Internal Openings

Current Openings

Academic Advisor (Remote)


This is a fulltime salaried position (Level F), 70% remote position; 30% on a campus.

(Schedule: Sunday-Thursday, 1 p.m. - 9 p.m. or Tuesday – Saturday 1 p.m.- 9 p.m.)                                

This position is part of a pilot project to serve students unable to utilize advising services during traditional working hours. This position will be funded by institutional CARES funds. Effectiveness will be regularly evaluated and schedule and location are subject to change.

Under the direction of the Associate Dean of Students/Dean of Students, this position will be responsible for:  Academic Advisors serve to guide, encourage, and inform students of recommended academic options to progress through their academic programs at EICC. Academic Advisors are critical thinking student services professionals who use exceptional communication and analytical skills to guide, influence and encourage students through their academic journeys. Advisors are quick thinking multitaskers who must excel in a variety of roles on a daily basis - analyst, cheerleader, diplomat, clerical specialist, subject matter expert, and above all, effective communicator.  Academic advisors utilize a holistic approach to support students.

Qualifications will include:

  • Bachelor's Degree required. Master's Degree preferred.
  • 3 years higher education experience, particularly in a community college, preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population students and co-workers.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule with evening and weekend hours; this position is a 70% remote position (30% on a campus). Schedule: Sunday-Thursday 1 p.m. - 9 p.m. or Tuesday-Saturday 1 p.m. - 9 p.m. Schedule and location of work is subject to change, based on student and institutional needs.
  • Computer literacy essential.
  • Experience with Student Information Systems is preferred.

This position is part of a pilot project to serve students unable to utilize advising services during traditional working hours. It will be funded by institutional CARES funds. Effectiveness will be regularly evaluated and schedule and location are subject to change.

Review of applications will begin October 25, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.For consideration, please complete online application and submit your resume and cover letter to: e-mail EICC-HR@eicc.edu  or Human Resources Dept., Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, 101 West Third St., Davenport IA 52801-1221

 

Associate Dean for Curriculum and Accreditation


Under the direction of the Dean for Curriculum and Accreditation, will manage processes and procedures for outcomes assessment, program review, the Iowa Transfer Majors program, and academic articulation. Assists with curriculum management, EICC catalog, accreditation (Higher Learning Commission and National Alliance for Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships), and department projects. Collaborates with teams involved in college readiness and measures of assessment. The associate dean collaborates with internal and external partners to assure accuracy and currency of associated agreements and records. Outreach required maintaining and developing articulation agreements and working partnerships that enhance the academic portfolio and address the diversity of student needs.

Qualifications will include:

  • Master's degree required, doctorate preferred.
  • Professional experience in an academic capacity in higher education.
  • Working knowledge of the purpose and role of general education, career and technical education, assessment, and transfer articulation, particularly at a community college.
  • Experience and success with managing detail and multiple priorities with
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Experience with academic accreditation bodies, particularly the Higher Learning Commission and state accreditations preferred.
  • Experience working with faculty on matters of curriculum and review

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the annual program review process. Works directly with deans, faculty and appropriate staff to assure quality in process and outcome.
  • Oversees institutional outcomes assessment and its integration into academic program and department review processes.
  • Designs and facilitates professional development on assessment and pedagogy for all faculty, including adjunct, concurrent, and online.
  • Manages the alignment of the EICC curriculum and associated processes with the Iowa State Transfer Major project.
  • Serves as liaison with university/college partners and represents EICC in matters of transfer articulation growth and enhancement. Gathers, appropriately records, and distributes pertinent transfer information from universities and colleges, at statewide transfer meetings, by serving on appropriate committee/taskforces and other sources.
  • Serves as a liaison to College Readiness teams and developmental education projects; particularly as it relates to general education and placement requirements.
  • Co-chairs the Outcomes Assessment Committee.
  • Collaborates with Outcomes Assessment Committee members to maintain the college assessment plan and assure assessment and catalog information is accurately updated and reflective of intended outcomes. measurements.
  • Serves on the HLC accreditation team and assists with the Quality Initiative Process.
  • Chairs the Institutional Review Board (IRB).
  • Collaborates with department colleagues to assure that general education and elective course development models and curriculum changes are up to date and accurate.
  • Works jointly with other departmental colleagues in the timely and accurate production of the EICC Catalog.
  • Assists/supports faculty and deans with new course development, particularly in the areas of transfer and general education.
  • Regularly interfaces with Student Development on matters of articulation and transfer majors.
  • Works directly with the Department of Education on matters related to transfer majors and articulation, as needed.
  • Advises the dean on all matters related to assessment, program review, transfer and articulation projects and assessment.
  • Serves as back up for others in the Office of Curriculum and Accreditation.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

 

Review of applications/resumes will begin September 20, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.For consideration, please complete online application and submit your resume and cover letter to: e-mail EICC-HR@eicc.edu  or Human Resources Dept., Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, 101 West Third St., Davenport IA 52801-1221

It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Debora J. Sullivan, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-3487, djsullivan@eicc.edu or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, Illinois  60661-7204, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.