Dean of Public Safety
Position DescriptionProvide district-wide leadership and general supervision for faculty and staff in the Public Safety Division which includes the Criminal Justice, Emergency Medical Services, Fire,and Traffic Safety programs; is knowledgeable of the WTCS guidelines related to the Public Safety programs; is committed to meeting the College vision and customer service requirements of providing the highest quality lifelong learning opportunities to anyone, anywhere, anytime and anyway with a focus on real life, real learning.
As a member of Leadership, the Dean of Public Safety will portray a broad institutional perspective that supports the College's mission, vision, and goals while fostering and creating an environment that strives to anticipate and meet customer needs. A Leader will support a shared leadership culture through participation in and facilitation of teams.
In addition, Leaders will live NTCs operating principles of integrity, respect, learning, collaboration, responsibility, innovation, and service.Duties & Responsibilities1. Lead planning, budgeting, and resource allocation efforts.• Provide organizational leadership, with the involvement of staff, to division level planning.• Lead and conduct annual operational planning (prioritization, implementation, and evaluation) in areas such as facilities, instructional technology, equipment, change objectives, etc.
• Develop, manage, and monitor overall division budget, ensuring well-planned resource identification and allocation to maintain appropriate learning environments.Manage the Merrill Public Safety Center of Excellence (PSCOE)• Provide leadership and direction to the PSCOE staff
• Create, coordinate and deliver scheduled training eventso Scheduling and maintenance of open-access calendar
o Registration of classes -
o Coordinating contract events and special events
o Supervision of faculty - Scheduling, RIPs,
o Invoicing agencies and businesses• Manage scheduled and contracted training events at the facility
• Coordinate cost recovery for all training events at PSCOE
• Develop and deliver regional and national cost recovery training events at PSCOE.
• Coordinate personnel and the resources at PSCOE to carry out training events.
2. Regulate the PSCOE's cooperative agreements and inter-agency arrangements• Ensure that training deliverables are met
• Ensure that required reporting is done in accordance with NTC performance standards
• Ensure compliance with College and federal/state regulations.
• Identify and pursue new training and funding opportunities.
• Coordinate solicitation of proposals through NTC's Resource Development Unit.• Seek out new funding opportunities through ongoing outreach at the federal, state, and local level, by promoting PSCOE capabilities.
• Participate in local and regional professional organizations includingo county-wide emergency management meetings
o regional fire department meetings
o regional police chiefs meetings
o local agency annual meetings 3. Direct, support, and evaluate the work of staff.• Hire, supervise and evaluate division staff.
• Promote professional development of staff within the division
4. Provide direction for the curricula of the division.• Oversee the supervision of the associate degree programs, technical diploma programs, apprenticeship programs, certificates, contract services, courses and all forms of continuing education, ensuring viable, relevant programming to meet customer needs.
• Ensure program assessment and accreditation processes.
• Direct the investigation, development, and implementation of new program offerings in response to business, industry, labor, government and community needs.
• Ascertain that instructional activities conform to state and district policies.
• Participate in program evaluation and development of enhancement plans.
5. Ensure that the college goals of growth and innovation, strategic partnerships, fiscal strength, continuous improvement, and organizational development are met.• Monitor division productivity utilizing key performance indicators.
• Conduct annual review of all degree and diploma programs based on established measures.
• Lead necessary adjustments in staff effort, assignment priorities, resources and collaboration with other departments of the college.
6. Coordinate college-wide activities.• Assist the Vice President for Learning in supervision of instructional support areas.
• Collaborate with Student Services, Administrative and Finance Services to ensure integrated and comprehensive institutional support.
7. Associated responsibilities• Support the program transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities.
• Implement and support shared programs with other technical colleges.
• Support articulation agreements with high schools.
• Support faculty and the advising of students.
• Address student issues as appropriate.
• Collaborate with other divisions of the college to effectively utilize resources.
• Develop and maintain community, state, and national linkages appropriate to the role of the dean.
• Establish and maintain a working relationship with WTCS state consultants and other technical colleges.
• Participate on committees, projects, task forces, etc. as appropriate.
• List the ongoing input of employers and students through advisory committees, professional organizations, evaluation processes, and other community contacts.
• Monitor the effectiveness of program advisory committees.
The duties and responsibilities listed are intended to describe the essential functions of persons assigned to this job. They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.Qualifications
1. Master's Degree in an appropriate field preferred. Two years teaching experience preferably in higher education.
2. A minimum of three years administrative experience which includes:
• Strong commitment and experience working in a team environment.
• Experience and understanding of alternative instructional delivery methods.
• Creative and innovative leadership and administrative skills.
• Ability to ascertain and meet community, customer, and learning needs.
• Provide effective use of human relations, communication, decision-making, problem-solving, data analysis skills and budget development.
• Experience in conflict resolution.
• Strong budget planning and organizational skills.
• Broad understanding and commitment to promote cultural awareness and diversity within the college community.3. Knowledge of the following Public Safety Programs and the WTCS Guidelines related to these programs:
a. Criminal Justice
b. Emergency Medical Services
d. Traffic Safety
e. Sign Language
4. Knowledge of group facilitation, coaching, problem solving, conflict resolution, negotiations, human relations, customer service, communication, curriculum and program development, instructional methodologies, delivery methods, educational planning, and educational administration.
5. Knowledge of personnel evaluation processes, program evaluation processes, and professional development processes.
6. Knowledge of financial planning, budget implementation and costing for educational programming.
7. Knowledge of how to develop and implement partnerships.
8. Skills in data analysis and knowledge of grant management, reports, correspondence, state documentation, recommendations, justification, documents, and memos.
9. Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver's license and the ability to meet NTC's insurance carrier standards.
10. Eligible for Wisconsin Technical College System Board qualifications as an instructor.Physical Demands
6 to 8 hours: Performing repetitive movements and working indoors
4 to 5 hours: Grasping and sitting
1 to 3 hours: Balancing, bending, driving, reaching, standing, twisting, walking and working outdoors
Less than 1 hour: Climbing, crawling, kneeling, pulling, pushing, working at heights and working in temperature extremes
Lifting and Carrying:
Less than 10 pounds: 15 or more repetitions per hour
10 to 20 pounds: 10-15 repetition(s) per hour
20-50 pounds: 1-10 repetition(s) per hour
50-100 pounds: Less than 1 repetition per hour
More than 100 pounds with help: Less than 1 repetition per hour
Additional Physical Requirements:
Vision: Adequate with aid to read instructions, labels, documents, computer screens, and differentiate between colors.
Hearing: Adequate with aid to understand oral requests, telephone conversation, and PA systems.
Required Employee Program Safety Training:
AED/CPR, bloodborne pathogen, emergency action plan, emergency procedures, ergonomics (office/workplace), fall protection, personal protective equipment and slips, trips and falls