Dean, CC (Transportation and Trades Programs) (Readvertisement)
University of Hawaii - Honolulu, HI

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Excluded, general funds, to begin approximately Spring 2013, contingent on availability of funds, satisfactory performance, operational needs, and actual staffing requirements. Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure that the academic/instruction responsibilities of the faculty members and the duties and responsibilities of staff are performed at the highest level of achievement, to support and enhance the education, student learning outcomes, and well-being of the students; contribute to the community; and support the institution and the overall strategic missions of the respective areas of assignment and campus.
  • Provide effective leadership, direction, and support in establishing, communicating, achieving, and assessing short- and long-term development goals and initiatives to promote the academic and community service missions of the programs and campus.
  • Develops and monitors a budget and expenditure plan for all approved activities including staffing plans, equipment, acquisition plans, etc. and oversees the expenditures of funds allocated to operating units; oversees inventory and equipment (new and replacement) needs for the units and the Construction Academy.
  • Lead facilitator and coordinator of the academic program and is responsible for all administrative matters, including human resources management, space utilization, financial management, program review, and budget planning and execution.
  • Coordinates the development of the Transportation and Trades Strategic Plan, College’s academic development and the Carl Perkins (CTE) vocational education plan.
  • Oversees academic affairs activities, including development of credit and non-credit offerings, apprentice training programs, journeyworker upgrading, Construction Academy, Continuing Education, federal training programs, other externally funded programs, and short-term training programs, and ensures compliance with College and University rules and regulations regarding course and program approvals.
  • Coordinates and manages internal and external credit and degree articulation agreements as related to Transportation and Trades.
  • Oversees the Schedules of Classes (SOC), assigns faculty, and assigns classroom space during the academic year and during the summer.
  • Maintains data and files required for reporting and evaluating program effectiveness
  • Implements the agreements between the College and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY) services to provide credit instruction, including assisting with applications, registration, scheduling, publication of schedules, and recordkeeping
  • Serves as the administrator responsible for programs related to transportation and trades, including construction, cooperative education, applied trades, apprenticeship/journeyworker training, Construction Academy etc.
  • Facilitates and supports the academic programs of the Construction Academy that are articulated between the University of Hawaii Community College system and the Hawaii Department of Education.
  • Manages curricular articulation and integration of DOE/UHCC classroom activity that promotes the use of math, reading, and writing skills as they engage the Construction Academy in building and construction, information and technology, or STEM related learning activities.
  • Provides leadership through effective communication internal to the College and external to the Construction Academy partners (e.g. State of Hawaii DOE, Advisory Board, union constituents, industry partners, etc).
  • Actively engage in scholarship and/or professional activity in the subject area of the respective program(s). This expected commitment is in line with the management nature of the position.
  • Responds to requests for information, problems, adjudicating disputes and grievances, within the established guidelines and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Coordinates, with the assistance of other College units, support services to provide the maximum benefits and services for students.
  • Coordinates, researches, and prepares reports and proposals for the division, components of the College reports related to divisional programs, and other proposals and reports as assigned. Edits division part of the College’s program review reports. Responsible for drafting annual reports to the legislature and the UH Community College system per program improvement, effectiveness and outcomes of the Construction Academy.
  • Provides leadership in the development of plans for the division, including division-level activities in the College’s Academic Development Plan and plans to meet student and employee needs. Adjusts plans to reflect changing conditions and policies.
  • Researches and prepares proposals for external funding through appropriate grant sources. Administers grants. Serves as a resource person and facilitator to faculty engaged in grant preparation and implementation.
  • Serves on committees as assigned. Assumes other responsibilities assigned by the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs or the Chancellor. As part of the administrative staff, initiates or contributes to the development of improved internal management practices and procedures and solutions to College-Wide problems.
  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree or equivalent.
  • Experience in an institution of higher learning involving teaching, counseling or academic support responsibilities which is at the C4 level or have demonstrated a record of comparable professional experience prior to appointment.
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • Doctorate Degree.
  • Experience as an administrator or in carrying out administrative responsibilities with emphases on personnel supervision and budget development.
  • Experience in budget preparation and planning, fiscal management, personnel selection, supervision, program and curriculum development and staff development.
  • Strong experience working with faculty members, employers, various state inter-agencies, industry partners, and labor organizations regarding vocational, and technical-occupational training and education needs and programs.
  • Experience in teaching, administration, academic planning, assessment, writing ability, and managerial knowledge and skills.
  • Knowledge of community college philosophy, vocational-technical and liberal arts education.
  • Knowledge of alternative models for delivering instruction of academic administration, of learning theory, or similar post-secondary education training.
  • Knowledge of community service mission of a community college and its interrelationship to instructional programs and support services.
  • Evidence of ability to organize and communicate effectively.
  • Evidence of resource development and computer usage in management of an educational institution.
  • Evidence of ability to provide leadership in academic program development, faculty development, assessment, student services, academic support, and continuing education.
  • Experience in grant writing, administration, and management.

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