Academic Dean Job Description Sample
Dean Of Mtss - Academic Supports - 1.0 FTE 6/5/2019
ROCKFORD BOARD OF EDUCATION
Job Title: Dean of MTSS - Academic Supports
Supervisor: Executive Director of Curriculum
Date: May 3, 2019
FLSA Status: Exempt
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Under the direction of the Executive Director of Curriculum and in partnership with the Dean of MTSS - Student Wellness, assists in all matters pertaining to the development and implementation of a consistent Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) model of whole child development. The Dean of MTSS -- Academic Supports will provide support and professional development to school site teams, ensuring that MTSS components for academic supports are established in the district.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In addition to the requirements listed below, regular attendance is an essential function of this position.
Ensures that all actions are in concert with the Board policies as well as the mission statement, beliefs, objectives and parameters found in the Board's strategic plan.
Guide the district in the development and implementation of MTSS models and frameworks at school sites by establishing a manual with common forms and district procedures for academic supports.
Facilitates Curriculum Leadership teams and supports Title 1 teachers; provides professional learning for teams, as needed.
Commits to continuous professional learning, persists with own professional learning until achieving mastery, asks for constructive feedback from others.
Develops capacity among teaching staff to lead job-embedded professional learning for MTSS best practices.
Builds capacity for, cultivates, and maintains a collaborative culture, including norms for high expectations, collective responsibility, mutual respect, and relational trust and addressing assumptions and barriers that keep a system from maintaining a collaborative culture.
Collaborate with the Psychology department to ensure that MTSS practices are in compliance with needed information for SLD eligibility criteria.
In consultation with the building administration, support each schools' MTSS implementation plan.
a. Facilitate selection of high-quality materials in accordance with district guidelines that support all students in the learning process.
b. Defines resources for professional learning that include staff, materials, technology, funding, and time to allocate, monitor, track, and evaluate use.
c. Leverages resources to achieve professional learning and student growth goals in alignment with the district's Strategic Plan.
d. Curate and continuously update a menu of interventions for academics at Tier II and Tier III for schools to access and align with the needs of their students.
Develops capacity to analyze and interpret data, including educator performance standards and student learning outcomes, to inform decisions that impact curriculum, assessment, instruction, and professional learning; Identifies, with staff, multiple forms of student, educator, and system data including formative and summative, qualitative and quantitative data.
Establishes plan to assess progress toward benchmarks and goals and uses analysis of progress to make ongoing, needed adjustments in the core work of the department including curriculum assessment, instruction, and professional learning.
Monitors the use of the continuous improvement cycle to achieve professional learning and student growth goals.
Develop clear processes for universal screening which will be used to identify students who need support.
Establish a progress monitoring process and data collection procedures for use district-wide.
Assist schools in analyzing academic data for student needs and linking student needs to appropriate interventions for struggling students.
Develops and applies a knowledge base about theories, research, and models of adult
learning to the selection and implementation of appropriate learning designs. Provide
ongoing assistance and support to building administrators utilizing the professional
learning community platform and SMART learning processes. Ongoing assistance
includes planning and facilitating teacher in-service and professional development.
7.Assume any other duties as may from time to time be delegated by the supervisor, and the supervisor may make any adjustment in the scope of responsibilities as outlined above which will be in the interest of the school district and/or grant requirements.
8.Participates in job training and professional growth opportunities in order to enhance ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
Minimum of five years of successful experience as a teacher or similar role.
Master's degree from an accredited college/university and Illinois State Board of Education; Administrative endorsement, recommended
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of research-based techniques/programs.
Experience with facilitating large groups and working with adult learners.
Proficiency in the analysis of assessment data to guide instructional practice and intervention.
Knowledge of common technology platforms.
Possess both an inclusive and growth mindset.
LENGTH OF WORK: 12 months
Moderate in-district travel as well as intermittent in-state and out-of-state travel. Intermittent prolonged and irregular hours of work.
This job description describes duties and responsibilities which are representative of the nature and level of work assigned to the position. The identified duties and responsibilities are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the school district and employee and is subject to change by the school district as the needs of the school district and requirements of the job change.
