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Dean, Engineering, Math and Physical Sciences

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Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Job Title Dean
Posting Number S00612
Position Title Dean, Engineering, Math and Physical Sciences
Department Educational Affairs
Position Type Staff
Job Summary

The Dean of Engineering, Math and Physical Sciences is responsible for the leadership, organization and administration of the Division and provides oversight and support for all academic programs in the Division. There are thirteen (13) career programs and six (6) transfer programs housed within the Division to create a diverse portfolio and range of responsibility for the Dean (list available at http://www.clcillinois.edu/programs-and-classes/academic-divisions/egrdv). Employees within the Division include full time faculty (44), part time faculty (140 – 160), an associate dean, division office staff, temporary employees, and student workers. The Dean is accountable for fostering the following: securing the relationships of the various instructional disciplines within the Division in the context of the established educational philosophy and policies of the College, and ensuring through the divisional offerings the opportunity for students to pursue transfer and career programs in the most efficient and orderly manner. Additionally, the Dean maintains knowledge of the county’s present and potential interest in the Division’s and the College’s instructional services. The office represents to the College the Division’s unique tasks along with its interests and needs, while simultaneously coordinating and merging the Division into the College’s defined strategic plan, values, goals, and objectives. The Dean works closely with other Divisional Deans in the development of procedures and in the administration of the Divisions to ensure consistency in the interpretation and application of policy.

Required Qualification

1. Meeting the requirements to be a full-time faculty member in one of the disciplines/programs offered by the division, i.e., a Master’s Degree in one of the disciplines/programs offered by the division or a Bachelor’s Degree in one of the disciplines/programs offered by the division and a Master’s Degree.

2. Minimum of three (3) years of higher education experience.

3. Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Desired Qualifications

1. Three (3) to five (5) years of administrative experience in higher education.
2. Knowledge of methods and strategies for assessing student academic achievement.
3. Knowledge of and ability to use current administrative and educational technologies including demonstrated experience in PeopleSoft database or other ERP/SIS systems.
4. Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment.
5. Demonstrated experience in development and cultivation of partnerships with internal staff and representatives of external organizations.
6. Ability to communicate effectively with varying levels of staff and external agencies.
7. Proven ability to work effectively with individuals and teams from diverse backgrounds and professional responsibilities.
8. Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal and presentation skills, and project management skills.
9. Ability to handle all situations with tact, persuasiveness, and diplomacy.
10. Solid analytical skills, strong attention to detail, and excellent organizational skills with the ability to plan and prioritize work.
11. Ability to influence, lead, motivate, and develop staff.

Posting Date 07/02/2017
Closing Date
Expected Start Date 01/01/2018
Special Instructions Summary

Applicants will be required to provide three (3) professional letters of reference by the closing date.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with priority consideration given to applications completed by August 20, 2017. Additional completed applications may be considered after August 20, 2017.

Pay Rate The salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Location Grayslake
Total Hours per week 40+
Work Schedule

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. M-F or as needed.

EEO Statement

The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's Degree or higher in one of the disciplines/programs offered by the division or a Bachelor's Degree in one of the disciplines/programs offered by the division and a Master’s Degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of three (3) years of higher education experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have three (3) to five (5) years of administrative experience in higher education?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have knowledge of methods and strategies for assessing student academic achievement?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have knowledge of and ability to use current administrative and educational technologies including demonstrated experience in PeopleSoft database or other ERP/SIS systems?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
  4. Unofficial Transcript 2
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Unofficial Transcript 3
  3. Other Document