A growing 20 campus, student-centered college is seeking a hands-on Criminal Justice professional to lead the academic Criminal Justice program. The Dean of Criminal Justice is responsible for overseeing program development and curriculum design as well as all related course materials/equipment. The Dean of Criminal Justice will track and control the academic and operational aspects of programs offered within their respective assignment, interact with program directors at the campuses and advisory board members, and ensure compliance with accreditation and licensing requirements.ECPI University provides practical hands-on instruction in an engaging learning environment, incorporating innovative teaching methodologies in order to enhance the learning experience of our students and achieve learning outcomes. We have enhanced our students learning experience by using synchronous video, labs, and incorporating innovative teaching methodologies. Additionally, this position will strategically assist in creating an environment where faculty will work with students in small group lab settings utilizing simulation, virtualization and augmented reality. Academic tutoring support for students is also key to achieving student outcomes. That is why we continue to thrive in this new environment.
Excellence in AcademicsRecognizes and responds to changing needs of our students and industry with updates and enhancements to curriculum and course delivery that improve student outcomes. Assesses current curriculum and leads the effort to amend/add courses to satisfy Criminal Justice needs.Leads campuses in the recruitment and timely approval of properly credentialed and experienced faculty.Evaluates hardware, software, and technologies used to support the delivery of program and individual course objectives.Commitment to StudentsConducts regular assessment activities as part of the institutional effectiveness process and uses results to drive continuous improvement of the student experience.Facilitates training and professional development for faculty that enhance their ability to provide an engaging learning experience for students.Professionalism in ActionCommunicates changes in curriculum and course resources to stakeholders in a timely manner through multiple channels.Establishes and maintains a mechanism for sharing of best practices for teaching courses within the school.Recruits and manages appropriate support personnel, such as curriculum chairs and SMEs.Develops academic and operational plans for new and existing programs/courses.Innovation in EducationRoutinely and methodically reviews emerging technologies and educational resources; introduces new resources to faculty who are early adopters.Stays abreast of trends in the field and ensures curriculum reflects trends such that the programs are distinctive and competitive.Supports and leads faculty in the adoption of new technology
Education/ExperienceDoctoral degree in field preferred. Masters degree within the Criminal Justice disciplines or a related discipline required. Minimum of five (5) years of successful and documented teaching experience, specifically within online higher educationMinimum of five (5) years of successful and documented academic administration experience in a management or supervisory level position within an academic departmentSkills/AbilitiesCurriculum, program development and/or instructional design background preferred.Leadership skills including the ability to manage projects at a distance in an academic organization.Demonstrated experience with academic planning and program development.Strong organizational, project management and analytical skills with a detail orientation.Strong interpersonal and communication skills.Motivated, self-starter and ability to work independently.Familiarity with regional accreditation preferred.Do you want to make a difference? If so, then ECPI University may be the place for you. We are seeking professionals with the experience and knowledge to help transform the lives of our students.ECPI University, with campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Texas and Online, is a recognized leader in awarding STEM+H degrees through innovative delivery of education to meet the needs of military and new-traditional students. ECPI University offers Masters, Bachelors, and Associates degrees, and certification training in Technology, Health Science, Business, Criminal Justice and Culinary Arts. For over 50 years, ECPI University has been helping students achieve their educational and career goals in a hands-on, student-centered environment, while working collaboratively with employers to ensure our graduates have the knowledge and skills they need to be successful. Growth at our university creates the need for dynamic, caring professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in people's lives.