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Interim Dean, Mission Center and School of ESL and Transitional Studies
Posting Type: Wide Distribution
Department: Dean’s Office-International Ed/ESL
Campus: Ocean Campus
Job Category: Administrative (Interim)
Salary (Applicant View) Compensation: The annual salary range upon entry for the position is $108,604 to $184,180. Total compensation includes a health insurance plan. New employees hired on or after January 1, 2014, contribute 2% of salary to the San Francisco Retiree Health Care Trust Fund (RHCTF).
Starting Date: July 1, 2022
Appointment Type: Administrative – Dean
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
City College of San Francisco (CCSF) is seeking an Interim Dean of the Mission Center and School of ESL and Transitional Studies. In addition to a broad range of academic programming offered at the Mission Center, the Interim Dean will be responsible for supervision of the College’s credit and noncredit English as a Second language programming throughout the College, as well as noncredit Transitional Studies programming, including the high school credit recovery program.
The Dean serves as the institutional leader and on-site Center administrator. The Dean is instrumental in the delivery of instructional and support services that address the on-going needs of the students and the community. The Dean serves as the liaison between community groups, businesses, and non-profit organizations and the College.
The Dean also serves as the liaison between senior administration, department chairs, faculty and classified staff and works cooperatively with other Deans to affect decision-making, resolve problems, and anticipate and respond to future needs and ensure the smooth operation of the instructional and support services operation of the Center, including supporting student governance and student activities. He/she is responsible for all aspects of the Center’s day-to-day operations including: mandated reporting; facility and budget management; monitoring enrollment patterns and average class sizes; and generated revenues, expenditures, and financial results. The Dean works in collaboration with other Deans and department chairs to recommend annual goals and objectives for the educational center and assumes overall responsibility for the supervision of assigned department chairs, faculty and classified staff as appropriate. He/she collaborates with appropriate divisions of the College to ensure diversity and student equity and to foster a supportive, positive, and productive environment for the Center’s diverse employees and students.
The Mission Center is located in the heart of the Mission District of San Francisco. The Center provides instructional courses and programs in areas including Transitional Studies, Business and Office Technology, English as a Second Language (ESL), Child Development, and credit General Education. A complete array of Student Development Services including admissions and records, counseling, financial aid, scholarship, student activities, multicultural retention, and learning assessment activities are offered at the Center.
Reports to: Vice Chancellor of Academic and Institutional Affairs
Academic Responsibilities/Curriculum & Instruction
1. Serve as the educational leader of the School of English as a Second Language and Transitional Studies by providing leadership on innovative student learning, student support, and program development.
2. Collaborate with Deans, department chairs, faculty, and classified staff to provide and evaluate courses, program offerings and student services that meet the Mission Center’s student and community needs; utilize effective outreach to determine if the needs of the community are being met by the Center.
3. Provide operational oversight and promote accountability and leadership in the development and review of program offerings, scheduling of classes, and teaching assignments based on student, community, and workforce needs.
4. Maintain an understanding of current ideas, research, technology, and practices pertaining to areas of responsibility through study and participation in professional organizations.
5. Provide leadership to assist department chairs and faculty with the development of credit and noncredit offerings of distance, hybrid, and in-person courses including facilitating grant applications for areas of responsibility.
6. Monitor enrollment patterns, faculty workload and hours across disciplines, cost/benefit information, employment, and other critical data to identify class schedule opportunities, issues, program development, and needed changes.
7. Cooperate with department chairs in facilitating and overseeing the resolution, where possible, of student complaints.
8. Plan and conduct regular meetings with School and Center personnel; promote a team effort; communicate relevant College deadlines, policies, procedures, applicable state, federal, and local agency regulations, and other matters of interest including career and technical education compliance to department chairs, faculty, classified staff, and students.
9. Work with department chairs to find resources to develop instructional opportunities, new programs, and needed changes that enhance student success and completion of certificates/degrees/transfer, work experience, and job placement.
10. Maintain details of day-to-day operations and building supervision of the Mission Center, including coordinating site utilization, space availability, facilities inventory, and room allocation; oversee the assignment of offices to faculty.
11. Oversee the allocation of the Center’s equipment, technology, and supplies, including maintenance, repair, storage, inventory, disposal, etc.; execute all Center-related purchase orders and documents necessary for expenditures.
