Assistant Director, Pedagogy and Technology

Ohio, United States
02 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Cincinnati’s Center for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning (CET&L) invites applications for an Assistant Director to join a thriving and engaged team of scholars and professionals supporting excellence in educational development at one of the nation’s top 25 public-research universities. Under the general direction of CET&L’s Director, the Assistant Director of Pedagogy & Technology will be responsible for developing CET&L’s face-to-face and online programming and resources related to effective and innovative use of the Learning Management System (LMS) and other educational technologies in face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses. The Assistant Director will work in close coordination with Undergraduate Studies, Enterprise Academic Technologies, and UC Online to deliver high-quality, learner-centered support for technology throughout the curriculum.

Duties include management of the CET&L’s existing efforts at the intersection of teaching and technology, including guiding the use of technology in course design, content-delivery, student engagement, and the assessment/evaluation of student learning. The position works collaboratively with other CET&L staff to contribute to the center’s ongoing operations; candidates must have the ability to organize and effectively communicate complex information, problem solve, and apply creative solutions. Other essential qualities include a strong team orientation, flexibility, interpersonal communication skills, public speaking experience, program development, strong time management, and prior teaching or training experience.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in related field with one (1) years’ experience OR- Bachelor's degree with three (3) years’ experience OR- Associate's degree with five (5) years’ experience OR- seven (7) years’ experience. Experience must be in a field related to the position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated technology skills and ability, including the use of a LMS and other educational technology
  • Knowledge of research-based best practices in the use of educational technology
  • Experience delivering professional development/training or teaching in higher education
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate, motivate, and collaborate with others to meet desired outcomes.
  • The successful candidate must be creative, collaborative, and flexible; detail-oriented, and thrive in a dynamic, team-oriented environment.
  • A terminal degree or master’s degree with significant progress toward doctorate
  • Experience working with teaching and learning center programs
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for a range of educational technologies that support innovative pedagogies
  • Familiarity with Quality Matters rubrics and standards and/or OLC Scorecard
  • Experience teaching online or in hybrid courses within the higher education context
  • Accomplishments such as professional presentations, grants, or publications in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) or Discipline-Based Education Research (DBER)
  • Experience teaching in the Canvas LMS and/or training and otherwise supporting others in using Canvas

Please include a Cover Letter with your application for full consideration.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.