Valencia College — Dean, Communications

Valencia College is now seeking a Dean of Communications for our West Campus, to join our dedicated team of educational leaders. Join an organization committed to helping our students reach their full potential by providing them with the right opportunities, the right tools and the right support.

The Dean of Communications is a front-line learning leader of the college and a member of the Campus President’s executive staff, responsible for promoting academic, administrative and fiscal leadership in accordance with Valencia’s Strategic Learning Plan.

Recognized as one of “The Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, we understand the importance of fostering a collaborative environment that fosters collaboration and creativity and achieving a true work/life balance.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution [required]  or higher in English, Speech, EAP, Journalism, Mass Communication, Literature, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, OR MFA in Writing, Creative Writing OR a Master’s degree plus 18 graduate semester hours in English, Speech, EAP, Journalism, Mass Communication, Literature, Writing, Linguistics, or Applied Linguistics.
  • A PhD from a regionally accredited institution is preferred.
  • Extensive Communications experience and college level teaching experience.
  • Leadership and supervisory experience of faculty and administrative staff.
  • Experience with supporting, managing and assessing division programs that will support student learning.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral, written, and presentation skills; exceptional listening skills.
  • Leadership experience in providing conflict resolution, mediation and negotiation of student, staff and faculty concerns.
  • Strong multitasking abilities and the ability to meet work deadlines.
  • A demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion and the ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.

Location:
Orlando, FL 32811 – West Campus

Department: Communications Office WEC

Salary: $94,834 – $116,172 per Year

Closing Date: Friday February 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM EST

Equal Employment Opportunity
Valencia College is an equal opportunity institution. We provide equal opportunity for employment and educational services to all.

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