Dean of Science, Engineering and Math (SEM)

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 22, 2020
Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Category: Administrators

Department: Science, Engineering & Mathematics Department

Locations: Boston, MA

Posted: Sep 18, 2020

Type: Full-time

Ref No.: NUP

About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at several satellites and instructional sites throughout the Greater Boston area. The largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, BHCC serves some 18,000 students annually, focusing on holistic student services to ensure student retention and persistence. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Approximately 1000 international students attend from 100 countries, speaking more than 75 languages.


Five institutional goals guide BHCC and its work: Foster Student Success; Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness; Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity; Build Partnerships and Pathways; and Develop the College's Infrastructure. BHCC is recognized nationally for its culturally inclusive learning environments that value the strengths of diverse students and local communities, and, as an Achieving the Dream Leader College, BHCC is focused on data-driven student success.


Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America with twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offering exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, museums, galleries and an extensive network of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Unemployment consistently tracks lower than the national average and job growth in 2018 was higher than the national average. Twenty-nine colleges and universities in Boston serve more than 150,000 college students each year. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.

Job Description:

Reporting to the Associate Provost-Chelsea, the Dean of Science, Engineering and Math is part of a team of administrators whose shared focus is the development, implementation and support of innovative, online and technology based academic and co-curricular initiatives that promote student access, equity and achievement. With these goals in mind, the Dean of Science, Engineering and Math is responsible for the administration and leadership of the Division, which includes the academic departments of Biology & Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Medical Laboratory Sciences.

Job responsibilities will include enrollment and engagement initiatives, new traditional and online program and curriculum development, program review and assessment, course and event scheduling, budgeting, and faculty and staff development. In addition, the Dean oversees a number of grants that support the College's academic programs.


  • Master's Degree in an academic discipline relevant to the work of the division or higher education;
  • Progressive administrative and supervisory experience in higher education;
  • Experience in faculty and staff recruitment, evaluation and professional development;
  • Demonstrated ability to provide creative and innovative leadership including the expansion into online and virtual instructional and delivery modes;
  • Demonstrated capacity to foster and manage change in a fast-paced environment;
  • Successful college-level teaching experience;
  • Experience with curriculum and program development, assessment and strategic planning;
  • Demonstrated commitment to a student-centered and learner-focused approach to teaching and learning;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to promote collaboration among the departments;
  • Experience in managing specialized labs, equipment and learning spaces;
  • Experience in developing and managing grants and budgets;
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student, faculty, and staff population.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree in an academic discipline relevant to the work of the division or higher education;
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of the community college;
  • Progressive administrative and supervisory experience in the community college;
  • Successful community college teaching experience;
  • Experience in a collective bargaining environment;
  • Knowledge of technology used in educational programs, services and on-line course development and delivery.

Additional Information:

Salary Range: $125,000.00 - $130,000.00

Review Date: Applications will be accepted until position is filled. To ensure consideration, applications must be received by October 19, 2020.

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position please upload the following documents to your account:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents.

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