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Director of The Center for Educational Technologies
Texas A&M University

  • Jun. 14, 2017
 
  • Director of The Center for Educational Technologies
  • College of Veterinary Medicine Office of the Dean
  • Texas A&M University
    College Station, TX
    United States
 
  • Open until filled
  • Aug. 1, 2017
  •  
 
  • Director/Manager
  • Veterinary Medicine - General
 
 
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The College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) (http://vetmed.tamu.edu/) at Texas
A&M University invites applications/nominations for the position of Director of the Center for
Educational Technologies (CET). This position is a tenure or clinical track associate, or full
professor position.

The successful candidate will become the Director of the Center for Educational Technologies (CET),
and will have a joint appointment in one of the five departments within the College, depending on
the individual’s area of interest and expertise. Qualifications for the position include an
advanced degree (e.g., MS, MBA, PhD, DVM/VMD, MD) and experience in instructional technologies,
pedagogy, and/or business operations. The successful candidate will articulate a vision for the use
of instructional technologies in the DVM curriculum, create a strategic plan for the direction of
the Center, and collaborate with the team to implement it. The candidate should have a demonstrated
interest and/or expertise in instructional technologies, agricultural education, and/or adult
education. Board certification and/or other advanced degrees will be considered a positive factor.

Responsibilities of this position are focused on creating and implementing an annual strategic
plan, supervising a diverse team, and working with the Program Manager to ensure the financial
wellness of the Center. Additionally, the individual will work with the team to create and
implement a sales and marketing plan and secure extra-mural funding to meet the annual operating
budget. The individual will also provide additional support to the CVM, such as serving on the
curriculum committee and participating in promotional events.

A complete job description may be found at this link:
http://vetmed.tamu.edu/files/vetmed/vibs/Director_of_CET.pdf

The Center for Educational Technologies was founded in 2010 at the Texas A&M University
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Its mission is to partner with subject
matter experts to blend ‘best practices’ in student—-centered learning with innovative
technologies to create uniquely interactive learning experiences. The Center is staffed by 9
fulltime employees, including 3 faculty (all with advanced degrees in education), 4 multimedia
specialists, a program manager, and a project manager. The CET has experience successfully managing
over $4 million of competitive grants, industry contacts and USDA cooperative agreements. To date,
the CET team has collaborated with 44 subject matter experts to develop over 150 learning resources
in support of student education and continuing education. These resources are distributed via the
CET’s web-based learning management system, serving approximately 5,000 veterinary students
annually at 10 veterinary colleges across the United States and Canada. The CET also has extensive
experience developing curricula; including the veterinary curriculum at TAMU and partnering with
the United States Department of Agriculture on a $1.4 million project to develop a comprehensive
curriculum to support agricultural capacity building in developing countries. For more information on the CET and to view a portfolio of work, visit www.tamucet.org.

Texas A&M University is the oldest public institution of higher education in Texas and one of the
nation’s largest and most dynamic universities. More than 60,000 students are enrolled in the
University’s 10 academic colleges with approximately 9,000 pursuing graduate or professional
degrees. Texas A&M University is a major research university with a growing international focus,
and outstanding public and private support.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit a letter of intent including, a statement of professional interests and
career goals, a current curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three professional
references to: Ms. Linda Fillip (lfillip@cvm.tamu.edu) or Texas A&M University, College of
Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Office of the Dean, TAMU MS 4461, College Station, TX
77843-4461. Questions can be directed to Dr. Karen Cornell, Search Committee Chair and Associate
Dean (kcornell@cvm.tamu.edu) College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M
University.
Texas


  • Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Educator
    fully committed to maintaining diversity among our personnel in order to strengthen the success
    of our mission.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Linda Fillip
    College of Veterinary Medicine Office of the Dean
    Texas A&M University - College Station
    4461 Tamu
    College Station, TX 77843-4461
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  • 9798453878
  • 9798455088
  • lfillip@cvm.tamu.edu
 

 

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