Dean – The School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences


Westchester Community College

Type

Admin / dean

Location

North America

Valhalla

United States

Location

United States

Valhalla

Type

Admin / dean


The Dean will plan and develop the instructional objectives for the division. S/he will also lead department chairs, curriculum chairs, and faculty in the development, implementation and evaluation of new and existing curricula. Responsibilities include: Serving on the Academic Leadership Council and other appropriate college committees; Monitoring compliance with the collective bargaining agreements; Functioning as the first line administrator with faculty and staff in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating curricular activities and services of the division; Providing leadership and vision in the expansion and development of academic programs to ensure continual growth of the unit; Monitoring and overseeing the development of articulation agreements between divisional programs and appropriate 4 year institutions; Overseeing the administration of all grants in the division, including Perkins, GAP, Job-linkage, and others; responsible for the adherence to the grant/proposal outcomes; Analyzing the effectiveness of course scheduling, teaching and learning to support student success in divisional courses and programs, and recommends changes, as needed; Evaluating the performance of full time faculty in preparation for reappointment, tenure and promotion as well as engaging in classroom observations; Supervising staff in support positions within the division, evaluating staff performance, and counseling staff, as appropriate; Hiring, supervising, and evaluating adjunct faculty; Performing additional tasks or duties as assigned by the chief academic officer. QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D., Ed. D. A minimum of seven years of experience in the planning and development of academic programs, personnel administration, or human development, including three years in an administrative supervisory position required. Associate Dean and/or Executive director level experience required. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills are also required.