Dean of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

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Dean of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Type: Staff

Requisition No: 17-121

Active Since: October 25, 2017

Starting Compensation: commensurate with experience

Percentage FTE: 100%

Department: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Location: SCC


St. Charles Community College seeks a full-time Dean of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences who will provide responsible leadership for the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Division, including the delivery of all programs and courses, supervision of all division faculty and staff, manage budget, implement and enforce College policies and procedures.

Other Duties:

  • Maintains and supports high level of academic quality for student learning and provides leadership that contributes to increased student retention and success.
  • Provides leadership to the development of class schedules with a focus on productivity and meeting the needs of students. Oversee the growth of online education and dual credit for the division.
  • Develops and maintains departmental budgets.
  • Identifies strategies for developing new programs and evaluating existing programs.
  • Administers proper academic program development, promotion, recruitment and review.
  • Stays current on classroom teaching practices/techniques within department and collaborates with faculty to identify new innovative approaches to instruction.
  • Communicates information to faculty and staff in a timely and professional manner.
  • Promotes and advocates for the division’s departments internally and externally.
  • Provides leadership that builds collaboration, trust and respect within and between departments.
  • Provides leadership and administrative direction to full-time and part-time faculty, department chairs, program coordinators and various support staff. Routine interpretation and enforcement of board/college policies.  Supervision of classroom activities.  Coordination and supervision of all Arts, Humanities, and Social Science activities. 

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Experience hiring, developing and supervising employees.
  • Knowledge of budget development and administration.
  • Familiarity with scheduling and technology needed to monitor and support enrollment.
  • Knowledge of the community college mission and an awareness and understanding of the needs of underrepresented students.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to effectively resolve conflicts when needed.
  • Awareness of best practices in various instructional delivery modes, including on-line education.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent from an accredited institution; at least three years administrative leadership experience in an educational setting. Some teaching experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Doctorate degree from an accredited institution. Three years administrative experience at a community college.  Community college teaching experience.

To Apply:

Please submit cover letter and resume to or you may send via mail to St. Charles Community College, Attn: Human Resources Job #17-121, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Cottleville, MO 63376. View all job openings at

St. Charles Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application for Employment

Applications for Employment* (PDF) may be completed, saved and emailed to Applications are also available in the Human Resources Department and may be mailed, faxed or hand delivered to the following address.

Human Resources Department
St. Charles Community College
Administration Building – Room 1242
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive
Cottleville, MO 63376
Phone: 636-922-8421 Fax: 636-922-8293

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General Information

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for a follow-up interview.

A position is posted for a minimum of five days after which applicant screening and selection begins. Positions are removed from posting once filled. These postings reflect general job duties and minimum qualifications rather than comprehensive descriptions of positions. Any unsolicited resume, related document or application that does not indicate application for a specific vacant position will not be accepted, acknowledged, retained or considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The College is committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunity regarding the treatment of students, faculty and staff. The College adheres to a strict non-discrimination policy in student admission, educational programs, activities and employment regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Complaint Procedures

The college maintains a complaint procedure for the purpose of investigating and providing prompt and equitable remedy.

Student inquiries concerning the complaint procedure or discrimination concerns may be made to the vice president for academic and student affairs, 636-922-8356, Room SSB 2110 or as an alternative, to the dean of student success, 636-922-8238, Room SSB 1104.

Employee and applicant inquiries concerning complaint procedures or discrimination concerns may be made to the vice president for human resources, 636-922-8300, Room ADM 1242. Reports may also be made to any administrative officer of the college.


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