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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
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
Lead annual reviews of
curriculum and program effectiveness.
Develop curriculum for new
programs in a timely manner.
Work productively with, and
serve as an advisor, mentor and coach, to department chairs/program
directors, subject matter experts, and curriculum
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 services.
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
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
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
When teaching, perform
instructional duties as assigned as outlined in the Faculty job
In concert with the Campus Dean
– Academic Affairs and Operations, supervise program
directors/chairs in academic matters.
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
A minimum of 7 years
Accreditation experience with
ACBSP or ABET.
Must have experience in
Significant teaching experience
at the University level.
Practical experience in the
discipline of the program.
Management experience in
academia and/or industry (academia preferred).
Experience managing online
Experience starting new
Experience developing faculty
Experience with computerized
administrative systems; Proficient with the use of standard office
applications on personal computers.
Other requirements specific to
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