POSITION: Full-Time Associate Dean of Instruction – Science and Mathematics – Lufkin
EMPLOYMENT DATE: Until Filled
- Master’s degree in science or math discipline from a regionally accredited institution.
- At least three (3) years of teaching experience in a Science or Math area.
- Experience in budget development, administration, and curriculum development (i.e. department chair, lead faculty, dean, etc.).
- Expertise in assessment and continuous improvement, and online and hybrid delivery.
- Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student, faculty, and staff population.
- Demonstrated excellence in communication-written and oral.
- Doctorate in higher education administration, educational leadership or in a science or math discipline from a regionally accredited institution.
- Community College experience is strongly preferred, especially teaching, and/or program leadership.
- Understand how to work successfully as a team within all levels of the organization and know how to contribute to the mission of the college.
It is the intent of the basic job requirements, duties, and responsibilities that these minimum requirements should, therefore, be referred to as a guide for, rather than a limitation to the services required.
The position will report to the Vice President of Academic Affairs for job responsibilities and other College related activities as outlined in the Policies and Procedures Manual. Essential duties include but are not limited to the following:
- Demonstrate an abiding commitment to the mission of a comprehensive community college;
- Develop and implement assessment protocols to determine the effectiveness and efficiency of academic programs, and take appropriate actions based on data and best practices;
- Research, and propose new academic programs and certificates;
- Ensure information about the School of Science and Mathematics in official publications, including the college catalog and Class Schedule, is accurate, updated appropriately, and relevant;
- Ensure personnel needs in the School are met through accurate and appropriate announcements of and search processes for faculty and staff positions;
- Participate in unit planning incorporating compliance with relevant local, regional, and federal regulations to promote continuous improvement;
- Encourage data-supported budget decisions to accomplish unit goals;
- Coordinate School activities related to faculty/staff changes and additions;
- Coordinate budget process and purchase of supplies and equipment;
- Promote faculty development;
- Schedule classes for each semester, and appropriate advising for students;
- Supervise faculty and staff and evaluate performance;
- Collaborate with faculty to recommend curriculum changes to upgrade content and to provide relevant freshmen and sophomore courses in all degrees;
- Promote continuous improvement of instruction within the division;
- Coordinate educational offerings with high schools, other colleges, and universities;
- Communicate needs for learning support services to student services and other appropriate offices;
- Maintain communication with universities to enhance transfer of students;
- Process degree applications for program completion and degree audits;
- Field and process inquiries, complaints and grievances from students, faculty, parents, and public/private school personnel;
- Serve the institution through participation on campus committees;
- Support the School of Science and Mathematics events by attendance;
- Participate in annual professional development to enhance knowledge and skills to support of position and college mission;
- Develop unit plan of operation to promote continuous improvement and acknowledge relevant regulations for local, regional and federal compliance;
- Develop assessment plans and collect and analyze data to document needs and effectiveness; and
- May teach course load of 1-2 courses in each semester, and may request to teach additional courses in the summer.
CONTRACT & SALARY:
Annual salary of $70,000 – $80,000 in addition to excellent employee benefits. Twelve month contract. Proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States must be verified for successful candidate.
A letter of interest, completed application form, a resume, and college transcripts are required for an applicant to be considered. Screening of qualified applicants will begin and continue until the position is filled. This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for the position. Please download and save the application to your computer before completing. The application may be downloaded via our website at http://www.angelina.edu/hr-jobs/ or application forms may be requested from Human Resources. Please submit the complete application packet to: Human Resources, Angelina College, P.O. Box 1768, Lufkin TX 75902-1768, fax to 936-633-3230 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Angelina College is a great place to work and Lufkin is a great place to live! From the arts to the outdoors, Lufkin offers a wide variety of entertainment activities. We have many parks and our residents enjoy spending time walking and biking on the beautiful Azalea Trail. Golfers have a choice of four different courses. Lake Sam Rayburn provides opportunities for fishing and boating. Families often enjoy spending a day at Ellen Trout Zoo. For those who prefer shopping and dining, Lufkin has a wide variety of shops and restaurants offering everything from antiques to clothing and home-style cooking to fine dining. Our downtown area offers quaint boutiques and is the scene of many community events. Spending a day at a museum doesn’t require a long drive to the big city. Lufkin is home to the Museum of East Texas, the Texas Forestry Museum, and the Naranjo Natural History Museum. The arts come alive with organizations like Angelina Arts Alliance, which hosts the performing arts from around the world.
With all that it offers in recreation and entertainment, Lufkin really is a great place to live.
Angelina College is a comprehensive community college of 5,200 students located in Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas, and serving twelve counties of East Texas. Lufkin is a city of 38,000 people, situated about 120 miles northeast of Houston, 112 miles southwest of Shreveport, Louisiana, and 165 miles southeast of Dallas.
Angelina College reserves the right to extend search or not offer position advertised.
ANGELINA COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY