ASSOCIATE DEAN – CAREERS & TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Kennedy-King College seeks an Associate Dean of Career &
Technical Education to provide academic leadership and management
oversight of academic and instructional faculty. This position
ensures quality instruction and assists in the enhancement and
continuous improvement of educational programs by evaluating
The Career & Technical Education (CTE) program initiatives
includes but not limited to Workforce Programs, Carl D. Perkins
Career and Technical Education Grant, CTE Pathways and Dual
Enrollment, Apprenticeship, Career Services, industry engagement,
and other educational areas as assigned. For this role, emphasis is
placed on the expansion and continuous improvement of CTE program
offerings within Kennedy-King College. The Associate Dean of Career
Technical Education and Workforce Development promotes and supports
the college in local and regional CTE program development; employer
and industry engagement; regional advisory committees and
workgroups; coordination with the local workforce boards; and
partnerships with local secondary school districts, colleges, and
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Evaluates full-time and part-time faculty to ensure continuity
of quality classroom instruction.
- Recommends enhancement, retention or non-retention.
- Provides written and verbal feedback on instructional quality
according to Board/Union Collective Bargaining Agreements.
- Coordinates and directs the evaluation, review, and
implementation of innovative curriculum additions and
- Reviews course outlines and syllabi and offers feedback and
- Assists the Vice President and Dean of Instruction in the
tenure and post-tenure process.
- Assists with comprehensive orientation programs for full-time
and part-time faculty.
- Works with the Office of Research to plan and conduct
- Represents the college to community organizations and agencies
and participates on districtwide committees.
- Ensures that the CTE Grant funds are managed in compliance with
established regulations and reporting deadlines.
- Adheres to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.
- Performs related duties as required.
- Direct Supervision: Clerical Support Staff: Professional
- Indirect Supervision: Full-time Faculty: Part-time Faculty
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within
six months of hire.
- Completion of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or
- Minimum of two (2) years in leadership position in higher
- One (1) year leadership experience in career technical
education and/or workforce development.
- Experience with developing and administering CTE programs in a
broad range of industry sectors; knowledge of industry
certification programs and standards.
- Knowledge of best practices in the development of career
pathways programs for secondary students, including dual enrollment
and non-credit options.
- Experience working with government agencies, community
organizations, and employers in the area of workforce
- Experience overseeing and managing federal and state funding
for CTE or grant funding training, participation and/or knowledge
of higher education accreditation procedures, articulation process,
assessment and program review.
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in
one’s work experience.
- Experience in union setting preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to create a learning environment that
fosters student success.
- Demonstrated ability to develop a technologically integrated
environment that fosters innovation within a learning
- Demonstrated ability to resolve student complaints and
recommend appropriate procedures for resolution.
- Experience working in a community college and instructional
experience are highly preferred.
- Experience organizing or serving as a part of a self-study
process (credit or occupational) are highly desirable.
- Experience with writing measurable student learning outcomes,
creating appropriate syllabi, and participating in course- and
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Thank you for your interest in City College of Chicago!