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College of Southern Nevada, Dean of the Engelstad School of Health Sciences (Las Vegas, NV)

College of Southern Nevada, Campus Vice President - North Las Vegas

Dean of Health Sciences

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The College of Southern Nevada seeks applications for the position of the Dean of the Engelstad School of Health Sciences (ESHS). The Dean of Health Sciences reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs and provides leadership for faculty, directors, department chairs, program leaders, students, and staff within the School. The Dean will oversee the teaching, research, special accreditations, and operational activities of all allied health departments within the Engelstad School of Health Sciences (ESHS).

Additionally, the Dean serves as a campus-based member of the Charleston Campus Vice President’s leadership team, assisting with site-based operational needs that involve students, faculty, staff, and the community. The Dean provides budget planning and supervision and actively participates in the hiring, development, evaluation, and promotion of faculty and staff within the Engelstad School of Health Sciences.

This academic leader will be responsible and accountable in building budgets for programs and departments within their School, aligning budgets to planning and results, and holding constituents and stakeholders accountable for adherence to budgets. This position ensures that each health sciences program offers a completable schedule of classes each semester, coordinates facility usage with the Campus Vice Presidents, and, in collaboration with the other School Deans and Campus Vice Presidents, oversees and guides enrollment management across the School, college instructional sites, and delivery modalities.

The Dean advises the Vice President of Academic Affairs and the Campus Vice Presidents/Provosts concerning items affecting the division in concert with the college and community (i.e., capital improvements, operating budgets, etc.) to facilitate smooth operations of the division. The Dean works closely with the community and industry advisory boards to assess needs, to initiate and sustain partnerships, and to develop, enhance and promote programs. The Dean represents CSN in the local, state, and national health care community, collaborates with other health care academic leaders across the NSHE – Nevada System of Higher Education colleges and universities, promotes a students-first culture, and seeks to maintain and continuously improve the academic standards of all programs in the School. The Dean is responsible for advancing the College’s mission, implementing College policies, and assuring compliance with all applicable accreditation requirements, education codes, and state/federal laws.

ABOUT CSN

The College of Southern Nevada is a comprehensive, multi-campus community college and the largest and most ethnically diverse institution of higher education in the state of Nevada. The college is designated as a Hispanic

Serving Institution (HSI) and a Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) by the U.S. Department of Education. CSN is one of four community colleges within the Nevada System of Higher Education, which also includes two universities, a state college, and a research institute.

Founded in 1971, CSN is the largest college in the state, operating in over 50 locations including three main campuses and eight learning centers in Clark County, covering over 8,000 square miles. CSN educates more than 50,000 unique students annually in credit, non-credit, and workforce development programs. Three of every four students attend part-time, 57 percent are female, and nearly two-thirds are students of color.

Accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, CSN offers educational opportunities in more than 70 academic programs featuring more than 180 degrees and certificates (26 degrees and certificates available entirely online), including nine bachelor’s degrees.

CHARLESTON CAMPUS

The College’s Charleston Campus is located in the city of Las Vegas. The campus is situated on a 76-acre parcel and has 743,000 square feet of academic, student service, and support space. The Charleston campus is home to the Ralph & Betty Engelstad School of Health Sciences, which houses cardio-respiratory sciences, nursing, surgical technology and sonography. Dental assisting and hygiene programs, along with a state-of-the-art veterinary nursing program, are located on this campus alongside general education classrooms and science labs.

Executive administration, the CSN Foundation and Human Resources are located on this campus, as well. In addition, a new student union opened in the fall 2019 semester, which includes a food court, meeting rooms, study space, courtyards, student government offices, advising offices, a multicultural center and other student services.

The campus location is home to unique partnerships with Clark County Library District, KNPR, southern Nevada’s public radio station, and City of Las Vegas Fire Station 6 that also serves as a learning laboratory. Located adjacent to Bonanza High School, the Charleston Campus houses CSN High School West, a collaboration with the Clark County School District that ranks among the highest achieving schools in the nation.

NORTH LAS VEGAS CAMPUS

The College’s North Las Vegas Campus is located on a 71-acre parcel. The campus has 612,000 square feet of academic, student service, and support space. Unique features of the campus include the only planetarium in Southern Nevada, the Nicholas J. Horn Performing Arts Center, Fine Arts Gallery and the CSN recreation center, home to the women’s volleyball team and the newly formed men’s and women’s basketball teams. In addition, a new student union opened in the fall 2019 semester, which includes a food court, meeting rooms, study space, courtyards, student government offices, advising offices, a multicultural center and other student services.

This was CSN’s first campus location in the Las Vegas Valley, established in 1971. Featured academic programs at this campus include automotive technology, hospitality and gaming, early childhood education, information technology and music alongside general education classrooms and science labs. Our student-run restaurant, Russell’s, as well as financial services and print services are located on this campus. The North Las Vegas Campus houses CSN High School East, a collaboration with the Clark County School District that ranks among the highest achieving schools in the nation.

