Associate Dean, Business and Applied Technology

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Associate Dean, Business and Applied Technology

Department: Learning and Engagement - West

Location: Western Campus

Reports To: Dean, Learning and Engagement-W

Recruitment Type: External/Internal

Requisition ID: req913

Employment Type: Administration and Professionals


Union Position: Non-Union

Work Schedule: Standard College Hours: M-F, 8:30am-5pm

Number of Openings: 1

Job Description:


Provides leadership and administrative management to Business and Applied Technologies disciplines at the assigned Campus.

Supports campus strategic initiatives related to Business and Applied Technologies.

Manages the departmental academic schedule.

Responsible for campus and division/center-wide communication related to faculty expectations, plans, and activities.


Provides leadership and management for Business and Applied Technologies at the assigned Campus

· Works in coordination with the College-wide programs to ensure students’ access to a variety of courses as well as to provide campus support for faculty

· Responsible for the development, review and evaluation of academic plans, curriculum, programs,
course schedules and budgets within Business and Applied Technologies

· Recruits, selects, supervises and evaluates faculty and Business and Applied Technologies staff

· Supports leadership in the successful deployment of related Campus strategic initiatives; strengthen the pipeline from secondary to post-secondary education and experiential opportunities that increase students’ workforce readiness, degree and certificate completion

· Identifies grant opportunities geared toward increasing students’ experiential, research and
co-op experiences in a variety of fields

· Responsible for identifying public relations and marketing strategies that promote collaboration with community and industry partners

· Collaborates with other academic area team members as part of the Campus-based academic
leadership team in order to keep programs relevant and current

· Develops and manages the Business and Applied Technologies’ academic schedule, handles student issues, conducts curriculum assessment, evaluation, and revisions as necessary

· Ensures the communication of plans, activities and expectations for faculty and staff at various levels of the department and within the division

· Performs other duties as assigned




· Master’s degree in a related field

· Minimum of six years of related leadership experience in an professional setting or higher
education environment

· Demonstrated related general experience including:

o Demonstrated teaching experience at the College level

o Demonstrated executive experience planning, assigning, scheduling, supervising and ensuring the quality of the work of others

o Demonstrated experience forecasting, planning, maintaining, preparing, and monitoring a business area’s budget

o Demonstrated experience effectively making decisions that have significant, broad implications on the management and operations of a division (or equivalent business area)

o Demonstrated effectiveness in a role requiring dynamic and abstract problem solving methods
in adaptive situations


Possess comprehensive knowledge of Higher Education leadership theories, concepts and practices with the ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations as it pertains to the divisional focus.

Possess broad based knowledge of existing and emerging pedagogies and academic delivery systems.

Possess broad based knowledge of supporting student success.

Ability to manage and supervise a diverse staff

Possess strong management skills

Possess a commitment to working with cross-functional teams

Possess a commitment to professional development and continuous learning and improvement
Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Possess strong organizational and time-management skills

Demonstrated creative thinker and a problem solver

Works accurately with great attention to detail

Possess advanced-level project management skills

Possess basic-level Blackboard skills (or equivalent program)

Possess intermediate-level Banner skills (or equivalent program)

Possess intermediate-level skills with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Possess basic-level skills with Microsoft Access

Ability to independently set goals and determine best course of action to achieve desired results

Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity

Ability to facilitate top-level collaboration while managing sensitive issues

Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality

Possess sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population



Quality of Work


Service Focus


Time Utilization
Continuous Improvement



· Earned Doctorate degree in a related field


(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 Note:

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.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/22/2019
Application Due: 5/10/2019
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