The Academic Dean, as campus academic affairs leader and member
of the campus management team, is accountable for ensuring quality
and integrity across all campus academic functions. The Academic
Dean is responsible for recruitment, selection, training and
supervision of program directors and instructors. The Dean promotes
academic achievement and student satisfaction consistent with
established education objectives (outcomes), quality standards and
Manage Faculty and academic staff and conduct faculty
development to ensure quality of program delivery and academic
management. Recruit, select, orient, train, counsel, evaluate and
manage faculty members to drive faculty/staff retention.
In conjunction with Campus President, ensure compliance with
regulatory, corporate, and Department of Education regulations.
Conduct or arrange regular faculty meetings for all instructors
and facilitate faculty training programs.
Schedule classes, campus room usage and instructor
Arrange a minimum of four (4) one day in-service workshops
Ensure curriculum is current with internal, accreditation and
regulatory requirements and consistently followed. Assess
curricular performance: Review course syllabi, outlines, lesson
plans, exams, and school catalog to ensure compliance with
corporate guidelines. Conduct annual program reviews. Promote
delivery of instruction utilizing interactive technologies. Ensure
that student end of term evaluations are completed for each
Maintain a Learning Resource Center that complies with
regulatory standards and that meets student needs.
Create academic goals and objectives for the college’s
Institutional Effectiveness Plan.
Assist Campus President with Venture Analysis and program
approvals for new programs.
Analyze and review community needs in conjunction with the
Graduate Employment Department.
Coordinate/Collaborate cross department (Academics, Admissions,
Student Services, etc.) efforts to meet student needs and promote
student development, retention and placement. Work with all
departments to ensure highest student satisfaction.
Make available necessary support, information and training to
assist the Admissions Department.
Participate in new student orientation.
Develop and assess student advising activities.
Ensure appropriate educational objectives are achieved in extern
Submit reports on student pass rates on board, certification,
registration, and/or licensing exams to VP Academic Affairs, Home
Coordinate/assist and support program directors and faculty and
work with Student Services on student retention efforts.
Ensure that extern to hire metric is achieved.
Ensure that Program Directors coordinate information pertaining
to extern placement of students, job openings, candidates and any
In coordination with Graduate Employment Director, establish,
maintain, oversee, and properly use advisory boards.
Accurate and thorough completion of required documentation and
reports. In conjunction with Campus President complete accrediting
and licensing reports required by regulatory bodies in conformance
with Concorde guidelines and time frames before due date.
Complete monthly and annual corporate required reports as they
relate to academics.
Oversee the registrar and student records management.
Develop an annual calendar of class schedules, days off, etc. in
conjunction with the corporate calendar.
Represent the organization in its relationship with the
community through targeted events, conferences, and meetings to
promote growth and reputation. Ensure faculty is involved in
community relationships and are ambassadors for the college.
Participate in community outreach projects, i.e., high school
admission presentations business to business opportunities.
Manage the expenses of the Academic Affairs Department to meet
financial targets. Identify new sources of revenue.
Identify and develop teaching efficiencies and
Administer the academic budget within the framework of the
overall campus budget and decentralize the budget to program level
leaders to attain positive financial results.
A minimum of two years Academic Dean experience or comparable
Concorde academic management experience, 5-7 years academic
managerial experience in proprietary education and at least two
years teaching experience required. Requires Master’s degree in
Education or a related field or Bachelor’s degree and currently
enrolled in a Master’s degree in Education or a closely related
field with a minimum of 9 semester credit hours earned toward
graduation per calendar year required
Excellent written and oral communication skills, and
demonstrated experience and commitment to customer service with a
continuous focus on improvement.
Directly supervises 6-15 people including Program Directors,
Associate Dean (if applicable) Registrar, Learning Resource
Coordinator and Academic support staff.
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