Assistant Dean, School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)

Northampton Community College

Bethlehem, PA

ID: 7070104
Posted: September 21, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The staff and faculty of Northampton Community College share a single goal: to help students transform their lives through education. It's a goal that reaps rewards thousands of times over the course of a career. Employees at Northampton receive competitive compensation and an array of benefits while working on campuses located in a region with a very high quality of life.

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Assistant Dean, School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)

Please note that this position will remain open until filled.



Primary Function: To serve as an assistant to the dean in implementing the academic programs and responsibilities of the division and to report to him/her on all matters listed below.

Responsibilities: (1) Facilitate the coordination of adjunct staff: recruit, orient, and evaluate all adjunct faculty within the division. (2) Staff all sections assigned to adjunct faculty. (3) Assist in the development of academic programming under guidelines established by the dean. (4) Special scheduling, staffing, and record-keeping: as assigned by the dean. (5) Special reports: working with faculty on establishing and continuing studies of such matters as assigned by the dean. (6) Providing routine administrative services as assigned by the dean. (7) Implement special responsibilities: as assigned by the supervisor.

Organizational Relationships: (1) Responsible to division dean for performance of assigned responsibilities. (2) Work closely and cooperatively with faculty and relevant external personnel on professional matters of mutual interest and concern.

Performance Standards: Performance in this position is considered satisfactory when: (1) mutually agreed upon objectives have been attained within a specified time frame, (2) responsibilities of the position have been carried out at a level consistent with performance objectives, (3) effective cooperative relationships exist with the other administrators, faculty, students, employers, local businesses and industry and other members of the community.

Qualifications: (1) Education: (a) attainment of at least a master’s degree or its equivalent in one of the areas of the Division from an accredited college. (2) Skills, Knowledge, Abilities: (a) organizational, communicative and leadership skills; (b) ability to relate to academic personnel and community; (c) adaptability; (d) attention to detail; (e) knowledge of pedagogy and curriculum development; (f) ability to organize, communicate, and facilitate; (g) ability to work quickly and effectively; (h) understanding of the goals and missions of the community college; (i) computer literacy. (3) Experience: (a) minimum of three years teaching or administrative experience; (b) demonstrated competency to serve in an administrative capacity.


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