Dean, Community & Technical College

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Classification:Dean (Academic)
Grade:Senior Administrator
Work type:Officer/Senior Administrator
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA Community & Technical College
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Executive/Director/Management

Position Summary:

The Community and Technical College (CTC) is a large and diverse college of the University of Alaska Anchorage. The CTC Office of the Dean administers academic divisions, plus 3 academic departments. The Dean provides curricular and programmatic oversight of career and technical programs at the UAA Community Campuses in collaboration with their Directors, Chairs and faculty. Full-time (regular) college personnel number approximately 100 faculty and staff. The CTC delivers instruction through more than 20 programs ranging from occupational endorsement certificates to bachelor’s degrees. CTC is also responsible for delivery of the foundational, or Tier One, General Education Requirements for Communication, Quantitative Studies, and Writing. In addition, the college offers non-credit and professional development instruction that supports workforce needs.

Duties:

Work closely with the Associate Deans to achieve continuous improvement in the teaching and learning aspect of the College’s mission. Ensure program offerings align with workforce needs. Ensure co-curricular activities and programs offered by the College operate efficiently and effectively, and align to University mission and goals. Work closely with the Provost and other deans to achieve short- and long-term strategic goals and objectives of the College and University. Work closely with the Provost and other deans to achieve efficient and effective use of resources across colleges. Direct implementation of strategic solutions for the College’s academic and co-curricular programs. Provide leadership and support for disciplinary accreditation processes as applicable. Directly supervise the work of Associate Deans, Directors, and staff of the college. Direct and manage the College’s budget, to include all General Fund, grant, and Foundation accounts. Collaborate with staff from a variety of campus offices to promote and recruit for CTC programs, to engage the College’s alumni, and to seek grants and donations to support the College. Ensure compliance with all federal and state laws and regulations, Board of Regents and UAA policies and regulations.Essential

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrated effective leadership and formal or informal supervision of faculty and/or staff within an academic unit. Demonstrated effective management of budgets and unit resources.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated success with administration of both graduate and undergraduate education. Demonstrated success in fundraising.

Typical Experience:

Appropriate terminal degree or terminal qualifications as described in the Community & Technical College Faculty Evaluation Guidelines.
Five or more years of full-time teaching and/or research experience in a postsecondary setting.
Academic leadership or administrative experience at the program, associate dean, or similar level.

Required Education or Training:

Required Education or Training: Minimum Qualifications: Earned terminal degree and a combination of experience and qualification sufficient to merit the award of tenure at the rank of Professor within a discipline represented in the College.

Preferred Qualifications: Earned tenure and earned rank as Professor, Appropriate terminal degree or terminal qualifications as described in the Community & Technical College Faculty Evaluation Guidelines.

 

The Community and Technical College (CTC) is a large and diverse college of the University of Alaska Anchorage. The CTC Office of the Dean administers. The Dean provides curricular and programmatic oversight of career and technical programs at the UAA Community Campuses in collaboration with their Directors, Chairs and faculty. Full-time (regular) college personnel number approximately 100 faculty and staff. The CTC delivers instruction through more than 20 programs ranging from occupational endorsement certificates to bachelor’s degrees. CTC is also responsible for delivery of the foundational, or Tier One, General Education Requirements for Communication, Quantitative Studies, and Writing. In addition, the college offers non-credit and professional development instruction that supports workforce needs. The University of Alaska Anchorage is part of the University of Alaska (UA), a system of major comprehensive universities and community colleges. Anchorage, with an ethnically diverse population of nearly 300,000, offers a lively intellectual and cultural life, including opera, symphony, theatre, art events, and varied restaurants, recreational and shopping venues. Set between snow-capped peaks of the Chugach Mountains and the ocean waters of Cook Inlet, the city offers ready access to state and national forests and parks, year-round outdoor recreation, and unsurpassed natural beauty.

 

Salary is commensurate with experience. This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package.  UA employees receive excellent benefits including 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: 

Please include a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references.

To ensure consideration, please apply by 11:55PM Alaska Time on February 7, 2022.  Applications received after this time may not be considered.  This recruitment will remain open until filled.

*Applicants must be legally eligible for unrestricted employment to work in the U.S. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.

This position is designated as an officer of the university or senior administrator at the discretion of the president.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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