Richland Community College is a comprehensive community college with a student-centered focus and a tradition of academic excellence. The College is currently seeking a Dean of Mathematics and Sciences.
The Dean of Mathematics and Sciences is responsible for demonstrating leadership in the core values of commitment, respect, excellence, accountability, and diversity within the Division and across the College and for providing leadership to the academic support services of the College including supervision and coordination of the following programs: Criminal Justice, Engineering Sciences, Fire Science, Mathematics, Physical & Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences. The Dean will support the development of innovative teaching strategies and deliveries. Additional responsibilities will include budgeting; evaluation of faculty, staff, programs, curriculum, and facilities; staffing; equipment; scheduling; and implementing College policies pertaining to students’ rights and responsibilities; and working collaboratively to facilitate student success.
This position requires a Master’s Degree in a discipline represented in the division and five years of community college teaching experience. A doctorate in a related field and strong academic administrative experience in supervising professionals and programs preferred. It is expected that the incumbent of this position will be able to demonstrate commitment to outcomes based instruction, academic excellence, and enhanced student success.
This position requires experience in curriculum development, learning outcomes, and program evaluation and the ability to adapt rapidly to a variety of situations. Essential skills required include the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to work effectively with teachers/faculty, and to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
Review of applications will begin April 16th.