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Associate Dean, General Studies

Associate Dean, General Studies

Job Description

ITT Technical Institute is a leading provider of technology-oriented postsecondary degree programs designed to help students develop skills and knowledge they can use to pursue career opportunities in a variety of fields. At our more than 140 accredited ITT Technical Institutes located in approximately 39 states, we predominately provide career-focused degree programs of study in fields involving technology, criminal justice, business, and nursing to approximately 60,000 students. Today, we continue to execute our model, add new programs of study, and grow at a very rapid pace building new campus locations across the country.

At ITT Tech we are committed to helping men and women develop the skills and knowledge to pursue many opportunities in fields involving technology, criminal justice, and business.

The Associate Dean, General Studies promotes ITT Technical Institute’s mission by providing effective management of general studies instruction, assessment, faculty training and professional development at a campus.  The Associate Dean, General Studies supervises general studies faculty and supports students in general studies areas at a campus.

Job Requirements


  • Manages general studies curricula and instructional staff at a campus.
  • Ensures proper instruction and delivery of curricula, and ensures that the learning environment meets the curricula requirements.
  • Communicates performance expectations to instructional staff, monitors performance (including conducting classroom observations), analyzes key performance indicators, provides coaching and feedback, evaluates performance and recommends corrective actions. 
  • Facilitates faculty concern resolution.
  • Assists Dean in the creation of academic goals and objectives for the campuses’ Institutional Effectiveness Plan.  Develops and coaches faculty in the achievement of goals and objectives.
  • Makes recommendations to the Dean regarding the selection, retention, and assignment/scheduling of general studies faculty.
  • Manages orientation, training and development of general studies faculty.
    Conducts regular faculty meetings to discuss policies and procedures.  Monitors faculty to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Serves as general studies curriculum resource for students and faculty at the campus.
  • Conducts regular curriculum meetings to inform faculty about new and revised curriculum, courseware, and teaching materials; solicits feedback regarding curriculum.
  • Provides feedback regarding curricula to appropriate curriculum committee.  May serve as curriculum content contributor and/or reviewer. 
  • Participates in advisory committee and advisory board meetings. 
  • Monitors student grades and attendance to ensure accuracy and compliance with polices and procedures.
    Motivates students to actively participate in all aspects of educational process. 
  • Provides academic and failure advising to students and documents in student information system.  Notifies Dean about student behavioral issues. 
  • Assists with new student orientation and student concern resolution.
  • Coordinates academic support programs; hires and supervises tutors.
  • Promotes student enrollment growth by participating in the campuses’ re-entry program, implementing retention initiatives, attending campus events, and involvement in community and professional organizations and events.
  • Collaborates with Director of Career Services to improve graduate employment outcomes in school of study.
    Teaches a minimum of four (4) course sections each academic quarter and performs all of the essential functions of an Instructor.
  • Completes professional development activities to maintain subject matter expertise in accordance with standards and/or as assigned.


  • Master’s degree required in one of the five general studies subject areas (e.g. Humanities, Composition, Math, the Sciences, and the Social Sciences) from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education. 
  • Minimum three years teaching experience in post-secondary education at an accredited institution. 
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of instructional methodology and techniques. 
  • Supervisory experience required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing, and presentation skills required.
  • Proven educational or administrative experience in critical thinking, problem solving and judgment skills.
  • Strong work ethic with proven track record of project completions, multi-tasking, and the ability to handle high pressure environment with significant timeline pressures.
  • Work independently and with minimal supervision and maintain high level of quality work product and output.
  • Interact in a cooperative and professional manner with others and work in a team environment.
  • Efficiently utilize a personal computer and related software including Microsoft Office, course management system software, and internet proficiencies
  • Acquire and maintain licenses if needed.

At ITT Technical Institute, we are experiencing terrific growth and offer robust career development and advancement potential!  We offer a competitive salary, 401(k), group medical (including a Health Savings Account option), dental and vision coverage, flexible spending accounts, a tuition discount program of more than 50% for you and your immediate family members, and employee tuition reimbursement, just to name a few.

Visit us at to learn more about us and apply online.

ITT Technical Institute issues, on an annual basis, a Safety and Security Policies and Crime Statistics Report.  The Report discloses information about our College’s safety and security policies and procedures, and statistics concerning the number of particular crimes reported to each College and local law enforcement agencies as occurring on each College’s premises or public property adjacent to the School.  The Report serves to inform each College’s students, prospective students, employees and prospective employees of the existence and enforcement of the College's safety and security policies.

To access the Report for calendar year 2012 and a Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act Notice, go to:

ITT Technical Institute will provide a paper copy of the Report upon request.


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Education, Executive, Management
Education Graduate Degree
Experience 3 to 5 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Education - Teaching - Administration
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 18449973
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Associate Dean, General Studies

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