Associate Director, Inclusive Teaching and Learning

San Jose State University
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$4,583
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Associate Director, Inclusive Teaching and Learning

Apply now Job no: 526610 Work type: Management (MPP) Location: San José Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time

Job Summary

The Associate Director for Inclusive Teaching and Learning develops, organizes, delivers, and assesses professional development programming for faculty in support of culturally sustaining, asset-based, equity-minded, inclusive student success in the Center for Faculty Development (CFD). Reporting to the Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty Development, the Associate Director collaborates with campus units such as the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the Office of Undergraduate Education, and units in Student Affairs, among others. Organizationally located within the Office for Faculty Success, SJSU's Center for Faculty Development cultivates excellence in all aspects of a faculty member's assignment, including support for tenure and promotion, range elevation, sabbatical leave and other personnel processes; equitable, inclusive, accessible and effective teaching for student success; research, scholarship and creative activity; and leadership development. CFD also includes eCampus, which supports faculty in equitable and effective use of a broad slate of educational technologies, including the campus learning management system. The Associate Director collaborates with the Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty Development and eCampus Senior Director to create programming for faculty excellence in teaching and learning that is equity-minded, inclusive, accessible, and multi-modal.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, implement and assess professional development programming regarding evidence-based best practices in accessible, culturally sustaining, asset-based, and inclusive instruction
  • Develop, organize and offer high-level, coordinated initiatives and campaigns (e.g., faculty learning communities), as well as individual workshops and events
  • Provide multi-model training, including individual consultation, group sessions (workshops, learning community sessions) and self-guided engagements (online tutorials and/or website content)
  • Conduct outreach, research, and provide support to faculty in the adoption of pedagogical strategies that promote student success in and across different instructional modalities (e.g., onsite, online, hybrid, co- synchronous)
  • Provide leadership and support for campus and unit initiatives and programs that support faculty in culturally sustaining and inclusive pedagogy, collaborating with colleagues in ODEI and Student Affairs as appropriate
  • Provide leadership and support for campus and unit initiatives, programs, and tools that support faculty in applying Universal Design for Learning principles for accessibility
  • Assist the Assistant Vice Provost and eCampus Senior Director on duties as assigned, such as planning campus or systemwide symposia, data analysis, report generation, and publication
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to write/create training and professional development curriculum that is timely and reflects current and relevant research and practices in culturally-inclusive and accessible higher education pedagogy
  • Working knowledge of extant research in high impact practices in higher education, including the role of HIPs in student success for adult learners, first-generation students and historically underserved students
  • Strong working knowledge of inclusive classroom pedagogy and principles of universal design for learning (UDL).
  • Ability to produce clear, professional and accessible slides and other presentational media
  • Ability to provide culturally sensitive feedback on faculty members' instructional materials
  • Strong working knowledge of effective skills and tools for collaboration, including conflict resolution, and ability to work with colleagues from other units and offices around campus on shared programming and initiatives
  • Strong working knowledge of online tools used to support faculty development, including, but not limited to: Google Workspace, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Ability to apply consultative skills to determine professional development needs
  • Knowledge of and ability to master use of social media tools (such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) to communicate with faculty
  • Ability to meaningfully organize and use cloud storage solutions
  • Ability to communicate with constituents in a professional and respectful manner
  • Required Qualifications

  • Master's Degree
  • Minimum 2 years higher educational instructional experience
  • Experience designing, implementing and assessing equitable, inclusive and accessible pedagogical practices
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D./Ed.D.
  • Multi-modal (face-to-face, hybrid and online) instructional and/or professional development experience
  • Experience providing professional development activities or programming for faculty
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in supporting diverse learners
  • Experience designing, implementing, and assessing high impact pedagogical practices
  • Compensation

    Classification: Administrator II Anticipated Hiring Range: $9,000/month - $9,584/month CSU Salary Range: $4,583/month - $14,713/month

    The final hiring salary will be commensurate with experience.

    San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the Employee Benefits Summary.

    Application Procedure

    Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest
  • All applicants must apply within the specified application period: April 14, 2023 through April 30, 2023. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.

    Contact Information

    University Personnel [email protected] 408-924-2252

    CSU Vaccination Policy

    The CSU strongly recommends that all individuals who access any in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or controlled by the University follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications and comply with other safety measures established by each campus. The system wide policy can be found at https: // and questions may be sent to [email protected].

    Additional Information

    Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a contingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was offered the position on a contingent basis.

    The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment, and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third-party vendor, Accurate Background. Some positions may also require fingerprinting. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.


    All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. Incumbent is also required to promptly report any knowledge of a possible Title IX related incident to the Title IX Office or report any discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation to the Office of Equal Opportunity.

    Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Housing Fire Safety Notification:

    Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Annual Security Report (ASR) is also now available for viewing at https: // www. Report.pdf. The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and Sexual Assault prevention information, and information about drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery crimes for San José State University locations for the three most recent calendar years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the Office of the Clery Director by phone at 408-924-1501 or by email at [email protected].

    Pursuant to the Higher Education Opportunity Act, the Annual Fire Safety Report (AFSR) is also available for viewing at https: // www. The purpose of this report is to disclose statistics for fires that occurred within SJSU on-campus housing facilities for the three most recent calendar years, and to distribute fire safety policies and procedures intended to promote safety on Campus. A paper copy of the AFSR is available upon request by contacting the Housing Office by phone at 408-795-5600 or by email at uhs- [email protected].

    Equal Employment Statement

    San José State University (SJSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus).

    Advertised: April 14, 2023 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time Applications close: Open Until Filled

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