Associate Dean of Faculty

Connecticut State Colleges & Universities
Farmington, CT
Closing date
Jan 31, 2022

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Organization Type
Details:Posted: December 29, 2021
Level: Management / Confidential (Mgr2)
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Job Posting #: TXCC 21- 11
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm (EST) on *Friday, January 28, 2022*
Location:CT State Community College
Farmington, CT 06032
CT State Community College Mission:
Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.
CT State Community College Vision:CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut's citizens and communities.
CT State Community College Equity Statement:The CSCU system commits to bold and disruptive change by actively identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff, and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice. Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.
Anticipated Start Date: Spring 2022
Position Summary:The Associate Dean of Faculty collaborates with and assists the Dean of Student and Academic Affairs with administrative, strategic, and research-based support for program and discipline assessment, advancement of academic rigor, research and development of student success strategies, and serves as a member of the Academic and Student Affairs Management Team. In addition, the Associate Dean of Faculty manages the academic divisions. This includes the design and development of courses and curricula, and the direction of assigned faculty and staff in teaching and administering the instructional programs at a two-year Connecticut Community College which offers degree and certificate programs in a broad range of liberal arts, occupational, and career studies
Incumbents must possess a proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.)
Minimum Qualifications:Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution with six (6) or more years as a full-time faculty member and three (3) or more years as an academic administrator; or a combination of education, training, and experience which would provide the competencies required for successful performance of the position's essential duties.
*Successful Candidate must have or must possess:*

* Planning, developing and evaluating academic services and programs
* Academic curriculum design, course and syllabi development, and appropriate and effective teaching materials and methods.
* Classroom and laboratory teaching effectiveness.
* Research methodology and in the evaluation of academic program effectiveness.
* Leading and directing human resources in a higher education environment.
* Management of operating budgets and plans.
* Organizational and administrative skills.
* Highly developed interpersonal skills.
* Development and execution of strategic plans in a higher education environment.
*Substitutions Allowed:*
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
Preferred Qualifications:
* Doctorate or other terminal degree preferred, from a regionally accredited institution.
Example of Job Duties:Under the direction of the Dean of Student and Academic Affairs supervises the faculty members of the Divisions including Department Chairs and Program Coordinators, and may direct some adjunct faculty members through Department Chairs and Program Coordinators. The position also supervises professional, technical, and support staff in performing the administrative, laboratory, and technology work of the Divisions.
The Associate Dean of Faculty has a role to provide assistance to the Dean of Student and Academic Affairs in areas of academic administration. The Associate Dean of Faculty is accountable for assuring the successful conduct of the Division's programs and for the optimum learning outcomes of its students through by effective performance in these essential duties:

* Program and Curriculum Design and Development: The Associate Dean of Faculty is accountable for performing and directing the design and development of comprehensive academic programs to assure effective long-term learning benefits appropriate for the communities served by the College.
* Faculty Selection and Professional Development: The Associate Dean of Faculty is accountable for recruiting and selecting faculty members with academic qualifications and proven teaching competence appropriate for the instructional requirements of the College and accrediting bodies; and for assuring their professional development to achieve and uphold the teaching standards of the College.
* Instructional Quality: The Associate Dean of Faculty is accountable for assuring the quality of instruction in the Divisions and for assuring the appropriate learning outcomes for each Divisions' student.
* Budget and Fiscal Management: The Associate Dean of Faculty is accountable for the effective management of financial resources and is required to answer for the value of academic results achieved with financial investments in program operation.
* Administration and Resource Management: The Associate Dean of Faculty is accountable for assuring the effective functioning of the Divisions and their programs as well as for providing facilities, equipment, technology, and other resources needed to carry out each of the Division's missions.
* Program Evaluation and Assessment: The Associate Dean of Faculty is accountable for assuring the effectiveness and efficiency of the Division's programs and teaching efforts by measuring and evaluating results and taking needed action to correct deficiencies.
* Community Relations: The Associate Dean of Faculty is accountable for developing and maintaining active support for each of the Division's academic and applied programs among employers, community leaders, and accrediting bodies.
* Assistance and support to the Dean of Student and Academic Affairs: The Associate Dean of Faculty is accountable for providing managerial support to the Dean.
* Student Relations: The Associate Dean of Faculty is accountable for contributing to the attraction and retention of students to each Division's academic programs and their successful academic performance in the programs.
This posting includes qualifications, experience, and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.
Starting Salary:$85,478 to $106,848 (midpoint) approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits. Salary Range for this level is $85,478-$128,218.
Application Instructions:To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.
Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.
All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.
Prior to extending an offer of employment, the finalists for state employees must prove that they (1 )are fully vaccinated against COVID-19; (2) have received the first dose and has either received a second dose or has an appointment for the second dose in a two-dose series vaccination, such as Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or has received a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine; or (3) have applied for an exemption from this requirement because a physician, physician's assistant, or advanced practice registered nurse has determined that the administration of COVID-19 vaccine is likely to be detrimental to their health, or the finalist objects to vaccination on the basis of a sincerely held religious or spiritual belief. Each application for an exemption will be considered on an individualized, case-by-case basis, and any applicant for an exemption must provide appropriate supporting documentation if requested. [Executive Order](
Continuing Notice of NondiscriminationCSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion

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