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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 11/18/2016

ECPI University Greensboro, NC

Company
ECPI University
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-1674
AJE Ref #
576065649
Location
Greensboro, NC
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Masters Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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RESPONSIBILITIES:

Primary Responsibilities:

* Oversee the implementation of academic policies/processes established by the Vice President of Academic Affairs, ensuring quality of education and efficiency of delivery.

* Maintain high levels of student satisfaction and success as measured by student outcomes (assessment, certifications, retention, time to completion, graduation.)

* Ensure all academic functions provide excellent student customer service (as measured by the SCEQ.)

* Monitor attendance and coordinate appropriate student follow up.

* Monitor and ensure appropriate use of Contact Manager.

* Monitor grade distribution and follow up with faculty as appropriate.

* Maintain and oversee all aspects of academic affairs at the campus.

* Manage and lead program directors and department heads.

* Oversee course scheduling with University administration to ensure efficient use of faculty, rooms and equipment.

* Ensure availability of adequate resources to faculty and students including classrooms, labs, books, materials and equipment and technology to support student learning.

* Ensure compliance with University policies, procedures and catalog to support student learning.

* Ensure compliance with accrediting bodies, state and federal agencies.

* Submit reports on a timely basis.

* Ensure all faculty members are appropriately credentialed to teach assigned courses.

* Provide input for academic program planning and budgetary requirements to the Campus President, ensuring faculty have input into the process.

* Assist Career Services in conducting semi-annual advisory boards in accordance with University policy.

* Ensure assessment of the academic programs is occurring and provides input for changes to the Curriculum Committee and Vice President of Academic Affairs.

* Ensure broad-based faculty participation in curriculum development.

* Follow the established academic operational term schedule.

* Monitor and implement appropriate actions based on measures such as mid-term grades and student satisfactory academic progress.

* Identify and interview faculty candidates; work with the Campus President to hire new faculty.

* Orient new faculty to University policies and procedures.

* Perform regular classroom observations to ensure faculty members are incorporating active learning techniques into their daily lessons.

* Develop professional development plans for all faculty utilizing appropriate University resources.

* Conduct annual performance evaluations on all faculty members.

* Ensure compliance with the Faculty Workload Policy to include securing approval for any course overload prior to term start.

* Maintain an appropriate faculty to ensure academic quality.

* Ensure faculty members utilize University resources such as Moodle and incorporate the appropriate technology into the classroom.

* Conduct regularly scheduled academic meetings, in-service training and professional development seminars.

* Ensure that faculty members comply with all academic policies and procedures.

* Develop positive relationships and a sense of community among the students.

* Ensure campus compliance with the co-curricular policy.

* Deliver new student orientation in conjunction with other campus functions.

* Ensure that all Academic and Judicial Review Boards are conducted in a timely manner in accordance with University policy.

* Oversee the library/learning resource center to ensure its effectiveness in support of student learning.

* Regularly coordinate/collaborate with ancillary services such as student records and student success.

* Participate in local community events to raise the awareness, visibility and stature of the University.

* Join local organizations that are curriculum or education related (e.g. professional, programmatic or state level organizations.)

* Identify opportunities for articulation agreements and builds relationships with other schools in the local community.

* Ensure all necessary data related to the assessment of student learning are captured at the campus (e.g. assessment, certification data and/or other information supporting Institutional Effectiveness plans.)

* Participate in scheduled meetings and other events.

* Prepare reports and provides input into education policies and procedures.

* Collaborate with University colleagues in Academic Affairs including CDAAs at other campuses.

* Collaborate in the development and ongoing improvement of curriculum.

* Serve on University-level committees.

* All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Experience:

* Master s degree from a regionally accredited institution required; terminal degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., etc.) from a regionally accredited institution preferred.

* Five years (required) ten years (preferred) combined experience in a teaching and/or administrative role in a college or university, or related experience.

* Experience in a private sector (for-profit) college a plus.

* Experience in a multi-campus, hands-on learning environment.

* Successful experience with regional accreditation and professional/industry accreditation associated with technology, business, and healthcare programs is highly desirable.

Skills/Abilities:

* Strong record of academic and professional leadership

* The highest levels of integrity at all times

* Exemplary interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills

* Orientation toward results

* Strong team building skills and open communication leading with hands-on management

What does ECPI University have to offer*

* A focus on students and academic excellence

* Small class sizes

* Professional work environment

* Talented and committed co-workers

* An adult-focused accelerated schedule

* An opportunity to make a difference while expanding your knowledge, skills and professional network

* Competitive compensation & benefits plan

Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Disability/Vet.