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Dean of Technology and Workforce Development
Summary
Title:Dean of Technology and Workforce Development
ID:957
Department:Technology and Workforce Development
Division:Academic Affairs
Location:Technical Education Center
Closing Date:N/A
Description

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

 

Division: Academic Affairs

Department: Technology and Workforce Development

Job title: Dean of Technology and Workforce Development

Reports to: Vice President of Academic Affairs

Position type: Full-Time

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Purpose: The Dean of Technology and Workforce Development is responsible for the sound management and strategic oversight of the departments within their division. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the career and technical education faculty at KCKCC. 
  • Develop innovative strategies to support student learning and faculty teaching.
  • Oversee the assessment and program review activities for the division to ensure compliance of national and program-specific accreditation standards.
  • Oversee the budgets of the Technology and Workforce Division.
  • Ensure division compliance with college policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and manage the annual budget for the division.
  • Support effective use of technology for learning in all settings.
  • Attend and participate in the Kansas Technical Education Authority monthly meetings.
  • Hold regular meetings with departmental leaders of Workforce and Entrepreneurship, Continuing Education, Cultural Outreach, and Adult Education to ensure that coordinated programming is provided to the community.
  • Serve as the college representative to various Workforce Partnership and Economic Development Councils.
  • Serve as the college lead for business and industry partnerships as needed.
  • Manage the Workforce, Entrepreneurial, Adult Education, and Continuing Education efforts of the college.
  • Serve as a member of the Dean’s Council.
  • Work with the industry advisory boards of the career and technical education programs to maintain quality programs that meet their needs.
  • Provide leadership for appropriate integration of learning technologies and pedagogy into instructional programs and activities.
  • Provide written/oral reports on the performance of the Technology and Workforce Development Division.
  • Responsible for understanding the Safety needs of the programs at the technical education center and maintaining a ‘Safety First’ environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Must understand and endorse the philosophy of the comprehensive, urban community college.
  • Knowledge of and experience with developing and evaluating assessment strategies; student learning behaviors; student learning outcomes; program learning outcomes; and HLC compliance.
  • Experience in innovative, collaborative work with business and industry and with K-12 regarding the development of career and technical education.
  • Experience developing continuing education programs into academic or professional certification offerings.
  • Must have experience with course content development and course delivery systems to include on-line and hybrid courses.
  • Must possess strong written and oral communication skills, with a proven ability to build consensus among colleagues.
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership and management skills and a record of accomplishment in planning and budgeting.
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to and ability to work with a diverse student and faculty population.
  • Must demonstrate an interest and commitment to learning for life for students, staff, faculty, and self.
  • Must be experienced with current technology and classroom application of current technology.
  • Must be willing to lead the Division toward innovative use of current technology in the learning process.
  • Experience in collaborative work with business and industry regarding development of career and technical education.
  • Ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships and establish credibility with all levels of employee in the organization.
  • Strong analytical skills and detail oriented.
  • Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment to successfully initiate and carry projects to completion.
  • Ability to solve complex problems by using best practices and alternative methods.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Master degree required.
  • Teaching experience in a Career and Technical Education program.
  • Demonstrated experience building partnerships with business and industry.
  • Experience working in a business or industry setting is preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit.  Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items.  The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

SALARY:   Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

APPLY BY: Screening of applicants will begin May 14th.  Position will remain open until filled.

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of position given this title and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job related duties through their hiring department. Specific job related duties assigned by hiring department shall be consistent with the representative essential functions listed above and shall not be expanded in role or scope.

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