Dean of Arts, Humanities, Math and Social Sciences – FA004
HIRING RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
GENERAL INFORMATION: John Tyler Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education and one of the largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. With campuses in Chester and Midlothian in the metropolitan Richmond area and at off-campus classrooms throughout the area, John Tyler Community College provides quality educational opportunities that inspire student success and community vitality. The College’s vision is a success story for every student.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The dean of arts, humanities, math and social sciences provides sound operational management and strong academic administrative leadership for a designated selection of disciplines including but not limited to: arts, English, humanities, math, social sciences, and theatre This is a full-time twelve-month administrative faculty position.
The dean supervises and supports all faculty and staff assigned to the division and creates an environment that encourages innovative strategies for curriculum development and delivery, as well as the assessment of programs and learning outcomes. The dean assumes a college-wide leadership role and works to promote and maintain excellence in teaching and learning across multiple campuses and online. In coordination with the faculty, the dean develops, schedules, and supervises the instructional programs in the division; allocates resources; manages faculty recruitment; promotes professional development; and works collaboratively with others and with institutional data in the college and the community to ensure continuous improvement of programs in accord with the College’s vision, mission, and strategic goals. The dean reports directly to the Vice President of Learning and Student Success.
QUALIFICATIONS: Required: A master’s degree, teaching experience, and administrative experience. A competitive candidate will have a demonstrated knowledge for developing community college curricula and assessing outcomes; a collaborative leadership and management style; experience supervising others; proficiency with personnel and budget management; and knowledge of accreditation. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check will be required. Preferred: A doctorate and administrative experience in a higher education setting.
* Note: Effective September 1, 2021, state employees will be required to provided their vaccination status in compliance with the Governor’s mandate, Executive Order #18. Newly hired, including employees transferring from other state agencies, will be required to provide their vaccination status prior to starting a position or at the latest by their position start date. Additional detail regarding how to request and accommodation, required weekly Covid-19 testing, and mask requirement will be provided by Human Resources for newly hired or transferred employee who are unvaccinated.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Acceptable application packages are those submitted through the Commonwealth of Virginia career website located at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/242874.
REQUIRED: A fully completed state application, cover letter, CV/resume to include a list of three professional references, cover letter, and copies of all applicable transcripts must be submitted through the career website to receive consideration.
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John Tyler Community College embraces a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion that empowers anyone from anywhere to be successful in their academic and professional pursuits. We strive to provide an environment that is enriching to all by understanding and appreciating our dimensions of diversity, becoming global citizens, and welcoming new ways of engaging the unique contributions of all people.