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Dean Distance Learning Programs

Air University
Maxwell AFB, Montgomery

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Identifies, advocates, and allocates resources required to accomplish work activities or projects to meet mission requirements, objectives, and priorities of programs in the directorate. Maintains overall accountability for distance learning curriculum development and execution in support of the GCPME mission and program objectives. Provides Dean's guidance to ensure the distance learning program curricula meet the academic requirements for JPME Phase 1 accreditation, regional accreditation, and higher-level guidance, as applicable. Maintains currency on core requirements and comprehensive standards and trends within accreditation relating to distance learning. Provides direction for the coordination of the design development, execution, and evaluation of distance learning programs in support of the GCPME program objectives.

Counsels employees regarding policies, procedures, and directives of management. Selects or recommends selection of candidates for vacancies, promotions, details, and reassignments in consideration of skills and qualifications, mission requirements, and EEO and diversity objectives. Develops, modifies, and/or interprets performance standards. Sets performance expectations, provides feedback and holds employees responsible for satisfactory work completion. Appraises subordinate workers performance ensuring consistency and equity in rating techniques. Recommends awards, within grade increases and or step increases. Resolves employee complaints and refers unresolved complaints to higher level management. Initiates action to correct performance or conduct problems. Effects minor disciplinary measures such as warnings and reprimands and recommends action in more serious disciplinary matters.

Prepares documentation to support actions taken. Identifies employee developmental needs and coordinates training (formal and on-the-job) to maintain and improve job performance. Approves master leave schedule assuring adequate coverage for peak workloads and holiday vacation time. Promotes an environment in which employees are empowered to participate in and contribute to effective mission accomplishment. Discharge security responsibilities by ensuring education and compliance with situations posing a threat to the health or safety of subordinates. Applies EEO principles and requirements to all personnel management actions and decisions, and ensures all personnel are treated in a manner free of discrimination. Periodically reviews position descriptions to ensure accuracy, and the most effective utilization of personnel resources. Explains classification determinations to subordinate employees.

Advises the Commandant on compensation and retention of assigned civilian faculty members. Provides oversight of faculty development activities related to orientation, research activities, curriculum development initiatives, new techniques, and technology applications in the distance learning curriculum. Serves as approval authority for faculty management contract.

Maintains professional relationships with professional colleagues in other DoD schools and organizations, civilian institutions, and business and industrial concerns related to distance learning. Maintains liaison with AU officials concerning matters related to distance learning. Attends meetings and participates in other organizations activities intended to advance the state of knowledge in distance learning. Performs other professional duties that may be required or assigned by the commandant/vice commandant.

Pursues publication of research in professional journals, scholarly publications, or other commercial or government publications. Promotes dissemination of research results and curriculum innovations through participation in professional organizational activities and collaboration with other professional military education schools. Serves as advisor to students pursuing study, writing assignments, and/ or research. Preparation of textbooks, case studies, monographs, book reviews, readings in GCPME course books, elective course materials, electronic-based educational tools, and histories of general intellectual merit are considered as part of publication record. Researches and evaluates emerging technologies to improve and enhance distance learning strategies.

All applications must be received by 19 June 23 no later than 11:59 CST.



Air University is the intellectual and leadership-development center of the U.S. Air and Space Forces. Our mission is to educate and develop Air, Space, and Cyberspace warrior-leaders in support of the National Defense Strategy. Air University, with headquarters at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, is a major component of Air Education and Training Command and is the lead agent for Air Force education.

Air University provides the full spectrum of Air Force education, encompassing pre-commissioning programs for new officers; graduate programs in specialized military disciplines; progressive, career-long professional military development for officer, enlisted, and civilian Airmen; and specialized programs for US cabinet appointees, senior executive service civilians, and general officers.

Air University draws on a long legacy of airpower education. The Wright brothers established the first US civilian flying school here in 1910. In the early 1930s, the Army Air Corps Tactical School moved to Montgomery, establishing Maxwell Field.

Air University was established in 1946, and today is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, masters, and doctor of philosophy degrees. Air University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty committed to inclusive teaching and scholarship.

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