Colorado Technical University – CTU
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Lead Instructor History – CTU Online(Job Number:42628)
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The Lead Faculty is a member of the faculty (with rank appropriate to the educational and professional background of the individual) who also holds an administrative appointment related to managing the faculty within a specific academic program or set of academic programs. With accountability for coaching and managing faculty, the Lead Faculty exemplifies teaching and student support strategies, while upholding faculty performance standards and student engagement policies (including those related to faculty presence, participation, feedback, and outreach). With responsibilities for teaching and instruction, the Lead Faculty provides a meaningful student learning of the course and programmatic learning outcomes in the curriculum and proactively supports all facets of the learning environment. The Lead Faculty provides and champions education through Colorado Technical University’s Professional Learning Model that assists program graduates to fulfill the evolving needs of the marketplace.
The Lead Faculty has a normal course load each academic year to teach 2 courses (8 to 12 quarter hours) each quarter, with a total of 8 courses (32 to 48 quarter hours) per academic year. This allows the Lead Faculty to focus on faculty coaching, managing, and administrative responsibilities. The Lead Faculty successfully completes a minimum of 8 hours of training and professional development, following an appropriate plan during the academic year.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities Lead Faculty Performs as a Faculty Member
Performs responsibilities (as a faculty member) as outlined in this job description and in accordance with the provisions of the Faculty Handbook (including faculty expectations) and the Colorado Technical University Employee Handbook.
Participates in periodic and annual faculty evaluation requirements (including class observations) to provide a strong, student-focused educational environment through consistent adherence to student competencies, assessments, and pedagogy, in compliance with Colorado Technical University policies.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities Lead Faculty Performs as a Member of Faculty Management
Performs responsibilities (as both a faculty member and as a Lead Faculty) as outlined in this job description and in accordance with the provisions of the Faculty Handbook and the Colorado Technical University Employee Handbook.
Contributes to the new faculty onboarding and training process, including needs assessment, interviews of potential candidates (as applicable), and coaching, and mentoring.
Coaches, manages, and inspires faculty through the instructional process, driving compliance with Colorado Technical University’s academic policies and procedures and striving to continuously improve the level of instructional expertise.
Observes faculty, monitors applicable reports and dashboards, and reviews course elements to ensure quality of instruction and faculty activities meet Colorado Technical University’s faculty expectations and policy requirements.
Reviews and provides feedback on faculty performance, including periodic performance reviews.
Reviews student-based and other evaluation sources, shares evaluations with faculty, identifies opportunities for improvement, and works collaboratively to implement solutions.
Reviews faculty loading and scheduling to ensure appropriate student/faculty ratios and facility utilization.
Collaborates with academic personnel to develop a faculty pool with appropriate academic and professional qualifications.
Provides support to faculty in times of need by professionally and expediently answering questions, addressing faculty issues, and resolving faculty complaints and appeals.
Participates in the initial collection and periodic updates of all documentation required to meet accreditation and regulatory requ…
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