The Academic Dean of the Naval Academy Preparatory School (NAPS) provides direction and leadership for the academic program of the school. NAPS provides a one-year, post high school, college preparatory program and is chartered to prepare selected candidates for admission to the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA). Reporting to the Commanding Officer of the Naval Academy Preparatory School, the incumbent serves as consultant and principal advisor to the Commanding Officer with responsibility for the entire spectrum of educational activities at NAPS.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Implements and supports Naval Academy Preparatory School policy regarding academic matters.
Guides, supervises, and evaluates all aspects of the academic program and facilities.
Responsible for the academic oversight of the English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Learning Skills curricula.
Maintains liaison with the Provost of the Naval Academy, who is responsible for the academic oversight of NAPS, including quality of the curriculum and all related matters.
Maintains the highest quality of performance by each member of the academic faculty. Initiates personnel actions involved in the recruitment, selection, evaluation, and promotion of the academic faculty. Acts as direct supervisor for the academic division supervisors.
Promotes Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) objectives and contributes to the EEO program at NAPS.
Prepares academic budget formulations and executes a quarterly budget in concert with division supervisors.
Provides academic counseling and guidance to students.
Participates in the final recommendations for appointments to the Naval Academy.
Supervises the Registrar, who maintains records and statistical data, and prepares NAPS’ transcripts.
Oversees publication of NAPS Academic Calendar, the Academic Policy and Procedures Manual, the Course Compendium, and the academic portions of the NAPS Regulations and Organizational Manual.
Serves as the senior member of the Academic Record Review.
Represents or assists the Commanding Officer of NAPS at various meetings and conferences as appropriate.
Assists the Commanding Officer of NAPS in the execution and maintaining of the civilian payroll budget.
As a member of the NAPS Executive Team, coordinates with the other NAPS Executive Team members and provides recommendations to the Commanding Officer of NAPS on pertinent issues.
This is a federal excepted service position. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
A master’s degree in one of the four academic disciplines taught at NAPS (chemistry, physics, mathematics, and English) or a related area.
Significant experience in educational administration at the secondary or post-secondary level.
A distinguished record of classroom teaching.
Evidence of effective communication, experience in the quantitative assessment of student learning, and a demonstrated collaborative style of leadership and decision-making.
Ph.D. in a relevant NAPS discipline.
Internal Number: NAPS-20-21-1
About United States Naval Academy
As the undergraduate college of our country’s naval service, the Naval Academy prepares young men and women to become professional officers of competence, character, and compassion in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Naval Academy students are midshipmen on active duty in the U.S. Navy. They attend the Academy for four years, graduating with Bachelor of Science degrees and then commissioning as Ensigns in the Navy or Second Lieutenants in the Marine Corps.The Naval Academy's active duty workforce is supplemented by Department of the Navy civilians who also serve our nation – as professors, coaches, instructors, information technology professionals, finance specialists, administrators, and other support roles typically found at a college or university. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to the moral, mental, and physical development of midshipmen and we seek higher education professionals who can model the Navy's core values of honor, courage, and commitment.
Civilian employees enjoy the intrinsic rewards which result from being a part of the mission of the Naval Academy, along with other benefits associated with Federal employment. We invite applications from all segments of so...ciety to provide the Brigade of Midshipmen with the best educational experience possible and to graduate leaders to serve our nation.