Staff - Dean for Dual Credit Programs and School District Partnerships

Location
McAllen
Posted
Jul 09, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Staff - Dean for Dual Credit Programs and School District Partnerships

Location: Pecan
FLSA: Exempt
Min Salary: $73,000.00
Salary Range*:
Temporary End Date (if applicable):
Close Date: 7/15/2018

General Statement of Job:
The Dean for Dual Credit Programs and School District Partnerships provides the leadership for pre-college programs and initiatives including dual credit courses, Early College High Schools and Dual Credit Partnerships, Academies and High School Projects and Programs, and other programs as may be developed. Collaborates with K-12 educational leaders to identify and address critical opportunities for school district partnerships and develops programs and initiatives to address those needs. Maintains appropriate lines of communication with all school district stakeholders including superintendents, administrators, deans of instruction, principals and counselors.

Promotes college-readiness programs such as Summer Bridge, TexPREP, and Recovery programs. Assesses the quality and effectiveness of programs and initiatives and formulates plans for continued improvement, while ensuring compliance with accreditation requirements. Participates and contributes to institutional-wide planning in support of the mission and goals of the College. Represents South Texas College on local, regional, state, national taskforces and committees.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Oversees the Dual Credit Programs and School District Partnerships staff (Early College High Schools and Dual Credit Partnerships, Academies and High School Projects and Programs, and Dual Credit Program Instructional Pathways).
  2. Collaborates with K-12 educational leaders to identify and address critical needs of the school districts partners and develops programs and initiatives to address those needs.
  3. Provides oversight and leadership for the growth and quality of the pre-college programs such as Dual Credit Programs, Projects, and Initiatives.
  4. Leads and monitors the success of all Dual Credit Programs including the dual credit course offerings, Early College High Schools and Dual Credit Partnerships, Academies and High School Projects and Programs.
  5. Develops and promotes all student college-readiness programs such as Summer Bridge, TexPREP, and Recovery programs.
  6. Assesses the quality and effectiveness of all dual credit programs and formulates plans for continued improvement.
  7. Provides leadership in assessing the instructional needs of the school districts in the College’s service area, and maintains appropriate lines of communication with key school district stakeholders including the district’s superintendents, administrators, deans of instruction, principals, and counselors.
  8. Identifies, develops, implements and articulates initiatives which provide a clear high school to college pathway for students, parents, families and support members, working with appropriate school district personnel, community agencies, and college constituencies.
  9. Supports college enrollment goals by developing and coordinating K-12 and community initiatives that connect students to higher education and South Texas College in particular, working with others on campus to increase market penetration in local high schools and advance efforts to increase equity for students from traditionally under-represented populations.
  10. Leads the development of a contemporary and comprehensive early college strategy and the implementation of the approved plan.
  11. Oversees site visits by other colleges and universities and events with school districts within the College’s service area.
  12. Serves as financial manager of the department and oversees the department’s budget development.
  13. Recommends the development or modification of necessary policies in the areas of dual credit education for continued sustainability and improvement.
  14. Ensures compliance with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) rules and Southern Associate of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) accreditation requirements.
  15. Represents the College in the community and with regulatory agencies, local boards, and advisory councils.
  16. Recommends and participates in the development of professional development for the dual credit faculty.
  17. Collaborates closely with the department of Grant Development, Management, and Compliance to seek grant opportunities to support innovative initiatives in the dual credit area.
  18. Maintains familiarity with the College’s programs, policies, procedures, and academic standards.
  19. Serves as Campus Security Authority.
  20. Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Education and Experience:
  1. Master’s Degree required, field of Education preferred. Doctorate Degree preferred.
  2. At least three (3) years of progressive administrative/supervisory experience with public schools, community colleges, and/or universities required; with 5 years of administrative experience preferred.
  3. Experience in a post-secondary education institution, preferred.


Checks, Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:
  1. All applicants are subject to a national criminal background check under South Texas College policy.
  2. Security Sensitive position: In addition, subject to federal background check.
  3. Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and proof of liability insurance.


EEO Statement:
Equal Employment Opportunity
South Texas College is an equal education and equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. As an equal education institution and equal opportunity employer, the College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. Discrimination is prohibited and the College will comply with all applicable College policies, and state and federal legislation. This policy extends to individuals seeking employment with and admission to the College.

Title IX Statement
Title IX of the Education Amendments 1972 (20 U.S.C. s1681 et seq.) and its implementing regulations, 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX), “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

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