Assistant Dean, Liberal Arts

Anne Arundel Community College
Arnold, MD
Sep 15, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Full Time
Assistant Dean, Liberal Arts Posted Date:Aug 24, 2017 Job Category:Staff Department:Liberal Arts - HLART Position Status:Full-Time Staff Salary Range:$95,327-$119,159 Position Summary:With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. Established in 1961, AACC is a fully-accredited, public two-year institution that offers national and regional studies that can lead to a degree or certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution, or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning. The Assistant Dean of Liberal Arts is responsible for assisting the Dean of Liberal Arts in administering and overseeing the College's Fields of Interest and Transfer Studies programs and student retention efforts therein. The Assistant Dean is responsible for overseeing faculty-led student engagement and communication activities, faculty liaisons, and data analysis to support the Fields of Interest initiative. The Assistant Dean will establish formal partnerships within the campus community to ensure alignment between fields of interest and programs of study and to ensure proper communication with campus offices (eg career, advising, admissions, on-boarding, and student clubs). In addition, the Assistant Dean will provide support to the dean on an as-needed basis in monitoring national, regional, and local trends to ensure developmental education and programs in the School of Liberal Arts address student and community needs. Job Duties and Responsibilities: Assist the Dean in administering and overseeing programs in the School of Liberal Arts; Oversee the Field of Interest and Transfer Studies program including annual and comprehensive program review; Oversee and coordinate faculty-led student engagement programming for Transfer Studies students; Maintain regular communication protocols with Transfer Studies students; Oversee faculty liaisons assigned to each field of interest; Support and communicate transfer pathways protocols into four-year colleges and universities to Transfer Studies students; Serve as a liaison between the School of Liberal Arts and Learner Support Services to ensure strong communication with all stakeholders; Maintain currency in the literature, in local and national trends, and in innovative programming in meta-majors, the liberal arts, and developmental education and make recommendations to the Dean; Assist the Dean in the oversight of developmental education programming including annual review of developmental on-ramps to programs of study; Assist the Dean in the management of the curriculum and the development of academic programs; Serve as a liaison with external partners (eg K-12, higher education institutions, community members) to develop and maintain partnerships, as requested; Other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Learning or the Dean of Liberal Arts. Required Qualifications: Master's degree in a field of study encompassed within the program responsibilities of the Fields of Interest; Five years of teaching experience in a community college; Experience completing academic program reviews; Experience with data analysis and report-writing; Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college; Demonstrated commitment to supporting and engaging with students from entry to completion; Demonstrated commitment to excellence in community college education, including developmental education; Demonstrated leadership, innovation and improvement in community college education; Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to make public presentations; Excellent organizational, problem solving and conflict resolution skills; Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, administrators, other higher education and K-12 leaders, community and business representatives, and the public. Preferred Qualifications: Full-time community college teaching experience strongly preferred Three years of administrative experience in a community college preferred Work Schedule:M-F, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm For full position descriptions, required qualifications and to apply, please visit our web site at and click on Career Opportunities. Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer PI99150889