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Assistant Dean of the College of Culinary Arts

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Calendar Year (12-Month), Academic Administration


Oversees campus culinary academic operations for the college


Essential Job Functions

  • Plans, organizes and directs the day-to-day academic operations of the college
  • Coordinates the preparation and dissemination of the master faculty schedule for both day and continuing education programs, including authorizing additional faculty responsibilities
  • Coordinates the activities of the department chairs with the culinary operations and purchasing teams to maintain seamless educational experiences for students and faculty
  • Provides oversight and support for department chairs and faculty in curriculum delivery  to  maintain academic consistency and the achievement of student learning outcomes 
  • Serves as a liaison between culinary operations, culinary purchasing and culinary academics to operationalize curriculum and address faculty and administrative concerns
  • Oversees and coordinates daily faculty and lab activities and evaluates faculty requests for various classroom materials; makes recommendations for capital projects for culinary labs
  • Facilitates faculty meetings, and administrative operational meetings
  • Works with other university departments to facilitate programming for the recruitment and retention of students.
  • Participates in the student grievance resolution process
  • Assists with the departmental budget
  • Supervises and develops department employees, facilitating professional opportunities to improve individual capability and managing performance against job accountabilities, department goals and established university, campus and department policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or other appropriate accreditation as determined by JWU
  • Moderate amount of experience working in faculty and academic administration positions


Preferred Qualifications

  • Work and leadership experience in the food service industry (e.g. chef, manager)


Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

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