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Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs
Title:Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs
Department:Community College
Location:801 North Capitol Street

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Position Status: Full-Time, Regular

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0058/301/3

Salary Range: $82,480.34 - $111,593.29

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: 801 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties

The University of the District of Columbia Community College is seeking a dynamic and innovative leader for its Office of Academic Affairs.  The Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs is responsible for the leadership, coordination and administrative responsibility for planning and assessment of learning in academic affairs at the community college. The incumbent reports to the Dean of Academic Affairs who provides administrative direction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assists in the development of effective planning for short- and long-term growth and coordination of academic programs and the community college as a whole.

  2. Coordinates academic processes for the community college, including course scheduling and evaluation of adjunct faculty.

  3. Facilitates the development, implementation and ongoing review of policies and procedures for assessment of learning for each academic cluster.

  4. Supervises the Director of Academic Support Services which includes academic operations and interfacing with the Student Success Center on issues pertaining to advising and registration.

  5. Coordinates with the academic units, the learning and professional development needs of the academic faculty.

  6. Assists the dean of academic affairs with researching and identifying new academic programs, including the development of proposals for submission to the University.

  7. Assists with the ongoing work of the UDC-CC leadership team and Achieving the Dream national initiative.

  8. Collaborates with other College units to help ensure seamless learning of all students.

  9. Assists in actively seeking grant funding to support the growth of existing academic programs and development of new ones which meet workforce needs of the D.C. metropolitan region.

  10. Represents the dean of academic affairs at constituent meetings, both internal and external.

  11. Facilitates regular meetings of the faculty program coordinators in the absence of the dean of academic affairs.

  12. Coordinates accreditation visits and visitation.

  13. Coordinates special projects for the Academic and Student Affairs office.

  14. May teach from time to time with the approval of the dean.


  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  1. Master’s degree required (Doctorate degree is strongly desired)
  2. Minimum of five years of teaching experience at the college level.
  3. Experience with educational administration.
  4. Demonstrated success working in or with a diverse academic environment.

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is not part of the collective bargaining unit.

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran’s preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: opportunity/.

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