Dean, Construction and Electronics Division & Communications and Information Technology Division

Location
Lincoln, Nebraska
Posted
Jun 10, 2021
Executive Administration Jobs
Deans
Institution Type
Community College

Under the direction of the Vice President of Instruction, the Division Dean manages/administers the day-to-day operations of all instructional programs and courses offered by the division. This includes planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and evaluating activities of the division and division staff. The Division Dean supervises contract and adjunct instructors and support staff needed to meet class schedules. The Division Dean also serves as the communication link between staff and campus administration.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Administer Staffing and Staff Functions The Division Dean will recommend for appointment, organize, supervise and evaluate division staff in cooperation with the Vice President for Instruction. The Division Dean will travel to the representative campuses and locations to perform the essential functions of the instructional division. Campus Locations The Division Dean will work with the administration and staff of the three campuses to ensure the effective operation of the division. Manage Division Budget The Division Dean will develop, justify, monitor, and manage an annual budget for the divisions and a Dean cost center budget. Organize and Coordinate Class Offerings Coordinate course scheduling, instructional schedules, facility utilization, and assist with student registration, book ordering and student record keeping within the division and between divisions. Participate on Area Instructional Team Serve as division representative on the Area Instructional Team, Ad Hoc Committees/Teams, and assist in the review formulation and revision of college operating procedures. Remain Current in Events and Developments Related to This Position Increase and improve personal administrative and supervisory skills as well as knowledge relative to community colleges, division program(s) course curriculum and post-secondary education developments in general through supplemental sources such as in-service activities, conferences, workshops, technical updates and personal self-study. Ensure Compliance with Administrative Directives The Division Dean will review, monitor and administer division operations to ensure these are consistent with the policies, regulations and operating procedures of the college and campuses. Inform and interpret to staff any changes in these directives. Program Planning and Improvement Develop, justify and implement plans for the maintenance and growth of the division which are consistent with campus/college goals and objectives. This includes continuous program evaluation and refinement and an on-going search for ways to improve the quality of instruction. Participate in the long range planning process, the student learning assessment process and the monitoring of those plans for the ongoing review and changes in a particular division or program area. Cooperation/Coordination/Collaboration Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with other divisions, education institutions, business/industries and the communities we serve. Attend program and college meetings and serve on assigned teams. Other Duties as Assigned Perform related work as required to ensure the effective operation of the division. Promote/Support Diversity Promote and support the College’s diversity goals; promote/support Access, Fair Employment, EEO, Equity and Diversity programs. Promote/Support the Organizational Environment through Goal 9 of the Strategic Plan: Promote and support the College’s organizational environment goals. Maximize operational efficiency by enhancing policies and procedures, staffing, and communication processes and practices. Enhance positive communication processes and practices, and maximize a positive and engaging organizational environment by encouraging input, reflective and transparent communication, and compassion and respect toward the views and ideas of others.

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