Dean, Engineering and Science Division
Midwest City, OK
Job posting number: #7069349
Posted: September 1, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionDescription of Duties: As the academic leader of the Engineering and Science Division, the Dean recruits, recommends, schedules, supports and evaluates fulltime Faculty who instruct in transfer programs such as Engineering, Biology, Geosciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Pre-Nursing & Pre-Pharmacy. Report directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Collaborate with the Associate Dean to recommend Adjunct Faculty appointments. Skillfully manage & evaluate Professional and Classified staff assigned to the Engineering and Science Division. Recommend/allocate resources as budget manager. Develop & forward the annual budget for review and approval. Approve changes in curriculum and program development as presented by Faculty. Collaborate with Faculty & other educational entities such as, other Divisions & institutions, to ensure maintaining quality programs on campus & online is a priority. Work with Faculty who provide remedial coursework. Represent the Division by serving on various Campus committees, as well as on applicable statewide & local committees focused on engineering & science related programs. Foster & support new & creative ideas, collaborative learning, innovative pedagogy & Faculty development in a positive, community environment within the scope of the College's mission. Cultivate a student-friendly environment & assist in resolving student issues & providing advisement assistance. Support retention efforts within the Division & the Campus. Teach three (3) credit hours annually. Develop & maintain close collaborative relationships with two (2) & four (4) year education institutions. Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree in Engineering, Science or related field as compared to the disciplines offered within the Engineering & Science Division. Three (3) years' experience teaching at the college level in a related field or three (3) years combined college teaching experience in a related field & administrative experience. Experience in preparing annual departmental budgets. Ability to interpret College's policies & procedures. Demonstrated clear & concise oral/written communication & conflict resolution skills. Ability to develop a professional educational environment at the higher education level. Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism at all times. Light lifting up to 10 lbs and light carrying up to 10 lbs required. Ability to reach above shoulder. Periods of time spent sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, bending and stooping. Mobility to move from building to building on-campus and to visit off-campus site/facilities.
Desired Qualifications: Doctorate Degree in Engineering, Science or related field as compared to the disciplines offered within the Engineering & Science Division. Three (3) years' experience teaching at a community college or three (3) years combined community college teaching experience & higher education administration experience. Demonstrated knowledge of instructional design for various delivery systems & experience with assessment of campus & online instruction. Experience in strategic planning/implementation on a departmental or divisional level. Demonstrated collaborative efforts between education and/or community entities.