Company Name:

North Shore Community College


Lynn, Massachusetts

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:


Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

5 - 10 years

Required Education:

Master's Degree

Date Posted:

July 2, 2019

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Dean of Career and Technical Education and Business Division

Dean of Career and Technical Education and Business Division

Professional Non-Unit, 12-month Position

The Dean provides strategic leadership and direction for the Career and Technical Education and Business Division. Departments/Programs include: Business Pathway (Business, Digital Graphic Design, Office Administration, and Paralegal), Agriculture & Food Service Pathway (Culinary Arts, Food Science & Safety, Environmental Horticulture, Nutritional Science & Dietary Technology, Personal Service Careers Pathway (Funeral Service and Cosmetology).


  1. Supervises curriculum and program development, including designating future academic directions for Division, recruiting new and existing faculty/staff to develop/revise courses and/or programs of study consistent with the academic direction of Division.
  2. Develops schedule of day, evening, and weekend credit and non-credit courses (Master Schedules).
  3. Administers collective bargaining agreements including workload assignment; evaluation; re­appointment/non-reappointment, promotion, sabbatical, tenure, dismissal and discipline.
  4. Oversees activities associated with internal and external program review, including program assessment; Department of Higher Education Performance Accountability Objectives and Indicators.
  5. Directs, coordinates, encourages, and supports professional development activities for faculty and staff.
  6. Respond to student inquiries, concerns, and problems; applies relevant policies, procedures, and practices to find appropriate resolution to student complaints, grievances, and grade appeals.
  7. Oversees Divisional budget and expenditures; develops grant proposals and manages/coordinates funded activities.
  8. Manages implementation of Strategic Plan and Master Academic Plan activities; reviews and interprets career/market data, job availability, survey results, graduate placements, and other pertinent data to develop goals/objectives/ direction for the Division.
  9. Fosters diversity and collegiality within the Division and College, supports a learner-centered environment and manages change to achieve a climate of openness, trust, and adaptability.
  10. Works with the Dean of Strategic Partnerships to advance early college, dual enrollment and articulation agreements to expand partnerships with local school districts. Collaborate with other academic deans and College personnel to implement CommUniverCity's academic pathways to expand transferability of credit.
  11. Oversees the program technical advisory boards for all programs within academic portfolio.
  12. Foster relationships with business and industry to ensure academic programmatic alignment with the labor market needs.
  13. Works with the Dean of Professional and Corporate Education to foster non-credit training and CEU's within The CTE and Business pathways and promotes training to incumbent workers.
  14. Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of an earned Master's Degree from an accredited college/university in a related field, Doctorate preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of academic administrative experience at the level of department chair or above or combination of teaching and administrative experience (with a minimum of three years of administrative experience) in Career and Technical Education or Business area.
  • Successful teaching experience in higher education or vocational/technical education; community college teaching preferred.
  • Demonstrated record of high quality leadership and administration in higher education.
  • Demonstrated experience in promoting/establishing relationships with community and national agencies.
  • Demonstrated expertise in curriculum development with a knowledge of student learning outcomes assessment to guide curricular innovation and improvement.
  • Demonstrated appreciation for the use of innovative technologies in instruction and learning.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team contributor.
  • Successful experience interacting with culturally diverse populations.
  • Experience with management in a collective bargaining environment preferred.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the comprehensive community college.
  • Candidates will be required to pass a CORI/SORI and/or a National background check as a condition of employment.

Additional Information:

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Vice-President for Academic Affairs

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Full and part-time faculty, professional staff, classified staff, consultants, and other individuals assigned to the Division

SALARY: Anticipated salary is $105,000-$118,000 per year. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Full time benefited employees at North Shore Community College are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package offered through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Click HERE for a highlight of these benefits.


North Shore Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:

The Search Committee will begin reviewing resumes immediately and the process will continue until the position is filled. To be considered, candidates should submit the following documents: 1) a cover letter that addresses the duties and responsibilities and qualifications listed above: 2) a resume.

Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide unofficial transcripts or foreign degree evaluations and the name, address, email and telephone number of at least three current professional references.

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