• Director of Education

    Location US-MI-Detroit
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Academics - Academic Affairs
  • Overview

    Plans and administers educational objectives, plans and programs of company and the college by managing the college's Academic Affairs Department faculty, staff, curricula, and students. Advises faculty on issues relating to policy, program, and administration. Advises students in regard to academic objectives. Delivers results consistent with approved operating plan.


    Essential Responsibilities: -Plans, organizes and directs Academic Affairs Department to include staffing, training, evaluating and motivating personnel to achieve completion and other college objectives. -Resolves student complaints or concerns. -Directs and evaluates achievement of student performance objectives. Performs attrition analysis and directs college's retention program. Recommends appropriate action. -Advises students on matters pertaining to education and vocational objectives, and personal problems when necessary. Administers student disciplinary action. -Compiles class loading schedules in collaboration with registrar for both instructors and students. -Ensures effective use of faculty/staff, equipment, and facilities. -Ensures compliance with government and accrediting body regulations. -Oversees curriculum content and is responsible for instructional performance methodology and materials to ensure achievement of educational objectives. -Participates in the development of the college's business plan and budget. -Develops and maintains faculty professional development programs including in-service training. -Establishes advisory committees and professional organizations to ensure curricula are compatible with employer needs. -Keeps abreast of educational, technical, and instructional methodology advancement. -Manages the library. -Supervises, in collaboration with headquarters academic affairs managers, the automated education software system for the academic affairs department. -Participates in personal professional development. -Assists college director in public relations activities. -Performs other related duties as assigned.


    -Knowledge of program offerings, instructional methodology, instructional materials, and effective utilization and administration of same. -Bachelor's Degree required, Master's preferred in a related technical area, education administration, or related area required. -Excellent verbal and written communication skills. -Ability to direct and motivate diverse staff and relate to needs/concerns of students. Must have at least five years experience in an educational area of which two years should be in a supervisory capacity.


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