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Dean of Academic Affairs

Blue Ridge Community College
Weyers Cave, Virginia
Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 17, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Dean of Academic Affairs


Job Description    

Founded in 1967, Blue Ridge Community College has served the residents of the central Shenandoah Valley of Virginia for over 50 years. Its comprehensive program of instruction includes associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates in occupational/technical and college/university transfer programs. The College also provides non-credit workforce training and special interest classes for individuals, business, and industry.


Blue Ridge Community College (VA) is seeking a dynamic administrator to provide academic leadership for a diverse collection of programs and services. The Dean provides administrative and instructional support for faculty teaching in transfer and occupational/technical programs, college staff who support those programs, and the testing and tutoring centers. The Dean supervises and supports an academic administrator, full-time faculty and staff, adjunct faculty, and part-time and student staff. The Dean also develops course schedules, administers the division budget, and collaborates with community partners to build curricula and grow academic programs. The Dean works in concert with faculty and staff to support professional development, facilitate college governance, and deliver distance learning. The Dean reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs and performs other duties or special assignments as directed.


KSA's/Required Qualifications          

Qualifications include a master’s degree in a discipline appropriate to the college’s programs of study with a track record of contributions as a member of a team. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required. The successful candidate will be able to work in a collaborative work environment responsive to internal and external needs and opportunities.


Preferred Qualifications     

The preferred applicant will have two or more years of teaching experience, demonstrated ability in academic administration, and one or more years of relevant experience. The candidates should be familiar with and supportive of the College’s Mission, Vision, Values, and Strategic Directions.


Special Instructions to Applicants   

Applications will ONLY be accepted on-line. Resume or CV, Cover Letter, and ALL graduate & undergraduate transcripts must be received by the application deadline and should be attached to the on-line application. Transcripts submitted in application process may be unofficial or scanned copies. Official transcripts may be required prior to hire. Applicant is responsible for ensuring that all required materials are received by the established deadline. All application materials must be received by application closing date, 5/7/23. Full background check required. For additional assistance, call (540) 453-2371 or (540) 453-2597 (VA Relay 7-1-1). BRCC is an equal opportunity employer and auxiliary aids & services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.


Additional Information      

This position is a 12-month, 24-pay, renewable administrative appointment, with anticipated start date July 2023. Rank and salary depend upon academic qualifications and applicable professional experience. Anticipated salary range $78,640 – $120,540. More info on BRCC and the VCCS available at and


The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link:


The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.


The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.


VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

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