Campus News

Position announcement

Nominations and applications are being accepted for the position of director of the Office of Instructional Support and Development. The position will be filled through an internal search by Jan. 1, 2006, or as soon thereafter as feasible.

Established in 1979 as the Office of Instructional Development, OISD is one of the most comprehensive units of its kind in the U.S. Major divisions include faculty development, teaching assistant support, classroom support, WebCT training and support, instructional multimedia design and development, and extended education. OISD is also one of three units responsible for operation of the Student Learning Center.

The office employs approximately 25 full-time staff members, five graduate assistants and numerous part-time students.

The director of OISD also serves as UGA’s director of extended education. In this role, the director facilitates and coordinates the university’s off-campus and distance-education efforts. The director ­reports to the vice president for instruction and associate provost.

Minimum qualifications for this ­position include a terminal degree and 10 years of teaching and/or administrative experience.

Nominations or letters of application should be sent to the OISD Director Search Committee, Office of the Vice President for Instruction, Franklin House, Campus Mail 1698. Letters of application should also include a curriculum vitae and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references.

Applications received by Sept. 26 will receive full consideration.