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Associate Director, Faculty Pedagogy Support and Assessment

Stanford University, Office of the Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education

Job Title: Associate Director, Faculty Pedagogy Support and Assessment
Reference Code: 75865
Job Location: Palo Alto , CA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Academic administration & affairs
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Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-08-09
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Job Description

Associate Director, Faculty Pedagogy Support and Assessment

Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Stanford Introductory Studies (SIS)
Stanford University

Within the Office of the Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education (VPUE), the Associate Director of Stanford Introductory Studies (SIS) has primary responsibility for pedagogy programs, individual consultations and publications for faculty who teach Introductory Seminars (IntroSems) and other SIS courses.

The Associate Director also collaborates with SIS senior staff on budget and strategic planning and on development of initiatives that ensure effective faculty participation from across the University. S/he will serve as an expert advisor to SIS teaching faculty on matters related to course design, appropriate pedagogical strategies for SIS classrooms, student mentoring, recognition of student excellence, and other related instructional matters. S/he will design and carry out research related to SIS teaching effectiveness and make recommendations for new initiatives in faculty outreach and pedagogy support on the basis of analysis of research findings.

The Associate Director will work under general direction from the Faculty Director and reports to the Director of SIS. S/he will collaborate with senior staff and the VPUE Assessment and Program Evalation manager to conduct program evaluations for ongoing program improvements as well as in response external administrative requests for assessment data and analysis. The Associate Director supervises one academic technology specialist.


About the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) and SIS curricular programs

The mission of the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) is to partner with Stanford faculty, staff and students to produce and educate knowledgeable, engaged citizens and creative confident leaders for our future world.


Job Requirements


This position requires an Advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred in a field represented in the SIS curriculum); expert knowledge of exemplary student-focused pedagogical practices grounded in educational research; 3+ years relevant experience in teaching and academic administration preferably at the college level; 2+ years relevant experience in program assessment and evaluation, preferably in an academic setting; experience in developing program partnerships.

The Associate Director should be a self-starter with strong interpersonal and collaborative skills.

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Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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