Dean, Learning And Technology Resources

Website Grossmont/Cuyamaca Community College District

Dean, Learning And Technology Resources

San Diego County – Grossmont College

Transforming lives through learning isn’t just the vision of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. It happens every day with our 30,000 students who take the first step in their higher education, become trained for a new career, or learn knowledge that transforms their world perspective.

The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District honors a diverse academic community and fosters equity mindedness across our institutions. As such, the District is committed to eliminating achievement gaps among different student groups by promoting a culture of appreciation for diversity, equity, inclusivity, and social justice, and continuously examining our processes and practices through an equity lens.

The District provides an excellent health and welfare benefits package to its employees. We take care of our employees and have continued to offer medical, dental and vision coverage to eligible employees and their dependents at no charge for any of the plans we offer.

Become a part of this dedicated team in beautiful San Diego County!

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Job Summary
Application Deadline: Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.

NOTE: Application materials that are submitted on the last day of application and are timed out will not be accepted.

Department: Learning and Technology Resources

Months worked out of the Year: 12 months

FTE: 1.0

Work hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (hours may vary)

Shift Differential: None

Starting Salary Range:
Range: MG-10: $118,523 (Step A) or $123,264 (Step B) or $128,195 (Step C)
Based on education and experience

Anticipated Start Date: August 2023

Job Description


Under the direction of the assigned manager, plan, organize, and direct the operations of a major instructional or student services division; supervise and evaluate the performance of certificated and classified personnel.


The ideal candidate will share Grossmont College’s commitment to our Vision, Mission, and Values (see below), especially our commitment to working collaboratively to cultivate an equitable student-centered learning environment for our students whose backgrounds include a broad range of cultural, socioeconomic, genders, abilities, and orientations.

Vision: Empowered through a culture of inclusivity, Grossmont College strives to maintain our student-centered philosophy while working to support the ever-changing needs of our students. Along with ensuring student success, Grossmont College continues to advance our antiracism and equity work as we venture further into the 21st century.

Mission: Grossmont College serves the diverse population of our surrounding community and beyond by creating clear and accessible pathways to degrees and jobs leading to social and economic mobility for our students. We work collaboratively to cultivate an equitable student-centered learning environment, and we hold ourselves accountable for improving student outcomes through ongoing assessment, evaluation, and data-informed decision making. Grossmont College offers associate degrees; transfer preparation, including Associate Degrees for Transfer; certificate programs; career education and workforce development.

Learning and Student Success

Creativity and Innovation

Pursuit of Excellence and Continuous Improvement


Power of Diversity and Inclusion



Manage, evaluate and coordinate academic subject areas and student services in accordance with legal requirements, district policies and sound instructional and student services principles and practices.

Establish overall goals, objectives and plans; initiate and participate in overall program planning; communicate statutes, district and college policies and philosophies to division staff.

Perform the hiring, evaluation and retention of assigned faculty and staff according to statutes and Governing Board policy; plan and coordinate orientation and in-service education for professional development of program faculty and staff.

Prepare faculty teaching assignments and schedules; assign certificated and classified staff to work areas, hours and duties; orient and assist new personnel as needed.

Prepare budgets and submit through appropriate channels for approval; monitor and control assigned program-operating budgets; initiate special fund requests; determine need and priority for capital equipment and materials.

Serve as a member of district, site or other committees and task forces.

Participate in public information activities to promote and publicize total instructional and student services programs; respond to inquiries regarding curriculum or course offerings and services provided.

Prepare catalog material, class schedules and other program information as required; recommend and implement new programs to enhance the college mission and enrollment.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: Master’s degree from an accredited institution plus five years of achievement in management, supervision or leadership programs, departments or divisions within an institution of higher education, with emphasis in one or more of the areas to which the Dean position is assigned.

In-depth knowledge of the Education Code, Title 5 and other administrative regulations and the ability to apply these regulations.

Sensitivity to all facets of the community including the needs of various groups which comprise it.

Ability to successfully delegate, ensure adherence to College and District policies, practices and procedures, hold others responsible yet instill confidence among the faculty and staff.

Ability to exercise academic leadership to advance the College’s mission.

Facilitate communication and understanding of perspectives among faculty, staff, and students, within the framework of a multi-college district.

Commitment to the community college concept, including the open door philosophy and a diverse curriculum for a heterogeneous student population.

Ability to participate in the Community College planning process while participating in the achievement of the goals and priorities of the District as a whole.

Ability to work cooperatively and responsively with all segments of the College, District and community at large.

Facilitate communication and understanding among faculty, staff, students, and the community, within the framework of a multi-college district.

Dedication to keeping students informed while seeking their opinions and providing a range of student services.

Commitment to a comprehensive, student-oriented environment that facilitates learning and student development.

Additional Information


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*ATTENTION* Application materials with pictures or personal information will render your application incomplete. Please do not include any materials that were not asked for.

Having the following materials prepared and ready to attach BEFORE beginning the application may make the application experience more seamless.


1.) A complete and current resume.

2.) A 1 – 2 page cover letter describing your experience as it relates to this position.

3.) A supplemental document answering the following question:
What roles do libraries, technology, and tutoring services play in supporting diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti-racism goals? (Do not exceed 500 words)

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GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.

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Offers of employment are contingent upon successful fingerprint clearance. A processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required.

To apply, visit—Grossmont-College/DEAN–LEARNING-AND-TECHNOLOGY-RESOURCES_R-01802.

The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, a two-college district in eastern San Diego County, has been providing a high-quality education to the region since Grossmont College opened its doors in 1961 and Cuyamaca College began operating in 1978. The district is tied closely to the suburban and rural communities that it serves, providing a $1 billion economic impact to the region through its payroll, purchasing, and spending by students and alumni.

The district has a strong commitment to diversity and equity with a student population representing a broad variety of backgrounds, ethnicities, socioeconomic levels, cultures and abilities. The district strives to provide an educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding, and respect that ultimately also benefits the global community.

The colleges offer more than 150 degrees and certificates in a wide range of programs. Both colleges have signature programs that have become well-renowned. Grossmont College is recognized for its top-notch Administration of Justice, Culinary Arts, Nursing and Allied Health and Theatre Arts programs, while Cuyamaca is known for its Automotive Technology, Ornamental Horticulture, Environmental Health and Safety and Water/Wastewater Technology programs.

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