Dean of Academic Affairs - Mt. Sierra College in Monrovia California

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Mt. Sierra College

Monrovia, California 91016

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job Description
The Dean of Academic Affairs is responsible for the academic curriculum of the institution, providing leadership to the faculty and managing the processes through which teaching is conducted and administered at Mt. Sierra College. The Dean insures that the curriculum appropriately reflects the mission of the campus and that it is as current as possible in terms of disciplines, technology, delivery, and oversees the hiring and training of educational faculty and staff.

List of Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the Campus Director, contribute to and implement the Institutional Vision of the College, and insure that the Educational Philosophy is executed;
  • Supervise all matters relating to curriculum and instruction in the College, including outreach and extension courses, online courses, and scheduling;
  • Oversee faculty and academic staff recruitment and development activities;
  • Develop active and effective Program Advisory Committee;
  • Provide advisory recommendations to the Campus Director on all academic appointments, and promotion matters;
  • Act as chief liaison between the College and accrediting bodies and regulatory agencies on all academic issues;
  • Oversee development and implementation of academic strategic planning;
  • Work with Department Chairs to evaluate faculty, assess classroom effectiveness, and correct observed deficiencies through training, counseling, or disciplinary action;
  • Coordinate with the Registrar to develop and implement Academic policies and procedures, and insure  compliance with regulatory statutes and accrediting requirements;
  • Establish priorities and plans for program development, faculty recruitment and development;
  • Provide academic input to institutional enrollment management efforts;
  • Coordinate periodic academic program review and work with Department Chairs in the review, study, and development of curriculum and in the improvement of instruction;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Campus Director;
  • Work with Department Chairs to create quarterly class schedule that meets student needs while remaining fiscally responsible;
  • Coordinate scholarship policies and disbursement with Dean of Students and others;
  • Provide leadership in the development of the College’s Distance Education program;
  • Develop relationships and articulation agreements with related industries, businesses, colleges, universities and high schools;
  • Perform administrative tasks such as budget control and processing requests for information regarding the instructional program;
  • Develop and implement programs and services that promote student success;
  • Chair of the Instructional Council;
  • Ensure compliance with board approved annual Budget.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Manages the Academic Department as defined by the Board of Directors. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Mt. Sierra College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Keyword Phrases

  • Academic Dean
  • Private
  • Post-Secondary
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: At least 4 years
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume