Chief Academic Officer (Dean of Academic Affairs)

Chief Academic Officer (Dean of Academic Affairs)


Martin Community College
1161 Kehukee Park Road
Williamston, NC 27892
Phone: 252-792-1521

Job Location

Williamston, NC


$67,697.00 - $84,621.00; based on experience



Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Friday, March 1, 2019
Closes: Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, July 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Executive Vice President

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in college instruction, including at least 3 years of experience in an administrative or management position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree

Position Description

The Dean of Academic Affairs plans, directs and reviews the activities and operations of the college academic functions including instructional programs and curriculum development and compliance; provides information to the Board of Trustees; and coordinates assigned activities with other college departments and outside agencies.

  • Develop, plan, implement and administer goals and objectives as well as policies and procedures regarding college academic functions including instructional programs and curriculum development and compliance; provide leadership for the academic affairs division; recommend and implement new or modified systems, policies and procedures
  • Manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned programs; evaluate and ensure that operations meet the mission of the college and the needs of the student population; recommend, within college policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; recommend policies and procedures
  • Develop and coordinate the division budget; direct the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; implement adjustments
  • Direct, oversee and participate in the development of the instructional program work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures
  • Identify opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures for each assigned function; review with the Executive Vice President and implement as appropriate
  • Direct, manage and participate in the review of the curriculum programs for Martin Community College; ensure curriculum compliance with outside agencies including the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Department of Community Colleges; review and evaluate existing programs; make recommendations to preserve the quality of education in accordance with the college vision and mission
  • Direct, supervise and participate in the development, preparation, publication and application of schedules for college curriculum courses; coordinate classrooms, class size, faculty and courses; ensure an equitable allocation of course assignments
  • Supervise and review curriculum content through the Curriculum Committee; provide advice and counsel regarding curriculum; oversee the initiation and maintenance of program certification
  • Provide assistance and information to the Board of Trustees regarding curriculum issues; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence
  • Supervise, initiate and coordinate mutual agreements for support with other community colleges and public schools

How to Apply

Applicants interested in applying for the above position should submit:

  • Completed and signed Martin Community College application (
  • Copy of college transcripts (originals will be required if offer of employment is extended)
  • Resume and cover letter (not accepted in lieu of application)

Application materials may be submitted via email to: with position title in the subject line

OR mailed to: Martin Community College, Attn: Office of Human Resources 1161 Kehukee Park Road Williamston, NC 27892

Job Post Contact

Office of Human Resources

1161 Kehukee Park Road

Williamston, NC 27892