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Dean of Math, Science, Technology and Health - SUNY Schenectady County Community College

SUNY Schenectady County Community College

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Dean of Math, Science, Technology and Health - SUNY Schenectady County Community College

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Location: Schenectady, NY
Category: Professional
Posted On: Wed Oct 5 2022
Job Description:

SUNY Schenectady seeks a Dean for their Math, Science, Technology and Health (MSTH) Division. Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA), the Dean of MSTH is responsible for the overall management of the Division. The Dean supervises and evaluates faculty and staff and oversees the administration of bargaining agreements and personnel administration regarding faculty within the areas of their responsibility. The Dean is expected to lead the division's efforts in developing and refining curricula and all areas of assessment including, but not limited to, program and course level assessment scheduling and completion. This position is an integral part of the Academic Affairs' leadership team and will participate in strategic planning and formulation of policies within academic affairs.

  • Assist the Division of Academic Affairs in formulating policies
  • Recruit and supervise full-time and adjunct faculty and program leaders
  • Maintain and develop plans for faculty professional development including the implementation and updating of annual faculty development activities
  • Coordinate and implement orientation for full-time and adjunct faculty
  • Conduct and manage divisional and smaller program meetings
  • Collaborate and plan with other School/Division deans as well as areas across the College to support student enrollment and retention
  • Lead and coordinate assignment of staff to participate in mandatory departmental activities to include program reviews, course outline updates, program updates and assessment activities and the coordination of faculty participation in college committees
  • Schedule all division courses including day/evening/weekend courses, coordinating the use of facilities, and planning and coordination of all credit programming including off-site activities under the direction of the VPAA
  • Maintain and oversee articulation agreements
  • Plan and collaborate with College in the High School program staff
  • Participate in student orientation, open houses, and information nights
  • Oversee and manage adherence to all areas of the Academic Code and all areas of College policies within the division
  • Develop and maintain annual division budget including analyses and recommendations to ensure the cost effectiveness of program and course section offerings
  • Participate in strategic planning and ensure the implementation of any associated initiatives involving the division and Academic Affairs Lead in planning for facilities, equipment and staffing needs based on strategic planning initiatives
  • Lead and coordinate assignment division faculty and staff participation in mandatory departmental activities (e.g., program reviews, curricular refinement and development, and assessment activities, program accreditation), complete and manage analyses of division programs and staffing needs
  • Serve as the Evening Administrator in Charge at least one week per semester
  • Collaborate on college-wide publications promoting divisional activities
  • Coordinate all divisional advisory committees
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in, or related to, a discipline taught in the division
  • 5-7 years of combined supervisory and administrative experience
  • Demonstrated experience developing and managing a budget
  • Advanced knowledge in academic assessment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment
  • A demonstrated understanding and commitment to the community college philosophy
  • Demonstrated management skills and ability
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate (both written and oral)
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt to changing situations

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Doctorate in, or related to, a discipline taught in the division preferred
  • Bi-lingual a plus

Additional Information:
Special Information:
  • Must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • VISA sponsorship is not available for this position
  • Offers of employment will be conditional based on the successful completion of a background check and verification of official college transcripts

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