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Dean of Science, Engineering & Mathematics


Employer:  Ohlone College
Job Number:  7046385
Date Posted:  01/19/2017
Application Deadline: 2/13/2017

Job Description

OHLONE COLLEGE

Dean of Science, Engineering & Mathematics

Posting Details

Job Description Summary Under the direction of the Vice President- Academic Affairs, plan, organize,
control and direct faculty, students and the College community with regards to programs and services within an assigned Division; provide curriculum development support to faculty; generate assignments for the semester schedule; advocate for resources to departmental support programs; supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

Operational characteristics, services and activities of an instructional program.
Innovative techniques to improve teaching and learning. Enrollment management tools and data.
Student learning outcomes and assessment activities at program and course levels.
Principles and practices of instructional program development and administration.
Methods and terminology of an assigned area of expertise. Current trends, research and development in assigned discipline. Community college accreditation standards.
Course management software and assigned databases. Curriculum policies and procedures.
Union contracts. Title V regulations.
Cultural sensitivity.
Budget preparation and control.
Oral and written communication skills.
Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training. Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures including the Education Code.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Operation of a computer and assigned software.

ABILITY TO:
Provide support and assistance to faculty, students and the College community with regards to programs and services within an assigned Division.
Plan, organize, control and direct an assigned academic Division. Provide curriculum development support to faculty.
Generate assignments for the semester schedule.
Oversee the operations of an assigned tutoring or learning center as assigned by the position.
Advocate for resources to departmental support programs. Analyze and evaluate programs, policies and operational needs. Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Operate a computer, assigned office equipment and assigned software. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Meet schedules and time lines.
Work independently with little direction. Plan and organize work.
Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports.
Direct the maintenance of a variety of reports, records and files related to assigned activities

Essential Duties ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Plan, organize, control and direct an assigned academic Division; assure the effective implementation of instructional activities in accordance with College policies and procedures; oversee department and grant budgets; facilitate communication between staff, faculty and students; distribute and process faculty evaluation surveys as assigned; plan and manage department events, activities and functions as required.

Provide curriculum development support to faculty; develop learning college model to support teaching innovation; assess SLOs; research, develop and review courses; improve database functions and input data as required; communicate with administrators and faculty to resolve issues and concerns; assure quality of instructional programs.

Generate assignments for the semester schedule; balance course offerings and assignments; analyze faculty loads; locate and assign classrooms using an assigned database; manage student enrollment in accordance with College policies and procedures; communicate with faculty to assure implementation of enrollment goals and priorities; cancel classes that do not meet enrollment standards.

Oversee the operations of an assigned tutoring or learning center as assigned by the position; provide leadership for academic, administrative,

programmatic and fiscal activities related to program delivery; assure the quality and effectiveness of center operations and programs.

Advocate for resources to departmental support programs; communicate with administrators to discuss needs and opportunities; review, analyze and document needs; assist with budget development; assure the availability of Division resources to appropriate staff; serve as liaison between department and administrators and outside agencies.

Respond to inquiries, concerns and issues from faculty and students; forward issues to appropriate departments including Human Resources and Student Services; formulate solutions in conjunction with appropriate personnel; authorize and process professional development and field trip requests, student petitions, waivers and other documents and requests as required; resolve issues and conflicts, and provide detailed and technical information concerning Division programs, departments, services, curriculum, courses and related standards, requirements, practices, schedules, strategies, plans, goals, objectives, laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures..

Review professional development requests; determine availability of funds; confirm applicability of development opportunities to staff responsibilities; assure the accuracy of data and information; authorize and forward requests as appropriate; lead faculty workshops for training and professional development.

Prepare Basic Skills reports; monitor allocations; communicate with program coordinators; review professional development and curricular innovations and opportunities; provide support to deans regarding Basic Skills courses and services including tutoring.

Maintain current knowledge of educational trends, innovations and practices, and local, State and federal programs, laws, codes, regulations and pending legislature related to Division departments, programs and activities; modify programs, instructional activities, policies and procedures to meet State and federal requirements as needed.

Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned faculty and classified staff; interview and select employees and recommend transfers, reassignment, termination and disciplinary actions; coordinate faculty and staff work assignments and schedules, and review work to assure compliance with established standards, requirements and procedures.

Plan, organize and implement long and short-term programs and activities designed to develop assigned programs and services.

Direct the preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records and files related to personnel and assigned activities.

Communicate with other administrators, personnel and outside organizations to coordinate activities and programs, resolve issues and conflicts and exchange information; read and respond to emails as appropriate.

Develop and prepare the annual preliminary budget for the Division; analyze and review budgetary and financial data; control and authorize expenditures in accordance with established limitations; manage and disburse grant funds and programs; respond to grant requests as required.

Operate a computer, assigned software programs and standard office equipment as assigned.

Attend and conduct various meetings as assigned; serve as a member of the departmental team; attend and participate in various advisory boards and committees; prepare and deliver oral presentations concerning Division programs, courses, services, needs and issues.
Perform related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Any combination equivalent to: masterís degree in an assigned discipline and five years increasingly responsible experience teaching at an institution of higher education

To apply, visit: http://apptrkr.com/945668

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Ohlone College
Fremont, CA 94539
United States
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