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Community Colleges of Spokane
PO Box 6000, MS 1001
Spokane, WA 992176000
Job Category: Education
Employment: Full Time
Salary: $76,263.00 Annually
Listing Expires: December 31, 2018
Assistant Dean of Arts and Sciences
SALARY: $76,263.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 11/26/18
CLOSING DATE: 12/31/18 04:00 PM
Please be aware that this recruitment closes at 4:00 p.m. PST. The application process will not be available after this time. To ensure consideration make sure your application is completed and submitted as soon as possible. Applications will only be accepted prior to 4:00 p.m. on the closing date.
The Community Colleges of Spokane is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Assistant Dean in the Arts & Sciences Division at Spokane Community College.
Spokane Community College (SCC) seeks an Assistant Dean for the Division of Arts and Sciences located in Spokane, Washington. This is a full time administrative and professional staff position reporting directly to the Dean of Arts and Sciences. This position is an excellent fit for an enthusiastic candidate seeking professional growth in a dynamic and supportive environment. The Division of Arts and Sciences provides high-quality transfer education and related instruction to professional/technical programs. Five departments (Communication Studies, English and Foreign Language, Mathematics, Social Sciences and Humanities, and Science), serve over 4,000 students (1,700 FTE) each year.
Under the direction and with the support of the SCC Dean of Arts and Sciences, the Assistant Dean for Arts ans Sciences will provide division-specific and campus-wide leadership in the development, enhancement, promotion of, and support for transfer and general education. This position works collaboratively with faculty, deans, staff and students to ensure the continual improvement of the division and in support of student success in a highly-diverse environment.
Ideal candidates will have skills in time management, leadership, relationship-building, and true communication. They will also have a long-term commitment to the institution, be enthusiastic and energetic, self-accountable, accessible, supportive, responsive, innovative, equitable and an advocate for all departments. They will allow faculty to be experts in their fields and demonstrate community involvement. They will work openly and collaboratively with the Dean of Arts and Sciences and other faculty, staff, and administrators. They will have teaching experience in an Arts and Sciences field, community college experience, and leadership experience in some capacity, such as serving as a department chair or project leader.
Spokane Community College, a comprehensive community college, is located in Spokane, Washington, one of the most livable and beautiful cities in the United States. Located east of the Cascade Mountains in the foot of the Selkirk Range, the cost of living is affordable and quality of life is high. Cultural, culinary, and outdoor activities abound. Our service district is the largest in the state, extending throughout the entirety of the middle and upper Columbia River Basin northward to the Canadian border and east to the Idaho border. The College fosters a culture of continuous improvement and provides ample opportunities for faculty to grow and innovate. Our dedicated team of faculty, staff, and administrators work together in a mutually supportive environment to seek our creative and sustainable solutions to the challenges faced by today's community colleges. We maintain an active research, teaching, and community relations agenda.
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CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
'*' Indicates this is an "essential duty".
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REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS)
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* TOTAL COMPENSATION: $100,305 - $104,028. Total compensation is an estimate based upon base compensation, current employer-paid health and related benefit contribution rates and median retirement fund contributions. The actual total will vary depending upon each employee's enrollment choices.
Person hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of U.S. Citizenship or lawful authorization to work in the United States. This is an absolute condition of employment. An offer of employment will not carry with it any responsibility or obligation on the part of the District to sponsor an H1-B visa. In addition, the Community Colleges of Spokane maintains a drug-free work environment and prohibits all smoking in the college buildings and state-owned vehicles. Must be able to successfully work in and promote a multicultural work and education environment. Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required competencies and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:
NOTE: All of the above are required to ensure your consideration for this position. The item(s) marked with an asterisk are required attachments to your application prior to submission.
Community Colleges of Spokane does not discriminate in its programs, activities and employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, marital status, pregnancy, parental status or families with children, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, AIDS/HIV or hepatitis C, honorably discharged veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, use of trained guide dog or service animal by a person with disability, genetic information or any other legally protected category. Please direct all inquiries regarding compliance with access, equal opportunity and/or grievances to the Chief Administration Officer, Community Colleges of Spokane, 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., PO Box 6000, MS 1004, Spokane WA 99217-6000 or call 509-434-5037; WA Telecommunication Relay Services (TRS) 1-800-833-6384 or 7-1-1.