Central Lakes College is hiring an Administrator that will cultivate CLC's culture of caring and our strategic pillars—inspires learning, advances innovation and transforms lives—at the Staples Campuses. The Dean will provide leadership and supervision of the Staples Campuses and academic programs in Health, Transportation, Manufacturing, and Agriculture for two rural campuses located in Staples, MN. Working under the direction of the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, the Dean will be the key contact for the Staples campuses and assist with the daily operations in non-academic departments such as student affairs, facilities, etc., in addition to representing CLC as part of the executive leadership team in the Staples Community.
The Staples community, including Todd and Wadena counties, is an active, growing community offering a wide array of activities and amenities: With small town appeal, Staples has rich arts programming, a vast variety of businesses of all shapes and size, a top-rated healthcare system, and a school system with a history of academic and athletic excellence. The Dean of the Staples Campuses will have a key role in developing relationships and partnerships within the community while growing academic programs and supporting college initiatives.
Master's degree required from an accredited college or university.
Three years of teaching experience.
Three years of supervisory and leadership experience.
Experience with program and/or regional or national accreditation.
Demonstrated experience working with Career and Technical programs.
Ability to develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Demonstrate knowledge of and interest in diverse cultures and populations.
Demonstrate a willingness to participate in activities supporting a culture of caring.
Excellent interpersonal communication, human relations, conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.
Ability to travel (20%).
Work experience in higher education.
Experience in Allied Health, Manufacturing, Agriculture, or Transportation programming.
Previous experience as an administrator in a college or university, preferably within the Minnesota State system.
Experience in strategic planning and budget development.
Excellent listening, interpersonal and customer service skills.
Effective project management skills and the ability to analyze, interpret and present data.
Central Lakes College - Brainerd and Staples is one of 32 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (www.mnscu.edu), offering excellent, affordable education in 46 communities across the state. We are a comprehensive community and technical college serving about 6,000 students per year. With a knowledgeable, caring faculty and modern, results-oriented programs in comfortable facilities, CLC is the college of choice for seekers of success. Our roots are deep in a tradition dating to 1938 in Brainerd and 1950 in Staples. Communities across central Minnesota are filled with our graduates.Central Lakes College is an equal opportunity educator and employer.CLC is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and education opportunity. No person shall be discriminated against in the terms and conditions of employment, personnel practices, or access to and participation in, programs, services, and activities with regard to race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, or membership or activity in a local commission as defined by law.