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Associate Dean-Instruction

City Colleges of Chicago
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 24, 2023

Associate Dean- Instruction
Harold Washington College

The Office of Academic Affairs is made up of HWC’s academic departments and academic support services. The Office of Academic Affairs works with Student Affairs, and Finance and Operations to provide an exceptional environment for learning and teaching. Our role is to help create and maintain the best possible academic environment for students and faculty. Harold Washington College is currently seeking a full-time Associate Dean- Instruction. This position ensures quality instruction and access to academic resources as well as assisting in the enhancement and continuous improvement of educational programs by evaluating faculty. If you are a goal-oriented individual who thrives in a collaborative environment, consider joining our team.


  1. 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.

  2. Coordinates and directs the evaluation, review, and implementation of innovative curriculum additions and revisions. Reviews course outlines and syllabi and offers feedback and assistance.

  3. Assists the VP and Dean of Instruction in the tenure and post-tenure process.

  4. Assists with comprehensive orientation programs for full-time and part-time faculty.

  5. Works with the Office of Research to plan and conduct research.

  6. Represents the college to community organizations and agencies and participates on districtwide committees.

  7. Serves as weekend and/or evening administrator for the College.

  8. Adheres to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.

  9. Performs related duties as required.


  1. Completion of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university required.

  2. Minimum of two (2) years in leadership position in higher education setting.

  3. Training, participation and/or knowledge of higher education accreditation procedures, articulation process, assessment and program review.

  4. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in one’s work experience.

  5. Experience in union setting preferred.

  6. Demonstrated ability to create a learning environment that fosters student success.

  7. Demonstrated ability to develop a technologically integrated environment that fosters innovation within a learning organization.

  8. Demonstrated ability to resolve student complaints and recommend appropriate procedures for resolution. Preferred/ desirable qualifications:

  9. Experience working in a community college and instructional experience are highly preferred.

  10. Experience organizing or serving as a part of a self-study process (credit or occupational) are highly desirable.

  11. Experience with writing measurable student learning outcomes, creating appropriate syllabi, and participating in course- and program-level assessments.

    • Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire.
      We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago.
Harold Washington College , located at 30 East Lake Street in Chicago's Loop, is a student-centered institution that empowers all members of its community through accessible and affordable academic advancement, career development and personal enrichment. At HWC, employees contribute to the success of our students while enjoying competitive compensation and outstanding benefits packages. Build your future at City Colleges of Chicago and ensure more students complete their curricula - college-ready, career-ready and prepared to pursue their life’s goals. This is an exciting time in the history of City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), District 508, the largest community college system in Illinois and one of the largest in the nation.

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