Position Information

Position Information

Position Number 73420
Type of Recruitment External
Position Summary

As a member of the Medical Education Team, the Director/Faculty Development will provide oversight of faculty development activities focusing primarily on those associated with improvement of teaching, assessment and evaluation skills. The Director will be expected to assist faculty in the development of educational scholarship. The Director should possess a strong understanding of instructional methodology and learning pedagogy, and be able to design and evaluate training and development programs to support faculty in the design and evaluation of quality learning experiences. Under the direction of the Associate Dean/Faculty Affairs and Development will develop, deliver and evaluate professional development activities for faculty and learners (students and residents).

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in medical education, higher education, psychology or related field.

Minimum four years of relevant experience in a higher education environment.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, administrators, and students.

Demonstrated scholarly activity, such as publication/presentation of educational and/or training materials activities.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a complex environment.

Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with multiple and diverse stakeholders.

Organizational skills sufficient to handle multiple tasks, manage multiple projects, prioritize workload, and meet deadlines.

Ability to travel and work a flexible schedule.

Demonstrated commitment to diversity by working to develop a culture of inclusion and mutual respect.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate degree.

Experience with LCME medical school accreditation and ACGME accreditation in a school or survey team capacity.

Knowledge of graduate medical education program requirements and competencies.

Appreciation for the importance of interdisciplinary education.

Prior grant writing experience.

Experience in health professions education.

Direct experience in developing and implementing faculty development programs.

Demonstrated ability to coach and facilitate faculty performance in delivery of instruction.

Demonstrated ability to coach and facilitate faculty in design/ad

Duties & Responsibilities

Participate in the development of enduring and innovative educator and professional development materials

Participate in developing the direction, goals, and implementation of the educator, clinician and professional development program for CMED community faculty (primarily comprised of physicians) throughout Michigan.

Design and conduct workshops on topics including, but not limited to, classroom teaching, learner assessment, small group facilitating, clinical teaching, and portfolio development. Training may be delivered by a variety of methods, including the web, video, in person, etc.

Provide individual and systematic consultation to faculty, on the Mt. Pleasant and Saginaw campus, to enhance their teaching and assessment skills and educational scholarship development.

Monitor and evaluate outcomes of educator and clinical development programs.

Collaborate and partner with CMED leadership to optimize the medical school learning/teaching environment.

Establish a database for clinical and educator development programs.

Identify resources, and assist in writing and submitting grants to support program activities.

Work with advisory groups for clinical and educator development and programs.

Develops and implements professional development program and strategic plans related to faculty engagement for both the Mt. Pleasant and Saginaw campus

Implements program and trainings for diverse audiences to build a continuous learning environment that addresses learning needs, develops talent & fosters engagement.

Perform additional duties as assigned.

Supervision Exercised

Supervisors are expected to support the Leadership Standards of Central Michigan University and foster a culture that inspires excellence. The Leadership Standards define how we lead and treat others in our teams. As leaders, it is our responsibility to seek input from our teams to continuously improve leadership abilities and demonstration of the standards. Additionally, it is our responsibility to encourage and support the growth and development of those whom we lead. At CMU, we encourage employees to grow both personally and professionally, and thus advance CMU’s culture of excellence.

Message to Applicants

You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.

Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.

Employee Group Professional & Administrative -Salary
Staff Pay Level<br><br><a href=
Pay Range $80,000 - $100,000
Division Academic Affairs
Department College of Medicine
Position Status Regular
Position End Date
Employment Status Full-Time
FTE 1.0
Position Type 12 month
Weekly Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:00a.m.- 5:00p.m.; evenings and weekends as required
At Will? Yes
Location Mount Pleasant, MI
About the Department
About CMU

Founded 125 years ago, Central Michigan University is a major, national university with 26,000 students, more than 30 remote locations in the U.S. and Canada, and 225,000 alumni worldwide.

CMU offers more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Academic excellence is found in programs considered among the best in the nation, such as engineering, information systems, neuroscience, physician assistant, physical therapy, sales, logistics, fashion merchandising and design, advertising, marketing, public relations, and broadcasting. Central has been a pioneer in extended learning for nearly 50 years, and its online programs for undergraduates and the military, as well as its online MBA and online graduate education for teachers and school leaders, are nationally ranked.

Central Michigan University expands its academics with immersive, hands-on opportunities such as research, volunteering, study abroad, internships and leadership experiences.

The fourth-largest university in Michigan began with the mission of addressing a demand for teachers prepared and qualified to lead classrooms and educate future generations. That commitment to fulfilling unmet needs continues today through many newer programs, including our College of Medicine, which in May 2017 graduated its first class of doctors dedicated to serving medically underserved communities.

Employees have access to fitness facilities and a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

With student-athletes who are expected to perform equally well in the classroom and on the field, CMU is a member of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. CMU Athletics regularly earns accolades for student excellence in the classroom (almost 30 percent of our students were honored in spring 2017 for GPAs of 3.5 or higher) and on the field, with frequent men’s and women’s championship seasons in sports such as football, basketball, gymnastics, field hockey, soccer, baseball and softball, and wrestling.

Central is located in a quaint, tight-knit community in the heart of central lower Michigan. Our community offers a robust mix of outdoor opportunities, family attractions. and restaurants and brew pubs. Mount Pleasant’s small-town life is complemented by cultural activities on campus, including concerts, plays and guest speakers. Mount Pleasant is an hour or two from most Michigan destination spots, including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Ann Arbor, as well as the state’s sunset beaches, golf and ski resorts, and our famous “Up North” communities, state parks and lakes.

EEO Statement

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Posting Begins 02/07/2018
Posting Ends
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

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  1. How did you learn of this vacancy? Please indicate the specific source by title (i.e., CMU website,, Higher Education Recruitment Consortium, The Chronicle, specific professional association, specific list serv, etc.):

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Are you currently an internal employee of CMU according to the <a href="">university's definition</a>?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. If yes, to which employee group do you belong? (If not applicable, select "Not Applicable").
    • Not Applicable
    • Office Professional
    • P&A, SO or Faculty
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    • Service Maintenance
    • Supervisory/Technical
  4. Do you have at least a Master’s degree in medical education, higher education, psychology or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Do you have experience working in a higher education environment?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. List of References