Associate Director of Teaching and Learning

Achieving the Dream
Job Description

This position is part of Achieving the Dream’s Teaching & Learning team. The incumbent helps guide and accelerate evidence-based change at ATD institutions. Reporting to the Director of Open and Digital Learning, the Associate Director is responsible for managing a range of programs and projects designed to promote teaching and learning excellence at community and technical colleges.The Associate Director represents ATD in the field and at local and national convenings and is tasked with producing dynamic thought leadership around open and digital learning, faculty engagement, and professional development in order to accelerate and sustain better student outcomes at ATD institutions nationwide. The person in this position serves as a member of the Innovation team and works collaboratively with other departments within ATD to ensure effective communication and collaboration across initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree required, preferably in field related to education, social sciences, or public policy.
  • Minimum five years related experience, with some grants-management work; non-profit experience preferred.
  • Understanding of, and experience with, the adoption and use of open educational resources (OER).
  • Experience teaching at the college level required; community college teaching experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated success leading or supporting education-related initiatives.
  • Detail-oriented and organized; able to monitor and execute multiple projects with competing demands.
  • Ability to work productively both in team and independent settings; ability to build strong and trusting relationships among ATD colleagues, external partners, and others to achieve buy-in and shared understanding.
  • Experience creating and executing on goals and action plans with measurable outcomes.
  • Strong oral communication and presentation skills with ability to communicate crucial information up, down and across.
  • Ability to write fluidly and for various audiences.
  • Exceptional customer service skills and professional demeanor with ability to manage work processes effectively and efficiently.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations by clarifying assumptions at the onset of and during a project.
  • Must be self-motivated and disciplined with capacity to be highly productive working under pressure and within time constraints.
  • Flexibility and a tolerance for ambiguity.
  • Microsoft Office skills and familiarity with project management software and mobile devices (iPad and smartphone), Canvas, Salesforce, and Qualtrics.
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled
Date Posted