Serve as advocate for and represent the instructional unit.
Work collaboratively with division chairs, department heads, other instructional unit deans, faculty, and staff. Establish and maintain an effective communication process within and among units.
Provide leadership in development of effective teaching and learning strategies and outcome assessment tools. Represent the unit in articulation and partnership activities with high schools, community colleges, four-year institutions, and business and industry partners.
Conduct program review processes.
Actively initiate and support activities that promote diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice.
Lead efforts to pursue grant opportunities for the unit.
Facilitate faculty and staff development.
Oversee class scheduling and catalog preparation within the unit.
Oversee facility and equipment allocation.
Develop and manage unit budget allocations in support of instruction and oversee all auxiliary and resale accounts.
Assume primary responsibility for recruitment, screening, orientation, and professional development of full and part-time faculty.
Supervise teaching faculty, and classified staff within unit.
Serve as the unit appeal representative for student complaints.
Establish and maintain relationships with colleges and universities who provide the resources for partnerships, collaboration and opportunities for increasing faculty diversity.
Oversee tenure review process for probationary faculty and evaluation processes for full- and part-time faculty.
Oversee faculty vocational certification process.
Establish and maintain identified FTE targets, effectively allocating personnel and budget resources.
Participate in Advisory Committee meetings and the development of work plans for programs within the unit.
Oversee and foster collaborative planning and goal setting for programs and departments within the unit.
Interact and interface with Workforce Southwest Washington, and other applicable state, local, and regional agencies.
Facilitate articulation agreements for programs in the unit.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Common Duties Established by the College:
Serve as chair or member of designated College committees, councils, and teams.
Provide leadership in accordance with the Mission and Vision established by the College, furthering Core Themes and College Objectives.
Ensure areas of responsibility operate effectively within the policies and procedures of the College and applicable governing agencies.
Develop and implement policies and procedures for operating unit(s).
Train, supervise, and evaluate employees in accordance with negotiated agreements, applicable state and federal laws, and College policies and procedures.
Exercise effective stewardship over college resources.
Prepare reports and analytical materials to illustrate objectives, activities, and accomplishments of areas of responsibility.
Create a safe, bias-free working environment, which engenders respect for differences.
Work to achieve the core theme of fostering a diverse college community as established by the College.
Engage in and promote shared governance.
Master's Degree from a regionally accredited institution, preferably in an academic area related to assignment.
Three (3) years of full-time leadership experience in academic administration or instruction reasonably related to the administrative assignment.
Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students and employees.
Culturally responsive, inclusive, and anti-racist practice in instruction.
Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
Vaccination requirement: Per Washington State Proclamation 21-14.1: college employees must be fully vaccinated. Your COVID-19 vaccine status must be validated by the Human Resources office prior to the commencement of work. Requesting a disability or religious exemption would be done through the Human Resources office.
WHAT WE OFFER:
A healthy work/life balance for our employees with the opportunity for flexible work schedules and remote work depending on position and college needs.
McClaskey Culinary Institute offers fast, fresh, and healthy dining options for students, faculty, staff, and the community. The space, located in Gaiser Hall, features three kiosks, a full-service retail bakery and barista bar, grab-and-go items, and a student-run restaurant.
Coffee Lounge in Hannah Hall and Clark Café in Joan Stout Hall.
Campus bookstore offers snacks, apparel, and specialty supplies.
Gym and recreation facilities.
Clark promotes wellness with a variety of different workshops and events
Clark College inspires learners to excel, transforms lives, and strengthens our increasingly diverse community. Clark College, in service to the community, guides individuals to achieve their educational and professional goals.