Assistant Director
The Ohio State University - Columbus, OH

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This position will be filled as an Assistant or Associate Director based on candidate experience.

The Opportunity
This position offers an exciting opportunity to join the leadership team of a dynamic and flourishing educational development unit at a world-class university. The Assistant Director will
• provide formative instructional consulting to individuals and academic units on a wide range of topics,
• serve as a member of our unit management team,
• coordinate the unit’s support for programming for graduate teaching associates, and
• supervise and train a team of Graduate Consultants (GCs).
This position will reside in the University Center for the Advancement of Teaching and reports to the Director, UCAT . This role will support academic units as they develop and implement programing to assist graduate and professional students to perform their teaching roles, both as Graduate Teaching Associates and as future faculty members. It also trains and supervises Graduate Consultants (GCs) as they conduct one on one consulting with GTAs, providing instructional coaching and feedback.
Performance Objectives
The Assistant/Associate Director will be responsible for:
1. Conducting teaching support services for individual instructors, groups, and units
2. Supporting the Director, as a member of the management team, in strategic planning, administration and management of the office
3. Coordinating support to academic units on graduate and professional student development
4. Training and leading a team of Graduate Consultants, supporting their career development and managing their performance objectives.
5. Collaborating with a cross section of university academic and business units, colleges and partners and develops/maintains positive working relationships.
6. Keeping current with educational development trends and best practices by benchmarking and collaborating with external networks.
7. Engaging in scholarship of teaching and learning and of educational development and teaching when appropriate.
8. Supporting the operations of the office, representing UCAT at core meetings and engaging in confidential matters when appropriate. Other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate for this position will have demonstrated success in several areas, including:
1. Significant (minimum of 3 years) experience in an Instructional Consultant role.
2. Experience developing strategic plans while representing a teaching center in an academic setting.
3. Ability to develop strong relationships and work with senior level executives.
4. Exceptional verbal, written and visual communications skills.
5. Solid management and problem-solving skills.
6. Experience in a leadership role, overseeing the work of others.

Desired Qualifications

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