The Johns Hopkins University's Whiting School of Engineering (WSE) seeks an inaugural Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning (ADLLL) to steward its growing non-degree online and on-site continuing education programs in order to expand access to education, and serve the needs of a changing workforce across the nation and beyond.
Reporting directly to the Vice Dean of Graduate Education this position is an integral part of the School's leadership team, the ADLLL will lead, envision, and communicate the development, implementation, and ongoing assessment of a vision and strategy for online and continuing non-degree education across the Whiting School in alignment with the School's strategic goals and priorities.
Working closely with the Dean's Executive Council, Departmental Heads/Chairs as well as with community groups and industry leaders, the ADLLL will develop and expand coordinated online and continuing non-degree programs targeting all level of learners in seeking non-credit executive education.
The Whiting School seeks a proven academic leader of the highest integrity with a track record of innovation and entrepreneurship and a commitment to collaboration. The ideal candidate will have a strategic, forward-thinking orientation; an educational philosophy that embraces students of all backgrounds, including the engagement of diverse students; a thorough understanding and evidence of innovative and effective practices; and related experience in innovative educational delivery and online and continuing education.
The Whiting School is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through innovative research; the education of future citizens, professionals, and leaders; and scholarly and creative pursuits. The Whiting School has a longstanding history of providing education to the local and regional communities. Its pursuit of excellence, exceptional faculty, and commitment to world-class research has elevated a strong regional reputation to national prominence, attracting and developing the best and brightest faculty from across the country and throughout the world.
This position will provide primary oversight of all WSE non-degree/non-credit educational programs
This position will work closely with the Vice Dean of Graduate Education and the Associate Dean of Engineering for Professionals master's degree programs to develop strategies and plans for expanding the offerings at the Whiting School
Assists with discovery, planning and implementation of new non-degree programs, working closely with on-campus and industry partners
This position will monitor the progress of such programs and manage relationships with 3rd party vendors as needed
Assists with the establishment of program budgets for all programs
Assists with onboarding new faculty for these programs as appropriate
Handle other appropriate matters as assigned by the WSE Executive Leadership Council.
The required/preferred qualifications are as follows:
MS or PhD degree, Doctorate Degree preferred
Strong written and oral communication skills
Experience with MOOC education platforms
Experience working with executive management in an executive-level office
Experience working in an institution of higher education preferred
Demonstrated ability to work independently, exercise discretion and mature judgment and manage multiple priorities at once
Strong organizational, collaboration and management skills, including planning, project management and supervisory skills
Applications from qualified candidates are only being accepted online via Interfolio. To apply, please submit a cover letter of interest, CV, and contact information for three professional references -- including name, title, employer, email address, and phone number.
Internal Number: A-72238-3
About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.