HENDERSON CAMPUS

The College’s Henderson Campus is located on 72 acres and includes 218,554 square feet of building space. This campus features a variety of general education courses and specialized classes in fields such as air conditioning, aviation, welding and police training. It is also home to the Southern Desert Regional Police Academy, and the Morse Stadium and Lied Sports Complex, used by CSN’s national championship baseball and softball teams. Solar panel arrays on many of the buildings at this campus showcase CSN’s commitment to green initiatives.

In addition, a new student union opened in the fall of 2019 semester, which includes a food court, meeting rooms, study space, courtyards, student government offices, advising offices, a multicultural center, and other student services. Construction has begun on a new 73,000 square-foot health and science building that will be operated in partnership with Nevada State College. Classes will begin in this new facility in fall 2021.

HISTORY

Clark County Community College opened its doors to 402 southern Nevada students in August 1971 and enrollment grew rapidly. By the early 1990s, more than 20,000 students studied at what was then called the Community College of Southern Nevada. In 2007, the name was changed to the College of Southern Nevada to reflect the addition of niche bachelor’s degrees. Today, CSN serves more than 35,000 students across the Las Vegas Valley each semester. Each of CSN’s campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson cover more than 70 acres, with other sites and centers throughout southern Nevada. CSN specializes in two-year degrees, niche bachelor’s degrees, and workforce development that lead directly to high-demand careers or transfer to a university. The College has become an economic force within the region, with an estimated $1.1 billion annual impact.

INNOVATION FOR REAL-WORLD APPLICATION

CSN provides a grounded education based on real-world applications for real life. An academic curriculum, diverse programs and hands-on teaching delivery allow students to learn and apply practical solutions for their educational success and personal growth. The College provides excellence in teaching with an innovative, student-centered education through active learning and appropriate technology. The faculty steps outside traditional approaches, consistently demonstrating an adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit while the facilities reflect the College’s commitment to the latest in technology. CSN provides access for all to higher education, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, or economic barriers. The College community is a welcoming one for a wide range of students, faculty, and staff.

The College of Southern Nevada empowers our students and communities to achieve, succeed, and prosper. Situated in the greater Las Vegas metropolitan area, CSN’s mission ensures the College serves the diverse educational needs of the communities and businesses within the southern Nevada service area.

An Institutional Advisory Council helps link the College to the community it serves and to anticipate regional educational trends. The council, comprised of community and business leaders, provides input on College operations to the College President and state higher education officials.

The College’s Division of Workforce and Economic Development helps meet the training needs of southern Nevada’s workforce and employers. The Division is an entrepreneurial and self-supporting arm of CSN that works with the region’s business and key industry sectors in the assessment, design and implementation of customized curricula and training programs. It also provides services to students, employers, employees and adult learners seeking education opportunities, new skills and career advancement.

CSN is a growing and influential network that enables students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends to advance personally, professionally and intellectually. Its vibrant network of people and As the communities of southern Nevada continue to grow in both population and diversity, CSN’s commitment is to remain highly accessible to serve the diverse needs of an increasing population.

LOCATION

The selected candidate will discover an environment where professional satisfaction and career achievement are paired with optimal quality of life in a locale with abundant opportunities for work and play. Las Vegas has drawn millions of visitors and trillions of dollars in wealth to southern Nevada, and the economy is on the rise, named the No. 11! “Best City to Start a Business” by Forbes in 2014.

Las Vegas is an excellent base camp for outdoor recreation. Popular nearby hiking and rock-climbing spots include Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Red Rock Canyon, the National Conservation Area, Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, and Valley of Fire State Park. Residents enjoy pleasant suburban communities, including the cities of North Las Vegas and Henderson, world-class restaurants and beautiful parks.

Las Vegas features an ultra-reasonable cost of living, with affordable prices on everything from housing to utilities to groceries compared to most major cities across the nation. Thanks to its mild winters and ample sunshine, Las Vegas appeals to a variety of age groups, from retirees to millennials. There are plenty of kid-friendly activities available to keep families busy including Springs Preserve, which offers family-friendly events, in addition to its museum exhibits, botanical gardens, and unique, desert-themed playgrounds. It’s all here for the higher education professional prepared to step up to this key leadership role.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Dean for the Engelstad School of Health Sciences will oversee three department chairs, several allied health advisors, and more than 100 full-time and part-time faculty and staff. The Engelstad School of Health Sciences offers 26 programs of study, including numerous stackable credentials of value: skills certificates, certificates of achievement, associate degrees, and six bachelor’s degrees. More than 6,000 students have identified health sciences as their area of study, and more than 2,700 students enrolled in health sciences coursework in Fall 2019.

The Charleston Campus is the primary home for allied health programs and promotes community engagement as well as hands-on clinical opportunities for our students through its Dental Faculty Practice, Veterinary Nursing Clinic, and Ophthalmic Dispensing Lab, community services over which the dean has oversight.

Additionally, to meet the increasing need for trained health care providers in Southern Nevada, CSN is breaking ground on a joint venture with Nevada State College to construct a state-of-the-art health sciences building at our Henderson Campus. This new facility will allow for programmatic expansion and growth in our allied health and biological sciences, more than doubling our enrollment capacity from 1,600 students to more than 3,500 students in these areas of study. Classes will begin at this 70,000-square-foot facility in Fall 2021, so the new dean will be actively engaged in the launch of this new instructional site.

