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Associate Director for Faculty Support and Pedagogy

Stanford University, Office of the Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education (VPUE)

Job Title: Associate Director for Faculty Support and Pedagogy
Reference Code: 1268425
Job Location: Stanford , CA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Academic administration & affairs
Deans, directors, registrar
Date Posted: 2018-08-06
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Stanford University
Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE)
Stanford Introductory Studies (SIS)

Associate Director for Faculty Support and Pedagogy

Within the Office of the Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education (VPUE), the Associate Director of Stanford Introductory Studies (SIS) has primary responsibility for pedagogy support for the 250+ faculty who teach Introductory Seminars (IntroSems), Sophomore College (SoCo) and other SIS courses. This position also supervises one academic technology specialist, collaborates with SIS senior staff on budget planning and development of program initiatives, and in collaboration with VPUE Assessment and Program Evaluation Manager, takes the lead on program assessment..

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Lead and oversee development, implementation, administration, and evaluation of pedagogy programs, workshops, individual consultations, web and print publications serving the 250+ faculty from all seven Schools of the University who teach SIS courses.
  • Faculty support and outreach.
  • Design and carry out evaluation of SIS teaching effectiveness.
  • Support Faculty Director in recruitment of faculty to teach in SIS programs
  • Provide support of orientation for new SIS faculty
  • Develop partnerships with offices across the University that promote effective teaching and learning.
  • Supervise, coach and mentor an SIS Academic Technology Specialist and student staff.

About the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) and SIS curricular programs

The mission of the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) is to partner with Stanford faculty, staff and students to produce and educate knowledgeable, engaged citizens and creative confident leaders for our future world.

Job Requirements

  • Advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred)
  • 3+ years relevant experience in teaching and academic administration
  • 2+ years relevant experience in program assessment and evaluation
  • Experience in developing program partnerships.
  • Expertise in effective pedagogy and knowledge of relevant educational research in field.
  • Advanced oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.

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