Seeking Graduate Assistants (GAs), January 2021-August 2021. GAs to work in Faculty Development and Innovation Center (FDIC) and Center for Student Innovation (CSI) in Booth Library to assist in coordinating programming, maintaining equipment and materials inventories, and technology training. Seeking office staff who can communicate well with other staff, clients, and other university units. Preferred: supervisory experience, clear speaking and writing, office skills (including Microsoft Office 365), flexibility, and willingness to learn. Ideal skills: vlogging and/or podcasting experience, video editing, creative (artistic) aptitude, and/or training/teaching experience. Applications are now being accepted. Interviews will continue until the position is filled. Complete the online Graduate Assistant application from the Graduate School, and email to FDIC Director (email@example.com): your current resume, a cover letter outlining how your skills and interests might align with the FDIC or CSI, and a list of references with contact information. Possible renewal of assistantship for Fall 2021 depending on budget and performance.
Our Advisory Committee includes colleagues across campus committed to Faculty Development.
Come visit the FDIC
The Faculty Development and Innovation Center reception is Booth 1105 on the North End of the ground floor or basement of Booth Library. When entering from the north doors, turn right, then right again. Our office is located right at the bottom of the stairs.
FDIC: Promoting Faculty Excellence at Eastern Illinois University
The FDIC helps Eastern Illinois faculty achieve and maintain excellence in teaching, scholarship, and creativity through training opportunities, grants, and fostering a community of collegial learning.
FDIC will promote a faculty-initiated culture of collaboration, innovation, scholarship, and student-centered teaching excellence.
The core values of FDIC that guide our practices are:
Encouraging faculty excellence and benefiting the students we educate.
Striving for equity, access, and support for professional development for all faculty and at all stages of their careers
Supporting a climate for innovation and scholarship through grants
Encouraging judicious use of technology to support teaching and learning
Encouraging a culture of collegiality and collaboration through social and professional activities
Identifying and providing access to resources for addressing the changing environment within and outside of EIU
Past is Prologue
Current and recent programs, grants, faculty communities, and consultations are noted throughout this website. For recent year summaries and reports, see: