Director, Fire Science

Johnson County Community College

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rPosition, Department: Director, Fire Science, Academic Affairs

Type of Position: Full-time Salaried, Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, hours may
vary, 40 hours per week

Pay Range: $71,500 – $94,000 and determined based on relevant
years of work experience.

Benefits Category: [Full-time

Position Summary: The Director of Fire Science, recommended by the
division dean, is charged with administrative responsibility for
specific program(s) and areas of discipline concentration within the
division structure.

In reporting to the dean of the division, the director manages the
respective department in compliance with local, state and professional
education essentials and practice; recommending personnel for hiring and
termination and conducting performance reviews; proposing and
implementing the program strategic plan and budget; maintaining open
communication channels between the program and all levels of the college
and internal and external communities of interest; actively recruiting
and retaining students; contributing to division and college activities
and committees; conducting ongoing review of program policies,
procedures and outcomes; and representing the program and college
through community and professional activities and organizations. The
director is also involved in fostering departmental affiliations and
relations; coordinating the didactic and clinical curriculum; and
facilitating matriculation of students through a selective admission
process and transition to professional credentialing and practice.

Required Qualifications:

– Bachelors or Masters degree (dependent on program accreditation
requirement) and three years managerial experience in discipline or
related field; Professional credentials and/or licenses, as
applicable, to department area(s) supervised are required.

Preferred Qualifications:

– Masters degree in discipline or related field preferred.

To be considered for this position we will require an application,
resume, and or cover letter.

Unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct faculty and
Faculty positions.

Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited to:

– Student Matriculation – Facilitates matriculation of students
through selective admission, pre-registration, retention,
– Faculty and Staff Supervision – directs the coordination,
recruitment, and selection of full-time and part-time faculty and
staff, including clinical preceptors, as indicated
– % – External Constituencies – Fosters positive relationships with
all external stakeholders. Performance is acceptable when he/she: a.
recommends cooperative agreements with other
institutions/agencies b. fosters positive external affiliate
relationships c. represents the department and the college at local,
state and national levels, as indicated d. establishes mutually
agreeable schedules and arrangements with affiliating
institutions/agencies e. assures compliance with external
accrediting, affiliate, state, and professional agency
specifications, including required data acquisition, analysis and
reporting f recommends selection and coordination of program
advisory committees, including insuring a minimum of two meetings
each academic year with dissemination of minutes to the division
office – (Essential)
– Communication – Engage in open dialogue at all levels of the college
and its surrounding community, to promote the success of all
students, and to sustain the community college mission.
– Curriculum – provides leadership for overall program curriculum
development and evaluation to assure program vitality leading to
student success.
– Management – directs the coordination of fiscal, physical and human
– Leadership – Fosters a positive environment to promote innovation
and teamwork.

Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be
added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management,
formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift
assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by
business necessity.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is
dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through
learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national
reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than
50 years. Thats five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more
resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive
tuition rates and e

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