Assistant Dean of Learning Initiatives and Success


Westchester Community College

Type

Admin / executive, director, student affairs

Location

North America

Valhalla

United States

Location

United States

Valhalla

Type

Admin / executive, director, student affairs


Under the supervision and direction of the Chief Academic Officer, the Assistant Dean of Learning Initiatives and Success manages the administration, reporting, and communication for all grant funded initiatives for Academic Affairs. The Assistant Dean will guide the faculty, coordinators, and administrators who provide instruction and services to developmental students and will collaborate with stakeholders, who reside in a variety of departments, to support their work, strengthen policies and practices, and plan for future development. This position will also represent Academic Affairs on select campus committees. The Assistant Dean will: Work collaboratively with the teaching faculty, non-teaching faculty, Academic Support Center Coordinators, and administrators to develop and administer the developmental education program; Provide workshops and training on course/program development to faculty; Work collaboratively with the Westchester Community College Foundation’s Director of Institutional Advancement to identify, administer, manage, and report on all grant funded initiatives; Supervise, assign, track, and train staff members; Work collaboratively and closely with various committees, departments, support services, and student services in order to implement academic policies and the academic plan for Academic Affairs; Recommend policies and procedures related to Developmental Education; Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief Academic Officer. QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in Math, English, or Social Science is required. A PhD, EdD, or a terminal degree in developmental education, learning strategies, or a related academic discipline appropriate for this position is preferred. Three years of combined teaching and administrative experience with developmental education is also required. The successful candidate must be able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.