Academic Dean

JobHive, United states , Arizona , Tempe

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As an integral member of the executive team, the Academic Dean will be responsible for collaborating with all departments and will lead the charge towards the brighter future of higher education, specifically within the scope of Information Systems and Technology.

Position Summary:

Serves as a full-time faculty member of the University.
Creation of overall accountability for academic program offerings, curriculum and program design, assessment of student learning, programmatic and/or institutional accreditation related to the college and all related academic components, which include faculty oversight, student satisfaction/retention, academic policy and standards, and program evaluation.
Serves as a full-time faculty member with the University. Serves as a liaison to regulatory and accreditation agencies.
Oversees all efforts to evaluate, pursue, secure, and maintain accreditation, including programmatic accreditation. Responsible for program design aligned to industry standards.
Oversees design and development of courses and programs. Accountable for establishing and implementing Master Curriculum Agenda and Curriculum Plan in alignment with institutional goals. Sets and allocates the program and curriculum development budget.
Oversees, reviews, and approves the development of new curriculum and revision of existing curriculum in conjunction with University standards. Establishes and implements an assessment system for measuring student learning outcomes and program effectiveness.
Engages in program evaluation utilizing programmatic, institutional and industry data for continuous program improvement.
Establishes and maintains connections with industry partners and associations as required for the school/college strategy
Directs and manages the human resources cost, development and growth functions for the department staff. This includes reviewing and approving personnel actions including recruitment, selection or promotion of staff, evaluations, salary determinations, and disciplinary actions.
Develops and implements department budget, goals and objectives in accordance with established University standards, goals, and objectives. Ensures budget goals are met on an annual basis.
Responds to and resolves faculty, student, and staff issues and concerns, as appropriate to the academic program area.
Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
Engages with relevant school/college associations to inform program design, monitor industry trends, and identify opportunities for innovation.
Coordinates program assessments, leads new program development/program refreshes, and identifies the need for new courses.
Collaborates with functional partners to identify trends, review market analysis and determine appropriate program portfolio.
Develops academic program policies, procedures, and standards in accordance with University academic standards. This includes defining, implementing, and communicating program philosophy and outcomes in conjunction with the University's mission and strategic initiatives.
Conducts academic policy reviews and renders academic policy exception requests as needed.
Identifies emerging academic issues and recommends appropriate program responses to ensure curriculum and curricular resources are current, relevant, and innovative.
Manages the student experience within the program and college. Serves as final escalation point for any student concerns or disputes.
Identifies the need for student engagement initiatives and works with shared services to implement.
Oversees all faculty personnel matters (e.g., hiring, performance management and evaluation, training, promotion and termination) and coordinates with Academic Operations. Evaluates faculty performance and instructional quality.
Develops faculty course approval standards, as well as advises campuses in the areas of faculty selection, development, and evaluation.
Tracks student placement across industries and careers to understand challenges and opportunities.


Ability to serve as a faculty member in one or more of the College’s programs.
Proven experience in teaching and/or administration at a regionally-accredited college or university.
Experience as an entrepreneur or with a corporation in a technical capacity.
Passion for technology and ability to understand and speak to broad concepts.
Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of academic program development and evaluation and curriculum development.
Ability to establish and oversee academic program policies, procedures, and standards.
Ability to establish budgets, goals, objectives and activities, policies and procedures.
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills to communicate and enforce academic program policies, procedures, and standards to campus and corporate personnel.
Evidence of initiative, logical decision making, and strong program management skills.
Demonstrated critical thinking, political savvy, problem-solving, relationship building, negotiation and anticipatory abilities
High degree of professionalism, diplomacy and tact. Strong interpersonal skills, including exceptional communication (both written and oral) and collaborative team skills.
Demonstrated experience effectively leading and influencing non-direct reports.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies, including students, faculty, employees, and external parties.
Ability to effectively deliver presentations to small and large groups


Required Bachelor's or Master's degree in appropriate discipline (i.e. Computer Science, Information Technology)

Salary: $140,000 - $180,000

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