The Dean of Health Sciences and Liberal Arts will provide the educational and administrative leadership and support for Health Science and Liberal Arts faculty and staff to achieve a high standard of excellence and innovation in teaching and learning, management and operation of faculty, instructional technologies, and staff professional growth. The Dean will provide the vision and overall guidance for the Health Sciences and Liberal Arts divisions including policy formulation, educational planning, accreditation, budgeting and new program development. The Dean will report to the college Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, and represent Pine Technical and Community College on various Minnesota State, community, state and national organizations.
DUTIES AND DELEGATED RESPONSBILITIES:
1. Provide strategic leadership for the college's Health Sciences and Liberal Arts programs.
Provide guidance, support and leadership to health sciences and liberal arts programs and departments.
Work collaboratively with division chairs and faculty on course schedules and faculty schedules.
Develop, implement, revise and maintain curriculum with program faculty within current industry standards; ensure curriculum is in compliance with other governing bodies and reflect the appropriate scope of practice.
Serve as the main resource for all matters related to advising for the health sciences and liberal arts programs; ensure faculty are providing accurate information to students.
Facilitate the collaboration of program faculty and Student Affairs staff on all matters related to program admissions, transfer, new student orientation, registration, and degree completion.
Portray a broad institutional perspective which supports the college mission, vision, and goals; support the work of the college Strategic Plan by planning and implementing relevant initiatives within the department.
Attend and support Advisory Committee meetings for health sciences and liberal arts programs.
Create and support a shared leadership culture through participation in, and facilitation of teams.
2. Supervise and evaluate faculty and staff
Recruit, screen, interview and recommend qualified faculty and staff for employment.
Provide orientation and evaluation of faculty and staff.
Supervise campus health services and liberal arts faculty, including proper orientation of new employees.
Ensure proper application of collective bargaining unit agreement/union contract provisions for faculty and staff assignments and responsibilities.
Work with faculty on credentialing requirement and on-going professional development to ensure that qualified faculty are assigned to all courses, labs, and clinicals.
Keep records of all healthcare faculty and staff, including but not limited to: Mantoux tests, CPR certification, and criminal background checks.
Foster and lead a culture of inclusion, respect, and support for students and college employees.
3. Maintain program accreditation
Support faculty development of skills directly relating to accreditation standards.
Coordinate accreditation site visits.
Participate in regular meetings of the program faculty.
Facilitate curriculum development, implementation, evaluation, and revision for quality alignment with accreditation and industry standards.
4. Oversee college-wide processes and projects as assigned
Collaborate with the Vice President (VP) of Academic and Student Affairs on academic and student service projects with college-wide implications including policy and procedure development, interpretation, compliance and dissemination; master academic planning; professional development of faculty and staff; and new leadership initiatives.
Implement and manage academic processes in assigned programs including student learning assessment and program review.
5. Lead and manage administrative activities within assigned areas
Work collaboratively with VP in developing and prioritizing budgets.
Monitor budget expenditures throughout the fiscal year.
Work collaboratively with VP, business office and all other parties on matters related to grants for health sciences and/or liberal arts programs.
6. Participate in professional activities to remain current in the industry and develop individually
Participate in professional organizations locally, statewide, and nationally. Including, but not limited to: other educational programs/institutions; governing/regulating agencies and conferences as appropriate.
Other duties as assigned by the VP or President.
Master's degree from an accredited institution in a related field.
Two years of demonstrated leadership at a professional level.
Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of college students.
Evidence of a strong and clear commitment to diversity among faculty and staff.
Demonstrated success in promoting the values of shared governance and participative management.
Experience with various collective bargaining agreements.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Experience in organizing, evaluating, and administering budgets.
Experience in planning and leading joint projects with business, K-12 and other educational organizations.
Experience with increasing college enrollment, student persistence, and student completion rates.
Two years of academic leadership experience at a professional level.
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About PINE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE
With its 31 institutions, including 24 two-year colleges and seven state universities, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is the largest single provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota. The colleges and universities operate 54 campuses in 47 Minnesota communities and serve about 250,000 students in credit-based courses. Overall, the system produces about 33,500 graduates each year. In addition to credit-based courses, the system offers customized training programs that serve about 153,200 employees from 6,000 Minnesota businesses each year. The law creating the system was passed by the Minnesota Legislature in 1991 and went into effect July 1, 1995. The law merged the state's community colleges, technical colleges and state universities into one system. The system is separate from the University of Minnesota.