Dean, Learning And Technology Resources

  • Dean
  • El Cajon, CA
  • November 17, 2022

Website Grossmont/Cuyamaca Community College District

DEAN, LEARNING, AND TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES

R-01590

San Diego County – Cuyamaca 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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Application Deadline: Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at 11:59 p.m.

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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: January 2023 or sooner

Job Description

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

Cuyamaca College seeks talented and dedicated candidates who share our strategic vision focused on student success, social justice, equity, and anti-racism. We especially seek candidates with a high level of cultural competence and who have successfully worked with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds.

Situated on a tree-studded, 165-acre oasis, Cuyamaca College is among the most picturesque campuses in beautiful San Diego County. Built in 1978, the college is home to a remarkably diverse community and is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. Cuyamaca College is proud to be recognized for its equity-minded and innovative approaches that facilitate clear educational and career pathways for our students. For more information about Cuyamaca College, please visit: https://www.cuyamaca.edu

SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Vice President of Instruction, the Dean of LTR provides visionary leadership in support of learning and technology resources. The dean supervises assigned academic and classified personnel and coordinates learning and technology programs, resources, and budgets.

The LTR Dean oversees five major departments within the division.

  • Learning Assistance (including tutorial services)
  • Distance Education
  • Library Operations
  • Instructional Technology Services (technology maintenance and tech support) Website Support
  • The Dean works collaboratively with other campus departments to coordinate these various services.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Demonstrate a commitment to and support of Cuyamaca College’s vision, mission, and values in the LTR Division’s programs and services and within the institution.

Demonstrate a commitment to and support of diversity, equity, inclusion, anti-racism, and accessibility in support of student success and retention.

Manage, plan, coordinate, and evaluate division programs in accordance with legal requirements, district policies, state guidelines, and sound instructional principles and practices.

Communicate statutes, college policies, procedures, and philosophies to assigned staff and to other college employees and students when appropriate.

Assist with 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; assign certificated and classified staff to work areas, hours, and duties.

Facilitate the resolution of student, instructor, and staff conflicts and problems.

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.

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Sensitivity to and an understanding of students from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, racial, and ethnic backgrounds; students who are differently abled, and students who identify as part of the LGBTQIA+ community.
  • Knowledge of one or more of the five areas to which the Dean is assigned (Learning Assistance/Tutoring, Distance Education, Library Operations, Instructional Technology Services, Website support).
  • Ability to advance the College’s vision, mission, and values in the LTR Division’s programs and services and within the institution.
  • Ability to advance the College’s strategic goals related to access, success, retention, eliminating equity gaps, and increasing equity in hiring in the LTR Division’s programs and services and within the institution.
  • Commitment to the collaborative decision-making process and the collegial process, including the ability to work effectively and cooperatively with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Ability to exercise leadership to support instructional technology and learning resources, including interfacing with District, policies, procedures, and information services.
  • Ability to participate in the College planning process while participating in the achievement of the goals and priorities of the District as a whole.
  • Commitment to the community college concept, including the open-door philosophy and a diverse curriculum for a diverse student population.
  • Commitment to the delivery of equity-minded online learning.
  • Commitment to a comprehensive, student-centered environment that facilitates learning and student development.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use technology to support workflow, problem-solving, and communication.
  • Ability to consistently perform duties with concern, courtesy, and respect for others, to employ a team approach through collaboration and empowerment of staff, to exhibit creativity and flexibility in a time of continuing change, and to seek solutions using effective problem-solving techniques.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Ability to interpret, articulate, and implement pertinent state and federal laws and regulations concerning community colleges, including Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Title 5 Regulations including 10+1, and the California Education Code.
  • Ability to develop and implement programs and services that foster student academic success.
  • Understanding of the teaching/learning process, curriculum, professional development, library, distance education, and enrollment management within the context of institutions of higher education.
  • Ability to facilitate communication and understanding of perspectives among faculty, staff, students, the community, Chancellor, and the Governing Board within the framework of a multi-college district.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:

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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.

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REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS (APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

  1. A brief, current resume (under 4 pages)
  2. A 1-2 page cover letter that describes how you meet the qualifications of this position and your knowledge of or experience with the 5 departments in the division (tutoring, distance education, technology services, library, website support)
  3. A 1-2 page document that answers the following questions:
    1. How would you use software applications to support your work in this role?
    2. As LTR Dean, how would you advance the College’s strategic goals related to access, success, retention, eliminating equity gaps, and increasing equity in hiring?
  4. Official or Unofficial transcripts from an accredited college or university

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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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