Dean

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Dean

San Diego Community College District

Closing Date: 2/10/2023

Position Number: 003416

Location: San Diego City College

Position Type: Academic

The Position:

Under the direction of a Vice President of Instruction/Student Services or other assigned manager, plan, organize and direct a major instructional, instructional support or student services program on a college campus or at a large continuing education site.

Incumbents in this classification are assigned to manage and provide leadership to a large instructional program involving a group of academic subject areas, a large continuing education program, an instructional support or a student services program employing certificated personnel such as academic support, student affairs, student development, student affairs/matriculation or student services. Dean positions may supervise staff directly or through first-line supervisors, such as Associate Deans.

Plan, organize, coordinate, manage and evaluate an assigned instructional or instructional support program in accordance with legal requirements, District policies and sound instructional/guidance principles and practices.

Establish overall objectives and plans; initiate and participate in overall program planning; assess needs for new programs/services; facilitate their development and implementation in accordance with established approval guidelines and budgets.

Major Responsibilities:

Review and evaluate curricula and effect changes as needed with the advice of department chairpersons and faculty; develop and coordinate instructional services in support of matriculation and student services; advise and direct faculty members in designing and implementing special projects; approve the selection of textbooks, visual aids, and other instructional materials; direct course approval applications for submission to the District and the State Chancellor’s Office; assure the timely development of class schedules; direct the review and revision of materials for college catalogs related to assigned instructional area(s); assign instructors according to qualifications, scheduling requirements, and established work load standards.

The candidate must be able to successfully handle the following duties and responsibilities:

• Plan, organize, coordinate, manage, and evaluate an assigned instructional or instructional support program in accordance with legal requirements, District policies, and sound instructional/guidance principles, and practices.

• Establish overall objectives and plans; initiate and participate in overall program planning; assess needs for new programs and services; review curricula; facilitate curricula development and implementation in accordance with established approval guidelines and budgets.

• Direct the evaluation of facilities and equipment and recommend improvements.

• Communicate and interpret program objectives and offerings to potential students, other two-year and four-year institutions, community organizations, students, staff, instructors, and others.

• Screen, interview, select, assign, supervise, and evaluate regular and substitute faculty and staff; plan, coordinate, and provide orientation and in-service education for professional development of assigned staff.

• Prepare staff assignments and schedules; assign work location in accordance with established District policy.

• Manage the financial resources of the School and effectively advocate for resources; participates in budget development, and approves departmental budget items consistent with San Diego City College policy and procedures.

• Serve as a member of District/College committees and task forces; maintain liaison with other sites and District administration to ensure proper coordination of activities.

• Represent the District and participate at the local, state, and national levels at organizations, and in activities that improve, promote, and publicize instructional, career technical, and support programs.

• Develop and coordinate instructional services in support of matriculation and student services; advise and direct faculty members in designing and implementing special projects.

• Prepare reports and make presentations as necessary; assure the preparation, distribution, and maintenance of required reports, records, and files.

• Coordinate and facilitate the resolution of student, instructor, and staff conflicts, complaints, and grievances.

• Work with the local agency to request Labor Market Information reports for new and updated programs, and direct course approval applications for submission to the District, Regional Consortium, and State Chancellor’s Office.

• Direct the review and revision of materials for the college catalog related to assigned instructional areas.

• Perform related duties as assigned.

Knowledge:

• Principles and techniques of leadership, instructing, training, counseling and supervising.

• Goals and objectives of assigned programs.

• Program and staff evaluation principles.

• Governance systems for California community college districts

• Supervision, management and public administration principles.

• Budget, accounting and fund-raising principles.

• Local, state and federal laws governing programs and services of community college districts.

• Trends in educational program offerings.

• Content and course outlines.

• Delivery systems for instructional and instructional support programs and services.

• Goals of the District’s educational master plan.

• District’s collective bargaining process.

• Technical aspects of field of specialty.

• Current trends outside program which affect program.

• District organization, policies and procedures.

• Public relations and marketing techniques.

Skills and Abilities:

• Maintain excellent interpersonal relations with college, program and District staff, students and community groups.

• Train, select, assign, supervise and evaluate staff.

• Develop and direct delivery systems and implementation procedures for assigned programs and services.

• Develop and control budgets.

• Demonstrate analytical and assessment abilities.

• Influence and persuade people to follow a prescribed course of action.

• Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

In compliance with policies adopted by the Board of Trustees, applicants for

this position must show evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

1. Possession of a Master’s degree from a regionally accredited

institution; AND,

2. One (1) year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience

reasonably related to the administrator’s assignment.

Desired Qualifications:

The candidate must be able to successfully handle the following duties and responsibilities:

• Evidence of strong written and verbal communication skills.

• Knowledge of the disciplines in the School of Business, Information Technology, Cosmetology, Trades, and Engineering.

• Evidence of teaching experience and/or experience in business or industry.

• Experience with enrollment management as it relates to instructional programs.

• Knowledge of economic development issues related to the School of Business, Information Technology, Cosmetology, Trades, and Engineering.

• Ability and experience in planning, organizing, evaluating, and implementing projects working with faculty, staff, and students.

• Current knowledge of, and practice in, computer and learning management systems.

• Experience with curriculum development.

• Evidence of efforts to support faculty and staff development.

• Evidence of successful management and leadership abilities, as well as, the effective interpersonal skills necessary to provide innovative directions to the School of Business, Information Technology, Cosmetology, Trades, and Engineering in a shared governance environment.

• Experience with collective bargaining agreements.

• Ability to maintain effective working relationships and manage conflicts.

• Experience in teaching and/or training techniques and directing academic and vocational education programs.

• Knowledge and experience with the content and critical issues facing the disciplines in the School of Business, Information Technology, Cosmetology, Trades, and Engineering.

• Experience and/or knowledge in working with diverse students from a variety of socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.

• Experience with writing, submitting, and successfully managing grants.

• Ability to effectively manage budgets.

• Experience coordinating Career Technical Education advisory committees in multiple disciplines.

Licenses:

Valid California driver’s licenseCalifornia Community College Supervisory Credential.

Pay Information:

Range 18 ($9,263.00- $14,852.57) per month based on the current Management Salary Schedule.

Initial salary placement is commensurate with related experience and promotional rules. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid: medical, dental, and vision plans; sick and vacation leave; and opportunities for professional development. Initial Salary Placement, Promoted or transferred employees will be placed as specified in the Management Employees Handbook. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. A temporary probationary period will be applied to the employee entering this assignment. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

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All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

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