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The Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching (FACET), the nationally-recognized teaching academy of Indiana University, seeks a full-time faculty member at one of IU’s eight campuses, with a strong commitment to promoting excellence in teaching and learning, including the scholarship of teaching and learning, and a record of demonstrated leadership and organizational skills, to serve as Director, beginning January 1, 2016. Membership in FACET is strongly preferred. The Search and Screen Committee formed to identify candidates for the position invites applications, to be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 16, 2015. Applications should be sent to Jo Ann Bush in the Office of the Executive Vice President for University Academic Affairs at: Applications should include a current CV, three names of reference, and a statement of interest (maximum three pages) that describes the applicant's history with FACET and a vision for FACET over the next several years.

The FACET Director position is a 12-month, half-time position. The Director is expected to continue to teach on a part-time basis in his/her home department and campus. The Director reports to the Executive Vice President for University Academic Affairs. Salary will be commensurate with experience and faculty rank. The appointment will be a three-year renewable term.

In addition to successful leadership experience, the Search and Screen Committee is looking for candidates who are innovative and forward-thinking, have the ability to enhance both internal and external support for FACET programs, and possess strong communication and networking skills. Administrative experience is preferred.

Job Description

The University Director provides university-wide leadership for the Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching, which identifies and honors outstanding teaching faculty from IU's eight campuses, and, through an interactive network of FACET members, models excellence and promotes exemplary teaching and learning. Representing and guiding an intercampus and interdisciplinary organization of nearly 500 award-winning IU faculty members, the Director establishes and implements policy and supervises all aspects of this multi-level program, planning and organizing a range of initiatives to advance FACET's mission. Throughout the year, assisted by program staff, and working in consultation with the statewide FACET Steering Committee, a team of Campus Liaisons, and campus academic officers, the FACET Director's specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning, implementing, and evaluating innovative programming to advance FACET's mission;
  • Encouraging active participation by FACET members and other IU faculty members;
  • Overseeing budget and supervising staff;
  • Leading FACET's university and campus organization;
  • Supervising, planning and organizing a range of initiatives to advance FACET's mission, including the Mack Center, the Bender FACET Fellows, Programing Mini-Grants and FACET’s annual conferences and events;
  • Communicating with campus and university leadership on program issues;
  • Representing FACET at statewide and national conferences and meetings;
  • Supervising annual FACET selection process;
  • Planning, editing, and producing FACET publications.

More information about FACET can be found at:

Please direct any questions to Search Committee Chair, Sharon Calhoon, Assistant Vice President for University Academic and Regional Campus Affairs, or (765) 455-9401.

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