Provide high level support to the Center's faculty and programs, which promote teaching excellence and innovation, foster student learning, and build community at BU. This position evolves as the Center grows and offers significant opportunities for personal and professional growth. Encouraged to take advantage of educational and training opportunities throughout the University and beyond. Work associated with this position gives the Learning Experience Designer opportunities to connect with colleagues throughout the University community and also meet and work with students, graduate students, and faculty. As a member of the team, this position will help to shape a bold vision for the future of a 21st century private research university around active, technology-enhanced, learner-centered pedagogies by helping faculty to self-efficacy in all aspects of their pedagogy, particularly with respect to technology integration. To be considered, qualified candidates must submit 1) a letter of intent, 2) a curriculum vita, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy and 4) contact information for three references that can attest to the candidate's qualifications and performance.
Salary: Grade 75
Advanced Terminal degree (PhD, EdD, MFA, etc.) at time of hiring. Demonstrated evidence of teaching effectiveness at a college or university with at least one years experience as an instructor, or three years experience as a graduate teaching fellow. Teaching experience with innovative educational technology. We are particularly interested in your experience teaching with Blogs, Collaborative Writing Platforms, Learning Management Systems, Mobile Technologies, Student Response Systems, and/or Digital Media. Experience teaching in a blended or online environment preferred. One to three years of prior educational development experience such as developing and facilitating workshops, leading a peer learning community, or conducting teaching consultations is preferred. Ability to work with faculty. Excellent verbal and digital communication is essential. Establishes and maintains respectful, cooperative, productive work relationships. Strong organizational and project management capabilities, including the ability to manage a variety of complex projects and priorities, coordinate with others, and follow projects through to completion. Initiative to organize, prioritize, plan, and manage own work activities according to necessary timelines and schedules. Tact and discretion with sensitive/confidential information. Ability to operate comfortably in a wide variety of roles, whether behind the scenes, or publicly representing the CTL in a professional manner. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and WordPress. Ability to design, create, and maintain web pages is a plus.
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