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Dean, Academic Affairs
Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth, Florida
Date Posted 11/23/2021
Strategy, Planning, and Effectiveness
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Dean, Academic Affairs

Responsible for providing leadership and guidance to the division. Administrative oversight of the designated disciplines and manages other departments. Manages departmental budget, provides guidance, feedback and professional development for faculty and staff; and develop and formulate strategic policies, standards and procedures.

This position's first initial review is December 10, 2021. Please apply through external link.

Minimum Base Pay: $81,097.00. All salary calculations start at the minimum salary and will be based on candidate's education and experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

(This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary)

  • Analyzes class and program needs of the College. Determines and recommends the retention or deletion of courses.

  • Guides, leads, reviews, verifies, observes, and manages the work of people reporting directly and indirectly to you. Develops and trains staff. Performs needs analysis, arranges, coordinates, delivers, evaluates, and monitors staff development.

  • Develops short-term and long-range goals, objectives, priorities, and recommendations in support of the College’s strategic plan.

  • Develops, maintains, interprets, and executes administrative procedures and practices. This activity includes developing and maintaining manuals regarding policies, procedures, rules, standards for the College, and regional and program accrediting agencies.

  • Provides oversight and monitors projects with attention to details to insure continuous improvement, maximum effectiveness, and compliance.

  • Prepares required reports for various internal and external requests. Ensures accuracy and completeness of reports and documents.

  • Assists faculty in the development of course and program curriculum, program and course reviews and articulation activities.

  • Responds to complex inquiries from all levels of employees or external sources regarding a variety of questions, such as clarification of College or Campus policy and procedures.

  • Conducts all tasks related to the preparation of the annual and other periodic budgets for the department.

  • Maintains current knowledge of field or profession. Travels to training workshops, conferences, meetings, and professional association events outside of and between college locations.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree within specific subject area related to the position

  • Eight years of related experience, to include experience in higher education administration, faculty supervision, post-secondary instruction, administrative, and curriculum development experience

Knowledge of:

  • Microsoft Office Professional or similar application

  • Best practices in higher education pedagogy

Skilled in:

  • Thinking strategically, effectively analyzing data, and implementing data-informed decisions

  • Managing and resolving conflict in a positive manner

  • Fact finding, analysis, and problem solving

  • Motivating employees to exert the effort necessary to attain organizational and departmental goals

  • Attention to detail while maintaining effective time and task management

Ability to:

  • Establish ownership of areas of responsibility with an aptitude to anticipate and pro-actively execute tasks while identifying areas of enhancement, efficiencies, and solutions

  • Interact in a positive manner with diverse populations and varying education levels of students, faculty, staff, and the public

  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing on a regular basis with internal and external customers, build relationships, manage customer expectations and take responsibility for a high level of service

  • Accurately manage a budget

Licenses, Registration, Certifications, or Special Requirements:

  • Regular physical attendance required

Preferred Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Doctorate degree

Work Environment and Physical Demand:

  • Reach and grasp objects

  • Stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, or crawl

  • Use of video display terminal

  • Use of manual dexterity and fine motor skills

  • Communicate information orally and in writing

  • Receive and understand information through oral and written communication

  • Proofread and check documents for accuracy

  • Work with equipment or perform procedures where carelessness may result in injury

This job description is intended to be generic in nature and describe the essential functions of the job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities, and overtime eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.

Employment Information

Please review the following information in order to apply for a position at Palm Beach State College:

  • Carefully review the minimum qualifications advertised for the available position as only applicants meeting the minimum requirements will be considered.
  • Background Check/ Drug Screen may be required based on the specific requirements of the position for which the application is being submitted. Employment is contingent upon the passing of a drug test and upon completion of a criminal background investigation.
  • An important goal of the Office of Human Resources is to respond to all applicants once a selection is made. Please take notice of the position closing date advertised. Whenever positions are filled, the Office of Human Resources responds to all applicants who have submitted applications.
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