Position Accountabilities and Essential Functions:
The successful candidate must demonstrate experience, skills, and commitment to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion in student, faculty and staff.
POSITIONSUMMARY: Under the direction of the Academic Dean, the Associate Dean provides administrative management and leadership in the Division. The primary responsibilities of the Associate Dean are to support academic management and operations of the division and support the Academic Deans in furthering the academic mission and direction of the College to help ensure student success in degree completion, successful transfer to university, and/or entry-level job employment or career advancement.
ESSENTIALDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIESINCLUDEBUTARENOTLIMITED TO THEFOLLOWING:
Provides strong leadership and team-building for division faculty and staff.
Develops and mentors professional development, professional growth and student-centered program pedagogy for Division faculty and staff.
Supervises and conducts performance evaluations for Division faculty and staff.
Aligns and administers the Division’s strategic plan with Academic Services and College Strategic Plans.
Analyzes enrollment data and expenditures by discipline and involves faculty in data review and proactive strategies to build enrollment and manage costs.
Develops, implements, and monitors annual plans for improving the quality of program offerings and services.
Works with program/discipline coordinators to develop schedule of courses to meet the needs of students and contractual obligations to faculty, while ensuring Academics’ ability to make faculty teaching assignments as needed.
Collaborates with administration and faculty to address faculty concerns.
Actively cooperates with other areas across the College including Student Educational Services and Finance/Administrative Services to support the college mission and vision for student success.
Assesses and administers equipment, technology and supply needs within budget guidelines.
Assures that programs, courses and instruction are meeting student transfer, job entry and/or career advancement needs.
Works with Deans for new program development.
Supervises and evaluates faculty and assigned divisional staff in accordance with College policies.
Coordinates with Human Resources ongoing recruitment and orientation of adjunct faculty to College policies and resources.
Works with program/discipline coordinators to monitor performance of adjunct faculty and make staffing changes when needed.
Works with program/discipline coordinators to ensure graduate survey data is completed regarding employment and salary range.
Works with program/discipline coordinators to ensure student program/discipline assessment and review of learning process results in promotion of student learning and student success.
Participates in Academic Council, Curriculum Council, and other Academic and College committees as assigned and appropriate.
Develops and updates position descriptions and assesses performance of program/discipline coordinators.
Coordinates and monitors student evaluation of all department faculty.
Monitors program compliance with articulation and accreditation standards.
Other duties as assigned by the Academic Dean.
Master’s degree in appropriate field
Credentials to teach within an academic discipline of the Division as required by the Higher Learning Commission
5 to 7 years of full-time faculty teaching experience with documented leadership experience
Documented team leadership and development, personnel management, budget creation and management
Ability to perform faculty evaluations and class scheduling
Ability to work with faculty, staff and administration in diverse settings
Ability to represent the College in a knowledgeable and positive manner to all partnership activities
Additional Experiences Considered:
Community college experience
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Complete an on-line application and attach a cover letter with position title, resume, copies of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire) and professional certifications or licenses.
Position will remain open until filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by March 15, 2021. The College reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified.
Full-time: Starting Salary $94,666 to $100,716 (Commensurate with Education and Experience)
Open Until Filled: Yes
Internal Number: 4825
About Delta College
Successful candidates must demonstrate experience, skills, and commitment to fostering an environment of diversity in student, faculty and staff.Delta College, established in 1961, offers 150 transfer and career certificate and associate degree programs, and enrolls nearly 11,000 students each semester at its main campus and three learning centers.Delta College enjoys a reputation as one of the nation’s leading community colleges. Contributing factors to this achievement are its enduring commitment to excellence, passion for innovation and focus on people. Those values can be seen in its AQIP Higher Learning Commission accreditation, charter membership in the National League for Innovation, Achieving the Dream participation, environmental stewardship and unique shared governance system.The College’s service area is comprised of Bay, Midland and Saginaw counties, each with its own appealing personality and features, located adjacent to Lake Huron in mid-Michigan. Delta College - one of America's leading community colleges!