Innovation in education
The mission of UniversityNow is to help ensure that affordable, high quality college education is available to people everywhere. To accomplish this, we are leveraging innovative technologies and teaching methods to build a network of the most affordable and accessible accredited universities in the world, starting with the launch of New Charter University. Our vision is a world in which no one is deprived of access to quality education -- a world in which students can obtain recognized college degrees that improve their futures, without taking on the burden of student debt.
We believe that everyone has the right to an education.
We believe that education is the greatest force for enabling individuals to improve their lives and for groups to improve their condition.
We believe that meeting the global demand for education will require fundamental shifts in the way education is delivered and evaluated.
We are currently seeking a Criminal Justice and Public Policy Department Chair to lead and inspire our innovative online Criminal Justice and Public Policy faculty and to collaborate with our Course Development Team to create revolutionary curriculum. Come join our entrepreneurial team as we forge new territory in the education industry.
Location: San Francisco
Manage the recruitment, selection, training, and professional development of Business and Communications faculty, including conducting effective forecasting and scheduling
Supervise faculty, as assigned by the Academic Dean, including conducting training, monitoring performance, conducting performance reviews, and designing performance improvement initiatives
Participate in the recruitment and training of academically qualified Subject Matter Experts to develop courses in Business and Communications
Collaborate with Instructional Designers and editors to review courses developed by Subject Matter Experts, ensuring continuity and quality
Lead student retention initiatives, collaborating with staff in multiple departments
Resolve student issues escalated by Course Specialists and Student Advisors
Participate in the development and enforcement of university policies and procedures in conjunction with academic and administrative staff
Hold regular meetings with virtual and onsite faculty to communicate updates to university policies and procedures, and to facilitate discussions around best practices in supporting students
Monitor the quality of online instruction through online classroom visits, review of student satisfaction surveys, and review of course data
Participate in the regular evaluation of academic programs and the assessment of student and program outcomes
Devise, implement, and test student community building initiatives, collaborating with the User Experience Team and other departments
Perform other duties as assigned
Criminal Justice and Public Policy Department Chair Qualifications:
Required Experience and Skills
MPA, MPP, or Master’s in Criminal Justice required; candidates with degrees in unrelated disciplines will not be considered
4-6 years’ experience managing undergraduate Criminal Justice and/or Public Policy curriculum for a college or university required
Experience managing faculty for an online college or university required
Experience working with adult students required
Successful online instruction experience at a postsecondary level strongly preferred, especially with at-risk populations
For-profit higher education experience preferred
Outstanding time management and communication skills
Outstanding writing and editing skills
Motivated by our mission to create amazing materials for students that will change lives
Demonstrate a passion for improving teaching and learning
Exhibit meticulous attention to detail
Display the highest levels of integrity and sound judgment
Operate with a strong work ethic, requiring minimal supervision
Work in a collaborative fashion with colleagues at all levels: supervisor, peers, direct reports, and subordinates
Interact with others with sound judgment, good humor, and consistent fairness in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment – in other words, you love change!
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If you want to join an organization that's turning higher education upside down, let’s talk. Diversity is important to us, so we’re looking for people from ALL backgrounds. So go ahead and apply – we’re looking forward to talking to you!
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