Columbia Basin College ("CBC" or the "College") seeks a Dean for the Math & Science Division who will be responsible for administering and coordinating comprehensive programs of instruction for those disciplines. The Dean will plan and develop the instructional objectives for the division and will also serve as the administrative head of the respective area with faculty and staff direct reports.
The Dean assists with administrative assignments within the instructional program, and participates as a member of the instructional administrative team in the general operation of the instructional program. The Dean for Math & Science reports to the Associate Vice President for Instruction of Arts, Sciences and Program Development (AVPI).
Closing Date: Open Until Filled (First consideration date closes April 29, 2018 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time)
Serve as the primary leader for the Math & Science Division, which includes supervision of faculty, exempt and classified staff;
Develop and recommend overall divisional objectives, plans and policies for the instructional programs within the division;
Work closely with the instructional faculty in the formation, justification, development, evaluation, revision and deletion of courses;
Articulate and implement a division vision and strategic plan that supports the campus strategic plan;
Cooperate with all deans and directors in establishing, implementing and monitoring offerings to meet College needs (i.e., transfer, vocational, community service, contract training, etc.);
Develop quarterly and annual course schedule for the division including instructor assignments within established parameters; recommend schedules to the AVPI;
Work in concert with AVPI and other deans to meet state FTE expectations;
Assume a major role in the recruitment, selection, direction and evaluation of all full and part-time instructional and non-instructional staff, in accordance with college policies, procedures and applicable collective bargaining agreements; this may include disciplinary matters where appropriate;
Develop a preliminary budget for the division and be responsible for regulating expenditures within the approved budget;
Provide status reports on activities within the division, as requested, and prepare annual reports to the AVPI reflecting division accomplishments, objectives for the following year, recommendations and suggestions;
Provide status reports to the State Board and other funding agencies as needed;
Support campus and divisional Assessment and Accreditation efforts including the development of annual and focused program reviews;
Interpret policies and procedures of the College to members of the division;
Schedule regular meetings of the division and/or of discipline or area sub-groups, as appropriate;
Arrange, when advisable, for substitutes in case of absence by faculty;
Maintain a current file of all course syllabi for courses taught by the division;
Identify divisional staff to inventory, maintain and safeguard facilities and equipment charged to the division;
Supervise the preparation of the division's material in the College catalog and other public relations material related to the division;
Establish and maintain contact with counterparts and personnel at other colleges and universities, post-secondary institutions and appropriate individuals at area high schools;
Establish and maintain contact with appropriate agencies and organizations related to the division's instructional programs and offices of the President and AVPI;
Coordinate and consolidate the planning and equipping of facilities directly related to the division with the appropriate officers of the College;
Cooperate with security and the safety committee to ensure safety in the teaching environment;
Assist in the development, updating, and the implementation of an instructional strategic plan;
Participate in campus-wide activities and committees, as requested;
Develop and implement a personal professional development plan;
May teach with the approval of the AVPI;
May have unique instructional assignments as appropriate to division assignment and when requested by the AVPI;
Support the labs and scientific apparatus & equipment acquisition and on-going maintenance;
Provide vision and support for the Moore Observatory; and
Other duties as assigned.
Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university;
Proven teaching experience or have the equivalent experience in business, industry or public agencies; and
Have a minimum of five years supervisory/administrative experience supervising others.
Experience with Guided Pathways development/innovative Mathematics curricular redesign;
Experience in supervising faculty in a higher education setting;
Demonstrated substantial working knowledge and achievement in curriculum and program management;
Strong interpersonal, organizational, conflict resolution, management and organizational skills;
Experience in coaching and mentoring staff;
Demonstrated sound working knowledge of personal computer hardware/software and the internet;
Experience in institutional and program level accreditation;
Demonstrated ability in administration and attention to detail.
Columbia Basin College (CBC) serves the citizens of Benton and Franklin counties in Washington state with two-year associate degrees for transfer to a four-year university, and applied degrees for workforce employment. CBC also provides one-year certificates and basic skills for those pursuing a GED or high school diploma. CBC serves approximately 7,000-8,000 students each quarter.Columbia Basin College now offers bachelor degrees in Nursing, Project Management, Applied Management, Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Dental Hygiene. These bachelor degrees are in direct response to the needs of our community. As a result of community needs, Columbia Basin College has recently opened our new state of the art Social Sciences and World Languages Center at the Pasco campus.In July 2017, CBC will open its second, four-story Health Science Center in Richland. In addition to training CBC healthcare professionals, the Wortman Medical Science Center will also be a functional medical clinic as part of Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s family medicine residency program.CBC will open a student housing facility in September. This first phase will house 125 students.Columbia Basin Co...llege continues its rich tradition of meeting our community's needs with a dynamic faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body from all walks of life.