The Division for Arts, Business Humanities and Social Science contains a wide variety of academic programs including Associate of Science degrees, Associate of Applied Science degrees, Associate of Arts degrees, Certificates, and Career Studies Certificates that support direct transfer to 4-year colleges and universities, as well as direct pathways to careers. The academic disciplines include Social Science, Liberal Arts, Graphic and Media Design, Business Administration, Accounting. The Associate Dean reports to the division dean and provides leadership and oversight for an academic division of instructional programs and courses that support the first two years of baccalaureate education and prepare students to directly enter the workforce. In conjunction with the division dean, the associate dean provides a key leadership role in recruitment, professional development, evaluation, and promotion of full-time and adjunct faculty. In close collaboration with the faculty and other academic administrators, the Associate Dean promotes and ensures quality, integrity, currency, and responsiveness of all instructional activities and promotes the division's vision that advances the College's mission and contributes to achievement of the College's goals and objectives for student success. By supporting the division's innovative partnerships and grant opportunities, the associate dean represents the College in community outreach. •Responsible for assisting with the oversight and management of Division in collaboration with the Dean. • • Gives focused attention to budgetary planning and operational processes that effectively support the needs of College. • Proposes, creates, and implements projects and initiatives that serve the College's strategic goals for student success, excellence, and innovative partnerships. • Serves as liaisons with internal and external auditors while ensuring compliance with statutes, policies, regulations and procedures of the VCCS and the Commonwealth of Virginia. • Directs, plans, organizes, and provides leadership to the day to day operations and recruit, develop, supervise, support, and evaluate full-time and part-time faculty. • Participates in creating and administering the division budget to ensure effective and efficient use of the division's resources. • Leads, manages, and coordinates assessment of college and division goals and of outcomes. • Resolves student, faculty and staff complaints based on applicable policies and procedures. • Acts on behalf of the Division Dean and represent the division as needed. •Curriculum Management and program management • • Ensures compliance with requirements and standards for SACSCOC and specialized or programmatic accreditation with special attention to student learning outcomes. • Conducts systematic curriculum development and review, ensuring continued excellence in signature programs, and building new and emerging programs. • Coordinates with program and department chairs on curricula, scheduling, staffing, and assessment. • Creates faculty class schedule assignments and monitor and report faculty workload. • Promotes and ensures quality, accuracy, and responsiveness of student advising. • Promotes effective use of technology in face-to-face and online instruction. •In conjunction with faculty and administrative staff, develop pathways for timely program completion and meets the needs of students and community stakeholders both on and off campus. • • Works with Workforce Development and business and industry to develop and maintain internship and cooperative education opportunities for students. • Reviews processes and procedures and collaborate in the implementation of new technologies and workflows to improve services to students. • Works with four-year colleges and universities to develop and maintain innovative partnerships that provide effective pathways for efficient transfer. • Provides leadership for special programs and initiatives, to include dual enrollment, early college, and college readiness in conjunction with regional high schools; developmental mathematics; honors; student cohorts and learning communities; service learning. • Ensures compliance with all Federal/State laws.
•Education and Experience: • • A master's degree in field or a master's degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university in a discipline served by the Division. • Experience in curriculum development, assessment and accreditation, integrated higher education student information systems and development and application of academic policies and procedures. •Skills: • • Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Financial management and strong analytical skills. • Exceptional presentation skills. • Strong customer service skills. • Leadership ability for team oriented environment. • Superior strategic and tactical planning skills. •Ability to: • • Work cooperatively with multiple constituencies, both internal and external. • Write effective and accurate reports. • Maintain confidential and sensitive information. • Resolve problems and to develop relevant alternatives and recommendations. • Manage multiple tasks, be organized and detail oriented. • Work at all campus and off site locations. • Work independently and as a part of a project team to meet deadlines. • Train staff and campus services programs and policies. • Ability to use current administrative and instructional information technology hardware, software, platforms, and social media.
Internal Number: 26520
About Thomas Nelson Community College
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.