Purpose and Scope: Working under the leadership of the Vice-Presidents of Instruction, the instructional Deans are the principal academic and budgetary officers for their respective divisions within Lone Star College. Instructional Deans are empowered with the authority necessary to provide positive leadership regarding academic personnel, curricular, and budgetary decisions that further the academic, programmatic, and scholarly mission of the institution in its service to the community. Such leadership includes the processes of academic personnel policy, participation in budgetary allocations, determination of academic standards and benchmarks, and the acquisition, retention or release of academic programs.
Essential Job Functions: Leads instructional areas through planning, development, implementation, and evaluation. Builds processes in the division and collaborates with other LSC divisions, VPIs, and Deans to ensure schedules are developed to meet student needs, class loads are efficiently distributed, and registration to final grade delivery is seamless Ensures that the division offers programs that allow for student success; this includes developing benchmarks through data-informed decisions, developing accountability, and ensuring SACS, GIPWE, and Coordinating Board requirements are met. If necessary, oversees the discontinuation of programs that do not meet student needs or are unsustainable Coordinates and maintains long-range academic plan for the division with appropriate Lone Star College (LSC) leadership, including but not limited to rollout, budget, staff development and succession planning, plus community awareness Guides the division in keeping up-to-date on the latest trends in instructional methods, technology, and effective pedagogies for learning and ensures that these trends are built into the long-range plan for the division Regularly analyzes and provides evaluation of instructional area and fosters a culture of continuous improvement to ensure curriculum and instructional integrity Develops and implements faculty and staff professional growth plans that leverage employee talent to achieve LSC goals; Oversees the recruitment, hiring, evaluation, and retention of qualified faculty and staff; Resolves personnel issues and student issues as needed and develops and maintains effective channels of communication Develops budget recommendations and manages budget allocations for effective, efficient and productive educational programs and support services Develops innovative and entrepreneurial partnerships to leverage system resources; Expands relationships with external constituencies by working with P-12 and university partners, attending community functions, and serving on various committees Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned
Required Qualifications: Master's degree and at least 7 years of related work experience, with at least 3 in a Manager- or Director-level position
Salary: $99,340 to $114,241 Lone Star College provides a hiring salary range for all posted full-time non-faculty positions. Where your salary offer would fall in that range is determined by your related experience and education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star College, the resume submitted in the application process will be utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed to determine an accurate starting salary.
Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work experience. The resume should include the following information for each position listed: Length of time (specific months and years) of employment If the position was full time or part time If the position was paid or unpaid Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree
Additionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in the Lone Star College job description should be included in the resume submitted.
How to Apply ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered. Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC). If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview. Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States. More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check. http://www.lonestar.edu/employment
About Lone Star College
Lone Star College System, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, is nationally recognized, globally connected and locally focused. Known for its innovative and visionary thinking, Lone Star College System is the fastest-growing community college in the nation and a major contributor to the local and regional economy. LSCS offers associate degrees and certification in many areas of study at a fraction of the cost of a four-year university like UT. Through its progressive partnerships with many four-year universities, LSCS also offers seamless opportunities to obtain bachelor's and master's degrees at one of its two University Centers. Throughout its 40 year history, Lone Star College has been steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Currently leading the charge to improve completion rates, LSCS is one of the only colleges in the nation to establish a formal Office of Completion and is the managing partner of Texas Completes, the statewide initiative that brings together five Texas college systems to advance deep student success reform.