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Dean, Health Sciences

Employer
Pellissippi State Community College
Location
Tennessee, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 18, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Type
Full Time


Title: Dean, Health Sciences

Pay Rate: $79,510 - $100,720.00/per year. Pay will be determined based on related work experience above required. To be considered in determining pay, all related work experience must be listed on the application.

Location: Pellissippi State Community College Campus/s

Anticipated Closing Date: TBD

Position #: 300010

Type of Appointment: Full-Time

FLSA Status: Exempt

Department: Academic Affairs

Required Documents Needed to Upload at Time of Application:

· Resume

· Unofficial Transcripts

· Three professional references (See below)

Reference check requirements:

· Supervisory roles: two (2) current or former supervisors and one (1) current or former direct report

· Personal references (friends, clergy, customers, relatives) are not considered acceptable references

About Pellissippi State Community College

Pellissippi State Community College is one of 40 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents system. TBR is the governing board of the College System of Tennessee, offering more than 400 programs of study at the state’s 13 community colleges, 27 colleges of applied technology and the online TN eCampus. The college serves an average of 10,000 students, making it the largest community college in Tennessee by enrollment. Pellissippi State Community College offers eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement programs, time off including annual and sick leave, and much more.

Position Summary: This role will provide leadership, strategic planning, support and supervision to the Health Sciences department. Working in support of the mission and goals of the College, the Dean will be responsible to the Vice President of Academic Affairs for all academic, personnel, and budget concerns in the Department of Health Sciences. This position will work in collaboration with other departments within the division and the college as well as external stakeholders as required.

Essential Functions:

20% Ensure continued quality and integrity of department programs and courses. Facilitate accreditation, program review, and academic audit activities; provide required reports/responses. Oversee the curriculum development process, including facilitating the development and maintenance of course syllabi and updating departmental curricula.

15% Maintain accreditation standards established by state and national accrediting agencies.

10% Recruit, select, orient, supervise, observe, and evaluate performance of faculty and staff; make recommendations for retention and/or promotion/tenure of departmental personnel.

10% Perform varied administrative duties as necessary, including attending meetings, holding meetings, and interacting with other departments and divisions of the College, TBR, and the community.

10% Ensure classes are scheduled and staffed in departmental program areas on all campuses to meet student needs.

5% Mediate and address student, faculty, and staff concerns and conflicts.

5% Provide leadership in budget development, grant procurement and implementation, resource management and strategic and operational planning and assessment.

5% Serve as facilitator for department faculty/staff and as a liaison between faculty/staff and administration to maintain a communication system that involves faculty in the decision-making process.

5% Facilitate graduation by reviewing transcripts and intent to graduate applications; assisting in awarding transfer credit, course substitutions, credit for life experience, credit by exam, and prior learning assessment.

5% Provide leadership and support for relevant professional development. Participate in professional development and organizations as relevant.

5% Serve as liaison between college and clinical agencies.

5% Teach in area of competence according to college policy—one course per academic year.

Note: The College reserves the right to change or reassign job duties, or combine positions at any time.

Job Requirements:

· Masters in Nursing or other Health Sciences related discipline

· Years of Experience : One to two years supervisory experience and a minimum of five years’ teaching experience at the college level.

Special Skills/Application of Knowledge:

· Ability to engage in the College’s mission and values

· Ability to work with departmental faculty and other constituents of the community and college on matters of curriculum development and evaluation.

· A commitment to excellence in teaching, lifelong learning, and the community college philosophy of providing education and service for a culturally diverse student population.

· Ability to maintain an environment of respect among students, faculty and staff.

· Demonstrated evidence of the administrative, leadership, and interpersonal skills needed to manage a department.

· Maturity and initiative required to lead department through necessary changes in delivery and technology in response to TBR mandates and student needs.

· No second language is required.

All employees are expected to engage in strategic institutional efforts related to diversity, equity, and inclusion of marginalized students.

Magnitude of Impact:

The dean has full responsibility for department outcomes which impact all faculty and staff within the department, and potentially the students enrolled in department courses. Intervention of problematic decisions would occur at the level of vice-president or higher.

Responsibility for Accuracy:

Scheduling time room conflicts and writing contracts

These errors are reviewed by Instructional Services or Records personnel. Overall, this is a difficult question to answer because there is also the potential for serious errors in judgment regarding personnel or communication of student information, which could result in a lawsuit.

Financial Impact:

The dean is responsible for overseeing the spending of the department’s operating budget and for annual inventory checks of equipment used by department members.

Budgetary:

· Position has authority related to budgets within department.

· Relative to payroll, position designates wages for departmental adjunct faculty and contract workers, based on college formulas and creates and submits relative contractual documents for these positions.

Judgement and Decisions:

Scheduling; staffing; hiring and retention of adjunct faculty; appointment of program coordinator and committee members; transfer credit and course substitutions; support or non-support of promotion and tenure of full-time faculty; section overloads; adding or cancelling sections based on enrollment numbers. Most of these decisions are independent.

Nature of Contacts:

The dean is in frequent contact with personnel all across the college—from the physical plant to the President. In addition, deans interact with the public at open houses and other college functions.

Leadership: This position directly supervises 15-21 people

Physical Demands:

· The job requires physical stamina for some 12-to 15-hour days.

· The person in this position frequently communicates in meetings and in interactions with faculty, staff, and students. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

Frequent computer use and reading, sometimes on paper that involves rows and columns f numbers which requires the ability to inspect, assess, and estimate.

Full-time Employment Benefits:

• Insurance Options Health, dental, vision, life, short/long-term disability, FSA/HSA Wellness Incentive Program, ifenrolled in health plan

• Educational Assistance Fee Waiver Spouse/Dependent discounts Audit/Non-Credit Reimbursement Program

• Employee Assistance Program

• Retirement options Tennessee traditional pension plan option (TCRS) 401k with $50 company match/457/403b

• Employee Discount program with over 900+companies

• 13 Paid Holidays/Year Includes paid days off the last week of December

• Sick Leave Bank

• Longevity Pay

• Many opportunities for professional development

Special Instructions to Applicants: To be considered for a position at Pellissippi State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Work experience that is not listed on the application will not be considered towards compensation. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience. Please note: to scan, upload, or attach documents, a computer and scanner are available at the Hardin Valley Campus Educational Resources Center, if needed.

Pellissippi State Community College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA employer

If you have any problems or questions please contact Human Resources at Pellissippi State Community College’s Human Resource Office at 865-694-6607 or by email at recruiting@pstcc.edu .

A summary of our benefits can be found at http://www.pstcc.edu/hr/benefits

If you are interested in this position, click on the link to the left to apply.

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