Dean, Transportation Technologies & Director, Hendrick Center for Automotive Excellence

Dean, Transportation Technologies & Director, Hendrick Center for Automotive Excellence


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

Job Location

6600 Louisburg Road

Raleigh, NC


Depends on Qualifications


State of NC Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, August 11, 2023
Closes: Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, October 9, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Hours May Vary

Reports to

Provost, Career Programs & Chief Campus Officer, Southern Wake Campus

Employment Type

Full-Time Employment

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

Master’s degree in Transportation or related field 

Combination of five years of full-time post-secondary teaching, administrative and/or managerial experience

Preferred Qualifications


Community College teaching, administration, and/or management of faculty or comparable experience in the automotive sector

Position Description

This position is responsible for providing oversight and leadership of the Transportation Technologies division and the Hendrick Center for Automotive Excellence.

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 overall leadership and direction for the Transportation Technologies academic division

*  Manages the operations of the Hendrick Center for Automotive Excellence

*  Develops and nurtures relationships with industry leaders that result in new and enhanced training opportunities in the automotive, collision-repair, and heavy equipment industries

*  Develops, executes, and assesses a division-wide institutional effectiveness plan that supports the vision and mission of the College

*  Represents the division internally and externally in the transportation sector

*  Collaborates internally and externally to secure local, state, federal and private grants that foster student success

Provides the division with the appropriate resources to effectively meet its objectives

Ensures that each discipline convenes a high-performing advisory committee committed to student success

Recruits, hires, supervises and appraises the performance of division supervisors and staff

Oversees faculty hiring and performance assessments and mitigates division personnel complaints or performance issues

Ensures that faculty credentials are relevant and current

Oversees the development of class schedules and faculty workloads

Facilitates new program development, program maintenance, and the program termination processes to ensure accessibility to quality programs that position students for economic mobility

Ensures that students receive timely and relevant faculty advising

Approves course substitutions, course repeats, and reviews graduation audits

Evaluates transcripts and third-party credentials for transfer credit into division programs

Develops and is accountable for division growth and retention plans, assessment plans of core competencies, program outcomes, and student learning outcomes

Collaborates with the public-school system to develop and deliver appropriate pathway opportunities to our Career and College Promise students and those enrolled at our cooperative innovative high schools

Collaborates with Workforce Continuing Education to develop pathways to curriculum credentials

Develops and promotes university transfer opportunities for our graduates to earn bachelor degrees

Collaborates internally and externally to develop work-based learning, internship and apprenticeship  opportunities for students

Develops and participates in recruitment initiatives including outreach to underrepresented populations

Manages the division’s equipment, travel, and supply budget allotment and procures and manages supplies and equipment and related maintenance contracts                                                 
Ensures all OSHA standards, policies and procedures are maintained at all times

Responsible for maintaining ASE and AED accreditation

Participates in commencement exercises


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Able to use a wide variety of teaching methods to promote learning.

Ability to be innovative, creative, motivated

Ability to exhibit good interpersonal skills and work well with others

Ability to maintain records accurately and to meet deadlines consistently

Good organizational skills

Knowledge of and familiarity with technology and software including, computers, and web-based resources such as Blackboard

Able to perform normal duties with minimal supervision

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Demonstrates resourcefulness, initiative, enthusiasm, and a sincere interest in helping students reach their maximum potential

Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with others across the college

Familiarity with NC Community College System policies and procedures

How to Apply

Interested candidates may apply online through the following link: Dean, Transporation Technologies and Director, Hendrick Center for Automotive Excellence 

Job Post Contact

Human Resources