Location: Springfield, MA Category: Administrative and Professional Posted On: Mon Mar 1 2021 Job Description:
STCC seeks a dynamic and energetic individual to serve as an assistant dean and assist the Dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies with the administration, operation, budgetary matters, and promotion of programs in the School of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies.
- Prepares documentation and oversees external accreditation activities.
- Provides program review support.
- Works closely with department chairs and program/curriculum coordinators to ensure effective, efficient and people friendly operation of all units and to maximize cooperation and coordination of operations.
- Responsible for all aspects of the daily operation of the Writing Center.
- Develops, markets, and maintains continuing education opportunities working with Workforce Development as needed.
- Works to achieve cultural diversity in staff, student population, and curricula.
- Provides technical program information and assistance to administrators, faculty, staff, and external audiences to promote programs in the School.
- Assists in the academic orientation of new faculty, and ongoing professional development opportunities for all division faculty.
- Promotes innovative teaching methodologies, and use of instructional technology.
- Assist sin the promotion and marketing of the College and School image and articulation of programs in the college service area. Maintain close liaison and harmonious relationships with educational and public agencies to foster strong working relationships.
- Responds in a timely and professional manner to the suggestions, inquiries, and complaints of students, faculty, and staff as assigned or approved by the Dean.
- Compiles and analyzes data related to the operation of the school and prepares reports, proposals, presentation, information, and materials requested by the Dean of the school.
- Involves faculty in strategic planning and program review.
- Participates in and promotes projects that enhance instruction and help the School to achieve annual goals and objectives which are a part of strategic planning.
- Ensures that instructional facilities, equipment, and supplies are adequate and in a suitable, safe state for use.
- Disseminates research findings on academic issues to the faculty, staff, and other agencies as appropriate.
- Collaborates with the Dean in oversight of catalog changes, brochures, monthly and annual reports, surveys, and other documents as needed.
- Assists in grant development.
- Assists in the assessment of new curricula and programs to meet the needs of the region, considering appropriate issues of feasibility and sustainability.
- Represents the School at local and state meetings related to Liberal Arts and Professional Studies programs and initiatives as assigned by the Dean of the School.
- Represents the Dean of the School as assigned by the Dean.
- Serves on program advisory boards; collaborate with community workforce investment boards, and institutions to support academic initiatives and projects.
- Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those listed above which do not alter the basic level of the position.
- Oversees course scheduling.
- Assists with faculty observations.
Master's degree and a bachelor's degree, experience in higher education administration at the Director, or above level in a college or university; college-level teaching experience in that discipline; excellent interpersonal, writing and oral communication skills; ability to use information technology effectively; knowledge of innovative teaching methodologies including technological applications and distance learning; ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body; proven commitment to high academic standards and integrity; understanding of and commitment to the community college mission; knowledge of and technical expertise in working with various technologies.
Ph.D., and community college experience both as an instructor and administrator. Familiarity with a language other than English is welcomed.
$80,000 - 95,000 per annum plus fringe benefits, state-funded position. Starting salary will dependent upon qualifications and experience. Twelve-month position.
April 17, 2021 or until position is filled