Director of the Teaching and Learning Center

  • Clark College
  • Vancouver, WA 98663, United States
Full Time Arts Education Human Resources Training

Job Description

Director of the Teaching and Learning Center
Clark College is currently accepting applications for the full-time, administrative position of Director of the Teaching and Learning Center. This position reports to the Dean of Clark Libraries & Academic Success Services.

The Director provides leadership in the development, planning, and implementation of professional development and training opportunities that contribute to faculty, staff, and student success in a learner-centered community by cultivating and supporting teaching and service excellence at Clark College.

Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.
Clark College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, creed, disabled veteran status, marital status or Vietnam-era veteran status in its programs and activities. The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, goals, and objectives of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance diversity and equity on our campus and in our community. Questions regarding the College’s Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (360) 992-2105.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
 Direct daily and strategic operation of the TLC including personnel management, strategic planning, and
budget/fiscal planning and management.
 Define, create, and implement strategies for the design, operation, and evaluation of programs that facilitate
professional development, leadership development, and continuous learning for all employees.
 Collaborate with the faculty development and employee development program specialists, and other college
stakeholders to determine, plan, and implement new training and professional development opportunities.
 Partner with College units, departments, and shared governance groups to identify and meet the varied
growth and development needs of Clark College employees.
 Lead the Teaching & Learning Advisory Committee to plan, design, and implement short-term and long-term
professional development programs based on identified priorities and initiatives.
 Serve as project manager for professional development programs and initiatives. Develop outcomes,
timelines, and project plans.
 Collaborate with Human Resources to provide orientations for all new employees and coordinate targeted
programs for full-time and part-time faculty.
 Research, interview, and hire outside vendors for specific programs. Secure funding and negotiate contracts
as needed.
 Design and conduct training and development programs that are based on current best practices and
incorporate multiple methodologies.
 Remain current on and promote educational and technological tools and innovations.
 Engage in and promote research-based decision making, input, and communication. Evaluate the overall
effectiveness of workshops, programs and institutes provided by the TLC. Analyze results to continually
improve program content and delivery.
 Oversee design, production, and distribution of print materials, TLC website, and program publications.
 Participate in college meetings, initiatives, and projects.
 Represent Clark at selected regional and national professional development organization meetings.
 Perform other related duties as assigned.
 Create a safe, bias-free working environment, which engenders respect for differences.
 Provide leadership in accordance with the Vision, Values, and Core themes established by the college to
achieve mission fulfillment.

Minimum Qualifications:
 Master’s degree in Adult Education, Organizational Development, Human Resources Development, or related field.
 Demonstrated understanding of pedagogy, adult learning theory, research-based practices for teaching and learning in higher education, and evaluation methodologies.
 Demonstrated leadership and management skills including effective communication and planning skills, personnel administration, and budgetary responsibility.
 Demonstrated interpersonal skills including the ability to foster a collegial work environment that encourages change and innovation. Evidence of the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with a variety of diverse people. Evidence of the ability to provide excellent service that consistently meets or exceeds the needs of the college employees.
 Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.

Salary Statement:
$61,830-$65,265 annually
Benefits include vacation/ sick leave; medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; retirement; and tuition waiver.

Required Online Application Materials:
 Clark College Online Application
 Letter of application describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position
 Current résumé
 Unofficial copy of all transcripts/certifications uploaded with online application or delivered to the Human Resources office in person or by fax (360-992-2873).
Please apply online at
To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105.
Application Deadline:
Required application materials must be completed and submitted online by 3 p.m., February 10, 2017.
Condition of employment:
Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. Completion of academic degrees will also be verified through receipt of official transcripts.

Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360)992-2105 or by video phone at (360)991-0901.

The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on the campus, and crime statistics for the most recent 4-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133. The most recent Annual Security Report can be viewed here:

If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

CORRECTIONS OR EXTENDED NOTICES Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.
Clark College Human Resources
January 10, 2017

Education Requirements

M.B.A. Degree, Other Graduate Degree