Dean, STEM Programs

Job Opportunities at Atlantic Cape

Position is exempt from bargaining unit Position Summary: Reporting to the Vice President, Academic Affairs, provides operational leadership, oversight and supervision for faculty for the areas of: Information Systems, Math/Science and Science Labs, Instructional Technology and Aviation.
Posted: 02-10-2020
Campus: Mays Landing
Salary: TBD
  • Reports to the Vice President, Academic Affairs
  • Provides executive leadership and supervision for the overall direction, management, professional development and selection of full-time and adjunct faculty. Supervises, evaluates and provides guidance to instructional and administrative personnel, including professional direction and supervision for faculty during tenure and promotion processes
  • Actively promotes a climate of collegiality and peer support for faculty at large
  • Provides leadership in the development of policies, procedures, programs and systems in support of STEM programs. Actively seeks new STEM programs
  • Develops integrated support to the career, academic, and developmental goals of students, including active support and promotion of emerging student success initiatives
  • Responds to student concerns and inquiries
  • Promotes familiarity and competence in instructional techniques including distance delivery of instruction
  • Provides oversight for all academic program reviews and program accreditation requirements covering the STE academic departments
  • Applies effective strategic planning and finance strategies in determining future development of new programs and direction of present programs
  • Uses data effectively to guide future action and program planning
  • Leads an initiative to integrate STEM programming concepts across the curriculum
  • Establishes effective relationships with appropriate members of state and local governments, businesses and community leaders in promoting programs
  • Provides oversight to the coordination with student affairs regarding articulation agreements with four-year colleges, implementation of advising, behavioral assessment initiatives, and student engagement activities
  • Provides active involvement in partnership programs between the college, local high schools, select community-based organizations, area social service agencies, and other institutions of higher learning, both two-year and four-year public/private
  • Assists VPAA with the development of the fiscal budget
  • Develops course schedules and implements class sections and assigns faculty loads accordingly
  • Proposed new academic programs or courses and makes recommendations to the VPAA regarding the development, change or deletion of programs and courses
  • Assists in the identification of grant and other external resources to enhance the STEM programs
  • Assists with development and monitoring of Perkins Grants
  • Represents the college as required
  • Ensures the STEM departments act in compliance with FERPA, Title IX, Title IV, Clery Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and other federal and state regulations
  • Serves as an internal resource to members of the college on matters related to STEM programs
  • Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements:


  •  Master’s degree in a technical or STEM discipline required
  • Doctorate preferred



  • Must have experience in STEM program development, implementation and operations with an emphasis on new program development
  • Experience in integrating STEM programming concepts across the curriculum
  • Experience working with accrediting agencies
  • Five years of progressively responsible administrative leadership in higher education setting
  • Must have experience in the supervision of tenured faculty


Competencies and Skills: 

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse administrative, academic, student and external populations.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to build consensus in a service oriented environment
  • Knowledge of theories of learning as they relate to the developmental and the adult learner and understanding organizational systems and their contributions to student academic success
  • Demonstrated ability to develop measurable outcomes and assessments strategies to formulate data-driven decisions 
  • Excellent technology skills
  • Excellent communication skills to include public speaking, report-writing and Board level presentations

This position may require flexible scheduling to include evenings and weekends and duties at any Atlantic Cape location.

Position open until filled. 

Candidates must send a letter and resume to the Human Resources Specialist, Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, NJ 08330. Email to Deadline: .

As a "New Jersey First Act" Employer, Atlantic Cape Community College requires new employees who live out of state to establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.