Director of Faculty Development and Inclusive Excellence
Position Category: Staff (Exempt)
Location: Thousand Oaks
California Lutheran University is an accredited, private, comprehensive university that is dedicated to educating leaders for a global society and is committed to service and justice. The Human resources Department fully upholds and furthers diversity, equity, and inclusion in all our activities — values that are supported and held by the whole university. We encourage applicants who are motivated to contribute to our mission and have a demonstrated commitment to and success working in diverse, multicultural and multi-racial communities.
The Director of Faculty Development and Inclusive Excellence leads the development, management and implementation of faculty development at California Lutheran University. This leadership includes coordinating faculty development programs, contributing to new faculty orientation, organizing the adjunct faculty retreat, and advising faculty on the best practices related to inclusive excellence and other mid-21st century pedagogies. As part of this work, the incumbent will responsible for envisioning, co-creating with colleagues, and delivering a comprehensive faculty development program. This program will support faculty in the areas of teaching, learning, research, diversity, equity and inclusion. At Cal Lutheran, DEI initiatives recognize “diversity” in all of its forms. While a racial and ethnic emphasis is critical, diversity of thought and ideology is also a hallmark of liberal arts and science institutions like California Lutheran. Additionally, the Director of Faculty Development and Inclusive Excellence will assist with planning the fall and winter faculty retreats.
This position reports to the Associate Provost for Educational Effectiveness and works collaboratively and closely with the Director of Digital Learning and the University's Chief Diversity Officer.
*E = Essential Duties
Posting Number: Staff002732020
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2021
Position End Date:
Open Date: 03/24/2021
Close Date: 4/25/2021
Open Until Filled: No
Ph.D. or Doctoral degree with at least five years of relevant experience.
This position requires a doctoral degree. Candidates should have a minimum five years of experience in higher education with credentials and a record of teaching, scholarship, and service commensurate with those of faculty members holding the rank of associate or full professor at the time of appointment at California Lutheran University. Superior communication and interpersonal skills are essential. Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction, pedagogy, culturally sensitive curriculum, mentoring and curriculum design and development. The ideal candidate will demonstrate cross cultural competencies and highly supportive of and committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Licenses and Other Requirements:
Office Environment, constant interruptions, requires some night and/or evening work to complete work in off-peak periods.
Application Procedure/Special Instructions:
To apply, visit https://careers.callutheran.edu/postings/6853
California Lutheran University is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment for all persons, regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by applicable law. No person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any program, activity or facility of the University on the basis of these factors in a manner consistent with applicable federal and state laws, regulations, ordinances, orders and rules, and University’s policies, procedures, and processes.
Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.
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