Dean of Academic Instruction

Job description


This position will be located at the WCJC Wharton Campus.

The Academic Dean is responsible for planning, developing, facilitating, and coordinating academic programs reporting to the Vice President of Instruction (VPI) of Wharton County Junior College (WCJC).  The Dean oversees these educational programs to ensure they are in compliance with state and regional accreditation and certification standards and meet any State and/or Federal agency guidelines.  This position also oversees assigned initiatives to further student success.  The Academic Dean is a member of the President's Cabinet.  


This position requires a Master's degree from any regionally accredited institution.  A minimum of three (3) years of full time supervision experience as an academic educational program director in a community college or university and two (2) years of full time teaching experience at the college level is required.  The person in this position must have knowledge of budgeting, planning, monitoring instructional programs and knowledge of theory of leadership-alternative techniques and styles for guiding, motivating, and directing individuals under various situational conditions to achieve effective performance.  This position requires a comprehensive knowledge of educational curriculum and program development and knowledge of current educational theories and practices.  An ability to present ideas, facts, opinions, perceptions, and information in a written form accurately, thoroughly, and in a manner easily understood by the intended audience and the ability to work effectively with a diverse and multi-cultural student body and staff is required.  This position requires knowledge of techniques for identifying problems and determining the most appropriate course of action for their resolution.

To be considered for this position, all qualified applicants must attach to their online application the following documents:

1) Copy of college transcript(s) showing completion of a master's degree
2) Curriculum Vitae/Resume
3) Letter of Interest (outlining relevant experience)

All documents must be attached to one online application to be considered. Please re-open your application form to verify all documents are properly attached.




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Job No: 1804 A 008
Posted: 5/9/2018
Application Due: 6/11/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable