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Dean of Business, Technology and Workforce Development

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Dean of Business, Technology and Workforce Development

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Health, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending and dependent care accounts, health savings accounts, Michigan Public School Employees Retirement Systems or TIAA 401(a) 12% employer contribution, TIAA 403(b), generous sick and vacation time, paid holidays, modified summer schedule, YMCA membership, Wellness Program, tuition reimbursement and professional development support.


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Job Summary/Basic Function

The Dean of Business, Technology and Workforce Development provides leadership for planning, organizing, budgeting, scheduling and coordinating activities in Business, Technology and Workforce to ensure the delivery of quality programs in support of Bay College’s mission. Business & Technology consists of AAS degrees and certificates in Automotive Technology, Accounting, Business, Computer Information Systems, Computer Network Systems and Security, Entrepreneurial Small Business, Geographic Information Systems, Marketing, Mechatronics, Office Information Systems, Water Resource Management, and Welding. Workforce Development consists of building and strengthening business and industry partnerships to expand both credit and non-credit course and program options to sustain the local and regional workforce.

Minimum Qualifications

• Master’s degree in technology, business, or education from an accredited College or University.
• Minimum three (3) years of management/supervisory experience.
• Teaching experience at a post-secondary level.
• Minimum three (3) years industry experience in an occupational area.

Preferred Qualifications

• Previous work experience as an administrator at a Community College or University.
• Three (3) years of teaching experience at a post-secondary level
• Work experience analyzing and preparing budgets.
• Successful experience with enrollment management activities.
• Proven commitment to a student-centered learning philosophy.
• Effective team building skills.
• Knowledge of Perkins Funding processes.
• Accreditation experience.

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Work Schedule
Typical hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. Some evening and weekend hours may be required.

Supervision Exercised

Supervises the Business Development Managers and all full time and part time faculty associated with the Business and Technology programs, and the Water Learning Assistant/Lab Assistant. This position works closely with the Academic Affairs Coordinator for administrative support.

Supervision Received

Works under the general supervision of the Vice President of Business, Technology, Allied Health and Workforce Development.

Work Environment

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may be loud in areas of equipment operation.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned into this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified. Job related functions may be performed with or without accommodations.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Travel requirement

Regular travel is required to visit the Iron Mountain campus and visits to business and industry partners as needed.

Job Duties

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Hiring, scheduling, and evaluating direct reports.

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Set goals, objectives and delegate tasks for employees supervised.

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Provide assistance and support for all direct reports and promote professional development opportunities.

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Create and promote a collegial work environment.

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Provide leadership for the strategic development of new programs based on community and industry needs and curriculum design and development.

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Provide leadership in implementing and sustaining program accreditation and certifications as relevant.

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Promote quality instruction by overseeing the tenure of new faculty and conducting timely and regular teaching observations/evaluations for both full-time and part-time faculty per faculty contract at all locations.

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Support faculty in assessment of student learning outcomes in all program and certificates and provide direction for program improvement.

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Lead and support growth in non-credit, customized and competency based education courses and programs as well as internal processes to support these areas.

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Recruit, select and develop full-time and part-time faculty with appropriate credentials and proven teaching competence.

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Participate in Advisory Board Meetings and other program-related associations/organizations as related to the curricular and economic development area.

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Manage for effectiveness the course schedule and assignment of faculty load, per faculty contract and ensure a schedule supporting student and community needs.

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Manage the annual Perkins Grant application and reporting and coordinate the Perkins budget development and allocation process among all occupational programs.

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Conduct regularly scheduled meetings with Division Chairs and Business and Technology faculty, and Workforce Development staff.

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Ensure understanding and compliance of policies and procedures, i.e. Collective Bargaining Agreements, funding sources, academic guidelines, etc.

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Manage the K-12 articulation agreement process and support timely renewals and growth to support student enrollment.

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Lead and manage the College’s Program Evaluation and Review for all Occupational Programs to maintain Perkins compliance.

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Demonstrates and supports a culture of of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.

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Develop and maintain budgets and develop plans for capital requests in a timely manner.

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Mediate between faculty and students and/or others, in compliance with federal and state laws and college policies and procedures.

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Support occupational open house events and manage annual SkillsUSA event.

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Serve on institutional committees and work collaboratively with other areas of the College.

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Ensure academic integrity of all educational offerings within the Business, Technology and Workforce areas.

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Support and promote the effective use of existing and emerging technologies in the teaching learning process.

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Prepare institutional state and national reports as required on a timely basis.

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Implement special projects or duties as assigned by the Vice President of Business, Technology, Allied Health and Workforce Development and Training.

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Other duties as assigned.

Department Information


Beth Berube, Director of Human Resources
Shena Meffer, Human Resources Specialist

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Target application deadline date is March 24, 2024.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
  4. Letter of Reference 1
  5. Letter of Reference 2
  6. Letter of Reference 3
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  3. * How many years of experience do you have working in a management/supervisory role?
    • No experience
    • 1-3 years
    • 3-5 years
    • 5+ years
  4. * Do you have experience in working with detailed budgets?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How many years of post-secondary teaching experience do you have?
    • No experience
    • 0-1 years
    • 1-3 years
    • 3-5 year
    • 5+ years

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