Dean of College Transfer

Dean of College Transfer


Cleveland Community College
137 South Post Road
Shelby, NC 28152
Phone: 704-669-6000

Job Location

Shelby, NC   28152


Based on experience, Salary range $51,770 to $77,656


Full-time Benefits

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Closes: Saturday, October 1, 2022

Target Start Date

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Monday through Friday 40 hours

Reports to

Vice President of Academic Affairs

Employment Type

Full-time 12 month

Minimum Qualifications

Required Qualifications


  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in one of the College’s Transfer disciplines.
  • Minimum three years teaching experience in a discipline in the division.


Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with others.  
  • Skill in the use of computers and commitment to use of technology.  
  • Experience with current version of MS Office or similar programs.   
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.  
  • Ability to provide solid leadership respond to change positively and professionally. 
  • Provide exceptional customer service with people internal and external to the institution.  
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college.  
  • Possess the ability to multi-task while supervising multiple departments and activities of others.  

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree from a regionally accredited institution preferred.
  • Leadership / Administrative experience is preferred.

Position Description

This position plans, oversees, organizes, and directs the activities of Arts/Sciences and supports College functions to ensure that assigned duties fulfill applicable Federal, State, and College academic goals and objectives. The Dean is expected to represent the College with extreme professionalism while selecting, supervising, training, and evaluating academic personnel as assigned. The individual must also demonstrate evidence of a career path that includes flexibility and a willingness to change; open-mindedness, fairness and the ability to see multiple perspectives; the ability to take risks for the benefit of the College with a mindset to fully accept responsibility for professional and personal growth. In addition, the Dean is to provide leadership working with faculty to ensure quality programs, program planning and development, regular program evaluations, high professional standards, and a student-centered learning environment.

Essential Responsibilities

  1. Evaluate the annual performance of department chairs; coordinate evaluation of discipline coordinators, full-time, and adjunct faculty.
  2. Assist the Vice President of Academic Programs with on-going, systematic assessment and evaluation for the continuous improvement of instruction and related services.
  3. Ensure that all assessments on the program level (program review) are completed by the department chairs and discipline coordinators as appropriate, while confirming that all programs in the division meet local, NCCCS, and SACS-COC quality standards.
  4. Review program recommendations and implement program improvements, per curriculum protocols (i.e. NCCCS curriculum standards, Curriculum Committee changes, and through attending annual academic Advisory Board committee meetings.
  5. Conduct regularly scheduled divisional meetings; coordinate and approve faculty work schedules; approve the schedule of semester course offerings; and, participate in registration, pre-registration, and student orientation.
  6. Ensure that courses are scheduled according to the suggested catalog sequence as well as solidify that schedules are coordinated properly within departments of the division.
  7. Evaluate teaching overload requests and provide justification if necessary for approved overloads.
  8. Ensure that official transcripts and other credentials are filed for each full-time and adjunct faculty member prior to the beginning of the faculty member’s teaching assignment.
  9. Coordinate divisional and departmental requests for instructional equipment, materials, and supplies.
  10. Work with public school superintendents, directors, and coordinators to provide beneficial programs for dual enrollment through Career and College Promise course offerings, Cleveland Early College High School, and other community educational partnerships.
  11. Publicize programs with Cleveland County Schools, Chambers of Commerce, business & industry and other potential employers.
  12. Visit Career and College Promise classrooms and establish a positive rapport with school site leadership and faculty.
  13. Coordinate grants for professional development with the Executive Vice President of Instruction and Student Development and the Vice President for Academic Programs (e.g., Perkins, Tier A and Back to Industry).
  14. Ensure full-time and adjunct faculty maintain current and up to date with teaching methodologies, as well as complete adequate professional development hours and opportunities.
  15. Work with business and industry to establish on-site courses as requested.
  16. Participate on search committees and serve on interview teams for the selection of full-time faculty and coordinators.
  17. Assist with accreditation and related reports.
  18. Serve on committees as required.
  19. Perform other duties as assigned, in addition to all those incidents to the work described herein.


How to Apply

Go to college website click on employment and search for Dean of College Transfer.

Contact Allen Kniceley, Director of Human Resources and Organizational Development at or 704-669-4037.

Job Post Contact

Allen Kniceley