Dean - Engineering & Technologies

Erie Community College

Buffalo, NY

ID: 7115641
Posted: November 8, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The work involves the supervision of one or more academic units. The areas involved include learning outcomes and institutional assessment, action plan compliance, administration of strategic initiatives, curriculum content, evaluation of instruction, and selection of staff, student achievement and related academic activities. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Provost/Executive Vice President. Supervision is exercised over faculty and clerical personnel in the academic areas assigned. Does related work as required.


· Provides general supervision to appropriate academic unit(s) with respect to curriculum content, evaluation of instruction, selection of staff, student achievement, effectiveness of instructional communication, etc.;
· Facilitates and leads faculty in academic learning outcomes assessment;
· Coordinates the teaching assignments of the faculty within the academic unit(s);
· Evaluates academic unit effectiveness via the program review process;
· Monitors and coordinates regular and periodic reporting with academic department action plans;
· Coordinates activities related to persistence, retention and completion among academic departments; · Oversees, implements and reports monthly on the action plan for the division;
· Assists in processing appointment forms, time cards, individualized instruction forms, additional duties form, oversize forms, requisitions, leave and travel requests, and amended forms;
· Assists in budget request preparation;
· Responsible for conducting meetings with academic units;
· Responsible for coordination and evaluation of faculty performance review on an annual basis;
· Conducts supervisory section of the evaluations of department chairs, faculty and staff;
· Reviews recommendations for appointment, reappointment, tenure and rank advancement for faculty members and recommends approving or disapproving recommendations as necessary;
· Conducts orientation program for new faculty members with the Center for Professional Development (CPD);
· Assists in the development of Admissions and Recruitment programs for the academic unit, especially as it relates to the recruitment of students;
· Monitors, participates, compiles and ensures that departments comply with SUNY, State Education Department (SED) and Middle States guidelines and recommendations;
· Monitors compliance with County regulations, Board of Trustees and college managerial policies, union contracts, affiliation agreements and program accreditation as necessary;
· In conjunction with the Provost/Executive Vice President and Associate Vice Provost of Institutional Research, Assessment, Accreditation and Planning; Professor/Department Heads and Department Chairs, coordinates course offerings and master scheduling within academic units;
· Assists the Associate Vice Provost of Institutional Research, Assessment, Accreditation and Planning: in conducting studies and surveys relative to new academic programs; and other staff in preparation of reports and surveys for state, federal and accrediting agencies;
· Performs other duties as required by Provost/Executive Vice President and Associate Vice Provost of Institutional Research, Assessment, Accreditation and Planning.


Thorough knowledge of general educational methods and theory; thorough knowledge of curriculum development; thorough knowledge of vocational training needs of business and industry; skill in educational coordination and management; ability to motivate and direct the work of others; ability to get along well with others; sound professional judgment; initiative and resourcefulness; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.


Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in Education or related field and five (5) years of responsible experience in higher education.