Dean of Business, IT and Family & Consumer Services

Northwood Technical College   Ashland, WI   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 17, 2024
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Excellent full time opportunity available at any of our campuses. Take your career and your experience to the next level.

Northwood Technical College is seeking applications from qualified candidates for a full-time Dean of Business, IT and Family & Consumer Services at any of our four campus locations (Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake, or Superior).

The Dean of Business, Information Technology, and Family & Consumer Services provides instructional leadership and administration to designated programming areas of the College. This Academic Affairs position is responsible for program oversight and planning including program compliance activities, process improvement efforts for course, program and institutional assessment, program scheduling, and new, expanded and pathways program development. The Dean develops, communicates, and monitors program metrics and benchmarks related to enrollment, retention, graduation, and career placement. The dean works collaboratively with all areas of the college to facilitate program and student success. In addition, the dean oversees and monitors program budgets and grant-related projects.

Additional responsibilities include participation in Academic Affairs-related facilities planning, engaging in regional community activities, communicating, and participating in Academic Affairs initiatives, and giving presentations to potential educational and industry partners.

The Dean of Business, Information Technology, and Family & Consumer Services supervises and coaches the Associate Dean and Academic Affairs Program Associate and may also supervise additional staff and faculty. This position reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Qualifications, Degree & Experience Required:

  • Master’s degree
  • Four years related work experience
  • One year Supervisory/Leadership experience
  • Two years (four semesters) full-time post-secondary teaching, eight semesters part-time post-secondary teaching, or four years secondary education teaching combined with part-time post-secondary teaching experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally
  • Ability to contribute to a team environment while maintaining accountability and motivation in self and others
  • Strong customer service skills that focus on inclusivity, community, and continuous quality improvement
  • Problem-solving skills that employ critical thinking
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite (or similar software program) and the ability to effectively apply technology to tasks and projects
  • Experience leading projects through time management and effective delegation
  • Ability to obtain driver’s license and insurance coverage in accordance with College policy


  • Experience leading projects through time management and effective delegation
  • Experience managing budgets
  • Experience managing grants
  • Experience in strategic and operational planning


  • FY24 Salary - Grade P - $95,238 / year


  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Health Savings Account/Flexible Spending Account
  • Long Term/Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Wisconsin Retirement System
  • 403(b)/457(b) Retirement Savings
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Leave

Commitment to Diversity
Northwood Technical College is committed to promoting a learning environment where employees and students of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue career and academic goals embraced in an environment of respect and shared inquiry. The College seeks to attract ethnically diverse instructors and staff who can inspire our increasingly diverse student population. We seek candidates who demonstrate the ability to communicate and effectively interact with people across cultures, ranges of ability, genders, ethnicities, and races.

Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator
Northwood Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, service in the uniformed services, veteran status, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions or status in any group protected by state or local law in employment, admissions or its programs or activities.