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Faculty Development Director

Apply now Job no: 493687
Work type: Regular full time
Location: Stratford, New Jersey
Categories: Faculty - School of Osteopathic Medicine


Job Description 

Job Title:                         Director - Faculty Development          

Department:                   Academic Affairs

Facility:                            RowanSOM Academic Center, Suite 210, Stratford campus

Reports To:                     Senior Associate Dean, Academic Affairs  


An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and entrepreneurial individual to develop and deliver teaching and learning support activities for faculty to enhance the teaching process, support the faculty’s personal development efforts, and maximize student learning.    

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. (Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Provide campus leadership for the development and implementation of comprehensive, coordinated programming, curriculum, and support for faculty that promote excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, technology and scholarship.
  • Work closely with the Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Director of Academic Affairs, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, and other key stakeholders to determine faculty development needs, implement a faculty development plan and assess the plan to support the continuous improvement of instructional skills, classroom management skills and assessment knowledge. 
  • Collaborate with the Offices of Curriculum, Clinical Education, Center for Teaching and Learning, Assessment, and other departments to ensure programming is meeting the university's needs for faculty development.
  • Coordinate faculty development programming such as delivering group workshops and individual coaching sessions, conducting new faculty orientation, developing mentoring programs, assessing learner skills and qualifications, and measuring training success.
  • Coordinate faculty development activities for basic science and clinical faculty on the SOM campus in Stratford as well as 11 affiliate hospital sites throughout the state. 
  • Ensure that accreditation standards related to faculty development are met.
  • Remain abreast on current and innovative faculty development trends and serve as a resource to assist faculty members in this area. Work closely with faculty chairs and governance leaders to assure effective faculty development models. Maintain collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, administration, and students.
  • Conduct academic research to assess and improve student learning and evaluate the effectiveness of curricular initiatives.
  • Collaborate with other Center for Teaching and Learning staff/advisors to seek additional avenues of faculty and student support.
  • Perform grant writing as needed to support and extend academic support programs.
  • Understand and adhere to Rowan’s compliance standards as they appear in the University’s Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.
  • Keep abreast of all pertinent federal, state and Rowan regulations, laws, and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:   PhD or EdD in Education, Higher Education, Educational Leadership, or related field. Two (2) years or more of faculty development experience required.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.  Grant writing experience preferred. Experience working in a medical education setting preferred.


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