Sugar Grove, IL United States

Dean for Visual and Performing Arts, Education, and Sciences

Waubonsee Community College

Job Title: Dean for Visual and Performing Arts, Education, and Sciences
Job Location: Sugar Grove , IL
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Arts: visual & performing arts
Deans, directors, registrar
Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2021-09-17
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

The Dean for Visual and Performing Arts, Education, and Sciences is responsible for providing administrative leadership and supervision for the academic disciplines of Art, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Disability Studies, Early Childhood Education, Earth Science, Geology, Geography, Education, Kinesiology/Physical Education, Music, Physics, Sustainability, and Theatre. Responsibilities for this position encompass budgeting, course and program scheduling, faculty and staff selection, orientation and evaluation of staff and faculty, curriculum and program development, assessment of student learning, and overall supervision of the division. This position reports to the Executive Dean for Liberal Arts and Sciences.


Develop an instructional schedule for the division for each semester and assign individual instructors to implement the schedule.

In collaboration with Human Resources and the Executive Dean for Liberal Arts and Sciences, as appropriate, maintain staffing for the division, including the recommendation of full-time faculty and support staff for employment and the extension of offers of employment to adjunct faculty and part-time staff.

Provide direct supervision for full-time faculty and support staff within the division, facilitating professional development through the tenure process and annual staff appraisal system. In addition, collaborate with the Assistant Dean to provide indirect supervision for adjunct faculty in the division.

Coordinate the curriculum process for all instructional areas in the division, collaborating with full-time faculty members to review and evaluate curricula and to recommend curriculum revisions; and provide leadership for the development of new curricula in relevant discipline areas.

Provide leadership for the assessment of student learning for all instructional areas in the division, collaborating with full-time and adjunct faculty members to design assessment plans, evaluate course outcomes, collect data, and use results to enhance curriculum and instruction.

Develop, plan, and implement various Visual and Performing Arts, Education, and Sciences division events to support student success, and community engagement.

Develop partnerships in the college community to assist in program growth, expand program awareness, and increase program stability in the disciplines.

Prepare and monitor division budgets including the review and recommendation of staffing needs, oversight of grants, purchase and maintenance of equipment, and purchase of software.

Provide leadership for student recruitment and retention for all instructional programs in the division in cooperation with full-time faculty, Admissions, and Marketing and Communications.

Interact with students to resolve student complaints and provide program and course advisement, as needed.

Maintain contact with local employers, transfer institutions and appropriate community groups to ensure the relevance of programs and criteria.

Prepare and submit to the Executive Dean for Liberal Arts and Sciences all required forms and reports for the division, such as annual goals, division accomplishments, and employee evaluations.

Serve as a member of the administrative team, participating in the Instructional Council, serving on college committees as requested, assuming responsibility for membership in a community service organization, and developing effective working relationships within the college to address issues that relate to both instruction and the overall mission of the college.

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Requirements

Master’s degree required; master’s degree in one of the division subject areas preferred.

Minimum three years of experience in higher education at the administrative level required.

Three years of supervisory/leadership experience required.

Teaching experience in higher education required; teaching experience at the community college preferred.

Demonstrated experience with curriculum development and assessment of student learning required.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Apply Here:


Required Documents

Cover Letter





When inquiring or applying for this job opening, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Waubonsee Community College and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Human Resources Department as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Human Resources Department
Please Apply as Included Above

Description of and other job listings for Waubonsee Community College

Tell a Friend About This Job
Enter your friend's email address...

Send this page to:

tweet this job share on facebook share on Google+ share on Linkedin WhatsApp Applicants: Search Jobs - Submit Resume
Employers: Search Resumes - Submit Jobs
Legal - Contact Info - FAQ &
485 Devon Park Dr., Suite 116, Wayne, PA 19087, USA
Phone USA (610) 964-9200

This job search site: © 1999- All Rights Reserved.

This Internet Commerce Software by Aufrance Associates, © 1995-2021