Brief Description of Duties
The position serves as an Associate Chief Academic Officer for the AAFS Division in the UDC as designated with specific expertise in Faculty Affairs. The ACAO-AAFS will provide operational leadership in coordinating faculty affairs services and processes related to the life cycle of a faculty member, (including mentoring, review, promotion and tenure) development and revision of academic policies, review and approval of academic programs, oversight and monitoring of accreditation processes and standards, and the development of all academic scheduling. Additionally, this person indirectly has supervisory responsibility for a sizeable staff, in the absence of the CAO. Leading the various committees, meeting with various accrediting bodies, and organizing all of the critical information is evidence of the intellectual, behavioral, skills, and interpersonal skills required for the position.
Minimum Job Requirements:
1. An earned doctorate or appropriate terminal degree from a regionally accredited institution.
2. Earned tenure and rank of associate professor in an academic discipline.
3. A minimum of five (5) years of progressive leadership, management and supervisory experience at the department chair/director level or above in higher education.
4. Demonstrated experience in managing and guiding successful assessment practices and student learning outcomes.
5. Five years of teaching experience in higher education.
6. Demonstrated experience with regional accreditation; understanding of current pedagogical practices in both graduate and undergraduate higher education.
7. Demonstrated scholarship within the applicant's discipline, or in the scholarship of teaching, and/or in assessment.
Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA).
Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.