GOGEBIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE • E 4946 Jackson Road Ironwood MI 49938 • P: 800.682.5910   

Administrative Employment

Class descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee.

Job Title: Dean of Instruction

Reports to: President

Group: Administrative

SUMMARY As the Chief Academic Officer, this individual is responsible for all matters relating to instruction. Additionally, the individual is designated the institutional economic development liaison, campus crime and security coordinator, and liaison with state agencies, associations, other educational institutions, and others related to instruction.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervises faculty and instruction-related administrative personnel, which includes the assignment of instructional loads, scheduling, recruitment, retention, hiring, reassignment, promotion, evaluation, training, contract administration, negotiations, and discipline.

Directs the delivery, evaluation, revision and development of curricula. Coordinates the functions of the Curriculum Committee.

Directs the administration of the college budget and facilities related to instruction.

Coordinates the college's accreditation process and quality initiatives.

Develops, directs, and monitors instructional related grant projects.

Serves as the college liaison for local and regional economic development efforts.

Plans and organizes and administers the educational programs of the college.

Makes recommendations to the President for all new personnel assignments within the educational division of the college.

Coordinates the assignment of facilities and equipment for instructional use.

Makes final determination of schedules and assignments of faculty for all credit and non-credit courses at both on-campus and off-campus locations.

Supervises Off-Campus Instruction Coordinators.

Performs other duties as may be assigned.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Knowledge of:
Principles and practices of Academic Affairs.
Community college programs and services.
Community college administration, funding and budgeting.
Employee and labor relations.
Grant development, evaluation and administration.
Instructional technology.

Ability to:
Provide leadership in instructional administration.
Work effectively within a wide range of college related factions and interests.
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Operate a PC and related software.
Maintain effective working relationships with other people.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of the requisite knowledge, skill and abilities. A typical way to obtain these would be:

Master's in Education or related field. Doctorate preferred. A combination of seven years' experience in community college administration, instructional coordination, and teaching.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Application Process
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Interested individuals should submit a portfolio containing:

  • a letter of interest
  • a detailed resume
  • three references that include current contact information
  • GCC Application for Employment
  • unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required before employment)
  • other relevant material to:

Human Resources Attn: Ashley Paquette
Gogebic Community College
E4946 Jackson Road
Ironwood, MI 49938
(906) 932-4231 ext. 324

GCC Application for Employment.

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