Chair - Graduate Studies / School of Education
The Chair of Graduate Studies provides program level support and leadership for the university’s graduate programs. The Chair is responsible for curriculum review, faculty oversight, assessment of student learning and service to ensure fulfillment of the programs’ and university’s vision and mission. The Chair supervises aspects of graduate education within the graduate program and works to implement policies that support the recruitment and academic achievement of successful graduate students. In order to emphasize the close proximity of graduate education and research, the Chair will work closely with academic deans, the Chief Academic Officer, and Office of Institution Research & Planning.
- In collaboration with the Deans, is responsible for policies, procedures and curriculum focused on the continuing improvement and innovation of graduate programs and graduate culture.
- Lead assigned doctorate degree programs to fulfill the programs’ vision and mission.
- Work to foster, enrich, increase, and create greater opportunity for graduate research by students, staff and faculty.
- Assist Deans with faculty research, scholarship and development initiatives.
- Review and revise existing curriculum with academic administration and graduate faculty, considering student needs and available resources.
- In collaboration with the Deans and faculty, review/approve proposals, theses and dissertations submitted for graduate degrees;
- Manage and implement policies and processes in the Dissertation Handbook
- Supervise and manage graduate program committees; provide approval of committee members; provide necessary training for committee members.
- Ensure high quality assessment of student learning; ensures documented program and course assessment through learning objectives and feedback.
- Participate as a committee member to review assessment data for the University.
- Support faculty and the Instructional Design team to ensure that all courses include formative and summative assessment of student learning.
- Work closely with Admissions, Registrar and the Student Solutions team to properly advise students in the assigned degree and certificate programs.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Holds a terminal degree in the applicable program area.
- Has at least seven years of relevant/tested teaching and administrative experience in the field.
- Accomplished instructor in his/her academic area with demonstrated research and scholarship.
- Excellent administrative and resource management skills within a university setting.
- Excellent internal and external collaboration and partnership building skills.
- High degree of professionalism.
- Seeks and values the active participation of all students. Values diversity in students’ ideas, viewpoints, perspectives, values, religious beliefs, backgrounds, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, human capacity, ethnicity, etc.
We offer benefits - medical, dental, vision and 401K match.
Collaborative team environment.
Work must be done at corporate - this is not a remote work option position.
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