We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. Massasoit currently offers 41 associate degree programs in arts, sciences, and applied sciences and 24 certificates. The College also offers non-credit workforce development certificates; corporate training courses; adult basic education; personal enrichment classes; and Early College programs for high school students.
Students of color make up roughly half of all students enrolled and more than half of all Massasoit students are first generation to attend college. More than 900 students graduate from Massasoit with an associate degree or certificate each year.
Brockton, Massachusetts, home of Massasoit's largest campus, prides itself on its diversity of cultures and is home to approximately 95,000 residents. In addition, the college has a campus in Canton, a satellite location in Middleborough, and annually serves students from more than 35 cities and towns in Southeastern Massachusetts. Massasoit is one of the largest community colleges in the state.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer who is committed to increasing diversity across all levels of the college. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this value are strongly encouraged to apply.
The role of the Division Dean is to serve as the academic leader and manager for the division in working to fulfill Massasoit's mission and reach the goals of the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education's Equity Agenda.
Responsibilities and Duties:
The duties of the Division Dean of Nursing and Allied Health include:
FACULTY AND STUDENTS
Adhere to all administration guidelines and deadlines of the Collective Bargaining Agreements for full-time and part-time staff.
Work with program directors to schedule and staff all day, evening, weekend, online, hybrid and video conference classes and computer classrooms in the Division.
Work with the Early College Program to establish and support relationships with local high schools as well as develop and staff classes for training and transfer credits.
Calculate faculty teaching workloads and adjust teaching assignments when necessary.
Recruit, orient, supervise, and evaluate all full-time and adjunct faculty in the Division.
Support and collaborate with faculty on the inclusion of High Impact Practices.
Support faculty and professional staff in meeting professional development expectations.
Manage day-to-day activities of faculty and students in the Division, including attempting to solve all first level student, faculty, and staff grievances, disciplinary issues, grading issues, waivers and student appeals, and room changes.
Attend networking events areas to identify and recruit adjunct faculty.
Recommend promotions, tenure, reappointment/non-reappointment, sabbatical leaves, hiring, and personnel action as specified in the Collective Bargaining Agreements.
Participate and lead faculty in response to statewide initiatives.
CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENTS AND SUPPORT
Encourage and expedite departmental curriculum development within the Division including the creation, revision, implementation, and/or removal of courses.
Develop a formative assessment plan that includes benchmarking at the completion of each semester; develop a plan that addresses issues identified by this assessment.
Provide leadership for faculty in designing and implementing yearly student learning outcome assessment activities, as well as the use of enrollment and other data for program improvement.
Analyze and use data effectively to inform course offerings and program development.
Develop and oversee advisory boards for Division programs.
Develop and coordinate appropriate Divisional program accreditations and approvals as needed.
Assist in and support the reviews of academic programs as they occur in the program review process.
Assist department chairs and/or faculty in the creation of certificate program offerings, encourage program revisions where applicable, keep communication lines open within departments for program upgrades.
ACCREDITATION AND COMPLIANCE
Maintain current knowledge of the standards and guidelines of the Accreditation Commission for Nursing Education, the Joint Review Committee on Education of Radiologic Technology, the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, the Association of Polysomnographic Technologists, the American Association of Medical Assistants and the American Dental Association.
Create and maintain current contracts with hospitals, clinics, doctors' offices, dental offices and clinics, in consultation with Massasoit Community Colleges' legal staff.
Maintain current OSHA regulations for the laboratories, the Dental Clinic and the Phlebotomy Laboratory.
Provide accreditation guidance and currency to assist department chairs for each allied health and nursing national accrediting boards.
Provide guidance for protocols for exposures and emergency procedures for all allied health and nursing students.
Provide leadership for the allied health and nursing department chair meetings that establish policy and procedures for the division.
Serve on Advisory Boards of Respiratory Care, Radiologic Technology, Nursing Education, Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting and Phlebotomy.
Staff and maintain laboratory personnel for the working laboratories including Respiratory Care, Radiologic Technology, Dental, MRI, Polysomnography, Medical Assisting and Phlebotomy.
Maintain hazardous chemical lists and provide appropriate procedures for disposal for medical waste.
Be a CORI and SORI officer for all allied health and nursing students applying to the programs.
Ultimately be responsible for meeting safety standards protocols regarding MSDS sheets, safety plans, laboratory safety equipment and hazardous waste disposal.
Identify new health care program development options and contribute to approved new program development initiatives.
COLLEGE AND DIVISION ADMINISTRATION
Recruit, orient, supervise, and evaluate all full-time and part-time professional staff and student workers.
Demonstrate a commitment to the diversity and sustainability efforts of the College.
Collaborate with Division faculty and staff in establishing and implementing the Division's strategic plan.
Provide leadership and direction to faculty and professional staff in the development of initiatives and activities that promote student success and help to meet expected program outcomes, as well as align with Massasoit's mission, vision, and values.
Serve as Cost Center Manager for the Division Dean's budget and associated grants.
Oversee requests for new or upgrades to IT equipment and software as needed.
Hold periodic Division and department chair meetings.
Attend academic department meetings on a regular basis.
Maintain up-to-date email and personnel lists.
CROSS-DIVISION AND EXTERNAL INITIATIVES
Collaborate with the Transfer Services team to establish transfer agreements with baccalaureate schools as well as comply with Mass Transfer programs standards.
Work with the Corporate and Community Education Division to create workshops, certificates, and non-credit courses as appropriate.
Collaborate with personnel of other College divisions to ensure effective program recruiting and project implementation, with particular attention to work with Admissions, Advising, Marketing & Communications, the Massasoit Foundation, and program assessment partners.
Serve on appropriate internal college-wide and external professional committees or taskforce groups.
Seek and/or collaborate with the grant writing team in writing or reviewing grant proposals that will strengthen the Division or the College.
Represent the College in interactions with various community agencies, businesses, and similar groups.
Serve as a collaborative member of the Academic and Student Affairs senior leadership team.
Focus on the Commonwealth's Equity Agenda by applying related best practices throughout all job functions.
Other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in a related field
Minimum of 3-5 years of teaching at the college level
Understanding of the community college history, mission, and students
Minimum of 3-5 years of college academic administrative experience or equivalent
Terminal degree in a related field
Minimum of 3-5 years of teaching at the community college level
Minimum of 3-5 years of community college academic administrative experience or equivalent
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.
COVID VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: Candidates for employment should be aware that all Community College students, faculty, and staff are required to be fully vaccinated by January 2022. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status records; details of how to fulfill vaccine record verification requirements will be provided during the hire and onboarding process.
Position Status: Non-unit Professional, full-time state funded with benefits.
Hours: 37.5 per week
Salary: $104,249 - $135,526 (annually), commensurate with education and experience.
Worksite: Assignments will include all Massasoit sites
Deadline to Apply: You will need to apply in order to be considered for the position. Please note, applications may be considered until the position is filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply by January 12, 2022.
A cover letter and resume are required, please apply online. Resumes will NOT be considered without an accompanying cover letter.
Please Note: Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor and in person. Failure to comply, may result in application withdrawal.
Massasoit 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 Chief Diversity Officer & Title IX Coordinator, Yolanda Dennis, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, 508-588-9100, x1309, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 219, [email protected], the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions.Recognizing that our diversity is an important source of our strength, we respond to the needs of our community and expect that everyone at Massasoit respects the rights and affirms the dignity of all people. We strive to construct a safe and trustful environment where together we can engage in open dialogue.