The Administrative Faculty- General Education (GE) teaches a minimum of 9 units per academic year and coordinates the VPAAs, Faculty and Program Managers in all academic programs to coordinate the GE program. This position requires professionalism, diplomacy, discretion and integrity in all areas of responsibility. The position represents Academic Affairs while cultivating and maintaining positive working relationships with key people and entire departments throughout the College, and our community partners. The responsibilities of this position extend toward greater service to the College.
This position is located in Pasadena and reports directly to the Vice President of Academic Affairs. This administration faculty position with oversee the entire GE program at the Pacific Oaks College in San Jose, Online, Off-site cohorts and in Pasadena.
- Teach various courses in the GE program
- Serve as lead faculty for the GEN ED courses.
- Oversee CLE process as the CLE coordinator.
- Curriculum Development and competency evaluations of courses.
- Develop and collect assessment data for the General Education Program.
- Provide LMS support and training for GE adjunct faculty
- Collaborate closely with the VPAA and lead faculty of all BA programs in the department, in order to individualize the experience of the students in their GE course of study.
- Assist the VPAA with information sessions/workshops for prospective students.
- Participate on Institutional Planning and Policy Committees as needed, in additional to Faculty Senate committees.
- Attend and Participate in GE-related conferences and training(s)
- Serves on faculty committee(s), college committees and Faculty Senate.
- Support Academic Advising department and Faculty Advisors on GE course scheduling and individual education plans for BA students
- Manages in recruiting, orienting, and training adjunct faculty.
- Supports the student registration process for on-campus courses each semester.
- Monitors students who withdraw from courses and improves processes to increase retention; monitors registrations to ensure accuracy in academic advising.
- Utilizes Microsoft Office, CampusVue, and Canvas to produce documents and interpret data; monitors online orientation completion and continually reviews and updates the content.
- Serves on the student conduct committee.
- Assists in the inventory, ordering and distribution of instructor material.
- Assists in compiling book order, stocking books, and book inventories. Works with Program Manager on master book list.
- Participation in orientation information sessions, GE admission interviews, program planning and faculty trainings.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:
- Must have excellent communication, organizational, writing, and editorial and project management skills.
- Must have the ability to work with teams and collaborate with others.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with sensitivity to the needs of a diverse population.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective and professional relationships with students, administration, faculty, adjunct faculty, professional consultants and representatives from all levels of management while maintaining integrity and confidentiality.
- Demonstrate knowledge about general education curriculum.POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
- Available to work a 5-day work week
- Education: doctoral degree
- A minimum of 3 years of teaching experience in higher education required
- Knowledge about general education programs and alignment with WSCUC Core Competencies
- Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with technology such as, MS Office (Word and Excel) Go-to-Meetings, and Canvas
- Supervisory experience preferred.
Pacific Oaks College and Children’s School offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events. Pacific Oaks College and Children’s School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Apply Link: