Faculty Training and Development Manager

Location: Chandler, AZ
  
Unitek College is looking for a seasoned, passionate educator with a solid grasp on adult teaching methods, formative assessment strategies, and application of technology in the classroom.
 
Do you have experience delivering direct instruction in a college or university setting? Do you enjoy pursuing new technologies to identify opportunities for use and implementation in the classroom? And do you know how to create active lesson plans?
 
The Manager of Faculty Training and Development is chiefly tasked with overseeing the creation and maintenance of scalable training initiatives for on-boarding and longitudinal – ongoing – training events that promote the growth of all faculty. This role is in charge of the management, improvement, and extension of current training programs for faculty across assigned academic programs.
 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL
 
·         Demonstrable experience monitoring and evaluating faculty development programs presented by faculty, facilitators, or external experts to ensure the quality of instruction and the achievement of program goals.
·         Demonstrable knowledge of and experience in adult learning, andragogy, and active learning best practices.
·         Must be a data-driven, energetic, and highly organized individual able to prioritize and execute multiple tasks.
·         Requires an orientation to detail, a solid technical aptitude.
·         Demonstrable knowledge and experience in creating instructional materials, and using instructional technology and instructional content
·         Requires the ability to learn, adjust, and respond in a dynamic, fast paced, and constantly changing environment
·         Possesses strong oral, written, and interpersonal skill and the ability to deal with multiple constituencies
·         Must be service-oriented, able to build rapport with faculty and staff, and deal with competing demands
·         Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with both internal and external workgroups
·         Familiarity with multiple browsers required.
 
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 
  • Develop and analyze data to provide regular reports on faculty learning needs.
  • Work as a technological problem solver for technical requests with Moodle, Evolve, and other online learning management systems
  • Monitor and report on the training progress of instructors
  • Analyze, design, develop, implement, and evaluate individual and group training workshops and sessions
  • Organize training workshops and events for faculty teaching fully online courses a well as those using web-supported online classroom and face-to-face courses on all campuses of Unitek College
  • Engage with new members of the faculty during the onboarding process
  • Develops training and faculty development programs by researching topics, viewing and evaluating content materials, and making recommendations. Applies best practices in teaching, instructional design and development and pedagogical theories and process.
  • Coordinates specialized training for faculty development. Identifies and evaluates consultants, program facilitators, and faculty leaders to deliver high quality programs. Assesses program success by developing evaluations and maintaining metrics and measures.
  • Monitors and evaluates faculty development programs presented by faculty, facilitators, or external experts to ensure the quality of instruction and the achievement of program goals.
 
 
MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
  • Advanced degree (Masters or Doctorate) in Adult Education or a combination of relevant experience, education and training that equates to the required degree.
  • Five years of experience in a teaching and learning role; planning direct instruction; working with lesson plans, assessment tools, and online resources.
 
 
 

 
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