Job Opportunities at Atlantic Cape

This position is effective July 1, 2013 and is exempt from the bargaining unit.

Dean, Career, Technical and STEM Education

Posted: April 10, 2013
Salary: TBA
Duties: Reports to the Vice President, Academic Affairs and provides operational leadership and oversight for Business Studies, Nursing and Allied Health, Information Systems and Aviation Studies, Math/Science, Continuing Education, Instructional Technology, and the Mays Landing Faculty Support Office.

Identifies and develops workforce or contract training programs based on emerging high occupational demand data as well as identifying opportunities in which faculty expertise can be provided in the development, or enhancement, of CE programs.

Provides executive leadership for the overall direction, management, professional development and selection of full-time and adjunct faculty through each departmentís area coordinator; supervises, evaluates and provides guidance to instructional and administrative personnel, including professional direction and supervision for faculty during tenure and promotion processes; actively promotes a climate of collegiality and peer support throughout CTE/STEM and faculty at large; provides leadership in the development of policies, procedures, programs and systems in support of credit and non-credit programs and instructional technology.

Serves as an advisor to the VPAA on technical, career, and STEM curricula and operational initiatives, providing leadership in the identification of economic, technological and workforce needs and recommendations of new academic and student support programs aligned with those external developments.

Develops integrated support to the career, academic, and developmental goals of students, including active support and promotion of emerging student success initiatives; responds to student concerns and inquiries.

Models and implements effective management strategies with faculty and adjuncts in such areas as on-going professional development, peer and student mentoring, behavioral assessment and customer service awareness; promotes familiarity and competence in instructional techniques including distance delivery of instruction; supports the VPAA in the facilitation of governance processes; manages complaints and grievances from students and staff pertaining to instructional matters;

Provides oversight for all academic program reviews and program accreditation requirements covering those academic departments within CTE/STEM while applying effective strategic planning and finance strategies in determining future development of new programs and direction of present programs; provides oversight for all required learning outcomes assessment functions within CTE/STEM; develops and sustains outcomes assessment processes targeting all programs of study and the division as a whole; demonstrates reliance on the analysis of data and report writing to guide future action and program planning; accountable for the effective integration of reliable learning outcomes data with specific strategies to improve curricula and instruction on an ongoing basis.

Conducts division meetings twice per semester for the purpose of articulating and monitoring progress of administrative goals, objectives, strategies, and priorities; responds to input from each department; meets weekly with area coordinators and program managers, as a group, so as to provide follow up with ongoing initiatives and continuous guidance and direction; facilitates lateral communication among assigned academic departments; actively collaborates with assigned area coordinators regarding the following duties: scheduling of courses; assignment of instructors; approval of adjunct hires; approval of instructional substitutions; and delivery of adjunct development programs; schedules ongoing one on one meetings with each area coordinator and administrative manager to monitor progress of all assigned initiatives, projects, and routine duties.

Establishes effective relationships with appropriate members of state and local governments, businesses and community leaders in promoting Career and Technical Education and STEM programs; oversees and organizes Advisory Councils in support of academic and continuing education programs.

Provides oversight to the coordination with student affairs regarding articulation agreements with four-year colleges, implementation of advising, behavioral assessment initiatives, and student engagement activities.

Provides oversight to CTE/STEM dual and concurrent enrollment activities associated with area secondary education districts; provides active involvement in partnership programs between the college, local high schools, select community-based organizations, area social service agencies, and other institutions of higher learning, both two-year and four-year public/private.

Serves as liaison between Instructional Technology and all academic departments; develops, implements and monitors departmental budgets in concert with strategic plan and with other members of the VPAAís staff; works with College Relations to develop and implement marketing plans and promotional materials for credit and non-credit programs; in conjunction with Institutional Research, monitors and analyzes enrollment trends and assists in the development of long-range planning and projection of student credit hours; in collaboration with area coordinators, develops course schedules and implements class sections and assigns faculty loads accordingly.

Initiates new academic programs or courses and makes recommendations to the VPAA regarding the development, change or deletion of programs and courses within CTE/STEM; orients new adjuncts to college policies, procedures, and resources; updates and maintains adjunct handbook; schedules and coordinates observation of adjuncts; plans and implements adjunct professional development program.

Supervises science lab and faculty support office staff; supervises administration of student evaluations of faculty; maintains budgets for science labs and faculty support office; in conjunction with Resource Development, assists in the identification of grant and other external resources to further program development to meet student success goals; assists with development and monitoring of Perkins Grants.

Supports the development of a climate that promotes innovation and improved academic and career offerings to students and the community.

Represents the college as required; ensures all departments act in compliance with FERPA, Title IX, Title IV, Clery Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and other federal and state regulations.

Serves as an internal resource to members of the college on matters related to Career and Technical Education and STEM; serves on college campus-wide committees including the Cross-Functional Technology Committee.
Minimum Requirements:Masterís degree required. Doctorate or doctoral-prepared individual preferred. Experience in program development, implementation and operations. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse administrative, academic, student and external populations. Strong organizational and leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to build consensus in a service oriented environment. Knowledge of theories of learning as they relate to the developmental and the adult learner. Demonstrated ability to develop measurable outcomes and assessments strategies to formulate data-driven decisions. Excellent communication and technology skills. Five years of progressively responsible administrative leadership in higher education setting. Excellent communication skills to include public speaking, report-writing and Board level presentations.
 Note: This position may require flexible scheduling to include evenings and weekends and duties at any Atlantic Cape location.

Candidates must send a letter and resume to the Human Resources Specialist, Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, NJ 08330. Email to Deadline April 30, 2013.

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