Associate Dean, Business Administration

Broward College

Central Campus, FL

ID: 7124277 (Ref.No. REQ-000039141)
Posted: February 10, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Profile Summary

Reporting to the Pathway Academic Dean of Business and Management, this position serves in a management and leadership capacity to oversee the overall departmental operations in accordance with federal/state regulations, college policies, procedures, contractual agreements, and college/pathway strategic planning goals and objectives. Employees in this job classification are responsible for the comprehensive coordination and administration of all matters relating to personnel, students, scheduling, curriculum implementation, external agencies, instruction, and all financial considerations relating to the department, and accomplishes such in coordination with the college's mission and college wide goals and campus-based initiatives.
Associate Deans provide leadership for all instructional programs which may include all or some of the courses within the bachelor in applied science, associate in arts, associate in science, and associate in applied science degrees as well as vocational and technical certificates. Performs related work as directed.


Minimum Education:

  • Master's degree required in Economics, Accounting, Business Administration or related field; Doctorate Degree preferred.  

Minimum Experience/Training:

  • Requires three years of teaching experience at the postsecondary level, with a history of demonstrated leadership roles in educational settings.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, financial management and budget design skills.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarly/creative research in higher education.
  • In-depth knowledge of the academic discipline(s).

Essential Functions:

  • Daily -20%: Provides effective leadership to department personnel in fulfilling the mission of the college as it relates to the short- and long-range academic initiatives of the department. Supports and supervises faculty and staff in the facilitation of student achievement.  Monitors technology trends in order to design and implement new programs and/ or courses.
  • Daily- 20%: Works in cooperation with program managers, program coordinators and faculty to prepare and manage the department budget (s), class schedules, and registration process and faculty assignments.
  • Daily -5%: Serves as liaison to other college departments and administration, for dissemination of information and articulation to various advisory committees, coordinates recruitment efforts when needed, establishes and maintains articulations efforts with external, accrediting agencies, high school and other colleges.
  • Other -5%: Completes program reviews in accordance with state and college policy.
  • Other -5%: Advises students as needed for specialized degree and program offerings.
  • Other-5%: Coordinates, maintains, and submits in a timely manner accurate records, inventory, payroll, faculty schedules, textbook orders, program manuals, grades, course syllabi, catalog materials, and requests for information or other reports.
  • Other-5 %: Represents the department and participates in various campus and college-wide activities, meetings and committees as appropriate.
  • Other - 5%: Oversees and coordinates faculty, program managers, program coordinators, student advisors and technical support personnel. This includes recruitment, professional development plans, management and evaluation as well as the submission of appropriate recommendations of personnel actions.
  • Other - 5%: Oversees the purchasing and maintenance of the necessary hardware, software and support equipment required in the computer labs and classrooms.
  • Other - 10%: Assists appropriate academic administrators in the development, evaluation and revision of curricula and course outlines, and in the development of grant proposals and program development.
  • Daily -5%: Works collaboratively in the development of department and campus goals and objectives in accordance with established college policies and procedures.
  • Other -5%: Participates in the development and implementation of departmental admission standards and procedures when appropriate.
  • Daily -5%: Performs related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Models inclusive excellence through specific actions that support the College's diversity goals in the recruitment, hiring, and retention of talented and diverse faculty and staff
  • Oversees and coordinates professional development plans, management and evaluation, and submits appropriate recommendations of personnel actions
  • May manage multiple discipline/departments or multiple units within a division
  • Works directly with contractual provisions, interpreting contract language and working with faculty to ensure contract provisions are met
  • Develops and manages the academic, student or business department's budget(s)
  • Has full responsibility for multiple academic disciplines, units or departments
  • Responsible for the protection and safe-keeping of confidential data acquired during the course of work  


Leadership & Results Orientation

Inspires and generates enthusiasm and commitment for the vision, mission and core values of the College. Promotes employee growth and development through professional, technical, and academic programs and services. Makes effective decisions and produces results through strategic planning and development, implementation and evaluation of programs and policies. Sets goals and priorities that maximize the use of resources available to consistently deliver results

Diversity and Inclusion

Models inclusive excellence through specific actions that support the College's diversity goals in the recruitment, hiring, and retention of talented and diverse faculty and staff

Innovation and Creativity

Successfully implements creative ideas to move the organization, processes, and systems forward. Introduces new concepts, models, practices and services that serve to improve the Colleges value in the community

Teamwork & Collaboration

Promotes quality teams through the effective use of the organization's performance management system (e.g. establishes performance standards, appraises staff accomplishments using developed standards, and takes action to reward and counsel as appropriate). Embraces and employs the diversity of individuals, cultures, values, ideas and communication styles in the achievement of common goals

Continuous Improvement & Quality Service Orientation

Anticipates, identifies, diagnoses and consults on potential or actual problem areas relating to program implementation and divisional goal achievement. Fosters and environment of respect, dignity, and compassion that affirms and empowers all of its members (students, faculty, staff, outside organizations, others you provide service to) while striving for the highest ethical standards and social responsibility

Resource Management & Technology

Develops and implements the most emergent technologies for the unit utilizing methods and strategies that create environments that are flexible and responsive to the needs of local and national trends and the College's mission. Plans, organizes and manages resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives. Ensures the effective use of college resources, implements fiscally sound practices and environmentally sustainable initiatives  

Job Title

Associate Dean, Business Administration


Position Number



Job Status

Full time Regular



BAS Program



Central Campus


Pay Grade




$81,900 - $94,185 - Salary commensurate with education and experience.


Work Shift

First Shift


Work Schedule



Hours Per Week



Posting End Date

Open Until Filled



To be considered for this position, a completed online employment application form along with a cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript are required.


Designated Essential Personnel



FLSA Status



Position Classification



Special Instructions to Applicant:

For positions requiring a degree, the official transcripts are required upon hire. An unofficial copy of the degree/transcript is acceptable during the application process and must be attached to the online application. If unable to attach the documentation, please email document to or fax to 954-201-7612, stating clearly the position name(s) and position number(s) the transcript is to be attached to.

Foreign Transcript: Transcripts issued outside of the United States require a equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the application deadline. All required documentation must be received on or before the job posting end date.

**Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the “Resume/CV/Transcript/License/Certification” section of the application**

Please refer to link with the instructions on how to submit an application with multiple documents. 

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the required background screening process.

Broward College uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States.  You will be required to complete an I-9 Form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.


Diversity and Inclusion are a priority at Broward College
Broward College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from eligible veterans and spouses of veterans, underrepresented groups, including minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or any other legally protected classification.

For inquiries regarding Title IX and the college’s non-discrimination policies, contact the Vice President for Talent and Culture at 954-201-7288, Broward College, 6400 NW 6th Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.

Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation with the application process, please contact the Talent and Culture Department at


The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted of describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related education/experience beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Broward College reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.