New facilities allow for additional growth as CSN continues to respond to regional and statewide workforce needs. Health Sciences faculty are currently developing the first mortuary science program in Nevada, considering expansion of the Surgical Technician program, which is currently taught between Las Vegas and Reno in partnership with Truckee Meadows Community College, and planning a refresh of a simulation lab at our North Las Vegas Campus to increase instructional capacity. These are efforts that the dean will direct and guide.

OPPORTUNITIES

  • Collaboratively launch the new Health Sciences Building on the Henderson Campus in partnership with the Dean of Science and Mathematics, the Henderson Campus Vice President/Provost, faculty, and community stakeholders.
  • Provide collegewide leadership and support for program development, assessment, and budgeting.
  • Create and foster relationships with health care industry leaders that support and promote CSN health care programming through such critical elements as clinical placements, internships, grants, faculty recruitment, and job placement.
  • Support the transition from a centralized organization to a multi-campus district model, creating a consistent student experience at each campus; primary campus responsibility is the West Charleston Campus, ensuring a completable schedule of classes and a full array of academic and non-academic support services.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a related field to those taught within the Engelstad School of Health Sciences (ESHS), OR a master’s degree consistent with the duties and responsibilities of the position, such as Higher Education Leadership, Educational Leadership, Business Administration, Public Administration or Policy.
  • Minimum six years of full-time experience to include teaching experience at the post-secondary education level in an health science discipline currently offered at CSN within the ESHS and full-time administrative or supervisory experience including hiring, developing, and evaluating faculty and staff.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A doctorate degree from an accredited college and/or university.
  • A master’s degree in nursing or other health science discipline currently offered at CSN within the ESHS from an accredited college and/or university.
  • Experience leading health sciences programs in the post-secondary environment.
  • Experience directing/overseeing a multi-site community college.
  • Experience with the development, evaluation and expansion of programs and degrees that meet workforce and industry needs and/or lead or seamless transfer.
  • Experience with the development, evaluation, and expansion of distance education and/or alternative modes of instructional delivery.
  • Experience with grant writing and management of grant funds.
  • Experience promoting collaboration, diversity, multiculturalism, internationalism, and academic accountability in a community college environment in support of the college’s mission, goals, and strategies.
  • Experience in student learning outcomes assessment and data-informed program review and assessment, including budget management.
  • Experience successfully collaborating with stakeholders in creating a positive work and learning environment in support of the college’s mission, goals, and strategies.
  • Experience with accreditation of health science programs and compliance with clinical site requirements.
  • Experience working in a collective bargaining environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience with curriculum development and revision, promoting a stackable credential model and ensuring alignment with current workforce needs; specialized programmatic accreditation and licensure requirements; assessment of student learning outcomes; and assessment methods that lead to data-driven decision-making for academic programs. The Dean will have experience with dual-credit career and technical programming, creating academic pathways from high school to college and/or the workforce. Additionally, the Dean will be a key player in the launch of the new Health and Sciences Building, slated to open on the Henderson Campus in 2021. The Dean’s role requires high emotional intelligence, consistent and ethical decision making, good judgment, and strong interpersonal communication skills to engage effectively with internal and external stakeholders and to promote the mission and goals of the Engelstad School of Health Sciences.

Salary

Salary will be competitive and based on finalist’s education and experience.

Benefits

CSN provides a robust and generous benefits package. Please visit our Human Resources Page for more information.

https://www.csn.edu/human-resources

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

The College of Southern Nevada has retained the executive search services of Gold Hill Associates to assist in the recruitment and evaluation of potential candidates for the position of Dean of Health Sciences. The position description can be found at www.csn.edu/jobs-csn.. Submission of application materials will be accepted only by email to: dennis@goldhillassociates.com.

TO ENSURE FULL CONSIDERATION, CANDIDATES SHOULD SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS TO THE SEARCH FIRM NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 4, 2020:

  1. A cover letter addressing the candidate’s qualifications experience, commitment to inclusion and diversity, and leadership philosophy
  2. A current resume or CV
  3. Copies of unofficial transcripts required only for those selected as finalists (official transcripts required of the finalist to whom the position is offered)
  4. Contact information for three (3) professional references (required only for those selected as finalists)

TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

Dennis Michaelis, Ph.D.
Search Consultant,
Gold Hill Associates

dennis@goldhillassociates.com
254-297-9896

COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN NEVADA

The College of Southern Nevada is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability (whether actual or perceived by others), religion, age, sex/gender (including pregnancy related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran status (military status or military obligations) in the programs or activities which it operates.

GOLD HILL ASSOCIATES

Gold Hill Associates is dedicated solely to community college executive searches. Operating since 1990, Gold Hill Associates has assisted over 100 community colleges in searches for new presidents and executives. We are the most comprehensive independently owned community college executive search firm in the country. We work in colleges throughout the country, from small rural institutions to sizeable urban multi-college districts. Our search procedures are effective and rely on input from all college constituencies. At all times, we respect the need for confidentiality and ensure all applicants that their application materials will be honored as such.

