Director of Business Academic Area and NMC Academic Affairs

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Director of Business Academic Area and NMC Academic Affairs

Tracking Code: 1082-443

Title: Director of Business Academic Area and Academic Affairs
Department: Business Academic Area/Educational Services
Reports To: Vice President for Educational Services

Starting Salary: $95,399

Excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, vacation, paid sick leave, and tuition benefit. For more details about benefits, go to and click on Salaries and Benefits, or request a copy from the Office of Human Resources.

The position manages academic programs and operations in the Business Academic Area. Programs include Accounting, Business Administration (Entrepreneurship, Management, and Marketing), Computer Information Technology, and the Great Lakes Culinary Institute. Provides leadership for the development and deployment of certificate and degree programs.

As director of academic affairs, manages and supervises Central Scheduling academic scheduler, and work related to curriculum approval and review, course and program assessment, and academic record keeping related to faculty, curriculum, and academic processes.


  • Demonstrated experience with community engagement
  • Experience and/or knowledge of academic operations
  • Minimum of 5 years experience at managing a staff
  • Successful record of achievement in teaching
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university


  • Demonstrated ability leading cross-functional teams
  • Experience at a director level or higher
  • Master's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Successful record of achievement in teaching at the community college level

FOUNDATIONAL COMPETENCIES: Essential for all NMC employees

  • Ethical behavior and integrity
  • Commitment to quality service, responsible stewardship, continuous improvement
  • Agility/adaptability/tolerance for ambiguity
  • Accountability/personal responsibility
  • Commitment to lifelong learning
  • Create/Contribute to a culture of innovation and thoughtful risk-taking
  • Collaboration/Team work
  • Value all people

Supervises others in accordance with NMC's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding, recognizing employees; addressing performance problems or gaps.


This is a full-time, 40+ hour per week position.

Applications submitted by April 19, 2019 will receive first consideration. Applications must be submitted online at For assistance call 231-995-2612 or 1-800-748-0566 x52612 or email [email protected]

Non-Discrimination Policy Notice
Northwestern Michigan College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities and admissions.

Michigan Law requires that a person with a disability or handicap requiring accommodation for employment must notify the employer in writing within 182 days after the need is known.

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Job Location Traverse City, Michigan, United States Salary 95,399.00 - 95,399.00 USD Special Instructions to Applicants Please attach resume, cover letter and transcripts to your online application at Official transcripts will be required of all finalists. Please mail to: Northwestern Michigan College Attention: Human Resources 1701 E Front Street Traverse City, MI 49686. or e-mail to: [email protected]

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Posted: 4/1/2019
Application Due: 4/29/2019
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