DEAN OF INSTRUCTION, HEALTH AND INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY
Brazosport College, a two-time Top 10 finalist for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence and Achieving the Dream Leader College, seeks a dynamic and innovative individual to join its leadership team. The Dean of Instruction, Health and Industrial Technology supports the College’s student success agenda through managing the assessment of instructional effectiveness data and plans for continued improvement of assigned programs. Through collaboration with School and College Partnerships, the Dean of Instruction, Health and Industrial Technology ensures curriculum alignment that meet student and industry needs. As a member of a high functioning team, the Dean of Instruction, Health and Industrial Technology supports dynamic relationships between Brazosport College, its faculty, and staff, and with external, industrial, and educational partners.
- Reports to the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs;
- Ensures compliance with SACS and THECB instructional guidelines and prepares reports;
- Coordinates the assessment of instructional effectiveness and uses data to drive improvements;
- Collaborates on Prior Learning Assessment and pathways from noncredit to credit for workforce programs;
- Works with division chairs and directors in data analysis and reporting;
- Develops, oversees, and evaluates assigned credit programs, efficacy and needs of advisory councils, division chairs, program curriculum, faculty, and educational services support personnel;
- Maintains close contact with, listens to and develops processes to work effectively with faculty and the student body;
- Creates a multi-year strategic plan, and oversees the purchasing and reporting for Perkins funding and program planning;
- Oversees all aspects of workforce credit programs’ Student Success Initiatives, including Achieving the Dream and the QEP, student progress and student requests for policy exceptions;
- Checks and verifies payroll recommendations for adjuncts and full-time overloads;
- Provides vision and leadership for initiatives to develop and maintain academic and career pathways for the high school to college transition;
- Performs other duties of a similar nature or level as assigned;
- Supports College’s student success initiatives.
- Minimum of a master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university;
- Experience in program assessment, advisory councils, accreditation, external credentialing, dual credit, Perkins, and managing large budgets;
- Demonstrated knowledge of principles of learning theory, curriculum development, program evaluation and the tools to evaluate instructional effectiveness;
- Strong classroom management skills;
- Demonstrated knowledge of organizational development theory;
- Excellent organizational skills and detail-oriented work habits;
- Strong communication skills (oral and written), including the ability to present complex material orally and in writing and strong human relations skills;
- Experience working effectively in teams across multiple areas of an organization;
- Ability to work effectively with faculty and staff;
- Demonstrated ability working with culturally diverse populations;
- Other qualities, experiences, and skills that enhance one's value to the institution, including exceptional employment or educational qualifications, may be given special consideration.
- Coursework and/or experience in statistical analysis and use of data to drive instructional improvement;
- Experience in higher education and supervisory experience as a division chair or director in a workforce program is preferred.