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Dean of Career & Technical Studies

Louisiana Community and Technical Colleges System

Job Description

Dean of Career & Technical Studies

 

 

Full Job Description

 
Job no: 493664
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Lafayette, LA
Categories: Academic Affairs

College: SLCC

Department: Academic & Student Affairs

Sub department:

Type of Appointment: Unclassified - Administrative/Staff

Salary: $73,874.00 +

Duties and Responsibilities:

Leadership
 Fosters a division-wide environment responsive to the college’s Employee Engagement Initiative – Everyday Excellence.
ï‚· Encourages the high-performance and excellence of faculty, staff and disciplines within the division and the delivery of high-quality academic programs.
ï‚· Demonstrates a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as work continually to enhance the diversity of the College and the division.
ï‚· Implements college strategies to improve academic achievement, retention, and the completion of college educational goals.
ï‚· Collaborates with and provide advice to other Deans and Vice Chancellors, and develop, prepare, and present recommendations and reports as requested.
 Supports the college’s hiring process through search committee activities and ensure the college demonstrates an equal opportunity process.
ï‚· Openly communicates in a transparent manner which provides clarity in supervising, training, and motivating faculty and supporting staff in the division.
ï‚· Serves as an advocate for faculty.
ï‚· Counsels faculty, students, and staff, recommends appropriate courses of action, and coordinates grievances.
ï‚· Represents the Division at college-wide, external, instructional, and community meetings.
 Collaborates with the college’s Office of Advancement division to identify opportunities for funding to include but not limited to, liaise with relevant faculty, assists in the writing process, coordinates logistics, and monitors assigned instructional grants for compliance.
ï‚· Demonstrates shared governance by collaborating with faculty senate representatives.
ï‚· Fosters a one-door approach for students at SLCC.
ï‚· Builds degrees and pathways in collaboration with Adult Education, Dual Enrollment, and Corporate College.
ï‚· Facilitates the divisions efforts to support program growth and sustainability. Administration/Operations
ï‚· Manages overall operations and makes major decisions affecting the division
ï‚· Conducts day-to-day operational supervision of faculty and staff in the division.
ï‚· Works collaboratively with Department chairs and Program coordinators to manage and maximize enrollment and course offerings.
ï‚· Monitors the accuracy of instructional information and materials posted on the website and in other publications.
ï‚· Monitors and updates academic standards, policies, and procedures.
ï‚· Participates in the development process of the catalog, faculty handbook, orientation guide, and other related initiatives
ï‚· Conducts performance observations, evaluations, and implements college personnel policies and procedures for faculty (full-time, adjunct, dual enrollment) and staff in the division.
ï‚· Develops and monitors professional development initiatives for faculty and staff.
ï‚· Manages the financial resources of the division and effectively advocates for resources, participates in budget development, and approves departmental budget items consistent with SLCC policy and procedures.
ï‚· Maintains a presence at various campuses to ensure and oversee academic operations and functions.
Curriculum/Programmatic
ï‚· Progressively engages in course and program development, revision processes, as well as oversees course staffing, scheduling, and facility usage to maximize college resources in serving students efficiently.
ï‚· Responsible for responding to Campus Directors, other Deans, Department Chairs, and Program Coordinators in relation to scheduling and instructional issues.
ï‚· Encourages and facilitates integration of instructional technology and innovative pedagogy into the curriculum
ï‚· Works collaboratively with the Office of Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management to ensure a diversity of instructional modalities are reflected in course offerings.
ï‚· Develops programmatic and discipline reports and other materials to improve and promote the college's instructional programs and academic blueprints.
Distance Education
ï‚· Demonstrates a commitment to online and remote instructional modalities.
ï‚· Provides leadership in online student assessment and success.
ï‚· Actively works with instructional technology such as Degree Works, Starfish, AdAstra, etc. to analyze data which drives business decisions and programmatic enhancements.
Institutional Effectiveness
ï‚· Conducts strategic planning activities for the division.
ï‚· Participates in all appropriate regional and programmatic accreditation and institutional effectiveness expectations including GLO/PLO/SLO assessment, unit planning, and reporting.
ï‚· Conducts annual monitoring processes and reports of relevant data and information
ï‚· Actively participates in the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) initiative and identifies and delivers relevant faculty training.
External Relations
ï‚· Fosters and develops academic partnerships with K-12, postsecondary institutions, and businesses & industry.
ï‚· Oversees advisory committees and/or boards for programs within the Division.
ï‚· Represents the division at external meetings and functions.
ï‚· Assists the Chancellor, Vice Chancellor of Institutional Advancement, and Vice Chancellor of Academic and Student Affairs to cultivate and support development activities and donor relations
Perform additional duties and special projects as assigned by the Vice Chancellor or Chancellor.
Predictable and reliable attendance is required to provide consistency and continuity of educational and business services.
Other duties as assigned


 

Required Education:

Master’s degree in a related division discipline or Master’s degree in Education with a Bachelor’s degree in a related division discipline from a regionally accredited university.


 

Required Experience:

Five (5) years of administrative experience in higher education.


 

Required Licenses or Certifications:

Valid, unencumbered driver's license


 

Preferred Education:

Doctoral degree.

 

Preferred Experience:

Community College administrative experience.


 

Passing pre-employment criminal background screen is required as a condition of employment.

SLCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Louisiana is a Model Employer for People with Disabilities.

Advertised: 23 Nov 2022 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 07 Dec 2022 Central Standard Time

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