Associate Dean of Skills & Technology

Location
Arizona, United States
Salary
$71,700.00 - $76,002.00
Posted
Mar 07, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

SUMMARY OF FUNCTION:

Under the supervision of the Associate Vice President, the Associate Dean for Skills and Technology has the primary responsibility of providing strategic leadership, direction, and management for all efforts related to non-credit classes, continuing education programs and activities designed to enhance the advancement and development of the College, a complex portfolio of WIOA grants, SBDC and of campus locations. The Associate Dean of Skills and Technology is also responsible for providing administrative leadership over Workforce Development, Adult Education, and Work Ready initiatives. This individual is responsible for creating short- and long-term goals, non-credit CTE focus on other campus’.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

Serves students. Provides strategic guidance and leadership for all major programs and activities designed to enhance the advancement and development of the college. Areas of programmatic responsibility include Workforce Development, Adult Education, Work Ready initiatives, SBDC at Parker, San Luis and Wellton campus’.

Represents the college in the business community by interacting with local businesses/industry, Chambers of Commerce and economic development entities.  Manage and coordinate the development of educational services to support local economic development initiative by collaborating with area economic development agencies to develop business recruitment and expansion strategies. Work with diverse community groups, facilitating new partnerships through outreach and maintains existing relationships.  Develop and maintain working relationships with advisory boards, external contacts, alumni, volunteers, faculty, and staff.

Develop, implement, manage, and evaluate credit & non-credit educational services, SBDC and programs that address the needs of local, regional and state businesses and industries. Develop and implement strategies to secure year to year increases in participation and support for the college. Collaborate with the administration and faculty on the academic side of the college to joint venture in development of new workforce programs to enhance workforce development.

Prepare, recommend, and administer the budget for the division and departments; remain informed on sources of income, especially federal and state aid. Assist with writing grants to create revenue for new or existing programs. Develop annual departmental and program budgets. Monitors budget versus actual revenue and expenses. Develop and implement contingency plans.

Routinely attend special events and actively promote program activities at all campuses. Routinely represent the college with local councils, police juries, chambers, workforce investment councils, economic development organizations and other regional, municipal, or local government entities/organizations in order to best position the college for support throughout the region served by.

Support and participate in strategic initiatives and perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in Business, Education, Public Administration, or a related field.
  • Four years of progressive responsibility and experience in management, program development, or private industry.
  • Demonstrated success in working collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated administrative and budget experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership and management.

    Or
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Education, Public Administration, or a related field.
  • Six years of progressive responsibility and experience in management, program development, or private industry.
  • Demonstrated success in working collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated administrative and budget experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership and management
  • Supervisory experience required.

Preferred

  • Six (6) or more years of progressive responsibility in Workforce Development, Small Business Development, and Technical Education.
  • Five or more years of supervisory experience.

Work Schedule:

  • Exempt position, 12 months, Monday-Thursday, 7:00am-5:00pm. May included some Fridays, evenings and weekends.

CLOSING DATE:

Position will close Sunday, April 4, 2021 at 5:00 pm MST.  Review of applications begins on Monday, April 5, 2021. Position may re-open if a suitable candidate is not found.

ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO:

Arizona Western College
Human Resources
Phone: (928) 344-7505 / FAX: (928) 317-6001 / TTY: (928) 344-7629
Email: Human.Resources@azwestern.edu

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

The following materials must be uploaded at the time of application. Any materials submitted via e-mail, fax, or mail will not be accepted. Applications missing any of the below requirements will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.

1. Completed application
2. Cover letter/Letter of Interest
3. Resume or curriculum vitae (no more than 3 pages)
4. Unofficial College/University transcripts

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