Dean of Liberal Arts
Dean of Liberal Arts
Blue Bell, PA
Montgomery County Community College invites applications for the Dean of Liberal Arts position. The Dean of Liberal Arts provides leadership for a division that includes Anthropology, Art, Communications Studies, Dance, English, ESL, History, Languages, Liberal Studies, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Reading, Sociology, Strategies for College Success, and Theatre Arts. The Dean creates and maintains clear curricular paths to career and/or transfer and supports program growth and development. The dean provides visionary leadership, articulating the centrality of a broad-based liberal arts education while supporting students, 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 PA Child Abuse, PA State Police and FBI Fingerprinting clearance.
- Master’s degree required in discipline 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.
- Knowledge of and experience with a range of instructional delivery modalities.
- Experience in curriculum or program development.
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Knowledge of programmatic or regional accreditation processes 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, the institution is positioned at the vanguard of national efforts to increase completion, improve learning outcomes, and remove barriers to access for more than 24,000 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 was recognized by NISOD and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education as one of nine “2018 Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges.” 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 01/08/2021.
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.