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Dean, Arts & Sciences

Company

Clackamas Community College

Location

Oregon City, OR

Job Description

Dean, Arts & Sciences
Clackamas Community College

APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED ONLINE ONLY AT: https://clackamas.peopleadmin.com/postings/3217

Bulletin Number: 014-2014
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Employment Status: Regular
Job Classification: Admin/Supervisory
Union/Non-Union: Non-Union
Hours of Work: Monday – Friday, 40 hours/week
Percentage Working: 100%
Working Months: 12 months
Expected Start Date: July 1, 2014
Grade: 16
Starting Salary Range: $87,350 - $116,337/year
Location: Oregon City Campus
Job Close Date: To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received no later than March 10, 2014. The position will remain open until filled. This is a confidential search process.

Additional Posting Instructions:
To apply for this position, you must submit:
  1. Completed online application
  2. Cover Letter, not to exceed four pages, describing your knowledge, skills, abilities and experience related to the duties and responsibilities of the position, as well as the strengths you would bring to the assignment (attach document)
  3. Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae (attach document)
  4. Unofficial Transcripts (attach document)
  5. 3 Letters of Recommendation (attach documents)
  6. Completed responses to the Required Questions

Upon hire, candidate will be required to provide official transcripts for degrees earned.

Clackamas Community College will hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to complete the designated USCIS Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9.

Clackamas Community College is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / ADA Institution embracing diversity.

Position Purpose:
Provide leadership and management for the Arts & Sciences division. Departments include Art, Business and Computer Science, Communication and Theater Arts, Engineering Sciences, Foreign Languages, Horticulture, Music, Science, and Social Sciences. Integrate college values and goals into strategic planning processes for the division. Manage budget and assigned services, programs and curriculum. Supervise assigned personnel.

Essential Functions:
  • Work collaboratively with the College leadership, division personnel and other College staff to facilitate excellence in instruction within division programs. Advocate for students through instructional programs that promote retention and student success. Work with the instructional and student services leadership team to identify and address campus-wide issues related to student success. Interpret and apply federal and state mandated guidelines.

  • Provide leadership in guiding, planning, implementing, evaluating and modifying division programs, processes, services, and operations in alignment with the College’s mission, values, and strategic priorities as well as all instructional standards and procedures, institutional policies and administrative rules, local, state, and federal laws and regulations. Provide leadership and support for innovation, responsiveness, and excellence in division programs, processes, services and operations. Approve program and course development within the division and maintain division curriculum files. Engage in evidence-based analysis, research, long- and short-term planning, and facilitate strategic discussions with campus groups. Monitor programs to ensure compliance with applicable accrediting bodies and state and federal requirements. Ensure completion of internal and external reporting requirements.

  • Provide leadership, vision, and direction for university transfer pathways and programs and strong academic advising, including review and continuous improvement efforts. Provide leadership and coordination of AAOT and ASOT delivery district-wide. Coordinate and facilitate implementation and analysis of general education assessment. Coordinate and facilitate implementation of the statewide Cultural Literacy requirements for the AAOT.

  • Develop and refine career pathways and career and technical programs within the division and in partnership with other divisions. With the dean of Academic Foundations and Connections, provide leadership and coordination of related instruction for AAS degrees. Coordinate and facilitate implementation and analysis of assessment of related instruction.

  • Provide input on institutional vision, strategic planning, assessment, accreditation activities, development of instructional standards and procedures, and direction for instructional programs, enrollment, and student services. Support institutional collaborative decision-making processes and the mission, values and strategic priorities of the College.

  • As a member of the College’s instruction and student services leadership team, implement the shared vision and ensure that the educational needs of students and the community are met. Support and facilitate the development and review of programs and services, schedules, budgets, etc.

  • Provide daily operational management, supervision and divisional coordination through making job assignments, project management, planning, monitoring and developing budget, consulting with division and campus personnel on issues and projects, problem solving, and communicating issues and priorities to the campus. Direct and supervise employees, including recruitment, development, support and evaluation, and effectively recommend and implement personnel actions. Resolve escalated issues related to students, managers, faculty and classified staff within the division.

  • Actively contribute to a work environment that embraces diversity and diverse perspectives and builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect. Facilitate a cooperative and committed culture that supports efforts to establish and accomplish individual, department, division, and College goals.

  • Build and maintain effective lines of communication with students, faculty, classified staff, managers, College departments, community partners and the public on behalf of the division and the College. Respond to inquiries from College departments, educational institutions, the community, students, and/or external agencies.

  • Effectively represent the College in community service activities and partnerships, state-wide committees, and task forces. Establish and maintain communication and cooperative working relationships with community partners and the public.

  • Ensure and promote health and safety in the workplace, follow all safety rules and procedures for work areas. Maintain confidentiality of student and staff records and other sensitive information.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Auxiliary Functions
  • Actively participate on and lead various College committees, projects, and initiatives.
  • Provide assistance to other college personnel as workload and staffing levels dictate.
  • Maintain proficiency by attending training and meetings, reading materials, and meeting with others in areas of responsibility.

Required Qualifications:
The education and/or work experience sections of your online application form must demonstrate that you meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. The information on the cover letter/resume will not substitute for the completed application.

MINIMUM/MANDATORY EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Equivalent to a Master’s degree and five years experience teaching in a higher education setting or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties. A broad understanding of instructional operations (curriculum, instruction, accreditation, college operations, etc.) Broad knowledge of College policies, community college teaching, general management principles, effective communication, and public budgeting. Effective oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database software applications.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES:
Valid Driver’s License may be required.

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS:
Demonstrated administrative leadership experience in progressively responsible positions in an educational/public setting. Demonstrated excellent management, interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills combined with a collaborative work style. Experience in a team –based environment. Broad-based management/supervisory experience in a higher education setting. Demonstrated ability to relate to students, staff, and faculty of varied ethnicity, ages, backgrounds and abilities and commitment to a culturally diverse environment. Understanding of the teaching and learning process, the assessment of learning outcomes, and program evaluation.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands listed below represent those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, bend, kneel, stoop, communicate, reach and manipulate objects. The position requires mobility. Duties involve moving materials weighing up to 5 pounds on a regular basis such as files, books, office equipment, etc., and may infrequently require moving materials weighing up to 15 pounds. Manual dexterity and coordination are required less than 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, calculator, and standard office equipment.

Working Conditions:
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Usual office working conditions. The noise level in the work area is typical of most office environments with telephones, personal interruptions, and background noises.

Supervisor Responsibilities:
Responsible for up to 150 FTE.

Supervision Received:
Reports to the Vice President of Instruction and Student Services.

To apply for this position, please visit: https://clackamas.peopleadmin.com/postings/3217

EOE/AA/ADA Institution.

Position Type

Full-Time

Job Functions

Academic Dean

Department/Division

Arts & Sciences

Benefits

Salary Range

$87,350 - $116,337/year

Travel Level

Education

Graduate Degree

Minimum Experience

5.00

Professional Designation

Contact Name

Contact Phone

Contact Fax

Contact E-mail Address

Approved

Yes

Approval Date

2/11/2014 12:00 AM
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