Dean of Humanities, Social Sciences and Fine Arts - Highland Community College-Illinois in Freeport Illinois

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Highland Community College-Illinois

Freeport, Illinois 61032

United States


Detailed Job Description

Highland Community College is a small, vibrant community college in the northwest corner of Illinois, within 125 miles of Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin. HCC offers more than 60 applied and transfer degree programs, lifelong learning, and business training. In addition to academic programming, Highland provides athletics, theatre, art and music opportunities for the students and community. Highland Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.

Highland Community College invites applications for the position of Dean, Humanities, Social Sciences and Fine Arts with a start date of Summer 2016 or as negotiated.  Master’s degree in humanities, social sciences, fine arts or a related field and five (5) years teaching experience at the college level required. An equivalent combination of education and experience that provide the required knowledge and skills may be considered. The Dean is responsible for development, supervision, coordination and evaluation of the instructional programs related to areas of assignment. This position will direct and coordinate all aspects Humanities, Social Sciences and Fine Arts education related to program development, funding options, grants and state and federal requirements. Knowledge of practices in the administration of instructional programs and related support activities preferred. Experience working in a union environment preferred. A successful criminal background check is required.

To apply online for this position, visit our website at: Please complete and submit an online application and upload the following documents:  cover letter, resume, transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for the purpose of application), and three current professional letters of recommendation. You may also email for an alternative application method. Review of applications will begin December 7, 2015 and continue until position filled.

Highland Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, and encourages applications from Veterans, minorities, people with disabilities and other diverse groups.

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Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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