Teaching and Learning Consultant 7148BR Provost Center for Teaching and Learning
Detailed Job Description Live our values, embrace diverse perspectives, and nurture the RIT community to remain a great place to work for all. As a Teaching and Learning Consultant, the position, reporting to the Executive Director of the CTL, provides support to faculty, instructional staff and teaching assistants in their development needs. The role requires the ability to research, design, develop and deliver training program needs that place RIT at the center of teaching and learning excellence. As a consultant, the role provides leadership and expertise on contemporary teaching and learning theory and practice.
Research, design and facilitate opportunities for faculty, instructional staff and teaching assistants to learn evidence-based, student-centered, inclusive teaching and learning practices that promote teaching excellence and to support the process of learning.
Consult with faculty on effective course design and delivery principles, strategies and techniques, the use of academic technologies across all modalities including in-person, blended, hybrid and online and assist in supporting CTL grant programs.
Assist faculty in diagnosing issues related to teaching and learning, and devise strategies to increase effectiveness. Consultation may include observation and feedback on teaching activities.
Research, design, plan and manage faculty, instructional staff and teaching assistants' development events related to teaching and learning.
Advance a culture of inclusion, equity, experimentation, dialogue, and reflection about teaching and learning.
Participate in pilots/trials of new modes and models of teaching and learning, including application of academic technology to learning.
Track usage of services, supported resources and the outcomes of pilot/trial activities, to inform continuous improvement of processes and resources for teaching and learning.
OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED
Minimum Qualifications Education/Experience:
Bachelors degree in Instructional Design or Instructional Technology, or a related field
Three or more years experience in instructional design and development, and academic technology
Three or more years experience providing direct service and/or consulting to others
At least two years experience managing projects and events
At least one year experience facilitating learning events
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment
Solid understanding of best practices in multi-mode education delivery models, and technology tools
Proficiency with emerging technologies and their appropriate application to teaching and learning
Ability to serve as a teaching and learning advocate to internal and external clients
Highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks concurrently
Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment
Exemplary interpersonal, project management and written and verbal communication skills
Well-developed faculty service skills, proven ability to develop / sustain productive faculty relationships
Enthusiastic, innovative and forward-thinking
Experience in development, delivery and evaluation of workshops and individual faculty consultation.
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 118A
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the 'Great Colleges to Work For.' RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu .