Associate Dean, Arts, Science, and Education

Associate Dean, Arts, Science, and Education

Employer

Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186

Job Location

PHYSICAL ADDRESS:

Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360

(Located between Thomasville and Lexington off of Hwy 29/70)

Salary/Grade

Non-published: Salary is commensurate with education and direct experience

Benefits

State of NC Full-time Benefits

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Monday, April 30, 2018
Closes: Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Target Start Date

Friday, June 1, 2018

Expected Work Hours

As required to meet the needs of the facility.

Reports to

Vice President, Academic Affairs

Employment Type

Full-time Executive - Dean

Minimum Qualifications

  • Masters' degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Demonstrated commitment to assessment and evaluation of courses and programs
  • Skill in the use of computers and commitment to using technology
  • Competence in use of computer applications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with others
  • Ability to provide leadership in anticipating and responding to change
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships across the college community
  • Commitment to the mission of a comprehensive community college
  • Demonstrated commitment to a student-centered philosophy and approach to learning
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including day, evening, and weekend hours at multiple sites
  • Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
  • Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
  • Collaborating and facilitating
  • Creating and innovating
  • Anticipating and responding to change
  • Providing vision and leadership
  • Assessment of student learning
  • Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the planning and implementation of CCR/Basic Skills programming
  • Teaching experience at a community college
  • Successful management experience in higher education, preferably at a community college
  • Experience in the supervision of academic divisions/departments

Position Description

The Associate Dean, School of Arts, Science, and Education is responsible for planning, management and evaluation of the English and mathematics courses, as well as transition courses that lead to entry into curriculum courses and programs of study. The Associate Dean also is responsible for implementing and overseeing College and Career Readiness (CCR) programs and services.  This position reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.  Specific responsibilities include:
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Represents academic programs and services in College planning processes and decision-making
  • Assists in effectively managing the allocation of resources within the School, including processing purchase order requests and invoices
  • Involves faculty and staff members in actively participating in evaluation and improvement of processes within the College
  • Provides directional leadership in aligning the School and its members with College competencies and the achievement of strategic goals
  • Supports faculty in data collection, analysis, and use to promote effective teaching and learning
  • Facilitates processes to ensure that results of academic review and assessment of student learning outcomes are used to improve instruction
  • Direct responsibility for and supervision of recruiting, hiring, orienting, coaching, mentoring and evaluating of faculty and staff, both full time and part time
  • Provides leadership in faculty and staff development especially in response to a changing educational environment
  • Assists other Associate Deans and academic leaders in developing and implementing a comprehensive vision to action plan around programs and course offerings
  • Supports faculty in implementation of guiding teaching principles and adoption of new instructional methods and innovative learning strategies
  • Provides leadership for and assists in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating English, mathematics, transition and CCR courses
  • Assists with identifying processes that foster student learning, effective teaching, and meaningful curriculums of study resulting in the achievement of identified outcomes
  • Monitors the effectiveness of instruction and works with appropriate personnel to improve as necessary
  • Collaborates with faculty and staff in recruiting, advising, orientation, and retention efforts
  • Acts as a liaison with relevant community agencies, senior colleges and universities, businesses, industries, secondary schools, and peer institutions in order to respond effectively to community needs and concerns
  • Partners with business, industry, civic, governmental, and other organizations to meet workforce and community needs
  • Prepares reports and responds to requests for information from students, faculty, staff, and members of the community
  • Coordinates the instructional process through appropriate planning, completion of scheduling activities, and ensuring adequacy of supplies, equipment, and facilities
  • Direct responsibility for and supervision of teaching assignments, course schedules and course set up
  • Coordinates substitute faculty assignments and class coverage
  • Coordinates curricula and catalog changes
  • Coordinates processes for syllabi and textbooks
  • Coordinates advisory board membership and meetings
  • Facilitates communication and collaboration among members of the School
  • Works with faculty and staff to address student issues and discipline problems using appropriate policy and procedures
  • Collaborates with other areas of the College in fulfilling the College's mission
  • Encourages faculty and staff to become engaged in the campus and community as appropriate
  • Participates in College and School meetings and events
  • Teaches courses as appropriate to support the academic mission of the College
  • Performs other tasks as assigned that support the mission and initiatives of the College

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: 

  • Masters' degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Demonstrated commitment to assessment and evaluation of courses and programs
  • Skill in the use of computers and commitment to using technology
  • Competence in use of computer applications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with others
  • Ability to provide leadership in anticipating and responding to change
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships across the college community
  • Commitment to the mission of a comprehensive community college
  • Demonstrated commitment to a student-centered philosophy and approach to learning
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including day, evening, and weekend hours at multiple sites
  • Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
  • Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
  • Collaborating and facilitating
  • Creating and innovating
  • Anticipating and responding to change
  • Providing vision and leadership
  • Assessment of student learning
  • Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models 

Preferred: 

  • Experience in the planning and implementation of CCR/Basic Skills programming
  • Teaching experience at a community college
  • Successful management experience in higher education, preferably at a community college
  • Experience in the supervision of academic divisions/departments

ADA SUMMARY:

ADA requirements for this position include critical thinking skills with the ability to process information and exercise good judgment; ease of mobility within the work environment and other areas of campus and College locations; travel between campus locations may be required; and effective use of all forms of communication including use of computers.
 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.davidsonccc.edu/Employment

Position #2018-00028
ASSOCIATE DEAN, ARTS, SCIENCE, AND EDUCATION

How to Apply

APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED ON DCCC WEBSITE:     For complete job description and the electronic application, please go to the employment page of our website, http://www.davidsonccc.edu\Employment, click on Search Jobs Icon, then select position title TO SUBMIT THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION.  Note:  We do not accept resumes without the completed application.

Application Requirements:

1) Complete online application

2) Cover letter, stating your qualifications related to (a) position responsibilities and qualifications and (b) College purpose, vision, and organizational competencies (a resume is NOT a cover letter)

3) Unofficial transcripts from a regionally accredited institution (uploaded with application, sent electronically, faxed or mailed.)   International transcripts must be evaluated by WORLD EDUCATION SERVICES (WES).   Official transcripts are required within 30 days of employment. 

Job Post Contact

Eleanor Brewer,  Administrative Support Staff, Human Resources

Davidson County Community College

336-249-8186 ext. 6360

Fax:  336-249-1933

hr@davidsonccc.edu