Dean, Technology and Engineering

Dean, Technology and Engineering


Stanly Community College
141 College Drive
Albemarle, NC 28001
Phone: 704-982-0121


Salary offered will be based upon credentials and experience.


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, June 18, 2020
Closes: Friday, July 10, 2020

Target Start Date

Friday, July 24, 2020

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology and Engineering area
  • Three years of community college teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related field
  • Five years of community college teaching and administrative experience

Position Description

Provide academic leadership and supervision of department programs and instructional personnel; ensure appropriate semester courses are scheduled in a timely matter, review selection of supplies and equipment, actively recruit and provide retention efforts for faculty, mentor new department program personnel, evaluate program personnel, provide leadership in program reviews and program development; coordinate with different college division program offerings/activities and updates.  Provide leadership in marketing all Technology and Engineering programs.

  • for students and employees
  • Serve as a mentor to students in your area of expertise
  • Represent the division within the College and community as the primary point of contact with enthusiasm
  • Provide supervision to other faculty teachings within the division
  • Coordinate advisory boards, program updates, offerings, learning evidence collection, and scheduling of courses for the division



Personnel Management

  • Supervise division programs and faculty and assist and advise the Associate Vice President to ensure instructional excellence.
  • Coordinate all divisional schedules. Prepare a master schedule of course offerings each semester that meets the needs of the departmental programs and the students.


  • In coordination with the Associate Vice President, approve travel, leave requests, equipment, supplies, and materials. 
  • Evaluate direct reports on a yearly in coordination with the Associate Vice President and serve as an endorser for other divisional faculty members.
  • Work with program heads to ensure that programs and courses are up to date, abreast of technology, and in compliance with state and national accreditation standards.
  • Assist the Associate Vice President in supervising and supporting part-time and full-time faculty.
  • Encourage personnel in the division to enhance their skills by attending Professional Development seminars/workshops etc.
  • Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies utilized by each curriculum.
  • Provide supervision to Program Heads for maintenance/safety of equipment and labs.
  • Recruit, interview, and recommend the appointment of faculty, full-time and adjunct, to the Associate Vice President and provide appropriate orientation as appropriate.
  • Submit all hiring documents and verification of credentials for all divisional faculty when applicable.
  • Assist division faculty in course planning, instructional delivery, and classroom management.
  • Oversee teaching schedules for divisional faculty within workload policy guidelines.
  • Supervise and evaluate the operation of all classes and divisional faculty in accordance with policy, including classroom observations when necessary.
  • Resolve student grievances with instructors and classroom management, when justified.
  • Facilitate the communication of divisional, departmental and/or college information to division faculty, both full-time and adjunct, via meetings, emails, etc., as needed.
  • Advocate and motivate divisional faculty.
  • Communicate faculty needs to the Associate Vice President.
  • Encourage sound educational practices and student engagement.
  • Manage and resolve any conflict within the division.
  • Create and monitor employee performance improvement plans (PIPs), when warranted.


Program Management

  • Facilitate the selection and submission of orders for textbooks.
  • Review, evaluate, and assess departmental goals, annual plans, student learning outcomes, and course offerings periodically, facilitating innovation in curricular and instructional development in keeping with the mission and vision of the College.
  • Recommend appropriate revisions to the program of study, course objectives, and other departmental program information to the Associate Vice President.
  • Ensure each departmental program is in full compliance with the requirements for accreditation, certification, and other standards as stipulated by NCCCS, SACSCOC, and any other related agencies and organizations.
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with those agencies and other organizations within the community/industry which are pertinent to the departmental programs and prospective graduates.
  • Collaborate with the Associate Vice President to conduct advisory committee meetings.  Maintain minutes of the advisory committees and follow through on recommendations.

Budget Management

  • Recommend departmental needs for personnel, equipment, supplies, facilities, and other resources during the annual planning process to the Associate Vice President.
  • Alongside the AVP, coordinate the requisition of resources and services, including equipment, supplies, facilities, and other materials required for the effective delivery of instruction.
  • Verify and submit travel requests and reimbursements of faculty for approval to the AVP.

Classroom Instruction

  • Teach all assigned courses (up to 6 contact hours per semester).
  • Ensure that each class session contains essential curricular components, incorporates appropriate content and pedagogy, and is relevant to current events/trends.
  • As needed, teach classes online, on-campus, and/or at off-campus sites.
  • Teach an academic success class as needed.
  • Evaluate student progress and provide appropriate, timely feedback.
  • Maintain regular, appropriate, professional communication with students.
  • Incorporate appropriate instructional technology to enhance student learning.
  • Ensure cleanliness of instructional areas and laboratories.
  • Ensure the proper operation of classroom/lab equipment, reporting any malfunctions to the appropriate person(s).
  • Coordinate the evaluation and acquisition of instructional materials, audiovisual aids, support, and equipment needs.
  • Develop and distribute course syllabi according to the established template and guidelines, providing appropriate information to students concerning course expectations, evaluation criteria, and access to student services. 
  • Prepare and submit instructional records in a timely, efficient manner meeting all deadlines, checking for accuracy, correctness, and completeness of all data.


Other Services to Students

  • Maintain appropriate accessibility for students, including a minimum of five office hours a week.
  • Serve as an educational mentor to assigned students by providing academic and employment planning.
  • Maintain regular, appropriate, professional communication with students.
  • Participate in semester advising and registration activities as assigned.
  • Verify graduation degree audits as assigned.
  • Assist in the recruitment and retention efforts of the College.
  • Advocate and motivate students.

Divisional Administrative Expectations

  • Prepare and submit reports and other required paperwork in a timely, efficient manner meeting all deadlines, checking for accuracy, correctness, and completeness of all data.
  • Remain current in discipline and instructional methods through professional development activities offered by the College and other opportunities, including attendance at off-campus activities, webinars, etc., as approved.
  • Assist program heads with program and curriculum reviews.
  • Serve on and actively contribute to college committees as assigned. 
  • Participate in campus activities.
  • Participate in discipline, departmental, divisional, and institutional meetings, and other announced co-curricular activities of the College.
  • Maintain regular, professional communication within the college and affiliated industry contacts.
  • Maintain posted office and on-campus hours sufficient to fulfill all contracted duties and individual professional obligations and meet the needs of the discipline, department, division, and College.
  • Support all functions of the College, including compliance with all facets of the College's policies. 

Other Duties Specific to this Position

  • Assist the AVP in managing the divisional budget, regularly monitoring the status of expenditures, and implementing inventory control methods.
  • Work with program heads to establish and maintain an effective advisory committee in support of the divisional programs


Required Position Training to be completed in the first year of hire:

  • Colleague/Datatel Training
  • Dropout Detective
  • Canvas Training
  • Self-Service/WebAdvisor Training
  • Advising Training
  • Policy/Procedure Training
  • Onboarding Training
  • Training meetings with existing academic deans

Suggested Training:

  • School Dude
  • Leadership Training


How to Apply

Please complete an online application at

Job Post Contact

Ginger Hatley
Human Resources Specialist
Stanly Community College
141 College Dr.
Albemarle, NC 28001
Ph. 704-991-0132
Fx. 704-986-4778