Faculty Development Specialist

Location US-Virtual
Job ID
Chamberlain University
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status

Opportunity at a Glance

In this role you will create and deliver development programs and curriculum for the faculty to promote faculty development; develop and deliver educational materials for the faculty of Chamberlain; guide the growth of faculty with purposeful and effective approaches that promote extraordinary preparation at the undergraduate and graduate levels; evaluate the effectiveness of the development programs; provide continuous quality improvement of the teaching/learning materials and modalities; develop and maintain communications to the faculty of new initiatives and courses as available; foster personal and professional growth and mentoring; and lead teams in development and facilitation of programs to support faculty in teaching and learning practices, research and scholarship.


The position reports directly to the Dean of Faculty.


  • In collaboration with campus and program leadership, identify faculty needs and deliver educational offerings to advance the effectiveness and professional development of faculty.
  • Support campus and program leadership in meeting faculty development needs.
  • Design, implement and evaluate effectiveness of ongoing faculty training and professional development programs such as faculty workshops, seminars, asynchronous learning opportunities and formal education courses.
  • Serve as resource person and mentor for faculty and program leadership.
  • Drive improved outcomes through monitoring and tracking results against goals and outcomes. 
  • Build and maintain relationships with campus and online faculty to ensure collaboration in initiatives and programs.
  • Collaborate with national teams to support and maintain a mechanism for sharing of best teaching practices throughout the University.
  • Maintain accurate records of CFE sponsored faculty training and developmental activities including topics presented, attendee lists and evaluations. 
  • Guide and support exemplary programs that encourage transformative learning such as the international experience program and other initiatives.
  • Represent faculty development at campus and remote locations.
  • Responsible for evaluation and updates of development materials.
  • Recommend and use technology to implement faculty training and development in a cost-effective manner. 
  • Complete other projects and duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Doctoral degree in nursing (or related field), from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum of 5 years nursing education experience including didactic and clinical, broad clinical nursing experience
  • Possesses the ability to effectively and consistently guide teams and development programs
  • Experience with designing and implementing development programs based on adult learning theory
  • At least 3 years’ experience teaching in an online environment required
  • Curriculum development experience required
  • Previous scholarship commensurate with Assistant Professor Rank or above.
  • Current unencumbered registered nurse license required
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and coordinate the details of multiple concurrent projects
  • Ability to manage a variety of business and vendor resources
  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions with minimal supervision and direction
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced deadline-oriented environment
  • Proficient with project management practices and tools
  • Capability to influence and instill credibility in administrative team peers and subordinates by meeting project milestones, deadlines and budget
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and build relationships
  • Proven effective and consistent interpersonal, organizational, conflict resolution, management, and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

Who We Are

Chamberlain University is a rapidly-expanding university rich with opportunities for growth and offering competitive wages and benefits. If you enjoy being a part of an exciting team and working in a collaborative, dynamic environment, then Chamberlain University might be right for you.

Through Chamberlain Care®, we believe in taking care of those who take care of others. We offer a wide range of benefits that are intended to meet the diverse needs of our colleagues. Whether it's advancing your career, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefit offerings can help you reach your goals.

As an educational organization, we also support and encourage colleagues to further their educations by offering tuition assistance and seminars through our Leadership Development Center.

If you are ready to join an institution like ours, we welcome you to apply.


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