ANNOUNCEMENT OF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Date: Thursday, August 15, 2013
POSITION: Dean of Communication, Mathematics & Learning Support
JOB SUMMARY: Serve as a senior academic administrator responsible for providing college-wide leadership, supervision, guidance and direction for programming, courses, services, faculty and staff in assigned cluster of departments and activities. Responsible for the instructional leadership within the district in conjunction with district leadership; direct, develop, implement and evaluate academic and related programs. Provide leadership for faculty, staff and programs within the District for the development and assessment of new curriculum and programs to meet the needs of the community. Actively participate, develop and/or lead resource development partnerships and community involvement.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The incumbent will:
· Develop, implement, manage and evaluate academic programs and community outreach programs and related services; provide program advice to faculty, staff and students. Hold regularly scheduled meetings with direct reports; promote and support the professional development of district faculty and staff. Provide leadership and management, and maintain accountability for assigned departments’ operations. Assist in the development of marketing strategies leading to program recognition and growth. Provide administrative support and direction to faculty chairs and staff. Work with faculty chairs in assignment of staff, preparation of the College catalog, class schedules, and appropriate budgets.
· Develop, recommend and evaluate short and long-range strategic academic plans and related policies/procedures supporting the educational master plan; monitor program, manage campus enrollments in coordination with leadership team; ensure compliance with College policies and procedures and external accrediting requirements; implement approved programs; recommend modifications as required. Support President and Vice President of Academic Affairs in planning, developing, coordinating, and administering academic and career programs and related academic affairs to maintain educational integrity. Enable the College to develop strategies to meet emerging needs of future learners.
· Develop budget recommendations; manage approved budgets; monitor and oversee equipment/inventories for multiple programs. Manage and direct the preparation of short- and long-range plans and strategic plans of the division and division departments in support of college goals and objectives. Communicate college activities, plans, decisions, and events to division faculty, staff and students. Establish operating procedures for the division, and maintain liaison with other divisions and departments of the college on matters relating to academic programs, physical assets, and facilities.
· Interact with community and local industry representatives and outside agencies to determine needs for existing and additional programs; oversee the development and evaluation of academic services and courses to meet the needs of students and the community; participate in professional and community activities. Develop and participate in external resource development. Increase accountability of both internal and external constituents. Enhance a culture of inquiry in which thoughtful interpretation of assessment information by faculty and staff is used to improve teaching and learning. Engage the College employees in collaborative service to our communities. Respond to the evolving needs of the community in which we find ourselves.
· Oversee course scheduling and development activities, faculty and staff assignments, and overall deployment of instructional delivery of courses within the District.
· Provide strategic and operational leadership in the development, assessment and delivery of high quality, innovative education to a diverse group through degrees, certificate, courses, workshop and other educational events and related activities as determined by the needs of the workplace and the community. Serve as primary contact with assigned department chairs, directors and coordinators.
· Direct and supervise assigned faculty and staff, including overall deployment, evaluations, orientation, coaching and professional development. Supervise staff by assigning and delegating tasks, providing direction, resolving work problems, communicating job expectations, and training employees. Chair selection committees.
EDUCATION: Master’s Degree
EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of directly-related experience at progressively responsible levels.
SPECIAL POSITION CONDITIONS: Required to live in Pinal County. County-wide travel will be required.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform this job include, but are not limited to the following:
· Knowledge of accreditation and certifying agencies’ regulations and standards.
· Knowledge of current education theory and practice.
· Knowledge of instructional programming for extended education programs.
· Knowledge of budget preparation, monitoring and administration.
· Knowledge of state-of-the-art teaching and learning techniques, including technological applications and distance learning
· Knowledge of principles and practices in administration of educational programs in an institution of higher education to include state, federal, and accrediting associations/institutions.
· Knowledge of instructional program development, planning, evaluation, and review with the ability to produce new, imaginative, or innovative solutions different from traditional approaches.
· Knowledge and skill in leadership, management, and supervisory principles, practices, and techniques.
· Knowledge of technological applications in areas of supervision.
· Knowledge in operating a variety of multimedia equipment, computer systems, hardware, and relevant software applications.
· Knowledge of grant writing protocols and compliance procedures.
· Knowledge of program management and development.
· Knowledge of academic advising protocol.
· Skill in supervisory practices and techniques.
· Skill preparing, monitoring, and maintaining budgets.
· Skill solving difficult problems.
· Skill analyzing data and making appropriate recommendations.
· Skill acting as a community liaison, locally and internationally.
· Skill establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, faculty, students and the public.
· Skill in presenting ideas and concepts orally and in writing.
· Skill working in a diverse multi-ethnic, multi-cultural population
· Skill in conflict resolution, leadership and teambuilding.
· Skill developing programs.
· Ability to prepare complex reports and respond to inquires as appropriate.
· Ability to manage multiple projects and inspire others to achieve objectives.
· Ability to work within an open and team environment using collaborative approaches.
· Ability to focus faculty and staff toward student learning.
· Ability to motivate and inspire faculty and staff across campuses.
· Ability to commit to establish, maintain, and assess collaborative educational and service programs.
· Ability to foster creative community and cultural programming.
· Ability to interact and communicate effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
SALARY: Entry salary is $84,520.00
DEADLINE: All application materials must be received in Human Resources by 6:00 p.m., Thursday, September 12, 2013.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: The application packet should consist of:
· Letter of interest
· Current resume
· Central Arizona College application
· Unofficial copies of transcripts reflecting the required degree or course work (For position vacancy that requires college level coursework or degrees)
The Central Arizona College application may be found at www.centralaz.edu/application or by calling the Human Resources Office at 520-494-5235.
Applications not accompanied with the required transcripts will not be considered.
Copies of transcripts should reflect completed course work and conferred degrees. All academic course work and degrees must be from a regionally accredited college or university or be certified by an acceptable agency that the institution is recognized by the appropriate governmental agency in its home country (this is generally stated in the degree evaluation).
Transcripts issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a full translation (word for word) by an acceptable translator. Additionally, each foreign transcript must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited course work by an acceptable agency such as those agencies certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
Applications containing foreign transcripts that are not accompanied with the above required documentation, will not be considered.
Faxed application materials will not be accepted. Application materials may be submitted electronically but it is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all electronic files are readable by Microsoft Office Suite programs. Applications submitted electronically should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Human Resources Department is located in main administration building, H Building, Suite 111 on the Signal Peak Campus at 8470 North Overfield Road, Coolidge, Arizona 8512. Office hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Central Arizona College prohibits discrimination in employment and educational programs based on race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, military status, genetic test information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.