BMK. Dean of SPC Reese Center

SUMMARY

The Dean of the South Plains College Reese Center provides direction and supervision of all SPC activities at the Reese Center. This individual will work with various supervisors on the development, administration and evaluation of all programs and services as needed to assist the students attending SPC Reese Center. This individual will also assist with the strategic planning, budgeting, and assessment of all activities at the Reese Center. This person will provide for the daily oversight of all aspects of the Reese Center. Although direct supervision of the various departments may lie with their department heads, this individual will coordinate with those supervisors for the most effective and efficient use of personnel and resources. This individual is responsible for the instructional and student support services at the Reese Center.

 

LOCATION

Position is located at the Reese Center.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works closely with administration to plan, manage, and assess all SPC activities at the Reese Center.
  • Works closely with the Vice President for Academic Affairs on planning, budgeting, and management of Reese Center programs and services.
  • When requested, assists departmental chairpersons in the staffing, planning, management and evaluation of instruction at the Reese Center.
  • Assists with the development of Reese Center class schedules by submitting recommendations to departmental chairpersons each term and coordinates the assignment of classrooms.
  • Assists in the development and execution of strategic plan and other initiatives for services and programs at the Reese Center.
  • Oversees the student services and student affairs activities at the Reese Center, including the student behavior and incident reporting processes at the Reese Center.
  • Assists with Dual-Credit enrollment with specific knowledge about the admission, registration, and records processes associated with supporting these students.
  • Oversees the coordinates with Texas Tech University and the appropriate SPC departments to support and maintain the Gateway Program and any other college transition initiatives.  
  • Reviews and maintains appropriate classroom schedules at the Reese Center.
  • Assists with the administration of faculty evaluations.
  • Monitors compliance of faculty with conduct of classes and office hours as specified in the SPC Faculty Handbook.                                                                                             
  •  Assists Departmental Chairpersons in resolving conflicts and disagreements involving faculty members and students.
  • Reports needed facility, furniture, and equipment needs and repairs.
  • Prepares budget for facility needs, as well as, instructional administration and support.
  • Maintains close working relationships with the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of Arts and Sciences, Department Chairs, Associate Dean of Continuing Education and Workforce Development, Dean of Technical Education, Dean of Allied Health Occupations, Dean of Students, Dean of Student Life, Dean of Admissions and Records, Associate Dean of College Relations, Director of Financial Aid, Controller, Associate Dean of Information Technology, Director of Student Activities, Director of Human Resources, Campus Police, and Director of Physical Plant.
  • Serves on the Building and Grounds Committee, Recruitment and Retention Committee, Safety and Health Committee, and other committees where appointed.
  • Attends the Administrative Council, Academic Council and Departmental Chairpersons meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Dean is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the instructional services and student services units at the Reese Center. The Dean will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with SPC policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems, including student inquiries.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Minimum of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of three years related successful administrative experience. Expert knowledge in the areas of the registration and the data management systems of the POISE system is required. A minimum of three years of college-level experience in each of the areas of student services and admissions and records is preferred. Knowledge in the area of instructional technology is also preferred.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of faculty, clients, students, and the general public.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts consistent with budget preparation.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

 

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 and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently 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, color vision, peripheral 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 essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 


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