Associate Dean, University Transfer and Advising

Associate Dean, University Transfer and Advising


Central Carolina Community College
1105 Kelly Drive
Sanford, NC 27330
Phone: 919-775-5401

Job Location

Sanford, NC


$64,189.00 - $79,489.00 Annually



Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Friday, January 24, 2020
Closes: Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Target Start Date

Friday, May 1, 2020

Expected Work Hours

M-TH 8 am-5 pm, F 8am- 3:30 pm, additional hours as needed

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in college-level coursework, or master's degree in a closely related area with 18 or more graduate semester credit hours and the experience and qualifications to teach college coursework, AND
  • Five years' experience in higher education; AND
  • One or more years' experience as an academic advisor.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree.
  • Experience in program and faculty assessment.
  • Skilled in the use of data for making programmatic and institutional decisions.
  • Administrative experience in higher education, including faculty and staff supervision.
  • Knowledge of NCCCS policies, operating procedures and programs 
  • Excellent management and customer service skills.  
  • Proven record of leadership and effectiveness in college initiatives.
  • Three years' supervision and/or administrative experience in a community college setting.
  • Thorough understanding of and commitment to the mission and philosophy of the North Carolina Community College System.
  • An understanding and commitment to the implementation and assessment of consistent, accurate, timely and holistic academic advising.

Position Description

The Associate Dean reports to the Dean of University Transfer and Advising and coordinates with the Dean for the efficient operations of the division, providing leadership within the University Transfer and Advising Division, including the departments of Math and Science, Humanities, Social Sciences, Developmental Education, ACA, Early Childhood, Justice Studies, and the Secondary Partnerships programs.

Routine travel across the three county service area is required.  Travel outside the service area to attend professional administrative meetings and training is also required.

Essential Duties:

  • Oversees the assessment process and outcomes in all program areas to include the direction and participation of the development, measurement and implementation of learning outcomes, goals and objectives.
  • Collaborates on the development of a general education master schedule with department chairs to expand access for all college student populations. 
  • Coordinates with the division's lead instructors for the hiring of adjunct faculty members. 
  • Serves as an advisor to a small caseload of students. 
  • Teaches a minimum of one course per semester. 
  • Assists in the hiring and evaluation of division faculty and staff and making personnel recommendations to the Dean of University Transfer and Advising and the Vice President of Learning and Workforce Development. 
  • Ensures the proper credentialing, training, skills, and licensing of all faculty members within the division according to SACSCOC and College guidelines.
  • Provides oversight, professional development, and leadership in advising. 
  • Collaborates to design and deliver appropriate professional development activities for division faculty and staff. 
  • Oversees advising assessment across the college. 
  • Coordinates the Division's focus and initiatives related to equity. 
  • Actively and continually cultivates relationships with university transfer partners to facilitate transfer, including the development and oversight of articulation agreements. 
  • Monitors, oversees and coordinates the development and delivery of courses and programs that result in meeting or exceeding state and federal performance benchmarks. 
  • Oversees the general education compliance standard for reaccreditation purposes. 
  • Utilizes data-informed decisions to lead department chairs towards meeting college FTE generation goals, recruitment, retention, and division strategic plans, including providing analysis of division course offerings to create and expand programs where appropriate. 
  • Collaborates with the CCCC Grants Office to identify grant opportunities for the college and division. 
  • Provides leadership on college-wide initiatives as necessary, including serving on College committees. 
  • Engages in community relations on behalf of the division and the College as requested. 
  • Participates in the development and administration of budgets as needed. 
  • Ensures through regular review that division web pages and advising resources are accurate and up to date.
  • Complete the annual five-hour staff development.
  • Encourage and support College activities, policies, procedures, and philosophies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Post Contact

Central Carolina Community College Human Resources

1105 Kelly Drive, Sanford, NC  27540

(919) 718-7493