Associate Dean of Humanities

Utica, New York, USA
Oct 03, 2017
Mohawk Valley
Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities
Executive Administration Jobs
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

Position Title: Associate Dean of Humanities

Salary: Starting at $75000 and commensurate with experience


Master's degree in English, Composition, Philosophy, Theater, Art History, History or related field and progressively higher levels of leadership experience required.

Strong commitment to the mission of the College, demonstrated ability to communicate and motivate in support of the College's academic vision and commitment to fostering high academic standards and programming that meets the needs of the students and community required.

Commitment to supporting faculty and staff and student success, to nurturing a diverse an inclusive environment, and the ability to build community, education and in-house partnerships and lead and collaborate on team efforts required. Experience using office software and technology required.
Doctorate degree, teaching experience, Banner and Degreeworks experience preferred.


Responsible for upholding standards for intellectual engagement and academic integrity, by providing strategic vision for and operational leadership of the Humanities Department in conjunction with the Assistant Vice President. Responds to the needs of faculty, staff, and students. Provides innovative, inclusive and collegial leadership and administration in support of the College's Academic and Strategic Plans.

1) Promotes an environment that supports the College's mission, vision and values, and nurtures a diverse and inclusive environment;

2) Supervises the faculty and staff within the department.

3) Implements and contributes to the development of College policies, procedures and guidelines.

4) Ensures academic and pedagogical quality of the department's programs;

5) Identifies departmental staffing needs including coordinator roles and responsibilities,

6) and works with the Assistant Vice President to attract qualified full-time and part-time staff;

7) Directs the formative evaluation of online and on-campus courses, curricula, and programs and their full-time and part-time faculty to ensure quality, content, pedagogy, and functionality;

8) Promotes and recognizes excellence and innovation in faculty and staff teaching, service, professional growth and development;

9) Oversees the development and assessment of student learning and other outcomes and directs program review in accordance with regional and program accrediting agency requirements and guidelines;

10) Coordinates department schedules that meet the needs of students and the contractual obligation of faculty in conjunction with the Assistant Vice President and Academic Affairs technical staff;

11) Assesses and authorizes the procurement of equipment and supplies within the budget guidelines and in coordination with the faculty;

12) Collaboratively develops with other College departments a comprehensive vision and approach to

13) strengthen on-ground, online, and hybrid delivery of programs and services to create an integrated, responsive student experience;

14) Facilitates partnerships and programmatic advisory committees with the community and represents the College in conjunction with the Assistant Vice President;

15) Recommends work space for faculty and staff to the Assistant Vice President;

16) Assists with college-wide events including but not limited to commencement ceremonies, open houses, and orientations;

17) Responds to student, faculty and staff issues including but not limited to complaints, grievances, and appeals;

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