College of Southern Nevada, Dean of Arts & Letters (Las Vegas, NV)

College of Southern Nevada, Campus Vice President - North Las Vegas

DEAN OF ARTS & LETTERS

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The College of Southern Nevada seeks applications for the position of the Dean of the School of Arts & Letters. The Dean of Arts & Letters reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs and provides leadership for faculty, directors, department chairs, program leaders, students, and staff within the School. The Dean will oversee the teaching, assessment, and all operational activities of all departments within the School of Arts & Letters.

Additionally, the Dean serves as a campus-based member of the North Las Vegas Campus Provost’s leadership team, assisting with site-based operational needs that involve students, faculty, staff, and the community. The Dean provides budget planning and supervision and actively participates in the hiring, development, evaluation, and promotion of faculty and staff within the School of Arts & Letters. This academic leader will be responsible and accountable in building budgets for programs and departments within the School and aligning budgets for planning and results. This position ensures that each department program offers:

  • A completable schedule of classes each semester,
  • Coordinates facility usage with the campus provosts, and
  • collaborates with the other school deans and campus provosts,
  • Oversees and guides enrollment management across:
    • The School,
    • College instructional sites,
    • And delivery modalities.

The Dean advises the Vice President of Academic Affairs and the Campus Provosts concerning items affecting the Division in concert with the College and community (i.e., capital improvements, operating budgets, etc.) to facilitate smooth operations of the Division.

The Dean represents CSN in the:

  • Local, state, and national K-12 and higher education community,
  • Collaborates with other academic leaders across the Nevada System of Higher Education colleges and universities,
  • Promotes a students-first culture, and
  • Seeks to maintain and continuously improve the academic standards of all programs in the School.

The Dean is responsible for advancing the College’s mission, implementing College policies, and assuring compliance with all applicable accreditation requirements, education codes, and state/federal laws.

ABOUT CSN

The College of Southern Nevada is a comprehensive, multi-campus community college and the largest and most ethnically diverse institution of higher education in Nevada. The College is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and a Minority-Serving Institution (MSI) by the U.S. Department of Education. CSN is one of four community colleges within the Nevada System of Higher Education, including two universities, a state college, and a research institute.

Founded in 1971, CSN is the largest College in the state, operating in over 50 locations, including three main campuses and eight learning centers in Clark County, covering over 8,000 square miles. CSN educates more than 50,000 unique students annually in credit, non-credit, and workforce development programs. Three of every four students attend part-time, 57 percent are female, and nearly two-thirds are students of color.

Accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, CSN offers educational opportunities in more than 70 academic programs featuring more than 180 degrees and certificates (26 degrees and certificates available entirely online), including nine bachelor’s degrees.

CHARLESTON CAMPUS

The College’s Charleston Campus is located in the city of Las Vegas. The campus is situated on a 76-acre parcel and has 743,000 square feet of academic, student service, and support space. The Charleston campus is home to the Ralph & Betty Engelstad School of Health Sciences, which houses cardio-respiratory sciences, nursing, surgical technology, and sonography. Dental assisting and hygiene programs and a state-of-the-art veterinary nursing program are located on this campus alongside general education classrooms and science labs.

Executive administration, the CSN Foundation, and Human Resources are located on this campus, as well. A new student union opened in the fall of 2019 semester, including a food court, meeting rooms, study space, courtyards, student government offices, advising offices, a multicultural center, and other student services.

The campus location is home to unique partnerships with Clark County Library District, KNPR, southern Nevada’s public radio station, and City of Las Vegas Fire Station 6 that also serves as a learning laboratory. Located adjacent to Bonanza High School, the Charleston Campus houses CSN High School West, a collaboration with the Clark County School District that ranks among the highest achieving schools in the nation.

NORTH LAS VEGAS CAMPUS

The College’s North Las Vegas Campus is located on a 71-acre parcel. The campus has 612,000 square feet of academic, student service, and support space. Unique features of the campus include the only planetarium in Southern Nevada, the Nicholas J. Horn Performing Arts Center, Fine Arts Gallery, and the CSN recreation center, home to the women’s volleyball team and the newly formed men’s and women’s basketball teams. A new student union opened in the fall of 2019 semester, including a food court, meeting rooms, study space, courtyards, student government offices, advising offices, a multicultural center, and other student services.

This was CSN’s first campus location in the Las Vegas Valley, established in 1971. Featured academic programs at this campus include automotive technology, hospitality and gaming, early childhood education, information technology, and music alongside general education classrooms and science labs. Our student-run restaurant, Russell’s, and financial services and print services are located on this campus. The North Las Vegas Campus houses CSN High School East, a collaboration with the Clark County School District that ranks among the highest achieving schools in the nation.

HENDERSON CAMPUS

The College’s Henderson Campus is located on 72 acres and includes 218,554 square feet of building space. This campus features various general education courses and specialized classes in air conditioning, aviation, welding, and police training. It is also home to the Southern Desert Regional Police Academy and the Morse Stadium and Lied Sports Complex, used by CSN’s national championship baseball and softball teams. Solar panel arrays on many of the buildings at this campus showcase CSN’s commitment to green initiatives.

