Dean of Mathematics and Science

Mt. Hood Community College

Gresham, OR

ID: 7062523
Posted: November 27, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Essential Duties
Provides leadership in curriculum design, instructional delivery, accreditation, and assessment activities in accordance with the MHCC Educational Assessment Plan. Employs appropriate enrollment management and retention strategies.
Directs the quarterly/annual class scheduling and faculty assignments in consultation with faculty members within each assigned discipline and coordinates schedules with other areas of the College, which may include facilities, equipment, and contracts for internal and external user groups. Oversees maintenance of accurate catalog information, degree worksheets, advising materials and division content on the mhcc.edu website.
Recruits, trains, supervises, schedules, motivates, and evaluates faculty and staff. Provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline as necessary. Manages full-time/part-time faculty and classified workloads for compliance with district policies and collective bargaining agreements.
Maintains a balance between course innovation, student access and effective resource management.
Promptly investigates and resolves problems, complaints, and grievances. Serves as a liaison between assigned programs that include students, staff, faculty, and administration. Functions as an active, supportive, and confidential member of the Executive Committee and as a communication link to faculty.
Promotes course and/or program articulation and transfer by involvement in high schools, universities and local, regional and state initiatives on education improvement.
Manages and develops division budget(s). Prepares, monitors, controls and ensures spending within the budget allocation. Establishes and maintains FTE targets and effectively allocates staff and budget resources. Develops cost estimates for future division needs.
Assists in the development of marketing strategies leading to program recognition and growth.
Directs the preparation of capital equipment requests. Supervises expenditures of capital equipment funds within College practices, policies, and procedures.
Maintains strong communication and collaboration with other Instructional Administrators and the Vice President of Instruction
Develops processes and systems that enhance instruction. Serves as the liaison to other divisions and departments of the College relating to academic programs, physical assets, and facilities. Establishes division/department/discipline committees, and in collaboration with faculty, appoints membership to committees.
Facilitates the preparation of short-and long-term division/department/discipline plans in support of the College goals and objectives. Communicates College activities, plans, decisions and events to division faculty, staff, advisory committees and students.
Ensures performance evaluations are completed in accordance with applicable collective bargaining agreements and/or MHCC policies and administrative regulations for all direct and indirect reports. Chair, coordinate and facilitate division tenure committees. Manage schedules and deliverables; provide direction for committee members and tenure candidate.
Maintains current knowledge of MHCC's collective bargaining agreements and ensures division/department operations comply with these agreements.

Additional Duties
Ensures efficacy of and compliance with administration
Manages and oversees science labs and Planetarium.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Minimum and Desired Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Computer Skills, etc.)

Master's Degree from an accredited institution in education, life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics or a related discipline
Five years of progressively responsible instructional administrative leadership experience
Experience working with diverse backgrounds of the College's community, students and employees; demonstrated commitment to promoting access and diversity



 

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