The position of Director of Undergraduate Programs reports to the CAGS Dean of Social Sciences and Humanities. This position is responsible for undergraduate programs in the CAGS division of Social Sciences and Humanities. The candidate must demonstrate practical knowledge of academic leadership in a faith-based adult learning model.
Duties and Responsibilities
Develop, monitor, and revise program assessment plan, pull assessment data, analyze and prepare annual assessment reports for undergraduate programs.
Assist Dean with annual program budget.
Assess undergraduate programs and make improvements, as needed:
content (course offerings, course shells and syllabi)
instructor job performance
effectiveness of program (whether or not the program is meeting the needs of the students at a professional level)
appropriateness and effectiveness of the integration of faith and learning.
Provide enrollment and marketing staff with training in products/programs.
Develop communication methods to assist and train affiliate faculty in the division.
Screen potential affiliate faculty instructors and determine academic and professional experience fit with program and assign appropriate courses to teach.
Troubleshoot and address problems that might arise from student or teacher dissatisfaction.
Under the direction of the dean, develop new undergraduate programs.
Approachable and available to staff in regional centers.
Work collaboratively with CAGS staff to help implement an effective marketing plan that works for undergraduate programs.
Meet regularly with the Dean of Social Science and Humanities.
Provide ongoing contact/counseling for at-risk students throughout the program, as required.
Teach one 3-credit hour course per semester, 9 credit hours annually.
Identify and maintain close professional relationships with community colleges, school districts, distance learning organizations and other community organizations as it relates to CAGS undergraduate education programs.
Other duties as assigned by the Dean.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Master’s degree in related discipline required.
Demonstrated advanced ability in the use of MS Office products – Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Ability to learn and master university’s database programs and systems.
Excellent human relations skills.
Basic knowledge of best practices in adult learning for undergraduate programs.
Must have a minimum of 3 years' higher education experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of sound teaching practices, adult learning models, and administrative ability.
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