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Job Title: Assistant Dean for Health Careers position code (ADHC-18)
Location: Des Plaines / Skokie, IL United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 12/05/2017
Expire Date: 02/05/2018
Job Categories: Government and Policy, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration, Executive Management
Job Description
Assistant Dean for Health Careers position code (ADHC-18)
Oakton Community College, a caring community of educators dedicated to excellence and learning, invites applications for Assistant Dean for Health Careers

A premier comprehensive community college, Oakton is 17 miles from downtown Chicago. Oakton serves the near northern suburbs of Chicago with campuses in Des Plaines and Skokie with buildings totaling over 700,000 square feet of space resting on 192 acres. These campuses serve almost 10,000 students annually that are enrolled in over 82,000 credit hours of instruction. This position will be based out of the Des Plaines campus. The College's Operating Funds' budget (Education and Operations & Maintenance Funds) for the academic year ending on June 30, 2017 amounts to $69.3 million. The College has undertaken a five year, $68.5 million Master Plan which included the construction and recent opening of the 93,000 square foot Margaret Burke Lee Science and Health Careers building on the Des Plaines campus.

The College is known for its academic innovations, commitment to serving students, solid financial position, and supportive environment for both students and employees. Oakton seeks a Assistant Dean for Health Careers who is an innovative leader and who will continue a strong tradition of excellence.

Candidates with a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment are especially valued at Oakton.

We encourage applications from candidates who reflect the increasing diversity of Oakton's student body and community, enhance and promote engagement with other cultures, and have demonstrated a commitment to working with and as part of a multicultural faculty and diverse student body and community.

Job Description:

Basic Function and Responsibility:

Under general direction, the Assistant Dean for Health Careers assists the division dean by providing academic support for Health Careers Chairs and Coordinators and students. The Assistant Dean helps manage operational functions for Health Careers departments, and provides direct supervision for support staff. This position also helps the Dean, Chairs, and Coordinators field and respond to student inquiries and complaints. Working collaboratively with Health Careers department Chairs and Coordinators, the Assistant Dean provides leadership for recruitment and outreach initiatives for Health Careers programs.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

Plan, supervise, and delegate office management and record keeping for Health Careers departments.
Directly Supervise Health Careers Office Manager.
Coordinate efforts to develop and maintain a robust continuing education program toward the end of providing practitioners with CEUs.
Assist division dean with organizing division meetings.
Provide longitudinal enrollment analysis to division dean and Health Careers department Chairs and Coordinators.
Work with Health Careers chairs and coordinators to develop and implement a strategy for continuous Health Careers programs outreach.
Make continuous updates to Health Careers department Web pages.
Help Health Careers departments maintain a social media presence.
Working with Health Careers Chairs and Coordinators, plan and organize Health Careers program advisory committee meetings.
Assist Chairs and Coordinators with development and maintenance of partnerships with external agencies relevant to the health careers, including the development of effective articulations with area high school districts and four-year academic institutions.
Draft and execute new and/or existing clinical contractual relationship agreements with local health care, public services organizations and K-12 schools. Maintain, edit and track due dates, to ensure timely submission of agreements. Submit completed agreements to the Office of Academic Affairs for the ultimate approval by Oakton's Board of Trustees. Send signed electronic copies of completed agreements to program chairs. Mail to sites, Oakton approved agreements with return envelope and letter for ultimate site approval signatures.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Information:

The salary range for the 2017-18 fiscal year associated with the Assistant Dean for Health Careers: Minimum annual salary: $82,923. Salary midpoint: $109,818. Maximum annual salary: $136,719. Placement in the salary range is based on educational qualifications, related experience, and internal equity.

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am 5:00 pm

Appointment to an administrator position is contingent upon approval by the College's Board of Trustees.

Application Instructions:

To become an applicant, interested individuals must complete the online application linked from the posting found on the Oakton website. Electronic copies of a cover letter, resume/cv, list of three (3) references with contact information, two letters of recommendation and transcripts must be submitted by the applicant via uploading to the Oakton employment website. Please indicate the position code (ADHC-18) on the cover letter. Uploaded documents need to be under 2 MB in size and in either .doc, .txt, or .pdf format. A total of 8 separate documents may be uploaded to an application file that has been successfully submitted to the College.

An unofficial copy of transcripts must be submitted at the time of application by the applicant.

Official transcripts for all degrees earned are required prior to appointment.

Recommendation letters may either be original documents with signature or e-mailed from the reference to adminsearch@oakton.edu. Official transcripts or a placement/credential file should be e-mailed to adminsearch@oakton.edu. Official transcripts or placement/credential files sent by postal mail should be sent to:

Oakton Community College
Chief Human Resources Officer (Position Code ADHC-18)
c/o Human Resources
1600 East Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016

Please contact Matthew Robitaille, Employment Coordinator at 847.635.1868 or mrobitai@oakton.edu if you encounter any difficulties with electronic submission of these documents.

Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are required.

URL: www.oakton.edu
Qualifications & Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's degree in a discipline appropriate to health careers with credentials to teach in one of the health careers disciplines within the division.
Three years successful full-time equivalent teaching in a field of health careers and/or three years full-time experience in a healthcare facility. Must have broad knowledge of the healthcare industry.
A minimum of three years of progressive leadership in an academic environment.
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For over 40 years, Oakton Community College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies. Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.
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