Dean, Construction & Industrial Technology

Dean, Construction & Industrial Technology


Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Phone: 252-493-7200

Job Location

Winterville, NC


Commensurate with Experience


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Closes: Thursday, May 31, 2018

Target Start Date

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Expected Work Hours

M-F, 8-5pm

Reports to

Vice President of Academic Affairs

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Preference Given to Applications Received by April 24, 2018

Bachelor's Degree in one of the major areas supervised and minimum of five years of experience in at least one area supervised; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities. 

Physical Requirements:   Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated machines including computer, copier, calculator, etc.  Must be physically able to exert up to twenty-five pounds of force occasionally and/or frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.  Position involves mostly sedentary work, but may require walking or standing for brief periods of time. 
Data Conception:   Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.
Interpersonal Communication:   Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information.  Includes the giving of assignments and instructions to assistants and students.  Includes the receiving of information and instructions from the Executive Vice President.
Language Ability:   Requires the ability to read a variety of documents, reports, and books such as various manuals, College catalog, textbooks, professional publications, etc.  Requires the ability to prepare documents and reports with the proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar, etc.  Has the ability to speak with poise, voice control and confidence.  Must be able to make effective oral presentations.
Intelligence:   Has the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form.  Is able to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  Has the ability to apply principles of rational systems such as engineering, mechanics, accounting, etc., in order to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
Verbal Aptitude:   Requires the ability to record and deliver information and to follow verbal and written instructions.
Numerical Aptitude:   Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers; utilize decimals; figure percentages; apply principles of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry; utilize descriptive statistics; etc.
Form/Spatial Aptitude:  Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.
Motor Coordination:   Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using automated office equipment.
Manual Dexterity:   Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, office and other equipment, control knobs, switches, etc.  Must have moderate levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Color Discrimination:   Does not require the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.
Interpersonal Temperament:   Has the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions.  The worker needs to relate to people in situations involving more than receiving instructions.  Must be adaptable to performing under moderate stress when confronted with an emergency.
Physical Communication:  Requires the ability to talk and/or hear (talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear.)

Preferred Qualifications

See Minimum Qualifications

Position Description

The Dean of Construction and Industrial Technology provides leadership to the Construction and Industrial Technology Division and is responsible for the overall management of division programs and fostering a collaborative environment to facilitate program and student success. The Dean is also responsible for supporting the college mission and strategic plan and implementing college polices. Reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Academic and Business Operations:
Maintains congruency between the college mission and all division activities.
Provides leadership in developing, implementing, and maintaining curriculum offerings and programs that respond to community needs, prepare students for success, and meet the requirements of SACS, NCCCS, applicable specialized accrediting agencies, and other appropriate external agencies and are consistent with the expectations of college leadership, the Board of Trustees, the public, and external constituencies.
Provides leadership and advocacy in the planning, implementing, assessing, and ongoing improvement of all construction and industrial technology curricula, courses, and programs; focuses on the design and improvement of educational experiences to enhance student learning and program excellence.
Plans, executes, and evaluates annual division goals and strategic plans, outcomes, and related activities based on the needs of the programs, division, and college.
Maintains a strong record of assessment by disseminating and using data in decision making.
Establishes and administers division policies and procedures; provides leadership in developing and administering program policies and procedures, including but not limited to, those related to program admission, progression, graduation, grading and evaluation, and student conduct. 
Maintains effective communications within the division through regular meetings with faculty and staff, and by means of written communications, utilization of committees, and/or other group management strategies.
Supports the functions of Academic Affairs; maintains communication and collaborates with other administrators, faculty, and staff across the college to advance academic priorities.
Responds to the needs of department chairs and program directors; supports faculty in teaching, professional development, and service.
Develops and maintains productive relationships with businesses, industries, and other organizations in the community which are pertinent to the programs and prospective graduates and with which the college may hold contracts, other agreements, or arrangements; maintains productive relationships with representatives from other educational institutions and the public school system.
Ensures contracts and agreements pertinent to division programs are current and provisions are met.
Recommends, implements, and enforces academic policies and procedures, administrative rules and regulations, and other controls intended to maintain order and the highest standards of instruction.
Provides leadership in addressing and resolving student complaints and appeals, faculty complaints and grievances, and other student, faculty, and staff disputes.
Prepares and submits complete, correct, and timely reports, as required.
Personnel Management:
Ensures all faculty and staff are appropriately qualified.
Assigns, supervises, and evaluates faculty and staff.
Ensures that individual faculty schedules are developed and fulfilled within the programs, including adequate provisions for teaching loads, office hours, student advisement, registration, committee work, and other instructional activities.
Provides for the professional development needs of faculty and staff.
Maintains and updates current job descriptions for faculty and staff; updates personnel information in human resources for faculty and staff as needed.
Oversees faculty and staff recruitment and retention; facilitates faculty and staff searches; recommends the appointment of faculty and staff.
Ensures orientation and mentoring is provided to new faculty and staff.
Oversees preparation and processing of contracts for adjunct faculty and time sheets for part-time staff.
Supervises, processes, and maintains records of leave requests, absentee reports, and related documentation for faculty and staff.
Financial Management:
Provides efficient management of resources; identifies, prioritizes, and recommends resource needs for the division; assists in the inventory and physical security of resources.
Prepares and administers the division and special budgets effectively and efficiently; approves expenditures and regularly monitors status of expenditures.
Follows state and college purchasing policies and procedures.
Participates in securing external funding to enhance academic opportunities and financial support for students; ensures funding guidelines are followed and appropriate documentation is completed and submitted as required.
Other Duties
Teaches a minimum of one class per academic year.
Participates in student recruitment, advising, and registration.
Enforces academic policy and procedures at all times; complies with all institutional rules and regulations pertinent to classroom, laboratory, and general employment.
Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually, and maintains a weekly work schedule sufficient to ensure proper supervision of division and departmental activities, fulfill all contracted duties and individual professional obligations, and meet the needs of the programs, division, and college.
Maintains complete office and student records as needed; processes and/or submits reports, forms, schedules, and all other required paper and electronic documentation in a timely, efficient manner, checking for the accuracy, correctness, and completeness of all data.
Represents the program, division, and college in institutional assignments, community affairs, and professional activities; upholds such involvement among faculty.
Participates in program, divisional, and institutional meetings, committees, and other announced activities.
Fulfills committee assignments and other special appointments within the college and community, and otherwise, gives appropriate support to college endeavors.
Attends in-service training and other professional development opportunities, including attendance at off-campus activities, as feasible, to stay current with developments in the field of instruction and strengthen leadership and management skills.
Keeps all sensitive information protected and strictly confidential; maintains confidentiality in accordance with college, FERPA, and HIPAA requirements.

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