Location Highland Business Center
Hours 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Salary Salary Commensurate Upon Experience.
FLSA Status Exempt
Reports To Associate Vice President, Teaching & Learning Excellence Division
Criminal Background Check Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC’s College Police department.
General Statement of Job
To direct the planning, development, operations, and evaluation of Austin Community College (ACC) faculty and instructional development programs in support of teaching and learning including instructional design, faculty development programs, faculty evaluation, and the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning. Works with college administration, departments, and offices to ensure student, faculty, and staff support services related to these areas are available, accessible, and appropriate.
Description of Duties and Tasks
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provides overall leadership and has collegewide responsibility for establishing and managing a teaching, learning, and working environment for all college faculty and instructional development operations, services, and resources.
Supervises, trains, coaches, directs, coordinates, and disciplines assigned personnel while adhering to organizational human resource policies and procedures as well as related employment laws. Recommends hire and termination personnel actions for positions supervised.
Represents the college in local, state, regional, and national faculty and instructional development organizations and initiatives to advance the interests of the college as assigned.
Ensures effective organizational structure, including allocation of staff, funding, and formulation of decision-making groups and committees.
Maintains effective internal and external communication processes that provide stakeholders with clear, timely, and relevant information.
Provides leadership in long-term strategic planning with clear and measurable goals and outcomes for faculty and instructional development operations.
Develops and maintains a comprehensive yearly plan for faculty and instructional development including goals for the unit’s leadership team.
Identifies and researches emerging, innovative, and research-based practices and technologies in faculty and instructional development, and evaluates the relevance and benefit to the college.
Maintains records and statistical data on faculty and instructional development functions and services and reports appropriate information to ACC administration and, as required, local, state, and federal agencies.
Leads financial planning and budget management for activities of the office, and appropriate stakeholder input in budget planning.
Develops and oversees the implementation of faculty and instructional development support services.
Maintains administrative oversight of the college website for faculty and instructional development services and programs.
Serves on the division leadership team and other collegewide administration work groups, committees, task forces, or project teams as needed or assigned.
Co-chairs the Faculty Development and Evaluation Committee.
Serves as liaison between the college and vendors that provide services or resources for faculty and instructional development.
Works with appropriate departments to ensure office services, resources, and technologies are accessible.
Works with appropriate departments to ensure licensing and copyright requirements for resources used by faculty and instructional development are met.
Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Demonstrated expertise in project planning, development, and implementation.
Presentation of information and summary reports internally and externally.
Understanding of the community college philosophy and mission.
Understanding and managing the demands and requirements of senior-level management in higher education.
Effective leadership and ethics principles and techniques, including Servant-Leadership and relevant principles and standards of higher education.
Concepts and principles related to faculty development, instructional design, and faculty evaluation.
Processes, conditions, and evaluation of learning and related methodologies of teaching.
Advanced knowledge of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements.
Management, implementation and leadership of large-scale projects.
Supervisory principles, practices, and methods.
Budget preparation, bid and purchasing procedures, and expense control.
Financial management principles and practices as well as knowledge of the infrastructure of the institution’s tools and processes.
Project planning and management principles.
Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Maintaining an established work schedule, including some evenings and weekends.
Effectively using organizational and planning skills, including attention to detail and follow-through.
Excellent communication, written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, including tact and diplomacy.
Maintaining confidentiality in work-related information and materials.
Working in a collaborative manner with diverse constituencies.
Reviewing and preparing narrative and statistical reports and records.
Interpreting and applying rules, regulations, policies and procedures, and making effective decisions.
Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.
Required Work Experience
Five years related work experience including supervisory experience in a higher education academic environment.
Preferred Work Experience
Experience in a community college environment.
Master’s degree. Experience cannot be substituted for required, applicable educational level.
Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment.
Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling.
Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.
Provide resources for safe operation of units. Create and support workplace safety.
HR Use Only
ACC Benefits Overview
Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.
ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.
The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.