Tidewater Community College-Dean


Tidewater Community College-Dean

Discipline Dean - Engineering & Engineering Technology

Tidewater Community College has served South Hampton Roads – both students and employers – for 50 years. It has grown from 1 campus into a regional educational and economic force. TCC is the largest provider of higher education and workforce services in Hampton Roads, enrolling nearly 28,000 students in 2019-20. Founded in 1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, Tidewater Community College (TCC) services South Hampton Roads with 4 campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach, 7 regional centers and 2 important cultural institutions. The college had 3,203 graduates in 2019-2020, 40 percent of whom pursued degrees that would let them transfer to 4-year institutions. Of South Hampton Roads residents enrolled in higher education 36% enrolled at TCC. TCC’s institutional accreditation is affirmed through 2027 by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Position Summary:
The Discipline Dean provides direct services to students in the resolution of most academic issues and the completion of activities that support student success and progression to their educational goals. Reporting to the Special Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Discipline Dean has responsibilities within a pathway(s), as assigned by the Vice President of Academic Affairs, and works collaboratively across the College. The Discipline Dean also provides day-to-day support services to campus teaching faculty and staff to ensure operational effectiveness, and provides oversight of campus academic support services. To ensure student learning and success are promoted college-wide, the Discipline Dean provides college-wide oversight for assigned disciplines.

Required Qualifications
• Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the comprehensive mission of community colleges.
• Demonstrated knowledge of community college curricula, instructional practices, and learning outcomes in programs assigned to the Career Pathway.
• Demonstrated ability to develop courses and curricula in response to identified needs.
• Demonstrated ability to coordinate the development and scheduling of programs and courses based on a review of advisory committee input, college planning data, workforce development goals, and community and student demand.
• Ability to coordinate instructional and service programs with other college departments, to be responsive to the needs of a diverse student population.
• Proven ability to work as a team leader, appropriately exhibiting a positive attitude and sense of humor.
• Ability to supervise and evaluate assigned staff while building a highly effective working team.
• Excellent skills in oral and written communication.
• Ability to interpret and apply college policies and procedures; ability to resolve issues, resulting in mutual respect and tolerance for varying points of view.
• Knowledge of and ability to utilize administrative and instructional applications of information technology.
• Demonstrated skill in managing budget, equipment, and other institutional resources.
• Master’s degree required, preferably in a field related to one of the programs and disciplines in a Career Pathway, from a regionally accredited college or university.
• Familiarity with regional accreditation standards as well as any applicable specialized accreditation, certification, and licensure requirements, with particular attention to their implications for identifying and assessing student learning outcomes.
• Formal collegiate teaching experience required, with community college experience preferred. Supervisory experience in an academic setting preferred.

Preferred Qualifications
• As delineated in the Required Qualifications

Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of application materials will commence July 15, 2022.

link for posting: https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/47894

Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with the application; however, no offer of employment will be made prior to official transcripts being provided to the college.

The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.