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Director of Limited-Residency Graduate Programs

 

Job ID#: 17-1128c
Job Type: Faculty - Full-time
Date Posted: Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Position Fill Date: Open until filled

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Director of Limited-Residency Graduate Programs

The position of Director of Limited-Residency Graduate Programs is a 12-month administrative position with underlying faculty status.   This position may be filled by an existing faculty member such that they retain a right of return to their underlying faculty position. The Director is responsible for leadership for the College’s individualized graduate programs and serves as chair of the Ph.D. in Sustainability Education. The Director may teach and advise students not to exceed approximately three course equivalents per year.

Areas of responsibility include: 

  • Provide leadership, vision, and direction for the individualized graduate programs and curricula.
  • As part of Academic Council, assist with the development of academic procedures and policies.
  • Assist the dean with supervision and management of faculty, instructors, and adjuncts.
  • Coordinate planning and staffing of colloquia events by program faculty and/or graduate mentors.
  • Manage assigned budgets.
  • Assure accurate representation of graduate programs and associated requirements (i.e., handbooks, catalog, etc).
  • Coordinate advising loads, teaching, and other work assignments with the dean.
  • Lead growth in enrollment, diversity, and retention and other College strategic goals.
  • Propose and develop new programs that match mission to market.
  • Work with Admissions to reach out to potential markets of new students and assist in the recruiting and retention of students.
  • Lead assessment of departmental learning outcomes and program improvement plans.
  • Work with the Office of Advancement and faculty to secure grants and gifts to advance the College’s priorities.
  • Other duties as assigned by the dean.

Requirements:

  • Doctoral Degree in conceptually or methodologically related field.
  • Ongoing agenda of engaged scholarship and service.
  • Ability to lead development of a complex curriculum across multiple degree levels and markets.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the Prescott College mission for interdisciplinary, experiential learning for social justice and the environment.
  • Commitment to serving educational needs of diverse, systematically disadvantaged communities.
  • Experience, initiative and enthusiasm; a sense of humor.

In addition to a curriculum vitae, applications should include a letter of interest that outlines the applicant's approach to teaching, learning, service and leadership. Applicants should also include a statement describing how they’ve worked to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in their previous positions and how they plan to continue to do so once at Prescott College. Initial review of applications may begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.   Application instructions are available at http://www.prescott.edu/jobs/apply.html.

Prescott College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment and supports excellence through diversity.   We encourage qualified applicants from historically underrepresented groups along with Veterans and AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni to participate in our recruitment efforts.

Prescott College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment and supports excellence through diversity.   We encourage qualified applicants from historically underrepresented groups along with Veterans and AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni to participate in our recruitment efforts.