Academic Dean in San Bernardino, CA at Concorde Career Colleges

Date Posted: 12/7/2022

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Job Description


The Academic Dean, as campus academic affairs leader and member of the campus management team, is accountable for ensuring quality and integrity across all campus academic functions.  In this capacity, the Academic Dean promotes academic achievement and student satisfaction consistent with established education objectives, quality standards and fiscal responsibility.  In addition, the Academic Dean is responsible for all applicable accreditation commission standards or agency regulations as well as all programmatic outcomes for respective programs.  The Academic Dean is required to implement, monitor, and uphold all applicable policies and procedures to ensure compliance and effective functioning of the entire academic department.  All Concorde associates are required to display professionalism and uphold Concorde’s Mission and the core values of respect for the individual, integrity, teamwork, customer service, and achievement.


  1. Personnel Management and Development
    • Manage Faculty and Academic Affairs staff
      • Recruit, select, orient, train, evaluate, and advise faculty members
      • Improve faculty/staff retention
      • Conduct performance evaluations of staff members reporting directly to the Academic Dean and manage/direct the faculty/staff evaluation process
      • Manage and counsel faculty/staff
      • Facilitate improvement plans/terminate faculty/staff as necessary after consultation with CSC
      • Ensure compliance with regulatory, CSC, and Department of Education regulations
      • Conduct required faculty meetings such as the Retention Accountability Meeting
      • Ensure compliance with faculty classroom observations
      • Schedule classes, campus room usage, and instructor assignments
      • Monitor and improve staffing efficiencies
    • Conduct a Faculty Development Program
      • Ensure implementation of faculty/staff Professional Development Plans
      • Arrange a minimum of four (4) one day in-service workshops annually
      • Facilitate faculty training programs
  2. Curriculum Development, Implementation, and Assessment
    • Assist Campus Director with program approvals for new programs
      • Analyze and review community needs in conjunction with the Career Services Department
    • Oversee curriculum development and implementation in conjunction with Vice President of Academic Affairs
      • Lead local campus curriculum development efforts to ensure local curriculum is consistent with the Concorde system
      • Assist program directors and faculty to implement new or revised curricula, with CSC approval
      • In coordination with Career Services Director, establish, maintain, oversee, and properly use advisory boards
    • Assess curricular performance
      • Review course syllabi, outlines, lesson plans, exams, and school catalog to ensure compliance with guidelines
      • Conduct annual program reviews
      • Promote delivery of instruction utilizing interactive technologies
      • Ensure academic quality of the instruction provided to the students
      • Ensure that the student end of term evaluations are complete for each course
      • Effectively manage and coach instructors in online courses and delivery
    • Develop and maintain a Learning Resource Center that complies with regulatory standards and that meets students needs
  3. Student Services
    • Support the Admissions Department
      • Make available necessary support, information, and training to assist the Admissions Department
    • Promote student development by providing services
      • Participate in new student orientation and Graduation
      • Develop and assess student
      • Advise, coach and mentor students as appropriate and necessary
      • Participate in student, campus, and community activities as required
    • Promote Student Retention
      • Lead the campus student retention efforts
      • Assist and support program directors and faculty in student retention efforts
      • Coordinate retention efforts between all departments
  4. ​​​Administrative Documentation/Reports
    • In conjunction with the Campus President, complete accrediting and licensing reports required by regulatory bodies in conformance with Concorde guidelines and time frames before due date
    • Complete monthly and annual CSC required reports as they relate to academics
    • Implement mechanisms to meet and exceed all academic outcomes
    • Ensure compliance with health regulations and ordinances to OSHA standards
    • Develop an annual calendar of class schedules, days off, etc. in conjunction with the CSC calendar
    • Oversee the evaluation of all student transcripts
  5. Financial Management
    • Monitor the expenses of the Academic Affairs Department
  6. Complete other duties as assigned by the Campus President​​​


Program Directors



  • Master of Education or related field required
  • Five years managerial experience in proprietary education or related field
  • Two years prior teaching experience
  • Two years’ experience in an Academic Dean position is preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrated experience and commitment to customer service with a continuous focus on improvement