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Assistant Dean of Academics and Student Services - CBE

Employer
South College
Location
Concord Farragut, TN
Closing date
Jul 27, 2024

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Specialty
Student & Scholar Services
Position Type
Assistant Dean
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Description

South College invites capable, energetic, outgoing, applicants who are focused on transforming lives of our customers/students! At South College, you will help implement our strategy of "Where Dreams Find Direction!" We are one of the nation's fastest growing institutions of higher learning with over 10,000 students covering 7 campuses and Online learning sites. We are also one of nation's highest producers of licensed healthcare professionals offering a myriad of undergraduate and graduate healthcare programs for our students.

In order to fully meet our Mission to our students, we require a diverse combination of perspectives, backgrounds, life experiences, and ideas from our faculty and staff and will provide them with an equitable and inclusive work environment -where respect and open interchange of ideas are at the heart of that culture.

South College, a regional leader in Higher Education, is continuing its growth strategy both geographically and in its program offerings as they continue to expand their Competency Based Education (CBE) Programs.

The Assistant Dean of Academics and Student Services works closely with the Dean of Academics and Student Services to oversee the function of the Competency Based Education Campus. This position is located in Knoxville, TN at the South College Parkside Campus.

Qualifications:

Education:

Earned PhD or Doctorate, minimum of a Master's degree and progress towards earning a terminal degree required

Experience:

Fluency in data driven practices and data analysis required. Appropriate Educational & Professional Experience. Five years of professional experience in CBE, and higher education greatly preferred. Experience in teaching at the doctoral level preferred. Experience in program assessments and outcome measures. Experience in accreditation processes. Experience and knowledge of CampusNexus/Anthology preferred.

OBLIGATIONS OF THE ASSISTANT DEAN OF ACADEMICS AND STUDENT SERVICES

The Assistant Dean of Academics and Student Services assists the Dean of Academics and Student services who is the chief academic officer at the campus level and is responsible for the effective administration of the academic programs for all divisions of the campus and academic support operations that include the registrar and student services.

The Assistant Dean of Academics and Student Services is a full-time employee. A minimum of forty office hours per week is required. This position will work out of the CBE space within the South College Parkside Campus in Knoxville, TN.

Broad Responsibilities:
  • Assist in providing coordination and overall daily supervision of the academic functions and personnel at the campus.
  • Assist in providing coordination and overall daily supervision of the student services staff and student services programs at the campus (library, registrar, director of student success), as well as facilitate collaboration with the functional leadership in these areas.
  • Assist in provide continuing attention to matters of scholarly activity, in-service training, and performance review for academic personnel at this Site.
  • Assure that office, classroom, and laboratory space and equipment are efficiently utilized at this Site.
  • Maintain and have available detailed records for each faculty member at this Site, showing each faculty member's training, experience, and record of service to the college. Such records shall be maintained on a current basis.
  • Assist in coordination for Site activities relating to reviewing and handling of personnel and student matters (i.e., disciplinary, conduct, etc.) and communicate with the Dean of Academics and Student Services pertinent information and recommended actions.
  • Assist in overseeing annual budgets with academic departments and student service units.
  • Prepare and compile regular periodic administrative, faculty, and student services performance evaluations as appropriate.
  • Participate in annual revision of the college catalog and other periodic revisions to policy manuals, s, etc.
  • Participate in activities relating to the development and evaluation of new and existing programs.
  • Prepare, or assist in preparation, of applicable reports to accrediting, state, federal, or other agencies.
  • Ensure participation of assigned representatives from the Learning Site in institutional committees as appropriate.

Requirements
  • Supervise the work of the department chairpersons.
  • Ensure that office, classroom, and laboratory space and equipment are efficiently utilized and identify computer/information technology needed to enhance the academic programs.
  • Ensure that syllabi are submitted for each course and that these syllabi include all South College and accreditation required information.
  • Coordinate and participate in student advising related to academic matters (i.e., class scheduling, difficulties in classes related to academic capabilities, etc.) and ensure documentation of advising processes.
  • Ensure that classroom visitations are completed as scheduled.
  • Ensure documentation of use of community resources is planned, completed, documented, and maintained for all academic programs.
  • Ensure that student course evaluations are completed as scheduled, summarized, and results are utilized for faculty improvement.
  • Assist in scheduling and conducting quarterly faculty meetings.
  • Ensure that monthly class rosters for attendance, SAP and academic participation are distributed, completed, and maintained as per South College procedures.
  • Maintain and have available detailed records for each faculty member, showing each faculty member's training, experience, and record of service to the college. Class evaluations, performance reviews, and documentation of professional growth must be included. Such records shall be maintained on a current basis.
  • Ensure completion of annual professional development plans for all faculty members and establish process for review.
  • Complete periodic review of student records to ensure that all transcripts are available and proper forms included in files.
  • Master use of the administrative software systems (i.e., CampusNexus/Anthology, Canvas, etc.) and understand all procedures relating to maintenance of CBE student records.
  • Assist in regular periodic department chair/faculty and other personnel performance evaluations.
  • Assist in coordinating revisions of the college catalog and other periodic revisions to policy manuals, job descriptions, etc. as they relate to the campus.
  • Work closely with the Dean of Academics and Student Services, department chairs and heads of support service areas in formulating annual departmental strategic plan documents.
  • Participate in activities relating to the development and evaluation of new and existing programs as directed by the Campus President.
  • Ensure that the satisfactory progress of each student is evaluated monthly as per CBE SAP Policy and that appropriate procedures are followed for notification to students placed on probation, warning, suspension, or dismissal.
  • Assist and participate in all accreditation/approval endeavors as requested by the Campus President.

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