25 days old

Faculty/Instructional Consultant

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Faculty/Instructional Consultant
Requisition Number RE38679
Working Title
Department Name 89001:Faculty Advancement
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 44
Salary Range $42,931-68,702/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


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Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting for long periods of time. Handling of light-weight objects up to 10 pounds, or some standing and walking. Regular use of computer.
Monday-Friday; 8:00 am-5:00 pm.
Job Summary
The Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) at the University of Kentucky seeks to hire a Faculty/Instructional Consultant. The applicant should have experience teaching in higher education, as well as working with faculty to integrate teaching strategies into their own programs and practices across the disciplines. The Faculty/Instructional Consultant will coach and advise faculty one-on-one, conduct workshops, facilitate learning communities, and collaborate with a larger team in designing large-scale, college and university-wide initiatives that reimagine learning goals in light of the changing landscape of higher education. The successful applicant will assume a leadership role in envisioning how pedagogy can be enhanced in both traditional and technology-enhanced environments at the University of Kentucky.
In particular, the Faculty/Instructional Consultant will support faculty development for the University of Kentucky’s new Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP, a part of our University’s accreditation requirements) entitled “Transdisciplinary Educational Approaches to Advance Kentucky” (https://provost.uky.edu/quality-enhancement-plan-qep). In close collaboration with CELT leadership, the Faculty/Instructional Consultant will facilitate faculty learning communities and other programming for faculty across the disciplines who have been selected to participate in the QEP.
The ideal candidate will have deep training, preferably a PhD or another terminal degree, in an academic discipline, specialization open. The appointment comes with the possibility of teaching in an academic discipline or other programs. Essential qualifications include: a demonstrated commitment to active learning; excellent writing, communication and public speaking skills; the ability to work effectively on a team; as well as a broad knowledge of the range of technological platforms and tools that can aid learning.
The Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching is a dynamic hub for pedagogical innovation that works collaboratively with instructors, staff, and administrators at the University of Kentucky to support engaging, inclusive, and innovative learning environments. he University of Kentucky is a public, land grant university dedicated to improving people’s lives through excellence in education, research and creative work, service, and health care. As Kentucky’s flagship institution, the University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development, and human well-being.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Demonstrated commitment to active learning; excellent writing, communication, and public speaking skills; as well as the ability to work effectively on a team
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
PhD plus experience or background in faculty or educational development
Deadline to Apply 03/22/2023
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2023-02-27 Expires: 2023-03-29

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