Dean of Arts & Sciences

  • Full Time
  • Quincy, IL
  • Posted on March 8, 2022
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary range begins at $64,135.

Website John Wood Community College

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Job Description

This is a full-time, exempt, 12-month position that reports to the Vice President for Instruction and is located on the JWCC campus in Quincy, Illinois. 



Under the direction of the Vice President of Instruction, the Dean of Arts and Sciences will provide leadership in promoting excellence in teaching and learning. Functions of this position include:

  • Provide direction and support to faculty in the development, revision and evaluation of departmental curriculum and programs, including program review
  • Promote student success and academic completion through departmental and College strategic initiatives
  • Provide supervision of arts and sciences faculty, adhere to the collective bargaining agreement, and conduct annual faculty/staff evaluations
  • Prepare, in collaboration with department chairs, a schedule of course offerings; monitor faculty loads; supervise instructional programs; facilitate institutional, program and course assessment
  • Serve on various on-campus, advisory, community and state-wide committees
  • Develop articulation agreements to reduce barriers to student success and completion
  • Build relationships with high school partners to increase opportunities for students
  • Coordinate the assessment and analysis of budget needs of the division; review and coordinate the use of instructional resources



This position requires a master’s degree from an accredited college or university, doctorate degree preferred.  Three (3) years of educational administrative experience at director, department chair level or above and five (5) years successful teaching experience in a post-secondary setting is recommended. Must have excellent skills in communication, organization, technology and collaboration.



JWCC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, which includes health, dental, vision, prescription insurance, vacation, sick days, personal days, paid holidays, tuition waivers for employee and dependent family members, and State University Retirement System.


We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities.  We are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status. If you are a person with a disability and need assistance applying for a job please submit a request to

How to Apply

To receive full consideration, submit a resume and cover letter by April 4, 2022, by visiting Transcripts must be sent to Position is open until filled.