Are you looking for a leadership position focused on academic excellence? Do you want a career full of purpose, serving students? If so, this may be the position for you!Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) is seeking qualified candidates for the faculty administrator position of Dean of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Business.Under the direction of the Vice President for Academic and Workforce Programs, Academic Deans provide leadership and supervision for faculty and staff in the areas of teaching, curriculum revision and development, technology, and assessment, with a focus on academic excellence. The Dean will proactively pursue strategies that will provide students with clear pathways to their academic goals.As the leader of an academic division, the Dean will promote accountability and innovation and will contribute to, and participate in the planning, execution, and measurement of student outcomes. The successful individual will foster a culture of success and effective change strategies and will contribute to master planning efforts.Also responsible for managing the administrative affairs of the Academic Division, Academic Deans will work effectively with faculty and staff, and promote diversity and value a culture of respect. The Deans will provide a vision for the Division based on best practices and the use of data using inclusive approaches that value the skills and abilities of faculty and staff.Characteristics, Duties, and Responsibilities of the Dean of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Business include:Teaching, Learning and TechnologySupport pedagogy that promotes student engagement and learningEncourage the use of technology in the curriculumSupport professional development among Division facultySupport faculty in meeting the academic needs of studentsRespond to student questions and concerns, and encourage faculty to reach out to studentsEnsure Division website is accurate and up-to-dateCurriculum Development and AssessmentPromote and support faculty in the design and development of new courses/programs, deletion of courses/programs, and course/program revisionEnsure that all programs provide clear academic pathwaysOversee all assessment activities and ensure that all programs implement their Program Assessment PlanDevelop the master schedule in collaboration with VP for Academics and Workforce, Division Deans, and the office of Enrollment Management and Student SuccessMonitor enrollment of all courses within the DivisionApprove the addition/deletion of courses during registration periodsProvide the Vice President with regular reports including: Annual Reports, Assessment Plans, Academic Discipline Plans, Professional Development Plans, Advisory Committees, and Specialized Accreditation ReportsDivision AdministrationSupervise and evaluate all faculty (full-time, adjunct, dual enrollment) in the DivisionSupervise all staff in the DivisionServe as an advocate for issues initiatives, goals, and needs of the DivisionSuccessfully Implement College policies and regulations within the DivisionApprove faculty schedulesLead and participate in the recruitment and hiring of faculty and facilitate the search processSupervise the advisory committee process for all career programs within the DivisionConduct Division meetingsDevelop budget requests, allocate and manage resources (budgetary, personnel and facilities) within the DivisionCoordinate all Division activities with other DeansFacilitate clear communication between the Division and the College communityWork with the Office of Enrollment Management & Student Success to address student concerns related to the DivisionServe on Committees as assignedThank you for considering employment with Southside Virginia Community College. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that enhances our status as a recognized Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education for 12 years! With the goal of ensuring the equal educational opportunity for all students, SVCC embraces diversity among our students, faculty, staff and the communities we serve as an integral part of our history, a recognition of the complexity of our present state and a call to action for a better future.SVCC is located in a rural setting of rolling hills, pine and hardwood forests, and farmland. There is easy access to nearby metropolitan Richmond, Virginia, the stateâs capital, as well as Raleigh, North Carolina, and Lynchburg, Virginia. The area is famous for its two lakes, Gaston and Kerr, and a multitude of state and national parks which offer recreational opportunities such as fishing, boating, skiing, jet-skiing, hiking, horseback riding, picnics, and relaxation. The area also offers sports arenas for baseball, softball, soccer and beautiful golf courses. There are cultural activities including various theaters and arts councils offering concerts, plays, and live entertainment, and there are many local festivals held throughout the year.
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About Southside Virginia Community College
Established in 1970, SVCC is one of the 23 colleges in the Virginia Community College System. The Christanna Campus near Alberta and the John H. Daniel Campus near Keysville serve ten counties and one city - the largest community college service region in the state. In 1985, SVCC opened the Southside Virginia Education Center. The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate degrees. SVCC is dedicated to the belief that all citizens should be given an opportunity to acquire an educational foundation which develops and extends their skills and knowledge. The college's goal is to provide diverse instructional programs ranging from developmental studies to associate degree curricula in academic, technical, and lifelong education. Through various activities, students will also have the opportunity to develop their roles and responsibilities as participants in a changing society.