DIrector of the Center for Educational Technologies

Texas A&M University - College Station, TX - Full time

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Director of The Center for Educational Technologies

College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Texas A&M University

The College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) (http://vetmed.tamu.edu/) at Texas A&M University invites applications/nominations for the position of Director of the Center for Educational Technologies (CET), and will have a joint appointment in one of the five departments within the College, depending on the individual’s area of interest and expertise.Qualifications for the position include an advanced degree (e.g., MS, MBA, PhD, DVM/VMD, MD) and experience in instructional technologies, pedagogy, and/or business operations. The successful candidate will articulate a vision for the use of instructional technologies in the DVM curriculum, create a strategic plan for the direction of the Center, and collaborate with the team to implement it. The candidate should have a demonstrated interest and/or expertise in instructional technologies, agricultural education, and/or adult education. Board certification and/or other advanced degrees will be considered a positive factor.

Responsibilities of this position are focused on creating and implementing an annual strategic plan, supervising a diverse team, and working with the Program Manager to ensure the financial wellness of the Center. Additionally, the individual will work with the team to create and implement a sales and marketing plan and secure extra-mural funding to meet the annual operating budget. The individual will also provide additional support to the CVM, such as serving on the curriculum committee and participating in promotional events.

A complete job description may be found at this link: http://vetmed.tamu.edu/files/vetmed/vibs/Director_of_CET.pdf

The Center for Educational Technologies was founded in 2010 at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Its mission is to partner with subject matter experts to blend ‘best practices’ in student-­‐centered learning with innovative technologies to create uniquely interactive learning experiences. The Center is staffed by 9 fulltime employees, including 3 faculty (all with advanced degrees in education), 4 multimedia specialists, a program manager, and a project manager. The CET has experience successfully managing over $4 million of competitive grants, industry contacts and USDA cooperative agreements. To date, the CET team has collaborated with 44 subject matter experts to develop over 150 learning resources in support of student education and continuing education. These resources are distributed via the CET’s web-based learning management system, serving approximately 5,000 veterinary students annually at 10 veterinary colleges across the United States and Canada. The CET also has extensive experience developing curricula; including the veterinary curriculum at TAMU and partnering with the United States Department of Agriculture on a $1.4 million project to develop a comprehensive curriculum to support agricultural capacity building in developing countries. For more information on the CET and to view a portfolio of work, visit www.tamucet.org.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of intent including, a statement of professional interests and career goals, a current curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three professional references to: Ms. Linda Fillip (lfillip@cvm.tamu.edu) or Texas A&M University, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Office of the Dean, TAMU MS 4461, College Station, TX 77843-4461. Questions can be directed to Dr. Karen Cornell, Search Committee Chair and Associate Dean (kcornell@cvm.tamu.edu) College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University.

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator fully committed to maintaining diversity among our personnel in order to strengthen the success of our mission.

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Higher Ed Admin Operations

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