Full-time Dean, Math, Science & Technologies Division

Full-time Dean, Math, Science & Technologies Division


Forsyth Technical Community College
2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Phone: 336-723-0371


Commensurate with experience



Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Closes: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, December 3, 2018

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform such essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Note: Degrees and hours must be from a college accredited by a United States Department of Education accepted accrediting agency such as SACSCOC.
Education and/or Experience:
• Master’s degree in educational administration, Math, Sciences & Technologies, or a related field. 
• Five years’ experience as an administrator in the post-secondary educational environment.
• Be an independent and objective thinker who brings a broad perspective to problem solving; a compassionate and positive motivator possessing the ability to articulate a vision incorporating a keen awareness of the community college mission.
• Be a collaborative advocate for full and part-time faculty, staff and the division in its role in the greater college; a reflective listener with strong interpersonal skills valuing open, honest communication – balancing established success while encouraging innovation.
• Possess a flexible management style coupled with creative problem solving, be comfortable with technology as an instructional methodology and understand and be committed to the unique nature and role of the College.

Preferred Qualifications

•Earned Ph.D.
• Seven or more years of experience in supervisory positions at the community college level that would logically lead to the Dean of Math, Science & Technologies position.
Language Skills:
• Read written communications and analyze and interpret both verbal and written communications.
• Respond coherently both verbally and in writing to students, co-workers and individuals having contact with he College.
• Respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
• Present information effectively to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Mathematical Skills:
• Perform basic mathematical operations in problem solving.
• Apply mathematical concepts such as exponent and permutation to such tasks as test reliability, frequency distribution, sampling theory and factor analysis.
Reasoning Ability:
• Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Position Description

• Assume responsibility for supervision and evaluation of all divisional personnel.
• Supervise and approve assignment of teaching loads and office schedules within the Math, Science & Technologies Division.
• Coordinate assignments for classroom, shop, and clinical visitations for the purpose of instructional supervision.
• Interview and make recommendations for employment of all full-time personnel within the Math, Science & Technologies Division. Prepare and submit all required institutional documentation for employment.
• Provide orientation program for all new employees of the Math, Science & Technologies Division
• Submit annual recommendation on contract status for all divisional personnel.
• Approve all leave requests for divisional personnel, including requests for sabbatical leave and leave without pay.
• Assume responsibility for maintaining accurate records of all leave taken by divisional personnel.
• Assume responsibility for maintenance of accurate and current personnel files for all divisional personnel.
• Recommend divisional personnel for committee assignment.
• Assist divisional personnel in development of professional self-improvement programs.
• Assume responsibility for oversight and submission of annual performance evaluations of all divisional personnel.
• Assume responsibility for management of divisional budget.
• Allocate all budgets for all departments within division.
• Review and approve all requests for expenditures within division.
• Assist in the development of institutional salary schedules. Administer institutional salary schedules as they apply to the division.
• Coordinate collection, preparation, checking and submission of all required reports (end of quarter reports, time sheets, progress reports, etc.).
• Order all texts for divisional courses.
• Coordinate the evening and day curriculum offerings to provide continuity and quality.
• Assume responsibility for preparation of all divisional course schedules and coordination of these schedules with other divisions in the College.
• Prepare recommendations on the implementation of new curricula.
• Review and approve recommendations for changes in existing programs. Assume responsibility for presentation of proposed changes to College Curriculum Committee.
• Coordinate the development of course outlines and other relevant curricula materials.
• Assume responsibility for preparation and submission of all divisional materials required for all accrediting bodies.
• Supervise all divisional registration activities.
• Approve all requests for late registration, audit, and independent study, grade changes, and issuance of proficiency examination grades.
• Coordinate assignment of all students within the division to all faculty advisors.
• Coordinate activities of divisional academic review committee, including convening of the committee and rendering a final decision on academic appeals.
• Assume responsibility for adjudication of all student and faculty concerns related to instructional matters within the division.
Community Relations:
• Maintain contact with specialized vocations where applicable.
• Be alert to public relations opportunities and use these to promote the College and the department.
• Coordinate activities of divisional advisory committee including approval of proposed members, scheduling of committee meetings as required and maintaining files of meeting minutes.
• Serve on College committees as required.
• Provide administration with information for institutional publications.
• Other:
• Assume responsibility for being familiar with and adhering to all policies of the College.
• Develop annual divisional plan of operation including objectives consistent with College’s institutional effectiveness plan.
• Assume responsibility for planning and use of facilities.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the executive vice president.

How to Apply

Interested candidates please apply online at https://careers.forsythtech.edu/

Job Post Contact

Forsyth Technical Community College
Main Campus - Allman Building
2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC  27103
Phone: 336-734-7302
Fax: 336-761-2309
Email:  forsythtechhr@forsythtech.edu