Position TitleAcademic Dean - Technology
DepartmentTechnology - Dept
Employee GroupSupervisory & Managerial
Starting Salary RangeHigh 70's to mid 90's
Excellent benefits package. Click here to view our benefits summary.
The Dean is a front-line learning leader of the college, a member of the Academic Affairs executive staff, and a member of the college management team. The Academic Dean is responsible for promoting academic, administrative and fiscal leadership in accordance with Mott Community College’s Strategic Plan and for exercising holistic judgment when executing the duties of this position.
The Academic Dean supervises division staff and division faculty. The Technology Division includes the Automotive Technology, CADD, Electronics and Electrical Technology, HVAC, Information Technology, Mechanical Operations Technology, and Welding programs.
Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Master’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution.
2. A minimum of 3 years of teaching experience at the college level.
3. A minimum of 2 years in academic leadership roles or administrative experience such as managing budgets and/or resources, committee leadership, coordination, special project assignments, quality initiatives or similar work (can be concurrent with #2).
4. An understanding of and vision for the division.
5. Budget experience that encompasses the management of resources and the reconciliation of competing needs in excess of available resources.
6. High energy level, sense of humor, diplomatic/tactful, and passionate about the dimensions of this position.
7. Excellent organizational and problem solving skills including the ability to anticipate needs and concerns of stakeholders.
8. History of being open-minded, supportive, trustworthy, and fair.
9. Demonstrated project planning and management, time management, and priority setting skills. Ability to work successfully in a high stress environment, handling multiple tasks and projects simultaneously. Demonstrated history of on-time delivery of projects; project coordination; and anticipation of issues.
10. A commitment to and understanding of the mission of a comprehensive community college
11. Embraces the community college mission; follows the basic tenets of Mott Community College’s Foundational Beliefs: Employee Success, Student Success, Civility, and Compliance, and provides excellent customer service.
12. Good interpersonal skills, including listening, with demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups of people. Must have the ability to work as a team member, foster a cooperative work environment and maintain effective relationships.
13. Ability to appropriately use and demonstrate proficiency with standard office productivity software and tools.
Additional Desirable Qualifications
1. Teaching and or administrative experience in a community college environment
2. Experience working in a unionized environment
3. Two years of budget experience encompassing grant development and management experience.
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
• With or without accommodation, the employee in this position needs to move about and position him/herself to access files and operate office productivity machines. The employee must be able to work at a desk for long periods of time and operate a computer workstation and telephone. It is necessary to communicate both in person, over the telephone, and computer email with a large variety of people each day. It is also essential to occasionally transport up to 10 pounds. The employee must, with or without accommodation, have the ability to detect information on a computer screen, for example checking email or creating spreadsheets.
• The minimum reasoning skills necessary for this position include the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
• The minimum language skills necessary for this position include the ability to read and interpret documents such as technical and business reports and procedure manuals. The person must also have the ability to write complex reports and correspondence and be able to communicate effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
• The minimum mathematical skills necessary for this position include the ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages. The person must also have the ability to apply concepts of algebra.
• Must be able to remain in a stationary position frequently (approximately (20-30%) of the time.
• Willingness and ability to work the hours necessary to meet the needs of our customers and achieve departmental goals, including work outside of the standard office hours and weekends
• Hiring of part-time faculty each semester involves recruiting/staffing efforts similar to that of seasonal business activity.
• Additional hours may be required to accommodate presentations, deadlines, meeting schedules, etc.
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Degree must be conferred by application deadline
Visa sponsorship is not available.
The cover letter and resume (CV) will be reviewed by a committee. These materials should address how the applicant meets the minimum and preferred qualifications.
Unofficial transcripts of qualifying degree are required at the time of application. Be sure to cover all birth-dates and/or social security numbers before uploading transcripts. You may upload additional related transcripts under Optional Documents or combine transcripts into one file (preferred method).
Application DeadlineOpen until filled
Additional Application Deadline Information
The College reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified.
Equal Opportunity Statement
As an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution, the College encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. The College does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran’s status, age, disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform adequately, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Title IX Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC- 2030G), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0024. Title II, ADA, Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Curtice-Mott Complex (CM-1024), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0373. Section 504 Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC- 1130), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0191.