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South University, the right direction for a
Tuition Assistant Program
Long/Short Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
Generous Paid Time Off
12 Paid Holidays
* includes domestic partner coverage
The Dean of the College
of Business and Information Technology reports to the Vice
Chancellor for Academic Affairs, is a senior member of the faculty,
and serves as the chief academic officer for doctoral, masters, and
bachelor programs, delivered in online and on-ground formats for
the South University system in the following disciplines. Areas of
responsibility in this position include articulating strategic
vision; managing the strategic planning process; ensuring academic
integrity in college programs; overseeing faculty and staff
selection, retention, promotion and evaluation processes;
encouraging and supporting excellence in teaching,
research/scholarly activity and service; promoting collegiality and
collaborative relationships internally and externally; managing the
fiscal well-being of the college; and promoting current students
Articulate and implement a vision/plan for
strategic college and programmatic development/expansion in support
of South University’s growth and competitive position.
Assure that faculty possess appropriate
credentials, develop professionally, contribute to campus and
college academic operations, and share and use best
In partnership with campus academic leaders,
develop robust conceptual frameworks, student learning outcomes,
and direct and indirect measures to assess and improve the quality
of all programs.
Coordinate the planning and implementation of
innovative system wide program initiatives.
Lead annual reviews of curriculum and program
Develop curriculum for new programs in a timely
Work productively with, and serve as an advisor,
mentor and coach, to department chairs/program directors, subject
matter experts, and curriculum developers.
Report as required on status of program quality
and the effectiveness of the College, including the achievement of
outcomes, student retention, curriculum currency and rigor, faculty
performance and credentials, and adequacy of academic support
Approve and endorse Program Director/Chair
appointments and set credentialing standards for faculty. Actively
participate in performance review of Program Directors/Chairs with
Campus Dean(s) - Academic Affairs and Operations.
Actively work to maintain professional
accreditation of programs and the College.
Conduct on-site evaluations and monitor annual
reviews of all faculty members within the department.
Supervise curriculum changes for the college as
deemed necessary and in collaboration with other campuses of South
University and Online.
Develop curricular and policy revisions as
requested by the SVPAA.
Assist in the textbook selection process for
courses within the College.
Prepare the annual budget for the department and
monitor monthly expenditures.
Ensure that program directors conduct advisory
committee meetings and engage the professional and business
community as the “voice” and “face” of the College of Arts and
Sciences. Ensure that each program director and full-time faculty
member is active in the community as well.
Adhere to university policies as described in
the Faculty Handbook, job description, or other separate
When teaching, perform instructional duties as
assigned as outlined in the Faculty job description.
In concert with the Campus Dean – Academic
Affairs and Operations, supervise program directors/chairs in
Play an integral role in the student recruitment
process and program growth of all program in the College of
Business and Information Technology.
Serve the College and University on committees
as requested by the Vice Chancellor for Academic
Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice
Chancellor for Academic Affairs.
Ph.D. in a related discipline
A minimum of 7 years post-doctoral
Significant teaching experience at the
Practical experience in the discipline of the
Evidence of management experience
Online program experience
Other requirements specific to the
Experience with computerized administrative
systems; Proficient with the use of standard office applications on
The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an
individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable
accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to communicate professionally in person, over the
telephone, video conference, through email and other electronic
means, move about the office or school, handle various types of
media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe
South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces
diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and
graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a
diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and
perspectives can thrive.
Job Family All
Pay Type Salary
Required Education Doctorate