Location: Fall River, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Wed Aug 14 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 Division for Teaching and Learning.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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.
Engage all members of the Bristol community in professional development (full-time faculty, adjunct faculty, staff, and administrators).
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, staff, and departments regarding teaching and curricular development.
Lead and participate in the planning, facilitation, and assessment of the college's campus-wide professional development days for faculty and staff.
Collaborate on assignments with other LCTL 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 LCTL electronic marketing and communications (e.g. website, blog, social media, submitting announcements to Bristol Weekly) as appropriate.
Participate in institutional outcome assessment of student learning efforts.
Serve on college committees.
Perform other 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 of experience and/or training in a related field, such as teaching.
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.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office business software (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).
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.
Work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body
Ability to speak a language in addition to English.
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.
POSITION STATUS: This is an MCCC/MTA, full time, unit position with benefits, some nights and weekends required.
SALARY: $55,827 - $66,432 Labor Grade - 5 - actual salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and in accordance with the MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Bristol Community College has core values rooted in student success and lifelong learning. For more than 50 years, Bristol Community College has served as a leading resource for education and workforce development in the region.
The college offers a rich variety of degree, certificate, and training programs along with flexible online offerings that lead to an associate degree, a career-ready certificate, or the ability to transfer to baccalaureate colleges throughout the state and country. The Center for Workforce and Community Education provides customized training for businesses and the community. The college also strives to put the needs of learners first with support services and career advancement opportunities that lead to student success by reducing barriers to educational access.
With locations in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, and Taunton, Bristol Community College is nestled in charming Southeastern Massachusetts - a great place to learn, grow, live and work. From city life to seaside, Bristol Community College locations are in close proximity to bustling metro areas such as Boston and Providence and centrally located to the spectacular beaches and coastline of... Cape Cod, Newport, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, and Block Island. The area is also home to fine dining, thriving historic districts, and a short commute to New England ski areas.
The College annually serves more than 11,000 credit students and 18,000 students who participate in noncredit activities. Bristol Community College is one of the largest employers in the region and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment with a rich diversity of beliefs, cultures, languages, abilities, and lifestyles. Committed to enriching its educational experience through a supportive community, Bristol Community College actively encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply and achieve our vision to change the world by changing lives, learner by learner. Bristol Community College is a public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). www.BristolCC.edu