Sinclair is a comprehensive community college with an enrollment of over 25,000 students that offers career/transfer programs. Sinclair seeks to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty.
The Associate Dean leads and manages the strategic and routine operations of the academic and student services functions of the Courseview Campus Center. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Regional Centers and serves as the campus administrator in the absence of the Vice President. The Associate Dean works closely with key partners from instruction, student services, workforce development as well as the Operations Manager and all Courseview Campus staff to ensure the Center is responsive to the educational and workforce development needs of the region. The Associate Dean will provide leadership for the identification and successful launch of academic programs. The Associate Dean also ensures that programs and services of the Center are aligned with best practices for ensuring student success and completion. A key role for this position is involvement with the “Completion by Design” project, a systemic change initiative to substantially increase the completion rate of community college students.
•Schedule and staff classes, working in close collaboration with Sinclair department chairs.
•Serve as the Courseview liaison to Instruction, Student Services, Leadership Teams, Provost Council, and the Department Chair Council.
•Supervise Student Success Advisors and high school liaisons.
•Regularly assess the effectiveness of Courseview academic and student services functions and make recommendations for improvements.
•Serve as the campus ombudsperson for student concerns and complaints.
•Provide for the professional development of staff and faculty, working in close collaboration with the Center for Teaching and Learning.
•Identify new academic programs and student services and oversee the successful implementation of these programs and services.
•Minimum of a Master’s Degree in a related field required
•Minimum of three years of successful teaching experience at the collegiate level required, preferably at a community college
•Prior successful experience leading and managing projects or operations in a college setting that involve multiple constituents required
•Appreciation of academic programs and teaching/learning issues in a variety of academic disciplines required
•Effective communication skills (verbal and written) required
•Ability to work effectively with a diverse array of faculty, staff, students and community partners required
•Ability to manage multiple priorities and achieve successful completion of responsibilities required
•Ability to develop, assess, and evaluate academic and student services processes required
•Strong commitment to key values, including personal integrity, creativity and innovation and respect for the worth of each individual required
Successful completion of a background check is required
*Submission of official education transcripts is required