Founding Dean-ECE Baccalaureate Institute
Dallas County Community College District
Job no: 497162
Work type: Full-time
Location: District Office
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (8:00-5:00)
Founding Dean-ECE Baccalaureate Institute
Job Title Code
Salary Range (Full-Time)
$150,000.00 - $172,500.00 (dependent on experience and other considerations)
DCCCD seeks a dynamic, visionary leader to serve in an initial leadership role to assist in the creation of the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Baccalaureate Institute. The Founding Dean will serve a one to two-year term to provide academic and administrative leadership and direction for the new program and be the primary representative of the program. The new Institute is being created with the support of leaders throughout the region to address the critical shortage of highly qualified early childhood educators that is contributing to poor educational achievement and persistence of poverty. The Founding Dean will coordinate academic advancement activities within the College associated with the Early Childhood program, including activities related to SACSCOC accreditation, participation in district-wide planning and management activities; enhance and promote the program’s instructional areas, support faculty development, seek and facilitate additional school partnerships, and develop new initiatives to meet emerging needs of the greater Dallas County region.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
A knowledgeable, skillful and innovative leader who will collaboratively manage a complex set of institutional challenges and issues, making difficult decisions focused on moving the district forward in a productive and sustainable way that continues to promote success. Demonstrated success as a teacher and scholar in a recognized college or university. Success in development of and engagement with interdisciplinary programs. A demonstrated understanding and involvement in Early Childhood, K-12, or higher education policy. Knowledge of relevant education laws (e.g., FERPA, Title IX, Clery Act, etc.). Experience in an outcome based, assessment-rich, educational, corporate, or non-profit institution. Must have patience and tolerance for ambiguity and change. Evidence of leadership in the development of new programs that promote success and in building teamwork and a shared vision. Proven successful program management experience with the ability to prioritize assignments and pay attention to detail. An ethical, visible leader who has the ability to develop and maintain a high level of trust and respect throughout the district and the community. Ability to establish and maintain partnerships with internal/external constituents and stakeholders within the DCCCD network community including business, industry, other higher education institutions and community organizations. A strong commitment and demonstrated success in cultivating, nurturing and maintaining a culture of diversity and equity as a means to accomplish DCCCD’s vision, mission and goals. Must have passion, idealism, integrity, a positive attitude, be mission-driven and self-directed. Ability to work with faculty and staff from diverse cultures and nationalities and across disciplinary lines. Ability to work cooperatively within a team environment.
Must have the ability to develop and model ideas and strategies and the confidence to bring ideas and strategies to fruition. Must have strong project management and organizational skills, flexible with a sense of urgency in prioritizing assignments with the ability to manage a budget. Successful team building skills with diverse constituencies at multiple levels of operation, i.e. community, county, and state levels. Dynamic and inclusive teaching skills supporting success for diverse students. Success in leading complex initiatives.
Must have excellent presentation, oral and written skills and the ability to deliver clear and effective messages to influence and engage key stakeholders and a diverse DCCCD network community. Must be able to provide excellent customer service.
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Master’s Degree in relevant subject matter plus five (5) years of experience in a leadership role focused on bringing systemic change. . PhD degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate field related to Education is preferred, but not required. Experience in an international and/or a multilingual environment is preferred. Public school experience as a teacher and/or administrative capacity a plus. ***Will be subject to criminal background. Some positions be subject to a fingerprint check. ***
To Apply Visit:http://opportunities.dcccd.edu/cw/en-us/listing/
The seven independently accredited colleges of the Dallas County Community College District are part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Dallas County Community College District complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act. If you require special accommodations in order to apply for a position, please contact Cynthia Brown, District Human Resources Office, at 214-378-1501.
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