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Dean, Applied Sciences and Technologies

South Florida State College
Avon Park, FL
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Nov 26, 2021

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About South Florida State College:

South Florida State College is an open-access, higher education institution dedicated to providing a learning-centered environment through quality programs, training, and services. Working in partnership with organizations and communities, the college provides leadership and a comprehensive range of opportunities for the educational, cultural, and economic development of the service district.

SFSC is proud to be tobacco-free.

Job Description:

Full-time, year-round position responsible for the instructional programs, curriculum, and staffing in the Applied Sciences and Technologies division.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Assists and advises the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Services in all divisional matters.
* Manages the planning and direction of all Applied Sciences and Technology programs.
* Supervises department leadership in the development and management of all technical curricula.
* Coordinates the scheduling of all classes within the Applied Sciences and Technologies division.
* Reviews and recommends staffing for divisional classes.
* Supervises and evaluates all faculty within the Applied Sciences and Technologies division.
* Manages delivery of quality programming in an effective and efficient manner.
* Coordinates needs-assessments and other related studies.
* Coordinates use of advisory groups in developing quality programs and placement.
* Develops occupational/technical grant proposals and assists with other grant proposal development.
* Provides supervision and management of grants awarded to the division (e.g., Perkins, NSF).
* Coordinates the budget planning process for the division.
* Recommends purchase, installation, and distribution of equipment and supplies in the division.
* Supervises budgetary expenditures for the division.
* Articulates vocational and technical programs with the various educational, industrial, public service, and business segments of the service area.
* Manages student discipline issues according to College policies and procedures within the Applied Sciences and Technologies division.
* Coordinates the participation of staff in recruitment activities.
* Interfaces with other College departments to promote effectiveness of programs.
* Collects, monitors and assesses data used in decision making and program reviews.
* Provides data and reports as needed.
* Assists in conducting placement and follow-up studies of Occupational and Technical students.
* Communicates effectively within the division of Applied Sciences and Technologies and throughout the College.
* Generates appropriate announcements for forwarding to the Director, Community Relations and Marketing on a timely basis.
* Supervises, trains, and works with department chairs, faculty, and staff development activities.
* Supervises the maintenance of records and handles administrative duties for the division of Applied Sciences and Technologies.
* Supervises department chairs in textbook selection, approval, and ordering.
* Represents the division of Applied Sciences and Technologies and the College at appropriate meetings and on councils and committees.
* Ensures compliance with federal and state rules and regulations.
* Responsible for coordinating, documenting, and implementing all unit action planning, outcomes assessment, and institutional effectiveness efforts within the scope of administrative supervision.
* Monitors and promotes progress toward meeting the goals and objectives of the College's Equity Update report.
* Acts as a Campus Security Authority (CSA)/responsible person for Title IX and Clery Act compliance. Must participate in all required CSA/responsible person training.
* Acts in accordance with College policies and procedures.
* Performs other duties as assigned.


Educational: Master's degree with a major in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Business, or other related field within the Applied Sciences and Technologies Division from a regionally-accredited institution required.

Experiential: Five years experience in administration/teaching in vocational-technical programs required. Work experience in a business or technical/industrial field preferred.

Additional Information:

Classification: Administrative

Reports To: Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Services

Supervises: Faculty and Staff assigned to Applied Sciences and Technologies

Posting Date: August 19, 2021

Starting Annual Salary Range: $105,000 - $108,000

Application Review Begins: September 15, 2021


Applicants with disabilities who need assistance in the application or hiring process should contact: Human Resources, 863-784-7132, or send written request to:

South Florida State College

ATTN: Director, Human Resources

EA/EO & ADA Officer

600 West College Drive

Avon Park, FL 33825

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