Assistant Dean of Instruction, Colorado Mountain College, Leadville, CO
Dynamic administrator/educator needed to fill Assistant Dean of Instruction position in amazing Leadville, Colorado. The Leadville Campus is building upon 50 years of place-based programming that highlights our natural surroundings and rich academic experiences. If you have an interest in helping develop programs, initiate learning opportunities for all levels of students in our diverse community, and helping to MacGyver the future of this unique campus we want to see your application. We have the very best students and our team is looking for the very best colleague to help reach our goals which are Big, Hairy and Audacious! Bring your energy and your excitement for student success to Leadville.
Under the general direction of a designated campus leader, the Assistant Dean of Instruction provides leadership to people and programs, coordinating and supervising the delivery of educational programs with an emphasis on quality instruction and student access. The Assistant Dean of Instruction recruits and supervises adjunct faculty and will work in collaboration with School Deans to support processes for full time faculty. The ADI evaluates adjunct faculty for excellence in teaching and learning methods and assists in discipline related full time faculty evaluation and other processes as necessary or applicable in collaboration with School Deans in alignment with college programming goals.
The ADI supports faculty in instructional objectives, such as text books and instructional materials and equipment; scheduling and programming classes; course management and assessment; participates with program advisory committees; maintains and enforces policies, procedures and academic standards; manages budget; assists in recruiting and retaining students.
Program responsibilities of this position include Culinary, Electrical, Early Childhood Education, Emergency Medical Services, Health Professional for SAO, Health & Wellness, Fire Science Technology, Fire Science Wildland, Nursing Aid, Outdoor Studies, Occupational Safety Technician, Physical Education, Recreation & Outdoor Studies, Ski Area Operations, Welding, and other areas as needed. Additionally the ADI has responsibility for campus wide leadership of Perkins, VE135, non-credit programming in the disciplines above and Instructional technology and instructional equipment purchases.
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally diverse environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees, vendors, and community members having diverse backgrounds.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) applicants may be given preference.
Prerequisites for the Position
Ideal qualifications include a minimum of a Master’s degree; experience in discipline(s) supervised may be preferred; along with two years related experience in administration with demonstrated experience in curriculum development, organizational development, management or instructional systems with at least one year in a supervisory position; and minimum of 2 years teaching experience at the college level. Knowledge of, and experience with, developing and managing Career and Technical Education Programs.
Demonstrated knowledge of pedagogy, and combined educational program management and teaching experience equating to two years. In lieu of management experience, applicants with five or more years of teaching experience may be considered.
Special Skills or abilities related to position: knowledge of teaching skills, pedagogy, methodology, education technology, budget management, strategic planning, pertinent laws, community engagement, policies and procedures, experience with recruitment and supervision of full and/or part time faculty.
An equivalent/applicable combination of education and experience to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position required
To apply: please submit the required letter of interest, a resume, a list of three professional references, and transcripts. To be considered as an applicant, transcripts must be attached with the original application material. Please do not mail transcripts separately. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.
Review of application material will begin June 15, 2018.