Dean of Professional Studies & Workforce Development-Ext'd - 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:


BHCC is a progressive institution guided by seven goals: to create pathways and partnerships to promote student success; to demonstrate strength through diversity; to develop and cultivate college-wide sustainability initiatives; to expand technology throughout the College; to foster wellness, growth and life-long learning; to identify and close workforce gaps; and to institute a culture of evidence and accountability. The College is committed to a learning community teaching/learning environment and, as an Achieving the Dream institution, is focused on data-driven student success.

Reporting to the Associate Provost-Chelsea, the Dean of Professional Studies and Workforce Development is responsible for the administration and leadership of the Professional Studies Division, which includes the departments of Business Administration, Computer Information Technology, Computer Media Technology, Early Childhood Development & Human Services, Hospitality, Legal Studies & Public Safety, Visual & Media Arts and Workforce Development. These responsibilities will include new program and curriculum development, program review and assessment, course scheduling, budgeting, and faculty development.  In addition, the Dean oversees a number of grants that support the College's academic and Workforce Development programs.


  • Master's Degree in one of the disciplines of the division; doctorate preferred
  • Progressive administrative and supervisory experience in higher education, preferably in a community college
  • Demonstrated ability to provide creative and innovative leadership
  • Demonstrated capacity to foster and manage change in a fast-paced environment
  • Successful college-level teaching experience
  • Experience in the recruitment, evaluation and development of faculty and/or professional staff'
  • Experience with curriculum development, assessment and strategic planning for program development
  • Proven ability to promote and foster interdisciplinary programs, Learning Communities; and innovative teaching pedagogy;
  • Demonstrated commitment to a student-centered and learner-focused approach to teaching and learning
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to promote collaboration among the departments
  • Experience in developing and managing  grants and budgets
  • Experience in developing and managing Workforce Development programs
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student, faculty, and staff population
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of a community college and student centered learning environment


  • Experience developing projects, grants, and corporate partnerships allied to workforce development and information technology
  • Experience developing and maintaining active advisory committees for assigned programs and addressing regional requirements
  • Knowledge of technology used in educational programs and services, including but not limited to student information system and web-based information systems
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in College administration or teaching in career programs

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: $103,000.00 - $109,000.00

Review Date:  Applications will be accepted until position is filled. To ensure consideration, applications must be received by May 26, 2016.

Application Instructions

Submit Cover Letter and Resume Addressing the Required Qualifications to: Fax transcript files over 2 MB to (617)-228-3328.

Keyword Phrases

  • Professional Studies & Workforce Development
  • Achieving the Dream
  • Embrace Diversity
  • LifeMap
  • Graduate School Deans
  • Community College Executives
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter