College/Division: Palmetto College - Central Admin
Department: Palmetto College Academic Affairs
Advertised Job Summary:
Reporting to the Chancellor of Palmetto College, the Dean is the chief academic and administrative officer for Extended University which includes locations in Columbia and Lexington South Carolina. The Dean will lead the strategic, programmatic, financial, fundraising, and management operations that support the mission and vision of Palmetto College.
The Dean will be responsible for building effective relationships with area businesses and community organizations; assesses course offerings to ensure student needs are met, and closely monitors enrollment and the financial health of Extended University. The Dean oversees planning, organizing, and directing community outreach and marketing to fulfill the educational mission for Extended University
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Earned doctorate from an accredited university.
Substantial record of progressively responsible leadership that includes high-level administrative or managerial experience, advanced knowledge of and experience in higher education processes and policies and procedures.
Achievement in the criteria required for a faculty appointment with tenure and rank.
Proven fundraising expertise to help increase the endowment for supporting programs, scholarships, students, and distinguished chairs
Experience with accreditation agencies/bodies.
Evidence of success with student enrollment growth and management.
Demonstrated record of sound financial management.
Proven ability to develop and foster good relationships with both internal campus stakeholders as well as external audiences such as local, state, and national agencies, officials, and donors.
Promote a collegial and constructive environment based on open communication, positive team building, and effective management of relationships
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 54392
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.