Provides leadership and management for the Math and Applied Technologies programs at the Western Campus, specifically: Automotive, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Fire Technology, Law Enforcement, Mechanical Engineering Technology and Pre-Engineering. Supports the Academic Dean in the successful deployment of strategic initiatives on the Campus. Works closely with the advisory committee, maintains contact/relationship with business and industry and is committed to student success/completion agenda.
Responsible for the development, review and evaluation of academic plans, curriculum, programs, course schedules and budgets within the division. Recruits, selects, supervises and evaluates faculty and division/departmental staff. Ensure the communication of plans, activities and expectations for faculty and staff at various levels within the campus and within the division. Collaborates with other academic area team members as part of the campus-based academic leadership team in order to keep programs relevant and current. Develops and manages the division’s academic schedule, handles student issues, conducts curriculum assessment, evaluation, and revisions as necessary. May be assigned to support college-wide coordination of planning, resource allocation and quality assurance for the assigned discipline. Keeps close contact with business and industry and advisory boards in an effort to keep curriculum current and bring needed resources to the College.
Master’s degree in Math, an applied technology or a related field
Demonstrated experience at a department manager or higher level in Math or applied technologies within a college or industry setting
Demonstrated leadership skills
A commitment to one’s own professional development
Ability to work collaboratively with one’s peers in other disciplines, functional units and sister campuses
Creative thinker and problem solver
Experience in supervising faculty and/or staff in daily divisional operations, budget management and program coordination
Demonstrated commitment to student success and to enhancing teaching and learning
Experience working with and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse population
Doctorate degree in Math, an applied technology or a related field
Teaching experience at the college level
Demonstrated experience or working knowledge of academic quality systems
Experience with diverse technology applications including SCT Banner
Demonstrated ability to adapt and respond quickly to the changing needs of the organization and its internal and external constituents.
Excellent organizational skills
Takes initiative in seeing projects through to completion.
Knowledge and experience in curriculum development and program review