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Director of CATL

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Mar 25, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Instructional Technology & Design
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information Working Title:  Director of CATL
UW System Title:  Teaching, Learning, & Technology Director
  Essential Job Functions

This position reports in equal parts to the Division of Academic Affairs through the Associate Provost, and the Division of Information Technology through the Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer and provides guidance for the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning and its staff. The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning supports the access-oriented teaching, learning, and technology mission of the university. The individual in the position will work collaboratively with numerous offices across the university to support faculty and instructors to advance teaching and learning. The Director provides leadership and support for pedagogy, course design, course delivery, and emerging learning technologies for all teaching modalities through coordination of instructor professional development efforts. This position provides faculty development to advance initiatives that promote student learning and success and facilitates the access mission with four campus locations. Services and programs provided may include, but are not limited to, the following: the advancement of teaching excellence for all teaching modalities, course development and transformation based on enhancing student engagement and learning outcomes, the effective use of teaching and learning technologies and quality course design.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Promote a campus culture that champions the importance of equitable and inclusive learning environments.
  • Assist instructors with identifying, implementing and assessing instructional methods and emerging technologies to advance quality of instruction.
  • Develop and maintain a resource library in best practices in teaching, learning, leadership, and curricular assessment.
  • Meet with academic departments and deans regarding instructor development and teaching technology needs and issues.
  • Support and foster the creation of instructor learning communities.
  • Support initiatives and strategic goals in the University strategic plan.
  • Develop, deliver, and coordinate professional development opportunities that support effective teaching practices, across all instructional classifications and career stages.
  • Partner with UW System Office of Professional and Instructional Development to support UWGB’s engagement with System initiatives.
  • Coordinate the design and management of campus teaching and learning spaces (e.g., smart classrooms, computer labs, etc.) to effectively distribute resources and improve technology.
  • Inspire innovation and experimentation with academic technologies, identifying champions who can showcase technology advancement at UWGB.
  • Provide supervision to the staff in CATL and oversee budget.
  • Implement best practices in technology service design and delivery in partnership with the IT Directors.
  • Coordinate the activities of the Instructional Development Council to ensure faculty involvement in the initiatives that are managed by CATL.
  • Opportunity to teach appropriate coursework as time allows, up to a 6-credit load per year.
Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Doctorate or terminal degree in field at time of application
  • Earned or potential to earn tenured faculty status
  • 5 years’ full-time teaching experience, including experience with online instruction
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, intercultural understanding, and professional development of faculty and staff
  • Experience with researching and implementing academic technology solutions
  • Engagement in higher education research and/or the scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Demonstrated knowledge of instructional and curricular design
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current pedagogical practices, especially high-impact practices and experiences
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices for assessment and program development in higher education
  • Experience with best practices for instructional technologies
  • Demonstrated experience creating faculty development and training activities
  • Excellent judgment including sensitivity to personal and confidential information
  • Have the ability to delegate and prioritize work

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience with accessibility topics in an academic setting, including knowledge of individual accommodations, creation and remediation of digital content, and familiarity with campus resources to develop and support accessibility.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering an environment in support of an open access institutional mission
  • Demonstrated experience in infusing equity, diversity, and inclusion into the curriculum
  • Experience working with underrepresented students
  • Experience successfully administering complex projects and monitoring budgets


The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace.  The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions Of Appointment

This position may have the option to work on-campus or a hybrid schedule subject to approved telecommuting request. CATL Director may be required to travel to in-person conferences and similar events as part of their leadership role. 

Position is a full-time Limited appointment.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s).  A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s).  In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. 

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.

Salary

Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

BENEFIT DETAILS

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package to meet the diverse needs of its employees. This includes several health insurance options, with annual deductibles as low as $250/individual and $500/family. Our benefits package also includes dental, vision, several life insurance options, AD&D and Accident insurance and Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts. We participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), where employer contributions begin immediately and employees are fully vested after 5 years of service. The UW System also provides supplemental retirement savings programs including a 403(b) and Deferred Compensation.

In addition, employees receive several types of paid leave benefits, which are prorated for employees working less than 100%. This includes 9 legal holidays, 36 hours of personal holiday and between 96-130 hours of sick leave annually. Employees earn 13-27 days of vacation each year, depending on years of service and employment type.

For more details, please review the benefit quick guide linked below. To Apply

Please go to the full job posting at https://www.uwgb.edu/human-resources/employment/career-opportunities/director-of-catl/, and select the applicable application link. 

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Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter specifically addressing qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and contact information for three references


If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:


Kim Mezger
Phone: (920) 465-2082
Email: mezgerk@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Monday, April 4, 2022.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our University Police website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.

 

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