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Lansing Community College

FT Admin - Director, Social Sciences and Humanities

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Work status: Regular/Continuing
Location: LCC Downtown Campus
Categories: Administration
Work type: Full Time
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Title: FT Admin - Director of Social Sciences and Humanities

This posting is open until filled

The date after which applications are not guaranteed review is: 9/10/2021

Hours Per Week: 40 Hours

Compensation Type: Annual Salary

New Hire Starting Pay: 60,653 - 62,776

Full Pay Range for Position: 60,653 - 92,686

Employee Classification: FT Admin-Union

Level: FT Administrative-2

Division: Arts & Sciences Division - 407000

Department: Social Sciences & Humanities Dept - 407200

Campus Location: LCC Downtown Campus

Position Type: Regular/Continuing

Bargaining Unit: AFT

Job Summary:

Report to the Dean of Arts and Sciences. The Director provides administrative leadership, direct supervision, and advocacy for a subset of programs in the English, Humanities, and Social Sciences Department. Primary responsibilities include: establishing positive, collaborative and creative environments for teaching and learning in support of a diverse student, faculty and staff population; recruiting, hiring, supervising, mentoring, and evaluating faculty and staff; guiding the use of Department resources and budget to assure program and student outcomes are achieved; working cooperatively with faculty to identify and implement learning tools and technologies that enhance program content and delivery; steering initiatives relating to course, curriculum and program assessment in a broader context of continuous quality improvement; determining with program faculty and Division leadership the schedule and staffing of course offerings; providing problem solving and conflict resolution in addressing both faculty and student concerns; and, representing both the Department and the Division on college-wide teams as well as in the greater community. The Director position is an administrative role that combines leadership, stewardship and management skills to ensure the Department operates efficiently and effectively. Must demonstrate a commitment to the diversity of a multi-cultural population, as well as work effectively in a team-based environment, seeking continuous improvement and adherence to the community college philosophy. The Director must be able to make decisions based on what is best for the college as a whole and to work collaboratively with others to resolve issues, understanding that student learning needs and student success are important priorities.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree (from a regionally accredited college or university)
Teaching experience.
Effective leadership and communication skills with faculty, staff, students, College administration, and the public.
General knowledge of typical office technologies such as Microsoft office, Skype and WebEx and how they relate to both instructional and administrative practices.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s or PhD degree (from a regionally accredited college or university) in a Social Science or Humanities discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.
College-level teaching experience.

Lansing Community College is an equal opportunity, educational institution/employer.


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