Dean of Social Science, Business & Integrative Learning

Job description

Under the general supervision of the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, responsible for the academic integrity of the courses and programs of study within the Social Sciences, Business and Integrative Learning Division (disciplines include: Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Education, Geography, History, Human Services, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and other miscellaneous Social Sciences courses such as Conflict Resolution; Business Administration; and Integrative Learning. includes the Honors Program, Learning Communities, Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Service Learning) and the overall academic and administrative leadership of the Division programs and courses.

  • Plans, organizes, coordinates and leads Division activities and functions and assists in the development and administration of Division grant projects.
  • Recruits, trains, directs, and evaluates the activities and performance of faculty and staff. Promotes and supports the professional development of faculty and staff.
  • Provides leadership for faculty in designing and implementing a student learning outcomes assessment program.
  • Exercises leadership in the development and evaluation of Division curricula and ensures their quality. Works to create and support educational and training partnerships with external and community organizations. Promotes the development of new, and the management of existing Associate Degree and Certificate Programs. Promotes and develops articulation agreements with baccalaureate institutions and assists with the development of articulation agreements with area high schools.
  • Develops and administers annual Division operating budget. Assists in identifying and seeking opportunities in College fundraising.
  • Works with the Registrar in developing the master course schedule for the Division and is responsible for the assignment of faculty workloads within that schedule.
  • Works with faculty to introduce and use instructional technology, including on-line learning, and alternative and innovative instructional methodologies that enhance student learning.
  • Directly implements the MCCC/MTA and AFSCME Collective Bargaining agreements and College policies related to them.
  • Monitors enrollment and graduation data and provides leadership to the Division on recruitment, marketing, and retention issues.
  • Assists the Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs as requested in carrying out college-wide assignments beyond the scope of the Division.
  • Qualifications

    REQUIRED: Master’s Degree in a Social Science, Business or related discipline; Higher education teaching experience; Experience as a department chair or higher; understanding of and commitment to the mission of a twenty-first century comprehensive community college; Familiarly with range of pedagogies including distance learning; Familiarity with outcomes assessment; Demonstrated cultural competency; Ability to communicate effectively and provide leadership in the support of teaching and learning and building an effective team of professionals; Demonstrated leadership in the creation of development of new and successful projects and programs; and the ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

    PREFERRED: Doctorate degree; some experience (administrative or educational) at the community college level; experience with collective bargaining agreements; leadership of educational assessment and/or accountability initiatives; distance learning efforts, and experience with grant administration.

    Non-Unit Professional Position

    Hours: 37.5 hrs.

    Funding Source: State
    Anticipated Starting Date: July 1, 2021

    - All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. HCC is not sponsoring H1B Visa.
    - Pre-Employment Background check, including Criminal History will be conducted for all positions.


    Holyoke Community College is committed to excellence and opportunity through diversity in education and employment. Holyoke Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, and national origin, in its education programs or employment.

     

     

     

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    Job No:
    Posted: 2/19/2021
    Application Due: 3/17/2021
    Work Type: Full Time
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