This position exists to provide administrative management and leadership for multiple academic programs/disciplines and serves as a member of the leadership and management teams. This includes developing and continually improving these programs, as well as managing resources and personnel effectively to meet program outcomes. The position holder is also responsible for working with other college personnel to provide college-wide leadership in developing and achieving the college's strategic priorities. This includes participating on college and system committees and task forces and leading college initiatives. Finally, this position requires engagement with other educational institutions, community organizations, legislative governing bodies, and other external stakeholders to meet the college mission and in accordance with collective bargaining agreement provisions per statewide and Minnesota State guidelines.
Provide administrative management and leadership for multiple academic programs/disciplines, credit and non-credit programs and alternative delivery programs including online.
Develop and continually improve assigned programs, as well as manage resources and personnel effectively to meet program outcomes.
Responsible for working with other college personnel to provide college-wide leadership to achieve the college's strategic priorities.
Participate on college and system committees' and task forces and lead college strategies.
Engage with other educational institutions, community organizations, legislative governing bodies, and other external stakeholders to meet the college mission.
Create and engage workforce partners to review and assess program relevance and secure resources to offset costs.
Master's degree in STEM or related field.
3+ years of higher education administrative experience at the Associate Dean level or at least 3+ years of progressively responsible experience in higher education.
Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to the diversity of college students, staff, and faculty.
Demonstrated commitment to student success and academic excellence.
Demonstrated excellent verbal and communication skills, as well as public presentation skills.
Experience in the areas of leadership, planning, development, staffing, budget management, and supervision.
Experience in analyzing multiple datasets and resources of information to inform recommendations.
Evidence of ability to deal with demanding and high stress situations, multiple priorities, and varied situations simultaneously.
Earned doctorate or ABD.
Knowledge and commitment to fulfilling the mission of a community and technical college that is student centered.
Knowledge and understanding of higher education accreditation, federal and state higher education laws and regulations and student records.
Record of leading innovation and organizational change as it relates to curriculum, programs, and student services.
Experience using data-driven evidence and proven practices to analyze problems/issues and implement solutions.
Experience being able to apply strategic thinking and strong execution skills across various forms of education styles.
Demonstrated success in building and maintaining partnerships and relationships across various stakeholder groups.
Experience being able to delegate, collaborate, and promote consensus in accomplishing the college's strategic plan.
Experience being able to create trust, teamwork, cooperation, and cohesion among faculty, staff, and administrators.
Experience working in a unionized college or university setting
This position requires successful completion of employment references and a driver's license background check.
NOTICE: Century College regrets that we are unable to offer visa sponsorships or assistance with other immigrant statuses. An applicant must be eligible to work at Century College at the time of application.
Welcome! If you are considering employment at Century College, you have made the right choice.
From the diversity of our campus, to the wealth of real-world experience in our faculty and staff, Century College is a great place to make a difference.
Century College is a community and technical college located in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, on a beautiful 170-acre campus just minutes from the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
As one of the largest two-year colleges in Minnesota, we serve over 21,000 credit and non-credit students every year. Century College offers a safe, friendly environment, and small class sizes, providing the supportive educational environment needed to help students achieve academic success.
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At Minnesota State, we have a GREATBENEFITSPACKAGE! Our generous benefits include 11 paid Holidays, Vacation Time, Sick Time, six weeks of Paid Parental Leave, low cost medical ($35.04 per month single and $239.02 per month family) and dental insurance with low deductibles ($150 – $1500), a Pension Plan, 457(b) and 403(b) retirement plans and other retirement investment options, pre-tax medical and dental expense (with roll-over option) and dependent care accounts, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, as well as professional development and a tuition waiver program for employees and their dependents, etc. We promote the health and well-being of our employees and take work/life balance seriously.
Desired Start Date: 07/05/2021
Internal Number: 1556
About Century College
At Century College, we are passionate about our mission and the role we play in transforming our students' lives, our communities, and the broader world. As a college of the community, we serve a variety of important roles, including transfer preparation, occupational preparation, business and industry training, continuing education, and personal enrichment?each of which we believe is critical in supporting our community and developing a strong and resilient workforce and populace.In doing this work, we are committed to partnering with the individuals, organizations, and K-12 institutions in our community, to ensure that we remain accessible and provide a clear pathway to higher education for our increasingly diverse and underserved populations.At the center of our mission is the success of our students. We believe that this success is about more than just "the numbers," public accountability, and meeting or exceeding benchmarks.It?s about people?transforming their lives, and helping them to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities that can, in turn, transform their families and their broader communities.In fulfilling this mission, we are committed to sustaining rigor in our wo...rk?holding high standards and expectations for both our students and for ourselves, and approaching our work with compassion?working with integrity and caring, accepting people where they are and moving them forward without sacrificing standards or expectations.