A new student union opened in the fall of 2019 semester, including a food court, meeting rooms, study space, courtyards, student government offices, advising offices, a multicultural center, and other student services. Construction has begun on a new 73,000 square-foot health and science building that will be operated in partnership with Nevada State College. Classes will start in this new facility in fall 2021.

HISTORY

Clark County Community College opened its doors to 402 southern Nevada students in August 1971, and enrollment grew rapidly. By the early 1990s, more than 20,000 students studied at what was then called the Community College of Southern Nevada. In 2007, the name was changed to the College of Southern Nevada to reflect the addition of niche bachelor’s degrees. Today, CSN serves more than 35,000 students across the Las Vegas Valley each semester. Each CSN campus in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, and Henderson covers more than 70 acres, with other sites and centers throughout southern Nevada. CSN specializes in two-year degrees, niche bachelor’s degrees, and workforce development that lead directly to high-demand careers or transfer to a university. The College has become an economic force within the region, with an estimated $1.1 billion annual impact.

INNOVATION FOR REAL-WORLD APPLICATION

CSN provides a grounded education based on real-world applications for real life. An academic curriculum, diverse programs, and hands-on teaching delivery allow students to learn and apply practical solutions for their educational success and personal growth. The College provides excellence in teaching with an innovative, student-centered education through active learning and appropriate technology. The faculty steps outside traditional approaches, consistently demonstrating an adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit while the facilities reflect the College’s commitment to the latest in technology. CSN provides access to higher education, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, or economic barriers. The College community is a welcoming one for a wide range of students, faculty, and staff.

The College of Southern Nevada empowers our students and communities to achieve, succeed, and prosper. Situated in the greater Las Vegas metropolitan area, CSN’s mission ensures the College serves the diverse educational needs of the communities and businesses within the southern Nevada service area.

An Institutional Advisory Council helps link the College to the community it serves and anticipate regional educational trends. The council, comprised of community and business leaders, provides input on College operations to the College President and state higher education officials.

The College’s Division of Workforce and Economic Development helps meet the training needs of southern Nevada’s workforce and employers. The Division is an entrepreneurial and self-supporting arm of CSN that works with the region’s business and key industry sectors in the assessment, design, and implementation of customized curricula and training programs. It also provides services to students, employers, employees, and adult learners seeking education opportunities, new skills, and career advancement.

CSN is a growing and influential network that enables students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends to advance personally, professionally, and intellectually. Its vibrant network of people and As the communities of southern Nevada continue to grow in both population and diversity, CSN’s commitment is to remain highly accessible to serve the diverse needs of an increasing population.

LOCATION

The selected candidate will discover an environment where professional satisfaction and career achievement are paired with optimal quality of life in a locale with abundant opportunities for work and play. Las Vegas has drawn millions of visitors and trillions of dollars in wealth to southern Nevada, and the economy is on the rise, named the No. 11! “Best City to Start a Business” by Forbes in 2014.

Las Vegas is an excellent base camp for outdoor recreation. Popular nearby hiking and rock-climbing spots include Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Red Rock Canyon, the National Conservation Area, Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, and Valley of Fire State Park. Residents enjoy pleasant suburban communities, including the cities of North Las Vegas and Henderson, world-class restaurants, and beautiful parks.

Las Vegas features an ultra-reasonable cost of living, with affordable prices on everything from housing to utilities to groceries than most major cities across the nation. Thanks to its mild winters and ample sunshine, Las Vegas appeals to various age groups, from retirees to millennials. There are plenty of kid-friendly activities available to keep families busy, including Springs Preserve, which offers family-friendly events, in addition to its museum exhibits, botanical gardens, and unique, desert-themed playgrounds. It’s all here for the higher education professional prepared to step up to this key leadership role.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Dean of Arts and Letters will oversee four department chairs and more than 200 full-time and part-time faculty and staff. The School of Arts and Letters offers 13 programs of study, including several stackable credentials of value: skills certificates, certificates of achievement, associate’s degrees, and one bachelor’s degree. More than 5,000 students have identified programs in Arts and Letters as their major area of study, and more than 18,000 students enrolled in Arts and Letters coursework in Fall 2019 – an indicator of the contributions that this School provides in the area of general education. The North Las Vegas Campus is the primary home for music, dance, theater programs, and the 500-seat Horn Theater, which hosts internal and external productions and events. English, communication, and art programming is offered across numerous campuses and centers. Additionally, the School of Arts and Letters boasts multiple gallery spaces across our three campuses, which feature student and faculty work as well as rotating exhibitions of artists from all over the world.

