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Dean of Vocational Instruction
Wharton County Junior College

Date Posted Jan. 8, 2019
Title Dean of Vocational Instruction
University Wharton County Junior College
Wharton, TX, United States
Application Deadline 2/4/2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Dean
  • Administration - Academic Unit
    Academic Affairs
    Undergraduate Education

Closing Date/Time: 02/04/19

Salary: Negotiable

Job Type: Administrative Full Time

Location: Wharton Campus, 911 Boling Highway, Wharton, Texas

Position Description:

The Dean of Vocational Instruction is responsible for planning, developing, facilitating, and coordinating vocational programs reporting to the Vice President of Instruction (VPI) of Wharton County Junior College (WCJC). The Dean oversees these educational programs to ensure they are in compliance with state and regional accreditation and certification standards and meet any State and/or Federal agency guidelines. The Dean of Vocational Instruction is a member of the President's Cabinet, the Extended Cabinet, and serves (and may chair) various instructional committees. The Dean assists, as necessary, the VPI in other instructional activities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

This position will be located at the WCJC Wharton Campus.

This position requires a Master's degree from any regionally accredited institution; doctorate preferred. A minimum of three years of full time supervision as a vocational program director in a community college or university and two years of full time teaching experience at the high school or college level is required. Incumbent must have knowledge of budgeting, planning, monitoring instructional programs and knowledge of theory of leadership-alternative techniques and styles for guiding, motivating, and directing individuals under various situational conditions to achieve effective performance. This position requires a comprehensive knowledge of educational curriculum and program development and knowledge of current educational theories and practices. An ability to present ideas, facts, opinions, perceptions, and information in a written form accurately, thoroughly, and in a manner easily understood by the intended audience and the ability to work effectively with a diverse and multi-cultural student body and staff is required. This position requires knowledge of techniques for identifying problems and determining the most appropriate course of action for their resolution.

To be considered for this position, all qualified applicants must attach to their online application the following documents:1) Copy of college transcript(s) showing completion of a master's degree2) Curriculum Vitae/Resume3) Cover LetterAll documents must be attached to one online application to be considered. Please re-open your application form to verify all documents are properly attached.

Application Instructions:

Please apply online at If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. This application can be saved and used to apply for more than one job opening. Please be sure to attach all required documents listed in the job posting in order to meet minimum requirements.

Wharton County Junior College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the institution's policy, in compliance with Title IX as implemented, to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age or disability. Questions regarding employment practices may be directed to the Director of Human Resources Department, WCJC, 911 Boling Highway, Wharton, TX 77488


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