There are three parts to the role of Academics head:
· Lead and coordinate college strategic planning and curriculum development
· Coordinating the assessment and development of academic programs within the School/College
· Preparing and revising, as necessary, academic program plans for the School/College
· Promoting and serving as a model for teaching professional achievement and professional service
· Serving as a liaison with relevant professional associations and state and national regulatory and accrediting agencies
· Overseeing the preparation of class schedules and complying with institutional reporting requirements
· Providing a system of advising
· lead the processes and overseeing of faculty and staff selection and retention
· coordinating the professional development of college administrators and staff
· evaluate college administrators and staff in consultation with college faculty and staff
· evaluate Department HODs with departmental faculty and staff
· manage non-faculty college staff members in coordination with the Chief Admin Manager
· Lead and coordinate the governance of the college in association with the Chief Admin Manager
· Coordinate the use of facilities assigned to the College
· Develop, lead and encourage fundraising in support of the college’s goals as well as outreach and public service efforts
· Oversee the process of maintaining student academic records
Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Vice President for Academic Affairs or Management.
Successful candidates should:
· Masters degree required, Ph.D. preferred or with a senior profile from the Industry
· Prior successful experience in academic program management, understanding of needs and circumstances of adult students, and ability to work as a member of a team required.
· Knowledge and experience with programs in the Vocational field very desirable.
· Be able to demonstrate excellent organizational and administrative skills with and provide an attention to detail
· Have an in-depth understanding of all documentation, duties, tasks, and procedures associated with the area for which they have responsibility
· Strong administrative, management and leadership skills
· Belief in the guiding principles of RAGC.