Associate Dean for Academic Outreach

Job description

The College of Continuing Studies at the University of Alabama is seeking a dynamic, innovative leader to serve as its next Associate Dean for Academic Outreach. The successful candidate will have experience in administering academic outreach and distance education programs and services.

The successful candidate will also have advanced knowledge and experience in the development and delivery of distance academic programs in non-traditional formats; experience and expertise in supervising instructional design, rich media production, interactive technologies, and technical support services associated with distance learning: digital and mass media marketing and promotion of distance programs using innovative and emerging practices; developing and managing student service programming for non-traditional and distance students including recruitment, advising, retention programs; compliance and accreditation issues including state authorization and SACSCOC; administrative systems such as Banner (registration and finance), student receivables, prospect management; effective relationship building with faculty and academic program staff, and strong interpersonal, management, and communication skills.

Further, the successful candidate will have a minimum of a master's degree in higher education, business, arts and sciences, or other relevant field with at least ten years of progressively responsible work experience in administering academic outreach and distance education programs and services; successful record of managing programs that require an organization to be fully self-sustaining in terms of revenue generation; and direct experience working with state authorization requirements for operating distance degree programs in all 50 states.

Job close date 4/15/2019. Visit UA's employment website at for more information and to apply. The University of Alabama is an equal-opportunity employer (EOE) including an EOE of protected vets and individuals with disabilities.




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Posted: 3/20/2019
Application Due: 5/19/2019
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