Dean of Career and Technical Education

 

Department

Career and Technical Education

 

Seward County Community College/Area Technical School is seeking an individual with demonstrated management skills to join our administrative team to establish and elevate the College’s role in career and technical education.  The Dean of Career and Technical Education will report to the President.

 

Role:

Directs the instructional aspects of the College related to career and technical education programs, courses, degrees, and associated activities including assessment of learning, development of new programs, utilization of personnel, scheduling of courses, and financial management of the various departments within the career and technical education division.  Responsible for various services and activities including the business and industry office, customized training, federal and state grant initiatives related to career and technical education.  Employment is based on a minimum of 248 days during the fiscal year.

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

 

·        Plans, supervises and directs the implementation of all course and programs in career and technical education.  Instructional divisions include allied health, business, and industrial technology.

·        Works with designated division chairs to insure that qualified instructors are employed to teach courses, and evaluates such courses and instructors according to College and Kansas Board of Regents policies and procedures. 

·        Such instructional responsibilities include credit, non‑credit, and concurrent course offerings at the College's facilities in Liberal and outreach sites.

·        Supervises the college's business and industry office and collaborates with the business and industry community to insure the quality of customized training and other industry programs meet the mission and objectives of the College.

·        Develops and proposes new instructional programs and courses that are appropriate to align with the mission of the College and meets the career and technical education needs of the college service area.

·        Coordinates state and federal Carl D Perkins Program Improvement Grant activities including purchasing, development of faculty assignments, submission of grant applications and annual reports.

·        Manages and collaborates with the dean of academics, regarding the partnership of university and four‑year college career and technical education, outreach or extension programs offered with the College.

·        Coordinates with the dean of finance and operations on all budget matters pertaining to the operation of appropriate divisions, business and industry, and designated grant activities.

·        Attends meetings of the Kansas Postsecondary Technical Education Authority and represents the college administration at state meetings, college program advisory committees, regional business and industry meetings as assigned and participates in area chambers of commerce and economic development activities.

·        Serves on College committees including the administrative cabinet and other committees as required by the President. Represents the college administration at career and technical program advisory council meetings.

·        Coordinates and collaborates with the dean of academics on all matters relating to the position's role and accepts other responsibilities as assigned.

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

A Master's degree in education or an instructional area within career and technical education.  Doctorate degree preferred.

Experience

Five years to ten years of administrative and supervisory experience in higher education or senior level management with significant level of supervisory experience.

Benefits:  

Paid single health and dental with an option to cover family

Short- and long-term disability

Matching 403b annuity

State Pension Plan (KPERS)

Life Insurance

SCCC/ATS tuition benefit for employee and dependents

Paid leave as designated by the Board of Trustees

 

Salary Range

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

 

Position Status

Full-Time

 

Deadline

March 8, 2013

 

Start Date

July 1, 2013

 

Application documents for this position will not be considered for future openings.

 

Job Description:  link to the Dean of CTE Job Description

Brochure:  link to the Dean of CTE employment brochure

 

How to Apply  

1.      Letter of interest addressing reason for applying, qualifications in meeting the basic requirements of the position and experience in meeting the needs of a diverse student population.

2.      A complete resume including at least three professional references who can attest the applicants experience, skills, and knowledge required for the position.

3.      Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions (copies are acceptable) and copies of any relevant certifications, if applicable.  If selected, it is the responsibility of the candidate to provide official transcripts within 30 days.  (Foreign transcripts must be translated to determine equivalency to U.S. standards.  Any fee for such translation is paid by the applicant.)

4.      A completed SCCC/ATS employment application.  link to the administrator application

If any of the required materials are not submitted with your application packet, your application will be deemed incomplete and will not be forwarded to the committee for screening.  Please notify Human Resources if you require any special accommodation(s) in meeting these requirements. 

Submit application by: fax: 620-417-1124; email: deb.weilert@sccc.edu; or mail: Search Committee, SCCC/ATS, PO Box 1137, Liberal KS 67905-1137.

 

Selection Process

The search committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the position announcement and job description and reserve the right to limit the number of interviews granted.  Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview.  Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview.  Interviews are usually conducted on campus by the search committee.  Additional interviews and/or teaching demonstrations may be required.

 

Clery Act Campus Safety and Security Report:

The college is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the college through teaching and/or service.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Campus

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applicants for admission and employment, students, employees, sources of referral of applicants for admission and employment, are all unions or professional organizations holding collective bargaining or professional agreements with Seward County Community College/Area Technical School are hereby notified that this institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities.  Any person having inquiries concerning Seward County Community College/Area Technical School’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX, or Section 504 is directed to contact Mr Dennis M. Sander, PO Box 1137, 1801 N Kansas Ave, Liberal, KS.  (620) 417-1018, fax number (620) 417-1179, dennis.sander@sccc.edu.  Office located in the Hobble Academic Building, Room A116.

Mr Sander has been designated by Seward County Community College/Area Technical School to coordinate the institution’s efforts to comply with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504.  Any person may also contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, regarding the institution’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX, or Section 504. 

 

Clery Act Campus Safety and Security Report:

The college is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the college through teaching and/or service.

It is the policy of Seward County Community College that it does not discriminate, on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, national origin, age, veteran status or handicap. Women and ethnic minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

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