Position title
Dean of Academic Affairs (CTE)

Summary of Position

Red Rocks Community College exemplifies extraordinary. We are dedicated to our Vision and Mission, which promote student achievement, staff empowerment, and community engagement. We live our values: Integrity, Collaboration, Learning, Inclusiveness, and Communication. We encourage applications from individuals whose background and interests align with our commitment to inclusiveness and welcome you to visit the RRCC Inclusion & Diversity webpage for additional information.

With an unrivaled reputation grounded in our Values, we stand out as a cutting-edge model in higher education. We are one of the first community colleges in the country to offer both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs. Our continued pursuit of excellence is instilled in our employees and has inspired a dynamic and passionate culture.

Position summary:  This position exists to provide leadership and administrative support for teaching and learning through organization of human, capital and operational resources.  This position currently oversees the Business, Computer Technology, Skilled Trades, and Visual and Performing Arts departments.

This position is not remote. The selected candidate must be able to begin work (in-person) no later than August 01, 2023.


Description of Position


Supervision, Management and Leadership: Provide leadership and supervision for full-time faculty, professional technical, and instructional staff.   Evaluate and assign faculty, classified, and professional technical staff in accordance with respective plans. Make informed staffing recommendations to the Vice President of Academic Affairs. Develop divisional and departmental leadership teams. Create, monitor and/or participate in committee work that promotes the goals of the division and instruction. Verify and approve employee contracts including part-time contracts and full-time overloads.

Strategic Planning:  Formulate and implement strategies for instructional delivery, marketing, technology, educational support, and other initiatives through collaborative efforts with instructional faculty and staff, instructional departments and other campus constituencies.

Fiscal Management: Develop and Administer instructional budget in collaboration with the Vice President of Academic Affairs, faculty and staff. Justify and effectively manage all appropriate operating budget categories including acquisitions, maintenance and inventory of capital. Lead, administer and oversee grants. 

Program Development:  Initiate and coordinate instructional teams and external groups to develop and implement programs and curricula.

Student Resource:  Serve as arbiter for student complaints, consider student requests, work with faculty to address and resolve issues.

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Job Location
13300 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood, 80228
Job Type
Employment Type
$96,099.00-$105,709.00 Per year
Date posted
April 25, 2023
Valid through
June 21, 2023
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Position: Dean of Academic Affairs (CTE)

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