FT Admin - Director of Business & Economics and Director of Communication, Media & the Arts
This posting is for two positions. One position will provide Administration to the Business & Economics area. The other will provide Administration to the Communication, Media, and the Arts area.
This position reports to the Associate Dean, Business, Communication, and the Arts. The Director provides administrative leadership, direct supervision, and advocacy for a subset of programs in the Business, Communication, and the Arts Department. Primary responsibilities include: establishing positive, collaborative and creative environments for teaching and learning in support of a diverse student, faculty and staff population; recruiting, hiring, supervising, mentoring, and evaluating faculty and staff; guiding the use of Department resources and budget to assure program and student outcomes are achieved; working cooperatively with faculty to identify and implement learning tools and technologies that enhance program content and delivery; steering initiatives relating to course, curriculum and program assessment in a broader context of continuous quality improvement; determining with program faculty and Division leadership the schedule and staffing of course offerings; providing problem solving and conflict resolution in addressing both faculty and student concerns; and, representing both the Department and the Division on college-wide teams as well as in the greater community. The Director position is an administrative role that combines leadership, stewardship and management skills to ensure the Department operates efficiently and effectively. The Director must be able to make decisions based on what is best for the college as a whole and to work collaboratively with others to resolve issues, understanding that student learning needs and student success are important priorities.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Leadership experience in an academic unit.
Knowledge of current technologies and how they relate to both instructional and administrative practices.
Effective communication skills with faculty, staff, students, College leadership and the public.
Master’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
College-level teaching experience.
Supervisory experience in an academic unit.