Associate Dean Academic Affairs
Associate Dean Academic Affairs
2800 E Spring Creek Pkwy,, Plano Campus
Plano, Texas, 75074
We are searching for an experienced Associate Dean Academic Affairs
Provide leadership to ensure teaching excellence and student success in academic and workforce programs at Collin College.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Serve as the primary point of contact for students, faculty and staff for the assigned disciplines on the campus. Facilitate resolution of student complaints/concerns in a constructive, fair and balanced manner working with faculty, associate faculty, academic advisors, Dean of Students Office, and other departments as needed.
- Provide leadership in the hiring and performance management of the academic division consistent with core values and the college’s academic standards. Encourage teaching excellence and collaboration to promote academic and student success in the division through performance evaluations, goal setting, and professional development. Regularly review faculty and staff performance and make faculty contract recommendations.
- Provide leadership and monitor progress in the implementation of the college strategic plan for the division. Collaborate with the dean to develop and implement the division's strategic plan annually. Prepare reports, and analyze division and discipline-level data for data-driven decisions. Coordinate discipline and program review processes in accordance with guidelines of the Institutional Effectiveness Office. Oversee workforce program compliance with college, accreditation and THECB requirements, if applicable.
- Serve as liaison between the academic division and various departments, programs and services to coordinate dual credit offerings, service learning, the honors institute, and honor societies. Plan, develop and promote strategies for improving instruction, retention, completion, discipline specific academic advising, and related initiatives.
- Assist the Dean in developing class schedules. Assign faculty schedule/load and ensure compliance with academic policies, procedures and guidelines of Collin College, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
- Assist in formulating and recommending the annual budget for the assigned disciplines. Recommend capital equipment and supplies necessary for the effective implementation and maintenance of educational programs and labs within the division.
- Foster effective communication between faculty, staff and administrators within the Division, as well as with other areas of the college. Interact and work collaboratively with other members of the college community in areas.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Perform all duties to maintain all standards in accordance with College policies, procedures, and core values.
Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution and five (5) years of higher education administrative and/or teaching experience (to include at least 2 years of administrative level experience in higher education with a minimum of one (1) year of teaching in higher education required).
Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution preferred.
One (1) year of supervisory of required experience required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of program writing
- Knowledge of grant writing
- Knowledge of budget creation and management
- Knowledge of regional and state wide challenges
- Critical thinking skills
- Organizational skills
- Team building skills
- Verbal and written communication skills
- Problem solving skills
- Management skills
- Ability to understand and articulate the standards set forth by the state and regulatory agencies
- Ability to build schedules
- Ability to analyze data
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly having to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for the Sedentary Work category and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated Light Work. Positions in this class typically require talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking and repetitive motions. Relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. Office environment. Little physical effort required.
***This is a Security Sensitive position. Therefore candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.***
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of the positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. The employer actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.
Employment Type: Administrator
Compensation Type: Annual
Compensation Range: $85,038.00 - 97,793.00
For any employment questions, please contact HR at (972) 985-3783 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Collin College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.