A 12 month administrative/faculty position, the Dean of Science,
Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) will provide leadership in
the ongoing development of an innovative and current curriculum in
science, mathematics, environmental sciences, avionics, engineering
and integrated production technology that prepares students for
transfer and career opportunities. In addition, this academic
leader will foster collaboration across disciplines to promote
faculty partnerships and deep learning through development of
fast-track cohorts, distance learning, structured learning
communities, service and cooperative learning and other appropriate
pedagogical strategies. The Dean will provide administrative and
instructional leadership to the faculty and staff in the division
and serves in an advisory capacity in all matters relating to the
curriculum and the instructional process
• Maintain performance standards and pursue goals, objectives,
and activities that promote the mission and values of the
• Maintain required programmatic approvals and program
• Develop and implement long-range divisional programs, plans,
goals, and policies.
• Develop and launch coastal restoration, environmental
sciences, avionics and engineering programs and other programs that
meet workforce needs in the area of STEM.
• Coordinate preparation and periodic revision of course
• Schedule course offerings and coordinate teaching
• Conduct regular divisional meetings to apprise the faculty of
institutional plans, activities, and expectations.
• Actively recruit and interview qualified full-time and adjunct
• Orient new faculty.
• Evaluate teaching faculty and division staff.
• Encourage professional development of faculty.
• Encourage and support implementation of teaching activities
that promote learning-centered education.
• Seek opportunities for program growth and development.
• Cooperate with area colleges and universities to promote
transfer of Fletcher credits through articulation agreements.
• Serve on appropriate faculty and administrative
• Maintain current knowledge of program rules and regulations,
and communicate changes to faculty and staff.
• Meet schedules and timelines.
• Maintain essential divisional records.
• Coordinate divisional budget requests and coordinate execution
of approved budget.
• Manage divisional facilities and equipment, including
maintenance and control of inventory.
• Develop reports that summarize the progress, problems, and
prospects of the division.
• Oversee development and regular integration of program
• Assume special responsibilities on assignment from the Vice
Chancellor or Chancellor.
• Create a learning environment in which all students are
treated equitably and with respect.
• Participate in professional development activities that
enhance effectiveness, particularly with respect to teaching and
• Provide classroom instruction in accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, College harassment policies, and/or other
• Be receptive to requests from colleagues, students, and
administrators to serve in a voluntary capacity in such situations
as coverage of a colleague's class on an emergency basis,
application of expertise in tasks that serve the college, speaking
engagements, college or program specific recruitment activities,
serving as advisor to a student organization, developing new
organizations, assisting in or supporting student activities,
assisting at local conferences, or participating in fund-raising
• Communicate effectively with students, colleagues, and
supervisors and utilize appropriate channels of communication
within the College community concerning procedures and/or
• Be adaptable to schedule/load adjustments based upon
enrollment and accountable for a forty-hour workweek, including
instructional responsibilities, planning, meetings, etc.
• Represent the college in manner, appearance, and behavior that
promote a positive image of the college within the community.
• Participate in committee work either as working member or as
chair. From time to time, will be asked to participate on
administrative committees, such as search committees, ad hoc
• As faculty, attend and provide meaningful instruction for all
class sessions during the semester. Be punctual in class attendance
and provide instruction for the complete class period. Make
appropriate arrangements for necessary absences according to
• Make adequate preparation for the instructional process;
incorporate strategies, and a variety of evaluation methods to
accommodate students with varying learning styles and to ensure
that course content is presented in a professional manner, with
adequate opportunity for students to engage in dialogue about
• Develop and administer periodic tests, assignments, and
informal classroom assessment (formative and summative) to monitor
students' performances, to monitor instructional effectiveness, and
administer final examinations during the scheduled exam
Qualifications: Master’s Degree in one of the instructional
areas within the division science, mathematics, environmental
sciences, avionics, engineering and integrated production
technology) or related studies and a minimum of three years’
experience in higher education. Demonstrated success in
administration, professional activities, and applied experience in
field with traditional, adult and non-traditional learners. Dynamic
leadership, experience in faculty development, and excellent
communication skills. Flexibility with the ability to be a
collaborative team player. Demonstrated commitment to student
success, outcomes-based education and sensitivity to respond
appropriately to the needs of a diverse population. Teaching
experience in a community college preferred.
Reports To: Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs &
Fletcher Technical Community College is an Equal Opportunity
Employer in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of
1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and Section 504
of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, this Educational Agency upholds
the following policy: Fletcher Technical Community College campuses
assure equal opportunity for all qualified persons without regard
to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, age,
religion, qualified disability, marital status, veteran’s status,
political affiliation, sex or sexual orientation in its hiring or
employment practices or in admission to its programs, services, or
activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in
any aspect of its operations. Each campus welcomes handicapped
individuals and has made buildings accessible to them.
Title IX Coordinator: Director of Human Resources (985)448-7929
or (985)448-7930 1407 Highway 311 Schriever, LA 70395
Qualified applicants should submit Resume, Employment
Application, and Transcript(s) to: email@example.com or Fletcher
Technical Community College Human Resources 1407 Highway 311
Schriever, LA 70395 Application Instructions can also be located at
www.fletcher.edu under Employment.