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11 Jul 2017

Full-Time Director of Academic Affairs

American University – Posted by SACJobs Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Job Description

The Director of Academic Affairs works collaboratively with SIS Associate Dean for Curriculum and Learning and SIS program directors to conduct long- and short-range curricular planning for both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The incumbent manages the school process to create new degree programs and courses or to change existing ones, and facilitates their movement through the university approval process. This position is responsible for reviewing and evaluating course schedules and ensuring both adequate coverage and consistency of course offerings. The Director supports program assessment efforts and strategic planning for the academic affairs area of SIS.  This position also works on special projects.

Educational Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree is preferred.

Minimum Requirements:
A minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible administrative experience
Prior experience with curriculum development and academic affairs
Strong higher education research, data analysis, and organizational skills
Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
Attention to detail and an ability to set and meet priorities a must
The successful candidate must be able to maintain confidential information in a professional manner

Additional Information:
American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.


  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Master’s Degree Preferred
  • Work Experience: 7 – 9 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

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Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Academic Affairs and Director.


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