Director II, Faculty Development

Central Arizona College in Arizona

Deadline June 19, 2014
Date Posted May 22, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

LOCATION:       District      


JOB SUMMARY: Direct a comprehensive District Faculty Development Program.


RESPONSIBILITIES: The incumbent will:


Work with the Chief Academic Officer in developing the master faculty development plan in support of District Strategic Goals. 


Manage, develop, coordinate and/or conduct various workshops individually or in groups to ensure enhanced professional development of faculty, adjuncts, preceptors, and other positions in the District.  Plan and conduct the adjunct and new faculty member program as required.  Conduct needs assessments on a regular basis.


Review new instructional methods and technology; recommend implementation of those that are applicable to the College and educate faculty on their use.  Support instructional faculty in the use of and implementation of new technology to enhance the classroom experience.  Provide technical assistance to departments or groups in the planning of instructional needs. 


Develop and implement the creation and revision of instruction and orientation materials for new departmental chairs and directors, adjunct faculty, preceptors, and other personnel.  Create and maintain a faculty mentor program.


Hold individual consultations with instructional personnel on teaching styles and methods. Observe, record, and provide feedback to faculty as requested.


Manage a cycle of continuous improvement using evaluation and assessment to ensure effectiveness and applicability to faculty needs and institutional objectives.  Conduct ongoing research to ensure application of best practices in faculty/professional development and delivery methodologies.   


Design and implement effective curriculum and instruction.




EDUCATION:  Masters Degree


EXPERIENCE:  Two (2) years or more teaching at the post-secondary level.  Experience in faculty training and development highly desired.


SPECIAL POSITION CONDITION:   Must be able to function as an Instructional Designer to educate faculty on current and emerging instructional technology and modalities.  May be required to teach one class per year as part of the base assignment.


The knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform this job include, but are not limited to the following:


Knowledge and skill in operating a variety of multimedia equipment, computer systems, hardware, and relevant software applications.


Knowledge of course management systems and various instructional delivery and adult learning methods.


Knowledge of best practices in program development, planning, evaluation, and review with the ability to produce new, imaginative, or innovative solutions different from traditional approaches.


Knowledge of specific processes, policies, and procedures of office management and workflow procedures to include effective management of workload, i.e. prioritizing, and organizing work.


Knowledge and skill in managing project and departmental budgets. Ability to estimate materials, equipment, land and labor costs, and develop and maintain budgets.


Knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, and regulations regarding area of practice.


Skill in gathering, compiling, and presenting information in oral and/or written form.


Skill working in a diverse multi-ethnic, multi-cultural population.


Ability to apply a variety of management, supervisory, and leadership techniques to ensure effective and efficient operations.


Ability to develop a Master Training Plan, Master Training Schedule, and semester based training schedules that address the professional development needs of the faculty.


Ability to educate and mentor faculty in varying instructional modalities and to keep abreast of emerging techniques and skills in delivery of effective instruction.


Ability to create and deploy online training courses using course development software.


Ability to work independently and as a member of a team in accomplishing tasks.


Ability to analyze situations, develop solutions, and make independent decisions based on established guidelines.


Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with College staff, faculty, administrators, and outside contractors.


Effective communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with staff, community leaders, faculty, students, and the public.


SALARY:      Entry Salary is $58,803.00.


DEADLINE: All application materials must be received in Human Resources at the Signal Peak Campus by 6:00 p.m., Thursday, June 19, 2014.


APPLICATION INFORMATION:  The application packet should consist of:

  • Letter of interest
  • Current resume 
  • Central Arizona College application
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts reflecting the required degree or course work (For position vacancy that requires college level coursework or degrees)


The Central Arizona College application may be found at or by calling the Human Resources Office at 520-494-5235. Travel costs due to interview are the responsibility of the applicant.


Applications not accompanied with the required transcripts will not be considered. 


Copies of transcripts should reflect completed course work and conferred degrees. All academic course work and degrees must be from a regionally accredited college or university or be certified by an acceptable agency that the institution is recognized by the appropriate governmental agency in its home country (this is generally stated in the degree evaluation).

Transcripts issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a full translation (word for word) by an acceptable translator. Additionally, each foreign transcript must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited course work by an acceptable agency such as those agencies certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).


Applications containing foreign transcripts that are not accompanied with the above required documentation, will not be considered.


Faxed application materials will not be accepted.  Application materials may be submitted electronically but it is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all electronic files are readable by Microsoft Office Suite programs.   Applications submitted electronically should be sent to:  


The Human Resources Department is located in main administration building, H Building, Suite 111 on the Signal Peak Campus at 8470 North Overfield Road, Coolidge, Arizona 85128.  Office hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 


Central Arizona College prohibits discrimination in employment and educational programs based on race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, military status, genetic test information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

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