The Dean provides strategic leadership and direction for the Division of STEM and Education. Departments/Programs include: Animal Care, Aviation Sciences, Biotechnology, Computer and Informational Sciences, Early Childhood Development, Early Childhood Education, Engineering and Industrial Technologies, Elementary Education, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Veterinarian Technology.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervises course and program development, including designating future academic directions for Division, recruiting new or existing faculty/staff to develop/revise courses and/or programs of study consistent with academic direction of Division; reviewing and presenting all curriculum proposals for Division approval and submission to the College Curriculum Committee.
Oversees activities associated with specialized external accreditation of programs of study within the Division, including self-study/interim report, site visit, and response to accrediting agency actions.
Oversees activities associated with internal and external program review, including program assessment and student learning outcomes; Department of Higher Education Performance Accountability Objectives and Indicators.
Develops schedule of day, evening, online and weekend credit courses (Master Schedules) throughout the calendar year, including soliciting departmental input on course offerings, receiving faculty input on their preferred schedule and courses to be taught.
Monitors course registrations and adjusts course offerings (adding or canceling sections).
Works with the Dean of Strategic Partnerships to advance early college, dual enrollment and articulation agreements to expand early college partnerships with local school districts. Collaborates with other academic deans and College personnel to implement trransfer academic pathways to expand transferability of credit.
Administers collective bargaining agreements for "Full-time and Part-time Day Faculty and Professional Staff", "Division of Continuing Education", and Classified employees, including workload assignment; evaluation; recommendations for hiring, re-appointment/non-reappointment, promotion, rank change, sabbatical, tenure, dismissal, discipline, evaluation, transfer, retrenchment; and participates in grievance procedures.
Directs, coordinates, encourages, and supports professional development activities for faculty and staff.
Fulfills designated responsibilities related to policies and procedures for student complaints, grievances, and grade appeals.
Organizes program-specific orientations; coordinates agenda with key faculty as well as with representatives of Student Services (i.e. Admissions/Enrollment Services, Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Student Support Center, Health Services).
Oversees Divisional budget and expenditures (i.e. grant-related, college appropriated, outside entity contracts) including requesting resources, hiring personnel, monitoring spending, approving purchases.
Manages implementation of Strategic Plan activities, including developing/reviewing goals/objectives for Academic Affairs Component, Division, and related Departments/Programs; monitoring implementation timetable; providing interim and final reports on status of accomplishments; assisting departments/programs with implementation.
Reviews and interprets career/market data, job availability, survey results, graduate placements, and other pertinent data to develop goals/ objectives/direction for the Division.
Promotes academic/divisional relationships with related community and national agencies, schools, businesses, colleges, and individuals, including NSCC advisory committees, employers, high schools, transfer colleges/universities.
Fosters collegiality within the Division and College, supports a learner-centered environment, and manages change to achieve a climate of openness, trust, and adaptability.
Performs other related duties as assigned by the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Vice President of Academic Affairs
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Full and part-time faculty, professional staff, classified staff, and other individuals assigned to the Division
SALARY: Anticipated salary is $105,000 to $120,000 per year, commensurate with education and experience. Full time benefited employees at North Shore Community College are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package offered through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Click HERE for a highlight of these benefits.
STARTING DATE: ASAP
The Search Committee will begin reviewing resumes immediately and the process will continue until the position is filled. To be considered candidates should submit the following documents: 1) a cover letter that addresses the duties and responsibilities and qualifications listed above: 2) a resume: 3) names of at least three professional references.
Minimum of an earned Master's Degree in a related field within STEM or Education; doctorate preferred.
Minimum of 5 years academic administration experience at the department chair level or above in a higher education setting.
Successful teaching experience in higher education, preferably in a community college.
Demonstrated record of high quality leadership and administration in higher education.
Demonstrated experience in promoting/establishing relationships with community and national agencies.
Demonstrated expertise in curriculum development with a knowledge of outcomes assessment to guide curricular innovation and improvement.
Demonstrated appreciation for the use of innovative technologies in instruction and learning.
Demonstrated effectiveness in communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to be a team contributor.
Successful experience interacting with culturally diverse populations with a focus on the equity agenda.
Experience with management in a collective bargaining environment preferred.
Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the comprehensive community college.
Candidates will be required to pass a CORI/SORI and/or a National background check as a condition of employment
Additional Salary Information: Anticipated salary is $105,000 to $120,000 per year, commensurate with education and experience. Full time benefited employees at North Shore Community College are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package offered through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Click HERE for a highlight of these benefits.
North Shore Community College is a diverse, caring, inclusive community that inspires our students to become engaged citizens and to achieve their personal, academic, and career goals through accessible, affordable, rigorous educational opportunities that are aligned with our region's workforce needs and will prepare them for life in a changing world. NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges, which serves the 26 cities and towns north of Boston. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single leased building to an urban campus in downtown Lynn and a suburban campus in Danvers, and from five to 80 academic programs of study. Nearly 50,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).