Summary: As a member of the College’s Instructional Leadership Team, the Dean embraces an institutional perspective, which supports the College’s mission, vision, and strategic goals while fostering and creating an environment which is passionate about meeting and exceeding student and community and workforce development needs. This position is responsible for providing leadership, supervision, guidance and direction for all instructional programming, curriculum, services, policies, procedures, and personnel for the Business & Technology division. This position will make a positive difference in the lives of students and the community by building a competitive workforce in an accessible and caring learning environment.
· Lead the development of new programs, program expansions and certificates.
· Provide overall leadership and evidence based research for the division’s strategic planning activities to align with the college’s Strategic Plan, Academic Master Plan, and continuous quality improvement processes.
· Provide direction for course scheduling and manage all instructional staff assignments with appropriate staffing levels.
· Lead the development of curriculum design and delivery of instructional programs and courses.
· Partner with faculty and support services to recruit, retain, and advise students.
· Oversee the internships for division programs and collaborate with Student Services on other internships and experiential learning
· Administer current instructional contract and collaborate with human resources staff in matters related to the contract.
· Collaborate with Workforce Solutions in meeting the needs of employers and students.
· Work with all areas of the college on systems and processes to meet customer needs and for continuous improvement.
· Administer shared program agreements.
· Develop articulation agreements.
· Lead and/or support program specific accreditation and state review activities.
· Participate on college, statewide, program advisory and community committees and events.
· Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the Business & Technology division.
· Carry out managerial responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Provide supervision for the division faculty and support staff.
· Exemplify college values in all staff and student interactions, as well as services delivered.
Education, Training and Experience
· Master's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline is required.
· A minimum of two years’ teaching experience using alternative delivery formats.
· Two years’ occupational experience outside the field of education is required.
· Five years of demonstrated successful leadership in an educational setting preferred.
· Leadership experience in career, technical and adult education preferred.
*Note: Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview for a position.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Belief in the value of technical colleges as centers of educational opportunity, preparing diverse learners to meet the needs of the present and the future workforce.
- Student-centered philosophy and approach.
- Demonstrated skill in building relationships.
- Demonstrated written and oral communication skills including effective listening.
- Commitment to using student outcomes and competency/performance based on standards to assess effectiveness.
- Demonstrated skill in developing and evaluating academic programs to meet workforce needs.
- Ability to build consensus, to bring about constructive change using participatory processes, and to work effectively with diverse students, faculty and staff.
- Demonstrated skill in planning, budgeting, and resource allocation.
- Ability to successfully manage projects utilizing project management tools.
- Effective communication skills and ability to represent the College to internal and external constituencies.
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite. Must be able to quickly learn new technology.
Conditions of Employment
- Employment conditional on completion of a Background Information Disclosure (BID) and the results acceptable to the College.
- Must be certifiable by the WTCS as an instructional supervisor.
Beginning: Friday, September 14, 2012
Closing: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, to ensure full consideration, application should be submitted for receipt no later than Friday, October 12, 2012, 4:30p.m.
Online Application Process
Please visit www.gotoltc.edu, select the ‘Job Seekers’ link, choose ‘Create/Edit Employment Application’, and follow the online application process instructions. For additional assistance, please contact Human Resources at 920.693.1863.