Assistant Dean

Middle Tennessee State University in Tennessee

Deadline December 16, 2013
Date Posted November 15, 2013
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time


University College University Outreach

Pos. # 161100   Req. # 2464


JOB DESCRIPTION Supervise staff and provide oversight to all aspects of the Adult Degree Completion Program (ADCP) and Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) for University College programs. Serve as a resource to other University colleges, departments, and programs to identify how PLA might apply to their degree programs. Recommend policies and procedures for ADCP and PLA, and extend the use of PLA throughout the university. Help increase enrollment and retention of students in the UC degree programs including non-traditional, returning, and transfer students. University College serves as a facilitator for MTSU's relationship with its feeder community colleges: the incumbent will provide leadership and support for MTSU's courses and degree programs offered by other colleges within the university at local community colleges. Work with the Vice Provost for Student Success to provide leadership on initiatives related to non-traditional, returning, and transfer students. Teach at least one section of PRST 3010: supervise and assess other instructors teaching PRST 3010, schedule online and hybrid sections; represent the associate dean or dean as assigned and perform other related special projects as required.  


QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in education administration, leadership, psychology or a related field and five years of progressively responsible experience in administration/supervision in an educational setting and prior experience teaching required.  Experience teaching online courses and/or experience working with non-traditional degree programs preferred. Experience assessing prior learning and knowledge of various types of PLA also preferred.


SALARY RANGE:  Commensurate with experience


FILING PROCEDURE: Interested applicants should submit the following required materials:  (1) a cover letter indicating interest in the position; (2) a complete resume (3) an application submitted at: 


POSTING DATE: November 15, 2013


CLOSING DATE: December 16, 2013

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