Physical Aspects of the Position (Check all that apply)
Climbing – Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. 2. X Balancing – Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces. 3. X Stooping – Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. 4.
Kneeling – Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees. 5.
Crouching – Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine. 6.
Crawling – Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet. 7. X Reaching – Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. 8. X Standing – Particularly for sustained periods of time. 9. X Walking – Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances. 10. X Pushing – using upper extremities to press against something with steady force order to thrust forward, downward or outward. 11. X Pulling – Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion. 12. X Lifting – Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and required the substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles. 13. X Finger use – Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with the fingers rather than the whole hand or arm as in handling. 14. X Grasping – Applying pressure to an object with the fingers or palm. 15. X Talking
Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken word. Those activities in which you must convey detailed or spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly. 16. X Hearing – Perceiving the nature of sounds. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sounds such as when making fine adjustments on machinery. 17. X Repetitive Motions – Substantial movements (motions) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers.
The Physical Requirements of the Position (Check one)
1.X Sedentary Work – Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary Work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met. 2.
Light Work – Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of force greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rate for Light Work. 3.
Medium Work – Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. 4.
Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. 5.
Very Heavy Work – Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
The visual acuity requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision (Check one)
1.X Machine Operations – inspection, close assembly, clerical, administration. This is a minimum standard for use with those whose work deals largely with preparing and analyzing data and figures, accounting, transcription, computer terminal, extensive reading, or visual inspection. 2.
Mechanics – Skilled tradespeople – This is a minimum standard for use with those whose work deals with machines such as power tools, lathes and drills. 3.
Mobile Equipment – This is a minimum standard for use with those who operate cars, trucks, forklifts, cranes, and high equipment. 4.
Other – This is a minimum standard basis on the criteria of accuracy and neatness of work for janitors, sweepers, etc.
The Conditions the Worker will be subject to in this position (Check all that apply)
1.X The worker is subject to inside environment conditions. 2.
The worker is subject to outside environment conditions. 3.
The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. (Activity occurs inside and outside) 4.
The worker is subject to extreme heat or cold for periods of greater that one hour. 5.
The worker is subject to noise which would cause them to have to shout. 6.
The worker is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, chemicals, etc.
Associate Dean For Academic Affairs
The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs plays a critical role in promoting and maintaining the academic excellence of the School. Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean for Research and Academic Affairs and serving as an integral part of the senior leadership team, the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (ADAA) ensures the high academic quality of the residential and online Masters in Social Work (MSW) programs.
The ADAA provides leadership, oversight, planning, development, implementation, evaluation and coordination of all aspects of the MSW program. Current priorities of the ADAA include ensuring that faculty are informed of the most recent developments and innovations in social work practice education and integrating an anti-oppressive approach to social work practice throughout the curriculum. The ADAA will provide oversight of five departments: Field Education, Academic Advising, Writing Center, Faculty Development and Support, and Institutional Research and Evaluation Minimum Qualifications for Grade
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Master's in Social Work or related fields.
8 to 10 years of related experience. Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant *Excellent leadership and planning skills
Ability to work collaboratively
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
A management style that is collegial and consultative
Demonstrated commitment to share governance
Experience with developing and implementing policies and decisions.
Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to successfully set priorities, analyze data, and to think systematically from both a detailed and a strategic perspective
Knowledge in an anti-oppressive framework for social work practice
Demonstrated ability to engage organizational stakeholders toward the goals of an anti-oppressive social work practice Special Instructions Preferred Qualifications
Doctorate in Social Work or related fields
A strong record of executive-level administrative experience in higher education Experience working with social work faculty, students and administrators Essential Functions 1. Coordinates efforts to develop new programs within the MSW curriculum. Oversees assessment of the MSW program. Assures adherence to accreditation standards. Oversees the preparation of the CSWE self-study report. (15%)
2.Directs the design and implementation of the faculty development plan with special focus on the development of adjunct faculty. Supervises the Director for Faculty Development in the recruitment, orientation and mentorship of part-time faculty and full-time lecturers. (10%)
3.Manages faculty workloads and coordinate course schedules. Reviews faculty leave requests. (10%)
4.Oversees the evaluation of student performance and related issues. Develops and administers academic policies and procedures. (10%)
5.Oversees course evaluation and links results to the Program Assessment requirements in the Self-Study, working with the Director of Institutional Research and Evaluation and the Program Assessment Committee. (10%)
6.Serves on various school-wide committees. Manages master calendar of committee meetings. Promotes and maintains effective working relationships with the school's standing committees. (20%)
7.Plans and directs the activities of the Office of Academic Affairs such as Capstone, Professional Development & Self Awareness (PDSA) program, role plays, BTECH Intensive Training, etc. (10%)
8.Oversees the Field Education, Academic Advising, Writing Center, Faculty Development and Support, and Institutional Research and Evaluation departments. Directs and supervises the work of the Associate Director for Instructional Support, the Instructional Designer and the Program Coordinator. (10%)
9.Other related duties as assigned. (5%) Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters.) Special Indications
This position works with:
Dean Of Students
Columbia University's School of General Studies ("GS") seeks an experienced, innovative, and compassionate leader to serve as its Dean of Students. Reporting to the Dean of the School, the Dean of Students is responsible for a broad portfolio of services to support the success of the School's students and, through that success, to advance the School's distinctive mission. The Dean of Students plays a central role in ensuring that the School of General Studies continues to have the transformative impact it has had on non-traditional undergraduate students since 1947.
The Dean of Students oversees academic advising and academic success for all undergraduate students enrolled in the School of General Studies, and is responsible for wellness and student life programming for all students in the School of General Studies, which includes students in the Postbac Premed Program. The Dean of Students works closely with the Dean and with colleagues on the Dean's Senior Team on long-range planning and on immediate considerations in student services, and collaborates with senior administrative leaders throughout the University.
The Dean of Students is responsible for the performance of the student advising team, and their department budget. Minimum Qualifications for Grade
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant A Bachelor's degree is required and an advanced degree preferred. Candidates must have experience in student advising and academic administration (eight years minimum). Knowledge of and appreciation for the Liberal Arts is essential, as are excellent organizational, administrative, budgetary, technical and interpersonal skills.
Candidates will bring demonstrated ability to design, organize, and administer programs and services for highly-talented students taking nontraditional educational paths. Knowledge of MS Office required plus the ability to engage other systems and databases rapidly and effectively. Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Special Instructions Preferred Qualifications Essential Functions Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters.) Special Indications
This position works with:
Dean Of Students
- Senior Special Populations Program Specialist
POSITION TITLE: Senior Special Populations Program Specialist
CONTRACT LENGTH: 12M
DATE OF LAST REVISION: 05/09/17
JOB CODE: AC0775
PAY GRADE: 29
FLSA EXEMPTION STATUS: E
JOB SUMMARY: Under limited supervision, serves as a subject matter expert in a variety of special populations student areas.
Leads in the coordination and implementation of support services for students in special population programs in accordance with district procedures, and applicable state and federal laws. Administers programs to ensure that implementation and prescribed activities are carried out in accordance with specified objectives. Plans and develops methods and procedures for implementing programs.
Directs and coordinates program activities and collaborates with personnel responsible for specific functions or phase of programs. Confers with staff to explain program and individual responsibilities for function and phases of program. Assists with implementation activities and carrying out objectives of program.
MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
List most important duties first
1.Develops and implements district-wide specialized training on specialized strategies for students and compliance. Provides subject matter expertise to central office staff and school based staff assigned to implement special population programs.
2.Leads program needs analysis and serves as subject matter expert to collaborate with other departments on developing procedures and practices to service students. Collaborates with central office, staff and field agencies to implement a districtwide continuum of instructional services and increase services in general education for students. Leads the ongoing, districtwide process to collect, review, and submit required compliance documentation to a variety of agencies.
3.Collaborates with teachers, Principals and regional staff regarding special population services in schools on student placement and evaluation. Monitors systematic collection and analysis of student data to review achievement and evaluate effectiveness of districtwide instruction for students.
