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Dean of Business, Career, and Technical Programs


Vice President of Academics and Student Services


Business, Career, and Technical Programs



Full-time Administrator




Assist the Vice President of Academics and Student Services in the operation of the academic services division.


  1. Responsible for hiring, training, observing, and reviewing of career/technical faculty (excluding health professions).
  2. Responsible for quality assurance of dual credit courses in career/technical education, including the coordination and scheduling of course offerings, approval of dual credit faculty qualifications, observation and evaluation of faculty, and providing appropriate professional development opportunities.
  3. Assist in resolving student complaints and concerns relating to faculty or instructional matters.
  4. Assist in the preparation of the instructional schedule for each semester, and in reviewing or submitting the final schedule to the Vice President of Academics and Student Services.
  5. Assist with ensuring that appropriate and qualified faculty exist to teach all courses offered.
  6. Assist in the preparation of the annual academics services division budget.
  7. In collaboration with the vice president, assist in preparation of all state and federal reports for the Perkins and other grants administered by academic services.
  8. Serve as a member of Leadership Council.
  9. In collaboration with the faculty leader, develop and assist with annual goal planning for career/technical areas through the operational planning process.
  10. Administer all aspects of the CDL and Truck Driving Entrepreneurship certificates, including partnerships with companies performing contractual services.
  11. Assume all other reasonable professional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.


  1. Must understand and support the mission of the community college.
  2. Must have strong communication (oral and written), interpersonal, and analytical skills.
  3. Must be able to work effectively in a team environment.
  4. Must be able to communicate effectively by phone and email on a daily basis.
  5. Must be able to work with Microsoft Office products.
  6. Must be able to work some evenings and weekends.


Maintain regular contact with departments, divisions, appropriate personnel, and career/technical faculty to ensure that programs in the academic services division function effectively. Frequent interaction and personal contact with community leaders, the general public, outside organizations, and state governing boards pertaining to the academic services division.


Administrative and functional supervision is exercised over designated faculty.


Master’s degree required. Evidence of support for the mission of a comprehensive community college with business or industrial experience, appreciation of teamwork, excellent oral and written communication skills, and computer literacy required. Knowledge/experience with alternative teaching/learning options, curriculum design and evaluation is a must. Must have the ability to contribute to instructional vitality and growth.




Coordinates the College Risk Management Program in a capacity appropriate to this position. This includes, but is not limited to, monitoring conditions, events and circumstances present through daily College operations, and communicating observations to the appropriate supervisor or taking necessary actions to correct, prevent or limit safety problems. May serve as a member of a committee that supports the health, safety and/or legal rights of visitors, students and staff. Such committees may include the AA/EEO, Sexual Harassment, and Safety/Loss Control committees. (Risk Management Categories I, III, IV. See Tort file.)

This description is intended to indicate the kinds and levels of work difficulty that will be required of the position that will be given the title and shall not be construed as declaring what specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of the supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.