Campus Director of Academic Affairs

Requisition ID
# of Openings
Employment Status
Full Time
Posted Date
11 months ago(1/3/2023 10:47 AM)
Job Family
ECPI University
North Carolina
United States


This position will be based at our Raleigh, NC campus location


Transform your Career at ECPI University

Since 1966, ECPI University’s employees have been dedicated to helping students achieve their academic and career goals through our unique education model.  Our culture is to prioritize our students’ success through the support of our dynamic team and industry focused curriculum. 

ECPI University provides a stable work environment, with professional growth opportunities, and competitive benefits. If you are interested in joining us in making a difference in students’ lives, we would love to hear from you to discuss the opportunity.


Benefits of Employment

ECPI University provides comprehensive benefits, some of which are highlighted below:

  • Tuition scholarship program available to employees and their immediate family members after 90 days of employment
  • Competitive compensation and medical/dental benefit plans
  • 401(k) participation with possible employer contributions


The Campus Director of Academic Affairs is responsible for leading the delivery of quality student-centered, hands-on (active) learning.  As the leader for Academic Affairs at the campus level, this role is central to the University’s mission and is directly accountable for student learning and success.  The Campus Director of Academic Affairs is responsible for maintaining high levels of academic quality and student satisfaction in order to retain and successfully graduate students, while operating in compliance with University policies and procedures as well as all state, federal and accrediting agency regulations.


Primary Responsibilities

Student Success

  • Maintain high levels of student satisfaction and success as measured by student outcomes (assessment, course completion, certifications, retention, time to completion, graduation.)
  • Develop, implement and manage effective student outreach and engagement processes that support the achievement of student outcomes.
  • Ensure all academic functions provide excellent student customer service (as measured by the SCEQ.)
  • Ensure students have access to tutoring services and academic resources that support their success.
  • Monitor and report to the Campus President and VPAA on key metrics including attendance, retention, drops, LDAs, grade distribution, etc.
  • Actively promote and drive the attainment of professional certifications.


Faculty Management

  • Manage and lead program directors and department heads ensuring that appropriate academic advising and student outreach is occurring, and that program faculty (especially adjunct faculty) needs are being met as they relate to the classroom environment.
  • Perform regular classroom observations to ensure faculty are incorporating active learning techniques into their daily lessons and that regular, constructive and positive feedback is being provided to students. Observations include virtual/remote classroom observations and campus classroom observations as well as observations of engagement in the learning management system (LMS).
  • Work with the scheduling team on ensuring that all faculty are appropriately credentialed to teach assigned courses.
  • Manage and monitor the faculty workload requirements including curriculum development, professional development, teaching assignments, and tutoring.
  • Regularly review open faculty requisitions for well-qualified faculty candidates; communicate with Campus President and University Administration on qualified candidates and work with the Campus President and University Administration in the hiring process for new faculty.
  • Orient new faculty to University policies and procedures. Ensure faculty on-boarding is complete for all new faculty (part-time and full time).
  • Ensure professional development plans are created for all faculty utilizing appropriate University resources and that these are documented and reviewed annually.
  • Conduct annual performance evaluations on all faculty.
  • Ensure compliance with the Faculty Workload Policy to include securing approval for any course overload prior to term start.
  • Ensure faculty utilize University resources including the LMS, video delivery systems for remote classes, instructional technologies specified in the curriculum, and other appropriate technologies to create an effective learning environment.
  • Conduct regularly scheduled academic meetings, in-service training and professional development seminars. Ensure University policies and procedures are clearly communicated to faculty.
  • Ensure that faculty comply with all academic policies and procedures

Curriculum (Program Management)

  • Ensure availability of adequate resources for faculty and students including but not limited to classrooms, labs, print materials, equipment and technology to support student learning.
  • Ensure Teaching Assistants/Lab Assistants are assigned to all remote classes. Confirm that the assistants have the knowledge, skill and understanding required by the course/lab and is properly trained.
  • Assist Career Services in conducting semi-annual advisory boards in accordance with University policy.
  • Ensure assessment of the academic programs is occurring at the campus level
  • Provide feedback to the appropriate Curriculum Committee and Vice President of Academic Affairs in order to facilitate positive changes to the curriculum.
  • Ensure broad-based faculty participation in curriculum development.




  • Ensure proper implementation of and compliance with academic policies/processes established by the Vice President of Academic Affairs and University Administration.Ensure all necessary data related to the assessment of student learning are captured at the campus (e.g. assessment, certification data and/or other information supporting Institutional Effectiveness plans.)
  • Work with University Administration to maintain appropriate faculty levels to ensure academic quality.
  • Work with University Administration to ensure efficient use of faculty, classrooms and equipment.
  • Ensure the campus is compliant with accrediting bodies and State and Federal agencies.
  • Provide input for academic program planning and budgetary requirements to the Campus President, ensuring faculty have input into the process.
  • Ensure that all Academic and Judicial Review Boards are conducted in a timely manner in accordance with University policy
  • Deliver new student orientation in conjunction with other campus functions.


Professional/Community Involvement

  • Serve on University-level committees as required.
  • All other duties as assigned.




  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution required; terminal degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., etc.) from a regionally accredited institution preferred.
  • Five years of experience (required) in an academic administrative role and teaching experience at the college or university level, or related experience.
  • Experience in a private sector (for-profit) college a plus.
  • Experience in a multi-campus, hands-on learning environment.
  • Successful experience with regional accreditation and professional/industry accreditation associated with technology, business, and healthcare programs is highly desirable.


  • Strong record of academic and professional leadership
  • The highest levels of integrity at all times
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills
  • Orientation toward results
  • Strong team building skills and open communication leading with hands-on management

ECPI University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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