4.Conducts school audits to ascertain compliance to federal and state laws and local guidelines around funding, staffing, and instructional program design. Monitors and verifies program requirements, data, and related paperwork for all schools. May work with management to prepare grant reports, renewals, and amendments. May evaluate, review, and approve stipends.
5.Reviews, updates and works with management and related departments to develop and implement program guidelines. Regularly develops original content and conducts teacher and staff training sessions. May provide training services for special population teachers and program staff. Regularly collaborates with community agencies and private industries in support special population services.
6.Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree
WORK EXPERIENCE: 5 to 7 years
TYPE OF SKILL AND/OR REQUIRED LICENSING/CERTIFICATION: Microsoft Office, Chancery, Office equipment (e.g., computer, copier)
LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES: No supervisory or direct people management responsibilities. May provide occasional work guidance, technical advice and training to staff.
WORK COMPLEXITY/INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT: Work is substantially complex, varied and regularly requires the selection and application of technical and detailed guidelines.
Independent judgment is required to identify, select, and apply the most appropriate methods as well as interpret precedent. Position regularly makes recommendations to management on areas of significance to the department. Supervision received typically consists of providing direction on the more complex projects and new job duties and priorities.
BUDGET AUTHORITY: Analyzes and interprets data and figures.
PROBLEM SOLVING: Decisions are made with greater freedom and discretion, including recommendations that are subject to approval on matters that may affect multiple departments across HISD.
Job is frequently expected to recommend new solutions to problems, to improve existing methods/procedures/services and generate new ideas. May also review decisions made by other individuals on more routine matters.
IMPACT OF DECISIONS: Decisions have minor, small and possibly incremental impact on the department or facility. Errors are usually discovered in succeeding operations where most of the work is verified or checked and is normally confined to a single department or phase of the organizational activities resulting in brief inconvenience.
COMMUNICATION/INTERACTIONS: Collaborate and solve problems - works with others to resolve problems, clarify or interpret complex information/policies, and provide initial screening/negotiations without approval authority. Interactions are typically with customers, senior level professional staff, and managers.
CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS: Takes routine or required customer actions to meet customer needs.
Responds promptly and accurately to customer complaints, inquiries and requests for information and coordinates appropriate follow-up. May handle escalated issues passed on from coworkers or subordinates.
WORKING/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any hazardous or unpleasant elements. Ability to carry and/or lift less than 15 pounds.
Associate Vice President And Senior Associate Dean For Academic Programs For The Commonwealth Campuses
Campus/Location: University Park Campus Date Announced: 01/21/2019 Date Closing: open until filled Job Number: 85223 Classification:
Exempt Work Unit: Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses Department: OVPCC Full/Part Time: Full–Time
The Pennsylvania State University, a leading public research University, is seeking applications and nominations for the position of Associate Vice President and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Programs for the Commonwealth Campuses. Penn State's Commonwealth Campuses serve a diverse student population of 30,000 and employ more than 7,500 full and part-time employees, including 2,600 faculty.
The Associate Vice President and Senior Associate Dean reports directly to the Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses and Executive Chancellor (VPEC) and is a senior member of the VPEC's leadership team. The successful candidate will provide leadership in academic affairs at the 20 geographically distributed Commonwealth campuses. Primary duties include the development, approval, and review of new academic programs.
This position will also provide leadership for academic market research; statewide continuing education; and academic programs shared among multiple campuses, and inter-institutional articulations. In addition, this position will oversee college academic authority and related accreditation; academic services and records for associate, baccalaureate and certificate programs; and academic programming offered through inter-campus collaboration, outreach and on-line delivery. The position will liaise with central University offices, councils, and the Faculty Senate on matters of curricular affairs, and with academic leaders across the Commonwealth campuses.
Candidates must have an earned terminal degree with a minimum of seven years of leadership experience in academic administration; a record of excellence in teaching and research; and a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, and to quality academic programming leading to student success. Other essential skills include a broad knowledge of major issues within higher education and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a complex academic organization. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills are also essential.
