Assistant Dean of Instruction, Colorado Mountain College, Vail Valley at Edwards

Job description

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.

This position will be responsible for the Allied Health and First Responder programs offered at the Vail Valley at Edwards campus. Ideal candidates will have professional or academic experience in one or more of the disciplines supervised (i.e. Fire Science, EMS, Paramedic, Surgical Technology, Phlebotomy, etc.). Familiarity with regulatory and/or accreditation requirements in these fields is highly desirable.


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 a minimum of 2 years teaching. Candidates with professional experience in the related discipline area may be preferred.

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.

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.

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) or conversational language abilities preferred.

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To apply: Please submit a letter of interest that includes a description of your professional or academic experience as it relates to the disciplines supervised by this position (i.e. Fire Science, Paramedic, EMS, Surgical Technology, Phlebotomy, Medical Assisting, etc.). Please also submit 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 on July 1, 2019.




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Posted: 5/23/2019
Application Due: 7/22/2019
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Salary: $66,158 – $73,509