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Director, College of Health Science

Director, College of Health Science

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ECPI University
Virginia Beach

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ECPI University, with campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Online, is a recognized leader in awarding STEM+H degrees through innovative delivery of education to meet the needs of military and new-traditional students. ECPI University offers Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degrees, and certification training in Technology, Health Science, Business, Criminal Justice and Culinary Arts. For over 50 years, ECPI University has been helping students achieve their educational and career goals in a hands-on, student-centered environment, while working collaboratively with employers to ensure our graduates have the knowledge and skills they need to be successful. Growth at our university creates the need for dynamic, caring professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in people's lives.


The Director, College of Health Science (Director) is responsible for overseeing program development and curriculum design as well as all related course materials/equipment. The Director will track and control the academic and operational aspects of programs offered within their respective assignment, interact with program directors at the campuses and advisory board members, and ensure compliance with accreditation and licensing requirements. 


  • In collaboration with Curriculum Committees and other key stakeholders, establishes program requirements to support educational outcomes.
  • Implements University academic policies and procedures.
  • Facilitates campus-wide meetings and visits that encourage faculty participation, assessment of course delivery effectiveness, and feedback in the curriculum development process.
  • Communicates curricular changes to program directors and management; ensures that curricular standards and expectations are implemented and met.
  • Establishes and maintains a mechanism for sharing of best practices for teaching courses within the school.
  • Oversees the implementation of the LMS architecture and course shell development.
  • Supervises and oversees curriculum development to ensure that all courses meet quality requirements, budget projections, strategic initiatives and development timelines.
  • Develops academic and operational plans for new and existing programs.
  • Provides University-wide coordination for the programs within the school.
  • Conducts University-wide audits and regular program reviews of the curriculum to ensure program effectiveness; i.e., course objectives map to the University mission statement, learning outcomes, and program objectives.
  • Participates in the Institutional Effectiveness and QEP process for academic programs.
  • Ensures ongoing department compliance with state Department of Education regulations, accreditation criteria, and University policies.
  • Collaborates with Deans and Program Directors, as appropriate.
  • Teaches assigned courses at the campus.




  • Masters degree or appropriate academic qualifications within the particular discipline.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of successful and documented teaching experience or minimum of five (5) years of successful and documented experience in a management or supervisory level position within an academic department


  • Curriculum, program development and/or instructional design background preferred.
  • Leadership skills including the ability to manage projects at a distance in an academic organization.
  • Demonstrated experience with academic planning and program development.
  • Strong organizational, project management and analytical skills with a detail orientation.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Motivated, self-starter and ability to work independently.
  • Familiarity with regional accreditation preferred.

What does ECPI University have to offer?

  • A focus on students and academic excellence
  • Small class sizes
  • Professional work environment
  • Talented and committed co-workers
  • An adult-focused accelerated schedule
  • An opportunity to make a difference while expanding your knowledge, skills and professional network
  • Competitive compensation & benefits plan


ECPI University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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