Dean of Instruction

Employer
Lamar Institute of Technology
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
$90,000.00 - $105,000.00
Posted date
Oct 21, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Deans
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary: 

At Lamar Institute of Technology (LIT), the Dean of Instruction is an executive level position, a member of the President’s Cabinet, and reports to the Associate Vice President for Student and Academic Success. She/he will have broad instructional oversight, interface with senior staff from enrollment management and workforce, and collaborate with division/department chairs and faculty. Her/his primary responsibilities are to assist with mission-attainment, increasing enrollment and student success, developing and expanding (credit, non-credit, dual credit) programming, and continuous improvement.

Duties:

  • Maintain a positive workplace culture, provide professional development opportunities, and conducts annual employee performance evaluations.
  • Develop innovative initiatives that remove institutional barriers, excite students, and better promote teaching and learning (technical).
  • Interface with finance and operations to budget for classroom tools and cutting-edge technology.
  • Partner with regional businesses, industry, and local employers to ensure that current programs will meet future workforce needs.
  • Ensure division/department chairs, program directors, faculty, and staff accountability.
  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of the college catalog, faculty handbook, student handbook, schedule of courses, and other related documents.
  • Prepare and submit reports as needed related to curriculum, assessment, enrollment management, and instructional policies.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Served as lead faculty, department chair, division chair, or above.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate degree from a regionally accredited university.
  • Have community college or technical college experience.
  • Knowledge of SACS, THECB, ACGM, and GIPWE 

Physical Requirements:

This position requires the ability to: remain in a stationary position for most of the time; occasionally move about inside an office to access documents, office equipment, etc.; and constantly operate a computer or other office equipment, such as a printer or copy machine.

 

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