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Job Standard for Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) Associate Director

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CTL Associate Director Overview

  • Work Type: Professional
  • Job Code: 75036
  • Pay Grade: P12
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Principal
  • Family: Academic Programs
  • Function: Instructional Services


Work with the CTL Director to support the activities of the Center and work collaboratively with a variety of campus constituencies to improve and enhance both classroom teaching and student learning and to foster a culture in which effective teaching is valued and rewarded.

Level Scope

Recognized master in professional discipline with significant impact and influence on campus policy and program development. Establishes critical strategic and operational goals; develops and implements new products, processes, standards or operational plans to achieve strategies. Regularly leads projects of critical importance to the campus; these projects carry substantial consequences of success or failure. Requires significant influence and communication with executive leadership. Problems faced are frequently complex and multidimensional, requiring broad based consideration of variables that impact multiple areas of the organization.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree plus 8 years relevant professional experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of and experience with faculty roles and responsibilities, as well as the faculty promotion and tenure process
  • Knowledge of and expertise in learning theory and teaching pedagogy
  • Demonstrated campus leadership, excellent communication, collaboration, and organizational skills
  • A record of excellence in teaching

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the CTL Associate Director must:

  • In consultation, plans and supports new and existing CTL programming
  • Maintains primary responsibility for development programming for graduate teaching assistants on campus
  • Coordinates support for the scholarship of teaching and learning with instructors throughout the university
  • Maintains good relations with and confidentiality of clientele. Oversees confidentiality issues of Center clientele.
  • Maintains a vision of teaching excellence grounded in educational research and expertise.
  • Serves as liaison with other campus units, serving on committees as requested.
  • Continually develops expertise as a teacher by teaching each academic year.

35% of Time the CTL Associate Director

  • Determined by department needs

5% of Time the CTL Associate Director

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and require wearing hearing protection.

Travel Requirement

Not applicable for CTL Associate Director

Career Path

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.