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Dean, Academic Affairs - Short Term

Company: Maricopa Community College District
Location: Glendale
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Dean, Academic Affairs - Short Term

Job ID: 318207
Location: Glendale Community College
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Salary Range

$103,808 - $134,950/annually, DOE



Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm; some evenings and weekends may be required
Summer Hours: Monday - Thursday, 7am-6pm

Work Calendar

12 Months

Maricopa Summary

Are you looking for a place to work where you can make a real difference in the lives of over 200,000 college students every year?

Would you like to be part of an organization that adds $7.2 billion dollars to the economy and supports nearly 100,000 jobs in the fastest growing county in the United States?

Whether you're teaching, working, or learning Make It Happen At Maricopa County Community Colleges!

About Us

  • Many of our campuses have received grant awards through the to improve undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving institutions program (HSI Program).
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity and employee groups to create an environment of shared governance
  • One of the largest community college systems in the country
  • 2020 Healthy Arizona Worksites Program recipient
  • Named 19th Best Employer for Women by Forbes
  • 2019 No. 42 in Arizona's Best Employers


    The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is committed to providing you with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care you and your family need to lead healthy and productive lives. Our benefits are designed to provide support for every life stage and lifestyle in our community.

    • 16 paid observed holidays
    • ) & 12% Employee Contribution Match (Pension, Long Term Disability, and Health Insurance)
    • Paid vacation, sick, and personal time (if applicable)
    • Maricopa Employee Store: Perks & Gears (exclusive discounts and offers for Maricopa Community Colleges faculty and staff)
    • $4,000 Annual professional development growth funding (if applicable)
    • Tuition reimbursement for employees and dependents (if applicable)
    • Flexible work schedules
    • Maricopa Employee Health & Wellness Program:
      • Sight-On-Site Eye Care Services
      • Diabetes Empowerment Education Program
      • Mobile On-site Mammography Screenings
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
      • Wondr online program that teaches clinically-proven, healthy habits that lead to less stress, better sleep, weight loss, and more
      • Pre-Retirement Events
      • (may forgive the remaining balance on a federal student loan made directly by the U.S. Department of Education after qualifying).
      • 10+ Maricopa Affinity Resource Employee Groups (Celebrates diversity, embraces inclusion, and supports employees, students, and community!)

        Job Summary

        The Interim Dean of Academic Affairs leads various academic departments and academic support services at a large comprehensive community college. As part of the College Leadership Team, the dean promotes a culture of collaboration, communication, process improvement, data-informed decision-making, programmatic excellence, and service excellence. The dean demonstrates a genuine commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and an unwavering commitment to student success. The dean embraces shared governance and collaborative problem-solving. The dean works closely with academic affairs, student affairs, and administrative services administrators, faculty, staff and the community in support of student success, including enrollment, retention, and completion. The dean provides administrative leadership of academic departments and instructional support services, such as Communication and World Languages, English/Reading, Library, Mathematics/Computer Science, Philosophy/Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Testing Services, and Dual Enrollment.

        Essential Functions

        30% - Actively collaborates with department chairs, program directors, faculty, other deans, and staff to support teaching and learning at a comprehensive community college

        30% - Develops, manages, and implements a variety of academic projects and innovative programs

        20% - Works collaboratively to ensure consistent exercise of college and district academic policies, procedures, and regulations, while also promoting process improvement and efficiency

        10% - Provides leadership of academic services such as testing services and dual enrollment

        5% - Assists the Vice President of Academic Affairs in hiring residential faculty and staff and evaluation of faculty and staff. Develops and promotes professional development opportunities

        5% - Perform other duties as required

        Minimum Qualifications

        Master's Degree in a teaching field related to area(s) of assignment and four years of experience in academic leadership and/or supervisory role in higher education and three years of teaching that includes curriculum/coursework development. Examples of academic leadership/supervisory experience includes: division/department chair, project management, policy development, administration, evaluation and compliance, committee leadership, program director, and shared governance. No degree equivalency.

        Desired Qualifications

        A. Experience working as a dean, department chair, or administrator at the college level

        B. Experience working collaboratively with faculty, staff, and the community to develop and implement initiatives and services to promote student success

        C. Experiences, as described on resume, with innovative teaching methodologies utilizing multiple instructional technologies

        D. Experience, as described on resume, with effective assessment at multiple levels

        E. Demonstrated experience planning and/or implementing culturally responsive academic programs relevant to a diverse population

        F. Demonstrates interdisciplinary thinking with a future-focused approach to academic leadership

        G. Provides evidence of current and continuing professional development

        Special Working Conditions
        • MCCCD does not sponsor individuals for any type of work visas.
        • Possession of a valid State of Arizona Class D driver's license is required; must meet
        • minimum standards regarding driving:
        • Travel to campus during interview/selection process will be at candidate's own expense
        • Will be required to travel or be assigned to all MCCCD/GCC locations
        • May require numerous evenings or weekends
        • May require prolonged periods of viewing a computer screen
        • May be required to lift or carry up to 25 lbs

          How to Apply

          Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume showing how the applicant meets the minimum and desired qualifications. All minimum requirements must be met at the time of the application.

          Additional materials will not be accepted after the job posting has closed.

          Missing materials or incomplete employment history will not be considered.

          Please ensure your materials clearly provide the following information.
          • Clearly illustrate how prior experience, knowledge and education meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position.
          • Indicate whether former or current employment is Full-Time or;
          • Part-Time employment, to include Adjunct or Associate Professor (must include number of hours worked, contact hours or load)
          • Provide employment history in a month/year format (e.g., 09/07 to 10/11) including job title, job duties, for each position held and name of employer for each position.
          • Three professional references, preferably current and/or former supervisors. If references are not provided in resume upon application, they will be requested at time of interview.

            Posting Close Date

            Apply on or before Wednesday March 22, 2023 to be considered.

            EEO Information

            Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

            Title IX

            Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

            The policy of the MCCCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of gender discrimination. Incidents of misconduct should be reported to the college Title IX Coordinator, as outlined in policy, contact information is available at this link .

            Clery Act

            The Clery Act is a Federal law requiring United States Colleges and Universities to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses. Crime reporting data for each of the Maricopa Community Colleges, as required under the Clery Act, is available at this link .

            To apply, visit


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