The Teaching and Learning Consultant in the Center for Excellence for Teaching and Learning at Central Michigan University (CMU) serves a critical role in contributing to the development, delivery, facilitation, and evaluation of programs (e.g., workshops, webinars, cohort models), services (e.g., consultations, faculty and student feedback sessions, observations, program mapping, course design), and resources (e.g., print and web- based content) designed to support faculty, academic staff, and graduate teaching assistants in effective, evidence-based teaching and learning strategies, instructional techniques, and curriculum formulation in a range of formats including face-to-face, blended *hybrid), and online.
Master's degree in Teaching, Curriculum and Instruction, Higher Education, Education Technology or related higher education field. Experience with developing and conducting impactful face-to-face, blended (hybrid), and online faculty training workshops and/or webinars. Experience with emerging learning environments (e.g., mLearning), UDL, and Open Educational Resources (OER). Teaching and learning consulting/Instructional design experience at a college or university that includes working with face-to-face, hybrid (blended) and online instructional formats. Ability to clarify client needs and suggest appropriate pedagogical strategies, resources, and materials in a professional and confidential manner. Ability to research, analyze and propose learning solutions for face- to-face, hybrid (blended), and online instruction by using the latest, evidence based pedagogical strategies. Experience with assessment of programs and services for faculty. Documented experience of effective use of learning management systems (e.g. Blackboard) and other digital learning based technologies. Demonstrated experience in working collaboratively within an academic community across disciplines. Projects a positive image with strong verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. Ability to effectively prioritize workload by managing multiple tasks and meeting deadlines. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
Celebrating its 120th anniversary this year, Central Michigan University is one of the nation?s 100 largest public universities and the fourth largest in Michigan, with more than 21,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus and another 7,000 enrolled online and at more than 50 locations across North America. CMU offers academic programs at the undergraduate, master?s, specialist and doctoral level...s, including several in key areas of strength and emerging interest such as biochemistry, business administration, communications, educational leadership, engineering, health services and administration, neuroscience, physical therapy, and psychology. CMU also has established a College of Medicine, which is actively recruiting students for its inaugural class that will start in the summer of 2013.