Telecommute – Albany, NY
Faculty Program Director – Cybersecurity
Academic Program FPDCY01875
Reporting to the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, this position is responsible for providing academic leadership in the management and development of school curricula, management and development of faculty, and facilitation of student learning and support for the graduate cybersecurity program.
Faculty Program Directors work closely with the deans, other academic leaders and staff across the college. They ensure that programs and teaching are of the highest quality and are student-centered, and actively promote diversity and inclusion within the cybersecurity field. Ongoing professional development, scholarship, and service to the College are also expectations of this position. The skills and knowledge required for this position include teamwork, leadership, ability to meet budget requirements and deadlines, cybersecurity course development, experience with online education and training, computer applications, problem solving and decision making skills, strong technical and training skills in cybersecurity as well as strong hands-on technical skills. This person must be able to think strategically, gain consensus, collaborate effectively with multiple groups, and execute plans to meet the goals of the Academic Program.
Remote applicants will be considered for this role with the understanding that there will be required training/start-up time (anticipated to be a minimum of 1 month with the possibility of an extra month or so) in the main Albany office; and remote applicants will be required to have had some experience working in a remote capacity (minimum of six months).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide leadership and oversight to all matters related to program development/review; curricular and course development/review
Update program content and materials and/or delivery methods, based on emerging practice, changes in the discipline, instructional effectiveness data, current or future performance requirements, feasibility, and costs
Oversee the development of new academic offerings such as programs/courses/vertical credentials
Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders on the development and assessment of program and course outcomes
Confer with members of educational committees and advisory groups to obtain knowledge of subject areas, and relate curriculum materials to specific subjects, individual student needs, occupational areas, and discipline knowledge.
Assist Associate Dean to maximize existing course and content resources, while supporting the development and implementation of a long-range strategic plan.
Participate in ongoing evaluation and quality improvement of curriculum
Recruit, retain, and evaluate faculty and subject matter experts
Mentor, train, and develop faculty
Participate in activities supporting the College’s strategic plan and the goals of the School of Graduate Studies
Build and maintain community and industry relationships
An earned or substantial progress toward a doctorate in a field related to Cybersecurity; or equivalent professional experience in a related field
Demonstrated experience with advancing the field of Cybersecurity
Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication
Demonstrated commitment to the nontraditional education of adults
Ability to work with diverse constituencies and staff
Experience with online/dis…
Computer & IT , Computer Security