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Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs-WEOC
Westchester Community College in Yonkers, New York
Date Posted 03/22/2021
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

About Westchester Community College:

Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county's largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.

Job Description:

The Westchester Educational Opportunity Center (WEOC), a division of Westchester Community College, is seeking an experienced, energetic, innovative, results oriented professional to join its team. Located in Yonkers, NY, this non-traditional adult education institution provides tuition-free academic and vocational training to eligible underserved adults seeking to develop basic academic and vocational skills competencies and credentials needed for enrollment in college and/or entry into the workforce.

The Assistant Dean will research, develop, and implement new training programs and all curricula matters. They will lead the recruitment, training, retention, evaluation, and support of faculty and assure proper assessment of student learning to enhance and improve instruction and student success. Additionally, they will assure compliance with applicable regulations and guidelines including performance guidelines promulgated by the State University of New York and the faculty and staff contracts. The qualified candidate will also build consensus through community outreach to enhance program development and liaise with local school districts and community-based organizations to address educational needs of community. The Assistant Dean is a member of the Administrative team and works collaboratively with the Director's Office and the Student and Business Affairs Departments to achieve institutional goals. They must also be available to provide oversight of day and evening programs.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's Degree and five years of related experience in an academic institution of which three years must have been in an administrative or supervisory position. The qualified candidate must have thorough knowledge of the labor market and demonstrated ability in program development, implementation, and assessment. Significant knowledge of and experience in administering developmental education and incorporating technology into the curriculum is required. Successful applicants will also have a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across departments and the ability to set academic policies and conduct academic planning. Successful candidates will possess strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, and technological skills and be able to work independently. All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of adult students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom. Candidates with proven experience working in a culturally diverse environment are encouraged to apply.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Doctoral degree and experience working with faculty in a unionized environment is preferred. Knowledge of Banner is also preferred.

Additional Information:

SALARY & BENEFITS: The salary is $96,250 and the college offers a competitive benefits package. This position is fully grant funded.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position, a resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. You must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of hire. Please login to: in order to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents. The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The priority deadline date is April 26, 2021.

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning.

The College will provide equal opportunity in all of its employment practices to all persons without unlawful discrimination on the basis of political affiliation, age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction record, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, or use or non-use of lawful products off College premises during nonworking hours, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law

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