Dean of the Honors College

Job description

Job Title: Dean of the Honors College
Location: Wolfson Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 998724
Job Details

Job Family

ADMIN - Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC)




$113,897 - Base Salary


The Honors College

Reports To

Campus President

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

FLSA Status

Exempt - Not Elgible for Overtime Compensation

First Review Date

June 14, 2019

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Responsible for providing visionary leadership for The Honors College at Miami Dade College. The individual in this position coordinates and assesses the effectiveness of honors curricula, programs, and other learning opportunities for students and serves as the intellectual leader of The Honors College; additional requirements include leadership in curricular development, admission and retention criteria, transfer pathways for students, program assessment, staff supervision, budgetary matters, and resource development (i.e. fundraising). 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.

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    Advises students, responds to parental concerns (transfers, discipline, dismissals, career options, status, overriding decisions, counseling, etc.) Ensures visibility of THC, presents to the MDC Board, local and national media, identifies students for participation in national, local and special events etc. Responds to required documentations, requests from College President/Campus President / district offices, faculty needs, dean's responsibilities, reports, etc. Provides student support services including scholarships, cultural enrichment and service learning experiences Oversees recruitment, matriculation, graduation and transfer of THC students Makes connections and creates transfer pathways and opportunities for THC students to top colleges and universities throughout the country Manages campus budgets and facilities at four sites Engages college personnel in creating, monitoring, and revising the established academic curriculum and organizing faculty certification Establishes and responds to national organizations for enhanced visibility Serves as liaison for national scholarship award competitions Plans and organizes Entering Class' Orientation and Annual Pinning Ceremony
  • Performs other duties as assigned

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  • Doctorate in Education or related discipline and six (6) years of senior level experience in higher education or equivalent managerial skills and possess demonstrated leadership and creative accomplishments in an administrative role at an institution of higher learning
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge of college educational philosophy and top management administrative practices and proceduresKnowledge of college curricula and instructional programsKnowledge of the goals, objectives, structure and operations of major college institutionsKnowledge and skill in effective communication utilizing public relations principles and practicesKnowledge of college policies and proceduresKnowledge of technological systems as they apply to instructional, administrative, and workplace needsStrategic planning skills to effect change in a multi-cultural environmentSkill in employee development and performance managementStrong leadership skills that promote dedication, creativity, innovation and growthAbility to develop and interpret financial data/plans and manage resourcesAbility to think, reason, and make sound judgments on how responsibilities are completed in compliance with college standards and guidelinesAbility to work effectively in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staffAbility to speak effectively to employees, faculty, staff and community groupsPublic Speaking, Networking/Connections, Event planning, & organizational skills
  • Multi-tasking working with multiple offices, programs, and diverse populations

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  • This function/position has been designated as essential. This means that when the College is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at the College.

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Posted: 6/2/2019
Application Due: 9/21/2019
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