University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

ID: 7106443
Posted: July 26, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

This position is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor to help shape the future of the new Center for Innovation in Engineering Education (CIEE, founded in April 2022), develop and lead the Grand Challenges Scholars Program (GCSP), and develop and teach courses in engineering leadership.
The Associate Director for Leadership Education and Director of the Grand Challenges Scholars Program will report directly to the Director of the Center, will be the first new hire for a growing team, and will serve as part of the core leadership team of CIEE that will include the Director and other Associate Directors as they are hired in the future.
The Mission of the Center is to, "Research, apply, and disseminate educational innovations that advance learning for all and equip future engineers to positively impact the world." The Center operates using the following guiding principles for everyday work:
1. Use evidence-based decision making
2. Conduct applied scholarship
3. Develop initiatives collaboratively and inclusively
4. Build capacity for faculty, staff, and students
5. Practice ethics in all aspects of work
6. Take a holistic view of learning (beyond classroom)
7. Openly share, transfer, and disseminate knowledge

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides supplemental instruction for students enrolled in classroom, online, and/or laboratory course(s), and assists with the design and execution of administrative functions associated with academic instruction and the development of pedagogy/andragogy or assessment tools and resources to support quality student learning and promote high-impact practices.
20% Works to develop and/or design curriculum and/or techniques for instruction in a disciplinary area and suggests new ways of effective instruction within that discipline
10% Assesses learner performance and may prepare reports recommending instructional improvements
10% Develops teaching techniques that enhance course effectiveness in alignment with desired outcomes and established strategy and may train other staff in use of said instructional techniques
10% Provides supplemental instruction for students enrolled in classroom, online, and/or laboratory courses in a variety of formats such as one-on-one sessions, group sessions, peer mentor sessions, and seminars
10% Meets with students for intake and general assessment and makes referrals to others on campus as appropriate
5% May supervise the day-to-day activities of work unit employees involved in instructional support
10% Assists in defining the objectives of the program and plays a major role in carrying out program duties
5% May participate in strategic planning and grant proposals for instructional development, new teaching methods, and program direction
20% Facilitates classroom, online and/or laboratory instruction for one or more courses, including assessment of student performance
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Bachelor's Degree
Preferred in leadership education, student services, or engineering

Master's Degree