Director - Faculty Development

Employer
Utah Valley University
Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 1, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time


Director - Faculty Development

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

Summary:
This position is responsible for faculty development functions within Academic Affairs. Responsibilities include creating meaningful faculty development opportunities for the purpose of achieving the institution's goal of exceptional care, exceptional accountability, and exceptional results. The individual collaborates across Academic Affairs, including academic departments, People and Culture, Digital Transformation, and other branches of administration to support full-time and part-time faculty members' efforts to develop their careers and personal interests, develop networks, and communicating across the institution and service area, mentoring colleagues, pursuing leadership opportunities, and monitoring the Faculty Development budget. UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited institution with a master’s degree in a related discipline plus minimum two years of relevant staff level experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge:
  • Trends in programming and activities that promote continuous career development, productivity, and recognition.
  • Empirically-based practices and innovative technologies to advance faculty career development, including for under-represented faculty, and support for UVU’s teaching-first mission.
  • Strategic planning in higher education or other non-profit organizations.
  • Understanding of change-management and growth-mindset leadership theories relevant to higher education or other non-profit organizations.


Skills:
  • Program planning and management skills.
  • Public relations, social media, and marketing skills.
  • Flexibility and creativity skills with ability to adjust to growth and shift priorities as needed.
  • Effective conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Abilities:
  • Ability to work independently on a complex, multi-task level, solve problems, and follow through to completion.
  • Ability to listen and respond to various stakeholders to support needs and strategic initiatives.
  • Ability to collaborate with people of diverse thoughts and backgrounds.
  • Experience in professional development program design and administration.



Preferred Qualifications:


Physical Requirements:
Work is performed in a normal office/teaching environment.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: $56,842 - $71,053

Advertisement Number: STA69821
Open Date: 09/30/2021
Review Start Date: 10/06/2021
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Please ensure that the cover letter refers to the summary, knowledge skills and abilities, and requirements.

Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the “Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

Please list a minimum of three professional references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/24913

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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