About Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s campus is located in West Baltimore; the institution also has several satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves nearly 14,000* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that nearly 90** nations are represented within the student body.

* Based on annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2018.
**Based on fall 2018 credit enrollment.

Requisition Number: 2022-059
Posting Start Date: 3/24/2022
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Minimum Education: Masters
Additional Documentation: YES
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience

Associate Dean of School of Arts & Social Sciences

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Description/Job Summary

The Associate Dean of the School Arts, and Social Sciences reports to the Dean of SASS at Baltimore City Community College. Under the direction of the Dean, the Associate Dean will collaborate to help develop curriculum, course and program assessment. The Associate Dean is responsible for scheduling and personnel management of adjuncts, and will help develop budgets for the academic areas within the Division. The Associate Dean will assist the Dean in developing the day, evening, weekend, inter-session, and summer programs with a student-first focus. The Associate Dean works with the Dean, the VPAA, other administrators, faculty, and staff to deliver integrated instructional programs to promote student success in accordance with the mission, vision, and goals of the College. The Associate Dean will assist the Dean in promoting shared governance and the integration between Academic and Student affairs as it relates to advising, the Pre 100 course (Orientation), and student enrollment functions. The Associate Dean helps to foster, develop, and maintain strong relationships with local high schools, four-year institutions and public and community agencies.

Responsibilities/Duties

The Associate Dean will:

    • Assist with the coordination of personnel, schedules, resources, and data to meet the needs of the division and enhance the educational effectiveness of programs and services,
    • Recommend instructional and general policies, conduct meetings to facilitate planning, data analysis and collegial decision-making.
    • Maintain current knowledge of new trends and innovations in community colleges and higher education.
    • Assist the Dean in providing leadership for accreditation and program review, including the assessment of student learning outcomes.
    • Promote excellence in teaching and innovation in curriculum development.
    • Facilitate the partnership with high schools to expand the dual enrollment program.
    • Assist the Dean in developing guided pathways between workforce and the academy.
    • Work with faculty to plan for curriculum expansion, modifications, and deletions; and set priorities for resource needs.
    • Facilitate academic partnerships among program faculty and four-year transfer institutions.
    • Assist the dean in ensuring compliance with accreditation and regulatory requirements.
    • Work with faculty to identify grant resources to support program development and special projects.
    • Assist with recruiting and hiring adjuncts for the division.
    • Work collaboratively with the program coordinators to manage book adoptions for the division.
    • Conduct adjunct faculty evaluations and manage the process and archiving of all faculty evaluations.
    • Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned professional and support staff.
    • Work with the Dean to recruit adjunct faculty and review credentials.
    • Work with the Dean to provide oversight for the course schedule and the assignment of faculty to courses; and monitor workloads.
    • Work with the Dean and the AVPAA to manage content for the college catalog.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Skills

Competencies and Skills Required:

    • Understanding of shared governance and commitment to the mission of a comprehensive community college.
    • Collaborative leadership style; demonstrated creativity and flexibility in problem solving.
    • Current knowledge of best practices in curriculum development and course/program assessment and institutional/specialized accreditation.
    • Competency in instructional design including technology enhanced methods of course delivery
    • Understanding of innovative pedagogy and instructional design.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Proficiency in the use of research, statistical analysis, and information technologies.
    • Proven ability to provide leadership in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree in one of the disciplines in the Humanities or Social Sciences.
  • Working knowledge and implementation of assessment activities at the course and program levels.
  • Experience in course and program review.
  • 5 - 7 years of fulltime teaching in a college/university within a discipline in Humanities or Social sciences.
  • Experience in developing and coordinating curriculum and instruction.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in ensuring implementation of student learning outcomes and assessment of student learning.
  • Demonstrated commitment to academic excellence.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned Doctorate in one of the disciplines in Humanities or Social Sciences
  • An earned faculty rank at the Associate Professor level or above. 
  • Experience at the Associate Dean, Department Chair, Division Head, or Center Director level or above with a proven record of fulltime faculty supervision.
  • Experience in developing public and/or private partnerships and securing external funding.
  • Experience working with high schools to develop dual enrollment programs.
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BCCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

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