Division Dean of Science and Technology - Rock Creek Campus
Portland Community College
Requisition Number: 08824
Location: Rock Creek Campus
Address: 17705 NW Springville Road, Portland, OR
Hours of Work: Varies
Position Status: Management; Level N; Full-time; Exempt
Starting Salary Range: Full Salary Range: $87,873 to $127,413 per year (Normally the starting salary for new employees will be at the entry salary for that level, unless approved for advanced salary placement)
Job Close Date: For best consideration apply by September 30, 2016
| Portland Community College's Rock Creek Campus is looking for a Division Dean for the Science and Technology Division. This division encompasses Biology, Bioscience Technology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physical Sciences, Microelectronics and Veterinary Technology: all very popular programs designed to inspire a love of learning, and to prepare PCC's diverse students for exciting careers and/or further education. Coursework in many programs features real-life experience and authentic lab training in the skills and knowledge that employers value most. Strong connections with local industry include program partnership, work experience components, and grant support, and are critical to the success of the Division's students and programs. |
The official responsibilities of the Division Dean of Science and Technology are to provide broad administrative direction and leadership in the development, expansion, revision, improvement and maintenance of the multiple quality education programs. An extremely important part of this role at PCC is to bring a student-centered priority and a passion for inspiring learning to the administration of a rich and complex division. Hands-on laboratory management, industry partnerships, regulatory and funding complexity, and meaningful collaboration with faculty, staff and administrators, are all in a day's work for this Division Dean.
If this sounds like a learning community that you would like to be a part of, please apply today! Rock Creek is about 12 miles west of downtown Portland, in the growing Beaverton-Hillsboro area. Our classes frequently use the neighboring farm and wetland areas as outdoor learning labs. Rock Creek served 23,631 students in the 2014-15 academic year.
- August 29: Job Announcement Published
- September 30: Deadline for Preferred Applications
- October 20 & 21: Semi-finalist Interviews
- November 14 & 15: Finalist On-Campus Interviews & Forums
| Typical Division Dean Responsibilities and Duties |
1. Supervises division faculty, academic professionals, classified staff, technical/support, and/or student staff. Evaluates and oversees the development of professional development plans and goals for assigned faculty department chairs, faculty, academic professionals, and classified staff in accordance with good management practices, campus policies, and collective bargaining agreements. Hires, evaluates, trains, disciplines and recommends dismissal of staff as necessary.
2. Provides leadership in planning, implementing, evaluating, and modifying multiple educational programs, processes, and operations related to assigned areas of responsibility; interprets and applies federal and state mandated guidelines. Plans, implements, administers, and evaluates related programs, projects, and services impacting the college.
3. Establishes, monitors, evaluates, and modifies processes, procedures, and/or standards, ensuring alignment with the College's mission, values, goals, and objectives, as well as all local, state, and federal laws and regulations. Monitors programs to ensure compliance with applicable accrediting bodies.
4. Serves as a liaison to applicable external agencies and businesses, the community, the general public, internal departments, and applicable educational institutions representing the College with respect to academic programs, processes, and procedures. Convenes advisory and related committees for vocational and technical programs and maintains related records.
5. Participates in the development and marketing of programs in assigned area of responsibility to increase enrollment and revenues for the District.
6. Directs the maintenance of a variety of student and academic program records and information in assigned areas of responsibility.
7. Oversees faculty teaching assignments, schedules, and classroom assignments in accordance with established District policy.
8. Develops, implements, and manages grant-funded programs to supplement academic programs.
9. Develops and administers budgets in assigned areas of responsibility; implements and allocates resources following budget approval; approves expenditures.
10. Evaluates and communicates the impact of potential legal or regulatory changes on the College.
11. Responds to and resolves student, faculty, and/or staff grievances and complaints.
12. Advises and responds to questions from College departments and external agencies regarding complex issues or policies impacting assigned programs and services.
13. Positions in this classification may perform all or some of the responsibilities above and all positions perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: (you must demonstrate how you meet all of the following to be considered)
- Master's degree in any academic field from an accredited college or university
- Three years progressively responsible managerial (supervisory) experience.
[ Measured as the equivalent of 3 years full-time experience]
Knowledge and Skills
- Managerial principles;
- Grant management principles and practices;
- Budgeting principles and practices;
- Contract management principles and practices;
- Accreditation standards;
- Conflict mediation principles and practices;
- Public relations principles;
- Program development principles;
- Records maintenance principles and practices;
- Higher education principles and practices.
Demonstrated Skill in:
- Managing and providing leadership to subordinate staff;
- Developing, recommending, implementing, and monitoring academic programs, policies, procedures, and work flow;
- Developing and managing a budget;
- Managing grants-funded programs;
- Managing contracts;
- Evaluating assigned programmatic area for compliance with applicable regulations and accreditation requirements;
- Speaking in public;
- Conducting research to identify solutions, resolve problems, or provide information;
- Mediating conflict;
- Developing and marketing academic programs;
- Working with diverse academic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff;
- Utilizing computer technology for communication, data gathering and reporting activities;
- Communicating effectively through oral and written mediums.
Notes to Applicant:
- The education and/or work history sections of your online application form must demonstrate that you meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. The information on the resume/cover letter will not substitute for the completed application.
- Satisfactory references and successful completion of the criminal background check are required to meet the minimum qualifications for hire into this position.
Preferred Qualifications: (please use these to demonstrate how you will be successful in this important role)
- Demonstrated student and/or learning-centered approach to management experience
- Highly effective verbal and written communication skills, as evidenced by successful management, partnerships and collaborations with a wide variety of stakeholders
- Experience teaching and/or successfully managing a laboratory-based learning program
- Demonstrated experience building and leveraging partnerships with industry for the development and support of learning programs and student success
- Experience managing fiscal resources from grants, fund-raising and other sources
- Demonstrated competency as an effective and collaborative manager of people of diverse backgrounds, skill levels, and life experience; including team building and people development.
- Experience supporting programs and facilities that are required to meet complex regulatory guidelines (e.g. OSHA, USDA, other environmental requirements)
- Academic training and/or graduate degree(s) in a discipline within the field of science or technology
Additional Posting Information:
| To apply for this position you must submit: |
1. Completed online application
2. Cover Letter (attach document)*
3. Current Resume (attach document)*
* When you apply for the position, you will be given an opportunity to attach the above documents. They may be attached in either "Microsoft Word" or ".pdf" formats.
Applicants selected for further consideration may be asked to complete a supplemental questionnaire.
PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with a access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Auto and Home Insurance. Retirement and tax deferred 403B plans.
14.67 hours of Vacation leave per month
1 day of Sick Leave per month
3 additional Personal Leave days per year
Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children under 24 years of age, as well as tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.
Notes to Applicant:
- Upon hire candidate will be required to provide official transcripts for all degrees earned.
- Applicants selected for hire will be required to pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.
- Portland Community College will hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to complete the designated Immigration Service Employers Verification I-9 form.
- As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.
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Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
How to Apply
For complete job description and application instructions, visit: jobs.pcc.edu
As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.
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