Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs: Division of Behavioral, Social Sciences & Global Learning - Bunk

Updated: 27 days ago
Location: Boston, MASSACHUSETTS


Posted: 17-May-24

Location: Boston, MA, US, 02129

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open



Internal Number: 240887788

Location: Boston, MA Category: Administrators Posted On: Fri May 10 2024 Job Description:

The Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs for the Division of Behavioral, Social Sciences & Global Learning is part of BHCC's academic leadership team and works under the supervision of and in consultation with the Dean in the operation of the academic division. The Assistant Dean is also part of a team of academic and student affairs administrators whose shared focus is the development, implementation and support of innovative academic and co-curricular initiatives that promote student access, equity and achievement.

With these goals in mind, the Assistant Dean provides administrative support and leadership for a variety of departments and work areas within the division, including: Behavioral Sciences, History and Social Sciences, Human Services, the Center for Equity and Cultural Wealth, Community Engagement and Student Volunteerism, International Center, and the Commonwealth Honors Program.

General Functions:
Provide Support for the Division Dean:

  • Provide leadership and oversight for divisional activities and grant initiatives including, student enrollment, retention, and student success.
  • Support curricular and co-curricular program development, implementation, and assessment.
  • Compile, evaluate and report on relevant data that support assessment and program improvement.
  • Assist in the administration of the division, including: office management; budgets, data and related reports; and requests for information related to collective bargaining and other Human Resources matters.
  • Serve as a division liaison to BHCC work areas including Academic Records, Student Central, the Dean of Students Office and Advising and LifeMap.
  • Support the development and revision of the master schedule of courses, including preparation and evaluation of supporting data.

Provide Support for Department Chairs, Faculty Program Coordinators, and Directors:

  • Collaborate with deans and administrative support staff to design and implement professional development and training.
  • Support the program review process: identify programs approaching program review, prepare of supporting data and coordinate the external evaluation process.

Provide Support for Adjunct Faculty:

  • Participate in hiring processes, orientation and onboarding.
  • Ensure that relevant college policies and procedures are followed.
  • Respond to faculty concerns.
  • Review course materials and syllabi.
  • Conduct classroom observations.
  • Coordinate professional development and adjunct engagement activities.
  • Manage relevant communications to adjunct faculty.

Provide Support for Students in the Divisions:

  • Implement academic policies and procedures.
  • Respond to student concerns.
  • Manage relevant student communications

Job Requirements:
  • Master's Degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Teaching experience.
  • Demonstrated management, supervisory and leadership experience.
  • A minimum of three years relevant experience working in higher education administration.
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize work effectively.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated ability to promote collaboration among departments.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in an area of study within the Division.
  • Teaching experience at the college level.
  • Teaching or work experience at a community college.

Additional Information:

Salary Range: $105,000 - $115,000. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Full state benefits.

Review Date: June 10, 2024


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Bunker Hill Community College is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at three satellite locations in the Greater Boston area. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, serving some 18,000 students annually across all modes of instruction. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry specific training programs. The College is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is a Hispanic and Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Approximately 900 International Students attend from 107 countries, speaking 75 languages.
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