OPPORTUNITIES

  • In partnership with local industry leaders, rebuild the music, dance, and theater programs as Southern Nevada emerge from the pandemic, focusing on internships, grants, faculty recruitment, and job placement.
  • In collaboration with the International Center and other NSHE institutions, revitalize the ESL and World Languages to grow enrollment and create seamless transfer pathways.
  • Foster a culture of accountability within the Arts and Letters disciplines and provide college-wide leadership and support for program planning and development, assessment, and budgeting.
  • Support the ongoing transition from a:
  • Centralized organization to a multi-campus district model,
  • Creating a consistent student experience at each campus;
  • Primary campus responsibility is The North Las Vegas Campus,
  • Ensuring a completable schedule of classes and a full array of academic and Nonacademic support services.
  • Along with the Campus VP/provost and other college stakeholders, increase the high school-to-college pipeline in the Arts and Letters programs via dual and concurrent enrollment, summer camp experiences, and other recruitment strategies.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in a related field or consistent with the duties and responsibilities of the position, such as Higher Education Leadership, Educational Leadership, Business Administration, Public Administration, or Policy.
  • Minimum six years of full-time experience to include teaching experience at the post-secondary education level in an Arts & Letters discipline currently offered at CSN within the School and progressively responsible full-time administrative or supervisory experience including hiring, developing, and evaluating faculty and staff.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A terminal degree from an accredited college and/or university in a related field.
  • A master’s degree in a discipline currently offered at CSN within the School of Arts & Letters from an accredited college and/or university.
  • Experience working in a multi-site community college.
  • Experience with the development, evaluation, and expansion of programs and degrees that meet workforce and industry needs and/or lead to seamless transfer.
  • Experience with the development, evaluation, and expansion of distance education and/or alternative modes of instructional delivery.
  • Experience with grant writing and management of grant funds.
  • Experience promoting collaboration, diversity, multiculturalism, internationalism, and academic accountability in a community college environment, supporting its mission, goals, and strategies.
  • Experience in student learning outcomes assessment and data-informed program review and assessment, including budget management.
  • Experience successfully collaborating with stakeholders in creating a positive work and learning environment in support of the College’s mission, goals, and strategies.
  • Experience with accreditation processes and requirements in the post-secondary environment.
  • Experience working in a collective bargaining environment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience with:

  • Curriculum development and revision promoting a stackable credential model, ensuring alignment with current workforce needs;
  • Specialized programmatic accreditation and licensure requirements; and
  • Assessment of student learning outcomes; and assessment methods that lead to data-driven decision-making for academic programs.

The Dean will have experience with dual-credit career and technical programming, creating academic pathways from High School to College and/or the workforce. The Dean’s role requires high emotional intelligence, consistent and ethical decision making, good judgment, and strong interpersonal communication skills to engage effectively with internal and external stakeholders and to promote the mission and goals of the School of Arts & Letters.

Salary

Salary will be competitive and based on the finalist’s education and experience.

Benefits

CSN provides a robust and generous benefits package. Please visit our Human Resources Page for more information.

https://www.csn.edu/human-resources

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

The College of Southern Nevada has retained the executive search services of Gold Hill Associates to assist in the recruitment and evaluation of potential candidates for the position of Senior Associate Vice President for Human Resources. The position description can be found at www.csn.edu/jobs-csn.  Submission of application materials will be accepted only by email to dennis@goldhillassociates.com.

TO ENSURE FULL CONSIDERATION, CANDIDATES SHOULD SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS TO THE SEARCH FIRM NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 4, 2020:

  1. A cover letter addressing the candidate’s qualifications, experience, commitment to inclusion and diversity, and leadership philosophy
  2. A current resume or CV
  3. Copies of unofficial transcripts required only for those selected as finalists (official transcripts required of the finalist to whom the position is offered)
  4. Contact information for three (3) professional references (required only for those selected as finalists)

TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

Dennis Michaelis, Ph.D.
Search Consultant,
Gold Hill Associates
dennis@goldhillassociates.com
254-297-9896

COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN NEVADA

The College of Southern Nevada is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination based on race, color, national origin, disability (whether actual or perceived by others), religion, age, sex/gender (including pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran status (military status or military obligations) in the programs or activities in which it operates.

GOLD HILL ASSOCIATES

Gold Hill Associates is dedicated solely to community college executive searches. Since 1990, Gold Hill Associates has assisted over 100 community colleges in searches for new presidents and executives. We are the most comprehensive independently owned community college executive search firm in the country. We work in colleges throughout the country, from small rural institutions to sizeable urban multi-college districts. Our search procedures are effective and rely on input from all college constituencies. At all times, we respect the need for confidentiality and ensure all applicants that their application materials will be honored as such.

Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), President (Versailles, Ky)

Kentucky Community and Technical College System President Search

The Board of Regents of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System invites nominations and applications for the position of President of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.

The President oversees a system of 16 individually accredited comprehensive community and technical colleges with over 70 locations serving over 100,000 students annually. KCTCS has an annual operating budget of approximately $908 million and touches the lives of more than 500,000 citizens. KCTCS provides 115 academic programs awarding certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees and plays a vital role in the economic future of Kentucky. In addition to for-credit offerings, the System provides a variety of initiatives and services that are helping to develop high-skilled workers for today’s fast-paced and globally competitive workplace. The KCTCS President serves as an ex-officio voting member of the Foundation Board and provides direction and guidance to the board on its fundraising agenda to support KCTCS.

KCTCS is governed by a 14-member Board of Regents. Eight members are appointed by the Governor and six are elected members: two members of the teaching faculty are elected by faculty; two members of the non-teaching personnel are elected by non-teaching personnel, and two members of the student body are elected by students.

