12 month, management position
ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE: July 2013
Master’s degree in a discipline appropriate to management of instruction and academic support in a higher education environment, plus five (5) years of related experience including teaching experience and three (3) years experience in the supervision of others at the level of department chairperson or division direction required. Innovative program and/or curriculum development in community colleges, experience in outcome assessments, strategic planning, budgeting, and a record of recent scholarly activity desired. A demonstrated commitment to the mission of the comprehensive community college; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to foster an environment conducive to innovation and creativity and demonstrated computer literacy are essential.
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their experience has prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and to provide appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
The Associate Dean of Academic Affairs reports directly to the Dean of Academic Affairs and is responsible for a broad range of functions and services to assure the quality and appropriateness of the college’s academic programs including management and development of faculty, development of curricula and programs, management of instruction and the academic budget. The Associate Dean directs the work of faculty and academic support staff through academic division chairs and administrators of support services. Norwalk Community College actively recruits and encourages the hiring of faculty and staff with expertise in and commitment to community engagement.
Norwalk Community College is the oldest community college in Connecticut with an enrollment of over 11,000 students in degree and extended studies courses. Offering over 40 career and transfer programs as well as professional and extended studies programs, NCC is dedicated to be of service to the people of southwestern Connecticut to help meet the educational, cultural and economic needs of the region.
MINIMUM SALARY: $87,551 approximate annual salary and full benefits package.
Submit a cover letter, BOR Employment Application*, detailed resume and names of three references to:
Human Resources Office
Norwalk Community College
188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Application material must be received no later than December 28, 2012
(*BOR application may be found at http://www.ncc.commnet.edu/dept/hr/pdf/employmentapplication.pdf )
All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA).
Norwalk Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.