Dean of School of Healthcare Sciences, Math, Science, and Aviation

$91,364 - $120,243 yearly
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College
  • Schnecksville, PA, USA
  • Jul 19, 2022
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology Mathematics & Statistics Nursing Sciences and Technology: other Deans & Directors

Job Description

 

The dean for the school of healthcare sciences is responsible for the leadership of the faculty and staff in the school including LPN, ADN, OTA, PTA, MA, and HIT programs.  The dean is also responsible for the math, science, and aviation programs.  The dean builds partnerships across the college and within the community, spearheads college initiatives, promotes educational innovations, and establishes a credit schedule which promotes student completion. The dean of the school of healthcare sciences reports directly to the vice president for academic services and student development.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruits, orients, supervises, and evaluates staff, program coordinators, director, and faculty.
  • Responsible for scheduling and staffing of all credit courses in collaboration with the deans of other schools, online education, concurrent enrollment, and enrollment management.
  • Approves faculty class schedules.
  • Provides day-to-day support for faculty, addresses faculty concerns, and supports faculty innovations.
  • Responds to student issues and supports student initiatives.
  • Oversees program accreditation activities and compliance.
  • Manages school office, budget, and labs.
  • Serves as a member of the president’s cabinet.
  • Collaborate with other leadership and members of the college community to advance the college’s goals, mission, and strategic plan.
  • Acts as administrative liaison with committees and councils.
  • Coordinates faculty professional development, particularly in pedagogy, grant writing, and interdisciplinary learning, with emphasis on continuous improvement of technical skills and curricular innovations.
  • Promotes the college’s interests with internal and external constituencies.
  • Develops and maintains an operational manual.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the vice president for academic services and student support

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required

Education

  • Master’s degree in a field related to the healthcare sciences and/or science/math from an accredited college or university.

Certifications

  • Act 153 Clearances (Act 34 PA Criminal Background, Act 151 PA Child Abuse History, Act 114 FBI Cogent Clearance Fingerprinting)

Work Experience

  • Five years administrative experience.
  • Experience in collegiate teaching, faculty professional development, and recruiting/retaining/supporting excellent faculty
  • Experience working in a collective bargaining environment using shared governance.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Must demonstrate experience in working with faculty to develop innovative programs, write grants, increase student success/retention, and fashion articulation agreements.
  • Must have well-developed leadership and interpersonal skills in addition to embracing diversity in the college community.
  • Must demonstrate analytical and communication skills as demonstrated by an ability to use data lead change effectively.
  • Must possess a strong understanding of and commitment to the mission and philosophy of the comprehensive community college.
  • Must possess a high level of the following work skills and behaviors: teamwork/cooperation, initiative, customer service, and commitment to continuous professional growth in skills and knowledge

Preferred

  • Doctorate
  • Bilingual (Spanish)

 Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.  The employee may regularly lift and/or move up to 5 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

Application Details

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript through our online application system at www.lccc.edu/jobs.

LCCC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from diverse candidates.

 

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