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Director, The Academy for Teaching and Learning (ATL)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

Posting Details

Classification Information

Classification Type EHRA

Position Overview

Primary Purpose of Position

The Director of the Academy of Teaching and Learning (ATL) is a senior academic appointment, with some teaching responsibilities, and reports to the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Undergraduate Programs. Candidates should be eligible for appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in a tenure-track position (commensurate with qualifications and experience) and must be qualified in one of the University’s academic departments. The Director is responsible for the planning and administration of faculty development programs, in collaboration with the academic Deans and departmental chairpersons. The Director is expected to be active in the professional associations related to the scholarship of teaching and learning. In addition, the Director is expected to publish regularly in scholarly journals and obtain external grants to support the activities of the ATL.

The Director’s responsibilities include strategic thinking, excellence in teaching and learning, fostering an understanding of pedagogy and the use of learning data and assessment to improve teaching, developing programs around the application of best practices to ensure overall improvements in the delivery of instruction; collaborating with the Center for Distance Education to assure consistent quality in both traditional and online courses. The successful candidate for the Director’s position will work closely with academic Deans to promote effective curriculum design, assessment of learning, and overall faculty development to ensure excellence in teaching and learning at the University.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

NCAT is an 1890 land-grant doctoral research university dedicated to learning, discovery, and community engagement. It is the largest historically black college or university (HBCU) in the nation and its enrollment exceeds 11,500 students, approximately 1,500 of whom are graduate students. The students are served by more than 700 faculty, teaching at the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels. The University is committed to excellence in teaching and learning.

Minimum Requirements

Successful applicants will hold a PhD in one of the disciplines offered at the University and will have a proven record of excellence in teaching and significant accomplishments in research, including effective teaching and learning principles and practices, expertise in the effective use of instructional technology to promote teaching and learning, as well as a commitment to provide innovative leadership in instructional and faculty development. The successful applicant will also have experience working collaboratively with diverse groups of people (academic, technological and administrative), and excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. A completed PhD is required, as is extensive experience in faculty, program and curriculum development. An understanding of the process of educational change within a university culture, and experience implementing programs to support the teaching and learning of faculty and students are essential.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Required License or Certification

Position Information

Working Title Director, The Academy for Teaching and Learning (ATL)
Position Number 001115
Salary Range Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Administrators & Research
Appointment Type Permanent - Full-time
Tenure Track Yes
FTE
If Time Limited, Appointment Length

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number EPA0631
Open Date 01/12/2018
Close Date - for postings that do not use Open Until Filled
Open Until Filled Yes
Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search 02/12/2018
Date Position Available March 1, 2018
Special Instructions to Applicant

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.

Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.

North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate where you learned of this position:
    • NCA&T Website
    • UNC System Job Board
    • Indeed.com
    • NC Employment Security Commission
    • NCA&T Employee
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcript
  4. Letter of Interest
  5. Bachelor's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  6. Master's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  7. Terminal Degree - Copy of transcripts
  8. Statement of Leadership and Management Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214)