- Direct and manage the Anishinaabe and American Elementary Education program and Early Childhood program. - Provide leadership in accreditation, curriculum development, data analysis/evaluation, budget oversight, and program. - Provide overall management of faculty, staff, and students within the department. - Direct student recruitment and promote among faculty and staff a collaborative commitment to student success and retention. - Promote and support faculty and staff in their classroom endeavors and in their professional development and training. - Practice a regular review of outcomes and key performance metrics specific to education programming with faculty and staff. - Ensure compliance-related endeavors associated with the program's transition to a four-year program are satisfactorily carried out with approval agencies, such as Minnesota's Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board, the regional Higher Learning Commission, and the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium. - Build and maintain collaborative relationships with community partners and relevant Tribal, State, and national organizations. - Foster sound relationships with Tribal, public, and private schools in order to provide FDLTCC's pre-service teachers excellent in-field training and to promote solid career options for graduates of FDLTCC's education programs.
Doctorate degree in Education.
Three or more years of teaching experience.
Demonstrated experience working with Tribal or culturally diverse settings.
Demonstrated knowledge of political and academic trends and issues in the field of education.
Experience with alternative instructional environments (i.e. distance education, ITV, use of educational technologies).
Comprehensive computer skills.
Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
Valid driver's license.
Minnesota Teaching License.
Demonstrated experience with Tribal communities and Tribal education institutions.
Demonstrated experience with achieving State boards of teaching approvals and regional accreditation.
Demonstrated knowledge of teacher licensure processes and procedures.
Experience in securing and managing external grants and other sources of funding.
Through a close Tribal and State partnership, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College has a unique mission in providing education to the public. This unique collaboration offers all students, regardless of demographic background, the opportunity to learn in a comfortable and diverse environment.Founded in 1987, the College offers two-year associate degrees and certificates across a wide range of program areas, including Law Enforcement, Human Services, Nursing, Business, Clean Energy, Early Childhood Development, and Environmental Science. Through the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum, the College?s liberal arts curriculum provides a solid undergraduate transfer education for approximately forty-percent of the college?s students each year.Every staff and faculty member at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College believes in the advantages of a quality education. The college has made the commitment to provide excellent teaching, student services, and college activities in a positive, friendly, and respectful manner. The goal is to provide a well-rounded experience for students so they can be successful in their educational endeavors.