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System Board of Regents seeks a highly experienced, inclusive, and visionary leader who will serve the needs of the citizens of Kentucky and serve as an advocate for KCTCS with a continuing focus on the following challenges and opportunities:

  1. Advance the KCTCS mission and work collaboratively with the colleges and all constituents to move forward with the ambitious agenda to become the nation’s premier community college system.
  2. Serve in a key leadership role for the economy of Kentucky, addressing the decrease in state funding while developing new revenue sources by attracting new businesses and industries to the Commonwealth.
  3. Engage the educational attainment in order to increase student success and completion.
  4. Promote and enhance the System’s commitment to academic excellence and occupational training in order to meet the demand-driven workforce needs throughout Kentucky.
  5. Ensure the proper balance between academic offerings and customized workforce training programs.
  6. Grow educational partnerships to ensure a seamless transition with Kentucky’s secondary education system and 4-year colleges and universities.
  7. Increase communication, fostering collaboration, and unifying systemwide policies while achieving the proper balance of autonomy to the individual colleges.
  8. Continuously engage and partner with business and industry to define workforce needs, and design and provide coursework and training in line with needs across Kentucky.
  9. Update and unify technology infrastructure to support online education.
  10. Develop course delivery structures that respond to changing technological innovation.
  11. Engage college and system leadership to enhance communication between and among the colleges and the System Office.
  12. Work closely with college presidents to increase college access to centralized resources and shared service opportunities.
  13. Review System structure of staff, faculty staffing, salary structure while supporting professional development programs.
  14. Establish consistent policies across the KCTCS System.
  15. Increase the recruitment, hiring, and retention of diverse faculty and staff and the diverse enrollment and support of minority and nontraditional students.
  16. Align with the Council on Postsecondary Education and its Statewide Strategic Agenda.
  17. Work effectively with Legislators.

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System Board of Regents is seeking an innovative, visible, and accessible leader who possesses an understanding of the complexity of a large State System and a successful track record in the areas listed below.

Student Learning and Success

  1. Focus on teaching and learning and maintaining the standard of providing quality education at an affordable cost.
  2. Lead systemwide efforts to recruit and retain talented and dedicated faculty.
  3. Ensure that workforce training needs are met and strengthened.
  4. Improve student, completion, retention, and attainment rates.
  5. Knowledgeable about diverse delivery models of learning.

Strategic Leadership and Organizational Planning

  1. Provide exceptional fiscal accountability and have extensive experience managing large, complex budgets.
  2. Possesses an excellent track record with large-scale fundraising initiatives
  3. Supports professional development for faculty and staff.
  4. Have experience providing oversight and prioritizing multiple construction projects and facilities renovations.

Leadership and Advocacy

  1. Be a politically astute leader with a strong voice and extensive experience working with a state governor and federal/state legislators in advocating for the strategic higher priorities.
  2. Have extensive experience working with and for a governing board.
  3. Have a successful track record of developing meaningful community partnerships.
  4. Has a comprehensive understanding of the different needs of urban, suburban, and rural communities.

Diversity

  1. Increase diversity and actively lead efforts to recruit minority administrators, staff, faculty, and students to reflect changing populations.
  2. Advocate specific needs of non-traditional student constituency groups to support student success (ex.:  military veterans, students reentering the workforce, single parents, senior citizens and adult education).
  3. Be knowledgeable about achievement, and opportunity gap-closing methodologies.

Necessary Skills

  1. A person of vision and integrity who is compassionate and intelligent.
  2. An effective communicator with outstanding relationship skills.
  3. A respectful and fair-minded individual who values inclusiveness at all levels and has students at the heart of every decision.
  4. Proven effective leadership skills in leading a complex statewide organization.
  5. An individual who can lead decisively and strategically while facing a great amount of uncertainty.
  6. Collaborative leadership style.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. An earned doctorate degree from a regionally accredited college or university is preferred, with a minimum of a master’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  2. At least 10 years of senior-level administrative experience, preferably at a community college and/or system.
  3. Experience with business and industry and economic development is preferred.
  4. Higher education teaching experience is preferred.

Application Process

Applicants will submit the following for review:

  1. A current vita with a cover letter addressing characteristics and qualifications and
  2. A list of five professional references, including names and telephone numbers (both home and business).

The target date for applications is Monday, October 19, 2020.  Nominations and applications are accepted until the position is filled.  For additional information about the search, please visit https://kctcs.edu/presidential-search/ or collegepresidentsearch.com.

Application materials should be submitted to kctcspresidentapplication@kctcs.edu

For additional information, nominations, or confidential inquiries, contact Dr. Preston Pulliams, President/CEO, Gold Hill Associates, preston@goldhillassociates.com, (503-704-3425) or Dr. Walter Nolte, walter@goldhillassociates.com, (307-262-2576).

KCTCS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and has an affirmative duty to reasonably accommodate otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.

Lone Star College System - Kingwood; Presidential Search (The Woodlands, Texas)

Lone Star College is searching for the President for LSC-Kingwood

This position has been delayed due to the COVID-19 crisis.  Interested candidates are encouraged to watch for future announcements.

