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Campus Academic Dean

Ontario, California Job ID: 203872
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Reporting to the Executive Director, and working closely with the Provost, the Campus Academic Dean is responsible for the leadership, direction, supervision and evaluation of the general education program, and academic support and services.  Responsibilities include academic policy administration, instructional effectiveness, instructional administration services, general education academic advising and general education academic tutoring. Serves as a member of the campus leadership team for strategic planning, fiscal management, resource development, community relations, and policy setting.  Assists in the development of operational and capital budgets, and prepares reports on budgets, staffing, retention, and other program activities as required.


  • Master’s degree in higher education, teaching discipline, counseling/student services or related field required.
  • Terminal degree preferred.


  • A minimum of three years’ experience in teaching/administration. 
  • A minimum of five years’ increasingly responsible management and supervisory experience in one or more areas of academic instructional management at the level of dean or above.
  • Knowledge in organization and leadership of the operations of the academic area to cultivate a learner-centered environment, and to foster excellence.
  • Knowledge in technological support and delivery of educational programs and services.
  • Knowledge and evidence of strong supervisory and management skills, administrative systems management, strategic planning, assessment and community organization as applicable to specialized program area. 
  • Knowledge of academic management, general education, instructional curriculum and program development and implementation at both the course and program level, integrated instructional and student development programs and evaluation techniques and methods.
  • Knowledge of state, federal and local laws/regulations relating to programs, governmental compliance and other regulatory standards such as BRN, WASC, and other accreditation standards. 
  • Experience with MS Office. 
  • Knowledge of applicable databases and computer application systems to supply the most accurate information, reports and projections.



For over 100 years, West Coast University has been educating and preparing students for professional careers across our six campuses located in Southern California, Dallas, Miami, and Online. As part of our unique student-centric approach to advanced healthcare education you will be empowering future healthcare professionals. At West Coast University our students are Ahead of the Curve. Our Mission is to embrace a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success. We deliver transformational education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability.

Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health & Wellness
  • Financial & Retirement
  • Family & Parenting
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Perks & Discount
  • Professional Development

West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.

Primary Location: Ontario, California Campus: WCU Ontario Function: Management CA Salary: $130,295 - $188,902

My colleagues and coworkers are sincerely passionate about student success and have a strong team spirit. Our fundamental goal is to improve the quality in our education and service. WCU rewards people with strong team-spirit, a great vision, dedicated commitment, and a high ethical standard.


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