Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Staff Posted On: Wed Jan 15 2020 Job Description:
Internal Search: only WKU employees currently working in a non-temporary status are eligible to apply.
The Assistant Director will be responsible for two primary responsibilities. The first is to ensure that existing and evolving Student Success initiatives (such as the First-Year Experience, the Summer Scholars Program, and Living and Learning communities) are pedagogically sound, academically sustainable, and regularly assessed. The second is to advance programming that underscores the value of diversity and inclusion in teaching and learning. In short, the CITL Assistant Director will support WKU's strategic goals by helping to both implement the institution's DEI Plan as well as sustain and report on a range High-Impact Practices (HIPs). The Assistant Director will report to the CITL Director and work closely with the Center's other staff.
Knowledge of high-impact and experiential learning principles, standards, and practices.
Knowledge of current higher education diversity, inclusion, and equity trends.
Strong planning and organizational skills and the ability to work independently and interdependently.
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
Western Kentucky University (WKU) is committed to a policy of providing equal employment and educational opportunities to all candidates. Western Kentucky University will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, age, uniformed services, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or physical or mental disability in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
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