Associate Dean of Humanities

Associate Dean of Humanities


Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

Job Location

Central Campus


$59,608 - $75,224


Health, Dental, and Vision, plus TSERS NC State Retirement

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Monday, May 6, 2024
Closes: Friday, May 31, 2024

Target Start Date

Saturday, June 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday

Reports to

Dean of Arts and Humanities

Employment Type

Full-Time Staff

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s Degree – must be credentialed to teach in an area within the division of supervision.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three years community college teaching and administrative experience.
  • Doctoral Degree

Position Description

Plans, organizes, and directs the instructional and administrative activities of an assigned division; provides divisional leadership that will ensure a quality instructional process; provides program coordination and curriculum review; provides highly responsible instructional and administrative staff support to the Dean. Coordinates assigned activities with other College divisions.  Exhibits proficiency in the skills and qualifications that align with the faculty and discipline/program chair job descriptions.  May also teach classes and therefore must be credentialed to teach in at least one area within the division they are supervising. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Teaching Excellence and Student Success

  1. Ensures timely completion of the Academic Continuous Program (General Education Foundation or Programs of Study) by all program/discipline chairs and provides direction and support to create a culture of improvement to achieve student success.
  2. Provides support and direction to program/discipline chairs to ensure that classes are scheduled to meet student needs at all locations/times/formats; provides appropriate office support. 
  3. Counsels and advises students; participates in the student grievance process. 
  4. Associate Deans may teach up to six-load units per academic year.

Faculty Support and Coaching

  1. Participates in monitoring and coordinating the development and visibility of instructional courses and programs; ensures that courses and programs reflect current practices and comply with policies, procedures, goals, and objectives. 
  2. Reviews, recommends for approval, and monitors the use of course syllabi, materials, and textbooks; maintains currency on instructional techniques and methods.
  3. Mentors faculty and staff utilizing the college Individual Development Plan. Actively engages in suggestion of professional development opportunities. Facilitates succession planning.


  1. Participates in the development, planning, recommendation, implementation, and administration of goals and objectives; develops and recommends new or modified courses and programs; supports all instructional initiatives of the college. 
  2. Participates in the marketing of programs; recruits students; coordinates the activities of advisory committees; makes presentations to outside contacts.
  3. Coordinates operations within the division; participates in the development and administration of the divisional budget; forecasts and recommends funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitors and recommends approval of expenditures. 
  4. Provides direction for the ordering of textbooks and instructional materials; approves workloads; recommends and implements policies and procedures; ensures faculty qualifications/credentials are current.
  5. Provides information pertaining to SACS-COC, accreditation, and other institutional requests. 

College Administration and Institutional Reporting

  1. Develops and serves on committees and task forces; attends regularly scheduled meetings; researches and develops recommendations related to the operation of the division.  
  2. Confers with and advises appropriate administrators; makes timely response to requests for information. Coordinates assigned instructional and administrative activities with those of other instructional divisions and outside agencies and organizations.  

Talent Development, Supervision and Faculty Selection

  1. Manages the supervision, contracting, evaluation and professional development plans of full-time faculty and staff; oversees the recruitment, selection, contracting and evaluation of part-time faculty and staff; collaborates with the Faculty Credentialing office to ensure all faculty are properly credentialed prior to job offer.
  2. Uses the college Classification /Compensation system and other related policies and procedures and the NC Administrative Code as it affects the division.  
  3. Appoints program/discipline chairs/coordinators with the approval of the Dean; appoints faculty/staff to committees.  


  1. Represents and performs other duties for the College as requested. 

Minimum Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree – must be credentialed to teach in an area within the division of supervision.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three years community college teaching and administrative experience.
  • Doctoral Degree

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

  • Models effective leadership and interpersonal skills; uses principles of supervision, including coaching, talent development, employee training and performance evaluation
  • Practices, models, and supervises the work of others in the Division in using student-centered methods and techniques for program-wide planning, instruction, assessment, advisement, program evaluation, and enhancement.  Employs principles and practices of program management that ensure a “students-first” consideration in constructing and delivering currently relevant, responsive to the industry, college-level curriculum and career guidance.   Works with all stakeholders in a program on processes for increasing retention and completion.
  • Collaborates with Marketing to effectively advertise programs by soliciting industry and community input leading to enhanced student awareness of business and industry opportunities in a global economy.
  • Supports strategic planning utilizing organizational and management best practices resulting in a data- driven budget process to ensure efficient and effective use of financial, capital, and human resources needed for student success.

Working Conditions:
Typical office environment; infrequently lifting and carrying items up to 10 lbs.; infrequently twisting or bending at the waist or reaching overhead; infrequently traveling between buildings on campus, to other campuses, locally or out-of-town to attend meetings and conferences; frequently listening to and talking with students, faculty and other staff members either in person or by telephone; frequently sitting at a desk or workstation using a computer display, keyboard, and mouse.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should apply to: Central Piedmont Careers

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