Otis School of Artwork and Design
Assistant Chair of Product Design
Open Till Stuffed
Los Angeles, CA (Westchester)
The Assistant Chair of Product Design has each an administrative and educational function. The Assistant Chair works together with the Division Chair and the school to develop, direct, and strategically plan the division initiatives. This place additionally teaches within the applicable disciplinary space. The Assistant Chair acts because the division liaison with the Otis Neighborhood and establishes/maintains efficient working relationships with co-workers, faculty workers, college students, and the general public. This place studies on to the Chair of Product Design.
• Teaches two three-credit programs per educational yr as organized with the Division Chair.
• Acts as a liaison on behalf of the Chair and division to numerous inner and exterior constituents, when applicable.
• Offers advisement companies for the division to new and switch college students and works with the Tutorial Advising Division on registration, switch credit score evaluations, diploma necessities, educational warnings and exceptions, and different points or issues. Affords different educational decisions, as applicable, or refers college students to the suitable School workplace for decision.
• Offers steering and help for college students to problem-solve and mitigate their respective points with Campus Life and different divisional places of work.
• Offers logistical group for program overview and Participates in all evaluation evaluations.
• Oversees the planning of division occasions and particular initiatives (i.e., scholar exhibitions, open homes, portfolio day, receptions for the division, and so on.) Organizes college and scholar participation.
• Leads college task to committees related to the shared authorities.
• Serves on committees and taskforces to satisfy School-wide targets and initiatives.
• Assists the Division Chair to develop, plan, and direct all division initiatives, evaluation practices, and different ongoing division capabilities and companies. Responds to new wants and directives as mandatory.
• Assists the Chair in creating class schedules and stability sections based mostly on enrollment numbers. Make any changes within the course schedule as wanted. Handle lecture rooms and studio areas. Preserve correct course descriptions for catalogs. Ensures that every one departmental adjustments are recorded precisely within the course catalog and schedule of lessons.
• Works in collaboration with Chair on college hires. Overview the school contracts and different authorized paperwork for accuracy and compliance. Ensures that every one necessities are fulfilled appropriately and on schedule. Works with Chair to undertaking present and future staffing wants.
• Assist the Chair on the division price range. Initiates required enterprise kinds for purchases and different expenditure requests.
• Performs different associated duties as assigned. Should be conscious of work-related telephone calls and emails throughout non-business hours now and again.
A terminal diploma and proof of not less than 5 years of the tutorial expertise on the college or administrative stage is required. A longtime document of excellence in educating, evaluation, and administration is desired. Robust potential and sustained document to recruit and work with various college students and school is required. Quantitative abilities are mandatory. Particular person should be an distinctive collaborator who can act as an envoy for the departments and School. Should have the flexibility to navigate by way of social media and assume critically about new instructions within the curriculum. The Particular person will need to have excellent customer support abilities and the flexibility to make the most of them to reply to inquiries and/ or complaints and current concepts and ideas orally and in writing to all group members as wanted.
How one can Apply:
candidates should apply through our web site at https://otis.simplehire.com/postings/1739 to be thought-about for the place.
Otis School of Artwork and Design is an Equal Alternative employer.