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Job Title: Director of Faculty Development

Organization: Tarrant County College District

Director of Faculty Development
Tarrant County College District
Posting Number: F003832
Position Status: Full Time
Assignment Length: This field only applies to Faculty
Grant Funded: No
Category: APT
Class Code: 14
Pay Rate: Commensurate with education and experience
Location: Trinity River
Department: DT Center for Teaching & Learning

Job Summary:

The Director of Faculty Development will assist the Executive Director for the Center of Teaching & Learning (CTL) by providing leadership over the planning, development, and implementation of faculty development programming in support of best practices in pedagogy, integrative learning, and the strategic vision of the college's 3G8P which includes multiple training series, programs, events, and other activities led by the CTL. Examples include but are not limited to the Employee Experience, the Faculty Framework for Student Success, Active Learning Academy, Integrated Learning Fellows, The Mastery of Teaching Institute, Adjunct Faculty Training, JCC Retreat, and Great Teaching Retreat.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides oversight for development and implementation of an extensive faculty onboarding program in partnership with HR and the campuses for all new faculty including the First Year Faculty Experience (FYFE)

  • Develops and delivers robust professional development programming in support of the Faculty Framework for Student Success

  • Leads professional development efforts for dual credit and embedded faculty in partnership with the campuses and district offices

  • Leads the Program Management Information System process for all professional development requests related to faculty development

  • Identifies and sources appropriate talent for outsourced training providers

  • Directs and supervises the planning and execution of all cohort-based faculty development programming

  • Leads the development of resources and oversight of general ledger accounts related to faculty development

  • Provides leadership for the development and implementation of the annual faculty professional development day

  • Facilitates professional development and recognition efforts associated with the Faculty Framework for Student Success, to include the Chancellor’s Award for Exemplary Teaching, etc.

  • Partners with the Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment Department to support faculty in the development of assessment strategies that are facilitated by assessment coordinators

  • Provides support for principle advisory panels as requested and provide subject matter expertise on issues related to faculty development as needed

  • Leads scholarship and publishing efforts related to faculty development

  • Researches and develops resources to support use of educational technology tools and techniques including but not limited to providing thought leadership and support on the use of space, technology, and pedagogy to support 21st Century learners

  • Engages all stakeholders in the design, development, delivery, and efficacy of faculty development efforts

  • Ensures appropriate internal communication and promotion of events and offerings is communicated throughout the college

  • Develops and implements the use of course and program assessments, evaluations, learning outcomes assessments, and other processes to ensure the effectiveness of the learning, support, and development of institutional strategic goals, objectives, and activities of the college

  • Supervises instructional design and learning & development staff including providers on contract

  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite

  • Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)

  • Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College

  • Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university

  • Three (3) years of work experience in a higher education setting

  • One (1) year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level

  • One (1) year of experience in curriculum development and delivery

  • One (1) year of supervisory experience

  • Demonstrated expertise in pedagogy, integrative learning, and/or active learning

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:

  • Doctorate degree from a regionally accredited college or university

  • Experience with instructional design and development of online curriculum

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, effective organizational skills with great attention to detail

  • Strong project management skills which include problem-solving and decision-making

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization

  • Proficient with educational technology such as a variety of LMS and active learning platforms

  • Detailed knowledge of leadership, communication, and self-reflective principles, with the ability to teach these concepts to others


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary:

Posted: 01/05/2021


Tarrant County College is an equal opportunity/equal access institution.
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