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Dean, Health and Natural Sciences

San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049
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    120960443

San Jacinto College

Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Dean, Health and Natural Sciences - South Campus

The Dean is responsible for curriculum development, implementation, administration, planning and scheduling; student advisement and retention; faculty recruitment, supervision and development; short and long term strategic planning; budgeting; interaction with industry advisory boards and other external constituencies; and accreditation and licensing issues.

Responsibilities:
  • Develops strategies to support of recruitment and retention of allied health and science students.
  • Provides leadership, direction, and administrative support to the department chairs, faculty and staff; includes mentoring department chairs and directors.
  • Participates in the selection of full-time faculty.
  • Directs and supervises faculty professional development and mentoring opportunities.
  • Works with the department chairs to enhance existing programs to develop new programs or courses based on the needs of the college's service area.
  • Develops, in consultation with department chairs, a schedule that maximizes enrollment and responds to students' needs.
  • Collaborates with department chairs on curriculum review and approval processes.
  • Plans, directs and participates in program reviews and student learning outcomes assessment activities.
  • Analyzes course and faculty evaluations making suggestions in collaboration with department chairs for improvement.
  • Evaluates curriculum based on industry requirements for applicability to current market trends and ensures compliance with Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board guidelines.
  • Plans and administers budget for assigned areas.
  • Plans, develops and implements innovative partnerships with business/industry, government agencies, high schools, universities, and other entities.
  • Supports the department chairs and lead faculty with their advisory committee responsibilities.
  • Evaluates the need for new equipment, makes sure equipment is purchased in a timely manner and assumes responsibility for the equipment inventory.
  • Seeks and provides managerial oversight of private, state and federal grants.
  • Attends campus activities such as performances and student-sponsored events to support student personal and professional development.
  • Work with diverse community groups to foster a working relationship for the college
  • Oversees resolution of conflicts with department chairs involving faculty, staff or students issues.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Applicant must have excellent communication skills, demonstrated leadership abilities and proven results;
  • Proven teaching success in higher education;
  • Demonstrate substantial and noteworthy achievement in curriculum management;
  • Possess effective and consistent interpersonal, organizational, conflict resolution, management, and organizational skills;
  • Possess strong verbal, written, and telephone skills;
  • Demonstrate sound working knowledge of personal computer hardware/software and the Internet;
  • Administrative experience, including ability to establish priorities and make difficult choices among competing demands and to make decisions in a consultative and informed manner;
  • Previous experience effectively and consistently leading and motivating staff;
  • Possess ability to effectively and consistently lead and motivate staff.

Required Education :
  • Minimum of a Master's degree in an appropriate discipline from a regionally accredited institution.

Preferred Education:

Doctorate or terminal degree in discipline field from regionally accredited institution

Required Experience :
  • 3 years of relevant nursing or allied health clinical experience
  • 3 years of teaching experience
  • 3 to 5 years of progressively responsible higher education experience, including successful teaching experience at the college level and the ability to relate effectively with faculty and staff members

Preferred Experience:
  • Five years of successful teaching experience at the community college level in a related field with six or more years of progressive and strategic administrative experience in higher education at the community college level or equivalent experience.


Salary Grade: 36

Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

Requisition Number: req2426

Posting Close Date: 7/17/2020

PI120960443
Posted: 2020-06-20 Expires: 2020-07-22

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