Dean of STEM 082922-001A

  • Eastern Florida State College
  • Aug 31, 2022
Full time Education Management

Job Description

Eastern Florida State College is currently seeking applications for the full-time position of Dean of STEM on the Cocoa Campus in Cocoa, Florida.


The Dean of STEM is responsible for the general oversight, strategic vision, operational and active leadership of the academic departments that comprise STEM throughout the four campuses of Eastern Florida State College. The dean will also provide administrative leadership for the Cocoa Campus. Provides overall direction, leadership, supervision, and evaluation for staff and Collegewide Chair administrators for programs, operations, and activities. As Campus Administrator, serves as the chief administrative officer of the campus, providing leadership and direction for all campus activities.  Promotes the creation and maintenance of a learner-centered campus.  Acts as a liaison between the College and the community in the area of the campus(es).


The following minimum qualifications for this position must be met before any applicant will be considered:


  • Doctorate degree from a regionally accredited institution in a STEM-related discipline.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of college administrative experience and a record of scholarly and/or professional achievement.
  • Minimum of Five (5) years of teaching experience in a STEM discipline.
  • Valid Florida Motor Vehicle Operator’s license required.
  • This position will require successful fingerprinting and the candidate chosen will be required to pay the associated fee (currently $37.25). This fingerprinting fee ($37.25) is non-refundable.
  • Understanding of and commitment to Equal Access/Equal Opportunity.
  • Official transcripts of all collegiate work will be required to be considered beyond the application phase.*


*High School Diploma or GED or transcripts or official transcripts of all collegiate work (as appropriate for the position) must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment.  All foreign degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc.


Minimum physical qualifications:


  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 lbs.
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone.


The annual salary is $144,905.85.  Successful internal candidates for external job postings should be aware that their current salary does not transfer to the new position.  Salary will be as advertised in the job announcement.  Full-time employees of Eastern Florida State College receive fringe benefits including health insurance and a retirement plan. 


Applications will be accepted until filled; however, the College reserves the right to extend or conclude searches without notice. 


All applicants must apply on-line at the Eastern Florida State College Website in order to be considered for employment.  If an applicant needs assistance in completing the on-line application, he/she should contact Human Resources.  With at least 24 hours advance notice, EFSC can provide readers, Braille, audio cassettes, computer readers, sign language interpreters, and Scribes.


Applications will not be considered after the deadline date unless justified and approved for exception by the Associate Vice President, Human Resources. All successful applicants must complete New Employee Orientation prior to beginning work. 


Eastern Florida State College, Human Resources, 1519 Clearlake Road, Cocoa, FL 32922

Telephone: (321) 433-7070  FAX: (321) 433-7065  Florida Relay: 1-800-955-8770



Eastern Florida State College is dedicated to providing a nondiscriminatory environment which promotes equal access, equal educational opportunity and equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, race, national origin, color, ethnicity, genetic information, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, marital status, veterans status, ancestry, or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment.

About the college

Eastern Florida State College, located in the heart of Florida’s Space Coast, is a co-educational, publicly supported post-secondary institution that adopted its current name on July 1, 2013 with the addition of four-year Bachelor's Degrees.

An accredited institution, EFSC is recognized as one of America's leading state colleges for quality instruction, organization and innovative, leading-edge programs.