The Director of the South Plains College Plainview Center provides direction and supervision of all SPC activities at the Plainview Center. This individual works with various supervisors on the development, administration and evaluation of all programs and services as needed to assist the students attending the SPC Plainview Center. This individual assists with the strategic planning, budgeting, and assessment of the Plainview Center. Although direct supervision of the various departments may lie with their department heads, this individual coordinates with those supervisors for the most effective and efficient use of personnel and resources. Additionally, this individual is responsible for the instructional and student support services at the Plainview Center and provides direct student service on a daily basis.
Position is located at the Plainview Center.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Works closely with administration to plan, manage, and assess all SPC activities at the Plainview Center.
Assists in providing new and continuing students with academic, career, personal and financial aid advising.
Participates in local community through outreach events, meetings, committees and groups such as Plainview First Economic Development Board, local ISD, and local service organizations and clubs.
Works closely with the Dean of Continuing and Distance Education on planning, budgeting, and management of Plainview Center programs and services.
When requested, assists departmental chairpersons in the staffing, planning, management and evaluation of instruction at the Plainview Center.
Assists with the development of Plainview Center class schedules by submitting recommendations to departmental chairpersons each term and coordinates the assignment of classrooms.
Assists in the development and execution of strategic plan and other initiatives for services and programs at the Plainview Center.
Oversees the student services and student affairs activities at the Plainview Center, including the student behavior and incident reporting processes at the Plainview Center.
Assists with Dual-Credit enrollment with specific knowledge about the admission, registration, and records processes associated with supporting these students.
Works in coordination with appropriate SPC departments to support the College Connections Program and any other college transition initiatives.
Reviews and maintains appropriate classroom schedules at the Plainview Center.
Assists with the administration of faculty evaluations.
Monitors compliance of faculty with conduct of classes and office hours as specified in the SPC Faculty Handbook.
Assists Departmental Chairpersons in resolving conflicts and disagreements involving faculty members and students.
Reports facility, furniture, and equipment needs and repairs.
Prepares budget for facility needs, as well as, instructional administration and support.
Maintains close working relationships with the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of Arts and Sciences, Department Chairs, Associate Dean of Continuing Education and Workforce Development, Dean of Technical Education, Dean of Allied Health Occupations, Dean of Students, Dean of Admissions and Records, Associate Dean of Marketing and Recruitment, Director of Financial Aid, Director of the Business Office, Associate Dean of Information Technology, Director of Student Activities, Director of Human Resources, Campus Police, and Director of Physical Plant
Serves on college councils and committees as a standing member where appointed.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Dean of Distance and Continuing Education.
The Director is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the instructional services and student services units at the Plainview Center. The Director will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with SPC policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems, including student inquiries .
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Minimum of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university. Successful higher education administrative leadership experience and familiarity in the areas of the registration and advisement is preferred. Knowledge and leadership experience in technical education is also preferred. Knowledge of the community and service area preferred.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of faculty, clients, students, and the general public.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts consistent with budget preparation.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.