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Dean of Instruction

Metropolitan Community College
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 14, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Deans, Executive, Executive Directors
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

Career Opportunity Number 21-067 Position Title: Dean of Instruction Location Penn Valley Position Type: Full-Time Class Category Administrator Job Open Date 01/14/2022 Job Close Date 02/11/2022 Open Until Filled No Initial Screen Date: 02/15/2022 Minimal Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in a related field
• 3 years progressive leadership experience required. Higher education experience preferred.
• Doctorate degree preferred.
• Minimum Education Qualification can be substituted with an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Preferred qualifications:
Master’s degree

3 years of progressive leadership

Higher Education experience Work Hours Compensation $90,692- $113,365 annually. A competitive benefit package is included. Special Instructions to Applicants
* Cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required and must be attached to the online application to receive any consideration.

An MCC application must be accompanied by the following:

A cover letter which indicates the position of interest and addresses the following:
The highlights of your education and experience which specifically prepare you for this position;

The mission of the community college, and how you would contribute to the mission.

Your experiences in supervision within an academic institution;

Leadership in a complex organization such as MCC ; and

The basis for your familiarity with multi-culturalism and working in a diverse environment.

A resume to include three professional references with name, address, and phone number.

Official or student copies of your transcripts.

Official transcripts will be required if selected for an interview.

* Interviews will be conducted by a hiring committee. Class Summary

The incumbent directs campus instructional activities and provides leadership in the development and management of faculty and staff, budget, academic and support programs and services. Incumbents plan, initiate, facilitate, lead and evaluate wide range of academic programming, student development, enrollment and retention, and support services and programs that contribute to student academic success.

Typical Essential Duties

• Supervises division chairs, faculty and staff, to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring training and development; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.
• Provides oversight and directs the implementation of instructional activities and academic support services and programs and operations; work may involve planning, coordinating, administering, and evaluating programs, projects, processes, strategies, procedures, systems, and/or standards related to student development, enrollment, and support services and programs; ensures compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, codes, and/or standards; coordinates activities between multiple service areas; works to integrate and coordinate service areas.
• Identifies, promotes and supports campus and college grants.
• Prepares and administers budgets; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; submits justifications for budget items; and monitors and controls expenditures.
• Prepares, reviews, interprets, and analyzes a variety of complex and multi-faceted information, data, contracts, forms, schedules, calendars, surveys, and reports; makes recommendations based on findings.
• Directs, leads, and develops community outreach initiatives; facilitates, leads, and supports collaborative partnerships between the college and external service area entities to increase student enrollment and provide educational training and education opportunities
• Serves as a liaison to employees, students, and external organizations; represents the college and/or District at a variety of meetings, public events, training sessions, on committees, on policy-making bodies, and/or other related events.
• Collaborates with District and college personnel to ensure efficient operation of division programs; participates in course and/or program development to ensure compliance with applicable licensing and oversight entities.


• Knowledge of leadership principles;

• Knowledge of college administration principles and practices;

• Knowledge of curriculum development principles;

• Knowledge of licensing and accreditation rules and regulations;

• Knowledge of state regulating agencies;
• Knowledge of legislative processes;

• Knowledge of advanced principles and practices in assigned area of responsibility;

• Knowledge of public relations principles;

• Knowledge of budgeting principles;

• Knowledge of grant development, administration, and management principles;

• Knowledge of community agencies and resources;

• Knowledge of strategic planning principles;

• Knowledge of financial management principles;

• Knowledge of program development and administration principles and practices at a District-wide level;

• Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes;

• Knowledge of policy and procedure development practices;


• Skilled in monitoring and evaluating subordinates;

• Skilled in delegating and prioritizing work;

• Skilled in preparing reports;

• Skilled in directing major work operations;

• Skilled in developing and implementing college policies and procedures;

• Skilled in directing community outreach efforts;

• Skilled in reading, comprehending, and reviewing financial information;

• Skilled in making program decisions based on financial considerations;

• Skilled in interpreting and applying applicable laws, rules, and regulations;

• Skilled in analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions, and making recommendations in support of goals;

• Skilled in conducting negotiations;

• Skilled in handling multiple tasks simultaneously;

• Skilled in providing customer service;

• Skilled in preparing and managing grants;

• Skilled in managing budgets;

• Skilled in monitoring and evaluating programs;

• Skilled in collaborating with external agencies;

• Skilled in utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information;

• Skilled in utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.

Positions Supervised Physical Requirements

Physical Requirements:

Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Walking and standing are required only occasionally.

EEO Statement:

Metropolitan Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, birth, ancestry, national origin, or disability. EOE /M/F/Vets/Disabled


MCC is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, MCC will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations in all aspects of employment, including the application process. To request an accommodation and/or a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Licensing Requirements Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have as conferred through an official transcript?
    • Have not completed High School/GED
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Doctorate degree
  2. * Do you hold a Master's degree from an accredited college or university?
    • yes
    • no
  3. * Three years of progressive leadership experience?
    • less than three years
    • three years
    • three years or more
  4. * Your higher education experience?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. How did you learn about this position?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Dos Mundos
    • Employee referral
    • Facebook
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Kansas City Call
    • Kansas City Globe
    • Kansas City Hispanic News
    • LinkedIn
    • MCC Website
    • Monster
    • Other Source
    • Twitter
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript 01
  4. References
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 02
  2. Transcript 03
  3. Transcript 04
  4. Transcript 05
  5. Other Document 01
  6. Other Document 02
  7. Other Document 03
  8. Other Document 04

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