The position has full authority to develop and implement division protocol and best practices, serve on governance councils on the division and college's behalf, has financial/budgetary agency authority over the division, and has final oversight and decision-making authority over how division will apply, develop or determine policy impact and resource allocation. Sees that all aspects of divisional instructional delivery are driven toward equity/inclusivity, teaching & learning excellence, community engagement and enrichment, college life and culture, and student success.
COMPREHENSIVE WAGE AND BENEFIT PACKAGE Salary range begins at $105,316.Annual salarycommensurate with candidate's qualifications and related experience.
We offer comprehensive compensation package with salary and benefits as the main components.Generous benefitspackage is offered through Washington State plans that includes multiplemedical, dental, life and disability coverage choices for employees and dependents; choices of retirement and deferred compensation plans; paid holidays, sick, and vacation plans; transit program, reduced tuition, employee discounts and memberships, etc.
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ABOUT THE COLLEGE Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 45% students of color and over 1,800 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.
We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of ourmission and goals, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.
POSITION DUTIES Manage Personnel Directs and oversees recruiting, hiring, on-boarding, retaining, mentoring, supervising, evaluating and disciplining of a diverse workforce within the division. Evaluates tenure-track faculty candidates, conducts observations, and provides feedback to tenure candidates and oversees the tenure evaluation process. Manages and evaluates staff direct reports and participates in the evaluation of other staff who do not directly report to the Dean. Manages and evaluates full-time faculty, and works directly with Program Chairs to coordinate program-level work. Monitors ongoing Certification of Professional Technical plans and progress, when applicable. Division Leadership Provides representation of the division to the larger college community, accrediting bodies, state and national government agencies, and community partners. Coordinates the establishment of the vision and goals for the division in alignment with Office of Instruction annual priorities and the college's strategic plan. Works with students and faculty in resolving academic grievances. Provides culturally-competent mentoring, problem-solving and leadership to faculty and staff, including in resolving issues inside and outside the department. Develops and leads in creating a collaborative and inclusive climate for fulfilling division and college objectives. Coordinates with other units on campus to support Instruction. Resource Management for the Division Establishes and monitors resource priorities, allocations, protocols, strategic enrollment management to achieve maximum efficiency in revenue generation. Monitors allocated budget and advocates for resources to fulfill division priorities and initiatives. Provides reports for space allocation planning for programmatic needs and mission fulfillment. Provides feedback to upper administration regarding facilities, space, time and financial priorities. Provides oversite for external grants awarded to Division faculty. Responsible for oversite of Science labs, equipment, and safety protocol. Other Contributes to college-wide initiatives, internal partnerships, and collaborations.. Represents Academic Affairs and Science Division in governance councils, committees, and task forces. Supports curriculum development for the maintenance of curriculum currency and relevancy Collaborates with transfer universities in establishing and maintaining articulation agreements and direct transfer agreements. Establishes quarterly course schedules to optimize efficiencies and fulfill student need. Supports opportunities for faculty and staff to maintain currency in matters of educational equity and cultural competency through such events as Professional Development, Division Retreats, and Workshops. Monitors the diversity of faculty and staff and oversees endeavors to recruit and retain a diverse workforce. Leads efforts to reduce performance and retention gaps in STEM fields for underrepresented populations. Represents the division and the college in community outreach events. Oversees the programing and functions of the Science and Math Institute (SAMI) and Math Lab. Serves on K-12 advisory committees, business-related task force, or others as appropriate. Engages in fundraising as appropriate. Recruits community partners for experiential learning resources, program advisory committees, student mentoring programs, etc. Other duties as assigned.
Master's degree from an accredited institution. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-to-year basis. Three to five years' experience with managing complex and diverse organizational units with competing needs. Two years of experience teaching in a higher education setting. Ability to work effectively in a diverse workplace and educational environment.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate degree or equivalent experience in a Science, Mathematics or Engineering discipline. Work experience that shows effective and productive management, interpersonal, communication, collaboration, evaluative and problem-solving skills. Experience in addressing disproportionate impact and equity issues in the higher education environment. Experience in leading and bringing together people of diverse backgrounds in an inclusive manner. Ability to interpret and implement complex program and administrative policies. Experience with budgetary processes and financial statements. Experience or background in instructional design and/or curriculum development.
This position is eligible for relocation allowance.
Background Check: Prior to start of employment, a background check will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
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Application must include the below to be considered complete. Only applications that provide all requested information will be considered complete and will be screened for the position. Complete an online Application (note that stating 'See Resume' on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete) Complete an online Application (note that stating 'See Resume' on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete) Attach a Position/Vision Statement Attach a Resume Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College (max 2 pgs).
Located in Bellevue, Washington, Bellevue College is a community based public institution. Bellevue College is a student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence, that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. The college serves 37,000 students every year, and is represented by 65 different countries. Bellevue College has a variety of distance learning options for the students such as online learning. Students have the opportunity to receive a variety degrees and certificates that range from a GED to a Baccalaureate degree. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits Bellevue College as a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.