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Dean of External Affairs and Accreditation  « Position Deleted on 1/24/2013 »

Institution: Baltimore City Community College
Location: Baltimore, MD
Category:
  • Executive - Deans - Other
  • Admin - Assessment, Accreditation, and Compliance
Posted: 12/12/2012
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Salary: $98,508 USD Per Year
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The Dean provides administrative leadership and is responsible for all matters related to the administration of articulation, transfer partnerships, grants compliance, catalogue, scheduling, planning and assessment/accreditation for Academic Affairs. The Dean works internally and externally to build the capacity of the division and enhance the quality of the student experience as well as the reputation, distinction, and influence of the college. The Dean is a key advisor to the Vice President of Academic Affairs, contributing to the overall success of the Division of Academic Affairs and the college as a whole.

***REQUIRED QUALIFICATION***
  • Master's degree in Education, Higher Education Administration, Planning or related discipline field;
  • Three years of experience with transfer, articulation and/or academic program administration in an institution of higher education;
  • Experience in responsible contracts and/or grants administration in a complex academic or non-profit environment;
  • Experience in planning, implementing, controlling and evaluating higher education programs and/or projects;
  • Experience with scheduling analysis and research.
***ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS***

(Articulation and Transfer)
  • Develop and implement articulation agreements between public and post-secondary institutions in consultation with the Vice President, administrators and faculty
  • Keep abreast of statewide college articulation efforts and legislation
  • Ensure currency of program information on College's associate degree and certificate/majors
  • Plan, implement and evaluate labor market surveys to document need
  • Monitor the scheduling and convening of advisory committee meetings to ensure compliance with accreditation and Maryland Higher Education Commission policies and procedures
  • Develop and implement articulation agreements, policy and procedure
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to establish new articulation agreements and transfer plans
  • Cultivate working relationships with college and university articulation/transfer representatives
  • Oversee the collection, maintenance and analysis of transfer data and records
  • Ensure regular and on-going student advisement regarding deleted programs and general studies
(Assessment and Accreditation)
  • Supervises the Office of Assessment, Accreditation and Curriculum Resource Development
  • Oversees curriculum design and College-wide assessment implementation processes.
  • Works with the VPAA, senior administrators and faculty to establish defined processes that insure continued assessment of student learning and improved teaching based on assessment data toward greater student learning.
  • Oversees the development of responses to state, federal and other externally mandated reporting requirements that include accrediting agencies including the Maryland Higher Education Commission and Middle States.
  • Directs the preparation of campus publications related to assessment, including an assessment web page, brochures, newsletters, and other publications as necessary.
  • Ensures compliance with external agencies such as the MHEC, the Code of Maryland (COMAR), Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and professional accrediting agencies.
  • Provides leadership and vision in all aspects of institutional accreditation for the College.
  • Ensures that the College meets all the requirements for continued accreditation by the Middles States Commission on Higher Education (the Commission) and by various programmatic accrediting organizations, maintaining overall responsibility for all processes, activities and deliverables in seeking reaffirmation of accreditation.
  • Oversees the assessment and implementation of the College's accreditation goals. Provides leadership in the organization and direction of the reaccreditation self-study required by the Commission and oversees all aspects of the self-study process in the examination and assessment of the College's compliance with the Commission's Characteristics of Excellence.
(Grants Compliance)
  • Oversee a complex portfolio of federal grants, state and local grants, local business funds, and special project funds
  • Monitor all academic grant activities including submissions and contracts, ensuring that faculty and staff are aware of policies regarding grants and of any requirements or changes required by grantor from start to finish
  • Ensure grant proposals are developed and submitted in accordance with college procedures and policies
(Scheduling, Catalogue, Student & Faculty Evaluations)
  • Monitor the division's programs and special projects for compliance with federal, state, and local regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Monitor all Academic Affairs reports generated for standardization and quality
  • Ensure effective working relationships and communications between the deans of Academic Affairs
  • Research and assist with the development of policies and procedures for Academic Affairs and develop and implement goals, policies, and priorities relating to the effective management of grant program activities
  • Develop and administer systems and processes to ensure a comprehensive academic structure with the Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA)
  • Ensure the development of a variety of regular and ad-hoc reports to support effective administration and support management decision-making for the VPAA
  • Ensures maximization of college resources in the scheduling of classes.
  • Ensures the efficient management and coordination of the of the College's centralized scheduling processes to meet student and fiscal demands
  • Work with Deans to develop class schedules that maximize student needs and space utilization
  • Analyze class scheduling data to improve efficiency, increase enrollment, and decrease costs.
***APPLICATION PROCEDURE***
Email entire packet to careers@bccc.edu . All applicants must provide the following information as part of the initial application package in order to receive consideration:
  • Cover letter (including salary history)
  • Resume
  • Completed BCCC Application and EEO Survey - links at http://www.bccc.edu/page/331
  • Unofficial transcripts
Baltimore City Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

If special accommodations are needed, please contact the Human Resources Office at 410-462-8490 or TTY 1-800-735-2258.