For additional information, please visit our Web site at www.campuses.psu.edu or send an e-mail to OVPCCsearch@psu.edu. Review of applications will begin March 11, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workplace.
Dean Of Students
Dean: Metcalf Middle School
Compensation / Benefits: Per Unit Agreement
Description: ISD 191 is a suburban Minneapolis system of 9,300 students comprised of the communities of Burnsville, Eagan, and Savage. The District is seeking a high quality, innovative educational leader for the position of Dean. District 191's dynamic leadership team is highly committed to working each day to align the work of adults throughout our system, and within our community, around improving the learning of each of our students. We are committed to finding innovative leaders who value working in a collaborative culture with colleagues and staff.
Essential Job Functions
License / Education Requirements:
Valid Minnesota Teaching license required as a TOSA. Secondary administrative and teaching experience and Principal license preferred.
The Dean of Students is responsible for helping staff establishing a safe, positive and respectful school culture in which students are supported and are recognized for excellence. The Dean of Students in One91 schools will work in a highly visible leadership capacity to maintain a supportive, productive, and enriching school culture. The dean will play an instrumental role in establishing and reinforcing high expectations for an actively engaging learning environment. The dean will maintain consistent and constructive communication with teachers, administrators, students and student families in an effort to ensure that school culture norms are effectively defined and reinforced. The dean will support teachers in their development of creating a culture of learning and an environment of respect and rapport.
Working with the Principal and Associate Principal to support teachers in the development of classroom management skills
Responsible for coordinating and supporting student attendance, behavior, and crisis-intervention plans to achieve site identified goals
Coaching and supervising the school's PBIS processes
Serving in the role of student advocate when dealing with staff
Serving as a behavior and engagement coach for teachers
Facilitating faculty and staff professional development related to school culture, restorative practices, student engagement, consistent implementation of PBIS, and social-emotional support for students
Using knowledge of students and families and their diverse needs to ensure equitable healthy and effective responses to student needs
Supporting faculty and parents in creating intervention plans and individual behavioral contracts and helping to monitor student progress with those plans
Designing, attending and participating in events outside of normal school hours, and performing such other duties as the school may reasonably assign from time to time
Coordinating supervision of study hall program, before school/after, cafeteria, and passing time
Managing student transitions and coordinating faculty presence at key locations
Assisting with the coordination of MTSS, STAT meetings as well as grade level or department student themed meetings
Creating community by leading restorative and responsive practices, student groups/circles and student celebrations
Encouraging multiple perspectives and uses their knowledge of all perspectives in their daily practices
Serving as an administrative designee for Child Study and IEP meetings
Coordinating student recognition and other accolades
Providing continuous and ongoing structures and supports that empowers students to grow and ensure their needs are met
Liaising with families
Educating students, staff, and families regarding the handbook guidelines, and holding all constituents accountable for adhering to the handbook
Acting as an active member of the school's building leadership team
Holding in person meetings or phone calls outside of school hours, as is reasonably requested by the Principal or Associate Principal with parent(s)/guardian(s)
Seeking to study, review, and share related research materials and documents to increase understanding around the classroom environment
Creating and presenting formal reports on school culture and safety, as requested
Setting measurable goals for the upcoming academic year and plan ways to make them a part of school culture
Proactively construct a positive student culture and mitigate disciplinary infractions before they occur
Working with Associate Principal or Principal to develop the tools to create a common language with students, faculty, parents and administration around the desired culture for the school
Maintaining systems for collecting and tracking accurate school culture and safety data, including documentation of student discipline records and communication with families
Analyzing data for needs, and evaluating the issues around student engagement, classroom management, classroom procedures, and other identified areas
Using multiple data points to impact dialogue and practices and helps make meaning of the data for all students
Proactively collaborates with individual or teams of teachers to have a defined and targeted plan of action
- Performs other related tasks as assigned.
Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
FLSA Status: Exempt
The successful Dean will be an individual who…
… firmly believes:
- all students can learn and that their learning can be directly influenced by focusing on factors over which we have control
- that student learning guides practice and decision-making throughout the school and system
- in shared accountability and responsibility through working interdependently
- in fostering a commitment among staff and parent communities to create the conditions for equity and excellence resulting in elimination of the achievement gap
- in a model that promotes professional reflection and continuous improvement
- in positive approaches to managing student attendance and behavior through establishing clear expectations and implementing appropriate, individualized supports
… has demonstrated:
successful experience in facilitating high-quality professional learning and remarkable outcomes through application
the ability to effectively manage and lead change, including changing practices and structures in our school system that may perpetuate inequities based on race and class
outstanding skills in written and oral communication, talent management, and school operations
effective facilitation and personal use of technology as a communication tool to improve student achievement and manage work
personal professional learning and development through a strong understanding of literature related to education, student learning, and leadership
the ability to manage dialog effectively, valuing alternative points of view in planning and decision-making
that he or she is a visible instructional leader
courage to do what is best for students
knowledge of applicable laws and regulations regarding student discipline, bullying, sexual harassment, etc
flexible and adept student behavior management techniques
dispute resolution techniques and ability to engage in dispute resolution
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work
Successful experience working with children at risk
- Use standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copier and fax machines, and telephone.
- Travel to school district buildings as required.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
- Work in standard office and school building environments.
Our online application system offers the opportunity to upload additional information such as a cover letter, resume, references and transcripts. Paper or e-mail copies of these materials will not be accepted.
Interviews will be conducted with candidates that best meet the current needs of the District.
Review of materials will start immediately.
The position will be filled on an undesignated timeframe when, and not until, the right candidate emerges.
Associate Dean And Director Of Academic Programs In Agriculture
The Director is responsible for articulating a clear, ambitious vision to students, faculty/administration, and stakeholders regarding academic programs within the College of Agriculture, including a vision on building a diverse and inclusive student body and faculty/staff population. The successful candidate will encourage and facilitate the creation of innovative learning environments to provide a world-class experience for students that is aligned with the College and University vision and values.
The Director, with help from the Office of Academic Programs staff, oversees all academic programs in the College including curricula, instruction, recruitment and admissions, student services, scholarships, career services, transfer services, faculty development, and College of Agriculture Transformational Experiences (CATE) such as student leadership development, undergraduate research, issues engagement initiatives, and honors programming. The Director reports directly to the Dean of Agriculture, and is engaged with strategic planning, recommends allocation of academic resources, and is the primary liaison with the University regarding academic program issues. In addition, the Director works closely with the Office of Multicultural Programs in Agriculture, as well as with other Colleges/Schools across the University, the Office of the Registrar, the Office of Student Success, and the Undergraduate Education Advisory Council, as well as with two-year educational partners including Ivy Tech Community College and Vincennes University. The Director is responsible for forging effective partnerships with Agricultural Research and Graduate Education, Cooperative Extension, International Programs in Agriculture, state government, industry, and international institutions.
Candidates must have an earned Doctorate, professional experience in an area related to food, agriculture, or natural resources, and a record of scholarship to merit appointment as a tenured full professor in one of the departments of the College. The candidate must be able to communicate effectively with students, faculty, staff, administrators and the public, and have a vision for educating the agriculture, food, life science, and natural resource systems professionals of the future.
Demonstrated characteristics should include proven leadership abilities, recruitment experience, and the ability to work successfully as part of a leadership team. The candidate must be committed to all mission areas of the College (research, teaching, and extension).
Applications will be reviewed beginning August 7, 2019 and will be accepted until a suitable candidate is chosen. Qualified persons are requested to submit a letter of application, a complete curriculum vitae including the names, addresses, and phone/email for five references, and a statement of leadership philosophy.
This statement should include the candidate's vision for academic programs in the next 10-15 years, including perspectives on serving current audiences as well as future and non-traditional audiences. Initial nominations and inquires will be kept confidential; references will be contacted only upon approval by the applicant.
The College of Agriculture is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Purdue is an ADVANCE institution – https://www.purdue.edu/advance-purdue/.
The College of Agriculture is one of the world's leading colleges of agricultural, food, life, and natural resource sciences and ranked sixth in the US in the 2019 QS World University Rankings. The College is deeply committed to the three land-grant missions (teaching, research, and extension), to international activities and perspectives that span all missions, and to excellence in all we do.
