Mohawk Valley Community College provides accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to meet the diverse needs of our students. We are the community's college, committed to student success through partnerships, transfer and career pathways, and personal enrichment. This full-time, academic dean position provides leadership for the School of Public and Human Services.
Major responsibilities include the following:
Promote an environment supportive of the College mission and vision and participates in the development and implementation of College policies, procedures, and guidelines.
Ensure academic and pedagogical quality of the School's programs.
Collaborate in the design of recruitment activities to attract qualified full-time and part-time staff.
Oversee and performs full and part-time faculty evaluations.
Promote excellence in faculty and staff teaching, service, professional growth and development.
Oversee the mediation process for faculty and student issues, grievances, and appeals where necessary.
Oversight for School's budget and maintains fiscal accountability.
Work with others to facilitate partnerships with the community and represents the College to outside entities.
Direct the process of credit evaluation, certification for graduation, admission of programs, and academic standards for continuation in program or college.
Advise on the schedule of School classes based upon student needs.
Assist with college-wide events such as, but not limited to, commencement ceremonies, open houses, and orientations.
We are looking for exceptional colleagues with an understanding of the mission of a community college and an ability to promote student success and institutional impact.
Master's degree from a regionally accredited higher education institution
Three years of progressive, administrative experience
Demonstrated effective management and leadership through change with proven empowerment and engagement of faculty and staff
Experience working with and supporting a diverse student and faculty/staff population
Special Instructions to Applicants: Official academic transcripts required upon hire.
Review Start Date: 7/1/2021
Mohawk Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity. MVCC maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and global worldview. We value the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in a world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, different abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.
Internal Number: req897_1622553892
About Mohawk Valley Community College
Mohawk Valley Community College has more than 800 full-time and part-time employees at our campuses in Utica and Rome, NY. We are located in the Central New York region at the foothills of the Adirondack mountains between Syracuse and Albany, NY in Oneida County.Founded in 1946 as one of the first community colleges in New York State, MVCC is one of 64 campuses of the State University of New York.The College offers about 100 transfer and career technical programs, including liberal arts and sciences, healthcare, engineering technologies, trades, engineering science, business, human services and fine arts. A diverse institution with a global view, MVCC offers career, transfer, and transitional education, programs for personal and cultural enrichment, and supports community and economic development.Interested candidates will find competitive salaries and outstanding benefits along with an enriched, collaborative work environment that is based on excellence in teaching and student service, employee success with continued contributions, and commitment to our surrounding communities.Mohawk Valley Community College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, sta...ff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. MVCC does not discriminate. MVCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.Employees, students, applicants, or other members of the College community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.The College's policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to the Executive Director of Human Resources.