Associate Dean School of Education - American International College in Springfield Massachusetts

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American International College

Springfield, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Associate Dean for the School of Education is a direct report to the Dean of the School of Education. This is a supervisory position with demonstrated professional experience with PK-12 schools. The associate dean is responsible for unit assessment and accreditation, assists the dean in preparing reporting documents for state, local, national requirements. The incumbent must have successful experience as a program chair or department head and experience with NCATE/CAEP Accreditation.

  • Evidence of successful academic planning and implementation of undergraduate and graduate programs, online courses and doctoral programs.

  • Demonstrated success in budget and personnel management and a distinguished record of teaching and scholarship and leadership.

  • Demonstrated success in supervision of off-campus sites, faculty and staff.

  • Demonstrated ability with strategic planning.

  • Appreciation and cultivation of diversity in urban school setting.

  • Participates in and supports the shared governance of the college by serving on councils and committees identified in the college governance document; and represents the college on university councils and committees related to academic programs – undergraduate, graduate, and international.

  • Assist the dean in handling student issues. Assist in the design and development of curriculum and administrative policies, and procedures.

  • Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Doctoral degree in a content area offered within the School of Education or related field.

  • Strong commitment to high-quality instruction in a diverse, student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various learning styles and backgrounds.

  • Interest in active and collaborative learning and enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Blackboard, and the instructional use of technology to teach traditional, hybrid or on-line courses, as needed.

  • Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students and faculty.

  • Expertise that complements and expands that of the academic unit.

  • About AIC

    American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

    To Apply

    Qualified applicants should electronically submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and the contact information for three professional references (all saved as one document) via this online application:

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    AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
    Degree Required: Doctorate
    Experience: See Job Description
    Salary: Not Specified
    Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
    Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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