Associate Dean, Faculty - Arts & Sciences

US-Virtual
Job ID
2017-96207
Institution
Chamberlain University
Department
Academics
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 Faculty, Arts & Sciences Online might be right for you.

 

Reporting to the Dean, General Education, the Associate Dean oversees the online 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.
  • Orientate 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.
  • 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, including immersion schedules as needed, 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, assessment, and practicum and preceptor issues. 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
  • Minimum two years’ experience in education, training or staff development at the baccalaureate level or above.
  • At least one year of online teaching experience.
  • Proficiency with online instructional technology applications and Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Previous leadership experience.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, time management and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to interact with all levels: students, faculty, leadership and staff.
  • Strong customer service orientation and customer service skills.
  • Ability to lead, direct and advise faculty.
  • Ability to use a variety of technology applications. 

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 College of Nursing is a rapidly-expanding college 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 College of Nursing might be right for you.

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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