Job Number 1711004


Dean, Faculty and Instructional Development




This position is past the Close Date, no more applications will be accepted.
Position Information

Location Highland Business Center
Hours 40 hours a week as assigned.
Salary Salary Commensurate Upon Experience.
FLSA Status Exempt
Reports To Associate Vice President, Teaching & Learning Excellence Division
Criminal Background Check Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.
General Statement of Job

To direct the planning, development, operations, and evaluation of Austin Community College (ACC) faculty and instructional development programs in support of teaching and learning including instructional design, faculty development programs, faculty evaluation, and the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning. Works with college administration, departments, and offices to ensure student, faculty, and staff support services related to these areas are available, accessible, and appropriate.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Provides overall leadership and has collegewide responsibility for establishing and managing a teaching, learning, and working environment for all college faculty and instructional development operations, services, and resources.
  2. Supervises, trains, coaches, directs, coordinates, and disciplines assigned personnel while adhering to organizational human resource policies and procedures as well as related employment laws. Recommends hire and termination personnel actions for positions supervised.
  3. Represents the college in local, state, regional, and national faculty and instructional development organizations and initiatives to advance the interests of the college as assigned.
  4. Ensures effective organizational structure, including allocation of staff, funding, and formulation of decision-making groups and committees.
  5. Maintains effective internal and external communication processes that provide stakeholders with clear, timely, and relevant information.
  6. Provides leadership in long-term strategic planning with clear and measurable goals and outcomes for faculty and instructional development operations.
  7. Develops and maintains a comprehensive yearly plan for faculty and instructional development including goals for the unit's leadership team.
  8. Identifies and researches emerging, innovative, and research-based practices and technologies in faculty and instructional development, and evaluates the relevance and benefit to the college.
  9. Maintains records and statistical data on faculty and instructional development functions and services and reports appropriate information to ACC administration and, as required, local, state, and federal agencies.
  10. Leads financial planning and budget management for activities of the office, and appropriate stakeholder input in budget planning.
  11. Develops and oversees the implementation of faculty and instructional development support services.
  12. Maintains administrative oversight of the college website for faculty and instructional development services and programs.
  13. Serves on the division leadership team and other collegewide administration work groups, committees, task forces, or project teams as needed or assigned.
  14. Co-chairs the Faculty Development and Evaluation Committee.
  15. Serves as liaison between the college and vendors that provide services or resources for faculty and instructional development.
  16. Works with appropriate departments to ensure office services, resources, and technologies are accessible.
  17. Works with appropriate departments to ensure licensing and copyright requirements for resources used by faculty and instructional development are met.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Technology Skills

Required Work Experience

Preferred Work Experience

Required Education

Preferred Education

Physical Requirements

Safety

ACC Benefits Overview

Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.

Disclaimer

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.