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Dean of Faculty Support Services#

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Full-time employees at Southwest work 37.5 hours per week. Benefits include health insurance, annual and sick leave, tuition assistance and retirement. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and receipt of official college transcripts. To be considered an applicant, you must apply online. Applicants are encouraged to upload required documents before the closing date; however, documents may be mailed to: Southwest Tenn Comm College Attn: Human Resources 737 Union Ave Memphis, TN 38103 Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Posting Details

Posting Text

Title Dean of Faculty Support Services# - STCC
Position Title Dean of Faculty Support Services#
Department STCC-Distance Education Services (WD)
Position Summary

The Dean of Faculty Support Services is a full-time, fiscal year position reporting to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

The Dean provides leadership, management, planning, and advocacy for faculty and programs within this division.

The area consists of: College Teaching Academy, Library Services, Distance Education, Curriculum Development, and Evening/Weekend/Adjunct Faculty Support.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

Oversees programs and services in the division to ensure integrity and currency.

Fosters innovative ways of meeting the educational needs of students and extend student.

Leads team of directors, deans, and chairs in designing and delivering faculty training opportunities to ensure the most current and effective learning technologies are incorporated into daily classroom methods.

Develops and implements services and training opportunities in collaboration with deans, directors and chairs.

Addresses the needs of faculty and chairs’ professional development and renewal.

Assists in developing guided career pathways in collaboration with division deans and chairs.

Develops and maintains an ongoing program of accountability and effective assessment through collaborative leadership with deans, chairs and directors.

Collaborates with workforce development areas of Southwest in meeting the education and training needs of area businesses, industry and government.

Assists in developing, reviewing, and updating courses and programs in compliance with all Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) and SACSCOC policies. Models and supports the innovative use of technology.

Serves on division and College wide committees.

Develops and monitors division’s budgets including grants.

May perform other duties and tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in one of the disciplines supervised or related fields, with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the discipline.

Minimum of (5) five years full-time teaching in one of the academic disciplines in a higher education institution.

Three (3) years of demonstrated administrative leadership.e.g. Dean, Associate or Assistant Dean, Division Director or Chair or Coordinator), preferably in a community college setting

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral degree preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics

Knowledge of cutting edge technology.

Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources.

Skill in excellent oral and written communication.

Ability to plan, organize and manage.

Ability to interpret and implement policies, procedures and guidelines.

Highly developed interpersonal skill.

Demonstrated experience in developing and teaching Distance Learning courses in higher education.

Pay Rate
Posting Date 11/09/2016
Closing Date
Open until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Full-time employees at Southwest work 37.5 hours per week. Benefits include health insurance, annual and sick leave, tuition assistance and retirement.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and receipt of official college transcripts.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online. Applicants are encouraged to upload required documents before the closing date; however, documents may be mailed to:

Southwest Tenn Comm College
Attn: Human Resources
737 Union Ave
Memphis, TN 38103

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.

Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Type of Appointment Fiscal
FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Category Administrative / Professional
Location Southwest Tennessee Community College (Memphis)
Location of Position Union /Macon Campus
Posting Number 005198

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you hold at least a Masters degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning with no less than 18 graduate semester credit hours in discipline you are applying to teach?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this opportunity?
    • Southwest TN Community College website
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • The Commercial Appeal
    • Monster
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • Other
  3. * Do you have at least (5) five years of full-time teaching experience in a higher education institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least (3) three years of administrative experience as a Dean, Associate or Assistant Dean, Division Director, or Chair/Coordinator?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Reference 1
  4. Letter of Reference 2
  5. Letter of Reference 3
  6. Unofficial Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Additional Document (s)
  3. License/Certification
  4. Portfolio