Dean, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Dean, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location



Depends on Qualifications


Full Time Benefits, State of NC

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Monday, February 24, 2020
Closes: Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Target Start Date

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Expected Work Hours

Various, To Be Determined

Employment Type

Full-time, Annual

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences OR Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences
A combination of five years of full-time post-secondary teaching and academic leadership

Preferred Qualifications

Community college teaching, administration, and supervision of faculty preferred

Position Description

Pay Grade: Manager 9

This position is responsible for providing oversight and leadership of the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Division. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES (*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS):
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

*Supervises and evaluates department heads and division secretary

*Provides leadership and direction for division department heads, faculty, and staff

*Provides oversight and ensures quality control for the Associate in Arts degree program, as well as general education courses provided by the AHSS division

*Informs the Chief Campus Officer of Northern Wake Campus about the operation of the division and apprises of challenges and opportunities

*Develops a division-wide institutional effectiveness plan

*Develops assessment plans for general education core competencies and student learning outcomes

Assists in the recruitment, selection and orientation of division, department heads, faculty and staff

Plans and conducts regular division and department head meetings      
Facilitates department head, faculty, and staff in-service trainings and professional development   

Collaborates with the Dean of Mathematics and Sciences to insure cohesiveness of the college transfer program           
Works with registrar's office to ensure students are awarded appropriate transfer credit

Develops student retention plans        

Gathers, organizes, and archives information related to division personnel, programs, services and resources 

Monitors enrollment in AHSS division courses and makes adjustments as necessary

Assures internal and external collaboration and communication with students, other college areas, systems office, business and industry, community groups, individuals and other external agencies that support the mission, goals, polices, and procedures of the College and the Division 

Participates in graduation exercises

Completes an annual applied benchmark project on an individual or group basis

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Leadership / management experience in a community college setting

Knowledge of College Transfer program and General Education assessment

Excellent human relations, interpersonal skills, and strong verbal and written communication skills

Job Post Contact

Human Resources