Dean, College of Aviation and Public Services - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Dean, College of Aviation and Public Services will plan, coordinate, organize, and manage a major academic division of the University and serve as an official member of the Vice President's staff. The Dean will also keep abreast of and maintain state-of-the-art management and educational administration techniques and procedures.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
- Plan, maintain, and regularly evaluate curricula of programs in accordance with institutional standards and identify new curricula directions in program areas.
- Oversee the development of strategic and long-range educational plans as well as the allocation of human and fiscal resources in accordance with needs and within authorized limits.
- Prepare budgets and strategic plans for submission to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
- Approve expenditures by departments in the areas of personnel, travel, current expense, and capital.
- Establish and maintain open channels of communication by ensuring the regular meeting of department chairs, faculty, and advisory committees within the division.
- Initiate and maintain cooperative relationships with local educating agencies, other state and federal agencies, and civic and professional organizations.
- Prepare and review reports, evaluations, and other related materials for accrediting bodies and actively seek accreditation when appropriate.
- Develop programs of continuing education in coordination with other administrators.
- Organize and ensure the effective involvement of advisory committees.
- Authorize the employment of classified staff and recommend the appointment of faculty and professional and administrative staff to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
- Provide for a regular program of faculty and staff performance evaluation in accordance with college standards and policy.
- Recommend salary adjustments, leaves of absence, and tenure for faculty and staff.
- Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with an earned terminal degree (doctorate preferred) in aviation science, emergency services, law enforcement, public administration, or a closely related field, and at least five years of industrial experience or five years successful administrative experience at the college or university level in one of the disciplines represented by the school.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

- Knowledge of the emergency services/public safety/aviation disciplines.
- Ability to develop an organization and conduct program and staff evaluations.
- Ability to conduct strategic and long-range planning.
- Knowledge of teaching methodologies as it relates to emergency services/public safety/aviation.
- Ability to exercise interpersonal, public relations, problem solving, and decision making skills.
- Skill in fundraising and grant development..
- Skill in curriculum planning and development..
- Knowledge of supervisory methods/techniques.
- Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
- Personal qualities of integrity, organization, enthusiasm, and industriousness.

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a credentials check, an employment check, and criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at

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Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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