Dean of Business and Professional Studies
Dean of Business and Professional Studies
Blue Bell, PA
Montgomery County Community College invites applications for the Dean of Business and Professional Studies position. The Dean provides leadership for a division that includes Accounting, Baking & Pastry Arts, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Education, Economics, Human Services, Management, Marketing, Mass Media, Office Management, Psychology, Public Safety Administration, Sound Recording Technology and Tourism & Hospitality Management. The Dean creates and maintains clear curricular paths to career and/or transfer, supporting program growth and the development of faculty and staff in meeting the College’s student success goals. The Dean is an important liaison for the College with business and industry partners, transfer partners, K-12 educators, government officials, grant agencies, and private funders. As a member of the VPAA’s leadership team, the dean acts to further the institution’s goals towards diversity, equity, and inclusion. This position has college-wide responsibilities that require travel between campuses and to offsite locations.
This position requires the candidate to obtain the PA Child Abuse, PA State Police, and FBI Fingerprinting clearances prior to their start date.
Following Governor Wolf's announcement on March 30, the selected candidate will work remotely until further notice. As the College re-opens the campuses, the selected candidate will transition to on-campus work. This position has college-wide responsibilities that require travel between campuses and to offsite locations. The primary office location is the Blue Bell campus.
- Master’s degree required in an area represented by the academic units in the division; doctorate preferred.
- Minimum of three (3) years previous teaching experience at the collegiate level, preferably at a comprehensive community college.
- Minimum of three (3) years administrative/leadership experience, preferably at a community college.
- Excellent management, administrative, communication and interpersonal skills.
- Data management and analysis abilities with demonstrated abilities to apply quantitative and qualitative reasoning to assessment, planning, management, and communications tasks.
- Technical proficiency in Microsoft Word applications and other productivity, communication, and presentation tools.
- Experience in curriculum or program development.
- Knowledge of and experience with a range of instructional delivery modalities.
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Experience in programmatic or regional accreditation preferred.
- Experience in grant and philanthropic acquisition, management, and reporting preferred.
Montgomery County Community College offers a comprehensive curriculum of more than 100 degree and certificate programs, a Virtual Campus, a Culinary Arts Institute, a Municipal Police Academy, and specialized workforce development programs, all of which leverage the College’s nationally ranked use of innovative technology. An Achieving the Dream (AtD) Leader College of Distinction, the institution is positioned at the vanguard of national efforts to increase completion, improve learning outcomes, and remove barriers to access for more than 19,000 students annually. The College is also recognized regionally and nationally for its sustainability leadership, work with military veterans, and community service and service learning opportunities. Montgomery County Community College has been named as one of the top 60 employers for 2019 in Pennsylvania by Forbes and as one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges in the nation for four consecutive years by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) for its commitment to diversity through inclusive learning and work environments, student and staff recruitment and retention practices, and meaningful community service and engagement opportunities. Visit mc3.edu or join us on Twitter @mccc.
Apply online: For the complete job description and to apply for this position, please visit https://www.mc3.edu/employment-opportunities Closing date for applications is JANUARY 8, 2021.
About Montgomery County Community College
For more than 55 years, Montgomery County Community College has grown with the community to meet the evolving educational needs of Montgomery County. The College’s comprehensive curriculum includes more than 100 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as customized workforce training and certifications. Students enjoy the flexibility of learning at the College’s thriving campuses in Blue Bell and Pottstown, at the Culinary Arts Institute in Lansdale, and online through a robust Virtual Campus.
As an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction, the institution is positioned at the vanguard of national efforts to remove barriers to access, improve learning outcomes, and increase completion for all students. The College also is recognized regionally and nationally for its sustainability leadership, work with military veterans, community service and service learning opportunities, and use of classroom technology. For the fourth consecutive year, MCCC has been named one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges in the nation by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development for its commitment to diversity through inclusive learning and work environments, student and staff recruitment and retention practices, and meaningful community service and engagement opportunities. For more information, visit https://www.mc3.edu.
Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and is dedicated to excellence through diversity in education and employment. MCCC, an EEO Employer, provides equal employment and educational opportunities to all who are qualified. In keeping with the College’s diversity initiative, MCCC seeks and welcomes applications from diverse candidates, those who have had multicultural experience, and those who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity.