Recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for the past three years, the Lone Star College System (LSCS) is one of the fastest growing community college systems in Texas. We are the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and second largest community college in the state, serving over 90,000 credit and continuing education students each semester. LSCS is leading the way in creating programs that prepare students to meet the challenges of a global and technological society.
Lone Star College-Cyfair
Dean, Instruction - Transitional Studies and World Languages (#9258) CF
Leads instructional areas in division through planning, development, implementation, and evaluation. Fosters a culture of continuous performance improvement and feedback to ensure curriculum integrity, to address program weaknesses, and to build on program strengths.
Ensures that faculty and programs meet SACS, GIPWE, WECM, Coordinating Board or other accreditation and licensing agency requirements. Responsible for review and approval of all faculty credentials, including but not limited to review of transcripts, exception and equivalency letters, initial hire credential forms.
Engages stakeholders to maintain a long-range plan that will take the division 3-5 years into the future including rollout, budget, staff development, and succession planning plus community awareness.
Coordinates the long-range academic plan for the division with appropriate curriculum committees, deans, vice presidents of instruction, and other college and system leadership.
Guides the division in keeping up-to-date on the latest trends in instructional methods, technology, and effective pedagogies for learning and ensures that these trends are built into the long-range plan for the division.
Builds processes in the division and collaborates with other credit, CE and workforce divisions, vice presidents of instruction, and system-wide deans to ensure schedules are developed to meet student needs, class loads are efficiently distributed, and registration to final grade delivery is seamless.
Develops and implements faculty and staff professional growth plans that address student success and leverage employee talent to achieve college and system goals. Oversees the recruitment, hiring, evaluation, and retention of qualified faculty and staff with attention to diversity. Maintains the human aspects of the division including resolving personnel issues, resolving student issues, developing channels of communication, developing a culture of success, and fostering a culture of evidence.
Communicates effectively to implement the programs of the system, to advocate for the growth of the division, and to allow the division to meet the needs of the surrounding community.
Expands relationships with external constituencies by working with P-12, university partners, attending community functions, and serving on external committees for the betterment of the community. Develops innovative and entrepreneurial partnerships to leverage system resources.
Provides leadership for continuous program improvement. Ensures that the division offers programs that allow for student success. This includes developing benchmarks through data-informed decisions, developing accountability.
Develops budget recommendations and manages budget allocations for effective, efficient and productive educational programs and support services.
Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned.
Master’s degree or higher with at least 3 years of related teaching experience at post-secondary level with progressive instructional administrative experience.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Demonstrated academic leadership abilities.
Demonstrated ability to work with developmental student populations.
Proven innovation in leading change.
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated ability in curriculum and program development and effectiveness.
Expertise in adult learning methodologies as well as evaluation of instructional quality and outcomes.
Ability to function/lead a collaborative work team.
Commitment to the community college mission and student success.
Starting salary is commensurate with experience and education.
How to Apply
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