The College has 11 academic departments and includes 313 faculty, 2803 undergraduate students, and 672 graduate students. The College's strategic plan can be accessed at https://ag.purdue.edu/plan/Pages/default.aspx
Nominations of outstanding potential candidates for the position are welcomed. Applications, nominations and inquiries should be addressed to Dr.
Pamala Morris, Chair, Associate Dean and Director of Academic Programs in Agriculture Search Committee, Purdue University. Electronic application submission is required via this site – https://careers.purdue.edu/go/West-Lafayette-Faculty/7721600/. Questions regarding the position may be addressed to Dr. Morris at (765) 494-9586 (firstname.lastname@example.org). A background check is required for employment in this position.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
CTY Baltimore City Emerging Scholars Summer Program Academic Dean
The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth is a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced K-12 students around the world. We provide today's brightest students with fun, challenging courses; a community of engaged learners; and a strong foundation for future success in college and their careers.
Want to join our team? We are looking for mission-driven problem-solvers who can thrive in CTY's diverse, collaborative, fast-paced, and results-driven work environment. We value innovation, creativity, integrity, and a shared commitment to the bright young people we serve. In return, we offer employees the opportunity to be part of the Johns Hopkins community and to take advantage of our generous benefits package, which includes affordable health-care options and tuition assistance for employees and their families.
The academic dean has primary responsibility for supervising the academic staff, coordinating the academic program, ensuring the quality of instruction, and addressing student performance issues. The academic dean may also be asked to assume the site director's responsibilities in the site director's absence.
In addition to promoting appreciation and understanding of CTY's philosophy, policies, and procedures among the instructional staff, the academic dean fosters communication between the instructional staff and the administrative staff. A key activity of the academic dean is to provide training and support to the instructional staff.
Multiple Positions Available
A member of the site administrative staff, the academic dean assumes primary responsibility for supervising the academic staff and coordinating the activities of the program. A CTY academic dean's role is most similar to a dean of faculty's as he or she supports and guides the instructional staff who come from a variety of educational backgrounds and have diverse teaching skills.
Through classroom observations and frequent conferences with staff, the academic dean provides feedback and mentoring on teaching strategies and classroom management. The dean also addresses student performance issues and oversees the editing of student evaluations. Finally, he or she furnishes logistical support for field trips, class projects, and supplies, and works in collaboration with the site director. The academic dean works on site from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, Monday through Friday for the duration of the six-week program.
As a member of the site administration, the academic dean is expected to:
Work together as a team, keeping overall program goals in sight while managing a range of details.
Help set the appropriate tone for the community as described in staff handbooks and other program documents.
Anticipate and prevent potential problems.
Communicate promptly, clearly, and sensitively with other administrators, staff, students, parents, the host institution, and the CTY office in Baltimore.
Help the academic and residential/recreational programs work in harmony with each other.
Represent the philosophy and policies of CTY in a manner that fosters cooperation and respect among summer staff, students, host institution staff, and full-time CTY staff throughout the program.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Graduate training in an academic discipline, significant teaching experience, experience in a supervisory or administrative role in an educational setting
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, comfortable using Microsoft Office and web-based applications like Box.
Internal and External Contacts Required as part of the job:
Contact with the CTY Baltimore Emerging Scholars co-directors and BCPSS Educational Specialist before and during program; regular contact with site director, instructors, ESOL specialist, SPED specialist, and students throughout program; occasional contact with teacher's assistants and students' families as needed.
Physical Requirements for the Job:
Ability to sit in a normal seated position for extended periods of time
Dexterity of hands to operate a computer keyboard, mouse pad and other office machinery
The incumbent will be required to communicate regularly via telephone and face to face with internal and external customers and must be able to exchange accurate and timely information in these settings
Position also requires a degree of mobility common to working in an office environment; bending, kneeling or standing during events and presentations may be required.
