The Assistant or Associate Professor contributes significantly to the management and implementation of all faculty development programs in the Leadership and Excellence in Academic Development Division and provides leadership for the Master of Education program as the Director. This position is mission critical to the offering of programming to support the development of our faculty in all schools and to the ongoing success of the Master of Education program.
Essential Functions The Assistant or Associate Professor responsibilities include the following:
• Plan, support, implement and evaluate the University’s Faculty Development in all areas of course and instructional development for the Schools of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Arts and Sciences and Graduate Studies.
• Consult with faculty across all ranks and disciplines on pedagogy (e.g., teaching and course design, project team leading), scholarship, (all stages of scholarship) and professional development.
• Assist Schools, Chairs, course directors, faculty, and administration with pedagogical issues (e.g. curriculum design (project team leading), accreditation compliance as related to instruction.
• Contribute to the development of policy on matters affecting teaching and learning through contribution to departmental, School and University senate committees.
• Train faculty and students in facilitation of group learning; evaluate and improve the quality of group learning activities and programs across campus.
• Assist in the implementation of the twice-yearly New Faculty Orientation.
• Conduct higher educational scholarship and dissemination of research.
• Assist Schools with development of scholarly activities by faculty
• Observe and support course implementation and instruction
• Work on special projects and tasks in collaboration and at the request of the Director of Faculty Development, the Chair of DES, Provost and/or President.
• Create mechanisms to enhance faculty learning transfer and track impact/transfer including administering and monitoring data collection and analysis to make recommendations to LEAD and DES at the end of each term. Master of Education Program
• Direct the design, development, delivery, planning and coordination of the Master of Education program.
• Provide curriculum, instructional, and administrative support to all MEd faculty
• Review and provide feedback on all new course and program proposals within the MEd and for other programs in the School of Graduate Studies
• Participate in Program Directors meetings in the School of Graduate Studies
• Recruit and retain qualified students and manage advising for all students
• Build and maintain relationships with the Ministry of Education and other educational institutions in Grenada
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• A terminal degree (Ph D, D Ed, or Ed D – preferably in Education, Educational Policy, Medical Education, or Instructional Development.
• Preference will be given to applicants with experience in graduate health sciences and/or medical education but is not required.
Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Experience in higher education instruction and faculty/instructional/educational development.
• Research expertise and a record of scholarly publications recognized nationally/internationally by peers.
• A record of service to the community/institution/profession.
• Expertise in supporting and implementing a comprehensive institution-wide faculty development plan.
• Acknowledged academic ability in the disciplines underlying faculty development, i.e., theoretical expertise should already be established.
• Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication, collaboration, and educational technology skills
• Commitment to ongoing personal and professional development