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PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The Dean provides departmental leadership in promoting excellence in teaching and learning: ensure that high professional standards and effective curriculum are maintained within each program; support the achievement of the departmental stated goals in support of the mission of the College; manage, coordinate, and supervise daily operations and functions of department.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
Specifically responsible for department leadership, management, and direction in the following functions, the Dean shall:
1. Supervise, evaluate, and continually improve academic programs;
2. Implement and review curriculum changes; write new program proposals; monitor new program development; evaluate programs and make appropriate recommendations;
3. Assist in the assessment and analysis of community, business and industry sector, and public school needs;
4. Actively participate in student recruitment activities and in encouraging program faculty to do so;
5. Foster and maintain a nurturing environment and a department workplace emphasizing institutional core values;
6. Cultivate faculty and staff professionalism, camaraderie, and the pursuit of excellence;
7. Promote student success and academic completion through departmental initiatives;
8. Participate in the development, analysis and implementation of varying methods of course development;
9. Encourage and assist faculty in the periodic evaluation, assessment, and planning of program functions and foster the development and implementation of long-range objectives, goals, and plans;
10. Oversee teaching and conducting annual performance reviews of program faculty in conjunction with Program Managers when appropriate;
11. Maintain adequate procedures for faculty participation in department administration, including the formulation and development of budgets and financial plans, and for interchange of information concerning program matters;
12. Conduct monthly (minimum) department meetings where minutes are taken and minutes are distributed to all department employees. Minutes should also be sent to the Office of Vice President of Instruction for posting and record keeping;
13. Participate actively in Instructional Affairs and Curriculum Committee meetings, discussions, and decision making. Communicate recommendations/decisions of these committee actions to departmental faculty/staff;
14. Utilize all appropriate means at his or her disposal to provide program faculty and staff with opportunities for continuing personal and professional development;
15. Ensure that department faculty members/staff do not assume or be assigned undue responsibilities which might encroach upon the performance of their duties and serve as the channel for inter-institutional request; Dean also ensures that faculty/staff have appropriate workloads. If instructional faculty or staff workloads are low, Dean will assign additional responsibilities;
16. Act as the top tier adviser for students regarding courses required in any of the programs of study or instructional programs housed in the department;
17. Promote vibrant program review process and utilize review findings to invigorate and improve programs of study.
18. Work collaboratively with Division of Student Services, Business Operations, and other institutional support offices of Haywood Community College;
19. Develop and maintain professional relationships and serve as a spokesperson for the department within the College and the community with agencies, businesses, and organizations essential to the program's mission; e.g., industries employing graduates, 4-year transfer institutions, Haywood County Schools, Goodwill, Chamber of Commerce, program leaders at other community colleges, Department of Labor, Department of Education, National Association for the Education of Young Children, Society of American Foresters, etc.
20. Utilize all appropriate means at his or her disposal to provide the faculty and staff of the program with opportunities for continuing personal and professional development;
21. Provide leadership to uphold the standards and criteria set forth by the accrediting agencies the department that impact the department's instruction;
22. Serve on faculty, college and/or University and Community College System of North Carolina committees as appropriate;
23. Maintain professional skills and subject expertise through continual study and research and through involvement in professional organizations;
24. Participate in grant development and management;
25. Support and encourage college-sponsored initiative and activities;
27> Operation of College-owned vehicle is an essential function.
26. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Additional Responsibilities

Other duties may be assigned as deemed appropriate and/or necessary by the Vice President of Instruction or College President.


Minimum requirements
Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution
Academic preparation that meets minimum SACSCOC criteria for teaching in a departmental academic program
Five years of college-level teaching experience
Two years of administrative leadership experience in higher education at the academic division or discipline level
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with community and related industry partners
Ability to manage multiple projects in a timely manner
Demonstrated skills and progressive responsibility in instruction, technology, budget management and supervision
Excellent human relations and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications
Administrative leadership and teaching experience in a community college
Five years of administrative leadership experience in higher education at the academic division or discipline level
Experience with Health and Human Services sector and accreditation programming.


For a full job description, please visit (link removed)/careers/haywoodedu

Beverly Balliot
HAYWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE
185 Freedlander Dr
Clyde, NC 28721-9441
Fax: (828) 627-3606
Phone: (828) 627-4562

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