The academic dean is supervised directly by the CTY Baltimore Emerging Scholars Co-Directors. The academic dean is the direct supervisor of the instructors, ESOL specialist, and SPED specialist, and the indirect supervisor of teacher's assistants.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the US.
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
All employees participating in or serving children in University programs must participate in mandatory Child Abuse Prevention online training on the appropriate conduct around children, protecting children from abuse and neglect, and reporting of known or suspected child abuse and neglect.
Classified Title: CTY Site Academic Administrator
Starting Salary Range: $6,000.00 per session
Employee group: Limited
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 Am - 5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 02-MD:Mount Washington Campus
Department name: 10003444-Deans Office
Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at email@example.com. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.
The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing.
Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
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Mount Washington Campus
Associate Dean Of Advising Services, #Fa405
The Associate Dean of Advising Services is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and forward-thinking higher education professional to join an award-winning college in a highly collaborative environment that encourages creativity and innovation, and is committed to student success and equitable outcomes for all. Reporting to the Dean of Students, the Associate Dean of Advising Services will provide dynamic leadership to the areas of Academic Advisement, Counseling, Student Accommodations, Transfer and Career Services, and the Great Expectations program.
The Associate Dean will be well-versed in programs and initiatives that help significantly improve outcomes for all students and will be a key leader in Reynolds Community College's full implementation of Guided Pathways. The Associate Dean of Advising Services will integrate diverse resources and technologies, collaborate with college constituents, and will foster an organizational climate that promotes diversity, encourages innovation, and provides effective leadership to staff and students.
Master's degree in counseling or a related field required. Considerable and comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques in counseling or a related field.
Considerable knowledge of college-level academic advising, student retention strategies, and barriers to graduation. Knowledge of career and transfer programs, and accommodative services for students. Knowledge of student development/college orientation programs.
Demonstrated ability to lead and direct advising services programs and services, utilizing effective organization and prioritization skills. Demonstrated ability to interact with internal and external constituencies employing effective skills in communication and presentation in order to integrate and align student advising needs with college services. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic planning initiatives; and conduct evaluations and assessments of advising services programs.
Demonstrated skill in supervising and directing the work of professional and paraprofessional staff. Demonstrated ability to work with faculty, staff, and students of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, disability, and ethnic backgrounds. Demonstrated ability to use a personal computer and current software programs.
Effective verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills required. The selected candidate will be required to complete the Commonwealth's Statement of Economic Interest, and must successfully pass the college's pre-employment security screening.
Doctorate or advanced graduate studies in community college leadership preferred. Current and progressive experience in college-level advising, career and personal counseling in a comprehensive community college in an urban, multi-cultural setting is preferred. Experience with Title III Grant administration is also preferred.
Full-time twelve-month professional faculty-ranked appointment. Salary range: $62,270 - $126,288.
Approximate maximum hiring salary: $67,000. Salary commensurate with the education and experience of the applicant. Application reviews will begin MAY 9, 2019.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The anticipated hire date for this position will be July 1, 2019. J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, or any other non-merit based factor in its employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities.
Employment-related inquiries regarding the college's nondiscrimination policy should be addressed to: EEO Officer, EEO@Reynolds.edu.
Dean Of Students
Willowbrook High School
Dean of Students
Available: August 12, 2019
DEAN OF STUDENTS ROLE:
Directly responsible to the Director of Deans for planning, coordinating, and implementing all activities related to student attendance, discipline, and building security.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY: The dean assists in supervising and implementing district policies pertaining to student attendance, discipline, and building security. The dean is responsible for making recommendations concerning student attendance, discipline and building security.
A. STUDENT DISCIPLINE
Assists in determining and administering appropriate discipline to students to insure compliance with district, local and state laws. Representative Activities
1.Assists in evaluating, recommending and actively implementing procedures to ensure an appropriate school climate.
2.Assists in providing liaison between school and parents and other community agencies such as social service organizations and the police. 3. Assists in developing and maintaining two-way communication with those involved in the disciplinary matters, including administrators, teachers, parents and students.
4.Assists in directing special disciplinary programs such as suspension and detention.
5.Assists in maintaining records and making necessary reports.
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