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.
Sinclair Community College is a comprehensive community college located in Dayton, Ohio with an enrollment of over 25,000 students. Sinclair encourages lifelong learning by offering accessible and affordable education leading to associate degrees, certificate programs, and continuing education opportunities.
The Science, Mathematics and Engineering division (SME) at Sinclair is nationally recognized for its state-of-the-art programs and facilities and has strong partnerships with local universities, industries and community agencies. The SME division is one of four academic divisions and includes nine academic departments: Automotive Technology, Aviation Technology, Biology, Chemistry, Electronics & Robotics, Engineering Technology Design, Manufacturing & Operations Technology, Mathematics, and Physics. The SME division has an outstanding record of success in securing external grants in STEM fields, engineering technologies, and computational and physical sciences. The Dean oversees the NSF-funded National Center for Manufacturing Education and Sinclair’s Center for Energy Education. The departments offer 30 Associate Degree programs and 28 Certificate programs, of which 8 degrees are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ETAC/ABET). The SME division employs 100 full-time faculty, 250 adjunct faculty, and 42 full and part-time staff and manages an annual budget of 16 million dollars.
The Dean reports to the Senior Vice President and Provost and is a member of various college councils and committees. The Dean also is responsible for representing the division and the college to the community and region served by Sinclair and participating at a national level in professional associations.
Sinclair seeks to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber.
Resume review date 1/11/13.
- Fosters and promotes high quality teaching and learning.
- Provides leadership for the continuing development of the Division,
- Collaborates with members of the division’s Leadership Team and senior leadership of the college to ensure efficient and effective operations and outcomes.
- Establishes and maintains relationships with employers and other external constituents, including partnerships with colleges, universities and K-12.
- Ensures curriculum and program alignment with the educational needs of the region served by Sinclair.
- Provides leadership for the assessment of student learning outcomes.
- Develops and maintains an external and strategic focus in the community to include partnerships with K-12.
- Oversees Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ETAC/ABET)accreditation of various SME programs.
- Pursues external funding, including grants, contracts and gifts, and oversees management of grants and related initiatives.
- Earned doctorate preferred
- Master’s degree in a related discipline
- Leadership experience in higher education, preferably at a community college.
- Evidence of a leadership style that fosters team building.
- Demonstrated experience with curriculum development and a variety of learning methodologies.
- Experience acquiring and leveraging external funding.
- Successful college teaching experience, preferably in a community college setting.
- An understanding of and commitment to diversity and experience working with diverse populations.
- All finalist must complete a pre-employment background check.