The College of the Marshall Islands, a community college located in the warm central Pacific six degrees north of the Equator on Majuro atoll, seeks a qualified person to join our leadership team. The College of the Marshall Islands is the national college of the Republic of the Marshall Islands and seeks to be the role model for community colleges in the Pacific region.
Position â€“ Dean of Workforce Development and Continuing Education
Under the direction of the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Services, the Dean of Workforce Development and Continuing Education plans, directs, manages, evaluates, and provides leadership for the activities, operations and academic units of workforce vocational development and continuing education programs.
Plans, directs, manages, evaluates, and provides leadership for the activities, operations and academic units of workforce vocational and continuing education programs.
â€¢ Works with workforce vocational and continuing education
faculty; provide administrative leadership for the
development, review and currency and local relevance of
workforce vocational and continuing education programs.
â€¢ Directs and coordinates respective course offerings, faculty
teaching schedules and related room assignments for
â€¢ Collaborates with Human Resources in the succession
planning, recruitment, selection and orientation of regular
contract and adjunct faculty and staff; evaluates regular
contract and adjunct faculty and staff within designated
â€¢ Acts as the first administrative/supervisory contact for
workforce vocational and continuing education faculty,
professional, technical and support staff in resolving
employee relations issues.
â€¢ Develops and maintains operating budgets and facility needs
for the assigned disciplines; maintains budget control.
â€¢ Promote program growth by implementing strategies which
maximize student recruitment and retention.
â€¢ Participate in resource development and grant writing.
â€¢ Work with Department Chairs and the Dean of Academic Affairs
to analyze, coordinate, and recommend class schedules and
â€¢ Coordinate marketing of programs through the preparation of
materials for the college catalog, schedule of classes,
brochures, ads and press releases.
â€¢ Coordinates the program review process including the design of
accountability systems for tracking and compiling program
data, service outputs and student outcomes and follow-up
studies; coordinates instructional unit planning.
â€¢ Collaborates with other local economic development entities to
develop strategic plans and identify training needs for
â€¢ Represents the College on a wide variety of community based
Education and Experience
ï‚§ A vocational/technology related education with a Masterâ€™s
degree from an accredited institution in Business
Administration or a vocational/technology related discipline.
ï‚§ Two or more years of experience in higher education program
ï‚§ Experience in higher education site administration, including
planning and evaluation.
ï‚§ Techniques and practices related to federal and state
vocational and continuing education programs (e.g.VTEA,
Technical Preparation and economic development) and related
grant and funding practices.
ï‚§ Techniques and practices designed to appraise the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of
community college students.
ï‚§ The needs, problems and challenges associated with the college
ï‚§ Current curriculum, and instruction, articulation, program
inventory and program approval processes.
ï‚§ The accreditation standards and the accreditation process.
ï‚§ Facility management, scheduling and budget management
ï‚§ Effective pedagogy that addresses the challenges of educating
ï‚§ Grant writing and accessing external funding resources.
ï‚§ Provide leadership in the development, review, and support of
vocational and continuing education programs.
ï‚§ Lead in the development and conduct of self-development
ï‚§ Work as a team member in a shared governance environment.
ï‚§ Develop, evaluate, and use data in decision making; to develop
and coordinate strategic planning; and to manage complex
ï‚§ Promote instructional innovation.
ï‚§ Create and maintain documents, including spreadsheets and
databases, using computers and standard office software.
ï‚§ Support the academic growth and success of college students,
faculty and staff.
ï‚§ Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.
ï‚§ Demonstrate commitment to community and campus activities.
ï‚§ Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those
contacted in the performance of required duties.
ï‚§ An inspiring leader, who is passionate, dedicated, flexible and
ï‚§ An earned doctorate from an accredited institution in a
discipline appropriate to the academic needs of the College of
the Marshall Islands.
ï‚§ Experience with international students or the Pacific region
is highly desirable.
ï‚§ Experience working with residential students in higher
education settings is highly desirable.
ï‚§ Citizen of the Republic of the Marshall Islands
Salary and Benefits Offered at the College of the Marshall Islands:
USD$35,213 to $50,305. Salary placement is depending upon
relevant education, training and experience.
- Two-year initial contract
- Transportation from the point of hire to the Marshall Islands
- Moving in allowance of USD $2,000.
- Up to $9,000 housing allowance
The Republic of the Marshall Islands has only a national wage tax and no state or local wage taxes. As a result, the total withholding on earning can be substantially less than in many locations, including the U.S. U.S. citizen may also enjoy additional tax benefits based on non-resident status.
It is recommended that applicants check with their financial or tax advisors for details of the tax benefits of non-resident status.
We will accept applications for the position until filled. Applicants must submit:
â€¢ CMI employment application (found at the CMI jobs website www.cmi.edu )
â€¢ a cover letter
â€¢ unofficial transcripts
â€¢ 3 professional references letters
The College of the Marshall Islands is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The College of the Marshall Islands requires pre-employment reference and background screening.
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