Virginia, United States
$133,234.00 - $159,861.00
Sep 15, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

National Defense University (NDU) supports the joint warfighter by providing rigorous Joint Professional Military Education to members of the U.S. Armed Forces and select others in order to develop leaders who have the ability to operate and creatively think in an unpredictable and complex world.

This is a Title 10 Excepted Service Appointment. Appointment is not to exceed 3 years with the possibility for extension.


Provides the leadership, management, and expertise necessary to accomplish University wide and component: strategic and operational academic program planning and assessment; development; and documentation of required academic policies, guidance, and processes; academic program oversight; and faculty talent and performance management and professional development.

Incumbent Is a member of the University Dean's Council which serves as an academic and educational advisory body for the VP-AA/Provost and senior leadership regarding topics and issues pertaining to and/or impacting the academic programs including the functionally-aligned academic and enterprise business support programs of the University.

At the operational University and component.level the Dean of Faculty and Academic Programs ls the
principal academic and policy advisor to the Component Head and VP-AA/Provost on all matters pertaining to the curriculum, accreditation, and faculty of their associated academic programs.

The Dean is the executive head of the faculty and as its chief academic officer or die college, in collaboration with the Component Head. is responsible for the development, Implementation and assessment of its component strategic plan.

The Dean of Faculty and Academic Programs ensures a comprehensive, student..entered college oversight policy and assessment program to deliver an effective, high quality, graduate level academic program. This It accomplished with a faculty development, institutional research and educational policy team managed by the Dean.

To qualify for this position, you must:

Must have a Doctorate Degree (or other equivalent terminal professional degree) with progressive professional experience in a relevant area and a substantial record of excellence in teaching, continual scholarship, and service contributions with an appropriate field of study. Experience in graduate-level education is strongly preferred.

Demonstrated successful record of leadership achievements, innovation and management skills. Must have demonstrated successful experience as a department head or as associate dean in an academic institution, or an equivalent leadership position. Must have a proven record for building partnerships and coalitions at similar or larger/more complex organizations.

Must have a record of successfully leading change in an organization of similar or larger size or greater complexity. Must have experience developing the organizational vision and implementing policies and procedures to achieve this vision within available resources in a continually changing environment.

Experience providing leadership and strategic direction over personnel across complex organizations. Background and degree in National Securities Studies or related area is strongly preferred.

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