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Director of the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) at Oregon Health & Science University

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Position Summary:

The Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) at Oregon Health & Science University supports educational excellence at OHSU. The TLC provides the entire OHSU learning community with expertise and innovation in educator development, learning technologies, curriculum design, and assessment. The TLC currently has a staff of nine instructional faculty with higher degrees in education or related fields who are committed to the success of OHSU’s students and faculty. To promote excellence in teaching, the Center seeks to:

  • Develop and improve teaching skills that can be observed and measured;
  • Encourage a view of teaching as a serious form of scholarship and important intellectual endeavor;
  • Cultivate an institutional climate that values, rewards, and renews teaching excellence; and
  • Promote integration of new ideas and effective pedagogy into courses, programs, and curricula.

Required Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in a health profession or Ph.D./Ed.D. with documented experience in both educational administration and teaching excellence at a post-secondary level. Experience in an academic health center preferred. 
  • Significant experience and success as an academic leader in the field of faculty development, student services (student academic success), and/or instructional technology. 
  • Exceptional communication and administrative skills and the ability to work cooperatively and strategically across functions, levels, and disciplines. 
  • Ability to drive change and implement new programs and services utilizing best practices in teaching and learning. 
  • Possess a clear understanding of the importance of diversity for an academic health center and the ability and skill to help lead the institution towards achieving its strategic goals for diversity.

While applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled, parties who apply by October 16, 2017 will be given first consideration. 

To apply online, go to https://www.highereddecisions.com/sss/ and select this vacancy.

To view a full position profile, go to: https://summitsearchsolutions.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/OHSU_TLCDirector_Profile.pdf 

 

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