Williamson is now accepting nominations and applications for the position of vice president of education.
The vice president of education reports directly to the president and is a member of the executive staff. The vice president of education serves as the dean of education and chief academic officer, and is responsible for the leadership, direction, and coordination of the academic and trade programs and academic support services of the school. The successful candidate must exhibit a strong commitment to the mission and ideals of Isaiah V. Williamson, the school’s founder, and to the importance of trade education in our society.
Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Oversee all areas of curriculum and instruction including program planning, budgeting, and course development
- Oversee assignment of instructors, class scheduling, evaluation of student performance, textbook adoption, library services, provision of instructional materials, and equipment
- Monitor student assignments to construction, maintenance, and community service projects utilized for training purposes
- Assist the president in the recruitment, hiring, orientation, evaluation, and professional development of the full- and part-time faculty, instructional support personnel, and registrar
- Oversee the development and revision of all academic programs and the development, approval, and application of academic policies
- Collaborate with executive staff members to ensure prudent administrative, financial, and academic decisions
- Serve as liaison to the board of trustee’s Education Committee and coordinate all Program Advisory Committee groups
Minimum qualifications for the position include an earned doctoral degree; teaching and administrative experience in higher education; and excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.
Qualified candidates should express interest to: Joan Berry, Administrative Assistant to the President, 106 South New Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Review of applications will begin immediately with an anticipated start date of August 2015.