Dean of Academic Affairs (Reg FT) - Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

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Community College of Allegheny County

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

United States


Detailed Job Description

Leads, supervises and directs campus academic affairs.  

Job Duties

1. Provides direction for the associate dean and other academic support staff.
2. Reviews and coordinates course and teaching schedules.
3. Assists in the promotion of the College and engages in leadership and professional development activities.
4. Reviews and coordinates instructional process and policies including the review of portfolios as well as program and discipline reviews.
5. Administers the collective bargaining agreements.
6. Monitors student enrollment in partnership with department heads.
7. Promotes assessment of learning outcomes in the classroom, in programs and for the general education goals of the College.
8. Facilitates and coordinates advisory board meetings.
9. Collaborates with other professional staff in the College to develop and implement policies, articulations and accreditation.
10. Serves on campus president's cabinet and appropriate campus/College committees; attends meetings related to academic issues.
11. Mediates academic faculty/student problems and concerns.
12. Keeps abreast of changes in disciplines and technologies related to divisional programs and activities.
13. Works with faculty to ensure that the integrity of instruction is maintained.
14. Collaborates with discipline faculty regarding curriculum development and maintenance.
15. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications

Masters degree in education, teaching, counseling/student services or related field and a minimum of five years related experience. Expertise in discipline content areas including but not limited to business, the applied trades and/or advanced manufacturing, preferred. Prior experience as a department head preferred; community college, academic and scheduling, assessment, program development, curriculum and strategic planning experience. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong written skills required. Ability to work effectively in a team environment. Ability to work with different constituencies and foster a cooperative student environment. Time-management skills with a demonstrated ability to work under pressure. Strong mediation skills. Ability to multi-task, manage time and supervise people. Experience working in a union environment preferred.  

Salary Grade

21 - min. $102,924  

Additional Information

This position will remain open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter and resume by no later than July 6, 2015. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed.  

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) and its Board of Trustees are committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment for all. College conforms to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations relating to equal employment. The College CCAC does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry or place of birth, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, use of a guide or support animal due to disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran status, or age or use of a guide or support animal because of blindness, deafness or physical disability of any individual. Creating, supporting and sustaining a diverse community prepare our students to be effective in the world outside of CCAC.

The College also prohibits and will not engage in retaliation against any person who in good faith reports a violation of this policy, makes a claim of discrimination or harassment, provides information in an investigation of a potential violation of this policy, or otherwise engages in protected activity under the law. Questions may be addressed to

College conforms to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations relating to equal employment.

Keyword Phrases

  • Academic Affairs
  • Dean of Academic Affairs (Reg FT)
  • Vision of diversity & inclusion
  • Learning-centered environment
  • Eight Pittsburgh-area locations
  • Academic Administration
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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