Dean, College & Career Readiness

Dean, College & Career Readiness


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

Job Location

Beltline Education Center

3200 Bush Street

Raleigh NC 27609


$64,417.80 - $84,879.93 Annually


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Monday, March 4, 2019
Closes: Monday, March 25, 2019

Target Start Date

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours

Varies as position demands

Reports to

Associate Vice President

Employment Type

Full Time Annual Permanent

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to foster teamwork and communication and set standards of accountability within the division

Working knowledge and understanding of the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal program performance measures

Broad based working knowledge of Basic Skills in a community college setting

Demonstrated leadership, administrative and managerial abilities

Demonstrated experience creating, overseeing, and managing a department or division budget

Proficient with MS Office products including MS Word and Excel

Able to maintain records accurately and be able to meet deadlines consistently

Excellent human relations, interpersonal, and organizational skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills 

Ability to work successfully with diverse populations



Master's degree

Three years of experience teaching adults in a classroom setting

Five years of supervisory experience in educational administration, business/nonprofit operations, career services and/or project management

Two years of experience supervising teams of at least 30 employees

Experience working in a basic skills, foundational skills, or college and career readiness division at a college under the Workforce Innovation & Opportunities Act (WIOA)

Preferred Qualifications

Grant writing and/or grant management experience

Five years of supervisory experience in an educational setting 

Demonstrated experience leading a division or department through a period of growth and change

Position Description

Pay Grade:  Manager 9

This position provides innovative leadership and vision to over 200 annual and adjunct faculty and staff who are committed to helping students meet their educational and employment goals. This position must foster teamwork, open communication, and set standards of accountability within the division to ensure annual federal and state performance measures are met.


 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.

*Provides innovative leadership and vision to a team that is focused on helping students meet their educational and employment goals

*Writes, reviews, and approves grant documentation, ensuring that documents are submitted accurately and in a timely manner.

*Oversees planning, scheduling, and marketing of instructional courses and programs

*Establishes partnerships throughout the college to strengthen and create new career transition opportunities for students

*Responsible for establishing, overseeing and achieving long and short term goal planning for the division, including a division-wide Institutional Effectiveness Plan.

*Ensures that the division meets state and federal performance measures*Monitors the daily operations of the division, including enrollment, contracts, payroll, and records and registration paperwork

*Recruits, hires, supervises and evaluates the performance of directors, supervisors, and administrative staff

*Oversees a budget, prioritizes spending, and ensures purchases fall within grant spending guidelines

Responds to students and the public concerning issues relating to courses and programs within the division

Confers with and provides assistance and advice to higher level management staff on instructional and administrative matters

Oversees and participates in CCR graduation exercises

Oversees the assessment process and outcomes in all program areas

Maintains strong, collaborative working relationships with external partners, including the NCCCS and regional CCR Directors, as well as various interest groups, civic clubs, agencies, businesses, and industries

Supervises the administration of the HEP program and other grant funded programs and activities

Partners with curriculum programs to provide instruction in math and reading for pre-developmental level curriculum students

Promotes continuous improvement by completing an annual applied benchmark project on an individual or a group basis

Job Post Contact

Human Resources