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Dean of Academic Affairs, Research and Assessment

Bunker Hill Community College
Boston, MA

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Category:: Administrators
Department:: Academic & Student Affairs
Locations:: Boston, MA
Posted:: Sep 28, 2021
Closes:: Oct 28, 2021 - 11:59 PM EDT
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: NUP
Position ID:: 137442

About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at several satellites and instructional sites throughout the Greater Boston area. The largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, BHCC serves some 18,000 students annually, focusing on holistic student services to ensure student retention and persistence. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Bunker Hill is also a Hispanic Service Institution, defined as an institution that has an enrollment of undergrad full-time equivalent students that is at least 25 percent Hispanic students. Approximately 1000 international students attend from 100 countries, speaking more than 75 languages.

Living in Boston

Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America. Twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offer more than 600,000 residents the opportunity to taste, touch, and experience things from all over the world. Neighbors benefit from exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, and a solid network of parks, community centers, and libraries. For more information about Boston go to:

Job Description:

Reporting to the Provost / Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, the Dean of Academic Affairs is part of the academic leadership team whose shared focus is the development, implementation and support of data informed innovative academic programs and initiatives that promote student access, equity and achievement. With these goals in mind, the Dean is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction in the following areas:

Institutional Effectiveness

  • Oversee the Office of Institutional Effectiveness to sustain relevant, high-quality data collection and analysis, research and evaluation.
  • In partnership with the Provost and other college stakeholders, lead the development and implementation of an integrated planning, assessment and evaluation system across the institution.
  • Collaborate with division and program heads in the development and execution of academic and non-academic program assessment plans and processes.
  • Serve as a strategic partner in the creation of an environment that promotes and supports using research and data analysis to guide decision making and institutional improvement through innovative and professional leadership in the college planning process, operational effectiveness and policy formation.
  • Oversee and assure accurate and timely institutional reporting to external constituencies and maintenance of data systems where necessary.
  • Utilize analytical tools to respond to internal and external requests for information, monitor institutional performance against local, regional and national benchmarks, conduct analyses to support college planning, enrollment management, program review and assessment.
  • Lead and coordinate on-going accreditation activities and continuous improvement efforts.

Academic Affairs

Represent the Office of the Provost on the development of policies, programs and projects.

  • Oversee Adjunct Faculty Services and the resource needs for adjunct faculty members across the five academic divisions on all campuses and satellites.
  • Oversee academic suspension and probation processes with an emphasis on data-driven decision making, an asset-based student development model, and targeted student supports.
  • Manage the curriculum implementation process in collaboration with the Curriculum Committee chairperson and other stakeholders.
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of the online catalog and curriculum maps.
  • Oversee the academic calendar committee in the development of the Academic Calendar.
  • Oversee the onboarding of new fulltime and adjunct faculty, and the full-time and adjunct Division of Continuing Education (DCE) faculty evaluation processes for all five academic divisions.
  • Performs other related tasks as required


Education and Experience

  • Minimum 5-7 years of progressively responsible experience including management of personnel and budgets, including effective management of professional staff and collaboration with faculty
  • Master's Degree in a relevant field, or an equivalent combination of education and professional experience; doctorate preferred
  • Proven leadership of a client-oriented service function at an institution of higher education
  • Strong analytical skills and quantitative and qualitative research knowledge and experience
  • Demonstrated experience proactively utilizing data and research to identify and make recommendations on institutional issues
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills with the ability to shape complex information into presentations that are understandable to diverse audiences
  • Current knowledge of federal and state higher education policies, issues, regulations and trends
  • Successful track-record in managing accreditation activities
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population
  • Experience working with faculty in a shared governance environment

Additional Information:

Salary range: $125,000 - $130,000

Review Date: To Ensure Consideration Application Materials Must Be Received By October 28, 2021

Application Instructions:

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  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

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Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus urban institution, its main campus situated in the historic Charlestown neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. A second campus is located in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts; five satellites are located in the local communities of Cambridge, Chinatown, Revere, Somerville and Boston’s South End.

Founded in 1973 by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, BHCC enrolls more than 8,100 students in day, evening, weekend, web-based and distance learning courses and programs. The College offers more than 68 associate degree and certificate programs that prepare students for successful employment and transfer to four-year universities. Internationally recognized for development of individualized and alternative methods of instruction, BHCC is a leader in distance-learning technologies that enhance and strengthen the learning environment. The College also has expansive course offerings in English as a Second Language and Adult Basic Education.

One of the largest colleges in the state’s community college system, BHCC incorporates multi cultural and international perspectives in its courses, programs and institutional climate. With students from 90 countries, and students of color comprising more than half of the student’s population, BHCC is one of the more diverse and cosmopolitan colleges in New England. The average age of students is 28, nearly two-thirds are women and the majority of students work while attending college. An expansive array of student services supports the varied needs of the BHCC students.

A leader in workforce education, the College’s academic and technical programs offered at two campuses, five satellites and through distance learning models, reflect the workforce of the local and regional economy. The additional resources of the Workforce Development Center and ACT Center further support the Greater Boston communities’ employment training needs. 

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