Dean for Gig Harbor Campus & Continuing Education job Tacoma Washington
Dean for Gig Harbor Campus & Continuing Education job Tacoma Washington
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Dean for Gig Harbor Campus & Continuing Education Job

Employer Name: Tacoma Community College SpiderID: 8614617
Location: Tacoma, Washington Date Posted: 5/2/2019
Wage: 90,000 - 100,000 Category: Executive
Job Code:
Number Of Openings: 1

Job Description:
Position Summary
Tacoma Community College's Gig Harbor campus (GHC) was built in 1995, after more than a decade of credit and non-credit offerings in the Gig Harbor area, at various locations. Situated northwest of Tacoma across the Narrows Bridge, the Gig Harbor campus offers credit and non-credit courses. Known for providing a small, intimate learning experience, the Gig Harbor campus is ideally located for residents of the peninsula communities. The building is a unique branch campus, not far from the main campus, and offering a wide variety of programs and services. Gig Harbor is also home of TCC's Continuing Education (CE) department, which provides non-credit professional development, lifelong learning, and personal enrichment classes for both the Gig Harbor and Tacoma communities.

The dean reports to the Provost & VP of Academic Affairs, providing vision, leadership, and overall direction for the staff at the Gig Harbor campus and Continuing Education. In the absence of the college president and/or other executive leadership, this position provides visibility and college representation to the surrounding community. The position also provides oversight for a diverse range of staff members, encompassing a wide variety of responsibilities. The dean is responsible for hiring, supervising, and evaluating GHC/CE employees; monitoring building operations; maintaining a strong credit program in collaboration with academic divisions and departments; ensuring the provision of a variety of student services in collaboration with Student Affairs deans and unit managers; overseeing a strong, innovative, and successful Continuing Education department including events and activities; and maintaining fiscal and programmatic accountability.

Job Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications
Master's degree in business, education, or related discipline from an accredited college or university.
Experience with community education/lifelong learning/personal enrichment.
Three to five year's supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience in higher education administration.
Business experience and entrepreneurship.
Knowledge and experience in professional development and short-term certificate programs.
Experience developing business and community contacts.

The Successful Candidate Will Demonstrate
A commitment to TCC's mission.
Strong communication skills.
Success working effectively with diverse populations.
Successful leadership experience in program or small business management.
Experience in problem solving and conflict resolution with a focus on positive outcomes.
Ability to foster consensus and commitment to collaborative leadership.
Interest in, knowledge of, and commitment to the education and professional development or our diverse students and staff.
A strong and innovative entrepreneurial spirit.

Application Materials & Procedure
Complete application packages must include the following.
1. Tacoma Community College online application.
2. Resume & cover letter describing how your educational background and experience align with the responsibilities and qualifications.
3. Copies of transcripts for all colleges and universities attended.
4. Tacoma Community College is committed to creating and supporting a multi-cultural climate that welcomes, fosters, respects, and celebrates diversity. Please attach a statement (maximum two pages) describing your experiences with other cultures and communities, your level of cultural self-awareness and how you have integrated both experience and self-awareness into your living/working environment.

Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Temporary
Years of Experience Required: 3
Education Required: Masters
Overnight Travel:
Vacation Time: Negotiable / Other

Job Benefits:
Health/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave, Life and/or Disability Insurance

Company Profile:
Tacoma Community College has recently been listed as one of the nation's top 150 community colleges by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program. TCC is a diverse, creative and engaging institution - recognized nationally as an Achieving the Dream Leader College. The college enrolls approximately 11,000 students annually and is located on a 150-acre site in west Tacoma. The Tacoma-Pierce County area, located on beautiful Puget Sound and framed by the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges, offers residents and visitors a wealth of cultural and recreational opportunities. The city of Seattle is located 35 miles north of Tacoma.

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Teri Ievers Company Type:
Company: Tacoma Community College
City: Tacoma
State: Washington
Zip: 98466
Web Site:

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