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Associate Academic Dean, College Readiness and Secondary Partnerships

Oakland Community College
Michigan, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Jul 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Education Administration & Leadership
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Full Time
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Under the direction and guidance of the Academic Dean, the Associate Academic Dean provides administrative management and leadership for the Division. Primary responsibilities include supporting the academic management and operations of the division and supporting the Dean in furthering the academic mission and direction of the College. The Associate Dean also supervises Classified staff in the department within the division. This position is expected to work in a multi-cultural diverse working environment.

  • Proven experience in developing and implementing inter-departmental and cross organizational strategic initiatives, ideally within and between secondary and post-secondary institutions
  • Understanding of and commitment to the comprehensive community college mission
  • Ability to foster student-centered environments
  • Ability to promote effective teaching and learning based on knowledge of contemporary methods of instructional delivery and curriculum development
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate and collaborate with colleagues and senior staff on multi-agency initiatives
  • Ability to work with technical, developmental, and transfer programs
  • Ability to promote uses of technology for instructional delivery and distance learning
  • Experience in planning and budgeting
  • Experience with analyzing and effectively communicating statistical reports
  • Knowledge of management and supervisory principles
  • Understanding of collective bargaining and contract maintenance

This description is intended to indicate the types of duties and responsibilities requested of the employee assigned this title. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that may be required:

  1. Works with Dean to implement major research, planning, assessment, and tracking initiatives relating to curriculum development, program development, student learning, and other designated projects.
  2. Works collaboratively with College administration, faculty, and representatives from area K-12 school districts to initiate, establish, and maintain appropriate articulation and related agreements that support the academic mission of the College
  3. Serves as liaison to work with the campus staff to appropriately research, direct, and route student questions, appeals, and other related issues.
  4. Plans and implements activities that increase participation in secondary partnership opportunities.
  5. Represents administrative views and needs on college wide committees concerning issues related to assigned areas of responsibility.
  6. Assists with coordination of adjunct faculty orientations.
  7. Directs events and activities such as early college and dual enrollment programs, career technical education (CTE) articulation agreements.
  8. Assists with developing the annual departmental budget, faculty needs, and curriculum; assists Dean in monitoring budgetary expenditures.
  9. Facilitates ongoing program evaluation and assessment.
  10. Represents the College on external advisory boards and committees, as directed.
  11. Monitors program compliance with articulation agreements and accreditation standards.
  12. Collaborates with other members of campus leadership teams to advance the mission of the College.
  13. Provides supervision for Classified staff, where appropriate, to include the assignment and distribution of tasks and projects, training, performance evaluation, and reviewing sick and vacation leave requests.
  14. Serves on appropriate college wide committees and assists with the formulation of policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.
  15. Engages in participatory governance pursuant to labor agreements, College policy, and applicable laws.
  16. Represents the College in appropriate community and professional organizations.
  17. Performs other related duties, as assigned.
  18. Ability to work additional hours, as needed.

EDUCATION: Master's degree in any disipline.

EXPERIENCE: Five (5) of more years of administrative experience, preferably in an academic area at a community college, with two (2) or more years combined experience establishing and overseeing academic initiatives between educational institutions, governmental, and non-governmental agencies.


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