Assistant Dean, Business, Humanities, and Industrial Technologies
The Assistant Dean of BHIT provides leadership for, plans, manages, and directs the implementation of assigned aspects of the academic division, while upholding academic standards. Serves as an ambassador of the College and helps communicate the College's mission to both internal and external communities. Responsible for performing classroom observations, hiring adjunct faculty, teaching, coordinating curriculum processes, and assigned division administration duties for the academic division. Acts on behalf of the Academic Division Dean in his/her absence. Primary duties involve exercising discretion and independent judgment in matters of significance to the operation of the Business, Humanities, and Industrial Technologies Division.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
• The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provides leadership for and supervises assigned functions in division; collaborates with others across the College community regarding assigned functions including: signing timesheets, implementing facility requests, publicly representing the division, coordinating division events, and facilitating advisory board meetings. Acts to coordinate assignments as directed by the Dean BHIT. Serves as lead administrator for academic division in the Dean's absence.
Prepares recommendations for budgeting and staffing.
Coordinates and documents faculty classroom observations.
Oversees the recruitment, hiring, scheduling, training, and evaluation of adjunct faculty members for the academic division.
Advises students regarding programs within the academic division.
Works with the Academic Division Dean and lead faculty members to coordinate curriculum processes, including ensuring that curriculum changes are appropriately made to advising sheets and the College Catalog.
Works with appropriate faculty, counseling services, safety, and student affairs employees when addressing student discipline issues.
Coordinates on TAG/CTAG/OTM processes as well as coordinates specialized accreditation processes.
Coordinates course processes which include scheduling and staffing courses.
Advises the Academic Division Dean on matters related to the enhancement of division programs.
Works collaboratively to ensure an environment that is focused on student success and completion. Provides exceptional customer service for all current and prospective students.
Completes other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES (as applicable):
Responsibilities include interviewing, recommending hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints; and resolving problems.
• Adjunct Faculty
Other Skills and Abilities: • Demonstrated ability to multitask and manage in a dynamic, changing environment desired
• Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate one-on-one, in small groups, and in classroom situations
• Proficient in word-processing and presentation software, internet, and e-mail
• Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of students
• Demonstrated ability to advise student groups
• Demonstrated ability to work as a team player, and collaborate with colleagues
• Effective verbal, written, and listening communication skills
• Effective problem solving skills
Required Education and/or Work Experience: • Bachelor's degree in Business, English, Fine Arts, Humanities, Music or Engineering Technologies required; Master's degree strongly preferred;
• Two to five years of related experience required;
• Creating and implementing accreditation documentation preferred;
• Three years of progressively responsible academic affairs leadership required;
• Previous teaching experience required.