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Assistant/Associate Professor, Division Director of Math, IT and Engineering
University of the District of Columbia in Washington, DC
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Date Posted 09/10/2019
Salary $52,775 - $80,000  USD Per Year
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

ID: 1252

Department: Community College

Salary Range: $52,775 - $80,000

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Brief Description of Duties

The University of the District of Columbia Community College is seeking a dynamic, patron-centered individual with collaboration skills and experiences to serve as the Division Director for Math, Information Technology, and Engineering (MITE). The Division Director for MITE is directly responsible for the administration of programs in an academic division in concert with the faculty and under the supervision of Dean of Academic Affairs. The Division Director for MITE provides academic leadership for mathematics, and associate degree programs in information technology, architecture, construction management and aviation maintenance, college-wide and externally. The Division Director is responsible for the vision, development, advancement, and review of programs in MITE and oversees learning and program outcomes assessment. Work involves but is not limited to working collaboratively with the Office of Academic Affairs, UDC and other administrators to advance the programs and develop innovative, quality academic programs and effective student success initiatives. This individual serves as an integral member of the College's leadership team.

The successful candidate must be able to apply for the rank at the Associate Professor level. The Division Director for MITE supervises Aviation Maintenance Technology, Mathematics, Architectural Engineering, Construction Management, and Computer Science Technology. This is a 9-month, tenure- track position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversees governance among the division's programs

  • Populates course schedules in Banner system

  • Communicates the vision, mission, and perspective of the College to faculty, staff, students, and external stakeholders, and the needs and strategic directions of the division to the chief academic officer, Chief Community College Officer (CCCO) and other campus constituents

  • Provides overall leadership for developing division plans, new program or course development, divisional operations, curriculum study, planning and improvements assures quality, relevancy and currency

  • Prepares and administers budget according to UDC policies and procedures, approves procurement requests and manages resources

  • Oversees efforts to recruit, select, and orient new faculty, including adjuncts

  • Coordinates faculty workloads, develops course schedules, and assigns instructors and classrooms

  • Evaluates all faculty and staff performance

  • Oversees faculty progress in program and general education assessment of learning activities

  • Leads the division in the development of the electronic assessment system related to degree program requirements

  • Works with faculty to employ technologies that support teaching and learning

  • Ensures that all faculty use Blackboard to support teaching and learning

  • Assumes a major role in student recruitment and retention

  • Promotes a positive and democratic work environment to include faculty participation in decision making, respect for academic freedom, and positive interpersonal relationships with and between faculty and staff within the division and the campus community

  • Works with faculty to support activities related to professional development and service

  • Promotes and models transparency of decision making

  • Assists in the resolution of student grievances

  • Promotes and facilitates faculty development within the division

  • Demonstrates support and commitment to equal opportunity and affirmative action

  • Ensures all textbook orders are submitted before the conclusion of the preceding semester

  • Ensures the effective use of resources as well as identifies equipment and resources needed to support the classroom and lab operations

  • Monitors compliance with state, regional and specialized accreditation standards

  • Establishes partnerships with employers, including trade, business and professional associations and entities, external educational entities, as well as the community at large

  • Assists in securing funds and grants for special projects relating to division's programs

  • Provides leadership, oversight, and direction to grant programs that promote the College's entrepreneurial agenda

  • Works effectively and collaboratively with the Dean and Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and other faculty and staff within the Community College and UDC as required by specific projects

  • Performs other duties as assigned including special assignments related to his/her areas of responsibility as well as the needs of the College and the University

Minimum Job Requirements

  • An earned Doctorate or the highest appropriate credential in the field of specialization (mathematics, information technology, architecture, construction management and aviation maintenance), or experience and achievements comparable to a Doctorate.

  • Must have a distinguished record of scholarship and, particularly, teaching that merits appointment as a tenured associate professor in an area represented within the division/College.

  • At least five (5) years of full-time teaching experience in an institution of higher education, including three (3) years as an Assistant Professor; Community College experience preferred.

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