The Academic Dean is responsible to the President & CEO for execution of strategies for growth with an aim of increasing student enrolment and developing new
programs that strengthen the College's profile. The Academic Dean will oversee and manage the budget and allocation resources of the academic department to
maximize efficiency and results.
The Academic Dean must be a subject matter expert in the field of Contemporary Music and /or Music Technology with parctical knowledge of acdemic and regulatory
issues and ability to understand shifting trends in the education and music industry so as to advise the management in making strategic academic and business
decisions. The Academic Dean will contribute significantly to deliver the College's 5 -Year Institutional Objectives.
Central to the role of Academic Dean is that of an academic leader and in this role you will provide guidance and motivation to faculty members and staff in ensuring that
the College gives its best for the future of students. This includes commitments and passion towards teaching and learning as well as collaborating with industry partners
to establish a network of employers who will provide internship and future job opportunities.
Duties And Responsibilities:
Work with faculty, staff and students to develop and oversee the certificate, diploma and undergraduate programs
Work with the Management to advance the mission and objectives of the College
Recommend the hiring, promotion, professional development, tenure and termination in the academic department
Identify and develop new programs that will ensure sustainable growth in the College
Establish collaborations and partnership with institutions of higher learning to support new program development
Work with Admissions and Student Services department staff to recruit, retain and graduate students
Work to establish industry partner network in terms of internship and employment for graduates, as well as work closely with industry partners to identify industry
needs and develop academic programs to meet such needs
Represent the College in the media as required and in student recruitment events, conferences, seminars, festivals, etc.
Master or Ph.D. in Music or Music Technology or Education Management or in a related field
Minimum 3 years of related working experience at a Management level with proven leadership results to develop and deploy strategic and tactical plans
Demonstarted fiscal responsibility and ability to manage budgets and achieving success in attracting resources through fundraising efforts
Proven ability to foster collabrative efforts by building partnerships with national and /or international institutions
Proven ability to develop academic programs in compliance with accreditation agencies
Excellent interpersonal, oral/written communication skills in English and presentation skills
Demonstrated commitment to increase the diversity of faculty, staff and students through recruitment, retention and development of talented individuals
Thorough understanding with documented evidences of working with MoHE, MQA and other statutory requirements is a must.