Senior Associate Director - The Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CELT) - (19001981)
Tufts University is a student-centered research university that educates approximately 11,500 graduate and undergraduate students, across ten schools.
The Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) is a University-wide resource for faculty and leadership development. It supports faculty in their multiple roles as teachers, researchers, leaders and members of the Tufts community. The Center is a division of the Office of the Provost and is guided by a Faculty Advisory Board comprised of University faculty and administrators from across Tufts, and representatives from the libraries and Educational Technology Services. CELT supports the Tufts mission across all of the schools by:
Championing teaching innovation and excellence through intensive faculty programs on teaching innovation, inclusion and assessment, curriculum and course design;
Writing and managing grants for the department and collaborating on faculty grants (i.e. HHMI, NSF) with an educational component;
Guiding and informing policy decisions that affect the learning and teaching mission;
Offering consultations on teaching and promoting the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Providing professional development opportunities for academic leaders.
Reporting to the Director, the Senior Associate Director plays a key role in managing the ongoing programming and supervision of staff. They will promote Tufts teaching excellence through working on strategic initiatives, serving on University committees, publishing and presenting CELT work at national and international conferences
Ph.D. or Ed.D. in education, higher education or related discipline
5-10 years of progressive leadership in a Teaching Center
Experience in designing, promoting and evaluating faculty development programming in a research or doctoral granting university
Knowledge of current and emerging "best practices" in the field of faculty development
Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with diverse populations
A creative and motivated self-starter who will contribute to a strong and highly collaborative team through developing and implementing tested and emerging ideas from the field
Excellent writing and oral communication skills
Strong facilitation skills
Teaching experience at the University level
Experience with curriculum development
Experience in leadership and mentoring program development
SoTL or educational publication record
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Academic Programs
Organization: Ctr for Enhance of Learn&Teach
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Nov 8, 2019, 10:18:45 AM
Internal Number: 19001981
About Tufts University
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.