Seeking Applicants for Director of Keystone Partnerships

Nov. 16, 2016

Seeking Applicants for Director of Keystone Partnerships

The Global Citizenship Program Committee seeks applicants for director of Keystone Seminars for the initial term of three years, beginning Summer 2017.

Compensation will be $7,000 annually and two courses reassigned time (1 course release/semester).

The ideal applicant is familiar with the Keystone Seminar program, having taught or participated in the development of a Keystone Seminar, has a strong interest in interdisciplinary student experiences, and is a full-time faculty member with continuing status (tenure or FDL).

Please submit a letter of interest and a CV by Dec. 2 to the Global Citizenship Program Committee coordinator Francine Case at casefr@webster.edu.

Contact director of GCP Bruce Umbaugh at bumbaugh@webster.edu with any questions.

The director of Keystone Seminars will:

  • Provide leadership for the undergraduate Global Keystone Seminars, including quality and continuous improvement (assessment), service and experiential learning opportunities, and other components of the program, working collaboratively with the director of the Global Citizenship Program, the Global Citizenship Program Committee, academic deans and department chairs, international and extended campus faculty and administrators, Academic Advising, Student Affairs, and Academic Affairs
  • Work with the director of the Global Citizenship Program and the Global Citizenship Program Committee (GCPC)
  • Recruit and mentor faculty for seminar sections year-round (Fall, Spring, Summer)
  • Collect (or supervise the collection of) data relevant to GCP learning outcomes
  • Collaborate with director of First Year Seminars, GCPC Chair(s), and director of GCP on GCP Program Assessment
  • Lead periodic review of the Keystone Seminars and make recommendations for program improvement
  • Communicate and coordinate with directors and faculty at extended campuses with undergraduate programs, both domestic and international
  • Plan and present professional development opportunities for seminar faculty on Keystone Seminar course implementation and assessment
  • Manage classroom scheduling for Keystone Seminars in WEBG
  • Represent the Keystone Seminars before Curriculum Committee
  • Serve as an ex officio, non-voting member of the Global Citizenship Program Committee
  • Contribute to the scholarship of general education and integrative, experiential, and problem-based learning
  • Participate in planning annual GCP Collaboratory (typically scheduled in mid May)
  • Report to the Provost and senior vice president

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