Provide leadership in establishing and maintaining goals, objectives, and standards for programs in the division.
Initiate and/or support and supervise development and review of curriculum and programs.
Maintain standards for program accreditation and ensure adequacy of program review for relevant accrediting bodies.
Develop and maintain standards for transfer programs and articulations.
Develop and maintain relations with relevant external agencies or organizations. Work with community advisory committees in support of technical degree programs.
Seek funding from external sources for innovative programs or projects when appropriate.
Recommend employment; supervise, evaluate, and recommend retention or dismissal of faculty and staff personnel.
Manage within the parameters of the collective bargaining agreement between the College and the faculty.
Ensure that appropriate support is provided to full and part-time faculty and staff.
Act to resolve conflicts among personnel.
Encourage and support staff/faculty development.
Develop and manage budgets, working in conjunction with department and program chairs in areas of responsibility
Supervise development of semester class schedules, assignment of faculty, ordering of textbooks, and other tasks associated with delivery of instruction by the division.
Respond to faculty, staff, student and stakeholder concerns.
Represent the division within the College and to the general public.
Facilitate and/or participate in College-wide projects as appropriate, including AQIP accreditation processes.
Oversee and develop physical facilities, equipment and technologies related to areas of responsibility
Minimum: 1) Master's degree in a related discipline; 2) Minimum of five years of full-time, college-level teaching experience in one of the disciplines within the scope of the division; 3) A minimum of three years of successful experience as a college or university department chair, program director, assistant or associate dean, dean, etc.
Preferred: 1) Relevant doctorate degree
This is an exempt position with a minimum salary of $74,566 annually. Placement beyond the minimum of the pay grade is dependent upon education and experience. We reimburse, in an amount up to ten percent of the starting annual salary, for relocation from outside of the Greater Cleveland area. Generous college benefits include healthcare and prescription drug coverage, dental and vision insurance, and life and long-term disability insurance - all at minimal or no cost to the employee. Paid time away includes 11 holidays, 23 vacation days per year, 4 personal days, and accrual of 120 sick hour (equal to 15 days) per year.
Only complete application packets will be reviewed by the search committee; therefore, please submit all of the following by MARCH 26, 2010: 1) a completed college employment application (available at www.lakelandcc.edu - click on 'Work at Lakeland'); 2) a resume; 3) a letter of introduction which includes a short statement of your management philosophy; and 4) unofficial college transcripts. Submit materials via e-mail to: HRJobs@lakelandcc.edu, or via mail to: Human Resources Department, Lakeland Community College, 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, OH 44094.