Associate Director of Adjunct Excellence View
Mercy College - Dobbs Ferry, NY

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In service to our mission of transformative education, Mercy College is seeking to appoint an exceptional Associate Director for Adjunct Excellence to coordinate college-wide initiatives for faculty that lead to student success. Building on the momentum within our faculty led Center for Teaching and Learning (FCTL) and collaborating with the FCTL Advisory Committee, the Library Learning Commons and our Centers for Assessment and Academic Excellence, the Associate Director works closely with faculty and administrators to promote a shared vision of adjunct engagement, integration and excellence. The Associate Director will report to the Director of Teaching and Learning.

Mercy College is a non-sectarian private not-for profit doctoral institution with four campuses in the New York Metropolitan area serving a diverse student body of 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students with 90 academic programs matched to today's careers. Mercy is an institution that is focused on providing a quality education for our students and values teaching, learning and its scholarship.

Education Required or Min Education Required:
Master's degree required. ABD or doctoral degree in Instructional Design, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Psychology, Educational Leadership, or related field strongly preferred.

Experience and/or Skills Required:
- Three years teaching in a college or university setting and one year professional experience.
- Demonstrated leadership and academic project management.

Knowledge of and application experience with:
- Outcomes-based curricular design and program development
- Student-centered learning and learning theories
- Training opportunities, workshops, and programs
- Technology-enhanced teaching and learning, including course management systems, webinars, video conferencing, etc.
- Course design

Preferred Qualifications:
- Prior experience teaching as an adjunct

Demonstrated ability to:
- Provide leadership and vision for role of adjuncts at Mercy College campuses
- Create successful, innovative programs for enhancing college-level teaching and learning across disciplines in face-to-face, hybrid and online programs.
Knowledge of and application experience with:
- Blended and online course delivery
- Teaching portfolio

Desirable skills and attitudes:
- Able to lead and manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
- Achievement-oriented, disciplined, focused
- Deep commitment to adjunct faculty success in teaching and its subsequent effects on student learning
- Possesses ability to build positive relationships with diverse groups and individuals
- Excellent oral, written, public presentation and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work in a collaborative environment
- Committed to customer service principles
- Demonstrated ability to work with all college faculty and staff in a respectful, professional manner

Posting Date:
01-14-2013

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants:
The salary range is commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, writing sample and resume as attachments by applying online at https://jobs.mercy.edu

The College actively engages in recruiting a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups, and strives to build and sustain a welcoming and supportive campus community.

Mercy College is an EOE/AA employer.

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