The Assistant Dean of Community Education guides the work of community continuing education and training that focuses on the delivery of educational programs with an emphasis on quality instruction and student access. This position provides leadership through interacting with the staff and the broader community; working with CE liaisons at each campus/location to ensure new program initiatives to meet continuing education, vocational and workforce needs in the community. This position is responsible for promoting, supporting and integrating continuing education college-wide.
The Assistant Dean will report to the Central Services office in Glenwood Springs, but may office at another CMC location. The location is yet to be determined. Travel to the other locations throughout the CMC service area will be necessary as well as additional travel at times for professional meetings.
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Pre-requisites for Position (Qualifications Standards)
Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position. Ideal qualifications may include a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent, plus three years of related experience, or equivalent education and experience.
Experience in the field may ideally include a combination of educational experience and administrative experience that includes at least one year of administrative experience and one year of instruction. Previous experience with continuing education in a community college setting preferred.
Knowledge of: current principles, practices, and trends in higher education instructional programs with particular emphasis on continuing education; state and federal laws, regulations and codes governing same; and trends and developments in technology that support areas of responsibility.
Special Skills or abilities directly applicable to the position: Ability to: facilitate cooperation through discussion and consensus-building; analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of organizational goals; implement policy to effect a functional administrative delivery system; ability to provide leadership in order to implement institutional and divisional goals; communicate effectively orally and in writing; establish cooperative working relationships in the course of performing assigned duties; manage and lead others; multi-task, problems solve, and make appropriate decisions.
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees, and community members having diverse backgrounds. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities are preferred.
To apply please submit the required letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references.
External applicants: Apply Online
Internal Applicants: please proceed to the HR page of Basecamp for instructions on applying for a full time position as an internal applicant.
Review of application material will begin August 10th, 2018.