Dean for Learning Advancement and the Virtual Campus - Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold Maryland

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Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, Maryland

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Dean for Learning Advancement and the Virtual Campus provides leadership and vision for continuous planning, and evaluation of the college's Truxal Library, Sarbanes Center, Supplemental Instruction (SI), eLearning initiatives, weekend college, special sessions, off-site programs, prior learning assessment and institutional professional development. The Dean for Learning Advancement implements, maintains, and monitors initiatives designed to promote student enrollment, retention, success, and completion of certificates, degrees, and professional certifications of students in specially formatted learning environments. The Dean is responsible for effective budget management and fiscal operations for cost centers. The Dean regularly participates in academic and strategic planning initiatives designed to further the mission and vision of the college and areas of responsibilities. The Dean oversees the performance of the administrators, faculty and professional and support staff within the unit and contributes to the evaluation of departmental and continuing education faculty assigned to areas of responsibility associated with the virtual campus and other function areas within the unit and shares responsibility with other deans for hiring, supervising and evaluating current and new full and part-time faculty. This position also supervises staff performing "special sessions" learning functions.  

Required Qualifications

A Master's degree or higher in instructional technology, distance education, higher education leadership or a related field required;

Minimum of five years professional distance learning experience in a post secondary institution, three years that must have been in a supervisory capacity. Online teaching experience is very desirable;

Must have demonstrated abilities for program planning and management, systems development, supervising, budget management and leadership for promoting student enrollment, learning, and program completion  

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent organizational, problem solving and conflict resolution skills;

Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to make public presentations;

Demonstrated leadership in academic affairs and college governance;

Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with students, faculty, staff, administrators, other areas of higher education and K-12 leaders, community and business representatives, and the public;

Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college;

Demonstrated commitment to diversity  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and cover letter are required.

As a condition of employment and in connection with your employment application process, Anne Arundel Community College shall conduct a background check on all candidates selected for employment. The information contained in such background reports shall be used for job relevant employment purposes. All offers of employment are contingent upon the favorable results of a background check screening.

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Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to the power of diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace

While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, we regret that we are unable to sponsor employment Visas for job applicants at this time.  

Keyword Phrases

  • Virtual Campus
  • Great College "Honor Roll"
  • Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Other Deans
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: See Job Description