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Director of ETEAL

Academic Affairs invites applications and nominations for the academic leadership position of Director of ETEAL. This is an internal search.

The Director of ETEAL will provide leadership and administrative support for ETEAL, Experiencing Transformative Education through Applied Learning, UNCW’s Quality Enhancement Plan. ETEAL was developed through a campus-wide process to address educational priorities and the resulting plan was reviewed and approved by SACSCOC as part of our accreditation process, with an implementation period of 2013-2018. The Director will work with faculty, Faculty Senate, colleges and schools, the Center for Teaching Excellence, the General Education Assessment Director, the ETEAL Advisory Board, and other constituents to ensure the successful administration of ETEAL. Responsibilities will include facilitating workshops and applied learning communities, administering funded initiatives, assisting with assessment of the ETEAL program, promoting ETEAL activities campus wide, and other activities as needed to achieve the ETEAL plan and promote the objectives of this effort. The Director will serve as an advocate and source of information for ETEAL at all levels, will represent ETEAL in appropriate venues, and will facilitate coordination of ETEAL with other applied learning efforts. The Director will also be responsible for maintenance of records on ETEAL activities as needed to document activities for accreditation reporting, which must be submitted to SACSCOC in 2018, and prepare other reports as required. In addition to direct administration of the ETEAL program, the Director of ETEAL will also work with the Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Undergraduate Studies on efforts to generally enhance and promote applied learning at UNCW.

This leadership position will report directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Undergraduate Studies. Minimum requirements for the position include a current appointment as a tenured associate or full professor at UNCW and a commitment to the goals of ETEAL. The position will be supported with a 3 course buyout, negotiable over fall and spring semesters, and will include full summer salary support. Anticipated start date is 15 May 2014.

Nominations should be sent to Dr. Christopher Lantz at Applications consisting of a statement of interest and qualifications, not to exceed five pages, and curriculum vitae should be submitted to Dr. Christopher Lantz at  As part of the review process, applicants may be asked to answer questions on selected topics and present in a public forum. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by 7 March 2014, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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