AB Tech Dean, Emergency and Public Services

Position Type   Full Time Regular

Contract Length           12 months

Expected Work Schedule         Standard

Anticipated Days          Monday - Friday

Anticipated Hours        8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., occasional overtime

Anticipated Hours per Week     40


Job Description Summary       

The Division Dean has the responsibility for coordinating activities of the departments within the Division, assists Vice President for Instructional Services and the Vice President for Economic & Workforce Development/Continuing Education (EWD/CE) in administering College policies by performing the following duties.



• Serves as the College administrator at A-B Tech Woodfin;

• Oversees development, operation, and evaluation of divisional programs;

• Oversees student learning outcome assessment, academic advising, and strategic planning for the Division;

• Implements College policies and procedures;

• Recruits and develops faculty;

• Develops and manages budgets in conjunction with the Vice President for Instructional Services and the Vice President for EWD/CE;

• Coordinates with the department chairs and coordinators/directors to give timely and accurate publication of continuing education class schedules and marketing of continuing education offerings;

• Assists with establishing and maintaining affiliation agreements for the clinical training sites for Emergency Services programs;

• Serves as the liaison with the various accrediting bodies and state boards for the emergency services programs. Ensures timely submission of accurate documentation to these agencies;

• Reviews contracts, time sheets, and schedules for curriculum and continuing education classes;

• Meets with professionals from emergency services community concerning their overall training needs;

• Verifies that all faculty in the Division meet the credential requirements for the College, SACSCOC, and other accrediting agencies;

• Provides feedback to employees on performance;

• Identifies and encourages professional development activities;

• In conjunction with the Coordinator, Buncombe County Emergency Services Training Facility, oversees all instructional operations of the facility;

• Serves on campus and community committees;

• Establishes partnerships with area fire departments, law enforcement agencies, hospitals, and EMS agencies in Madison and Buncombe County;

• Performs other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Instructional Services and by the Vice President for EWD/CE.


Minimum Requirements          

1. Master’s degree in Criminal Justice, Emergency Medicine, Fire Science, or a related field;

2. Ten years of experience in an Emergency Services Field;

3. Supervisory experience.


Preferred Qualifications          

1. Experience teaching curriculum or continuing education classes in a higher education setting;

2. Experience working in an emergency services field (law enforcement, EMS, or fire) in North Carolina;

3. Demonstrated proficiency in a foreign language and/or second language, including American Sign Language.


Special Instructions to Applicants       

1. Upon submitting your on-line application, unofficial transcript must be uploaded to your application for the related degree(s) listed in the “Minimum Requirements” and/or “Preferred Qualifications” section of the job posting. The unofficial transcript must list the individual courses taken. Diplomas will not be considered in lieu of an unofficial transcript;

2. If the transcript required to be submitted at the time of application does not list the degree conferred or awarded, candidates invited to interview will be required to submit an unofficial transcript with this information two business days prior to the interview;

3. If selected for hire, official sealed transcripts from a regionally accredited institution are required to be received a minimum of two business weeks before the first day of work. Failure to comply may result in revocation of the job offer.


Posting Detail Information

Applicant Review         01/02/2018

Start Date         02/05/2018           

Keep Open Until Filled Yes

Salary Range    $63,696 - $79,608

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Closing Date (If Any): 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Statewide (No County)
Certification Level: 
Advanced EMT
Other Credentialed