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Education Corporation of America
Education Corporation of America
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
Lead Instructor - Networking
About the Job
Education Corporation of America owns and operates private accredited colleges across the United States as well as via the Internet from our corporate headquarters near Birmingham, Alabama. Our schools serve the needs of thousands of students while giving employers an educated and skilled workforce in the markets where we are located.
We provide educational opportunities in business, administrative, management, medical, technical and professional programs that are designed to prepare students for direct entry into the job market in the career areas of their choice. It is our goal to specialize in those areas for which the job growth potential is expected to be the highest. Our hallmark is personalized, practical, real-world instruction that best prepares the student for his or her future while meeting the needs of employers. And we pledge to accomplish that in an encouraging, resourceful and enabling atmosphere.
Serves as the academic leader and manages the administrative functions of a single or multiple programs. Responsibilities generally include course scheduling, faculty development and evaluation, development and implementation of operational procedures, student management and retention, and special projects. Serves as leader to departmental instructors and sets tone for overall quality, community involvement, and performance results of the program.
Minimum Acceptable Degree:
Bachelor of Science in IT related to field for Networking, Masters’ is preferred. With a minimum of 3 years' work experience in the field of study. Academic or experiential qualifications in addition to the certification(s) related to the field of study.
Advising Students - Responsible for developing and sustaining student relationships through participation in student orientations and through providing proper counseling, coaching, mentoring, scheduling, and advisement. Teaching Classes - Responsible for teaching a maximum of 160 contact class hours per quarter. Supporting Instructors – Assist Academic Dean or Program Director in hiring, training, and mentoring program instructors; provide faculty development and in-services opportunities; and, provide growth opportunities for teaching methodologies. Supporting Operations – Monitor student attendance, grades, retention, academic metrics, program budget, classroom observations, instructor evaluations, and provide actionable information to the Dean, Campus President, and Corporate Academics. Ensuring Compliance – Responsible for adherence to ACICS criteria, programmatic accreditor criteria, and corporate and college policies and procedures. Reviewing Curriculum - Participates in program and curriculum review and development. Supporting Program Enrollment – Provide product knowledge to admissions quarterly and interview applicants as requested. Supporting Graduates – Provide Career Services and the Campus President with the type and number of externship requirements and manage the placement and supervision of students in the externships. Supporting Campus Events - Attend campus/corporate events. Other Duties As Assigned – Complete other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Provide strong leadership and management of overseeing program. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Ability to supervise and train staff, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. A track record of delivering successful results. Ability to effectively utilize technology (e.g. CampusVue, MS Office, electronic email, electronic calendar) Strong presentation skills with the ability to clearly define actionable information.