The Dean for Distance Education provides oversight and strategic leadership for the quality and growth of the college’s distance education and use of instructional technology. The position supports the IIT division by serving as a liaison to the college’s academic community as they strive to provide exceptional educational experiences and improve student learning outcomes. This position oversees and leads a College-wide team that is responsible for supporting excellence in teaching and learning, developing accessible courses and programs and promoting the use of innovative and high-impact teaching/learning strategies. The position provides training and support to assist faculty and staff with incorporating instructional design principles that reflect current learning theories and effectively employing instructional technology to improve student success.
This hybrid position requires a regular in-person presence on campus or at alternative locations, depending on business needs. However, the role also provides flexibility for occasional remote work.
Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administrators, and staff members. The college seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, embrace concepts of equity and inclusiveness and support the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation.
While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for any position.
In the best interest of the College, only individuals who are residents of Maryland or one of the following states will be eligible for employment at the college: Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. The college will annually review this restriction and, if appropriate, expand the list of states of employment eligibility.
• A master's degree or higher in education, instructional technology, distance education or higher education leadership or a directly related field required; doctorate degree strongly preferred. • Minimum of five years professional distance learning experience in a post-secondary institution, three years that must have been in a supervisory capacity. • Must have demonstrated abilities for program planning and management, systems development, and budget management. • Excellent leadership, oral and written communication skills are required.