Associate Dean-Academic Affairs - Bunker Hill Community College in Boston Massachusetts

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Bunker Hill Community College

Boston, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job Description:

Reporting to the Provost-Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, the Associate Dean will:

  • Manage the full-time and adjunct Division of Continuing Education (DCE) faculty evaluation processes for all five academic divisions.
  • Responsible for overseeing service and resource needs for adjunct faculty members across the five academic divisions on all campuses and satellites.
  • Plan and collaborate with the Deans to design and implement new full-time and adjunct faculty orientations and coordinate the professional development initiatives for faculty and staff within the Division of Academic and Student Affairs.
  • Responsible for the content of the college catalog, addendum to catalog, online programs of study, adjunct and full-faculty handbook and student support services guide in collaboration with the Dean of Enrollment Management, Dean of Students, the Registrar, Executive Director of Integrated Marketing and Communications and other individuals and departments on all campuses and satellites to produce timely and quality publications for the college community.
  • Responsible for the academic suspension, probation and suspension-readmission processes and serve as the primary hearing appeals officer for all suspension-readmission students while maintaining academic student records in a confidential manner.
  • Provide leadership on college-wide initiatives and serve on assigned college committees.
  • Develop and edit presentations, reports and other college correspondence for the Office of the Provost for various college-wide events and presentations, both internal and external.
  • Represent the Office of the Provost on the development of policies, programs and projects related to advancement of the Chelsea Campus.
  • Develop and manage transfer and articulation agreements and processes in collaboration with Deans, Department Chairs and the College transfer counselors.
  • Maintain a proficient knowledge of current community college trends on assessment of courses, program and institutional learning outcomes (ILO), teaching, learning and student development strategies and share this knowledge across the college community through campus events and in-house professional development initiatives.
  • Assist in annual budget development and management for the Academic and Student Affairs Division for the College.
  • Serve as a member of the Deans' Council.


  • Master's Degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • A record of progressive administrative, managerial or supervisory experience at the post-secondary level
  • College teaching experience; community college experience preferred
  • Experience in higher education administration, teaching and learning student development initiatives with a preference for experience at a community college
  • Familiarity with academic policies and practice such as faculty evaluations, faculty and staff development, and student academic progress, e.g., probation, suspension and readmission
  • Familiarity with the professional development needs of adjunct faculty related to teaching effectiveness and the appropriate recognition of their academic growth
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of employees, faculty, students and the community
  • Ability to work with groups and individuals, demonstrate best practices in academia, resolve problems, demonstrate initiative, and contribute to the effectiveness of the academic and student affairs administrative team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate from a regionally accredited institution
  • Demonstrated progressive leadership responsibility
  • Demonstrated ability to embrace change in a dynamic higher education setting
  • Fluent in Spanish preferred

Bunker Hill Community College is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at three satellite locations in the Greater Boston area. Recently re-certified as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream, BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. The College offers more than 100 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Sixty-seven percent of students are people of color and more than 50 percent are women.

We are looking for individuals aligned with our institutional values of access and success, excellence and innovation, economic and social justice, inclusiveness and equity, civic engagement and service, kindness and respect, and accountability and transparency. Individuals with a dedication to a dynamic educational environment, investment in the social and economic well-being of all, and belief in student-centered learning in an engaging, supportive environment are sought to fill the following position.

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Additional Information

Salary Range:     $80,000.00-$85,000.00

Effective Date: To Ensure Consideration All Application Materials Must Be Received By September 17, 2015.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
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