The Office of Academic Affairs at Old Dominion University is accepting applications for the Educational Program Developer (full-time, 12 month) position. This position will assist the Director of the Center for Faculty Development with the planning, development, coordination, management, and assessment of various professional development activities and programs. Other duties include:
Research, develop, facilitate, and assess programs to assist faculty development and success.
Manage course and curriculum development projects from inception to completion with advanced assessment of such projects.
Identify and advocate for research-based based practices for teaching and learning; determine the strategies, services and support necessary for faculty to be effective teachers.
Create and lead workshops for faculty on a wide variety of topics related to teaching and faculty success.
Work collaboratively with various divisions within the university to promote faculty professional development.
Provide effective communication and marketing strategies for the Center for Faculty Development.
Required Education: Master’s degree in education, communication, psychology, humanities, or related field.
Required Qualifications: Considerable experience in related field in teaching, communication or program development. Considerable experience in curriculum change, internationalization and/or instructional design project management. Considerable experience in the design, implementation, delivery and assessment of faculty development initiatives and programs. Basic/working experience working with faculty and in a university environment. Considerable knowledge of higher-education learning environments. Considerable knowledge of the scholarship on teaching and learning (SoTL), pedagogy, assessment strategies, high-impact practices, problem-based learning, and faculty development. Basic knowledge of mentoring. Expertise in higher education pedagogy, high impact practices and instructional design. Expertise in project management, data collection and analysis and curation. Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and publishing); attention to detail. Excellent research and problem-solving skills. Effective networking skills. Familiarity with tools for information access, collaboration, and instruction using current technologies. Proficient skill in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SWAY, Access, Outlook, and PhotoShop along with Google Drive, and ePortfolio) or other similar applications. Ability to prioritize tasks and be skilled in time management and handling multiple assignments. Demonstrated ability and commitment to diversity and inclusion. Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with a variety of constituencies. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team.
Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate degree in education, communication, psychology, humanities, or related field. Extensive knowledge of higher-education learning environments. Extensive experience in curriculum change, internationalization and/or instructional design project management.
Review Date: The initial application review date for this position is September 23, 2019 and will remain open until filled.