Overview

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The dean for the school of healthcare sciences is responsible for the leadership of the faculty and staff in the school including LPN, ADN, OTA, PTA, MA, and HIT programs.  The dean is also responsible for the math, science, and aviation programs.  The dean builds partnerships across the college and within the community, spearheads college initiatives, promotes educational innovations, and establishes a credit schedule which promotes student completion. The dean of the school of healthcare sciences reports directly to the vice president for academic services and student development.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruits, orients, supervises, and evaluates staff, program coordinators, director, and faculty.
  • Responsible for scheduling and staffing of all credit courses in collaboration with the deans of other schools, online education, concurrent enrollment, and enrollment management.
  • Approves faculty class schedules.
  • Provides day-to-day support for faculty, addresses faculty concerns, and supports faculty innovations.
  • Responds to student issues and supports student initiatives.
  • Oversees program accreditation activities and compliance.
  • Manages school office, budget, and labs.
  • Serves as a member of the president’s cabinet.
  • Collaborate with other leadership and members of the college community to advance the college’s goals, mission, and strategic plan.
  • Acts as administrative liaison with committees and councils.
  • Coordinates faculty professional development, particularly in pedagogy, grant writing, and interdisciplinary learning, with emphasis on continuous improvement of technical skills and curricular innovations.
  • Promotes the college’s interests with internal and external constituencies.
  • Develops and maintains an operational manual.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the vice president for academic services and student support

About Lehigh Carbon Community College

About LCCC

Founded in 1966, Lehigh Carbon Community College serves more than 9,700 credit and 4,100 noncredit students each year from Lehigh, Carbon, Schuylkill and surrounding counties and offered more than 90 programs of study in business, education, communication, computer science, technology, humanities, health care, science, engineering and math.

From the main campus in Schnecksville and modern sites in Allentown, Tamaqua and Lehigh Valley International Airport, Lehigh Carbon offers two-year associate degrees, certificate and specialized diploma programs, and workforce training for students studying either full-time, part-time or online.