College Dean of Instruction
The College Dean of Instruction reports to the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs (AVPAA) and is responsible for the coordination of college-wide academic assessment. She/he will collaborate with faculty, staff, as well as the Office of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness (OPIE) to develop, support and maintain effective strategies for the assessment of student learning outcomes at the general education and program level. Specific responsibilities shall include the following: 1. Facilitates the design of tools and strategies that enable faculty to effectively analyze and improve student learning and success; 2. Provides leadership for building and sustaining a college-wide culture of inquiry for the continuous improvement of student learning and success; 3. Consults with faculty (individually or collectively) regarding assessment design; 4. Establishes procedures and timelines for the use and analysis reports; 5. Collaborates with the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of Professional Development on the design and delivery of professional development experiences that integrate innovative pedagogical strategies with assessment evidence; 6. Provides college-wide coordination within and across the disciplines to facilitate cross-campus discipline specific assessments as well as the implementation of subsequent action plans; 7. Collaborates with faculty, the campus deans, and AVPAA to develop and evaluate the curricula, courses and programs of instruction offered; 8. Collaborates with the AVPAA, the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, OPIE, and college offices for Academic and Student Affairs to coordinate student learning outcomes assessment activities in conformance with College policies, procedures and schedules; 9. Prepares and monitors the action plans for the College as it relates to assessment, relative to matters of instruction; 10. Serves on college-wide academic and assessment committees; 11. Integrates instructional assessment efforts with other initiatives 12. Leads special projects and supports resource development activities that will enhance the College’s efforts to assess and improve student learning; 13. Performs other duties as assigned by the AVPAA and/or the Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Doctorate in an appropriate discipline and at least five years relevant experience is required.