• Associate Dean, General Education

    Location US-Virtual
    Job ID
    2018-101927
    Institution
    Chamberlain University
    Department
    Faculty
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Reporting to the Dean of General Education, the Associate Dean oversees the visiting faculty who are teaching our online General Education courses. In this role, you will direct and provide leadership to the visiting faculty to ensure consistent, high-quality delivery of program courses and curricula in an environment and manner that achieves superior student outcomes. This is a faculty auditing/QA role and you will conduct regular classroom observations and provide feedback to support and develop teaching excellence practices among our visiting faculty.

    Responsibilities

    In this role you will:

     

    • Ensure that program courses are staffed with qualified, trained, high-quality instructors by participating in the recruitment of faculty and ensuring that the Talent Acquisition team is aware of faculty recruitment needs.
    • Track faculty qualifications regarding education, certifications and licensure, and ensure compliance before allowing faculty to teach.
    • Orient new faculty and develop, update and implement faculty orientation materials and processes as needed.
    • Prepare, assess and communicate faculty performance and faculty qualification metrics to faculty, course leaders and program leadership.
    • Lead curriculum redevelopment efforts including identifying Subject Matter Experts and ensuring adherence to quality standards in development.
    • Supervise and evaluate faculty, providing regular and timely feedback and coaching as needed.

    • Prepare and provide ongoing faculty development to ensure consistent, high-quality faculty performance.
    • Monitor and report on faculty workload and enforce faculty completion of expected duties.
    • Participate in preparing course and faculty schedules, working with the faculty operations and course scheduling teams.
    • Serve as a role model and mentor faculty and students in areas of academic excellence, customer service, collaboration, communication and professionalism.
    • Guide faculty regarding student concerns and escalations, academic integrity issues, student absences and performance concerns, and assessment. Collaborate with Student Services regarding student concerns when necessary.
    • Ensure regular meetings of the faculty to facilitate communication and faculty participation in planning, implementing and evaluating the curriculum.
    • Solicit recommendations from faculty for academic budget.
    • Complete other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

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

    • Doctorate degree
    • Master's degree or above in one of the disciplines taught in general education (preferably Political Science, History or International Studies/Relations)
    • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in education, training or staff development at the baccalaureate level or above
    • Minimum of 3-5 years of online teaching experience
    • Ability to lead, direct and advise online faculty--previous leadership experience required
    • Proficiency with online instructional technology applications and Microsoft Office--ability to use a variety of technology applications
    • Experience with the curriculum development process is highly preferred
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Interpersonal skills--ability to interact with all levels of students, faculty, leadership and staff
    • Organizational and time management skills
    • Conflict resolution skills
    • Strong customer service orientation and customer service 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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