Assistant Dean, Teaching and Learning (West region preferred)

Los Angeles, CA, Virtual - Academics - Non Faculty

Assistant Dean, Teaching and Learning (West region preferred)


The Assistant Dean of Teaching and Learning is responsible for promoting teaching, learning, assessment and program excellence at DeVry University. Primary duties include responsibility for managing faculty, implementing high-quality curriculum and instructional delivery systems, developing and implementing quality assurance programs and outcomes assessment, and for the overall management of the academic operations of DeVry University.


  • Provides leadership to the faculty, which enables them to achieve the stated goals of the campus that are consistent with student success
  • Manages and trains faculty and staff
  • Assists Dean, Teaching and Learning in oversight of academic operations
  • Implements applications and practitioner-oriented curriculum and instructional delivery systems
  • Assures that curricula are delivered in an environment and manner conducive to learning
  • Develops and implements quality assurance programs
  • Provides and promotes a culture of service excellence to students and colleagues
  • Ensures adherence to the policies, procedures, and guidelines of the University
  • Ensures and leads active academic participation in self-evaluations, annual reports, team visits, re-accreditation reports, licensing reports and audits, as required
  • Ensures the academic department conforms to all faculty and academic policies
  • Assists others in developing an accurate and timely annual budget and term forecast that complies with company policies to achieve the department's objectives stated in the operating plan
  • Works closely with National College Deans to support successful implementation of college/program objectives
  • Participates in DeVry University and the organization meetings, projects and committees as needed
  • Responsible for supporting the overall management of academic operations
  • Completes other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Doctorate degree highly preferred
  • Credentials qualifying faculty to teach must be awarded by an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Administration, or by an international institution determined to hold equivalent accreditation
  • 5-7 years of prior work experience preferably in an Academic or related higher education administrative experience
  • Higher education teaching experience, preferably in multiple modalities
  • Supervisory and faculty management experience
  • Academic operations, including expense budget experience
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Proficiency with business software and learning technologies
  • Ability to relate and communicate with all levels of management
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism and integrity
  • Strong and effective customer service skills
  • Ability to manage sensitive and confidential issues
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced deadline-oriented environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
Salary 100-120k