Faculty Consultant

University of Oregon

Faculty Consultant

Job no: 533243

Work type: Officer of Administration

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Education, Instruction

Department: Prov Teaching Engagement Pgm
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $60,000 – $65,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA05-Fiscal Year 2023-2024
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins (Updated)

February 29, 2024; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

For full considerations, complete applications should include:
1. A current CV/resume that outlines your educational and work experience. These details are used to determine if applicants meet the qualifications of this position;
2. A cover letter that describes how your skills and experience meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for the position, what excited you about this position; and
3. Names and contact information for three professional references. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.

Department Summary

The Office of the Provost (OTP) upholds, provides leadership on, and carries out the academic mission of the University. In service to this mission, the Office promotes and sustains the highest standards in teaching, research, and service; fosters and advocates for faculty; promotes a respectful work environment, equity and inclusion, and a family-friendly workplace; supports university initiatives, including student success; supports and coordinates matters that pertain to faculty, such as hiring, retention, professional development, promotion, and tenure processes; and advances university outreach and internationalization. The University of Oregon Teaching Engagement Program (TEP), a unit within the Office of the Provost, creates occasions for faculty and graduate student instructors to develop and refresh their pedagogy in dialogue with one another; to engage with campus, national, and scholarly conversations about excellence in higher education; and to use teaching insights to inform UO policy and core curriculum renewal.

Position Summary

TEP Consultants design and deliver TEP’s faculty and graduate student instructor teaching development curriculum, ensuring it’s aligned with UO’s “inclusive, engaged, and research-informed” teaching quality standards and evaluation instruments. Specifically, they lead workshops, facilitate pathways of the UO Summer Teaching Institute, and organize “CAIT” groups—topical, stipended faculty leadership groups. They also support existing and emerging programs like the Provost’s Teaching Academy, instructional work to improve student success and close equity gaps, and a range of efforts meant to deepen inclusive teaching practices.

This position is also responsible for developing public-facing teaching resources linked to learning science research, the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, and UO research and assessment findings. TEP Consultants also observe classes and counsel units and individuals about aspects of teaching. This position reports to the Associate Vice Provost for Teaching Engagement.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree.
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence at the university level.

    Professional Competencies

  • Thorough working knowledge of the literature on educational development, the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL), and learning science research.
  • Excellent project management skills, adaptability, and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Ability to work skillfully with faculty members, graduate employees, and academic administrators representing diverse disciplines and experiences.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Knowledge of ways to use educational technology in support of student learning.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. or terminal degree in an academic discipline.
  • Educational development experience, including supporting faculty and graduate student teachers across rank and discipline.
  • Demonstrated leadership in developing initiatives and pedagogies to foster inclusive classrooms and curricula.

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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    To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/533243/faculty-consultant

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