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Director for Teaching and Learning Excellence

The Director for Teaching and Learning Excellence is responsible for leading efforts to grow faculty development, support engaged learning pedagogies, and build a plan for a future Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL).

In support of high-impact, engaged and experiential learning opportunities for students, the Director will build and support an expanded teaching and learning infrastructure in the form of faculty-designed, faculty-led teaching and learning initiatives to increase professional learning opportunities for faculty and, in turn, improve classroom experiences and outcomes for students.

This position will lead MBU towards an enhanced focus on teaching and learning and be crucial to ensuring that faculty can intentionally design courses and programs to include high-impact practices. In the longer term, this role will ensure that faculty will have access to ongoing development to enhance pedagogy, deepen learning, and utilize new techniques. To do this work, the faculty director will engage faculty in discussions, workshops, reading groups, workgroups, Fellows programs, and development opportunities. The faculty director will also showcase the excellent teaching already happening at MBU, promote a university-wide culture of teaching and learning, and foster continued innovation that will benefit MBU students. 

This is a twelve-month administrative appointment with teaching responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

In collaboration with administration, faculty and staff, the Director will:

 Required Qualifications

We strongly encourage internal candidates to apply.

Job location: In person, on the main campus in Staunton

To Apply: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Cameron Shirley, Chief of Staff and Assistant Vice President for Strategic Initiatives at by December 31, 2023.