Location: Fall River, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Tue Apr 9 2019 Job Description:
STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
The Senior Special Programs Coordinator of Teaching and Learning provides leadership for professional development activities focused on improving teaching and learning at the College. This individual is responsible for the implementation of the Lash Center for Teaching and Learning's (LCTL) strategic vision and for the programmatic function of the Center.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Dean of the Lash Center for Teaching and Learning.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Collaborate on assignments with other LCTL staff.
Develop, implement, monitor and assess programs and services that are informed by best practices in higher education to support excellence in teaching and learning and that lead to transformative educational experiences for students. This may include equity-minded instruction, High-Impact Practices, and course/curricular design across disciplines, tailored to faculty.
Foster a culture of reflective teaching with an emphasis on assessing students' learning; help faculty measure their students' progress toward achieving student learning outcomes.
Lead and support faculty learning communities.
Conduct confidential consultations with faculty members and departments regarding teaching and curricular development.
Participate in the planning, facilitation, and assessment of the College's campus-wide professional development days for faculty and staff.
Implement appropriate assessment tools to measure program impact; use available College data to guide and inform decision-making to improve programs and services continuously.
Form partnerships with other units and centers on campus that support faculty development.
Promote a campus culture that values and recognizes the importance of teaching excellence and student learning.
Promote inclusive excellence in teaching and the infusion of diversity into the curriculum/ classroom.
Establish a process to recognize, celebrate, and award excellence, tapping both in-house and external resources.
Oversee and manage in-house electronic marketing and communications (e.g. website, blog, social media, submitting announcement to Bristol Weekly) as appropriate.
Participate in institutional outcome assessment of student learning efforts.
Serve on college committees.
Perform other related duties as assigned, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Master's Degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Business Administration, Marketing, Education Administration, or other related field.
Three years experience in related field.
Working knowledge of the research on teaching and learning, including trends and emerging practices.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated effective teaching and facilitation skills.
The ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
Demonstrated ability to:
Successfully manage projects.
Design and implement programs.
Work with a variety of disciplines and teaching styles.
Collaborate across multiple levels of an institution.
Ability to speak a language in addition to English.
In college teaching and use of associated technology.
In research, experiential education and High Impact Practices.
Designing and implementing faculty development programming.
Working with faculty on teaching development related to issues of diversity, inclusion, accessibility and/or underrepresented populations of students.
Designing and consulting on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning projects
POSITION STATUS: This is an MCCC/MTA, full time, unit position with benefits.
SALARY: $55,827 - $80,700 Labor Grade - 5 - actual salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and in accordance with the MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Internal Number: 109306
About Bristol Community College
Bristol Community College is a comprehensive, public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), offering degree and certificate programs that give our students the skills they need to transition successfully to the workforce, to a four-year institution or promote individual opportunity. As one of fifteen Massachusetts community colleges, BCC offers a wide range of educational programs and community services. It develops and presents programs for the entire community, from children to senior citizens, and it is well known for its friendly atmosphere and a faculty that cares about its students. We serve more than 11,987 students at campuses in Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, Taunton, and online. The Workforce Education Institute develops active partnerships with business and industry, preK-12, colleges and universities, and social service agencies to maintain relevance and effectiveness of all credit and noncredit programming. The College enrolls over 18,667 students a year in community services program, in workforce development, adult literacy, personal enrichment, and our Kids College program. We value and respect diversity with...in Bristol Community College and the world while preparing well-rounded learners for employment and for life. BCC is a signatory to the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment and as such is actively committed to sustainability throughout all areas of the College.