Director of Academic Affairs

Locations: Boise ID, Tulsa OK, Northern Kentucky

Summary: This position acts as the chief academic officer, operating with shared supervision from the President, Executive Committee, and members of the Central Staff. The DoAA is responsible for the overall administration, coordination, and development of instructional policies, programs, personnel and classroom facilities. This position is responsible for creating and sustaining an environment of academic and professional excellence for students and faculty and a collaborative working environment with educational team members. The Dean of Academic Affairs is also responsible for the financial performance of the Education Department Incumbent must assure that the SCHOOL philosophy: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion – is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Key Job Elements:

  • Leadership and Vision:
    • Develop and maintain a vision for educational growth of the Institute.
    • Develop the Strategic Plan for the Education Department.
    • Participate as a member of the College Executive Committee.
    • Lead the Institutional Effectiveness Planning.
    • Build a strong, cohesive education management team.
    • Curriculum Development:
    • Administer all academic programs to provide quality education with overall consistency to meet the needs of the marketplace.
  • Student Persistence and Completion:
    • Guide the Student Success Committee for overall improvement of persistence.
    • Coordinate with the Director of Student Services and network with industry professionals to discuss new developments and trends and to obtain feedback on curriculum effects.
  • Compliance with System Rules, State Regulations, and Accrediting Criteria:
    • In partnership with the President, coordinate general compliance of the Institutes educational practices with national, state and regional regulations.
    • Ensure the appropriate accrediting criteria and requirements are maintained.
    • Comply with BMC System Rules and Policies as they apply to the Education Department.
    • Coordinate with the Director of Admissions to set and maintain Admission standards and the process.
  • Faculty and Staff Development:
    • Supervise, develop, and evaluate all Department Chairs, Faculty and Librarian
    • Guide the Educational Managers in hiring and developing faculty and staff members.
    • Continually improve the faculty and educational staff orientation, training and development activities to promote a culture of learning.
    • Oversee the evaluation of all faculty and staff in the Education Department.
    • Create and enforce the systems, policies, and procedures in order to ensure educational consistency.
  • Fiscal Responsibilities:
    • Guide the Educational Managers in the preparation and implementation of the budgeting process.
    • Finalize annual budgeting for the Education Department.
    • Make necessary changes to ensure the fiscal health of the Education Department and achievement of strategic objectives.
    • Meet the targets of all Key Drivers of the Strategic Plan.
    • Manage the scheduling process for maximizing efficiencies while maintaining educational outcomes.
  • Community Responsibilities:
    • Develop educational articulation relationships with school districts and other institutions.
    • Elevate the visibility and image of the College in the community.
    • Enhance internship opportunities within the community by maintaining a quality educational presence.
    Other responsibilities as required.

Reports To: The President
Supervises: Academic Department Chairs, Faculty, Librarian, Academic Advisor and Student Advisor
Interacts With: Inside contact encompasses the entire range of personnel. outside contacts may include community and professional leaders as well as other educators.

Job Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Knowledge:
    • Masters degree required, Doctoral degree strongly preferred.
    • A minimum of 10 years of increasingly responsible experience in Education, with considerable academic management experience, preferably in a proprietary school setting.

  • Skills:
    • Fiscal and personnel management experience.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Abilities:
    • Ability to interact successfully with academic as well as business and regulatory personnel.
    • Work effectively as either a leader or team member to insure that departmental goals are met by providing support to staff regardless of program designations and always keeping students and graduates best interest as a priority.

Salary Range: up to $100K + Bonus, Relocation Assistance Provided
Contact: Trey Wright @ (469)467-2299
For immediate consideration email resume to: twright@irecgroup.com or fax to: 469/467-2298

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