.
  • 1-2 years experience working in a teaching center or similar unit at a research university.
  • At least one year of teaching experience in higher education, and a demonstrated commitment to improving teaching on the basis of research on teaching and learning.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
  • Evidence of the ability to provide professional (teaching) development in higher education for faculty and/or graduate students.
  • Evidence of excellent presentation, facilitation, and project management skill, including the ability to attend to detail and manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, instructional design, and/or educational development in higher education – preferably at a large public research university.
  • Evidence of the ability to develop and facilitate programs for faculty at various career stages – including but not limited to facilitating teaching workshops and/or learning communities, conducting teaching observations, and facilitating the small group instructional diagnosis process.
  • Practical knowledge of Brightspace by D2L and the use of learning technology in teaching.
Physical Demands

Is this a Position of Trust?

No

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?

No

Does this position require a P-Card?

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?

No

Is driving a responsibility of this position?

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?

No

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)

No

Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website .

Background Investigation Policy

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia; confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials (including reference checks) as they relate to the job-based requirements of the position applied for; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be subject to a pre-employment drug test for positions with high-risk responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the UGA Background Check website .

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Provide educational development services for faculty and graduate students (e.g., workshops, consultations, facilitation of mid-semester formative evaluations of teaching, leadership of specific CTL programs).

Percentage Of Time

65

Duties/Responsibilities

Provide support for instructors and TAs using our learning management system.

Percentage Of Time

20

Duties/Responsibilities

Teach once per year within our slate of graduate level teaching courses (offered through the graduate school).

Percentage Of Time

10

Duties/Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned

Percentage Of Time

5

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents

Company

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