Open executive Job in Academic & University Dean, College of Health Sciences

Compensation:
$105,565.09

Openings: 1
Peoplesoft ID: 3010
Formal Review of applications begins: Sep 22, 2017

Department:
Baccalaureate Programs and University
Partnerships

Location:
Health Education Center

Position Summary:

Directly accountable for College of Health Sciences operations which currently includes the following – AS Dental Hygiene, BAS Dental
Hygiene, BAS Health Services Administration, AS Health Sciences, AS Radiography, AS EMS, AS Respiratory Care, and AS Health Information
Technology. Provides leadership for faculty and staff in the implementation of student/academic programs and supervision of support
services.

Typical Essential Duties

  • Uses strong administrative, management, and problem-solving
    skills to position the COHS to remain a leader in allied health education at local, state and national levels;
  • Assumes direct
    oversight of BAS programs;
  • Promotes a student centered culturally diverse and adult learning environment which emphasizes learning
    and teaching;
  • Committed to recruiting a diverse student population;
  • Monitors and analyzes student attrition and retention
    data and collaborates with other campus areas and leaders to develop initiatives that can be implemented to maintain strong retention and
    success;
  • Provides leadership in online course delivery and use of technology in education;
  • Recruits diverse full time and
    adjunct faculty, content experts and staff. Recommends candidates for faculty appointment, retention, and promotion, using valid assessment
    measures;
  • Fosters a climate of academic excellence and collegiality among faculty, staff and students;
  • Provides leadership
    to secure and maintain accreditation by appropriate state, regional and national educational entities;
  • Maintains an active presence
    within the local, state and national organizations associated with all programs to maintain communication, monitor needs, and determine
    partnerships;
  • Remains informed of new issues, challenges, and trends with in health care education and relate those to faculty,
    staff and administration;
  • Builds consensus and fosters cooperation among COHS faculty across all programs;
  • Champions
    institutional initiatives, fostering the engagement of the faculty, staff, and students.

This is the fifth of six
levels in the Academic Management series. The classification is responsible for directing the activities of multiple programs or
College-wide functions. Incumbents will be responsible for developing the strategic direction of assigned areas, interpreting the broadly
defined goals, developing and managing a budget, and providing managerial direction to employees.

Requirements:

Education:

Doctorate degree from a regionally accredited institution with at least one degree in a health
discipline from an institution with national accreditation. 

Experience:

Applicants will possess
a distinguished record of excellence in teaching; a minimum of five (5) years of related administrative experience is required.
Clinical experience in healthcare. Demonstrated success in the development of community relationships; and demonstrated knowledge of and
participation in national/state accreditation processes. Delivery of academic programs through distance education using adult learning
principles is highly preferred. Further, applicants have experience in implementing online and distance education; experience in planning
and budgeting; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; a proven record of professional involvement is mandatory. 

* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be
acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.

Knowledge:

  • Managerial
    principles;
  • Advanced principles and practices in assigned area of responsibility;
  • Higher education institutional
    operations, structures, policies, and practices;
  • Budgeting principles;
  • Strategic planning principles;
  • Public
    relations principles and practices;
  • Community agencies and resources;
  • Financial management principles;
  • Research
    methods;
  • Applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes;
  • Policy and procedure
    development practices;
  • Computers and related software applications.

Skills:

  • Prioritizing and assigning work;
  • Preparing and analyzing a variety of reports;
  • Making program decisions based on
    financial considerations;
  • Adapting to rapidly changing environments;
  • Conducting research, evaluating findings, and making
    recommendations based on findings;
  • Evaluating statistical data, ensuring data sufficiency;
  • Interpreting and applying
    applicable laws, rules, and regulations;
  • Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed
    actions, and making recommendations in support of goals;
  • Implementing public relations initiatives;
  • Managing budgets;
  • Developing long-term strategic plans;
  • Mediating conflict;
  • Collaborating with internal departments and external
    agencies;
  • Using a computer and related software applications;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to
    interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and
    receive work direction.

Physical:

  • Positions in this class typically require: reaching,
    standing, walking, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
  • Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of
    force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
    Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other
    sedentary criteria are met.

Responsibilities:

These duties are a representative sample; position
assignments may vary. 

Potential Frequency

1. Directs staff (administrative specialists, adjuncts,
and faculty) to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; ensuring that
employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and
disciplinary recommendations.
Daily 20%

2. Prepares and administers budgets; prepares cost estimates for budget
recommendations; submits justifications for budget items; monitors and controls expenditures; identifies and pursues alternative funding
sources; allocates funds across academic functions.
Daily 10%

3. Directs the implementation of activities and
operations for multiple academic departments or programs, which includes: designing, developing, administering, and evaluating programs,
projects, student retention, strategic planning, processes, policies, procedures, systems, standards, and/or service offerings.
Daily
20%

4. Guides curricular directions and reform; develops academic assessment strategies; ensures compliance with Federal,
State, and Local laws, regulations, codes, and/or standards; ensures alignment with the overall mission and goals of the College.

Daily 10%

5. Coordinates activities between multiple service areas and works to integrate and coordinate service areas.

Daily 10%

6. Serves as a liaison between assigned academic departments or programs, external agencies, and the College, which
includes students, staff, faculty, and administration; represents the department, College, and/or program at a variety of meetings, public
events, training sessions, on committees, and/or other related events; establishes and maintains positive collaborative relationships with
community groups and establishments.
Daily 10%

7. Directs and participates in the preparation, review, interpretation,
and analysis of various complex and multi-faceted information, data, forms, schedules, calendars, surveys, and reports; makes
recommendations based on findings.
Daily 20%

8. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
As
Required

Equal Opportunity Statement

The Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College affirms its equal
opportunity policy in accordance with the provisions of the Florida Educational Equity Act and all other relevant state and federal laws,
rules and regulations. The college will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin,
marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or against any qualified individual with disabilities
in its employment practices or in the admission and treatment of students. Recognizing that sexual harassment constitutes discrimination on
the basis of sex and violates this Rule, the college will not tolerate such conduct. Should you experience such behavior, please contact
Pamela Smith, the director of EA/EO/Title IX Coordinator at 727-341-3261; by mail at P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733-3489; or by
email at eaeo_director@spcollege.edu.

The Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College affirms its equal opportunity policy in accordance with the provisions of the Florida Educational Equity Act and all other relevant state and federal laws, rules and regulations. The college will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or against any qualified individual with disabilities in its employment practices or in the admission and treatment of students. Recognizing that sexual harassment constitutes discrimination on the basis of sex and violates this Rule, the college shall not tolerate such conduct.

Should you experience such behavior, please contact Pamela Smith, the director of EA/EO/Title IX Coordinator at 727-341-3261; by mail at P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733-3489; or by email at eaeo_director@spcollege.edu.Please indicated the position you wish to apply for in your request.

The College shall not discriminate against a qualified individual with disabilities because of the disability of such an individual in regard to job application procedures, hiring, advancement, or discharge of employees, employees compensation, job training or other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. Except when undue hardship exists, the College shall endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations to a qualified individual with a disability. If you have questions regarding this policy please contact the Director of EA/EO by phone at (727)341-3261, by mail at PO Box 13489, St Petersburg Fl 33733-3489, or by email at eaeo_director @spcollege.edu.

Qualifications listed in a position description are used as a guideline to hiring. Other comparable qualifications of a candidate may be considered by the President in lieu of those suggested in a position description. (BOT rule 6hx23-2.02).

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