Assistant Dean of Instruction, Colorado Mountain College, Leadville, CO
Under the general direction of a designated campus leader, the Assistant Dean of Instruction provides leadership in academics campus wide and to people and programs, coordinating and supervising the delivery of educational programs with an emphasis on quality instruction, experiential learning and student access. The Leadville Campus is a student-centered, positive working environment that thrives on innovation and change. We strive to maintain a reputation of excellence in all we do—both on campus and in the community we serve—and are committed to ensuring that everyone who interacts with our campus feels included and valued. Only candidates who are passionate about engaging student experiences, innovative and experiential pedagogy, and inclusive and accessible educational opportunities need apply.
The Assistant Dean of Instruction recruits and supervises adjunct faculty and will work in collaboration with School Deans to support processes for full time faculty. The ADI evaluates adjunct faculty for excellence in teaching and learning methods and assists in discipline related full time faculty evaluation and other processes in collaboration with School Deans.
The ADI supports faculty in instructional objectives, such as acquisition of text books and instructional materials and equipment; coaching for dynamic classroom practices; scheduling and programming classes; course management and assessment; participating on program advisory committees; maintaining and enforcing policies, procedures and academic standards; managing program budgets; and assisting in recruiting and retaining students.
Program responsibilities of this position may include but not limited to: Outdoor Recreation Leadership, Science, Math, English, Education, Business, Transitional Education, and oversight of the learning commons and related programs. The ADI also works with the community to develop community education programs.
Pre-requisites for Position (Qualifications Standards):
Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position. For example, a Master’s Degree along with two years related administrative experience, or equivalent education and experience that will provide the necessary knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the functions of the position. Supervisory experience essential.
Depending on the position responsibilities, examples of desired experience may include curriculum development, organizational development, budget management, and demonstrated knowledge of pedagogy and teaching experience, whether in an academic, business, or training environment.
Oversight of educational programs preferred, as well as experience in faculty development programs, instructional design and course and curriculum design in multiple modalities, current educational technology, curriculum alignment and focus on learning outcomes.
Ideal candidates will have at least one year of staff oversight experience. In lieu of staff oversight experience, candidates with five or more years of teaching experience may be considered.
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally diverse environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees, vendor and community members having diverse backgrounds.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities preferred.
To Apply: Please submit the required letter of interest, a resume, a list of three professional references, and transcripts. To be considered as an applicant, transcripts must be attached with the original application material. Please do not mail transcripts separately. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.
Apply Online at: https://ColoradoMtn.Edu
Review of application material will begin August 31, 2020.
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