Corporate Director of Education (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The main function of the Corporate Director of Education is to assist management of the academic programming of the college. The Corporate Director of Education is responsible for oversight and management of academic operations to include: training programs, supervision of Directors of Education (DOEs), Program Chairs and Instructors; providing oversight on student issues; monitoring academic expenses; enforcing policies and procedures and abiding by and sharing responsibilities for accreditation standards in order to maintain quality education which meets commission, state, federal requirements and company guidelines.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Assists VP of Academic Affairs in management of Academic Affairs department
• Assists in hiring, mentoring and training of new DOEs and Program Chairs
• May be required to work extra hours to include evenings or weekends, as necessary, for effective operations of the Academic Affairs department
• Works with DOEs and Program Chairs, supporting instructors and students
• Coordinate with DOEs and Program Chairs in recruitment, hiring, orientation, and training of instructors at local campuses where necessary
• Coordinate with VP of Academic Affairs in coordinating Online training and events where appropriate
• Monitors efficiency of instructor training in coordination with DOEs and Program Managers
• Assists DOEs and Program Chairs with management of computer hardware and software skill needs, as necessary, by program, in coordination with the IT Department
• Reviews student evaluations of concern, and ensures documentation of responses to evaluations of concern are on file
• Ensures regular instructor trainings occur, and are documented on file
• Provides assistance with educational standardization, quality, and meeting of program objectives within each of the programs
• Assists in monitoring the grading system, testing procedures, lab equipment, textbooks, class size, kit lists, and student/staff morale
• Assists in management of department expenses within limitations of the budget
• Shares responsibility in department for the development and supervision of an inventory control system and cost-effectiveness program to control expenses within the department
• Create an atmosphere such that the department personnel feel a commitment to the whole academic department, so that continuity and equality are established
• Establish clear and effective communications within the Department and with other departments by using correct policy, procedures, and guidelines
• Develop the managerial expertise and leadership qualities to facilitate the effective running of the department in coordination with the VPAA
• Maintain compliance with accrediting standards in all areas of the Academic Affairs Department including instruction, curriculum, student satisfactory academic progress, and attendance
• Assists the VPAA with new curriculum development and implementation
• Other duties as assigned

EXPERIENCE:
• Minimum 3 years professional experience in at least one field directly related to Academic programs
• Prior teaching experience preferred 
• Prior management experience required
EDUCATION:
• Doctorate degree preferred; Master’s degree required, with degree in appropriate discipline related to education 
• Experience and education qualifications that are in accordance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation, III. 
• Faculty, A. 6. “director of education/training.”

 

Please submit applications to Caroline Wallace -carolinew@bluecliffcollege.com

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