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Top Community College Jobs (2024)

Executive: Division Dean - Health Sciences
Raritan Valley Community College
Posted on Tue., March 05, 2024
Starting date: Immediately
Expiration date: Wed., March 05, 2025

Job type: Full Time
Estimated salary: $
Education requirements: Minimum: Master's degree from an accredited Institution and full-time teaching experience....
Contact Information: Human Resources; Andrew.Sclafani@raritanval.edu

Reporting to the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Division Dean serves as an essential member of the Provost''s team and provides strategic leadership for all departments assigned to the Dean''s area. This position works under the broad administrative direction of the Provost, with significant responsibility for providing leadership in the development, expansion, revision, improvement, and maintenance of multiple quality education programs. The Division Dean is charged with aligning each department''s vision to the strategic imperatives of the campus, and with building teamwork and synergy across divisions. Essential Duties: Provides student-centered strategic leadership and vision in the execution of the division''s operational planning and continuous quality improvement processes. Collaborates with Department Chairs and Faculty to develop a Division Plan and department goals and objectives that are aligned with the Division Plan and the College''s Strategic Plan. Leads quality instruction, high impact pedagogy, and data-supported reform at scale across the division. Champions the division''s learning outcomes assessment and continuous quality improvement programs. Ensures department procedures are followed with respect to classroom management and academic expectations, and encourages and supports faculty research and scholarship. Receives and addresses student grievances. Fosters faculty and staff development, professional growth and enrichment opportunities, and encourages faculty to stay abreast of changes and trends in their academic fields, employment and transfer of program graduates, and employer needs, where appropriate. Supervises the creation of the Division''s course schedule by the Department Chairs in collaboration with the Coordinator of Scheduling; utilizes enrollment and fill rate data and other input to meet student demand. In conjunction with the Department Chairs and Human Resources, helps to develop an adequate pool of qualified adjunct faculty to meet the departments'' needs. Provides entrepreneurial leadership for the development of new programs, the evaluation of existing programs, and manages the program closure process. Monitors programs to ensure compliance with applicable accrediting bodies. Ensure that the division is compliant with college, federal, state, and local regulations. Provides guidance and supervises division faculty, academic professionals, classified staff, technical/support, and/or student staff. Hires, evaluates, trains, disciplines and recommends dismissal of staff as necessary. The Dean is responsible for assigning workload (in compliance with the relevant collective bargaining agreement), and for the approval and assignment of adjunct faculty contracts. Serves on the Provost''s Academic Council, Dean''s Council, and Academic Affairs Council. Advocates for the division and promotes student-centered interdepartmental synergy and teamwork. Liaises with Student Affairs to ensure the alignment of intake, advisement, counseling, financial aid, records, student life, and transfer services with the Division''s programs and goals. Coordinates with enrollment management to identify entrepreneurial opportunities for recruitment, retention, and completion. Develops and administers budgets in assigned areas of responsibility; allocates resources following budget approval; approves expenditures; identifies cost efficiencies. Pursues external funding, and partnerships to support college programming, facilities, and initiatives. Serves as a liaison to applicable external agencies, organizations, and businesses to foster public-private partnerships and grant programs. Provides entrepreneurial leadership in the support of the College''s vision for workforce and non-credit students. Oversees the College''s health professions non-credit, professional certifications. Establishes a robust relationship with K-12 partners, expanding dual enrollment initiatives, early college programs, and readiness projects. Ensures that the departments have appropriate administrative support. Engages in and supports governance of the College; serves as a non-voting member of the Academic Assessment Committee. Other duties as assigned. Requirements: Minimum of a Master''s degree from an accredited institution and full-time teaching experience in one of the fields taught by the Health Sciences division. A history of creative and visionary leadership in academic initiatives at a department chair level or higher at a community college. A demonstrated commitment to the multiple and complex goals of a community college, and a willingness to seek new methods of delivery to accomplish these goals. Demonstrated commitment to student retention and completion. Experience with integrated database systems and proficiency in Microsoft Office. Leadership that provides and supports student centered services with a commitment to diversity in the classroom and on campus. Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate degree strongly preferred. Experience with managing externally accredited healthcare programs strongly preferred. Application Instructions: As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies. RVCC''s starting salary is commensurate with educational qualifications and experience. We also offer an attractive benefits package. For consideration of the above position, please submit your cover letter and resume online, by clicking the "apply now" button. We regret that we are unable to respond to each and every resume received. Only those candidates of interest will be contacted directly.

Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness
Raritan Valley Community College
Posted on Tue., March 05, 2024
Starting date: Immediately
Expiration date: Wed., March 05, 2025

Job type: Full Time
Estimated salary: $
Education requirements: Earned doctorate in educational research, higher education, or related field that includes data analysis, data interpretation, and/or research methodology.
Contact Information: Human Resources; andrew.sclafani@raritanval.edu

Reporting to the Provost, this position provides strategic leadership, oversight, and management for the College''s on-going assessment, institutional research, use of data, and institutional effectiveness. The Executive Director for Institutional Effectiveness and Planning will work directly and collaboratively with the President, Provost, Vice Presidents, Deans, Directors, Department Chairs, faculty and staff to maximize institutional effectiveness. The Executive Director will serve as the Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO). Essential Duties: Coordinate, organize, prioritize and evaluate college-wide assessment activities for institutional assessment and assessment of student learning: Collaborate and provide consultation for faculty, staff and administrators to design, implement and document appropriate and effective assessment plans and activities; Prepare and distribute analytical reports; Assist with design of direct and indirect assessment projects, tools, and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data; Maintain college-wide repository and reporting on assessment efforts. Support, manage, and evaluate the College''s institutional effectiveness initiatives: Collaborate with Vice Presidents, Deans, Directors, and Department Chairs on their strategic and assessment plans; Assist with coordinating assessments, budgeting, planning and resource allocation college-wide; Design, develop, and manage the college''s Institutional Effectiveness Plan that aligns with institutional priorities; Provide orientation and support to programs and service areas in understanding and completing the program review/audit process. Coordinate a systematic and integrated institutional planning process aligned with accreditation, the College''s strategic plan, and other planning requirements: Serve as the College''s ALO (Accreditation Liaison Officer) for MSCHE; Collaborate on matters relating to accreditation; prepare and maintain accreditation documentation; Assist with the coordination, development, review, and revision of the College''s strategic plan and master plans; Participate in the development and implementation of a systematic planning process; Develop reports and literature searches that inform and facilitate planning; gather data and complete analyses to support the planning process; Develop a tracking and reporting system for monitoring progress toward goals and objectives in plans; Provide the college community with periodic reports on the planning process. Oversee and support institutional research activities: Set the College''s research agenda; Conceptualize, design and conduct research projects relating to fulfilling the mission, goals and objectives of the college and to assess institutional progress; Oversee environmental scanning and market analyses; Serve on and support the College''s Institutional Review Board (IRB). Support data usage, data analysis, and trend monitoring: Work collaboratively with Institutional Research, Registrar/Records, and Enrollment teams to address the data needs of the college; Support and assist Institutional Research in the coordination, collection, analysis, and reporting of data; Develop and coordinate the college''s survey calendar and direct efforts of staff in coordination of surveys and questionnaires; Assist with data interpretation; Collaborate on the development and enforcement of policies to support data integrity. Provide training and support for assessment, planning, research, and effectiveness activities: Organize and chair meetings; Lead workshops and facilitate group discussions; Involve faculty, staff, and administration in idea generation, goal setting, and decision making; support the Academic Assessment Committee and other college assessment committees as appropriate. Other duties as assigned. Requirements: Master''s Degree in social science, social or educational research, higher education, or related field that includes data analysis, data interpretation, and/or research methodology. Five years'' progressively responsible management experience in higher education. Three years'' supervisory experience. Experience with regional and programmatic accreditation. Knowledge of current concepts and techniques in institutional assessment and assessment of student learning, planning, and research methods in a higher education environment. Professional work experience demonstrating ability to interact effectively with senior leadership and to work in a collaborative manner with faculty, administration, and staff. Demonstrated strategic and operational planning skills. Effective verbal/written communication, presentation, and data visualization skills. Strong and demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Preferred Qualifications: Earned doctorate in educational research, higher education, or related field that includes data analysis, data interpretation, and/or research methodology. Experience working in a community college; comprehensive knowledge of community college administration. Management experience in an educational institution that is a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). Experience working with and/or within an office of Institutional Research. Experience with Ellucian Banner. Application Instructions: As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies. RVCC''s starting salary is commensurate with educational qualifications and experience. We also offer an attractive benefits package. For consideration of the above position, please submit your cover letter and resume online, by clicking the "apply now" button. We regret that we are unable to respond to each and every resume received. Only those candidates of interest will be contacted directly.

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