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Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion. LSC consists of seven colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs

  • One LSC
  • Advance Equity
  • Choose Learning
  • Cultivate Community
  • Student Focused
  • Own It

Purpose and Scope

The Lone Star College President provides leadership and oversight for a large college campus in a multi-campus system, including off-site centers. The President develops new and maintains/deepens existing external partnerships and community relations. In addition, the President must be a good/contributing team member of the Chancellor’s Cabinet to help develop, coordinate, and collaborate new system wide initiatives with colleagues. This role ensures the college is meeting the needs of all constituents including students, community, taxpayers, school districts, and others. As a leader, the President works with key local, state, and national leaders to accomplish the mission of college and system.

  • The Lone Star College-Kingwood President position is located at 20000 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339

Essential Job Functions:

The College President is responsible to the Chancellor of the System for the performance of the following duties:

  1. Participate in the decision making and fully support Lone Star College strategic priorities including the following:
    •  Academic and workforce
    • Student success
    • Financial responsibility and accountability
    • Educational partnerships
    • The establishment of a culture that values employees and students
    • The Lone Star College Foundation
    • A commitment to high ethical and professional standards
  2. Understand and support Lone Star College’s budgeting philosophies, allocation models and financial accountability for
    your college.
  3. Understand and support Lone Star College Human Resource policies, procedures, and practices.
  4. A knowledge, understanding, and practical application of Lone Star College policies and procedures.
  5. Function as an active member of the Chancellor’s Cabinet.
  6. Develop and implement college educational and student development programs responsive to the needs of the students and the community, and consistent with the values and mission of the System.
  7. Develop and implement a plan of college organization including hiring, termination and the assignment of responsibilities to college personnel in accordance with Lone Star College policies. Included in this plan is a demonstrative commitment to diversity reflective of the community and student body.
  8. Develop and implement a college planning and evaluation system and report the results of all such evaluations to the Chancellor in a timely manner.
  9. Represent the college in community and civic activities, supporting the programs of the LSC Foundation and maintaining positive relationships with governmental and educational entities within the college’s service area, including members of the Legislature.
  10. Ensure that the college facilities and grounds are maintained in accordance with System standards and norms.
  11. Act as the chief spokesperson for the college.
  12. Engage in appropriate professional development activities. Present at least once annually at a national level professional meeting/conference and once annually at a State or regional conference.
  13. Serve as the primary communication link between the college’s students, faculty and staff and the Chancellor and Board of Trustees. Employee shall maintain a highly professional relationship with both College faculty and staff in all forms of communication and shall abide by all system Policies and Procedures.
  14. Initial assignment and/or reassignment of duties will be made by the chancellor based on the needs of the System.

Work Schedule & Conditions:

  • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
  • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctoral degree and over 10 years of related work experience, to include at least 5 years administrative experience at the president, vice-president, vice-chancellor or associate vice chancellor level at a comprehensive community college or system

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities:

  • Integrity, highest ethical standards, and respect for the dignity and worth of individuals and groups
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, goodwill, and a sense of humor
  • Experience in providing educational or support services directly to students through teaching, student services, library assistance, or other areas of professional service where engaging students directly is required
  • Demonstrated commitment to higher education or public service
  • Proven management and leadership skills

Physical Abilities:

The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

Application Process

These searches are being facilitated by Dr. Dennis Michaelis of Gold Hill Associates. Candidates should send their materials directly to Dr. Michaelis at: dennis@goldhillassociates.com. The following items are required to be submitted directly and only to the search consultant via e-mail attachments:

  • COVER LETTER, limited to no more than 4 typed pages, detailing how your education experiences/background align with this Position Profile
  • RESUME, limited to no more than 6 typed pages

Important Note: All attachments are to be in Microsoft Word or PDF format, and file names must begin with applicant’s initials (example: ABCcover, ABCres, ABCref). The subject line in the email should reference the position being applied for, i.e., President LSC-North Harris or President LSC-Kingwood. Candidates are able to apply for both positions but must submit separate applications for each position with the appropriate subject lines.

Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. For application materials to receive full consideration, it is preferred that application materials be submitted by February 28, 2020.

Semi-finalist candidates will interview with the Search Advisory Committee in mid-April with finalist candidates interviewing in late April.

REFERENCES will be requested only of finalists and should be limited to 1 typed page, and include two supervisors, two direct reports, two full-time faculty members, and one community reference. The references must include names, titles, business and personal phone numbers, and e-mail addresses. References will not be contacted without the consultant’s prior notification to the applicant.

Transcripts will be required of all finalists. Official transcripts must be provided to Lone Star College by the successful candidate as a condition of hire.

For questions related to the search process, calendar and Position Profile contact Search Liaison Helen Clougherty, Vice-Chancellor, Chief of Staff/Board Liaison at Helen.Clougherty@LoneStar.edu

For other questions, contact the Search Consultant via e-mail noted below (including requests for a phone conversation, in which you should also list times and number at which you may be reached).

Search Consultant:
Dr. Dennis Michaelis
Gold Hill Associates
Dennis@GoldHillAssociates.com

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