Associate Dean - Instruction

Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 21, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Harold Washington College (HWC)is one of the seven City Colleges of Chicago. HWC is located in the Chicago Loop and serves nearly 11,000 students. HWC is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Minority Serving Institution (MSI) with more than 70 percent Latinx or Black students. The college offers an exceptional liberal arts and sciences curriculum and programs in Business, Early Childhood, Architecture, and Digital Media. HWC is City Colleges’ Center for Business. The college is also home to the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program and is currently the only community college in the city to offer a business degree accessible entirely online. In addition, the college has program partnerships with leading industry organizations such as Aon, Year Up Chicago, DePaul University, and the Joffrey Ballet.

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: This position ensures quality instruction and assists in the enhancement and continuous improvement of educational programs by evaluating faculty.


  • Evaluates full-time and part-time faculty to ensure continuity of quality classroom instruction. Recommends enhancement, retention or non-retention. Provides written and verbal feedback on instructional quality according to Board/Union Collective Bargaining Agreements.
  • Coordinates and directs the evaluation, review, and implementation of innovative curriculum additions and revisions. Reviews course outlines and syllabi and offers feedback and assistance.
  • Assists the VP and Dean of Instruction in the tenure and post-tenure process.
  • Assists with comprehensive orientation programs for full-time and part-time faculty.
  • Works with the Office of Research to plan and conduct research.
  • Represents the college to community organizations and agencies and participates on districtwide committees.
  • Serves as weekend and/or evening administrator for the College.
  • Adheres to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.
  • Performs related duties as required.


  • Completion of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years in leadership position in higher education setting.
  • Training, participation and/or knowledge of higher education accreditation procedures, articulation process, assessment and program review.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in one’s work experience.
  • Experience in union setting preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to create a learning environment that fosters student success.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop a technologically integrated environment that fosters innovation within a learning organization.

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