Director Eastern Sierra College Center

Website Kern Community College District

Director Eastern Sierra College Center (11month/40hr)

Kern Community College District

Salary: $100,045.59 – $131,268.47 Annually

Job Type:

Job Number: FY21-22-00790

Location: Bishop/Mammoth, CA

Department: ESCC

Basic Function

The Director, Eastern Sierra College Center, reports to the Vice President, Academic Affairs, and is for the development and administration of the Bishop/Mammoth Campuses and programs. The Director has supervision responsibility for the year-round program.

Representative Duties

1. Development and administration of the Bishop/Mammoth Campuses and its programs.

2. Provide leadership and supervision for instructional, student, and administrative services.

3. Provide leadership to assess the needs of, and develop partnerships with area high schools, public and private agencies, businesses, and community groups.

4. Build and maintain effective working relationships with Cerro Coso College employees.

5. Develop, implement, and evaluate annual goals and action plans.

6. Develop, implement, monitor, and assess programs to meet curricular, student support, and service area needs.

7. Implement and maintain the established system to collect data for program evaluations, grant proposals, and reporting purposes.

8. Develop an annual schedule of courses and coordinate faculty assignments with academic chairs, including interactive TV offerings.

9. Develop programs and activities to increase student enrollment and student persistence.

10. Serve as fiscal manager, develop annual budgets, and monitor all expenses.

11. Supervise Bishop/Mammoth campus’ bookstore operations and sales. Manage facilities for security, safety, appearance, maintenance, and function.

12. Secure rented facilities and equipment.

13. Serve on committees as assigned.

14. Represent the College at public functions.

15. Serve as the College representative on the Mammoth Lakes Foundation and the Eastern Sierra College Foundation and attend foundation functions.

16. Supervise and direct Contract Education for the Eastern Sierra College Center.

17. Complete Performance Evaluations for classified staff and faculty assigned to the Bishop/Mammoth Campuses, as required.

18. Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• Master’s degree or equivalent.

• Must have three years demonstrated progressively responsible leadership and supervisory roles in an educational setting.

• Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students and employees.

Knowledge and Abilities

• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

• Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff, business, and industry.

• Ability to work effectively with representatives of educational agencies, businesses, government, and the community-at-large in the identification, development, and implementation of credit and not-for-credit programs.

• Ability to develop and implement credit and contract education programs.

• Ability to demonstrate sensitivity in working with people of diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, as well as those with disabilities.

• Knowledge of teaching and learning strategies and experience in evaluation of those strategies.

• Computer competence.

• Demonstrated leadership abilities.

• Ability to apply policies and procedures consistently and correctly.

• Knowledge of the mission of California Community Colleges.

• Knowledge of matriculation procedures.

• Demonstrated ability to use initiative and resourcefulness in problem-solving.

SALARY RANGE$ 100,045.59 – $ 131,268.47 annually

Maximum Entry Level Salary: $ 105,110.40 annually


First Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by July 11, 2022 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:

• Completed Online Application for Employment form

• Current resume

• Letter of interest (Cover Letter)

• Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable

• List of five (5) professional references – Listed on application form

It is the applicant’s responsibility to redact (or remove) any personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of the applicant.

Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

Note: The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or practices.

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

All applicants must apply online at Emails will not be accepted.

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