Department Chairperson, School of Continuing Education & Professional Development

Job description

Job Title Department Chairperson, School of Continuing Education & Professional Development
Job ID 998030
Location InterAmerican Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

Job Details

Job Family
ADMIN- Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC)
$84,303 - Flat Rate
School of Continuing Education & Professional Development
Reports To
School Director
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation

Job Summary

The Continuing Education and Professional Development Chairperson is a managerial employee who acts on behalf of the College, provides academic and programmatic leadership to the department and serves as integral member of College and Campus administrative teams, and works closely with the Academic Dean, Associate Deans, School Directors and Campus President. This is a Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC) position for which an annual contract reflecting the base salary within the fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th) will be issued after ratification by Miami Dade College's District Board of Trustees.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Hires, supervises and evaluates personnel
  • Implements non-credit instructional programs
  • Prepares and maintains budgets, labs and equipment
  • Provides opportunities for student success in a variety of courses and programs
  • Resolves issues and problems that may arise with instructional staff, program management staff students
  • Oversees the department in a self-supporting fiscal environment
  • Accountable for the growth and innovation of the Department
  • Serves as the primary source of information and leadership for the campus regarding non-credit instructional programming with particular emphasis on the State guidelines for Continuing Workforce Education instruction
  • Accounts for the growth of the Department in a dynamic area where innovation is the norm
  • Represents the College as required on a local, state and national organizations and initiatives
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree and five (5) years of related experience as a mid-level manager in either non-credit programs or similar experience in an academic or entrepreneurial setting
  • All educational degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Knowledge and understanding of a wide range of instructional systems development, training methods, techniques and formats
  • Knowledge of the requirements of accreditation agencies
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate (both written and oral) with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
  • Skill in budget preparation and management
  • Ability to demonstrate efficient organizational skills
  • Skill in Microsoft and database computer applications
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents
  • Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to supervise and train assigned staff including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule which may include evening and weekend assignments





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Posted: 12/22/2018
Application Due: 1/18/2019
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