Associate Dean, Health Careers and Sciences

Cleveland, OH
Sep 29, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Community College

diversity employer

Department Name Assoc Dean Health & Sciences

Campus or Location Metropolitan Campus

Vacancy Number 231-17

Reports To Dean

Recruitment Type External/Internal

Job Category Administrator

Position Type Full-Time

Union Position Non-Union

Number of Openings 1

Job Description Summary

Provides leadership and administrative management to Health Careers and Sciences at the assigned Campus. Supports campus strategic initiatives related to Health Careers and Sciences. Manages the departmental academic schedule. Responsible for campus and division -wide communication related to faculty expectations, plans, and activities.

Job Responsibilities


• Provides leadership and management for Health Careers and Sciences disciplines at the assigned campus

• Works in coordination with the College-wide programs to ensure students' access to a variety of courses as well as to provide campus support for faculty

• Responsible for the development, review and evaluation of academic plans, curriculum, programs, course schedules and budgets within Health Careers and Sciences

• Recruits, selects, supervises and evaluates faculty and Health Careers and Sciences staff

• Supports leadership in the successful deployment of related campus strategic initiatives; strengthen the pipeline from secondary to post-secondary education and experiential opportunities that increase students' workforce readiness, degree and certificate completion

• Identifies grant opportunities geared toward increasing students' experiential, research and co-op experiences related to Health Careers and Sciences

• Responsible for identifying public relations and marketing strategies that promote collaboration with community and industry partners

• Collaborates with other academic area team members as part of the campus-based academic leadership team in order to keep programs relevant and current

• Develops and manages the department's academic schedule, handles student issues, conducts curriculum assessment, evaluation, and revisions as necessary

• Ensures the communication of plans, activities and expectations for faculty and staff at various levels of the department and within the division

• Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications



• Master's degree in Health Careers or a related field

o Significant related experience may substitute for education

• Current Health Careers professional certification license

• Minimum of six years of related leadership experience in a professional setting or higher education environment

• Demonstrated teaching experience at the College level

• Demonstrated executive experience planning, assigning, scheduling, supervising and ensuring the quality of the work of others

• Demonstrated experience forecasting, planning, maintaining, preparing, and monitoring a business area's budget

• Demonstrated experience effectively making decisions that have significant, broad implications on the management and operations of a division (or equivalent business area)

• Demonstrated effectiveness in a role requiring dynamic and abstract problem solving methods in adaptive situations


• Possess comprehensive knowledge of Higher Education leadership theories, concepts and practices with the ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations as it pertains to the departmental focus

• Possess broad based knowledge of existing and emerging pedagogies and academic delivery systems

• Possess broad based knowledge of supporting student success

• Ability to manage and supervise a diverse staff

• Possess strong management skills

• Possess a commitment to working with cross-functional teams

• Possess a commitment to professional development and continuous learning and improvement

• Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

• Possess strong organizational and time-management skills

• Demonstrated creative thinker and a problem solver

• Ability to work accurately with great attention to detail

• Possess advanced-level project management skills

• Possess basic-level Blackboard skills (or equivalent program)

• Possess intermediate-level Banner skills (or equivalent program)

• Possess intermediate-level skills with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

• Possess basic-level skills with Microsoft Access

• Ability to independently set goals and determine best course of action to achieve desired results

• Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity

• Ability to facilitate top-level collaboration while managing sensitive issues

• Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality

• Possess sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population



• Collaboration
• Adaptability
• Quality of Work


• Service Focus
• Communications


• Time Utilization
• Continuous Improvement

Preferred Qualifications



• Earned Doctorate degree in a Health Careers and Sciences

• Experience working with a health-related accreditation process

Work Schedule

Standard College hours of operation, Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours may vary based on business unit needs.

Posting Open Date 05/25/2017

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this position?
    • The Cleveland Plain Dealer
    • Tri-C web site
    • Tri-C employee referral
    • LinkedIn
    • City News
    • Search Firm/Agency
    • Other publication
    • Other web site
    • Career Fair
    • Conference
  2. * Do you have a Master's degree or higher in Health Careers or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a minimum of six years of related leadership experience in a professional setting or higher education environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a current Health Careers professional certification license?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents