Dean of Academic & Student Affairs

Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Winsted, Connecticut
Sep 01, 2017
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Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College


Date Posted: August 30, 2017

Dean of Academic & Student Affairs

(Chief Academic & Student Affairs Officer)

12-Month, Full-Time, Management Position (Manager 3)

Anticipated Starting Date: January 1, 2018
Open until filled with preference for those applications received by September 30, 2017

Northwestern Connecticut Community College (NCCC) is a two-year co-educational college, which has been serving the students of the northwest corner since its founding in 1965. Hallmarks of the institution include high quality student services, state-of-the-art technology, and cultural activities for both the students and the community. NCCC was recently ranked one of the top 10 percent of community colleges in the United States by For more information about this position, please visit our website at

An earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution and six (6) or more years of professional experience in higher education including experience in college teaching and academic administration, and at least three (3) years of supervisory experience required. Excellent leadership, interpersonal, organizational, communication, team-building, instructional technology literacy, supervisory skills and experience with regional accreditation and external program accreditation essential. The ability to plan, develop and execute academic services and programs and engage faculty in student outcomes assessment a must.

NCCC is seeking a dynamic and visionary leader with demonstrated academic and student affairs experience, analytical ability as well as management expertise. The successful candidate must demonstrate a collegial and collaborative managerial style along with excellent communication skills and the ability to form effective working relationships with a broad range of constituencies both within the college as well as outside in the community.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

The Dean of Academic & Student Affairs reports to the President of the College and provides college-wide vision, leadership and strategic direction and is a member of the President's Executive Team and Cabinet. As Chief Academic and Student Affairs Officer is responsible for the following areas:

  • Management and supervision of all academic programs, faculty, professional and support staff within the academic and student affairs divisions;
  • Curriculum and course development;
  • Instructional innovation, quality and outcomes assessment;
  • Development & implementation of college goals and academic strategic plan;
  • Academic and student affairs budget distribution and management;
  • Implementation of all academic and student affairs policies;
  • Student conduct and compliance with all federal and state student affairs policies and regulations.

The starting salary for this position is negotiable, depending on qualifications and experience. The position receives an excellent benefits package with respect to medical and dental insurance, retirement and related fringe.

Only complete application packages will be reviewed for consideration. The final candidate will be required to successfully pass a background check and submit Official Transcripts from each degree-granting institutions.

  • Letter of Intent
  • Resume
  • Statement of Philosophy of Education
  • Typed Board of Regents Employment Application, available at:

You may email your application package to

NCCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, sex, including pregnancy, sexual harassment and sexual assault, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, workplace hazards to reproductive systems, present or past history of mental disability, intellectual disability, learning disability or physical disability, prior criminal record or any other protected class in its programs and activities. In addition, NCCC does not discriminate against persons on the grounds of political beliefs or veteran status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Ruth Gonzalez, Director of Student Development, (Title IX and Section 504/ADA Coordinator) NCCC, Park Place East, Winsted, CT 06098, Green Woods Hall, (860) 738-6315,


Northwestern Connecticut Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages

the applications of women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.



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