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Dean Of Academic Affairs

Company: Eastern International College
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

The College Dean position reports to the President of the College. This position is responsible for providing the educational management and leadership needed to achieve a high standard of excellence and innovation in teaching and learning, student success and faculty/staff professional growth. The Dean provides leadership, policy development and direction in the development of programs; articulation agreements with other schools, colleges and universities; collaboration with secondary education, business and industry; maintains accreditation standards in the programs; provides a positive environment for teaching and learning; gives direction and leadership for conflict resolution and advocates for students, faculty and staff and the various departments.The successful Dean is a trusted advisor whose empathy is demonstrated through inclusiveness and service to others. This person will be described as having integrity, humility, flexibility and an inviting demeanor that puts those around him/her at ease. Consistent with the College's mission, this leader will demonstrate a strong commitment to the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion among students and staff, as well as sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of EIC students. The Dean works together with colleagues to create a strong sense of fiscal accountability across campus, and to create an atmosphere of trust and respect in which all can succeed.Required Qualifications

  • PhD required
  • Five-years of managerial experience in higher education
  • Computer literacy
  • At least three-years of faculty experience in higher education
  • Demonstrated understanding of the mission of a private, career-oriented collegeEvidence of:
    • Modeling an unwavering commitment to student care and success that leads to highly successful graduates and strong, supportive alumni.
    • Strong and clear commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion among students, faculty, and staff and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of adult learners and traditional students.
    • Awareness of the imperatives of assessment and accreditation, a track record of proven assessment project success, and ability to propel professional development initiatives within an organization.
    • The ability to build an academic team founded on the importance of communication and collaboration
    • Must be supportive and empowering to students, faculty and staff of the departments.
    • The ability to identify and effectively promote opportunities and resolve problems, and competence in communication with diverse groups are critical to this position. Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to listen, the willingness to communicate frequently with individuals and groups, the ability to write effectively are very necessary to effectively function within this position.
    • The ability to utilize collaborative processes and team leadership to involve staff in decision making is required. The position also requires the ability to establish and maintain productive, collegial and professional working relationships with internal and external college communities and to develop and sustain new programming.
    • The Dean must also demonstrate a willingness to use and promote the use of technology and up-to-date teaching methods in the classrooms. This will include responding creatively to new education and technology issues and exhibit the spirit of entrepreneurship in the work of all department.
    • Facilitation skills are required in order to effectively supervise staff, evaluate and reward performance, and recommend professional improvement and growth opportunities. The position's administrative/policy role is one of a direct, "hands-on" nature, thereby requiring a high level of diplomacy, energy, tenacity, teamwork and patience.
    • The Dean is a member of the College's Leadership Team (CLT) requiring the ability to be an effective team member; the willingness to share ideas, thoughts, and opinions and the willingness to actively participate in administrative activity and decision-making.
    • Analytical ability is required in scheduling, facility management and budgeting activities as well as academic and administrative policy and decision making.
    • The Dean must possess a clear vision for online learning and technology enhanced education, as it exists today and in the future.

Keywords: Eastern International College, Jersey City , Dean Of Academic Affairs, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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