Asst Dean, Counseling
Asst Dean, Counseling
Location: Western Campus
Reports To: Dean of Access and Completion
Recruitment Type: External/Internal
Requisition ID: req470
Employment Type: Administration and Professionals
Vacancy Number: CUSTOM.VACANCY.NUMBER
Union Position: Non-Union
Work Schedule: 8:30AM-5:00PM
Number of Openings: 1
SUMMARY Plans, directs and oversees the objectives of the Counseling and Access/Disabled Student Services departments at the Western campus. Provides leadership in the development and oversight of Counseling priorities, budget management and participates in college-wide academic strategic planning initiatives. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Directs all aspects and operations of the Counseling and Access departments and serves as the budget unit leaderProvides leadership in the development and implementation of Counseling departmental initiativesFosters collaboration among disciplines, works with faculty, staff and administrators college-wide to achieve a shared vision for the College’s counseling officesSupervises, develops and manages the performance of a large team of faculty and staffProvides leadership for faculty and staff development Provides support to the campus Transfer Center and collaborates with four year partnersAnalyzes and responds to related faculty and staff needsProvides leadership and guidance for faculty, staff, program managers, deans, and campus presidents pertaining to Counseling business mattersServes as a liaison between the department and the Dean’s CouncilResearches and works with leadership in identifying and cultivating prospective related initiativesMaintains and continuously develops internal and external partnerships in support and advancement of Counseling departmentMonitors and assures quality in the compliance of College policies with the associated governing bodies Oversees the development, maintenance, and administration of the College’s partnership agreements with various agencies and university partners Performs other duties as assigned
Qualifications:REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/TRAININGMaster's degree in counseling, higher education administration or a related fieldSignificant related experience may substitute for educationMinimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in student personnel services or higher education administrationDemonstrated related general experience including:Demonstrated executive experience planning, assigning, scheduling, supervising and ensuring the quality of the work of othersDemonstrated experience forecasting, planning, maintaining, preparing, and monitoring a large business area’s budgetDemonstrated experience effectively making decisions that have significant, broad implications on the management and operations of a division (or equivalent business area)Demonstrated effectiveness in a role requiring dynamic and abstract problem solving methods in adaptive situationsDemonstrated experience with accommodations provided under the American with Disabilities Act KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIESPossess comprehensive knowledge of student support theories, concepts, and practices with the ability to use in complex, difficult, and/or unprecedented unexpected situations as it pertains to the departmental focusAbility to effectively complete work assignments independently Demonstrated advanced project management skillsDemonstrated intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPointAbility to facilitate work teams comprised of internal and external stakeholdersAbility to work accurately with a strong attention to detailPossess strong time management skills and ability to work effectively under the stress of timelinesAbility to support crisis management at the campus and/or division levelAbility to facilitate top-level collaboration while managing sensitive issuesAbility to collaborate, negotiate and resolve conflicts on major projectsAbility to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and qualityPossess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills Ability to collaborate with both internal and external regulatory agenciesPossess sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population CRITICAL COMPETENCIESCollaborationCommunicationQuality of Work VERY IMPORTANT COMPETENCIESService FocusContinuous Improvement IMPORTANT COMPETNCIESAdaptabilityTime Utilization PERFERRED QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/TRAININGMaster’s Degree in Counseling, Guidance, Higher Education Administration, or closely related fieldDemonstrated Counseling or academic program advising experience Demonstrated budget management experience KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIESPossess knowledge/familiarity with the use of student information and/or scheduling systems PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS(The 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.) The work is performed in a normal, professional office environment; The work area is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated; Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the duties of the job and will perform repetitive motions with hands/fingers using a computer mouse and keyboard to type. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items such as papers, files, pamphlets, books, etc.; Work may also require walking and standing in conjunction with travel to and attendance at meetings and conferences away from the worksite
Special Instructions to Applicants: During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.
Affirmative Action Statement: Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.