Associate Dean of Faculty - Arts & Sciences - Chicago IL Campus

Chicago, IL
Apr 10, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Associate Dean–Liberal Arts & Sciences (AD-LAS) directs and provides leadership for all campus level Liberal Arts & Science (LAS) faculty to ensure faculty and curricula are current and consistently delivered in an environment and manner that achieves superior student outcomes. Depending on the location, the AD-LAS may have an instructional workload ranging from 12 to 38 credits per academic year.

  • Serves as a role model and mentors LAS faculty and students in areas of academic and service excellence, collaboration, communication and professionalism
  • Conducts classroom, lab and Learning Management Systems (LMS) observations
  • Serves as liaison between campus LAS faculty and national Chamberlain College of Nursing (CCN) leadership on matters related to LAS courses offered both online and on-ground
  • Serves as an active, participating member of the national AD-LAS workgroup
  • Establishes a campus Safety Committee and serves as the Chair
  • Orders and inventories all required equipment and supplies for science classes
  • Maintains science classroom and preparation facilities
  • Solicits recommendations from LAS faculty for academic budget
  • Ensures regular meetings of LAS faculty to facilitate communication and participation in planning, implementing and evaluation of the curriculum
  • Communicates with academic committees (national or campus) to ensure appropriate goals and projects are implemented
  • Monitors and advances student success
  • Ensures LAS faculty maintain two hours/week/course of tutoring on campus
  • Supervises LAS faculty and provides appropriate mentoring, coaching and feedback regarding performance
  • Conducts annual individual performance evaluation of the faculty
  • Initiates recruitment, selection, orientation, and onboarding of LAS faculty
  • Ensures LAS classes adhere to the scheduling requirements of the campus within the established budgetary parameters
  • Ensures curricula are current and consistently delivered in an environment and manner that achieves superior student outcomes
  • Shares feedback on course objectives and content - gained from students, faculty, and other staff members - with appropriate leadership for quality improvement of the curriculum
  • Ensures meaningful assessment of student achievement, e.g., exams, projects, cases, occurs at the end of each course and for continuous course improvement that meet course objectives
  • Completes other duties as assigned

Critical features of this job are described under Essential Duties and Responsibilities. They may be, however, subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge and skills required to competently perform in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Master's degree, doctorate preferred (from regionally accredited institution) in a natural science discipline
  • Minimum of two years' experience teaching Sciences at the Bachelor level or above
  • Previous academic leadership experience preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels: Student, faculty and staff
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to lead, direct and supervise faculty

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.


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