Asst. Director of Interdisciplinary Connections, Searle Center, Northwestern University

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is looking for an inquisitive and motivated individual to support the university’s initiatives to cultivate belonging and promote the success of all students, especially those who come from historically underrepresented communities and those who hold marginalized identities. This job would be great for a detail-oriented individual who is interested in providing strategic direction and programming for interdisciplinary learning communities and knowledge-sharing networks among early-career instructors. The ideal candidate will demonstrate deep curiosity and cultural humility, have exceptional interpersonal skills, and desire for continued professional growth in group facilitation and program evaluation. Familiarity with inclusive teaching principles and course design is a plus! In addition to joining a collaborative and team that values strong relationships and social justice, Northwestern employees take advantage of excellent healthcare and retirement benefits as well as generous paid time off. If you feel this could be a great career match, please apply today!

The Assistant Director contributes to the expansion of educational development opportunities to deepen Northwestern’s Principles of Inclusive Teaching. Oversees the strategic direction, effective implementation, and evaluation of The Graduate Teaching Certificate Program and other campus-wide, interdisciplinary learning communities for future faculty. As the institutional co-lead for CIRTL at Northwestern, facilitates connections to cross-institutional knowledge sharing networks that advance educational equity and/or fortify the resilience of BIPOC instructors and social justice practitioners. Supports the work of the Associate Director of Inclusive Learning Communities. Serves as a resource for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, academic units.
Full job description and application
For full consideration, applicants should apply by July 22, 2022. If you have any question please contact Veronica Womack, the Associate Director of Inclusive Learning Communities, at veronica.womack@northwestern.edu