DEAN – INSTRUCTION
WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE
Wilbur Wright College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago, seeks a
Dean of Instruction to direct, manage, and provide leadership in
all instructional and academic support systems within the college's
credit programs. This position promotes and coordinates programs,
curriculum, and course development and evaluation. The Dean of
Instruction acts as administrator in charge of the evening and
Saturday college. This is a confidential position and has
managerial responsibilities over faculty, staff, and students
associated with the program.
- Reviews courses to ensure they comply with the goals and
objectives of the program. Coordinates the revision of
instructional materials every academic year.
- Conducts in-service programs for all full and part-time
faculty. Conducts orientation meetings with new academic
- Directs and supervises faculty associated with the programs.
Provides necessary supplements for staff to accomplish the goals
and objectives of the courses taught. Advises staff in areas of
improvement. Regularly evaluates all faculty and provides
constructive feedback on their work according to Board/Union
- Collaborates in the preparation of college credit grant
applications and the coordination of research projects, as
- Prepares departmental budgets. Monitors expenditures and
ensures they are within budget parameters.
- Coordinates courses, curricula and program development,
evaluation, and follow-up.
- Serves on Research and Assessment Committee, Marketing
Committee, and Strategic Planning Committee, and others, as
- Assists students in completing their academic goals and
objectives. Provides additional guidance and assistance as
individually needed. Investigates written complaints according to
established college procedures.
- Coordinates and prepares institutional and programmatic
accreditation reports/documents and ICCB program review.
- Collaborates with the Vice President regarding general college
- Supervises department chairpersons and coordinates monthly
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within
six (6) months of hire.
- Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution and
thirty (30) graduate hours in a related field required. Doctorate
- Five (5) years teaching in a higher education setting.
- Minimum two (2) years administrative experience as Department
Chair, Associate Dean, Assistant Dean, and/or Program
- Active participation or exposure to higher education
accreditation procedures, articulation processes and program
- Experience in activities that focus on assessment of student
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in
one’s work experience.
- Experience preferred working within a unionized setting.
- 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
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!