The Director of Faculty Development will oversee the design and execution of the SPS strategic faculty development initiative and course design process at the Center for Academic Excellence and Support (CAES). He/she will identify opportunities to improve faculty preparedness, effective teaching, course design and delivery of best practices for in-person and online course formats. The Director will partner with senior academic leadership, the Director of Educational Technology and faculty to identify program/course learning outcomes, ensure programs meet various compliance requirements, integrate effective pedagogical principles and innovative educational technologies. The Director will supervise instructional design staff in the development of programs and facilitation of professional development workshops for all faculty at SPS. He/she will promote NYU SPS by participating in professional conferences, committees and publications and interact with school-wide and university-wide colleagues.
Bachelor's degree in instructional design or related field
Masters Degree in instructional design or related field
Minimum of 5 years’ experience teaching in higher education and supporting faculty development and course design, including use of instructional technology tools for preparation of teaching and learning activities. Demonstrated experience developing curriculum and delivering pedagogical workshops. Proven ability to collect and analyze data as it applies to administrative procedures. Experience with project management and staff supervision.
Experience teaching in-person and online. Experience in delivering professional development curriculum to adult learners. Implementation of various instructional technologies and tools. Ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders who often hold competing interests. Experience developing learning activities within a for-profit and/or corporate setting.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills, ability to work independently, confidence to carry out projects, politically savvy, strong written and oral communications skills and strong relationship building skills. Experience leading subject matter experts and distributed teams in the delivery of small and large course design projects. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and communicate effectively to adapt to challenges and meet deadlines.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
The NYU School of Professional Studies offers a broad range of degree and noncredit programs that are professionally oriented, integrate theory with real-world applications, and are taught by faculty members who are leaders and innovators in their fields. The School of Professional Studies captures the expertise of the key sectors that make New York City a great global capital, such as real estate, finance, marketing, public relations, global affairs, hospitality and tourism, sports management, philanthropy and fundraising, communications/media, writing, the arts, and others. Full- and part-time students enroll in on-site and online credit programs, including graduate and undergraduate degrees for both adults returning to school and traditional-aged students. In addition, working professionals and other adult learners pursue career objectives or intellectual discovery in over 2,500 courses, diploma programs, conferences, and seminars annually.
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