This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
The Dean of the College is responsible for the development, administration, and promotion of the College and its programs ensuring high quality instruction in a safe and engaging learning environment. The Dean of the College provides academic and educational leadership to the faculty members, students and campus colleagues and is responsible for developing an active teaching/learning community among students and faculty on campus.
Serve as leader, administrator, and evaluator of an academic college and the programs it encompasses. Promote academic achievement and student satisfaction consistent with established education objectives, quality standards and fiscal responsibility. Supervise and evaluate assigned personnel. Responsible for development and/or administration of budgets in areas of supervision. Seeks and pursues/motivates others to pursue potential sources of funding for the college. Serve as liaison between the college and the university community, community agencies, businesses and other groups, advisory committees, state and national groups. Ensure compliance with regulatory, corporate and Department of Education regulations. Seek/maintain degree program approval from licensing agencies, regional and national accreditation councils. Reports directly to the Executive Vice President and Provost.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures, regulations, and standards applicable to the job. Understanding of the University's mission, vision and goals.
Excellent communication skills, ability to listen to new ideas and to respond in a timely manner to faculty, students and staff. Demonstrated skill in working effectively with personnel conflicts and concerns. Demonstrated ability to administer in a fair, thorough and thoughtful way.
Ability to solve problems and deliver difficult messages in a sensible way. Demonstrated ability to work independently and to establish and maintain a high degree of personal and departmental integrity and openness with students, faculty and staff.
Education- Earned terminal degree in a directly related discipline and tenured or tenurable at the rank of professor.