Dean, School of Mathematics, Science & Engineering

Website Southwestern Community College District

Dean

Southwestern Community College District

Work Site: 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Department: School of Mathematics, Science & Engineering

District Values

Incumbents in District positions are expected to exhibit an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, and employees, including those with physical or learning disabilities, and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.

Responsibilities:

Under administrative direction, plans, organizes, controls, and provides administrative direction and oversight for all operations, activities, programs, and services of the assigned School; oversees School-wide educational planning and program development in accordance with missions, goals, and objectives of the District and School; articulates and implements assigned academic programs with other District divisions, schools, officials, outside agencies, and the public; fosters cooperative working relationships among District divisions and departments and with various public and private groups; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the Vice President, Academic Affairs in areas of expertise; and performs related work as required. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

• Assumes full management responsibility for all assigned academic themed programs, services, and activities.

• Develops, directs, and coordinates the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the School; establishes, within District policy, appropriate budget, service, and staffing levels.

• Oversees and is responsible for School-wide educational planning and program development in accordance with missions, goals, and objectives of the District and School; oversees administration and monitoring of assigned School programs and services to ensure compliance with established curriculum and content standards and requirements; develops, analyzes, and implements curriculum standards to meet student needs; oversees development and implementation of new courses, programs, and instructional activities.

• Oversees the coordination of communications, personnel, resources, curriculum, schedules, and information to meet the instructional needs of the assigned School and enhance the educational effectiveness of assigned programs and services.

• Manages, develops, and administers the department’s annual budget; participates in identification of and application for external funding sources, including developing industry partnerships; directs the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; directs the monitoring of and approves expenditures; directs and implements adjustments as necessary.

• Selects, trains, motivates, and directs School personnel; recommends the establishment of new classified and academic positions; evaluates and reviews work for acceptability and conformance with School standards, including program and project priorities and performance evaluations; works with employees on performance issues; implements discipline and termination procedures; responds to staff questions and concerns.

• Conducts faculty review, evaluation process, class visitations, and administrative evaluations.

• Oversees and participates in reviewing faculty curriculum and provides technical advice on changes and modifications to curriculum; works with faculty on curriculum development and transfer articulation proposals.

• Oversees and participates in reviewing Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) and assessments; advises faculty and provides feedback and recommendations; provides technical training to faculty on SLO development and assessment procedures and guidelines; develops and updates reports tracking the progress and status of curriculum, SLO, and assessment for all courses and programs within the School.

• Coordinates School programs, services, and communications between administrators, faculty, staff, other schools, centers, departments and divisions, outside agencies, governmental agencies, students, and the public; establishes and maintains partnerships in support of School activities.

• Responds to difficult and sensitive student and faculty inquiries and complaints and assists with resolutions and alternative recommendations.

• Performs related duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Abilities:

MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF:

• Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of projects, programs, policies, procedures, and operational needs.

• Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review, and evaluation, and the training of staff in work methods and procedures.

• Theories, principles, and practices associated with higher education curricula and instruction, student support services, student learning, and student success.

• Development, implementation, and assessment of student learning and/or service area outcomes.

• Principles and practices of enrollment management.

• Contemporary issues of inclusion, social justice, diversity, access, and equity as related to higher education.

• Methods and techniques for the development of presentations, business correspondence, research and reporting, and information distribution.

• English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.

• Modern office practices, procedures, technology, and computer equipment and applications, including word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications.

• Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively interacting with students, staff, faculty, representatives of outside organizations, and members of the public, including individuals of diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, physical ability, and sexual orientation.

ABILITY TO:

• Provide administrative and professional leadership and direction for the School and assigned program areas.

• Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, physical ability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

• Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, local, and District laws, regulations, ordinances, policies, and procedures.

• Delegate authority and responsibility.

• Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques.

• Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.

• Gather and analyze data, evaluate alternatives, and make sound recommendations.

• Maintain accurate databases, records, and files.

• Effectively manage priorities in complex and diverse operational units.

• Effectively use computer systems, software applications relevant to work performed, and modern business equipment to perform a variety of work tasks.

• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, using appropriate English grammar and syntax.

• Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions.

• Use tact, initiative, prudence, ethics, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.

• Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

• Provide leadership and work collaboratively and productively with all stakeholders, including faculty, students, administrators, support staff, unions, and the community.

Education and Experience:

Minimum Qualifications: (Faculty and Academic Administrator Positions Only)

A Master’s degree

OR

Possession of a valid California Community College Supervisor Credential

OR

The equivalent

AND

One (1) year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment.

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience teaching in higher education in any of the following fields: mathematics, computer science, biological sciences and related fields, physical sciences (including astronomy, chemistry, geography, geology, oceanography, physics), or engineering.

Salary

Range 49, $12,302.58-$14,953.67 plus $2,090.00 annual stipend for earned Doctorate Degree. An excellent benefits package which includes medical, vision, dental, retirement, vacation, generous sick leave package, and life insurance is available for the employee and eligible dependents.

Start Date

As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the subsequent governing board approval.

Screening Deadline

All application materials must be received on-line at https://jobs.swccd.edu. Position is open until filled. Applications received by the first screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, January 7, 2022 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Approximately). Work schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the department. Successful candidate may be assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista, National City, Otay Mesa, and/or San Ysidro).

Additional Information:

We regret we are unable to accept faxed, e-mailed, mailed, or hand delivered application materials. Only complete application materials submitted through SWC online system will be accepted. To complete and submit your application for this position, please visit our online employment website at https://jobs.swccd.edu. All required information must be submitted online before the review date and time indicated on the job posting.

A confirmation number will be assigned if your application packet has been successfully submitted. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Human Resources Office at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910; telephone: (619) 482-6395 or e-mail to employment@swccd.edu.

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the review deadline date. A separate, complete application packet is required for each position for which you are applying for. All materials included in your application packet become District property, will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.

Candidates selected for employment with Southwestern Community College District must be fingerprinted by an electronic fingerprinting service (i.e. LiveScan) within 10 days of employment; provide clearance of tuberculosis (dated within the past 4 years and renewed every four years as a condition of continued employment) within 60 days of employment; provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

In addition to the above, for Faculty/Administrator positions (only), successful candidate must submit official (sealed) college transcripts confirming date degree conferred and/or a valid CA Community College Credential.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the time the interview appointment is scheduled.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

The Southwestern Community College District shall not discriminate against any person in employment or in any program affiliated with the District on the basis of age, ancestry, color, ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, race, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

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If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security Report, which contains this information, you can stop by the SWC College Police Department or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (619) 482-6390.

The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention; public safety authority; crime reporting policies; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking; the procedures the College will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the College or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

This information is required by law and is provided by the SWC College Police Department.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Plan (DAAPP) – More information about the DAAPP, including the Drug Free Environment and Drug Prevention Program Policy and Procedure and Biennial report can be found in the Health and Safety Section of the campus Consumer Information page (http://www.swccd.edu/index.aspx?page=1084)

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