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 - Montgomery
Dean - Instruction (Science, Kinesiology, Health Occupations) #6191 - MC
Leads instructional areas in Science, Kinesiology and Health Occupations divison 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.
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, Instructional Vice Presidents, 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 divisions, VPIs, 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 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.
Ensures that the division offers programs that allow for student success. This includes developing benchmarks through data-informed decisions, developing accountability, and ensuring SACS, GIPWE, and Coordinating Board requirements are met.
Develops budget recommendations and manages budget allocations for effective, efficient and productive educational programs and support services.
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.
Exerts leadership for academic programs based on timely and accurate data. Uses data for continuous program improvement. If necessary, oversees the discontinuation of programs that do not meet student needs or are unsustainable.
Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned.
Master's degree and at least 3 years of teaching experience at post-secondary level
Earned doctorate or similar terminal degree.
Instructional administrative experience.
Salary commensurate with qualifications. First quartile of salary range is: $81,363 - $95,600.
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