Job Duties and Responsibilities
The Regional Director of Education (the “Regional Director”) is responsible for managing
and leading the region’s campus Education Teams by overseeing the delivery of quality
educational programs and the development and implementation of effective strategies to
meet campus student retention, completion and Active Earning Population goals. Essential
day-to-day job responsibilities include:
Complying with applicable federal and state laws and regulations, accreditor
standards, and institutional policies and procedures;
Recruiting, training and developing faculty members and staff for region’s
Providing guidance, leadership and support to region’s campuses to ensure
effective achievement of education objectives, including targets and goals in
student retention, completion, and Active Earning Population;
Mentoring region’s Directors of Education;
Traveling weekly to region’s campuses;
Developing and managing region’s Education budget, including staff, faculty, and
Developing and implementing professional development programs for IEC faculty
members, education staff, and education managers;
Reviewing feedback from region’s faculty members and students and
implementing initiatives to address any concerns;
Developing, updating and implementing the on boarding process and training
materials for new hires in Education Vertical.
Participating in the on boarding and training process for Directors of Education and
Associate Directors of Education; and
Other duties as assigned.
The Regional Director’s performance is measured by the region’s campuses meeting their
student retention, graduation, placement rate and Active Earning Population goals.
Essential Experience, Education and Skill set
Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Relevant education and/or training in instructional delivery and management.
Minimum 3 years of combined management, teaching and education administration
Successful track record of effective teaching, curriculum development, and education
Regional Director of Education
Above average user skills in computer and information technology (e.g. student
database, social media, online educational resources).
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to build and lead a team.
Key Success Factors
For region’s campuses, maintain student retention and completion rate for all programs
at least at the campus as well as the Company and regulatory standard minimum
benchmarks for all programs.
Ensures that at minimum 90% of the programs for the region are at or above benchmarks
per accreditation standards.
Ensures that the region’s campuses consistently meet and exceed the overall minimum
of 85% student retention, with no program below 80%.
Ensures that the region’s campuses consistently maintain at or below budget attrition.
Satisfactory or above feedback and comments from student surveys from region’s
100% instructional coverage, with every instructor, including substitute instructors,
sufficiently trained prior to instructing a class for region’s campuses.
For region’s campuses, maintain Active Earning Population at expected levels.
Direct line reports from the home campus Education staff and faculty (if applicable) and
dotted line reports from the Directors of Education at the region’s campuses.
Physical and Mental Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team
member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Physical - standing, walking, sitting, handling papers and folders, ordinary talking, hearing
and vision, lifting up to 25 pounds.
Mental - alertness, precision, ingenuity, problem solving, analytical, memory, concentration,
judgment, writing ability, reasoning, initiative, patience.