Assistant Director for Experiential Learning
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Kentucky, United States|
The Center for Teaching and Learning at Centre College invites applications for an Assistant Director and Coordinator of Experiential Learning. The College seeks someone to provide pedagogical and administrative leadership for experiential learning, including community-based learning, academic internships, and undergraduate research. Key responsibilities include providing professional development opportunities for faculty and staff across a wide array of disciplines and departments, assessing programmatic effectiveness, documenting the impacts and best practices for experiential learning, and developing strong relationships with community partners. We anticipate an August 1, 2018 start date.
The successful candidate will have a strong interest in educational development, experiential learning, and assessment of relevant learning- and participatory-based outcomes for students and faculty. The candidate will also be a strategic thinker with an ability to interact with a diverse set of people and organizations.
Preference will be given to candidates who hold a Ph.D., have experience teaching in higher education, and can teach up to two community-based learning courses in his/her discipline.
The Assistant Director will hold a full-time staff position in the Center for Teaching and Learning and, if appropriate, faculty rank.
Centre College, a highly selective liberal arts college of about 1,450 students, has one of the nation’s premier study abroad programs and is ranked among the top fifty National Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Classes are small and academic standards are high. Centre graduates enjoy extraordinary success, with entrance to top graduate and professional schools, prestigious fellowships for further study abroad, and rewarding jobs. Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated rather than discouraged, where the individuals have the opportunity to exchange ideas and share in the richness of mutual experiences. Please view the Statement of Community. The College is located in Danville, Kentucky, a town of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life. It is within easy driving distance of Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati. Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. For information concerning the college, visit our web site at www.centre.edu.
To apply, please submit a letter of application, CV, statement of educational development and experiential learning philosophy, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Letters of recommendation will be requested from a subset of applicants. The educational development and experiential learning philosophy is a free-form opportunity to convey your interests, motivations, plans, and desires to support the faculty and staff at Centre College in our efforts to expand and enhance experiential learning opportunities. To submit materials, please go to: http://apply.interfolio.com/48477. The deadline for applications is March 5, 2018.
Center for Teaching and Learning: http://ctl.centre.edu