Job TitleDivisional Dean - Technology, Health, and Business
Position StatusFull Time
Assignment LengthThis field only applies to Faculty
Pay RateCommensurate with education and experience.
DepartmentNE Tech, Health & Business
Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA), the Divisional Dean is responsible for leading faculty and sustaining a student-centered academic culture that promotes collaboration, innovation, excellence, and integrity in teaching.
This leadership position serves as the first level of academic administration for credit and non-credit programming for the campus, including program development and assessment. Additionally, manages division budget, teaching and learning assessment, and works in concert with VPAA to recommend faculty appointment, professional development, academic student support (i.e. library, learning centers), and evaluation in adherence to college policy and procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Assists and advises the Vice President for Academic Affairs regarding students, personnel, or resource management concerns in a timely manner
• Establishes and follows through on a course of action for self or others to assure accomplishment of assigned objectives at the level expected for the position
• Ensures fiscal responsibility in the development and management of the schedule of classes and resource management in assigned budgets; monitor spending and approve expenditures according to established policies and procedures
• Collaborates with secondary school partners to coordinate course offerings and other partnership initiatives
• Collaborates with university partners in support of initiatives such as articulation agreements
• Directs and manages course schedules and teaching assignments following the College’s policies and procedures
• Supports faculty excellence in instruction to ensure student success
• Collaborates with instructional leaders throughout the College on initiatives and operations
• Tracks and analyzes student performance, enrollments, and learning outcomes to make informed decisions regarding the status of academic programs and resource management (e.g., personnel and classroom resources)
• Follows the College’s policies and procedures to coordinate program compliance and assessment efforts
• Leads in addressing Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements for accreditation
General Supervision and Management
• Supervises, orient, mentor, assign, and monitor duties and responsibilities of all faculty, instructional leaders, and staff
• Recruits and recommends qualified faculty and staff
• Ensures evaluation and support of faculty, instructional leaders and staff to promote student success
• Develops and manages performance improvement plans in collaboration with supervisors and Human Resources
• Manages division budget
• Authorizes or denies student petitions, including course substitutions, prerequisite overrides, and grade changes
Faculty Supervision and Management
• Recommends faculty for promotion in rank, tenure, re-employment, and faculty development leave
• Follows college procedures in the development of curricula and course syllabi
• Collaborates with the college community in the implementation of the College’s 3 Goals and 8 Principles
• Adheres to College policies and procedures
• Adheres to applicable safety procedures
• Participates on behalf of the College in external community organizations and associations
• Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity, and service to the College
• Attends the workplace regularly and follow a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
Performs other related tasks as required.
SUPERVISION – Works under the general supervision of the campus Vice President for Academic Affairs.
The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures
• Master’s degree
• Three (3) years full-time teaching experience in a credit curriculum at the post- secondary level
• Three (3) years of leadership in curriculum and instruction
Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures
• Doctoral degree
• An understanding of and commitment to the open access policy and philosophy of the comprehensive community college
• Academic credentials to teach in one of the instructional areas within the division
Knowledge, Skills and Ability
• Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment and a setting that is diverse
• Ability to think critically to effectively solve and communicate problems in a fast-paced environment where the demands for work are varied and unpredictable in scope and volume
• Ability to analyze data and provide sound recommendations based on policy, procedure, practice and existing regulations
• Ability to delegate work appropriately to faculty and staff to meet College and campus deliverables
• Ability to use computer applications and enterprise systems, including proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software
• Skilled in excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with diverse populations
• Ability to work independently and take initiative
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.