Associate Dean of Humanities, English and Social Sciences

Largo, Maryland
Feb 16, 2017
Mar 23, 2017
Full Time

Associate Dean of Humanities, English and Social Sciences
Humanities, English and Social Science Department
Prince George's Community College
301 Largo Road
Largo, MD 20774

Prince George's Community College transforms students' lives. The college exists to educate, train, and serve our diverse populations through accessible, affordable, and rigorous learning experiences.
We are proud to boast of a multi-talented and diverse workforce as well as offering a competitive benefits package and services that will add to your potential and work/life balance. We are looking to attract and retain individuals who are committed to helping our students succeed. In return, you will find PGCC an exciting place to work and grow.

Reporting to the Dean of Humanities, English, and Social Sciences, the Associate Dean is a core member of the leadership team for the division. The Associate Dean provides administrative support to the Dean in specific areas such as faculty, and staff evaluation, budget development and management, grant development and compliance, and student related issues. The Associate Dean serves as the division’s liaison to other areas and divisions within the College, supporting day-to-day operations of the divisions, as directed by the Dean. The Associate Dean coordinates division-wide initiatives such as professional development and facilities management.

1.    Doctorate preferred. Master’s degree required from a regionally accredited institution in one of the fields/disciplines represented in the Division:
Humanities: Art, Music, Philosophy,
Communication/Theatre, Spanish, French,
English as Second Language
English: English, Developmental
English and Reading
Social Sciences: History, Geography,
Political Science, Anthropology, Psychology,
Sociology, Human Services, Academic
2.    Background in instruction and a minimum three years’ college teaching experience, three years supervisor experience and progressively responsible college administrative or supervisory experience in planning, management, and supervision of curriculum and instruction.

CRITERIA:  The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed.  Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.
1.    Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
2.    Budget development experience.
3.    Experience writing and developing successful proposals for grants from external sources.
4.    High energy level, sense of humor, diplomatic/tactful, and passionate about the dimensions of this position.
5.    Flexible and adaptable.
6.    Demonstrated courage, tenacity, and patience in the face of challenges; ability to suggest creative solutions to challenges.
7.    Knowledge of College policy and ability to interpret and apply policy for divisional staff, faculty, and students.
8.    Excellent organizational and problem solving skills including the ability to anticipate needs and concerns of stakeholders.
9.    Computer literate and open to the development and implementation of innovative delivery systems and enhanced teaching through advanced information technologies.
10.    Ability to promote collegiality and build consensus and work as a team member.
11.    Demonstrated project planning and management, time management, and priority setting skills. Ability to work successfully in a high stress environment, handling multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
12.    Knowledge about county, state, and regional workforce needs.
13.    Knowledge of the external accrediting process for select programs within the scope of the division.
14.    Demonstrated history of on-time delivery of projects; project coordination; and anticipation of issues.


Applicant Instructions:  Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum qualification and criteria listed because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
    Prince George’s Community College is a

smoke and tobacco-free college.    

Prince George’s Community College supports and embraces cultural diversity, understood as the creation and promotion of an inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for everyone. We accept and value differences, including differences in age, race, national origin, ethnicity, religious affiliation, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic background, and ability/disability.  We strive for growth and success for all of our students, employees, business partners, and the community.

Prince George's Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action/Title IX/Section 504/ADA Institution.  The Chief of Staff, Room 130, Kent Hall coordinates the college’s program of nondiscrimination.

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