Dean of the School of Health Careers, Technologies and Applied Learning
Westchester Community College
Location: Valhalla, New York
Required Education: Master’s
Salary: The starting salary is $115,38
Higher Education Institution
SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $115,384 plus excellent benefits.
Internal Number: HERCDOFTSOHCTAAL61322
DIVISION: The School of Health Careers, Technologies and Applied Learning is comprised of 25 full time faculty members and houses the following departments: Nursing, Respiratory Care, Radiology Tech., Veterinary Tech., Emergency Medical Services, Nutrition, Culinary Arts and Health and Human Performance.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Dean will serve as the administrative head of the respective area. They will plan and develop the instructional objectives for the division. The Dean will also lead department chairs, curriculum chairs, and faculty in the development, implementation and evaluation of new and existing curricula. Responsibilities include:
Providing leadership and vision in the management and development of academic programs and curriculum for School of Health, Applied Learning and Technology;
Functioning as the first line administrator with faculty and staff in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating curricular activities and services of the division;
Overseeing the administration of all grants in the division, including Perkins, GAP, Job-linkage, and others; responsible for the adherence to the grant/proposal outcomes;
Monitoring compliance with the collective bargaining agreements;
Monitoring and overseeing the development of articulation agreements between divisional programs and appropriate 4-year institutions;
Analyzing the effectiveness of course scheduling, teaching and learning to support student success in divisional courses and programs, and recommends changes, as needed;
Evaluating the performance of full time faculty in preparation for reappointment, tenure and promotion as well as engages in classroom observations;
Supervising staff in support positions within the division, evaluating staff performance, and counseling staff, as appropriate;
Hiring, supervising, and evaluating adjunct faculty;
Serving on the Academic Leadership Council and other appropriate college committees;
Performing additional tasks or duties as assigned by the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs;
All other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a Master's degree and seven years of combined experience in the planning and development coordination of educational programs, personnel administration, or teaching experience, including three years in an administrative supervisory position. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills are also required. All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D., Ed.D., or certificate confirming A.B.D is strongly preferred.
Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. There are approximately 12,000 full- and part-time college credit students. Continuing education students bring the total number served by the college each semester to more than 24,000.