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Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning

Employer
Centenary College of Louisiana
Location
Louisiana, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Mar 30, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Development & Advancement
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for the founding director of its Center for Teaching and Learning. The CTL Director provides leadership and coordination of faculty development and student academic support activities with the aim of enhancing pedagogy, learning, and student success in support of the college’s mission to prepare global citizens to live productive lives of vitality and purpose.

Reporting to the Associate Dean, the CTL Director will be responsible for providing a centralized “hub” to incubate effective teaching among faculty, promote faculty development, and to provide increased support for student learning and academic integration. To fulfill this purpose, the founding director will:

 Design and deliver regular faculty development activities to support effective and inclusive pedagogy, including teaching in multiple modalities for specialized student

  • Develop and implement a data-informed approach to faculty development and student success, including integrating tools into the college's LMS (Canvas), collect and report data on a regular
  • Coordinate with Academic Affairs, Library Services, Student Support, Integrated Advising, and Counseling and Disability Services to further enhance holistic faculty and student
  • Consolidate the writing center and tutor functions, as well as offer regular workshops (study skills, time-management, how to do presentations, ) all in one location.
  • In collaboration with the College's faculty and Director of Career Development and Internships, coordinate and supervise, internship and research opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate level on projects and topics related to teaching and learning.
  • If appropriate, teach in an academic

 

Minimum qualifications include a Master’s degree and a minimum of three years of related experience; demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning; excellent collaboration, leadership, communication, and management skills.

 

Preference will be given to candidates with a terminal degree in a related field; scholarly contributions to the fields of teaching and learning or other educational research; and/or experience with a selective, residential, liberal arts college.

Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. EOE.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume or curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Candidate materials should address experience and/or commitment to advancing the College’s commitment to diversity. Official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a background check are required before a candidate can be hired.

To apply, send application materials to hr@centenary.edu or:

Department of Human Resources

Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, Louisiana 71104

Email: hr@centenary.edu 

Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the

Mississippi River and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.

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