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Faculty Development Specialist

Date Posted
17th February 2017
Education & Training
Job Type
St. Augustine
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the post of Faculty Development Specialist.

Job Description

Qualification and Experience 

  • Postgraduate qualification at the doctorate level, EdD or PhD, in Education, Curriculum Design or Instructional/Educational Technology.
  • Candidates should also possess expertise in the assigned areas: curriculum design, faculty development and eLearning.


Special Responsibilities

  • To develop, plan and facilitate professional development workshops, including curriculum design, teaching and learning strategies, techniques and models of teaching and learning, assessment strategies and technology integration.
  • To teach in CETL’s teaching and learning programmes.
  • To engage in training and other activities that promote learner-centred instruction.
  • To prepare teaching and learning materials for CETL workshops and adapt materials for CETL’s website.
  • To liaise with Faculties/Departments in order to identify their training needs with respect to teaching and learning in a student-centred environment.
  • To provide Faculty with current best practices in all facets of teaching, assessment and technology integration.
  • To review courses and curricula, and make recommendations consistent with goals and objectives of good practice in higher education.
  • To facilitate the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL) at the St. Augustine campus.


Personal Attributes

The Centre places high priority on individuals who can work well in a team environment. Candidates should also possess good communication and interpersonal skills and must be student-centered. A good command of both oral and written English is essential. Candidates must also have the:

  • Excellent pedagogical skills.
  • Ability to carry out a research agenda.
  • Evidence of effective administrative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to participate in University life (Administration, conference organization and committees) and community outreach.


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