Mar 02, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Posting Number: 00408

Classification Title: FT ADMINISTRATIVE

Position Status: Full Time

Pay Grade/Step: Grade 10; Recruiting Range: $85,250 - $98,827 / appropriate step placement based on experience

Position Type: Administrative/Professional

Position Summary:
The Dean provides leadership in the planning, development, implementation, operation, supervision, and evaluation of assigned programs; supervises, mentors, and evaluates full-time faculty, Department Chairs, and staff according to College guidelines.
  • Provide division leadership to develop a culture of success and foster a culture of evidence
  • Ensure compliance with THECB, ACGM, WECM, SACS COC, programmatic accreditors, and other regulatory agencies. Serves as a resource to THECB on assigned educational programs
  • Recruit, interview, and recommend appointment of highly qualified division faculty and staff. Provide orientation session(s) for all new full-time faculty and staff
  • Participate in the selection process of Department Chairs to provide academic leadership for division disciplines/programs
  • Supervise, mentor, and evaluate full-time faculty, Department Chairs, and staff according to College guidelines
  • Coordinate and collaborate with Department Chairs and faculty to facilitate curricular planning; program/course development, implementation, and revision; program/course outcomes assessment and evaluation; and instructional resources
  • Oversight of enrollment management processes to meet student needs and ensure efficiency in course scheduling, classroom utilization, class section combinations/cancellations, and distribution of class loads
  • Provide instructional leadership for ongoing development of an innovative and current curriculum that incorporates interactive learning, technology, and effective pedagogies focused on student success
  • Participate in college-wide strategic planning processes to provide leadership and accountability for division unit planning and outcomes
  • Communicate effectively to implement division programs, advocate for growth, and meet the needs of students and the community
  • Provide mediation and conflict resolution for student and personnel concerns. Responsible for oversight of the academic appeal process, as appropriate
  • Develop budget recommendations and manage division allocations for effective, efficient, and productive educational programs and support services
  • Coordinate, maintain, and assure currency of all formalized agreements related to division programs/disciplines
  • Monitor systems, policies, and procedures in order to ensure consistent delivery of division programs and services
  • Develop, maintain, and expand collaborative partnerships with businesses, industries, school districts, and others to facilitate the responsiveness of division programs
  • Participate in research, creation, and submission of institutional grant proposals. Responsible for oversight, administration, outcomes, and reporting of grants associated with division programs/disciplines
  • Serve on institutional committees, attend community functions, and serve on external committees for betterment of the college and community relations
  • Develop innovative and entrepreneurial partnerships to leverage college resources
  • Responsible for other related tasks as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
    • A minimum of five (5) years of community college or university administrative experience required; must include direct supervision and management of faculty and staff.
    • Demonstrated success in an administrative leadership role within an educational, governmental, or business/industry setting
    • Experience and proven skills in leadership, strategic planning, program and/or curriculum design and development, core course and program level outcomes assessment, budget development and management, personnel hiring and evaluation, interpersonal relationships and conflict resolution, and effective written and oral communication

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Doctorate degree from a regionally accredited college or university

    Work Hours:

    Closing Date: 4/28/2017

    Open Until Filled: No

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

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