SUMMARY OF THE JOB:
The Associate Dean of the Schools of Business (HSB) is accountable to the Dean for the effective delivery of high quality education and instruction, to include curriculum instructional development, education leading to industry-recognized certification of students, and dynamic coordination with other Hallmark University departments, all in support of industry partner talent acquisition and development needs. The Associate Dean resources educational and instructional delivery with priority to enrolled Hallmark University students but also to benefit selected other constituents on a Cost Plus basis. The Associate Dean helps the Dean shape the HSB to become a preferred provider of graduates to industry business partners seeking new hires or promoting Hallmark students from within their organizations.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. The effort required for the position will be heavily weighted with Administrative Management responsibilities
2. The Associate Dean is responsible for teaching one course every academic term. This includes the need to provide emergency classroom facilitation support when an instructor is unexpectedly absent and for temporary ad hoc classroom substitution.
3. The Associate Dean is responsible to assist the Dean with HSB faculty recruitment, onboarding, scheduling and development as well as suggested approaches for improved student recruiting and marketing efforts.
4. The Associate Dean will support the Dean to assure that industry partner engagement is active year-long. The Associate Dean will support the Dean to gauge industry partner interests and assist the Dean in organizing bi-annual PAC meetings.
5. The Associate Dean will lead HSB’s instructional support design and textbook review with SMEs, lead faculty instructors, and the Course Builders.
6. Helps the Dean to develop suggestions for executive review that might improve and streamline University policies, standards, practices, processes, protocols, rules, guidelines, and other directives.
7. Improves the production rate of students graduating with appropriate technical skills certifications and other experiential recognitions that are in-demand by partner industries in the private, governmental, and non-profit sectors.
8. Helps the Dean to responsibly manage the school budgets with special attention to reasonable cost-containment related to student textbooks, other learning resources, school supplies, and faculty instructional costs.
9. Helps the Dean to secure the opinions of faculty about the relevance, currency, and adequacy of textbooks and learning resources and other supplies, as well as administrative expectations placed on faculty.
10. Maintains current knowledge about experiential learning, industry-demanded skills, technical developments in the field, and in-demand soft skills.
11. Supports Hallmark University’s Character Program and the integration of Hallmark Consulting Group activities into student class assignments, co-curricular and student club engagements, and in outreach activities, both in-person and virtually.
12. Meets with students, as required and supports the Dean’s efforts for constructive and mutually-reinforcing communication among students, faculty and staff to achieve critical school objectives.
13. Other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCES:
a. Five (5) years or more cumulative Full-time employment in a work environment (for-profit, non-profit, university/college, governmental, or entrepreneurial company) aligned with one or more of the disciplines or concentrations taught in HSB.
b. Three (3) years or more Full-time teaching as faculty and/or providing staff or program administration in a college, university, or other institutions approved for VA Benefits.
a. Earned terminal degree in business related discipline from a regionally accredited university.
b. Two (2) years or more cumulative Full-time employment in a work environment (for-profit, non-profit, university/college, governmental, or entrepreneurial company) aligned with one or more of the disciplines or concentrations taught in HSB.