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Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Baton Rouge Community College
Louisiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 29, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Other Science & Technology
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Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) seeks to fill the position of Dean of STEM. The Dean of STEM is located in the Academic Affairs Division. This is a full-time position.  This position is open for recruitment.  

Vice Chancellor of Academic and Student Affairs 
Anticipated starting salary will be commensurate with education and work experience.  For more information about Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC), visit
Applications for this position should include a cover letter, resume/CV, transcripts, and names of contact information for three (3) work-related references.  These documents must be attached to your application to be considered.   Note: If you would like to be considered for a position within BRCC, you must apply online directly for each position that is of interest to you.

***Incomplete applications will not be considered***
Lisa Parker, Manager, Talent Acquisition  

Office of Human Resources
Baton Rouge Community College
201 Community College Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806 
A criminal background check will be required of all selected applicants.  An offer of employment is contingent upon passing a pre-employment background check.  
This organization participates in the E-Verify program.  For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS at (888) 464-4218.
BRCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, or veteran's status in its programs and activities and provides equal access to its programs and activities. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

Required Education

  • A Master's degree in a STEM-related field (including but not limited to astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, geosciences, information technology, mathematics, physics or physical science). 

Required Experience: 

  • 3 years of progressive administrative experience in a collegiate setting. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Education

  • A Ph.D. in a STEM-related field (including but not limited to astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, geosciences, information technology, mathematics, physics or physical science). 

Preferred Experience: 

  • 5 years of progressive administrative experience in a collegiate setting. 

The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Division Dean at Baton Rouge Community College is responsible for providing divisional leadership that supports the mission, vision and strategic goals of the College and Academic Affairs. Responsible for overseeing the development, implementation, evaluation and management of the Division's instructional programs, services, budget and employees of the instructional disciplines/programs of the Division.  He or She is a member of the institutional academic administrative team and is responsible for the day to day operation of his/her division.  The division dean serves as the direct supervisor to the department chairs and support staff within the division.  The dean works directly for the Vice-Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs in the administration of the function and duties listed below.  


  • Provides strategic, collaborative, innovative leadership and oversight of departmental plans relating to academic programs, curriculum, scheduling and learning environments to assure institutional effectiveness and efficiencies, respond to student needs, and meet accreditation and regulatory requirements. 
  • Ensures that Division plans align with and support the College's mission, vision, strategic initiatives and the Academic Affairs goals.
  • Provides leadership, supervision and guidance to faculty and staff within the school
  • Provides leadership and oversight of programs and curriculum, instructional delivery across all modalities, and academic assessment activities.
  • Establishes and maintains collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develops, manages, and plans the Division’s operating budget. 
  • Establishes and maintains collaborative working relationships with business and industry partners, agencies, community organizations and/or education institutions.


  • Supports full-time faculty through the onboarding and promotion processes; provides ongoing support for all faculty throughout their careers.
  • Fosters the development of Programs within the division to support and student success.
  • Enhances non-credit to credit educational pathways for students. 
  • Supports enrollment management and marketing strategies to enhance program health, recognition and growth.
  • Models and maintains high performance professional standards and expectations.
  • Ensures a Division environment in which all individuals are treated equitably and with respect


  • Actively participates on and/or leads various College committees, meetings, and workgroups.
  • Responds to faculty, staff and student concerns in a timely manner, maintaining integrity and appropriate confidentiality throughout the process. 
  • Actively participates in professional development relevant to higher education and their disciplinary field. 

5%      Other duties as assigned  

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