• Associate Dean - Public Safety Division

    Posting Date: 2 months ago(8/7/2018 3:21 PM)
    Job ID:
    # of Openings:
    Public Safety Training Center - Appleton
    Hours Per Week:
    Weeks Per Year:
    Work Schedule:
    Flexibility in schedule is required.
    Anticipated Start Date:
    September 2018
    Internal Applicant Salary/Rate:
    Based upon the applicable compensation structure
    Posting Duration:
    Position will be posted for a minimum of five days and will remain open until the needs of the position are met
    Shift Differential:
  • Basic Functions & Responsibilities

    Provides leadership and assists in managing division operations and instructional programming of the Public Safety Division throughout the Fox Valley Technical College District in alignment with the vision, mission, values, and purposes of the organization. The associate dean directly supervises several instructional departments, programs, and related staff within the division and serves in a back-up capacity for the division dean.

    Essential Job Functions/Secondary Job Functions

    Essential Job Functions


     1.    Coordinate instructional programming and curriculum.

    • Manage focused areas of instructional programming and related staff as assigned.
    • Provide overall coordination and support for division continuing education programming.
    • Provide overall coordination and support for assigned contract services delivery.
    • Provide overall coordination and ensure the development, modification, and documentation of division curriculum within state and district policy.
    • Provide leadership to the development of new programming in the division.
    • Actively lead and support student academic assessment strategies, ensuring that student learning is assessed and documented.
    • Lead departments’ program evaluation through the Strategic Improvement Process (SIP) and accreditation processes, as applicable.
    • Serve as the division liaison to all regional centers and campuses to ensure the development of, and consistency in, the delivery of instruction, involving department chairs as appropriate.
    2.   Provide leadership in developing flexible program and course delivery options for the division.
    • Foster and coordinate the use of alternative delivery in divisional programming.
    • Coordinate division transitions programming and projects for high school students (e.g., Youth Options, Tech Prep, HS Academies) in cooperation with related departments, and involving faculty as appropriate.
    • Develop, coordinate, and oversee shared degree programs with other technical college districts and articulated programs with four-year colleges, as appropriate.


    3.   Assist in division-level planning, budget development, and budget management.

    • Assist in developing, managing, and monitoring division budgets as assigned.
    • Assist in conducting annual operational planning (prioritization, implementation and evaluation) in areas such as facilities, computer technology, equipment, etc.
    • Develop projects, grants, and corporate partnerships to aid in program updates, modifications, and new program development.

    4.   Assist with overall division management.

    • Assist in the continuous monitoring and improvement of division productivity utilizing key indicators such as FTE production, numbers served, cost effectiveness, contract services revenue and cost recovery, faculty workloads, class sizes, program inquiries and applications, graduate and placement data (monitor by overall division and by program).
    • Hire, supervise, direct, and evaluate division faculty and staff as assigned.
    • Ensure that continuous improvement efforts are implemented in the division through well-managed and well-documented projects.
    • Assist in developing, monitoring, and using balanced scorecard measures at the division level.
    • Provide leadership to functional and cross-functional teams as assigned within the division.
    • Serve as a member of the ­­­ Health Division Leadership Team to facilitate communications and coordinate division operations.


    Secondary Job Functions


    1. Serve as a division liaison to Student Services regarding program admissions, enrollment, and graduation, involving department chairs and faculty as appropriate.
    2. Implement and support academic advising of program students.
    3. Address student issues as appropriate.
    4. Provide direction for the development and maintenance of active advisory committees for assigned programs, addressing district policy requirements.
    5. Develop and maintain community linkages appropriate to the role of associate dean.
    6. Participate on institutional committees, projects, task forces, etc. as appropriate.
    7. Promote involvement of students and staff in co-curricular student organizations.

    Qualifications, Training and Experience


    1. Master’s Degree in a Public Safety related field or educational administration is required.
    2. Two years of occupational experience outside the field of education is required.
    3. Three years of managerial supervisory experience is required, preferably at the community/technical college level.
    4. Two years of teaching experience is required, preferably at the community/technical college level.

    Essential Aptitudes, Skills, Knowledge and Personal Characteristics


    1. Ability to work effectively with administrators, faculty, support staff, students, employers, and business/community representatives.
    2. Experience in curriculum development and student assessment, with emphasis on competency-based instruction.
    3. Commitment to student learning and student success.
    4. Ability to work with diverse student, staff, and community populations.
    5. Demonstrated success record in team-based operations and management.
    6. Experience in planning and implementing a variety of learning options through alternative forms of delivery, and applying technology to teaching and learning.
    7. Experience in the development and delivery of customized training programs for business/agency clients.
    8. Commitment to customer service and continuous improvement.

    Benefits (eligibility requirements may apply)

    403B and 457 Retirement Plans, Bereavement Leave, Campus Care Clinic, Dental Insurance, Emergency Leave, Employee Assistance Program, Fitness Center at Appleton Main Campus, Flexible Spending Account, Group Legal Benefits, Health Insurance or if applicable Cash Option Plan, Health Savings Account, Long Term Disability Insurance, On-Site Child Care Facility at Appleton Main Campus, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Pet Health Insurance, Short Term Disability Insurance, Sick Leave, Spousal and Child Life Insurance, Supplemental Employee Life Insurance, Term Life & AD&D Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Vision Insurance, Wellness Program, Wisconsin Retirement System Pension Benefit (plan eligibility requirements apply)


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