University of Pennsylvania ASSOC DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR TEACHING & LEARNING in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 04-29069
Posted Job Title ASSOC DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR TEACHING & LEARNING
School Name Provost Interdisciplinary Programs
Org Center for Teaching and Learning
Posted to the Web 06/13/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 027
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 9-5
Position Length Ongoing
Position End Date
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
The Center for Teaching and Learning seeks an associate director who will specialize in supporting inclusive teaching at the University of Pennsylvania. This position will take an active role in all aspects of the center, but will particularly contribute to CTL’s commitment to support inclusive and equitable teaching that helps the diversity of Penn students to thrive. This associate director will both lead programs focused on inclusive teaching for faculty, graduate students and other instructors, and help CTL to incorporate inclusive practices in its programming broadly. Working as part of the CTL team as well as independently, this position will contribute to the center’s programming, including, but not limited to: organizing and leading discussions and workshops on teaching; consulting with instructors and observing classes; supporting particular initiative around inclusion; and communicating with groups throughout Penn to develop and coordinate teaching programs. The ideal candidate may also be eligible to teach part-time at Penn. The Center for Teaching and Learning works to help instructors at every level at Penn excel in their teaching, to enhance the culture of teaching at the university, and, in turn, to increase the quality of education at Penn.
Master’s degree required, Ph.D. strongly preferred plus a minimum of 2-3 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred skills and experience, teaching at the college level, experience in and ideas about teacher development, expertise in inclusive teaching and teaching diverse students, ability to develop and administer teaching improvement programs and the ability to work with a variety of disciplines and teaching styles. Excellent communication skills a must.
Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
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