Position Information

Education Specialist
Under general direction of the Assistant Vice Provost for Educational Effectiveness, and reporting directly to the Associate Director of Learning and Teaching Support (LTS), the Education Specialist provides support for instructional advancement initiatives of the Center for Educational Effectiveness (CEE) and coordinates initiatives in graduate student development in teaching and learning within the CEE. As a member of the LTS team, the Education Specialist will design, administer, and evaluate programmatic efforts related to the advancement of teaching and learning for the UC Davis teaching community (e.g., faculty, lecturers, and graduate students). These duties include coordinating initiatives in graduate student educational development in learning and teaching, conducting learning and teaching consultations, developing and delivering instructional workshops; developing teaching assistant orientation programming; collaborating on instructional certification and training development for graduate student instructors, facilitating learning colloquia/communities; implementing instructional enhancement and innovation grant awards; and working collaboratively with campus partners on matters related to learning and teaching at UC Davis. Programming will be developed and delivered in a variety of settings (eg hybrid, online, traditional).

Link to position: https://bit.ly/CEE_EdSpecialist
Position: Education Specialist
Organization: UC Davis Center for Educational Effectiveness
Location: Davis,  CA 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date: 5/20/2020
Date Posted: 5/20/2020
Requirements Required:
- Master's degree, or the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience from which comparable skills in the areas of learning and teaching support were acquired and applied to the improvement of important issues in undergraduate education across Humanities, Social Science and/or STEM fields.
- Knowledge of graduate student teaching assistantships and graduate student teaching issues in face-to-face, hybrid, and online settings.
- Demonstrated experience leading graduate student development initiatives, programs, and/or projects.
- Academic training, demonstrated knowledge and experience in learner centered, research-based pedagogy; teaching methods; and curricula in higher education settings, including educational research and high impact practices to improve undergraduate and graduate education; and digital learning and teaching settings.
- Experience designing and evaluating teaching and learning support programs, such as workshops, institutes, colloquia and communities, and other teaching activities for faculty and/or graduate students.
- Direct experience of successfully working with diversity and inclusivity initiatives, program management, and working with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
- Experience developing and implementing course, program and general education assessment methodologies.
- Experience developing academic curricula, interactive classroom instruction for undergraduate or graduate students within a discipline, and student learning outcomes.
- Organizational and time management skills to establish and pursue priorities and goals consistent with program mission; work on multiple projects simultaneously; and set and meet deadlines.
- Experience working in an environment that requires interpersonal communication skills to create and maintain professional, collaborative working relationships. 
- Record of success teaching at the college level.
- Experience in two or more of the following areas: Assessment of Student Learning, Diversity and Inclusion, Educational Technology, Hybrid and Online Teaching, Faculty Development, Graduate Student Development, and Curricular Design and Innovation, Learner-Centered Pedagogies.
- Knowledge of instructional technologies and course design principles for blended, hybrid and online learning, and strategies for evaluating use of new technologies for both students and instructors.
- Record of publications, presentations, and/or research on student learning, faculty development, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, and/or issues related to student success in higher education.

Preferred:
- Doctoral degree, or the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience in a STEM field from which comparable skills in the areas of learning and teaching support were acquired and applied to the improvement of important issues in undergraduate education across Humanities, Social Science and/or STEM fields.
- Experience managing graduate student programs. Experience working in a STEM teaching and learning center or STEM education organization.
- Experience writing, editing and proofreading manuals, technical reports, guidebooks, proposals, reports, tutorial materials and research articles for print and online distribution.
- Experience synthesizing and analyzing diverse data to prepare reports and proposals, and to assess alternative policies, recommendations, and change strategies. Knowledge of instructional and/or faculty development.
- Skills to conduct research and analyze evaluation data. Experience working with a teaching and learning center or equivalent.
Status: This listing expires on: 7/19/2020
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Organization Information
Name:
UC Davis Center for Educational Effectiveness
Address:


Davis,  CA 
United States
Email:
kemsaichaie@ucdavis.edu
Phone:
(530) 752-9088
Fax:
Contact:
Kem Saichaie

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