• Associate Dean, General Education

    Location US-MO-St. Louis
    Job ID
    2018-100490
    Institution
    Chamberlain University
    Department
    Faculty
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Chamberlain College of Nursing is committed to providing quality and accessible nursing education. Most nursing schools incorporate tools for building nurse-patient relationships into their curricula, but Chamberlain has gone a step further and made care of students a part of the educational culture. Chamberlain believes that extraordinary care of nursing students is more likely to lead to extraordinary patient and family care.

     

    If you share in this belief and model behaviors of care, respect and professionalism, creating a culture that fosters collaboration, cooperation and respect among all, the position of Associate Dean of General Education might be right for you.

     

    The Associate Dean of General Education directs and provides leadership for all campus level Liberal Arts & Science (LAS) faculty to ensure faculty and curricula are current and consistently delivered in an environment and manner that achieves superior student outcomes. Depending on the location, the AD-LAS may have an instructional workload ranging from 12 to 38 credits per academic year.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Serve as a role model and mentor LAS faculty and students in areas of academic and service excellence, collaboration, communication and professionalism
    • Conduct classroom, lab and Learning Management Systems (LMS) observations
    • Serve as a liaison between campus LAS faculty and national Chamberlain University leadership on matters related to LAS courses offered both online and on-ground
    • Serve as an active, participating member of the national AD-LAS workgroup
    • Establish a campus Safety Committee and serve as the Chair
    • Order and inventories all required equipment and supplies for science classes
    • Maintain science classroom and preparation facilities
    • Solicit recommendations from LAS faculty for academic budget
    • Ensure regular meetings of LAS faculty to facilitate communication and participation in planning, implementing and evaluation of the curriculum
    • Communicates with academic committees (national or campus) to ensure appropriate goals and projects are implemented
    • Monitor and advance student success
    • Ensure LAS faculty maintain two hours/week/course of tutoring on campus
    • Supervise LAS faculty and provide appropriate mentoring, coaching and feedback regarding performance
    • Conduct annual individual performance evaluation of the faculty
    • Initiates recruitment, selection, orientation and onboarding of LAS faculty
    • Ensure LAS classes adhere to the scheduling requirements of the campus within the established budgetary parameters
    • Ensure curricula are current and consistently delivered in an environment and manner that achieves superior student outcomes
    • Share feedback on course objectives and content - gained from students, faculty, and other staff members - with appropriate leadership for quality improvement of the curriculum
    • Ensure meaningful assessment of student achievement, e.g., exams, projects, cases, occurs at the end of each course and for continuous course improvement that meet course objectives
    • Complete other duties as assigned

     

    Qualifications

    Critical features of this job are described under Essential Duties and Responsibilities. They may be, however, subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

     

    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. 

    • Master’s degree, Doctorate preferred (from regionally accredited institution) in a natural science discipline
    • Minimum of two years’ experience teaching Sciences at the Bachelor level or above
    • Previous academic leadership experience preferred
    • Strong interpersonal, organizational and conflict resolution skills
    • Strong time management skills
    • Ability to interact with all levels: Student, faculty and staff
    • Strong customer service orientation
    • Ability to lead, direct and supervise faculty


    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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