Title: Assistant Dean, Health Science Technology
Department: Health Sciences
Campus Location: Arnold/Main Campus
Salary Range: $111,621 - $139,526
Work Mode: This position requires some regular in-person presence, depending on business needs of the office.
Hours Per Week: 40
Position Type: Full-Time Staff
The Assistant Dean, Health Science Technology is primarily responsible for the oversight, leadership and operations of the Radiologic Technology, Surgical Technology, Histotechnology, Dental Education, Medical Coding and Medical Laboratory Sciences departments in the School of Health Sciences. The Assistant Dean will research, develop and maintain strategic partnerships, lead innovative efforts in the development and delivery of high-quality curriculum, manage and supervise faculty and staff, ensure that appropriate and equity-based enrollment, retention, and completion benchmarks are set and met, and oversee department budgets. The Assistant Dean establishes a culture of continuous improvement through course/program learning outcomes assessment, curriculum development and revision, and outreach to ensure that academic pathways to and from each program in the SHS are seamless and transparent for students. This position reports to the Dean of School of Health Sciences.
Daily Supervision: Dean, School of Health Sciences General Supervision: Vice President for Learning
Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administrators, and staff members. The college seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, embrace concepts of equity and inclusiveness, and support the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation.
While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for any position.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT: Analyzes various data sets to develop and implement strategic programming and scheduling with the end goal of maximizing increasing student success and access to education, while efficiently utilizing college resources. Works with the appropriate personnel within the School of Health Sciences and the College to develop and implement targeted marketing strategies for areas of responsibility. Assures instruction is regularly assessed to ensure that programs and courses meet student success, equity, and enrollment goals. Ensure that scheduling operations in general lead to retention completion.
INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL COLLABORATION: Collaborates with a variety of college personnel to implement the Division of Learning and the school’s shared vision and strategic values. Serves on college-wide committees to further the completion goals of the institution. Liaises with related professional and community organizations on behalf of AACC to build and maintain strategic partnerships and ensure program currency and pathways to relevant institutions.
PATHWAYS: Supports the Dean to ensure that pathways from Anne Arundel County Public School to AACC are aligned, to 4-year colleges, and/or that pathways to the job market are transparent. Aligns year-long schedule to meet completion of established pathways. Makes connections with external audiences to ensure that programs align with public schools, transfer institutions, and job opportunities. Ensures that connections with advising support students’ academic and career goals.
COMPLIANCE: Facilitates the processes of programs complying with accrediting organizations, regulatory agencies, college policies, relevant state regulations, apprenticeship requirements and any specific industry licensure or certification requirements.
SUPERVISION: Determines roles and responsibilities of departmental personnel and oversees recruitment, hiring, supervision and evaluation of faculty and staff. Manage promotion and tenure processes and professional development planning. Ensures that departments have plans for full-time and adjunct faculty to continuously improve pedagogy and ensure equitable outcomes in student learning, enrollment, retention, and completion.
CURRICULUM AND LEARNING OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT: Supports faculty in the creation of new curriculum and developing and monitoring course and program outcomes. Establish a comprehensive schedule of program and course-level assessments. Leads faculty in discussions of assessment, continuous improvement, and equity in student learning. Support faculty in implementing changes in courses and programs based on documented assessment. Ensure compliance with internal and external curriculum and assessment needs.
BUDGET AND FISCAL MANAGEMENT: Oversees the preparation and ongoing analysis of departmental budgets and accounts and enrollment projections to achieve departmental and school goals. Oversees the departmental dashboard as well as data collection and reporting.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Oversees strategic initiatives and other projects that may arise from the Dean's or Vice President for Learning's offices.
STUDENT COMPLAINTS: Manage student complaints within their areas of responsibility and according to program and college policies.
Master's degree in a health-related or education field (must be earned by June 30, 2023).
Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
Experience with curriculum development; learning outcome assessment; program evaluations; college governance and collaborative partnerships.
Demonstrated commitment to collaborative management, team-building, and consensus-building. Clear and consistent demonstration of equity, diversity and inclusion.
History of active participation in a plan of professional development.
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including public speaking and delivering presentations.
Experience in a leadership role in higher education or in healthcare education, including experience with strategic planning, compliance with outside agencies and budget preparation.
Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college including academic policies and procedures.
Evidence of familiarity and/or teaching excellence with adult learners in multiple formats, (i.e., online, face-to-face, hybrid.)
Experience in a supervisory position in an institution of higher education or healthcare field.
Experience with faculty promotion and tenure
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