Director of LAS Teaching Academy

ATLAS is now accepting applications for the role of Director of LAS Teaching Academy. The primary function of this role is to design and oversee the delivery of faculty development programs for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. This includes a series of workshops organized every semester that bring together faculty members and educational support staff to share innovations that increase learning outcomes for students and enable effective teaching & learning in the online, blended, and face-to-face instructional modalities.

Major Responsibilities

  • Facilitates interactive workshops aimed at sharing with LAS instructors the impact of educational technologies and innovative pedagogy
  • Consults with LAS faculty, students, and staff on how to optimize use of technology to meet pedagogical goals and increase learning outcomes
  • Keeps up-to-date with the campus strategic plan, current research on faculty development and similar programs at peer and aspirational peer institutions to inform efforts
  • Collaborates with the Director of ATLAS and the Assistant Director for Teaching and Learning with Technology as well as participates in regular meetings with them
  • Serves as a member in the LAS Online Steering Committee and the LAS Online Advisory Board to provide and gather feedback as well as to help align online initiatives with faculty development programs and workshops
  • Works autonomously within collaborative projects with LAS faculty, CITL, and colleagues across campus


  • Required: Master's Degree
  • Preferred: PhD degree


  • Required
    • A current faculty member or academic professional within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences with a minimum of 50% appointment in LAS and who is actively involved in teaching
  • Preferred
    • 5 years of experience teaching at the college level
    • Documented record of excellence in teaching
    • Experience in creating and delivering instructional content for online learning environments
    • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
    • Ability to complete small projects and work as a member of a team on larger projects
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


  • $6,000 for a 12-month appointment

Duration of Appointment

  • 12 months
  • Renewable for an additional 12 months

Organizational Chart

  • Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost
  • Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Executive Associate Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Area Centers
  • Faculty Director, ATLAs
  • Director, LAS Teaching Academy

Additional Information

You can apply by submitting a 250-word statement of interest and your CV or resume at

For full consideration, please apply by Friday May 3, 2019

If you have any questions please contact Kelsey Marsh at