Faculty Development Specialist

Spread the love

Qualifications and Experience 

The successful candidate must possess a EdD or PhD from a recognized university, which should be in Education, Curriculum Design, Instructional/Educational Technology or a closely related field. 

Candidates should also possess:

  • Expertise in the areas of Curriculum Design and Faculty Development
  • Ideally at least five (5) years of professional experience in teaching and research at the tertiary level
  • Proficiency in Curriculum Design & Development and Instructional Design
  • Proficiency using a variety of delivery methods including face-to-face, blended and fully online at the university level
  • Proficiency in Workshop Development 

Candidates with experience in Curriculum Development and Instructional Designs would have an advantage. 

The following would be considered assets:

  • Teaching certificate at tertiary level
  • Experience in managing and designing courses in Moodle
  • Scholarly articles/publications in peer reviewed journals at a rate of at least two (2) per annum
  • Proficiency in eLearning Development

Special Responsibilities 

  • Developing, planning and facilitating professional development workshops, including curriculum design, teaching and learning strategies, techniques and models of teaching and learning, assessment strategies and technology integration
  • Teaching in CETL’s teaching and learning programmes
  • Engaging in training and other activities that promote learner-centred instruction
  • Preparing teaching and learning materials for CETL workshops and adapting materials for CETL’s website
  • Liaising with Faculties/Departments in order to identify their training needs with respect to teaching and learning in a student-centred environment
  • Providing Faculty with current best practices in all facets of teaching, assessment and technology integration
  • Reviewing courses and curricula, and making recommendations consistent with goals and objectives of good practice in higher education
  • Facilitating the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL) at the St. Augustine campus 

Personal Attributes 

The Campus places high priority on individuals of integrity who can work well in a team and student friendly environment. Candidates should also possess good communication and interpersonal skills. A good command of both oral and written English is essential. Candidates should also:

  • Have excellent pedagogical skills
  • Be able to participate in University life (administration, conference organization and committees) and community outreach
  • Display evidence of effective administrative and organizational skills
  • Be able to carry out a research agenda 

Detailed application and full curriculum vitae should be sent to the Campus Registrar, c/o HR Division (Appointments Section), Main Administration Building, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I. via e-mail: [email protected]. Three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) must be indicated. Application forms may be obtained at http://www.sta.uwi.edu in the Faculty & Staff, Staff Vacancies section. Further particulars including remuneration package may also be obtained at the above address. In order to expedite the appointment procedures, applicants are advised to ask their referees to send their signed references under CONFIDENTIAL cover DIRECTLY to the Campus Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by the University. Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered.

Deadline for receipt of applications: 2022 August 07

Click Here to Apply For The Job

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *