HIRING RANGE:                 Commensurate with qualifications and experience

CLOSING DATE:                 Open Until Filled

GENERAL INFORMATION:  Brightpoint Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education and one of the largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia.  With campuses in Chester and Midlothian in the metropolitan Richmond area and at off-campus classrooms throughout the area, Brightpoint Community College provides quality educational opportunities that inspire student success and community vitality. The College’s vision is a success story for every student.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Our college is seeking qualified individuals for the Associate Dean of Business, Engineering and Technology position.  This is a full-time twelve-month administrative faculty position.

Provide high-level administrative support to the academic division by assisting the Dean in both college-wide daily operations of the division, and as appropriate, provide college-wide curriculum leadership responsibilities. The Associate Dean will cultivate constructive working relationships with the Dean, classified staff, and full-time and adjunct teaching faculty in the division, and collaborate with Associate Deans and staff in other academic divisions, as needed. The Associate Dean will report to the Dean of BET, and may act in the Dean’s place for routine and specialized administrative and academic tasks and will perform special projects as assigned.  Duties include but are not limited to providing excellent customer service to students and faculty, resolving student concerns and issues, assisting with development of the course schedule, reviewing faculty technology requests, completing adjunct faculty evaluations, assisting with program assessment, advising students, assisting with management of day-to-day operations, working on special projects, assisting with evening supervision, and serving on committees internal and external to the institution, orienting new full-time faculty and serving as a point-of-contact for faculty questions and concerns, and managing other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:  A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university; superior communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, time-management, and written skills.  The successful candidate must be able to: 

  • Supervise, manage, and develop college faculty and staff.
  • Provide evening campus coverage and to be flexible to work at both of the College’s campuses. 
  • Provide collaborative leadership. 
  • Work in a collegial, diverse, multi-ethnic, and multi-cultural college environment. 
  • Manage federal, state, and local laws/policies relevant to Brightpoint in order to ensure compliance. 
  • Assess instructional programs and review students’ learning outcomes to ensure achievement of academic objectives. 
  • Use MS Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint

Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check will be required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Postsecondary administrative experience, especially in two-year colleges; education beyond the master’s; experience with instructional technology. Candidates should have at least three years of full-time teaching experience or its equivalent (30 Adjunct Faculty teaching credits = 1 year of FT teaching), and prior academic administrative experience in a community college setting or in higher education institution.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Acceptable application packages are those submitted through the VCCS website located at https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/43232.  

REQUIRED: A fully completed state application, CV or resume to include a list of three professional references, cover letter, and copies of all applicable transcripts must be submitted through the career website to receive consideration. 

There is a limit on the number and size of attachments that can be uploaded with the application.  Documents that are unable to be uploaded in the career website should be sent via email to facultyjobs@brightpoint.edu immediately after successfully applying to the position.  Please do not submit the same document in the system and by email.

Brightpoint Community College embraces a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion that empowers anyone from anywhere to be successful in their academic and professional pursuits. We strive to provide an environment that is enriching to all by understanding and appreciating our dimensions of diversity, becoming global citizens, and welcoming new ways of engaging the unique contributions of all people.


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