Reporting to the Dean of Education, the Program Director for Reading and Literacy will undertake responsibilities that will provide and ensure support and success within the program.
Contributes to the evaluation process of Regional Administrator.
Creates and maintains dynamic Blackboard Shell for all programs specific courses;
Review, Revise and Redesign of all Program Specific Curriculum in accordance with State Standards for Educator preparation programs;
Provide guidance to candidates regarding specific program and licensure;
Vet and assign teaching responsibilities/courses to full-time and adjunct faculty;
Develop and provide professional development activities for Regional Administrators and all faculty;
Responsible for formation, tasking, and organizing program specific workgroups;
Prepare program assessment data, analysis and recommendations to Cabinet;
Prepare external and internal reports for program review;
Maintain consistent and continuous communication with all faculty and candidates;
Design and facilitates of all candidate workshops;
Review and approve final transcripts for graduation and program/degree completion;
Collection and review of faculty supervision and evaluations for decisions related to rehire and assignment;
Provide budgetary recommendations to the Dean; Member of School of Education Cabinet;
Assist with ESE and CAEP accreditation;
Arrange attendance of faculty at recruiting, grantsmanship, and other events on the behalf of the School of Education Coordinate the completion of academic and governance tasks required of academic area members within the division;
Represent the department to internal and external academic communities, alumni, business and industry, government, foundations, and the general community;
Promote and enhance the image of the School of Education through participation in appropriate professional and academic organizations and;
Other duties as assigned by the Dean.
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.
Earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. is required (ABD considered).
Successful college/university teaching experience; Demonstrated commitment to diversity and multicultural teaching/learning is required.
Demonstrated content and pedagogical knowledge; will be to facilitate interdisciplinary approaches to funded research, enhance interprofessional education and practice, and foster integrated degree programs.
Previous experience in an academic supervisory capacity/leadership position and strong supervisory skills;
Familiarity with the program review and accreditation process.
Ability to set goals, plan strategies, organizes resources and executes work under conditions of excessive stress. Demonstrated ability to administer programs.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
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.
Qualified applicants should electronically submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references via this online application:
AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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