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The Senior Assistant Dean of Faculty Affairs is an academic and administrative leader for School of Continuing Studies (SCS) and serves as a key member of the Faculty and Academic Affairs Team who ensures that program level outcomes are articulated in a consistent manner and aligned with the school's mission and strategic priorities. S/he collaborates with the Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs and Senior Assistant Dean for Instructional Design and Digital Learning to develop and implement a framework to assess the quality of teaching and learning in online, on-campus, and multi-modal courses. The incumbent works collaboratively with Faculty Directors, Deans, and instructional designers. Additional duties include but are not limited to:
Academic Affairs, Curriculum Development, and Assessment
Collaborates with the Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs to develop and assess curricula for degree programs, which includes online and multimodality programs.
Contributes to the creation of a quality review process for online and multimodality courses.
Supports the development of an internal peer-to-peer program review framework for ongoing self-assessment of curriculum alignment with industry competencies and ensure academic rigor.
Collaborates with the faculty directors to develop a framework for integrating industry-relevant learning outcomes in the curriculum.
Supports efforts to ensure that program level outcomes are articulated in a consistent manner and aligned with the school's mission and strategic priorities.
Works with the Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs and Faculty Directors to design, develop, and launch new curricular initiatives.
Works with the Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs and Faculty Directors to recruit and train faculty, which includes online and multimodality faculty.
Supports the development and management of the annual faculty review process and the development and execution of a promotion scheme for Faculty Directors.
Works with Deans and Faculty Directors to develop and implement a peer-to-peer teaching review framework.
Collaborates with Deans, Faculty Directors, and the Senior Assistant Dean for Instructional Design and Digital Learning to develop training, events, and other professional development programming to continually advance the quality of faculty teaching and learning on-campus, online, and across multi-modality courses for full- and part-time faculty.
Supports the development and maintenance of quality standards for teaching on-campus and online.
Curriculum Development and Assessment Improvement
Collaborates with the Digital Strategy Team, Faculty Directors, and Deans to develop a strategy to collect, analyze, and use data to continuously improve and monitor program, curriculum, and course alignment with learning outcomes.
Master's degree, prefer candidates with a Ph.D. in Education, Educational Administration, or related field
5+ years' experience developing, launching, and maintaining online educational programs at various stages of growth, preferably at an institute of higher education
Fluency in all Microsoft office products, and use of the internet
5+ years management experience
Exceptional interpersonal skills and strong managerial ability. Ability to interact and influence at the most senior levels of an organization and to work collaboratively across functions, levels and departments toward shared objectives
Strong writing and communication skills, including comfort with public presentations to a wide range of audiences
Ability to research a diverse array of topics and distill the key messages in preparation for presentations about the School of Continuing Studies
Ability to work cooperatively and strategically in a team environment with all levels of professional, technical and administrative staff and to integrate resources on a timely and organized basis
Sound management skills, ability to think strategically while balancing several complex agendas
Established skills in planning and managing multiple, diverse and organizational needs
Demonstrated expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
Commitment to the mission of the School of Continuing Studies, and the vision of Dean
A sense of humor, and a desire to work with a variety of people in expanding the work of the SCS
Possess character that combines integrity, the highest standards of ethics, and the determination to be an effective team member
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