School Director - School of Justice (ID# 350304)
Miami Dade College for North Campus - Miami, FL

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Salary: $92,214.00 (Flat Rate)

Job Description:
The School Director provides progressive leadership and strategic direction for the college-wide School of Justice, which includes upper and lower division academic degree programs; in-service and basic recruit training programs in law enforcement, corrections, fire, security, and other public safety fields; the Assessment Center; and the credit degree programs. Responsibilities also include planning, supervising, and evaluating areas for the development of new emerging programs related to the School of Justice. Builds key partnerships with businesses and industries and actively engages with South Florida constituents, the School advisory committee, and the Regional Training Council for Region XIV from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement addressing the education and training needs of the local workforce. This individual serves as an integral member of the College and Campus administrative teams and works with a variety of constituents to accomplish key initiatives and activities campus and college-wide
Duties & Responsibilities:
Provides leadership for cutting-edge training, educational programs, and delivery formats to meet workforce needs
Leads effective strategic planning and creates an environment that advances team building and innovation
Develops key partnerships with local, regional, national, and international businesses, organizations, and institutions
Ensures effective implementation of College policies, procedures, and guidelines
Serves on campus and college-wide committees, task forces, work groups, etc.
Monitors and ensures compliance with standards and requirements set forth by accrediting and certifying agencies, including FDLE, CJSTC, FSFC, FL DOE, SACS, etc.
Directs CJSTC Training Center re-certification process as required
Assertively pursues external funding through grants and private funding sources
Monitors and supervises School of Justice budgets, including the Region XIV Trust Fund, to support the needs of the School of Justice and the community
Oversees management of FDLE and CJSTC basic recruit training, recruit records, and reporting systems requirements
Convenes and engages the School advisory committee and the Regional Training Council for Region XIV
Energetically markets School of Justice programs and establishes effective recruitment strategies to attract students and monitors and ensures success with increasing student enrollment, retention, graduation, and job placement rates.
Hires, supervises, and evaluates selected School of Justice managers, faculty, instructors, and staff
Supports professional development and training opportunities for the School's managers, faculty, instructors, and staff. Resolves student conflicts, issues, and concerns.
Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:
Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution and six (6) years of administrative/managerial experience in the field of justice

All educational degrees must be from regionally accredited institutions
Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
Knowledge of criteria of accreditation agencies, especially the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
Knowledge of budget preparation, Microsoft office software, and specific computer programs related to area of expertise
Possess excellent organizational and communication skills (both oral and written)
Possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
Ability to supervise and train assigned staff including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignment.
Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Ability to work a flexible schedule which may include evening and weekend assignments
Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, and staff
This function/position has been designated as Essential. This means that when the College is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover and continue operations at the College.