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Department Lead-Legal

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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number: S00093FY13
Position Title: Department Lead-Legal
Position Type: Faculty
Campus Locations: Rancho Mirage, CA

Department Information

Responsible Hiring Manager: Khalifa Alshammiry, Khalifa Alshammiry

Posting Text

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Department Lead serves as a subject matter expert on program curriculum for faculty and students in Criminal Justice and Paralegal programs. The Department Lead supervises instructors in assigned programs and implements student retention strategies to ensure program retention objectives are met. The Department Lead communicates with all program specific faculty and academic staff to ensure program objectives and outcomes are met.
The Department Lead must uphold the philosophy and mission of Santa Barbara Business College while instilling positive and progressive attitudes in all employees.

Essential Duties

• Create an environment that fosters trust, provides training and development for employees, supports ethical duties, and is motivational to employees.

• Serve as a subject matter expert for students and instructional staff regarding academic curriculum and technical information.

• Develop and implements student retention strategies.

• Ensure program objectives are consistent with catalog and course syllabi.

• Keep abreast of education and technical methodology advancements.

• Coordinate with Academic Dean to conduct instructor conferences and professional development sessions to provide technical assistance and advice on information affecting program objectives. Provides input for annual performance objectives and completes individual professional develop plans for program specific faculty.

• Participate in annual curriculum review meetings. Recommends new courses or presents course modifications.

• Collaborate with Academic Affairs management to implement new program curricula.

• Make recommendations for hiring potential instructors related to their programs.

• Orientate, coach, observe, evaluate, and advise instructors on improvements of instructional methods and techniques.

• Assist with faculty scheduling, student problem resolution, student orientation and advising.

• Direct and evaluate the achievement of student performance objectives and effective retention of student population with the specific programs of study.

• Enable student success by advising students and documenting academic issues within the specific programs of study. Provide quality student services through proper and timely orientation, and adequate academic support.

• Coordinate academic support programs, certification programs, and student professional associations at the school.

• Assist the Academic Dean to ensure appropriate learning resources are available on site.

• Work with the Admissions department to ensure growth of their respective programs

• Work with the Career Services department to ensure the timely placement of the graduates of their respective programs.

• Maintain teaching assignments as scheduled.

• Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to carry out each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Master’s degree from four-year college or university required within the program field of expertise (Business, Management, Leadership, Accounting, Economics.

Two years related experience and/or training.

Preferred Qualifications:

Five years experience in higher education (College or University)within Academics or Student Advising and teaching.

Master’s degree in Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, or related field.

Work Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (flexible as the needs of the department changes)
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Posting Date: 10/19/2015
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. unofficial transcript.
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Letter of Reference 1
  3. Letter of Reference 2
  4. Letter of Reference 3