Dean, Academic Excellence and Support

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Posting Number S140658 Position Title Dean, Academic Excellence and Support Department Academic Excellence and Support Division Administrative Services Classification Administrative FLSA Classification Exempt Union/Non Union Non Union Full Time / Part Time? Full Time Hours per week n/a Temporary? No Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 06/10/2019 Closing Date 06/23/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

• Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check
• Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College
• Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Advertising Summary

Would you like to work for one of the first choices of employment?

Do you want to be part of a strategic organization?

One that prides itself on educating our future workforce.

Tucked in the middle of a wildlife preserve, bridging the banks of a lake and surrounded by its own Arboretum, Joliet Junior College is an educational community that embraces diversity and promotes personal growth. Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC. We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

The recruitment of qualified and diverse faculty and staff is the cornerstone of JJC’s commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace. The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)

•Medical
•Dental
•Vision

Flexible Spending Account

403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings

Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)

Long Term Disability

Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:

•Federal holidays
•Vacation
•Personal
•Sick

Link to Human Resources website

http://www.jjc.edu/about-jjc/college-leadership/administration/human-resources

Job Description

POSITION TITLE:DEAN, Academic Excellence and Support AFACAD-DEAN01
STATUS:Full time
DEPARTMENT:Academic Affairs
DIVISION:Academic Affairs
CLASSIFICATION:Exempt
UNION:Non-union
REPORTS TO:Vice President, Academic Affairs
PLACEMENT: Administrative, grade S15
MINIMUM PAY RATE:commensurate with experience

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Dean facilitates effective leadership and provides responsive management, and delivers timely supervision to the departments, offices, and programs. Responsibilities include direct oversight of the Curriculum Management, Course and Program Articulation, Special articulation emphasis on 3+1 and 1+3 University Partnerships, Library, Center for Excellence, Faculty Professional Development, iCampus, Cooperative Agreements/Chargebacks, Academic Scheduler, Adjunct Faculty Center/Adjunct Faculty Development and Seminars. Honors, Phi Theta Kappa, and International Study Abroad Programs, and Dual Credit.

The Dean advances the academic vision and leadership required to achieve high standards of excellence in instruction and services with measurable outcomes for faculty, staff and students as they relate to academic planning, programming, and assessment. The Dean maintains and builds relationships with internal and external stakeholders and incorporates a strategic and collaborative approach in the development of programs, faculty, services and resource management, while working within budget parameters. Occasional extended hours or weekends may be required.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Provide leadership and supervision to the Academic Excellence and Support leadership team (directors, managers, and coordinators) that oversee departments, offices, and programs, which report to the Dean of Academic Excellence and Support: Curriculum Management, Course and Program Articulation, Special articulation emphasis on 3+1 and 1+3 University Partnerships, Library, Center for Excellence, Faculty Professional Development, iCampus, Cooperative Agreements/Chargebacks, Academic Scheduler, Adjunct Faculty Center/Adjunct Faculty Development and Seminars, Honors, Phi Theta Kappa, International Study Abroad Programs, and Dual Credit. Provide oversight leadership for the New Faculty Seminar; coordinate Illinois Articulation Initiative and Form 13 agreements.
2.Provide leadership and direction on issues of staffing, employee development, conflict resolution, training, facilities utilization, and budget management. This involves reviewing and approving expenditures, travel, and other budgetary requests.
3.Provide leadership to facilitate excellence in support of teaching and learning initiatives aligned with JJC’s Strategic Goals and Plan, Academic Master Plan, Academic Program Updates (APU), and designated College continuous quality improvement processes to advance effective teaching and learning strategies.
4.Provide leadership for the academic programs’ strategic planning activities to align with JJC’s Strategic Goals and Plan, Academic Master Plan, Academic Program Updates (APU), and designated College continuous quality improvement processes for program improvement.
5.Provide leadership in the development and administration of policies, procedures, and work processes related to academic matters.
6.Administer the subdivision capital and operational budgets.
7.Advocate for faculty, staff and students as a member of Deans’ team.
8.Collaborate with the Grant Department (i.e. grants) in seeking external funds to support academic excellence initiatives.
9.Demonstrate support for college staff diversity plan.
10.Participate in professional development activities to maintain the skills necessary to the positions.
11.Facilitate and establish partnerships with external stakeholders.
12.Coordinate college-wide professional development activities and training as co-chair of Professional Development Advisory Team. Direct and facilitate professional development programming and planning in support of teaching and learning within academic affairs.
13.Oversee Academic Exception Policy/Student Refund appeal process.
14.Serve on the college administrative team and other designated ad hoc, college standing committees, and professional organizations as required. Participate in department, campus, college-wide, and community meetings in order to exchange ideas with colleagues and gain valuable information about the needs of the internal and external community.
15.Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1.Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution.
2.Five (5) years of teaching experience.
3.Three (3) years of educational administrative and supervisory experience at director or department head level.
4.Excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills.
5.Strategic capability and thinking skills.
6.Strong problem solving, judgment, and decision making skills.
7.Ability to negotiate and influence others.
8.Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of students and the various learning barriers that exist.
9.Ability to effectively build and maintain relationships.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
1.Earned doctorate
2.Five (5) years of educational administrative and supervisory experience at director or department head level.
3.Full-time teaching experience at a community college.
4.Experience with learning technologies and online and hybrid/blended courses.
5.Administrative experience at a community college.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
1.Normal office physical demands.
2.Ability to travel between campus locations and to and from community events.
3.Ability to travel in state and nationally.

WORKING CONDITIONS
1.Duties are performed indoors in the usual office environment.
2.May require occasional extended hours, evenings or weekends.

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:
• Satisfactory results of a background check
• Post-offer, pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College
• Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity.

ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT (ASR) NOTICE FIRE SAFETY REPORT (FSA) and MISSING PERSON POLICY (MPP) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN “ON CAMPUS” STUDENT HOUSING
Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in “on campus” student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website :
www.jjc.edu/cleryreport

If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses.
This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least three (3) years of educational administrative and supervisory experience at director or department head level?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have at least five (5) years of teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please briefly tell us about your experience working with students with various academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.Please limit your response to no more than 4-5 sentences. If you do not have any experience with this, type 'none'.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have a doctoral degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have at least five (5) years of educational administrative and supervisory experience at director or department head level?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have full-time teaching experience at a community college?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have experience with learning technologies and online and hybrid/blended courses?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you have administrative experience at a community college?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

 

 

 

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