Reporting to the Executive Director of the Center for Engaged Pedagogy (CEP), the Associate Director will support all aspects of the Center’s operations, including the promotion and support of inclusive and innovative teaching, student learning, and community building amongst faculty, staff, and students. In particular, the CEP seeks an Associate Director who will conduct original research on any aspects of conflict resolution, antiracism, hate speech, anti-Semitism, and intergroup dialogues and who will develop workshops, consultations, and programming that use that research to advance the CEP's practice of supporting inclusive pedagogy. Other responsibilities include: collaborating with CEP staff and various campus partners on teaching support; offering faculty consultations on course design, teaching strategies, curriculum, and accessibility; and creating training programs for student fellows, teaching assistants, and academic leaders on the skills necessary for productively facilitating and supporting discussions on a variety of topics.
Center for Engaged Pedagogy: The Center for Engaged Pedagogy strengthens Barnard’s deep academic engagement and support for student and community well-being by facilitating trainings and fostering diverse learning contexts, developing and sharing scholarship, building and sustaining relationships, and providing tools and resources for faculty and students on teaching and learning. At the Center for Engaged Pedagogy, teaching and learning is a transformative process. Both students and teachers engage in meaningful teaching and learning practices that foster mutual growth and facilitate the collaborative cultivation of knowledge. The CEP is committed to supporting and striving towards inclusive and innovative pedagogical practices that acknowledge diverse ways of knowing, forms of expertise, and academic pathways.
Department: Center for Engaged Pedagogy
Required Qualification Summary:
● PhD in a relevant field. ● Experience teaching at the college level. ● Excellent interpersonal, collaborative and communication skills. ● Experience with project management. ● Experience with facilitation.
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