Dean of Science, Health, and Human Services – FA237
Dean of Science, Health, and Human Services – FA237 - closes on 04/04/19
Hiring Range: Salary based on qualifications and experience
General Information: John Tyler Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education and one of the largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. With campuses in Chester and Midlothian in the metropolitan Richmond area and at off-campus classrooms throughout the area, John Tyler Community College provides quality educational opportunities that inspire student success and community vitality. The College’s vision is a success story for every student.
Rank and Salary: Administrative faculty appointments are 12-months contracts. Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience.
Responsibilities: The Dean of Science, Health, and Human Services provides sound operational management and strong academic administrative leadership for a designated selection of disciplines in applied and transfer instructional programs. In coordination with the associate dean and director of nursing, the dean supervises and supports all faculty and staff assigned to the division and creates an environment that encourages innovative strategies for curriculum development and delivery, as well as the assessment of programs and learning outcomes. The dean assumes a college-wide leadership role and works to promote and maintain excellence in teaching and learning across multiple campuses. The dean develops, schedules, and supervises the instructional programs in the division; allocates resources, including faculty, staff, budgets and space; manages faculty recruitment; promotes professional development; and works collaboratively with others, including Community College Workforce Alliance leadership to maximize credential attainment, and ensures continuous improvement of programs in accord with the College’s vision, mission, and strategic goals. The dean will report directly to the Vice President of Learning and Student Success.
Qualifications: A master’s degree in a related field, full-time teaching experience, and administrative experience in a higher education setting are required. A competitive candidate will have a demonstrated knowledge for developing community college curricula and assessing learning outcomes; a collaborative leadership and management style; experience working with business and industry; proficiency with personnel and budget management; and knowledge of accreditation. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check is required.
Application Instructions: Acceptable application packages are those submitted through the Commonwealth of Virginia career website located at http://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/141105. REQUIRED: A fully completed state application, CV or resume to include a list of three professional references, cover letter, and copies of all applicable transcripts must be submitted through the career website to receive consideration. There is a limit on the number and size of attachments that can be uploaded with the application. Documents that are unable to be uploaded in the career website should be sent via email to
The career website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application has been submitted. Please refer to your online account for the status of your application and the status of this position. Incomplete applications, application which state “see resume”, or is missing supplemental document(s) may not be accepted and considered incomplete. Applications submitted through other websites, are not considered as applying to the position. Should you need assistance or have questions, please contact Cherie Watts at (804) 594-1417 or via the email address listed above.
John Tyler Community College embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion that empowers anyone from anywhere to be successful in their academic and professional pursuits. We strive to provide an environment that is enriching to all by understanding and appreciating our dimensions of diversity, becoming global citizens, and welcoming new ways of engaging the unique contributions of all people.