City Colleges of Chicago
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 8, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Education Administration & Leadership, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Other Academic Affairs, Deans
Employment Type
Full Time


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 staff.
  • 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 Agreement.
  • Collaborates in the preparation of college credit grant applications and the coordination of research projects, as needed.
  • 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 needed.
  • 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 operational processes.
  • Supervises department chairpersons and coordinates monthly chairperson meetings.
  • Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution and thirty (30) graduate hours in a related field required. Doctorate preferred.
  • 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 Coordinator.
  • Active participation or exposure to higher education accreditation procedures, articulation processes and program review.
  • Experience in activities that focus on assessment of student learning.
  • 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 organization.
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within six (6) months of hire.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!

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