Dean of Business and Technology

Community College of Philadelphia
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 11, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Community College of Philadelphia

Success starts at Community College of Philadelphia. Innovators and difference makers work at Community College of Philadelphia. Diversity thrives at Community College of Philadelphia. We are a college that is committed to promoting a work environment that attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff. We challenge each other and ourselves to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College and the betterment of Philadelphia. We value and support an intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us and become a part of a community that has long been and will continue to be generators of generational chance in this city and beyond.


Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a Dean, Business & Technology position.

For a complete position description, and apply online, please visit our career site at, or click the "Apply" button.

"Success Starts Here" is our message to the Philadelphia community - and at Community College of Philadelphia, we recognize that our success as a college and the success of our students starts with our employees. Our employees are vital to our success. Our total compensation package includes a comprehensive offer of benefits that are unrivaled by most.

Our benefits include:

  • 100% College-paid medical, dental and prescription drug for employees and all of their eligible family members
  • College-paid life and disability insurance
  • College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
  • College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months (off on Fridays)
  • Most employees work from home one day each week
  • Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
  • Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution)
  • 403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off

Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Qualifications

• Earned master's degree in an academic discipline represented within the Division is required. Any and all degrees must be from a recognized institutional accreditor.

• Seven (7) years of progressively responsible relevant experience in higher education required.

• A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a management capacity, with demonstrated successful experience in personnel management and budget development required.

• Teaching experience required.

• Experience in academic assessment work at the course, program, and institutional levels required.

• A demonstrated strong commitment to academic excellence, strong work ethic, and demonstrated academic record of innovation and program development, analysis and evaluation required.

• Knowledge of nationally recognized reform efforts in the areas of instructional and curricular innovation practices, Guided Pathways, developmental education, as well as practices in retention and enrollment development, required.

• Knowledge of state and federal laws related to higher education required.

• Experience with regional and program-specific accreditation issues and processes required.

• Demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities in working with faculty, staff, students and community groups of diverse backgrounds, as well as deep commitment to issues of diversity, equity and inclusion, required.

• Conversant in technological innovations and potential programs of the future.

• An innovative, solution-oriented thinker who understands complex systems and has strong relationship-building skill sets that lead to high quality organizational practices and results.

• Ability to articulate complex higher education issues in a manner that can clearly be understood by a variety of audiences.

• Skilled in strategic thinking, planning and execution, change management and system thinking with knowledge of strategy development and implementation, performance management systems of goals, targets and monitoring progress.

• Outstanding interpersonal skills including engaging verbal and written communication and ability to influence a wide range of individuals from different backgrounds and at different levels.

• Effective decision-making skills and ability to juggle multiple and competing demands and establish priorities in a highly dynamic environment, while providing continual attention to detail.

• Demonstrated ability to establish and leverage relationships with business, education, government and other constituencies.

• Demonstrated commitment to the mission of a community college, and a strong commitment to a large, complex and diverse campus community.

• Experience in a role requiring advanced collaboration and problem-solving skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to work with efficiency and diplomacy, particularly as part of a team effort.

• Ability to maintain sensitivity, understanding and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and ethnic backgrounds required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Doctoral degree preferred.

• Teaching experience at a community college is preferred.

• Prior experience in a unionized environment preferred.


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