Dean, Health Sciences

Miami, FL
Sep 07, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Community College

Job Title Dean, Health Sciences
Job ID 996377
Location Medical Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

Job Details

Job Family
ADMIN- Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC)
$111,664 - Flat Rate
Health Sciences
Reports To
Campus President
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation

Job Summary

Serves as the Dean for School of Health Sciences on a campus with responsibility for overseeing and directing academic programs, community and hospital partnerships, and serves as an integral member of the College and Campus management teams. This is a Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC) position for which an annual contract reflecting the base salary within the fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th) will be issued after ratification by Miami Dade College's District Board of Trustees.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Directs, leads and supervises the School of Health Sciences
  • Creates the strategic direction and vision for the delivery of quality, and responsive curriculum and programs
  • Promotes, identifies, and expands partnerships, grants, scholarships and international initiatives on behalf of the discipline areas
  • Develops, maintains, and monitors fiscal resources and secures external funding to support educational initiatives
  • Oversees delivery of services in the Dental Hygiene, Vision, and Wellness Clinics
  • Participates in the development and implementation of the College policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Participates in developing and implementing college-wide and campus initiatives
  • Promotes partnerships with constituents in the external educational, professional and business communities
  • Supports curriculum development and revision as relates to program goals and outcomes
  • Communicates openly and frequently with department chairs and program coordinators while fostering a collaborative team model
  • Assists in the design of recruitment activities to attract qualified full and part-time faculty
  • Coordinates activities with other campus Deans
  • Collaborates with the Campus President and other staff to ensure institutional needs are satisfied
  • Manages within a student centered learner based environment
  • Interfaces with the College Foundation and participates in fundraising activities
  • Monitors compliance with state, regional and specialized accreditation organizations
  • Promotes an environment supportive of the College mission and vision
  • Promotes the professional development of faculty and staff
  • Participates in mediating faculty and student issues, grievances, and appeals
  • Coordinates with student deans to support the course scheduling and faculty assignment process
  • Oversees the development of course schedules and faculty assignments
  • Manages the applicable provisions of the negotiated faculty collective bargaining agreement
  • Participates in and oversees the selection, hiring, other personnel decisions associated with academic faculty and staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • Doctorate in Health Science, Public Health Administration, or complimentary health field, and at least six (6) years of senior-level experience and proven leadership and management skills in increasingly responsible positions
  • Knowledge of the goals, objectives, structure and operations of major college institutions
  • Knowledge and skill in communicating effectively with internal and external constituents utilizing public relations principles and practices
  • Knowledge of college policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of technological systems as they apply to instructional, administrative, and workplace needs
  • Knowledge of collective bargaining practices
  • Knowledge of strategic planning to effect change in a multi-cultural environment
  • Knowledge of employee development and performance management
  • Knowledge of leadership skills that promote dedication, creativity, innovation and growth
  • Ability to collaboratively lead and manage an academic area
  • Ability to think creatively to resolve issues and overcome everyday challenges
  • Ability to develop and interpret financial data/plans and manage resources
  • Ability to think, reason, and make sound judgments on how responsibilities are completed in compliance with college standards and guidelines
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to speak effectively to employees, faculty, staff and community groups

Essential Position

  • This function/position has been designated as essential. This means that when the College is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at the College.


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