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Job Title

Dean, Arts & Humanities

Company

Yavapai College

Location

Prescott Campus

Job Description

Reporting to the Vice President of Instruction and Student Services, provides leadership and management for the Arts & Humanities division. Departments include Visual and Performing Arts and Humanities, (Art History, Creative Writing, History, Humanities, Philosophy, Religion, Spanish, and Theater). Integrate College values and goals into strategic planning processes for the division. Manage Studio Arts Facilities, Performance Venues, budget, assigned services, programs, and curriculum. Supervise assigned personnel.

  • Work collaboratively with Division Faculty and Staff, College leadership, and other College personnel as well as the broader Arts community 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 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 stakeholders
  • 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
  • Coordinate and facilitate implementation and analysis of general education assessment
  • 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 Dean, 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
  • Direct and supervise employees, including recruitment, development, support, and evaluation, and 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
  • 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 Position Duties

  • 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

To view full details and to apply, visit our website www.yc.edu/hr.

Position Type

Full-Time

Job Functions

Academic Dean

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Arts & Humanities

Benefits

401(k), Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Training, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave, Tuition Reimbursement

Salary Range

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Education

Graduate Degree

Minimum Experience

Professional Designation

Contact Name

Human Resources

Contact Phone

928.776.2217

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Contact E-mail Address

Approved

Yes

Approval Date

3/6/2014 10:11 AM
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