Associate Dean of Curriculum, Assessment, and Portfolio Management (School of)

Working Title

Associate Dean of Curriculum, Assessment, and Portfolio Management (School of)

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Salary Level


Salary Range (Full-Time)

$75,000 - $120,000 (dependent on experience and other considerations)

Hourly Rate (Part-Time)

$36.06 per hour

Business Travel

150.00 Monthly



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Position Summary

Dallas College is seeking an experienced, highly collaborative leader with a proven track record of enhancing academic quality, leadership excellence, diversity, equity and inclusion, and student success in a dynamic higher education environment. The Associate Dean of Curriculum, Assessment, and Portfolio Management (School Of):

Supports the Dean of Curriculum, Assessment, and Portfolio Management in developing and executing the strategic vision and plan for assessment, program review, and learning improvement processes. Works with faculty, other departments, leadership, and staff to develop effective strategies for the assessment of student learning outcomes and core objectives. Provides ongoing support for program review and learning improvement activities, assists with the analysis of assessment methods and results, and reports results to both internal and external stakeholders. Facilitates activity surrounding the collection, evaluation, and dissemination of learning outcomes and core objective data for assigned School(s) Of.

Reports to: Dean, Curriculum, Assessment, and Portfolio Management

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

• Must be able to comply with Dallas College policies/procedures as well as applicable local, state, and federal rules and regulations.
• Ability to use independent judgement as well as the ability to work collaboratively in a diverse and transparent environment.
• Able to manage multiple assignments simultaneously, work independently, and work within strict deadlines.
• Must have well-developed skills in prioritizing, organization, decision-making, and time management.
• Must be flexible, self-motivated, and have strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
• Demonstrated leadership in a rapidly changing environment.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality as required.
• Strong communication skills to speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough, and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques, interacting with diverse audiences.
• Knowledge, skills, and ability to manage the activities and productivity of a department or organization.
• Ability to think strategically and innovatively, creating realistic plans and workflows.
• Must be able to implement new and/or improve existing processes that impact organizational performance and customer satisfaction.
• Ability to stay abreast of new trends and best practices in area of responsibility, incorporating new facts and ideas; open to change and apply creative thinking to develop solutions based on new methods and technologies.
• Must be able to use appropriate managerial skills to provide staff with the tools, resources, and materials necessary to meet the goals of the organization.
• Must be results oriented in addition to having strong cross-collaborative skills and the ability to interact with diverse, multicultural clients, stakeholders and constituents, both internal and external to the College.
• Must have excellent leadership and interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate others.
• Ability to explain assessment processes and outcomes that is easy to understand by non-specialists.
• Knowledge of higher education accreditation standards and processes pertaining to assessment and program review.
• Knowledge of taxonomies used in development of learning outcomes.
• Knowledge of best practices in learning outcomes and core objectives assessment.
• Understanding of the purpose and components of a rubric to assess the extent of student learning.
• Understanding of how assessment and program review can lead to curriculum enhancement and learning improvement

Physical Requirements

Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience

• Master’s degree required, Doctorate’s preferred
• Three (3) years of K-12 and/or higher education teaching experience
• Three (3) years of work experience in learning outcomes and/or core objectives assessment
• Current and valid Texas driver’s license required
• ***Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

· Works collaboratively with faculty, staff, and administrators to complete the variety of assessment and program review activities.
· Serves as a primary point of contact for assigned School(s) Of in matters pertaining to assessment, program review, and learning improvement plans.
· Communicates regularly with other areas across the institution to ensure seamless support of all assessment and program review activity.
· Assists School(s) Of in research, data collection, analysis, and loop-closing related to assessment, outcomes, and learning improvement.
· Evaluates reports to promote continuous improvement while providing input on assessment and program review.
· Summarizes findings, writes reports, and presents results to administration and other internal/external stakeholders.
· Serves on College taskforces, committees, and councils as required.
· Must complete required Dallas College Professional Development training hours per academic year.
· Other duties may be assigned to this position on a regular or occasional basis to respond to needs of the institution.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

Dallas College is part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Dallas College complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act.

Successful candidate will have 3 years+ of relevant work experience.

Advertised: 20 Jan 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 3 Feb 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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