Planning & Development
12. Work directly with all School faculty including department chairs and faculty coordinators to prioritize program review requests for resource allocations.
13. Provide leadership to department chairs and faculty in their assessment of student learning outcomes, labor market information, and employment outcomes as they relate to courses and programs.
14. Engage with department chairs, faculty, and classified staff to assess new technologies and software to improve andragogy and learning outcomes, improve the student experience, and enhance work environment effectiveness and efficiency.
15. Prepare annual School and Center Program Review assessment and goals, participate in planning activities, and facilitate completion of goals to ensure program accreditation, State, and Federal criteria concerning academics are followed.
16. Work with department chairs, faculty, and classified staff to plan and implement continuous improvement activities required to meet college and/or program accreditation.
17. Coordinate efforts to implement marketing, promotion, and program effectiveness feedback with the department leaders.
18. In compliance with District guidelines, recommend, implement, and monitor multiple budgets for assigned areas to ensure that the School remains fiscally sound and operates within the allocated budget.
19. Oversee the allocation of the School’s Academic Departments’ equipment and supplies funds.
20. Facilitate grant applications for Center programs and/or areas of responsibility.
Liaison/Relationships with Community
21. Aligned with the District and School mission and goals, participate in community activities and professional organizations that foster student diversity, workforce development, and access to high-skill, high-demand occupations.
22. Establish and maintain positive working relationships with area high schools, colleges, universities, employers, and community-based organizations that promote and benefit the College’s educational programs. In particular, collaborate with partners from the San Francisco Unified School District on the implementation of the Transitional Studies credit recovery program.
23. Maintain community advisory committees for the Center and attend industry advisory committee meetings if necessary.
24. Support department chairs, faculty, and classified staff by working to ensure resources and opportunities are allocated for training and professional development that promotes teaching excellence and high standards in specified skills.
25. Work with instruction and student services deans, department chairs, faculty, and classified staff to strengthen collaboration between instruction and student services to promote student success.
26. In accord with District policies, contracts, and procedures, supervise and evaluate assigned faculty, including department chairs, faculty coordinators and classified staff; review and approve documents/forms necessary to effectuate assignments and pay of supervised personnel.
27. Review Tenure Review Committee recommendations for faculty tenure, promotion, non-promotion, and dismissals for final approval to the Chancellor and the Board of Trustees.
28. In accord with District policies, contracts, and procedures, manage the professional conduct of assigned department chairs, faculty, and classified staff and collaborate with Human Resources in resolving employee disciplinary matters; where resolution is not reached at the departmental level, serve as the administrative grievance officer in employee discipline processes.
29. Promote a culture of diversity, equity, access, and student success by fostering innovation and the delivery of high-quality services to our students and community.
30. Serve on District and statewide committees as assigned, including participating collegially on CCSF Participatory Governance committees.
31. Attend Board of Trustees’ meetings, make presentations, submit reports and action items related to areas of responsibility.
32. Perform additional administrative duties and services as requested and assigned.
1. Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities to work with community college students with disabilities, various sexual orientations, and diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
2. An earned Master’s degree from an accredited college or university and one year of formal training, internship or leadership experience related to the administrative assignment.
3. Three (3) years of faculty experience in instruction or student services in an accredited postsecondary institution.
4. Strong skills in verbal and written communication, organizational management and strategic planning.
5. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
6. Proven track record as a leader, instructor, and public servant in a variety of settings.
7. Evidence of effective planning in the management, supervision, and evaluation of employees and their assigned work.
8. Demonstrated experience in managing financial resources effectively, including determining how best to utilize resources and managing budget and expenditures.
9. Demonstrated commitment to participatory governance, consensus building, and team approach to management.
[If you would like to claim equivalency, the Administrative Equivalency Application Form is available on the left side margin. This form will be considered as part of the application materials and must be submitted on or before the filing deadline as indicated on this job posting.]
1. At least three (3) years of teaching/faculty experience in instruction or student services (or the equivalent) in an accredited post-secondary institution.
2. Strong skills in verbal and written communication, organizational management and strategic planning.
3. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
4. Proven track record as a leader, instructor/ and public servant in a variety of settings.
5. Evidence of effective planning in the management, supervision/ and evaluation of employees and their assigned work.
6. Demonstrated experience in managing financial resources effectively, including determining how best to utilize resources and managing budget and expenditures.
