Thursday, September 27, 2012

Directorship at Georgia Institute of Technology

Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning Assistant/Associate Director for Education Georgia Institute of Technology We are seeking a dynamic professional to lead the coordination of current programs and courses, and the design and implementation of new programs for graduate students, teaching assistants, and others interested in academic careers. The minimum requirements for this position include an earned doctorate plus at least five years relevant academic experience (at least three of these years should be after the doctorate). Experience working in graduate student development and/or Teaching Assistant training is required, while additional experience as a faculty member in a discipline represented at Georgia Tech is preferred. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to both work independently and in a team, and must know how to collaborate across different disciplines. The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation's top research universities, distinguished by its commitment to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology. Georgia Tech's campus occupies 400 acres in the heart of the city of Atlanta, where more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students receive a focused, technologically based education. The Institute offers many nationally recognized, top-ranked programs. Undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered in the Colleges of Architecture, Engineering, Sciences, Computing, Business, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. Georgia Tech consistently ranks among U.S. News & World Report's top ten public universities in the United States. In a world that increasingly turns to technology for solutions, Georgia Tech is using innovative teaching and advanced research to define the technological university of the 21st century. The Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL) at Georgia Tech is an institute-wide Center which services all disciplines. The goal of CETL is to enhance the teaching and learning standard of excellence by fostering, recognizing and rewarding a community of unparalleled teachers and learners through our commitment to faculty development, assessment, and support. Some of the current programs that are offered for students through CETL include:  Teaching Assistant Orientation programs  Tech to Teaching (see courses for future faculty and secondary teachers  Workshops and seminars  Campus-wide recognition of excellent teaching assistants  On-line course surveys for teaching assistants  Individual consultations The new Assistant or Associate Director (title will depend on level of experience of the chosen candidate) will collaborate with the appropriate people on campus, will work with the Director to help promote CETL programs, and will be a member of CETL who is involved in all existing programs. Georgia Tech offers an outstanding benefits package that includes 21 vacation days and 12 paid institutional holidays each year along with several group insurance and tax deferred programs. Please forward a letter of application, resume/vita, along with names, titles, and email address for five references all in a single word or pdf file electronically to: Sharon Baines at Review of candidates will begin on October 15th and will proceed until the position is filled. The expected start date is December 1, 2012.