7. Demonstrated commitment to participatory governance, consensus building, and team approach to management.
8. Bilingual/Fluent in Spanish preferred.
Choice of several health plans, plus $50,000 Group Life Insurance and Dental Care Plan.
New employees hired on or after January 1, 2014 will contribute 2% of salary to the San Francisco Retiree Health Care Trust Fund (RHCTF).
To apply for this posting, start by completing an online Application for Administrative Position at http://jobs.ccsf.edu. To be considered a candidate for this posting, the following materials must be submitted and received by the Human Resources Department on or before 11:59 p.m. of the posting filing deadline. Substitution of required document(s) is not permitted.
Applicant: Please do not send any application materials to other departments. Human Resources Department is not responsible for any documents addressed and/or sent to other departments.
1. A letter of interest (maximum 4 pages) detailing your background and experience related to the position (refer to the Duties and Responsibilities and Employment Qualifications); AND, your commitment to and experience within a diverse multi-cultural organization with a highly diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
2. A current curriculum vitae or resume summarizing educational and administrative background and experience.
3. A City College of San Francisco Electronic Administrative Position Application completed in full and applied to this specific posting online. The statement “See Resume” is not acceptable.
4. A current list of five (5) references with names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses that include: faculty, classified and/or support staff, an administrator, supervisor, and a colleague of managerial, supervisory ranking. (If you are among the final candidates, references will be contacted. The District may also contact other references not on your list, only if you are among the final candidates.)
5. Copies of transcripts verifying the degrees and majors as listed on applicant’s CCSF Application Form; official transcripts and actual verification of work experience will be required at a later date. [NOTE: Degrees and majors must be posted on transcripts to be considered in the application process. Foreign degree(s) must be evaluated before an application can be processed. Foreign Degree Evaluation sources information is located on the left side margin.]
6. Diversity Statement: Separate from your letter of interest, submit a concise response to relate several of your experiences or your involvement in circumstances or environments which strongly affected your understanding of and ability to function in a diverse community comprised of students and colleagues from varying academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientations, disabilities, and ethnic backgrounds.
Applicants bear the sole responsibility for ensuring that all application materials are complete when submitted and are received by the Human Resources Department by 11:59 p.m. on the posting filing deadline. Postmarks will not be honored. Emails are not acceptable. Incomplete application packages will not be considered. All materials become the property of the City College of San Francisco, and will not be returned. Application files for this posting will not be considered for other postings.
For additional assistance, please call Human Resources Department at (415) 452-7660.
Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation to participate in this hiring process should contact the Title 5/EEO/ADA Compliance Officer, Mildred Otis at (415) 452-5103 to make the necessary arrangements. Please be aware that verification of a covered disability under the ADA may be required.
Selection Procedure/Conditions of Employment
Applicants who meet all minimum qualifications and have all required application documents in the CCSF Human Resources Department on or before the filing deadline will be included in the initial review processes to be conducted by the Search Committee. A reasonable number of applicants who are judged by the Committee as best matching the requirements of the position will be invited for a personal interview with the Search Committee. An additional interview will be offered to applicants who are advanced beyond the initial interviews.
Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements for a CCSF Release to Work Authorization Certificate prior to appointment which include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprinting processing, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States.
As approved by the governing Board of the San Francisco Community College District, beginning October 1, 2021, City College of San Francisco requires that new and current employees, students, and business partners participate in the Covid Safety Campaign. All parties entering CCSF facilities must demonstrate proof of covid vaccination in compliance with current CDC and SFDPH guidelines. New hires must submit documentation for verification to the Human Resources Department.
City College of San Francisco reserves the right at its sole discretion to modify or to rescind this job posting at any time without prior notice.
It is the policy of the City College of San Francisco to provide all persons with equal employment and educational opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, religion, age, gender, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, disability or AIDS/HIV status, medical conditions, gender identity, or status as a Vietnam-Era veteran. These categories specifically include status as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning person in any District program or activity. For further information, contact the Title 5/EEO/ADA Compliance Officer, Mildred Otis at (415) 452-5103.
Posting Detail Information
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
Tom Boegel, Vice Chancellor of Academic and Institutional Affairs
1. Letter of Interest
3. List of References
5. Diversity Statement
1. Transcript(s) – additional
2. California Community College Credentials
3. Equivalency Application Form
4. Foreign Degree Evaluation
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